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Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner  

J. D. Alsop

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner, was the only surviving son and heir of James Aucher (d. 1509), gentleman, of Otterden, Kent, and his wife, Alice Hill. The father, a son and heir of John and Margaret Aucher, was the successful head of a minor gentry family who bequeathed much of his estate to the church. In his will of 1 January 1509 he entrusted his son to ...

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Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder  

Barbara Donagan

Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder, was the only daughter and an heir of Ralph Hawtrey (1570–1638) and his wife, Mary Altham (1578–1647). The Hawtreys claimed Norman descent and established themselves in Ruislip, Middlesex, in the sixteenth century. In 1618 she married ...

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Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner  

Stephen Wright

Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner, was baptized at Hollingbourne, Kent, on 20 October 1576, the eldest son of Martin Barnham of Hollingbourne (bap. 1548, d. 1610) and his first wife, Ursula (d. 1579), daughter of ...

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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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Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643)  

Maker: Isaac Oliver

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Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork (1566–1643) by Isaac Oliver, c. 1610–15 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator  

Toby Barnard

Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator, was born at Preston, near Faversham in Kent, on 13 October 1566, the second son of Roger Boyle (d. 1576), landowner, and his wife, Joan, daughter of Robert Naylor. Roger Boyle, a cadet of a ...

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Brydges, Thomas (d. 1559), landowner and administrator  

Roger Ashley

Brydges, Thomas (d. 1559), landowner and administrator, was the second son of Sir Giles Brydges (d. 1511) of Coberley, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Isabel Baynham. His elder brother was John Brydges, first Baron Chandos. He married first Jane, daughter and coheir of ...

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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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Carteret, Sir Philippe [Philip] de (1584–1643), landowner and office-holder  

Helen M. E. Evans

Carteret, Sir Philippe [Philip] de (1584–1643), landowner and office-holder, was born in Sark on 18 February 1584, the eldest son of Sir Philippe de Carteret (d. 1594) and his wife, Rachel, daughter of George Poulet, lieutenant-governor and bailiff of Jersey. His grandfather, ...

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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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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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Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner  

David Daniel Rees

Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Croft (d. 1601) [see under Croft, Sir James] of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and his first wife, Anne (d. 1575), daughter and heir of ...

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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 ...