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Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851), landowner and politician

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1159 words.

Clinton, Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-, fourth duke of Newcastle under Lyme (1785–1851), landowner and politician, was the elder son of Thomas Pelham-Clinton, third duke of Newcastle under...

Cockburn, John, of Ormiston (1679–1758), politician and agricultural improver

R. H. Campbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 765 words.

Cockburn, John, of Ormiston (1679–1758), politician and agricultural improver, was born in Scotland, the second son of Adam Cockburn (c. 1656–1735) of Ormiston, lord justice clerk and lord...

Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842), politician and agriculturist

J. V. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 3382 words.

Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842), politician and agriculturist, was born in London on 6 May 1754 and baptized at St James's, Piccadilly, on 22 May, the...

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Architecture; UK Politics. 1719 words.

Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver, was born William Burton in 1733, the second son of Francis Burton (1696–1743), politician and landowner, of Buncraggy, co....

Cotton, Sir Thomas, second baronet (1594–1662)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 7 words.

See Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, first baronet

Cowper, Francis Thomas de Grey, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905), politician and landowner

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 2874 words.

Cowper, Francis Thomas de Grey, seventh Earl Cowper (1834–1905), politician and landowner, was born on 11 June 1834 in Berkeley Square, London. Styled Viscount Fordwich until he succeeded...

Craufurd, Patrick [Peter], of Auchenames (c. 1704–1778), politician and landowner

Andrew M. Lang.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1054 words.

Craufurd, Patrick [Peter], of Auchenames (c. 1704–1778), politician and landowner, was the first surviving son of Patrick Craufurd (d. 1733), a wealthy Edinburgh merchant, and his second...

Crawford, William Sharman (1781–1861), politician and landlord in Ireland

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1566 words.

Crawford, William Sharman (1781–1861), politician and landlord in Ireland, was the eldest son of William Sharman (d. 1803), of Moira Castle, co. Down, a protestant landowner, MP for Lisburn...

Curwen, John Christian (1756–1828), agriculturist and politician

J. V. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 695 words.

Curwen, John Christian (1756–1828), agriculturist and politician, was born on 12 July 1756 at Ewanrigg, Dearham, Cumberland, the eldest to survive infancy of the sons of John Christian of...

Curzon, Sir Nathaniel, fourth baronet (1675/6–1758), landowner and politician

A. A. Hanham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1482 words.

Curzon, Sir Nathaniel, fourth baronet (1675/6–1758), landowner and politician, was the second of the five sons of Sir Nathaniel Curzon, second baronet (1636–1719), and his wife, Sarah (c.16...

Dawkins, Henry (1728–1814), plantation and slave owner and politician

James Dawkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1736 words.

Dawkins, Henry (1728–1814), plantation and slave owner and politician, was born in Clarendon, Jamaica, on 24 May 1728, the fourth child and third son of Henry Dawkins (1698–1744) and his...

Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician

Alan O'Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 739 words.

Dease, Edmund Gerald (1829–1904), landowner and politician, was the second son of Gerald Dease of Turbotston, co. Westmeath, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Edmund...

Dempster, George, of Dunnichen (1732–1818), agriculturist and politician

Andrew M. Lang.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 3627 words.

Dempster, George, of Dunnichen (1732–1818), agriculturist and politician, was born at Alexander Kyd's Close, Dundee, Forfarshire, on 8 December 1732, the eldest son of John Dempster...

Dillon, Sir John Talbot, first baronet (1740?–1805)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 4 words.

See Dillon, John Talbot

Dundas family of Fingask and Kerse (per. 1728/9–1820), landowners and politicians

R. P. Fereday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 3625 words.

Dundas family of Fingask and Kerse (per. 1728/9–1820), landowners and politicians, came to prominence with Thomas [i] Dundas of Fingask (1681?–1762), woollen-draper, the son of John Dundas (null...

Dundas of Fingask, Thomas (c. 1708–1786)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 7 words.

See Dundas family of Fingask and Kerse

Edgcumbe, Sir Richard (1499–1562), landowner and member of parliament

Patricia Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1154 words.

Edgcumbe, Sir Richard (1499–1562), landowner and member of parliament, was the eldest son of Sir Peter Edgcumbe (1477–1539) [see under Edgcumbe, Sir Richard] of Cotehele, Cornwall, and his...

Ellice, Edward (1810–1880), landowner and politician

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1834 words.

Ellice, Edward (1810–1880), landowner and politician, was born in London on 19 August 1810, the only son of Edward Ellice (1783–1863) and his first wife, Lady Hannah Althea (1785–1832),...

Fane, Francis, first earl of Westmorland (1583/4–1629)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 4 words.

See Fane, Sir Thomas

Fenwick, Sir John, first baronet (1579–c. 1658), politician and landowner

Mark Nicholls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 644 words.

Fenwick, Sir John, first baronet (1579–c. 1658), politician and landowner, was the son of Sir William Fenwick (c.1550–1613) of Wallington, Northumberland, and his wife, Grace, daughter of...