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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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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Richard Saunders Dundas
Vice-Admiral The Hon. Sir Richard Saunders Dundas, KCB (11 April 1802 – 3 June 1861) was a Royal Navy officer. As a captain, he took part in the capture of the Bogue Forts in January 1841, during the ...
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George Knox
The Honourable George Knox PC, FRS (14 January 1765 – 13 June 1827), was an Irish Tory politician.Knox was the fifth son of Thomas Knox, 1st Viscount Northland. In 1790, Knox entered the Irish House o...
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Daines Barrington
Daines Barrington, FRS, FSA (1727/1728 – 14 March 1800) was an English lawyer, antiquary and naturalist.
Barrington was the fourth son of John Barrington, 1st Viscount Barrington. He matriculated ...
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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...
Battle of Lagos
The naval Battle of Lagos between Britain and France took place over two days, on 18 and 19 August 1759, during the Seven Years' War off the coasts of Spain and Portugal, and is named after Lagos, Por...
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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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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, ...
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...
Hilary Benn
Hilary James Wedgwood Benn (born 26 November 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leeds Central since 1999. He served in the Cabinet as the Secreta...
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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...
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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Hubert Brand
Admiral Sir Hubert George Brand GCB, KCMG, KCVO (20 May 1870 – 14 December 1955) was a senior Royal Navy officer who went on to be Second Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Personnel.
Brand was the secon...
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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Eric Barrington
Sir Eric Barrington KCB (5 June 1847 – 24 February 1918) was a British civil servant who was principal private secretary to three Foreign Secretaries.
The Honourable Bernard Eric Edward Barrington...
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...