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Ashton, Sir John (c. 1354–c. 1398), soldier and landowner

Carole Rawcliffe and Andrew Ayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 790 words.

Ashton, Sir John (c. 1354–c. 1398), soldier and landowner, was the son and heir of Sir John Ashton (d. c.1360) of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, and of Margaret, a daughter of Robert del...

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Batey [née Lever], Mavis Lilian (1921–2013), code-breaker and garden historian

David Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Education; History. 2135 words.

Batey [née Lever], Mavis Lilian (1921–2013), code-breaker and garden historian, was born on 5 May 1921 at 20 Crebor Street, Dulwich, London, the only daughter and younger child of Frederick...

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Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny (c. 1343–1411), soldier and landowner

Christine Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 3188 words.

Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny (c. 1343–1411), soldier and landowner, was the fourth son of Thomas Beauchamp, eleventh earl of Warwick (1313/14–1369), and of Katherine (d....

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Bonython, Richard (bap. 1580, d. 1647x54), soldier and planter in America

Robert Charles Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Agriculture and Farming. 439 words.

Bonython, Richard (bap. 1580, d. 1647x54), soldier and planter in America, was baptized on 8 April 1580 at St Columb Major, Cornwall, a younger son and one of eight children of John...

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Bouligny, Dominique

Carolyn E. De Latte.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Agriculture and Farming; US Politics. 1085 words.

Bouligny, Dominique (23 August 1773–05 March 1833), soldier, planter, and U.S. senator, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Francisco Bouligny, the lieutenant governor of...

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Brechin, Sir David (b. before 1278, d. 1320), soldier and landowner

A. A. M. Duncan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 932 words.

Brechin, Sir David (b. before 1278, d. 1320), soldier and landowner, was the son of Sir William Brechin, son of Henry, illegitimate son of David, earl of Huntingdon (d. 1219); his mother...

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Bright, Sir John, baronet (bap. 1619, d. 1688), parliamentarian officer and landowner

David Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Agriculture and Farming. 1047 words.

Bright, Sir John, baronet (bap. 1619, d. 1688), parliamentarian officer and landowner, was baptized on 14 October 1619, the third but only surviving son of Stephen Bright (1583–1642), of...

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Brooke, George, ninth Baron Cobham (c. 1497–1558), soldier and landowner

C. S. Knighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1210 words.

Brooke, George, ninth Baron Cobham (c. 1497–1558), soldier and landowner, was the eldest surviving son of Thomas Brooke, eighth Baron Cobham (d. 1529), and his first wife, Dorothy Heydon....

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Brydges, John, first Baron Chandos (1492–1557), landowner and soldier

M. M. Norris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1301 words.

Brydges, John, first Baron Chandos (1492–1557), landowner and soldier, was born on 9 March 1492 at Coberley, Gloucestershire, the eldest of three sons and three daughters of Sir Giles...

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Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner

R. J. Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1145 words.

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of...

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