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Burne, Sir Owen Tudor (1837–1909), army officer and administrator in India, was born at Plymouth on 12 April 1837, the eleventh of the nineteen children of the Revd Henry Thomas Burne (1799–1865), and his wife, Knightley Goodman (1805–1878), daughter of Captain Marriott, Royal Horse Guards...


Henry William Paget, first marquess of Anglesey (1768–1854) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1816–17 Plas Newydd, The Anglesey Collection (The National Trust). Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London


Paget [formerly Bayly], Henry William, first marquess of Anglesey (1768–1854), army officer and politician, was born on 17 May 1768 in London, probably at Uxbridge House, Burlington Gardens, the eldest of the twelve children of Henry Bayly (1744–1812) and his wife, Jane (...


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Rainsford, Charles (1728–1809), army officer, born at West Ham, Essex, on 3 February 1728, was the second son of Francis Rainsford (d. 1770), an alderman of Maldon, Essex, and influential in its parliamentary elections, and his wife, Isabella, daughter of William Bale...