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Bolebec, Isabel de, countess of Oxford

RaGena C. DeAragon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 454 words.

Bolebec, Isabel de, countess of Oxford (c. 1164–1245), magnate and monastic patron, was the eldest daughter of Hugh de Bolebec (d. c.1165), lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, and a patron...

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Douglas, James, fourth Baron Douglas

Henry Paton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 205 words.

Douglas, James, fourth Baron Douglas (1787–1857), Church of England clergyman and aristocrat, fifth son of Archibald Stewart Douglas, first Baron Douglas (1748–1827), and his second wife,...

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Ela, suo jure countess of Salisbury

Jennifer C. Ward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 533 words.

Ela, suo jure countess of Salisbury (b. in or after 1190, d. 1261), magnate and abbess, was the daughter of William, earl of Salisbury, and his wife, Eleanor de Vitré. Her father died in...

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Geoffrey

Marjorie Chibnall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1613 words.

Geoffrey (d. 1093), bishop of Coutances and magnate, belonged to the energetic and warlike baronage of western Normandy who did so much to restore the Norman church after the viking raids...

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Howard [née Dacre], Anne, countess of Arundel

Nancy Pollard Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 3548 words.

Howard [née Dacre], Anne, countess of Arundel (1557–1630), noblewoman and priest harbourer, was born in Carlisle on 1 March 1557, the eldest daughter of Thomas Dacre, fourth Lord Dacre of...

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Odo, earl of Kent

David Bates.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 3181 words.

Odo, earl of Kent (d. 1097), bishop of Bayeux and magnate, was the son of Herluin de Conteville (d. c.1066), a Norman magnate of vicomte status who held lands around Grestain to the south...

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Petre family

Robert G. E. Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 2250 words.

Petre family (per. 1633–1801), Roman Catholic nobility, in the eighteenth century were owners of the most extensive estates in Essex and were among the leaders of English Roman Catholic...

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Stewart, Robert, earl of Lennox and earl of March

Duncan Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; History; History of Agriculture. 1057 words.

Stewart, Robert, earl of Lennox and earl of March (1522/3–1586), bishop-elect of Caithness and magnate, was the second son of John Stewart, twelfth or third earl of Lennox (d. 1526), and...

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Upton, Nicholas

Andrew Brown and Craig Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1166 words.

Upton, Nicholas (c. 1400–1457), cleric, lawyer, and writer on warfare and heraldry, was probably the second son of John and Elizabeth Upton who came from Portlinch, near Newton, Devon....

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