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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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Ponsonby, Frederick, third earl of Bessborough (1758–1844)  

Maker: Sir Joshua Reynolds

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Frederick Ponsonby, third earl of Bessborough (1758–1844) by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1785 private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Ponsonby, Frederick, third earl of Bessborough (1758–1844), politician and landowner  

John Rosselli

Ponsonby, Frederick, third earl of Bessborough (1758–1844), politician and landowner, was born on 24 January 1758, most probably at 1 Cavendish Square, London, the fifth (but only surviving) son of William Ponsonby, second earl of Bessborough (1704–1793), and his wife, Lady Caroline Cavendish (1719–1760)...

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Ponsonby, John William, fourth earl of Bessborough (1781–1847)  

Maker: Sir Edwin Landseer

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John William Ponsonby, fourth earl of Bessborough (1781–1847) by Sir Edwin Landseer, c. 1835 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ponsonby, John William, fourth earl of Bessborough (1781–1847), politician and landowner  

K. Theodore Hoppen

Ponsonby, John William, fourth earl of Bessborough (1781–1847), politician and landowner, was born on 31 August 1781, the eldest son of Frederick Ponsonby, third earl of Bessborough (1758–1844), and his wife, Henrietta Frances Ponsonby (1761–1821), the second daughter of John, first Earl Spencer...