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Aubigny, Philip d' [Philip Daubeney] (d. 1236), knight and royal councillor  

Nicholas Vincent

Aubigny, Philip d' [Philip Daubeney] (d. 1236), knight and royal councillor, was a member of a junior branch of the family of d'Aubigny, native to St Aubin-d'Aubigné (Ille-et-Vilaine), north of Rennes in Brittany, whose senior branch had acquired the English honour of Belvoir...

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Basset, Gilbert (d. 1241), knight and rebel  

Nicholas Vincent

Basset, Gilbert (d. 1241), knight and rebel, was the son and heir of Alan Basset (d. 1232) and his wife, Alice or Alina de Gai (d. 1230), or possibly an earlier wife, Alice de Gray. Alan was probably the youngest of the three sons of ...

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Cave, Sir Ambrose (c. 1503–1568)  

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Sir Ambrose Cave (c. 1503–1568) by unknown artist Stanford Hall. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Cave, Sir Ambrose (c. 1503–1568), knight of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem and administrator  

Sybil M. Jack

Cave, Sir Ambrose (c. 1503–1568), knight of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem and administrator, was the fourth or fifth son of Richard Cave (d. 1542) of Stanford, Northamptonshire, and his second wife, Margaret, daughter of John Saxby of Northampton. He satisfied the criteria of nobility of birth necessary for admission as a knight of the English ...

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Maulay [Malo Lacu], Peter de (d. 1241), knight and royal councillor  

Nicholas Vincent

Maulay [Malo Lacu], Peter de (d. 1241), knight and royal councillor, took his name from Maulay in France, in the border region separating the provinces of Poitou and the Touraine. The identity of his father and mother remains unknown. By contemporaries it was said that he had risen from relatively humble origins, and that he abandoned his estates in ...