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Calvert, George, first Baron Baltimore (1579/80–1632)  

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Calvert, George, first Baron Baltimore (1579/80–1632), courtier and colonist in America  

John D. Krugler

Calvert, George, first Baron Baltimore (1579/80–1632), courtier and colonist in America, was born in Kiplin in Catterick parish, Yorkshire, the son of Leonard Calvert (b. c.1550) and Alica Crosland (d. early 1580s). He was descended from a Roman Catholic family that had been in ...

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Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer  

Paul Hopkins

Dicconson, William (1654/5–1742), Jacobite courtier and biographer, eldest son of Hugh Dicconson (c.1621–1691) of Wrightington Hall near Wigan, and his wife, Agnes (d. 1719), third daughter of Roger Kirkby of Kirkby, came from a Lancashire Roman Catholic gentry family, which occasionally (as in the 1660s) conformed outwardly. He had three brothers (including the Catholic bishop ...

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Higgons, Thomas [Jacobite Sir Thomas Higgons] (1668/9–1733), Jacobite court official  

Edward Corp

Higgons, Thomas [Jacobite Sir Thomas Higgons] (1668/9–1733), Jacobite court official, was the second of the three sons of Sir Thomas Higgons (1623/4–1691), diplomat and MP, and his second wife, Bridget (d. 1692), daughter of Sir Bevil Granville. He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford...

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Howard, Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-, sixteenth duke of Norfolk (1908–1975)  

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Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan- Howard, sixteenth duke of Norfolk (1908–1975) by Elliott & Fry, 1952 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Howard, Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-, sixteenth duke of Norfolk (1908–1975), courtier  

Michael Maclagan

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Howard, Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-, sixteenth duke of Norfolk (1908–1975), courtier, was born at Arundel Castle on 30 May 1908, the only son (there were also three daughters) of Henry Fitzalan-Howard, fifteenth duke of Norfolk (1847–1917), and his second wife, Gwendolen Mary Constable-Maxwell (1877–1945)...

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Howard, Henry Fitzalan-, fifteenth duke of Norfolk (1847–1917), courtier  

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revised by K. D. Reynolds

Howard, Henry Fitzalan-, fifteenth duke of Norfolk (1847–1917), courtier, born at Carlton House Terrace, London, on 27 December 1847, was the eldest son of Henry Granville Fitzalan-Howard, fourteenth duke (1815–1860), and his wife, Augusta (1821–1886), younger daughter of the first Baron Lyons. Edmund Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, ...

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Nairne, David [Jacobite Sir David Nairne, first baronet] (1655–1740), Jacobite courtier  

Edward Corp

Nairne, David [Jacobite Sir David Nairne, first baronet] (1655–1740), Jacobite courtier, was born in August 1655 at Sandford, Fife, and baptized on 7 September 1655 at St Phillins Church in St Andrews. He was the second of the four sons of Thomas Nairne (...