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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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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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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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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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Fitzreinfrey, Gilbert (b. before 1181, d. 1220), administrator and landholder  

Paul Dalton

Fitzreinfrey, Gilbert (b. before 1181, d. 1220), administrator and landholder, was the son of Roger Fitzreinfrey, sheriff and justice, and an unknown mother and was also a nephew of Walter de Coutances (d. 1207), chancellor of England. His career was launched in 1189, when ...

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Gray, Andrew, first Lord Gray (b. c. 1390, d. in or before 1470), administrator and landowner  

Michael A. Penman

Gray, Andrew, first Lord Gray (b. c. 1390, d. in or before 1470), administrator and landowner, was the son and heir of Sir Andrew Gray of Broxmouth in Roxburghshire (d. before 17 July 1445) and his first wife, Janet, daughter of Sir Roger Mortimer...

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Gruffudd ap Nicolas (b. c. 1390, d. in or after 1460), landowner and administrator  

R. A. Griffiths

Gruffudd ap Nicolas (b. c. 1390, d. in or after 1460), landowner and administrator, was the son of Nicolas ap Philip ap Syr Elidyr Ddu and Jenet, daughter of Gruffudd ap Llywelyn Foethus; both families came from the Tywi valley (Carmarthenshire), which Gruffudd...

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Hamilton family (per. 1295–1479), landowners and administrators  

Alan R. Borthwick

Hamilton family (per. 1295–1479), landowners and administrators, is of uncertain origins. A now lost account of the family, supposedly written c.1450 (which in its reported form does not inspire much confidence), claims that the first Hamilton to arrive in Scotland was Sir Gilbert...

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Hungerford, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1328, d. 1397), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons  

Charles Kightly

Hungerford, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1328, d. 1397), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son of Walter Hungerford and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Adam Fitzjohn of Cherhill, Wiltshire. Though best known as speaker of the ...

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Langley, Sir Geoffrey (c. 1200–1274), administrator and landowner  

Peter Coss

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Langley, Sir Geoffrey (c. 1200–1274), administrator and landowner, was the son of Walter de Langley, minor knight with property at Siddington in Gloucestershire and at Pinley near Coventry, and his wife, Emma de Lacy (d. in or before 1222). He was probably of age by 1222, which suggests a date of birth about 1200, and first appears in royal service in 1233–4 as constable of ...

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