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Conolly [Lennox], Lady Louisa Augusta (1743–1821)  

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Lady Louisa Augusta Conolly (1743–1821) by Allan Ramsay, 1759 © reserved

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Conolly [née Lennox], Lady Louisa Augusta (1743–1821), noblewoman and philanthropist  

Rosemary Richey

Conolly [née Lennox], Lady Louisa Augusta (1743–1821), noblewoman and philanthropist, was born on 24 November 1743, the fifth of the seven surviving children of Charles Lennox, second duke of Richmond and Lennox (1701–1750), and his wife, Sarah (1706–1751), daughter of William Cadogan, ...

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Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist  

E. J. T. Collins

Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist, was born at Camberwell, London, on 4 September 1865, the second of the three sons of John Mason Cook (1834–1899), travel agent [see under Cook, Thomas], and Emma, daughter of Thomas William Hodges...

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Craven, John, Baron Craven (bap. 1610, d. 1648)  

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Grosvenor, Gerald Cavendish, sixth duke of Westminster (1951–2016), landowner, territorial soldier, and philanthropist  

Martin Vander Weyer

Grosvenor, Gerald Cavendish, sixth duke of Westminster (1951–2016), landowner, territorial soldier, and philanthropist, was born at Omagh in Northern Ireland on 22 December 1951, the only son and second of the three children of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert George Grosvenor, later fifth duke of Westminster...

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Lombe [formerly Beevor], Edward (1798/9–1852), landowner and philanthropist  

Brian Carter

Lombe [formerly Beevor], Edward (1798/9–1852), landowner and philanthropist, was the son of Edward Beevor (d. 1847), a Norwich attorney, and his wife, Sylvia. He succeeded his father in 1847 as tenant for life to the Lombe estate of Melton Hall, Wymondham, Norfolk...

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Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck (1833–1897), philanthropist  

Frank Prochaska

Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck (1833–1897), philanthropist, was born Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth on 27 November 1833 in Hanover, the youngest of the three children of the seventh son of George III, Adolphus Frederick, duke of Cambridge...

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Mary Adelaide, Princess, duchess of Teck (1833–1897)  

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Princess Mary Adelaide, duchess of Teck (1833–1897) by Camille Silvy, 1860 [standing, with her mother, Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, duchess of Cambridge] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Percy, Algernon, fourth duke of Northumberland (1792–1865), landowner and philanthropist  

F. M. L. Thompson

Percy, Algernon, fourth duke of Northumberland (1792–1865), landowner and philanthropist, was born at Syon House, Middlesex, on 15 December 1792, the second son of Hugh Percy, second duke of Northumberland (1742–1817), and his second wife, Frances Julia (1752–1820), third daughter of Peter Burrell...

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Smith, Augustus John (1804–1872), landowner and philanthropist  

Peter Mandler

Smith, Augustus John (1804–1872), landowner and philanthropist, was born in London on 15 September 1804, the eldest of six children of James Smith (1768–1843), landowner and scion of a Nottingham banking family, and his second wife, Mary Isabella (1784–1823), eldest daughter of Augustus Pechell...