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Cover Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835)

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835)  

Maker: Thomas Gainsborough

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Francis Basset, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835) by Thomas Gainsborough, c. 1786 in the collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, William A. Clark

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Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner  

Roland Thorne

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner, was born at Walcot, Oxfordshire, on 9 August 1757, first-born of two sons and five daughters of Francis Basset (1715–1769), MP and landowner, of Tehidy, Cornwall, and his wife, Margaret...

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Cover Carington, Charles Robert Wynn-, marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928)

Carington, Charles Robert Wynn-, marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928)  

Maker: Harold Speed

Charles Robert Wynn- Carington, marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928) by Harold Speed, 1909 © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Carrington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carington], third Baron Carrington and marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner  

Andrew Adonis

Carrington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carington], third Baron Carrington and marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner, was born in Whitehall, London, on 16 May 1843, the elder son of Robert John Carrington, formerly Smith (1796–1868), second Baron Carrington...

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Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner  

R. J. Hunter

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of Alexander Caulfeild. Nothing is known of his early years or education, but from 1590 he pursued a military career, sailing on ...

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Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851), landowner and politician  

H. C. G. Matthew

Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851), landowner and politician, was the elder son of Thomas Pelham-Clinton, third duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1752–1795), and his wife, Lady Anna Maria Stanhope (1760–1834), fifth daughter of William Stanhope, second earl of Harrington...

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Cover Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851)

Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851)  

Maker: Henry William Pickersgill

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Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham- Clinton, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851) by Henry William Pickersgill, exh. 1835 Palace of Westminster Collection

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Cotton, Sir Thomas, second baronet (1594–1662)  

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Cowper, Francis Thomas de Grey, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905), politician and landowner  

Allen Warren

Cowper, Francis Thomas de Grey, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905), politician and landowner, was born on 11 June 1834 in Berkeley Square, London. Styled Viscount Fordwich until he succeeded to his father's title, he was the eldest in the family of two sons and four daughters of ...

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Cowper, Francis Thomas de Grey, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905)  

Maker: unknown lithographer

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Francis Thomas de Grey Cowper, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905) by unknown lithographer (after Violet Manners, duchess of Rutland, 1894) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Curzon, Sir Nathaniel, fourth baronet (1675/6–1758), landowner and politician  

A. A. Hanham

Curzon, Sir Nathaniel, fourth baronet (1675/6–1758), landowner and politician, was the second of the five sons of Sir Nathaniel Curzon, second baronet (1636–1719), and his wife, Sarah (c.1655–1728), daughter of William Penn of Penn, Buckinghamshire. The Curzons, originally from Normandy, had been resident in ...

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Edgcumbe, Sir Richard (1499–1562), landowner and member of parliament  

Patricia Hyde

Edgcumbe, Sir Richard (1499–1562), landowner and member of parliament, was the eldest son of Sir Peter Edgcumbe (1477–1539) [see under Edgcumbe, Sir Richard] of Cotehele, Cornwall, and his first wife, Jane (d. before 1525), daughter and heir of James Derneford...

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Fane, Francis, first earl of Westmorland (1583/4–1629)  

See Fane, Sir Thomas

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Fitzgerald, James, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773), politician and landowner  

Eoin Magennis

Fitzgerald, James, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773), politician and landowner, was born on 29 May 1722 at Carton, co. Kildare, Ireland, the second son but surviving heir of Robert Fitzgerald, nineteenth earl of Kildare (1675–1744), landowner, and Lady Mary O'Brien (1692–1780), eldest daughter of ...

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Fitzgerald, James, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773)  

Maker: Allan Ramsay

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James Fitzgerald, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773) by Allan Ramsay, 1762 © reserved

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Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833), politician and landowner  

David Wilkinson

Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833), politician and landowner, was born William Fitzwilliam at Milton House, near Peterborough, on 30 May 1748, the eldest son of William Fitzwilliam, ...

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Cover Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833)

Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833)  

Maker: Sir Thomas Lawrence

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William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1827 private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Fraser, William, twelfth Lord Saltoun of Abernethy (1654–1715), landowner and politician  

Stuart Handley

Fraser, William, twelfth Lord Saltoun of Abernethy (1654–1715), landowner and politician, was born on 21 November 1654, the second son of Alexander Fraser, master of Saltoun (c.1630–1682), and his first wife, Lady Anne Kerr (1631–1658), eldest daughter of William Kerr, earl of Lothian...

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French, Robert (1716–1779), landowner and politician  

Toby Barnard

French, Robert (1716–1779), landowner and politician, was the eldest son of Patrick French (d. 1744), barrister, and Jane Digby, the daughter of Simon Digby, successively bishop of Limerick and Elphin. The Frenches, of Anglo-Norman origins, had settled originally in the port of ...

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