Thomas Williams (speaker)
Thomas Williams (1513/1514–1566) was a Speaker of the English House of Commons. He was a lawyer and a member of the Inner Temple, sat as MP for Exeter (UK Parliament constituency) during the fir...
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L. G. Pine
Leslie Gilbert Pine (22 December 1907 – 15 May 1987) was a British author, lecturer, and researcher in the areas of genealogy, nobility, history, heraldry and animal welfare. He was born in 1907 in B...
John Cledwyn Davies
John Cledwyn Davies (1869 – 31 December 1952) was a Welsh Liberal Party politician, educationist and lawyer.
Davies was educated at Llanrwst Grammar School, University College, Bangor and London U...
A. P. Herbert
Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (usually writing as A. P. Herbert or A. P. H.; 24 September 1890 – 11 November 1971) was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist. He was an indepe...
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William Broderip
William John Broderip FRS (November 21, 1789 – February 27, 1859) was an English lawyer and naturalist.
Broderip, the eldest son of William Broderip, surgeon from Bristol, was born at Bristol on 2...
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John Eardley Wilmot
Sir John Eardley Wilmot PC (Derby, England, 16 August 1709 – London, 5 February 1792), was an English judge, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas from 1766 to 1771.
Wilmot was the second son of...
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John Kelynge
John Kelynge KS (or Kelyng) (1607–1671) was an English judge and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1661 to 1663. He became Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.
Kelynge was the only son...
Matthew William Thompson
Matthew William Thompson (1 February 1820 – 1 December 1891) was a British railway director and Liberal Party politician.He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Bradford in West Yorkshir...
Paul Sandlands
Paul Ernest Sandlands OBE QC (25 May 1878–8 March 1962) was an English barrister and judge.Sandlands was the son of the Vicar of Brigstock, Northamptonshire. He was educated privately and at Tri...
Richard Abell
Richard Abell (c.1688 – aft. March 1744) was a British politician.The eldest son of William Abell, of East Claydon, Buckinghamshire, he was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He was called to th...
Ralph George Scott Bankes
Ralph George Scott Bankes (24 October 1900 – 22 May 1948) was a British barrister and Diocesan Chancellor.Bankes was born to Ralph Vincent Bankes and Ethel Georgina Mount (daughter of William George M...
James Stuart-Wortley (Conservative politician)
James Archibald Stuart-Wortley, PC, QC (3 July 1805 – 22 August 1881) was a British Conservative Party politician.The youngest son of James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe, h...
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Francis Ottley
Sir Francis Ottley (1600/1601–11 September 1649) was an English Royalist politician and soldier who played an important part in the English Civil War in Shropshire. He was military governor of S...
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Stanley Leighton
Stanley Leighton (1837 – 4 May 1901) was an English barrister, landowner, artist and Conservative politician.Leighton was the younger son of Sir Baldwin Leighton, 7th Baronet, of Loton Park, and...
Thomas Charles Thompson
Thomas Charles Thompson (1821 - September 26, 1892) was an English Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons briefly in 1874 and from 1880 to 1885.Thompson was the son of Thomas Thompson of B...
James DeLancey
James De Lancey (November 27, 1703 – July 30, 1760) served as chief justice, lieutenant governor, and acting colonial governor of the Province of New York.
De Lancey was born in New York Cit...
Theodore Tylor
Sir Theodore Henry Tylor (13 May 1900 – 23 October 1968) was a lawyer and international level chess player, despite being nearly blind. In 1965, he was knighted for his service to organisations for th...
William Strode (1562-1637)
Sir William Strode (1562–1637) of Newnham, Plympton St Mary, Devon, England, was a member of the Devon landed gentry, a military engineer and seven times a Member of Parliament elected for Devon...
Francis Leigh (died 1644)
Sir Francis Leigh (1592 - 13 December 1644) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1625.Leigh was the son of Sir Oliph Leigh of Addington, Surrey. He matriculated at Trinity Coll...
Sir John Palgrave, 1st Baronet
Sir John Palgrave, 1st Baronet (1605 – 1672) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1647 to 1648.Palgrave was of Northwood Barningham, Norfolk and of the Inner Temple, an...
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Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss
Ann Elizabeth Oldfield Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss, GBE, PC (born 10 August 1933, née Havers) is a retired English judge. She was the first female Lord Justice of Appeal and, until 2004, was t...
Samuel Sandars
Samuel Sandars (25 April 1837, Chelmsford, Essex - 15 June 1894) was an English bibliographer, barrister and university benefactor.Sandars was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Fellow of ...
Claud Schuster, 1st Baron Schuster
Claud Schuster, 1st Baron Schuster, GCB, CVO, KC (22 August 1869 – 28 June 1956) was a British barrister and civil servant noted for his long tenure as Permanent Secretary to the Lord Chancellor's Off...
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Edward Dubois (wit)
Edward Dubois (4 January 1774 – 1850) was an English wit and man of letters.
Dubois, son of William Dubois, a merchant in London, originally from the neighbourhood of Neufchatel, was born at Love ...
Henry Probert (barrister)
Henry Probert (1645? – 1719?) was a Welsh anti-Catholic activist and politician.
He was the son of George Probert, who married Magdalen, daughter of Charles Williams (of Llangibby). He was therefo...
Arthur Bold
Arthur Bold (c 1604 - 22 May 1677) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1677.Bold was the son of Arthur Bold, of Petersfield, Hampshire. He matriculated at...