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Balliol [Baliol], John de (b. before 1208, d. 1268), magnate and benefactor

G. P. Stell.

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; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture. 1450 words.

Balliol [Baliol], John de (b. before 1208, d. 1268), magnate and benefactor, was the eldest son and heir of Hugh de Balliol (d. 1229), lord of Barnard Castle in co. Durham and of...

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Bennett, Charles, fourth earl of Tankerville (1743–1822), cricket patron and landowner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 5 words.

See White Conduit cricket club

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Calthorpe family (per. 1717–1910), landowners, politicians, and Birmingham benefactors

David Cannadine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 5780 words.

Calthorpe family (per. 1717–1910), landowners, politicians, and Birmingham benefactors, sustained for almost exactly 200 years a significant territorial link with the city, in ways, and to...

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Clare, Elizabeth de [Elizabeth de Burgh; known as lady of Clare] (1294/5–1360), magnate and founder of Clare College, Cambridge

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; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture. 1468 words.

Clare, Elizabeth de [Elizabeth de Burgh; known as lady of Clare] (1294/5–1360), magnate and founder of Clare College, Cambridge, was usually known as Elizabeth de Burgh, and was described...

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Clarke, Sir William John, first baronet (1831–1897), landowner and philanthropist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 5 words.

See Clarke, William John Turner

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Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist

E. J. T. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture; Financial Aspects of Art; Agriculture and Farming. 1455 words.

Cook, Ernest Edward (1865–1955), art collector and preservationist, was born at Camberwell, London, on 4 September 1865, the second of the three sons of John Mason Cook (1834–1899), travel...

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Craven, John, Baron Craven (bap. 1610, d. 1648)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 4 words.

See Craven, Sir William

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Dudley, Sir Robert (1574–1649), mariner and landowner

Simon Adams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; World History; Travel and Holiday. 5377 words.

Dudley, Sir Robert (1574–1649), mariner and landowner, was born at Sheen House, Richmond, Surrey, on 7 August 1574, the son of Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester (1532/3–1588), and Douglas...

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Fortescue, Lady Margaret (1923–2013), landowner and huntswoman

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; History; History of Agriculture. 1121 words.

Fortescue, Lady Margaret (1923–2013), landowner and huntswoman, was born on 13 December 1923 at Ebrington Manor, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, the original seat of the Fortescue...

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Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899), landowner, racehorse owner, and politician

F. M. L. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 3599 words.

Grosvenor, Hugh Lupus, first duke of Westminster (1825–1899), landowner, racehorse owner, and politician, was born on 13 October 1825 at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the second but first surviving...

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