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Best, Henry (c. 1592–1645), landowner and farmer, was probably born in Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire, the second of the five sons and one daughter of James Best (d. 1617), yeoman of Hutton Cranswick (later gentleman of Elmswell, Yorkshire), and his wife, Dorothy (...

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Best, Paul (1590–1657), scholar and religious writer, was born in 1590 (before 12 August) probably at Hutton Cranswick, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, the first of the six children of James Best (d. 1617), yeoman farmer, and his first wife, Dorothy (...

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George Hanger, fourth Baron Coleraine (1751–1824) by unknown artist photograph by courtesy Sotheby's Picture Library, London

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Hanger, George, fourth Baron Coleraine (1751–1824), army officer and writer, was born on 13 October 1751 at the family seat, Driffield Hall, Gloucestershire, the third and youngest son of Gabriel Hanger, first Baron Coleraine (1697–1773), MP, and his wife, Elizabeth Bond (1715–1780), daughter of ...