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Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel  

Henry Summerson

Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel, was born at Birling, Kent, on 22 December 1369, the son of William, fourth Baron Bardolf (1349–1386), and his wife, Agnes (d. 1403), the daughter of Michael Poynings, first Lord Poynings (c. 1318–1369)...

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Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner  

Linda Clark

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner, came from Holt in Worcestershire, and belonged to a cadet branch of the great family of Beauchamp, whose head was the earl of Warwick. He was the son of another John (...

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Bodrugan [Trenowith], Sir Henry (c. 1426–1487x1503), landowner and rebel  

Philippa C. Maddern

Bodrugan [Trenowith], Sir Henry (c. 1426–1487x1503), landowner and rebel, sometimes called Henry Trenowith, was the son and heir of Sir William Bodrugan of Newham, Cornwall (c.1398–1441), and of Philippa, daughter of Sir John Arundel of Lanherne, Cornwall (fl. 1426–1450). He was descended through his paternal great-grandmother, ...

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Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner  

Martin Cherry

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner, was probably born at Shute, near Axminster, Devon, the son of John Bonville (d. 1396) and his wife, Elizabeth Fitzroger (b. c.1370, d. in or before 1421), and heir to both his father and grandfather, ...

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Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician  

Liam Chambers

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician, was born in April 1726, probably at Killarney, co. Kerry, the second of four children of Valentine Browne, third Viscount Kenmare (1695–1736), landowner, and his first wife, Honoria Butler (d. 1730), daughter of ...

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Brydges, Sir Richard (c. 1500–1558), landowner and administrator  

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Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician  

Jane Ohlmeyer

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician, was the only son of Richard de Burgh, fourth earl of Clanricarde (1572–1635), and his wife, Frances (d. 1632), daughter and heir of Sir Francis Walsingham and widow of Sir Philip Sidney...

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Carew, Sir Edmund (c. 1464–1513), landowner and administrator  

Pamela Y. Stanton

Carew, Sir Edmund (c. 1464–1513), landowner and administrator, was the eldest of three children of Sir Nicholas Carew (c.1423–1470) of Mohun's Ottery, Devon, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1471), eldest daughter of Sir John Dinham (1405/6–1458) [see under Dinham family...

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Chandos, Sir John (d. 1428), landowner and administrator  

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Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons  

Hannes Kleineke

Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son and heir of Sir Thomas Charlton of Hillingdon (d. 1445), landowner and MP, and his wife, Elizabeth Fraunceys (d. 1451). Through his mother's aunt Maud...

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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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Darcy, Sir John (b. before 1284, d. 1347), landowner and administrator  

W. M. Ormrod

Darcy, Sir John (b. before 1284, d. 1347), landowner and administrator, of Knaith and Upton, Lincolnshire and Kexby, Yorkshire, was the son and heir of Sir Roger Darcy (d. c.1284) of Oldcoates and Styrrup, Nottinghamshire, and of Isabel, daughter of Sir William d'Aton...

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Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician  

Alan O'Day

Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician, was the second son of Gerald Dease of Turbotston, co. Westmeath, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Edmund O'Callaghan of Kilgory, co. Clare. He was born into one of the oldest and most prominent Catholic families in ...

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D'Oilly, Robert (d. c. 1092), landowner and administrator  

John Blair

D'Oilly, Robert (d. c. 1092), landowner and administrator, took his name from Ouilly-le-Vicomte near Lisieux in Normandy. With his brothers Nigel and Gilbert he came to England at the conquest. He first occurs (as minister) in a royal writ of 1067, and his role as royal constable, which was to become hereditary in his family, suggests that he had risen in the immediate entourage of ...

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Eadnoth the Staller (d. 1068), landowner and administrator  

Ann Williams

Eadnoth the Staller (d. 1068), landowner and administrator, is addressed in a writ of Edward the Confessor, relating to Hampshire and dated between 1053 and 1066 (AS chart., S 1129); his attestation is also found on two spurious charters for 1065 and he was probably at the beginning of his career in the 1060s. Stallers were members of the royal household and ...

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Esmonde, Sir Thomas Henry Grattan, eleventh baronet (1862–1935), landowner and politician  

Patrick Maume

Esmonde, Sir Thomas Henry Grattan, eleventh baronet (1862–1935), landowner and politician, was born on 21 September 1862 in Pau, France, the eldest of seven children of Sir John Esmonde, tenth baronet (1826–1876), Liberal and Home Rule MP for Waterford County from 1852 to 1876, and his wife, ...

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Fitzgerald, Sir John (c. 1540–1582), rebel and landowner  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzgerald, Sir John (c. 1540–1582), rebel and landowner, was the second legitimate son of James fitz John Fitzgerald, thirteenth earl of Desmond (d. 1558), and More or Maud (d. 1548), daughter of Sir Mulroney MacShane O'Carroll, lord of Ely O'Carroll. Fitzgerald spent his formative years learning the intricacies of local politics and warfare with his brother ...