George William Lyttelton
The Hon George William Lyttelton (6 January 1883 – 1 May 1962) was a British teacher and littérateur. Known in his lifetime as an inspiring teacher of classics and English literature at Eton, an...
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Gustavus Hamilton (politician)
Gustavus Hamilton (c. 1685 – 26 February 1735), styled The Honourable from 1715, was an Irish politician.He was the second son of Gustavus Hamilton, 1st Viscount Boyne and his wife Elizabeth Brooke, d...
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First Battle of Cape Finisterre
The First Battle of Cape Finisterre (14 May 1747) saw 14 British ships of the line under Admiral George Anson attack a French 30-ship convoy commanded by Admiral de la Jonquière during the War of the ...
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Lewis Payn Dawnay
Lewis Payn Dawnay (1 April 1846 – 30 July 1910) was an English Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1892.Dawnay was the second son of William Dawnay, 7th Viscount...
Roger Townshend (died 1709)
Roger Townshend (after 1675 – 22 May 1709) was an officer of the British Army.The younger brother of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, he was appointed colonel of a newly raised regiment of F...
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William Berkeley (Royal Navy officer)
The Hon. Sir William Berkeley (1639 – 1 June 1666) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the Second Anglo-Dutch War, rising to the rank of vice-admiral.Berkeley was born into a noble...
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Robert Brand, 1st Baron Brand
Robert Henry Brand, 1st Baron Brand CMG (30 October 1878 – 23 August 1963) was a British civil servant and businessman.
Brand was the fourth son of Henry Brand, 2nd Viscount Hampden, Governor of N...
Charles Ingram (British Army officer)
Colonel the Honourable Charles Ingram (27 March 1696 – 28 November 1748), was a British soldier and politician.Ingram was the seventh son of Arthur Ingram, 3rd Viscount of Irvine, by Isabella Machel, ...
Edward Ward (politician)
Edward Ward (30 April 1753 – November 1812), styled The Honourable from 1770, was an Irish politician.He was the third son of Bernard Ward, 1st Viscount Bangor and his wife Lady Ann Bligh, daughter of...
George Anson (British Army major-general)
Major-General George Anson CB (13 October 1797 – 27 May 1857) was a British military officer and Whig politician from the Anson family.
Anson was the second son of Thomas Anson, 1st Viscount...
John Mordaunt (MP)
The Honourable John Mordaunt (c. 1709 – 1767), was a British soldier and politician.Mordaunt was the second son of John Mordaunt, Viscount Mordaunt and Frances Powlett. He was a cornet in the Ro...
Guy Dawnay (politician)
Guy Cuthbert Dawnay (26 July 1848 – 28 February 1889) was a Conservative politician. He was killed by a buffalo in East Africa.Dawnay was the fourth son of William Dawnay, 7th Viscount Downe, and his ...
Maurice Bridgeman
Hon. Sir Maurice Richard Bridgeman KBE (26 January 1904 – 18 June 1980) was a British businessman and civil servant.
Bridgeman was the third son of the 1st Viscount Bridgeman and Caroline Parker, ...
George Townshend (Royal Navy officer)
George Townshend (1715 – August 1769) was a British naval commander.Townshend was the eldest son of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, and his second wife Dorothy, sister of Prime Minister Sir...
John Barrington (British Army officer)
Major-General John Barrington (died 2 April 1764) was an officer of the British Army, the third son of John Barrington, 1st Viscount Barrington.He served in the 3rd Foot Guards, and in 1746 he obtaine...
Charles Stewart (Royal Navy officer)
The Honourable Charles Stewart (1681 – 5 February 1741) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the Nine Years' War, and the Wars of the Spanish Succession, Quadruple Alliance and Aust...
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Roland Philipps
Roland Erasmus Philipps (27 February 1890 - 7 July 1916) was a writer and a leading Scout official. He was the second son of John Philipps, 1st Viscount St Davids and his first wife, Leonora Gerstenbe...
Henry Monckton
Henry Monckton (13 July 1740 – 28 June 1778) was the fourth son of John Monckton, 1st Viscount Galway and the younger half-brother of the more famous Robert Monckton. During the American Revolut...
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Jakie Astor
Sir John Jacob "Jakie" Astor VII MBE ERD (29 August 1918 – 10 September 2000) was an English politician and sportsman and a member of the prominent Astor family.Astor was the youngest child of V...
Robert Ward (1754–1831)
Robert Ward PC (Ire) (14 July 1754 – March 1831), styled The Honourable from 1770, was an Irish politician.
He was the fourth son of Bernard Ward, 1st Viscount Bangor and his wife Lady Ann Bligh,...
David Astor
Francis David Langhorne Astor CH (March 5, 1912 – December 7, 2001) was an English newspaper publisher and member of the Astor family.
David Astor was born in London, England, the third child of A...
Hew Dalrymple, Lord North Berwick
Sir Hew Dalrymple, Lord North Berwick (1652–1737) was a Scottish judge and politician.The third son of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, he was Commissary of Edinburgh; Commissioner to the Parli...
David John Smith
The Hon. David John Smith (May 20, 1907 – 1976) was the third son of Frederick Smith, 2nd Viscount Hambleden and Lady Esther Gore. He was educated at Eton College and Oxford University and serv...
Anthony Lowther (died 1741)
Anthony Lowther (aft. 1694 – 24 November 1741) was the third and youngest son of John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale by his wife Katherine, daughter of Sir Henry Frederick Thynne, 1st Baronet (a...
Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet
Sir James Dalrymple, 1st Baronet (1650 – May 1719) was a Scottish writer who served as the Principal Clerk of Session. He was the son of the jurist James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair (1619–1695). He ...
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George Barrington (Royal Navy officer)
Captain The Hon. George Barrington (20 November 1794 – 2 January 1835) was a Royal Navy officer and Whig politician.
Born the son of Reverend George Barrington, 5th Viscount Barrington of Ardglass...
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Frederick St John (British Army officer)
The Hon. Frederick St John (20 December 1765 — 19 November 1844) was an officer of the British Army and a politician. He rose to the rank of general during his career and saw service during the French...
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Shute Barrington
Shute Barrington (26 May 1734–25 March 1826) was an English churchman, Bishop of Llandaff in Wales, as well as Bishop of Salisbury and Bishop of Durham in England.
He was born at Beckett Hall in S...
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Henry Hamilton (politician)
Henry Hamilton (c. February 1692 – 3 June 1743), styled The Honourable from 1715, was an Irish politician.He was the youngest son of Gustavus Hamilton, 1st Viscount Boyne and his wife Elizabeth Brooke...