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Biddulph, Sir Thomas Myddleton (1809–1878), courtier and army officer  

Arthur H. Grant

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Biddulph, Sir Thomas Myddleton (1809–1878), courtier and army officer, born on 29 July 1809, was the second son of Robert Biddulph of Ledbury and Charlotte, the daughter and coheir of Richard Myddleton MP, of Chirk Castle, of the old Welsh family of Myddleton...

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Biddulph, Sir Thomas Myddleton (1809–1878)  

Maker: Heinrich von Angeli

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Sir Thomas Myddleton Biddulph (1809–1878) by Heinrich von Angeli, 1878 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Bloomfield, Benjamin, first Baron Bloomfield (1768–1846), army officer and courtier  

H. M. Chichester

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Bloomfield, Benjamin, first Baron Bloomfield (1768–1846), army officer and courtier, the only son of John Bloomfield, of Newport, co. Tipperary, a lieutenant in the Grenadier Guards, and his wife, Anne (d. 1828), daughter of Samuel Waller, barrister, and sister of Sir Robert Waller, baronet...

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Bowles, Sir George (1787–1876), army officer and courtier  

H. M. Chichester

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Bowles, Sir George (1787–1876), army officer and courtier, was born at Heale House, Wiltshire, the second son of William Bowles of Heale House, and Dinah Frankland, daughter of Admiral Sir Thomas Frankland, bt. William Bowles was his elder brother. He entered the army...

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Browning, Sir Frederick Arthur Montague (1896–1965), army officer and courtier  

Stephen Badsey

Browning, Sir Frederick Arthur Montague (1896–1965), army officer and courtier, often known as Boy Browning, or as Tommy to intimates, was born on 20 December 1896, at 31 Hans Road, Brompton, London, the second child and only son of Frederick Henry Browning and his wife, ...

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Browning, Sir Frederick Arthur Montague (1896–1965)  

Maker: Sir Gerald Kelly

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Sir Frederick Arthur Montague Browning (1896–1965) by Sir Gerald Kelly, 1923 © reserved; private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Craven, William, earl of Craven (bap. 1608, d. 1697)  

Maker: Gerrit van Honthorst

William Craven, earl of Craven (bap. 1608, d. 1697) by Gerrit van Honthorst private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Craven, William, earl of Craven (bap. 1608, d. 1697), army officer and royal servant  

R. Malcolm Smuts

Craven, William, earl of Craven (bap. 1608, d. 1697), army officer and royal servant, was baptized on 26 June 1608 at St Andrew Undershaft, London, the eldest son of the London alderman Sir William Craven (c. 1545–1618) and his wife, Elizabeth (d...

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Edwards, Sir Fleetwood Isham (1842–1910), army officer and courtier  

R. H. Vetch

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Edwards, Sir Fleetwood Isham (1842–1910), army officer and courtier, was born at Thames Ditton, Surrey, on 21 April 1842, the second son of Thomas Edwards (1792–1878) of Woodside, Harrow on the Hill, a stockbroker, and his wife, Hester Magdalen Penelope (...

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Fitzcharles, Charles, earl of Plymouth (c. 1657–1680), courtier and army officer  

John Callow

Fitzcharles, Charles, earl of Plymouth (c. 1657–1680), courtier and army officer, was born, probably in Bruges, in 1657, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685), and Catherine Pegge (d. 1678). His mother's liaison with the exiled king had come to an end by 1658, and he was brought up by her in the ...

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FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], George, duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), courtier and army officer  

J. M. Rigg

revised by Matthew Kilburn

FitzRoy [formerly Palmer], George, duke of Northumberland (1665–1716), courtier and army officer, was born on 28 December 1665 at Merton College, Oxford, the third and youngest son of Charles II and Barbara Palmer, countess of Castlemaine (bap. 1640, d. 1709). For the first few years of his life he was officially the son of his mother's husband, ...

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Gilliat, Sir Martin John (1913–1993), army officer and courtier  

Hugo Vickers

Gilliat, Sir Martin John (1913–1993), army officer and courtier, was born on 8 February 1913, the younger son and second of the three children of Lieutenant-Colonel John Babington Gilliat (1868–1949), army officer and landowner, of Hertfordshire, and his wife, Muriel Helen Lycette, née...

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Gilliat, Sir Martin John (1913–1993)  

Maker: Walter Bird

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Sir Martin John Gilliat (1913–1993) by Walter Bird, 1962 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Grey, Charles (1804–1870), army officer and courtier  

K. D. Reynolds

Grey, Charles (1804–1870), army officer and courtier, second surviving son of Charles Grey, second Earl Grey (1764–1845), and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Ponsonby (1776–1861), was born at Howick Hall, Northumberland, on 15 March 1804. He was educated at home under the supervision of his father, and entered the ...

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Grey, Charles (1804–1870)  

Maker: Sir Francis Grant

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Charles Grey (1804–1870) by Sir Francis Grant, 1868 private collection; photograph: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

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Knollys, Sir William Thomas (1797–1883), army officer and courtier  

Henry Knollys

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Knollys, Sir William Thomas (1797–1883), army officer and courtier, born on 1 August 1797, was the eldest son of General William Knollys, styled eighth earl of Banbury [see under Knollys, Charles, styled fourth earl of Banbury], and his wife, Charlotte Martha Blackwell...

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Masham, Samuel (1678/9–1758), courtier and army officer  

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Probyn, Sir Dighton Macnaghten (1833–1924), army officer and courtier  

James Lunt

Probyn, Sir Dighton Macnaghten (1833–1924), army officer and courtier, was born in London on 21 January 1833, the third of six sons of George Probyn, captain in the East India naval service, and his wife, Alicia (d. 1864), the daughter of Sir Francis Workman-Macnaghten...

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Reymes, Bullen (1613–1672), army officer, courtier, and government official  

R. O. Bucholz

Reymes, Bullen (1613–1672), army officer, courtier, and government official, was born on 28 December 1613 at Petre Hayes, Devon, the eldest son and heir of Bullen Reymes (1586–1652) of Westminster, a courtier and gentleman usher to the duchess of Buckingham, and Mary (1585–1660)...

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Taylor, Sir Herbert (1775–1839), courtier and army officer  

R. H. Vetch

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Taylor, Sir Herbert (1775–1839), courtier and army officer, second son of the Revd Edward Taylor (1734–1798), of Bifrons, Kent, rector of Patrixbourne, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1780?), daughter of Thomas Payler of Ileden, Kent, was born on 29 September 1775 at ...