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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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Balliol, Dervorguilla de, lady of Galloway (d. 1290), noblewoman and benefactor

G. P. Stell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 894 words.

Balliol, Dervorguilla de, lady of Galloway (d. 1290), noblewoman and benefactor, was a daughter of Alan, lord of Galloway (b. before 1199, d. 1234), and his second wife, Margaret, eldest...

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Cary [née Morison], Lettice, Viscountess Falkland (c. 1612–1647), noblewoman and benefactor

Elizabeth Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 920 words.

Cary [née Morison], Lettice, Viscountess Falkland (c. 1612–1647), noblewoman and benefactor, was the daughter of Sir Richard Moryson (c. 1571–1628) [see under Moryson, Fynes],...

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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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Conolly [née Lennox], Lady Louisa Augusta (1743–1821), noblewoman and philanthropist

Rosemary Richey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1620 words.

Conolly [née Lennox], Lady Louisa Augusta (1743–1821), noblewoman and philanthropist, was born on 24 November 1743, the fifth of the seven surviving children of Charles Lennox, second duke...

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Devereux, Walter, first earl of Essex (1539–1576), nobleman and adventurer

J. J. N. McGurk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; World History; Travel and Holiday; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 3774 words.

Devereux, Walter, first earl of Essex (1539–1576), nobleman and adventurer, was born on 16 September 1539 at Chartley, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Sir Richard Devereux and his wife,...

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Gayre [formerly Gair], George Robert (1907–1996), racial theorist and specialist in heraldry

Michael Billig.

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; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; History. 810 words.

Gayre [formerly Gair], George Robert (1907–1996), racial theorist and specialist in heraldry, was born George Robert Gair at 4 Woodland Villas, Rathmines, Dublin, on 6 August 1907, the son...

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Keith, George, fourth Earl Marischal (1549/50–1623), magnate and founder of Marischal College, Aberdeen

John Simmons.

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. 2311 words.

Keith, George, fourth Earl Marischal (1549/50–1623), magnate and founder of Marischal College, Aberdeen, was the eldest son of William, master of Marischal (c.1530–1580), and his wife,...

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MacCarthy Reagh, Florence [Finian Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach] (1562–c. 1640), chieftain and writer on Ireland

Aidan Breen.

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; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 1619 words.

MacCarthy Reagh, Florence [Finian Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach] (1562–c. 1640), chieftain and writer on Ireland, was probably born at Kilbrittan Castle, the eldest son of Sir Donough MacCarthy...

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O'Malley, Gráinne [Grace] (fl. 1577–1597), chieftain's wife and pirate

Mary O'Dowd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1229 words.

O'Malley, Gráinne [Grace] (fl. 1577–1597), chieftain's wife and pirate, was the daughter of Owen Dubhdara O'Malley, chief, lord of Umhall Uachtarach or Upper Owle in the barony of Murrisk,...

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