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Balliol [Baliol], Alexander de (d. 1310?), nobleman and administrator  

G. P. Stell

Balliol [Baliol], Alexander de (d. 1310?), nobleman and administrator, was the second son of Henry de Balliol (d. 1246), chamberlain of Scotland, and his wife, Lora de Valognes (d. in or before 1272). Alexander, who was lord of Cavers in Roxburghshire, is clearly distinguishable from his namesake and contemporary, ...

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Balliol [Baliol], Henry de (d. 1246), nobleman and administrator  

G. P. Stell

Balliol [Baliol], Henry de (d. 1246), nobleman and administrator, was the youngest brother of Hugh de Balliol (d. 1229) of Barnard Castle; together with another of his elder brothers, Ingelram or Ingram (d. c.1244), he was the first of his family to acquire lands and interests in ...

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Basset, Philip (d. 1271), justiciar and royalist nobleman  

R. Malcolm Hogg

Basset, Philip (d. 1271), justiciar and royalist nobleman, was a younger son and eventually—on the death of his brother, Fulk Basset, bishop of London, in 1259—heir of Alan Basset, lord of Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Despite a strong family tradition of royal service, which Basset...

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Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Powick (c. 1400–1475), nobleman and administrator  

John Watts

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Powick (c. 1400–1475), nobleman and administrator, was the son and eventually the heir of Sir William Beauchamp of Powick in Worcestershire (c.1370–c.1421) and his wife, Katherine Usflete (d. after 1436). Sir William...

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Erskine family (per. c. 1350–c. 1450), administrators and noblemen  

S. I. Boardman

Erskine family (per. c. 1350–c. 1450), administrators and noblemen, became important in the court politics and government of Scotland in the second half of the fourteenth century. Established in Renfrewshire by the thirteenth century, the Erskines were followers of the Stewarts, and it was after the capture of ...

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Eustace, James, third Viscount Baltinglass (1530–1585), nobleman and rebel  

Colm Lennon

Eustace, James, third Viscount Baltinglass (1530–1585), nobleman and rebel, was the eldest son and heir of Sir Roland Eustace, later second Viscount Baltinglass (1504–1579), and Joan, daughter of James Butler, Lord Dunboyne. The family had a long and distinguished record of royal service in ...

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Fitzgerald, Thomas [called Silken Thomas], tenth earl of Kildare [known as Lord Offaly] (1513–1537), nobleman and rebel  

Steven G. Ellis

Fitzgerald, Thomas [called Silken Thomas], tenth earl of Kildare [known as Lord Offaly] (1513–1537), nobleman and rebel, was born in London, the only son of Gerald Fitzgerald, ninth earl of Kildare (1487–1534), and his first wife, Elizabeth (d. 1517), daughter of ...

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Fleming, James, fourth Lord Fleming (1533/4–1558), courtier and nobleman  

Marcus Merriman

Fleming, James, fourth Lord Fleming (1533/4–1558), courtier and nobleman, was the elder son of Malcolm, third Lord Fleming (c.1494–1547), and his wife, Janet Stewart (d. 1560×64), an illegitimate daughter of James IV. Malcolm Fleming was chamberlain to James V by 1528 and remained high in the king's favour thereafter. A regular witness to charters under the great seal, he accompanied ...

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Forbes, Alexander, fourth Lord Forbes (d. 1491)  

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Gordon, Charles (d. 1702)  

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Grey, John, second Lord Grey of Wilton (d. 1323), nobleman and administrator  

A. J. Musson

Grey, John, second Lord Grey of Wilton (d. 1323), nobleman and administrator, was the son of Reynold, first Lord Grey, and his wife, Matilda. He was at least forty at his father's death in 1308 and inherited lands in Ruthin, Denbighshire, Wilton, Herefordshire...

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Grey, Reynold, third Baron Grey of Ruthin (c. 1362–1440), nobleman and administrator  

R. Ian Jack

Grey, Reynold, third Baron Grey of Ruthin (c. 1362–1440), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of Reynold Grey, second Baron Grey of Ruthin (d. 1388), and of his wife, Eleanor (d. 1396), daughter of John, second Baron Strange of Blackmere...

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Hastings, Sir Henry (1235?–1269), nobleman and baronial leader  

C. L. Kingsford

revised by H. W. Ridgeway

Hastings, Sir Henry (1235?–1269), nobleman and baronial leader, was the son of Henry Hastings (d. 1250) and Ada, third daughter of David, earl of Huntingdon, brother of William the Lion, and Maud, daughter and coheir of Hugh, earl of Chester. His grandfather ...

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Hungerford, Robert, third Baron Hungerford and Baron Moleyns (c. 1423–1464), nobleman and administrator  

Michael Hicks

Hungerford, Robert, third Baron Hungerford and Baron Moleyns (c. 1423–1464), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of Robert Hungerford, second Baron Hungerford (c. 1400–1459), and Margaret Botreaux (d. 1478). He was born in the early 1420s—he was of age by 1445—and was married by 1439 to ...

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Hungerford, Walter, first Baron Hungerford (1378–1449), soldier, administrator, and speaker of the House of Commons  

Charles Kightly

Hungerford, Walter, first Baron Hungerford (1378–1449), soldier, administrator, and speaker of the House of Commons, was the fourth but only surviving son of Sir Thomas Hungerford (d. 1397) of Farleigh Montfort, Somerset, being the elder son of his second marriage, to Joan (...

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Lindsay, David, fifth earl of Crawford and duke of Montrose (1440–1495)  

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