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Borthwick family (per. c. 1400–c. 1515), landowners and administrators witness of crown charters  

Alan R. Borthwick

Borthwick family (per. c. 1400–c. 1515), landowners and administrators, provided some significant servants to the Scottish crown, especially in the second half of the fifteenth century. There are problems in constructing this family's genealogy, as between c.1370 and 1544 all the heads of the family bore the Christian name ...

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Boyd family (per. c. 1300–c. 1480), landowners and administrators  

Roland J. Tanner

Boyd family (per. c. 1300–c. 1480), landowners and administrators, rose to prominence from a landed base in Ayrshire. The first member of the family to achieve national eminence was Sir Robert Boyd (d. 1333) under Robert I, even though he played an uncertain role in the early stages of the wars of independence. Certainly following the general submission of 1304 he entered English service as coroner of ...

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Boyd, Robert, first Lord Boyd (d. 1481/2)  

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Boyd, Thomas, first earl of Arran (d. before 1474)  

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Brydges, Grey, fifth Baron Chandos (1578/9–1621), courtier and landowner  

Andrew Warmington

Brydges, Grey, fifth Baron Chandos (1578/9–1621), courtier and landowner, was the son of William Brydges, fourth Baron Chandos (d. 1602), and his wife, Mary Hopton (d. 1624), daughter of Owen Hopton. He was presumably born at the family seat at Sudeley, Gloucestershire...

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Bulkeley, Sir Richard (c. 1540–1621), landowner and courtier  

Nia M. W. Powell

Bulkeley, Sir Richard (c. 1540–1621), landowner and courtier, was the eldest of six sons and the heir of Sir Richard Bulkeley (c.1523/4–1572), landowner, of Hen Blas, Beaumaris, Anglesey, and Cheadle, Cheshire, and his first wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir John Savage...

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Cathcart, Alan, of that ilk, first Lord Cathcart (c. 1430–1496), landowner and courtier  

Alan R. Borthwick

Cathcart, Alan, of that ilk, first Lord Cathcart (c. 1430–1496), landowner and courtier, was the eldest son of Alan Cathcart of that ilk; his mother's name is not known. Alan senior was a hostage in England for the ransom of James I from 1432 until exchanged for ...

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Cope, Sir Anthony (1495/6–1551), landowner and courtier  

Elizabeth Allen

Cope, Sir Anthony (1495/6-1551), landowner and courtier, was the second recorded son of William Cope (c.1440–1513), cofferer to Henry VII, of Hanwell, Oxfordshire, and was the eldest son of William Cope’s second marriage to Jane, daughter of John Spencer...

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Dymoke, Sir John (d. 1381)  

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Dymoke, Sir Robert (c. 1461–1545)  

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Dymoke, Sir Thomas (d. 1470)  

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Ferrers, Edward (1524x7–1564)  

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Fitzpatrick, Barnaby, second baron of Upper Ossory (c. 1535–1581), courtier and landowner  

Christopher Maginn

Fitzpatrick, Barnaby, second baron of Upper Ossory (c. 1535–1581), courtier and landowner, was the eldest son and heir of five children of Barnaby (Brian) Fitzpatrick, first baron of Upper Ossory (d. 1575), chieftain and landowner, and Margaret, eldest daughter of Piers Butler, ...

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Fleming, Sir David (d. 1406), landowner and courtier  

M. H. Brown

Fleming, Sir David (d. 1406), landowner and courtier, was the son of Malcolm Fleming (d. c.1390), lord of Biggar and Cumbernauld, and his wife, Christian. A middle-ranking baron, he rose to prominence in the service of David II and Robert III...

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Goodere, Sir Henry (bap. 1571, d. 1627), landowner and courtier  

John Considine

Goodere, Sir Henry (bap. 1571, d. 1627), landowner and courtier, was the only son of Sir William Goodere (d. after 1607) of Monks Kirby, Warwickshire, and of Berkshire, and his wife, Mary (fl. 1560–c.1571), the daughter and heiress of ...

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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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Hamilton, James, first Lord Hamilton (c. 1410–1479)  

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Harington, John, first Baron Harington of Exton (1539/40–1613), courtier and landowner  

Jan Broadway

Harington, John, first Baron Harington of Exton (1539/40–1613), courtier and landowner, was the eldest son of Sir James Harington (c.1511–1592), landowner and administrator, of Exton Hall, Rutland, and his wife, Lucy (c.1520–c.1591), daughter of Sir William Sidney...

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John Harington, first Baron Harington of Exton (1539/4040–1613) by unknown artist, 1592 Parham House and Gardens