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Cross, (Philip Louis) Ulric (1917–2013), air force officer, judge, and diplomatist, was born on 1 May 1917 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, the son of Reginald Rufus Cross, headteacher, and his wife, Maud. One of nine children, at the age of eleven he qualified for a free secondary education scholarship and attended ...

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Dean, Sir Patrick Henry (1909–1994), lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 16 March 1909 in Berlin, the only son and elder child of Henry Roy Dean (1879–1961), professor of pathology and later master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and his wife, Irene (1875–1959), daughter of ...

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Eden, William, first Baron Auckland (1744–1814), penal reformer and diplomatist, was born on 3 April 1744, the third son of Sir Robert Eden, third baronet (d. 1755), landowner, of Windlestone Hall, West Auckland, co. Durham, and Mary (d. 1794), daughter of ...

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Jenkins, Sir Leoline (1625–1685), lawyer and diplomat, was born in Llantrithyd, Glamorgan, the son of Leoline or Lewellyn Jenkins, a yeoman of modest estate from Llanblethian in Glamorgan, who was recognized as being 'honest, prudent and industrious' (Wynne, 1.1). ...

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Maclean, Donald Duart (1913–1983), diplomatist and spy, was born in London on 25 May 1913, the third of four sons and five children of Sir Donald Maclean (1864–1932), Liberal politician and cabinet minister, and his wife, Gwendolen Margaret, eldest daughter of Andrew Devitt JP...

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Pauncefote, Julian, Baron Pauncefote (1828–1902), lawyer and diplomatist, was born on 13 September 1828 at Munich, Bavaria, the third and youngest son of Robert Pauncefote (formerly Smith; 1788–1843) of Preston Court, Preston, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Emma Smith (d. 1853), daughter of ...

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Yonge, John (1466/7–1516), civil lawyer and diplomat, was born at Heyford, Oxfordshire, a manor which belonged to New College, Oxford. Yonge later lived in Rye, Sussex. Nothing is known of his parents. When aged eleven he entered Winchester College as a scholar on 29 September 1478. He became a scholar of ...