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Compton, Sir William (1482?–1528), courtier  

G. W. Bernard

Compton, Sir William (1482?–1528), courtier, was the son and heir of Edmund Compton of Compton, Warwickshire; he was described as eleven years old and more on his father's death in 1493. According to Dugdale he became a page to Prince Henry, duke of York...

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Crichton, William, of that ilk, first Lord Crichton (d. 1453), administrator and courtier  

Alan R. Borthwick

Crichton, William, of that ilk, first Lord Crichton (d. 1453), administrator and courtier, was the eldest son of Sir John Crichton of that ilk and his spouse, thought to have been Christian Grimslaw (who survived her husband). The family's principal seat was at ...

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Sidney, Sir Henry (1529–1586)  

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Sir Henry Sidney (1529–1586) attrib. Arnold Bronckorst, 1573 Petworth House, The Egremont Collection (The National Trust). Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Sidney, Sir Henry (1529–1586), lord deputy of Ireland and courtier  

Wallace T. MacCaffrey

Sidney, Sir Henry (1529–1586), lord deputy of Ireland and courtier, was the eldest and only surviving son of Sir William Sidney and Anne (d. 1543), daughter of Sir Hugh Pagenham and widow of Thomas Fitzwilliam, elder brother of William Fitzwilliam, earl of Southampton...

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Stewart, Andrew, Lord Avondale (c. 1420–1488), courtier  

Alan R. Borthwick

Stewart, Andrew, Lord Avondale (c. 1420–1488), courtier, appears to have been the eldest son of Walter Stewart (c.1392–1425), second son of Murdoch Stewart, second duke of Albany (c. 1362–1425), and Isabella, countess of Lennox (d. 1458/9). His mother's name is uncertain. She may have been a daughter of ...

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Stewart, James, earl of Arran (c. 1545–1596), courtier and administrator  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Stewart, James, earl of Arran (c. 1545–1596), courtier and administrator, was the second son of the eight children of Andrew Stewart, second Lord Ochiltree (1521?–1594?), and his first wife, Agnes Cunningham (d. in or after 1557), daughter of John Cunningham of Caprington...