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Bussy, Sir John (d. 1399), speaker of the House of Commons and courtier  

James L. Gillespie

Bussy, Sir John (d. 1399), speaker of the House of Commons and courtier, was the son and heir of Sir William Bussy of Hougham, Lincolnshire, and Thistleton, Rutland, and Isabel, daughter of John Paynell of Boothby. Bussy first appears in the records in 1378, when he served overseas under the command of ...

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Stewart, Francis, first earl of Bothwell (1562–1612), courtier and politician  

Rob Macpherson

Stewart, Francis, first earl of Bothwell (1562–1612), courtier and politician, was probably born in December 1562, the only legitimate son of John Stewart, Lord Darnley and commendator of Coldingham (c.1531–1563), son of James V, and Lady Janet Hepburn (c.1532–...

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Waldegrave, James, second Earl Waldegrave (1715–1763), courtier and politician  

Peter D. G. Thomas

Waldegrave, James, second Earl Waldegrave (1715–1763), courtier and politician, was born on 4 March 1715, the eldest of the three sons of James Waldegrave, second Baron and first Earl Waldegrave (1684–1741), of Navestock, Essex, and his wife, Mary (1695/6–1719), the second daughter of ...

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Waldegrave, Sir Richard (c. 1338–1410), courtier and speaker of the House of Commons  

Max Satchell

Waldegrave, Sir Richard (c. 1338–1410), courtier and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Sir Richard Waldegrave of Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire, who was knight of the shire for Lincolnshire in 1335, and died late in 1339. A minor at his father's death, the younger ...