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Fisher [Hawkins], Thomas (1515/16–1577), member of parliament and landowner

Alan Dyer.

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. 1606 words.

Fisher [Hawkins], Thomas (1515/16–1577), member of parliament and landowner, said to be aged thirty-three in 1549, was the son of Thomas Hawkins or Fisher of Warwick, a man of complete...

Fitzgerald, James, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773), politician and landowner

Eoin Magennis.

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. 1194 words.

Fitzgerald, James, first duke of Leinster (1722–1773), politician and landowner, was born on 29 May 1722 at Carton, co. Kildare, Ireland, the second son but surviving heir of Robert...

Fitzgerald, Sir Peter George, nineteenth knight of Kerry (1808–1880), civil servant and landowner

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 448 words.

Fitzgerald, Sir Peter George, nineteenth knight of Kerry (1808–1880), civil servant and landowner, eldest surviving son of Maurice Fitzgerald, eighteenth knight of Kerry (1774–1849), and...

Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833), politician and landowner

David Wilkinson.

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. 3730 words.

Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, second Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Great Britain, and fourth Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland (1748–1833), politician and landowner, was...

Fraser, William, twelfth Lord Saltoun of Abernethy (1654–1715), landowner and politician

Stuart Handley.

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. 626 words.

Fraser, William, twelfth Lord Saltoun of Abernethy (1654–1715), landowner and politician, was born on 21 November 1654, the second son of Alexander Fraser, master of Saltoun (c.1630–1682),...

French, Robert (1716–1779), landowner and politician

Toby Barnard.

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; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 652 words.

French, Robert (1716–1779), landowner and politician, was the eldest son of Patrick French (d. 1744), barrister, and Jane Digby, the daughter of Simon Digby, successively bishop of Limerick...

Fuller, Rose (1708–1777), politician, gun-founder, and landowner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1 words.

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Gordon, Alexander, of Earlston (1587–1654), landowner and politician

Sharon Adams.

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. 732 words.

Gordon, Alexander, of Earlston (1587–1654), landowner and politician, was the eldest son of John Gordon of Airds and Earlston (d. in or before 1628) and Mary, daughter of Chalmers of...

Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner

Eric Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1249 words.

Gordon, Alexander, second duke of Gordon (c. 1678–1728), Jacobite sympathizer and landowner, was the only son of George Gordon, first duke of Gordon (b. in or before 1649, d. 1716), and...

Gordon [née Maxwell], Jane, duchess of Gordon (1748/9–1812), political hostess and agricultural reformer

Christine Lodge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1651 words.

Gordon [née Maxwell], Jane, duchess of Gordon (1748/9–1812), political hostess and agricultural reformer, was born at Hyndford's Close, Edinburgh, the third of the four children of Sir...

Gower, Granville Leveson-, first marquess of Stafford (1721–1803), politician and landowner

William C. Lowe.

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. 1944 words.

Gower, Granville Leveson-, first marquess of Stafford (1721–1803), politician and landowner, the third but eldest surviving son of John Leveson-Gower, first Earl Gower (1694–1754), and his...

Graham, (James) Angus, seventh duke of Montrose (1907–1992), farmer and politician

Donal Lowry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1312 words.

Graham, (James) Angus, seventh duke of Montrose (1907–1992), farmer and politician, was born on 2 May 1907 at 19 Manchester Square, London, the elder son and eldest of the four children of...

Graham, James, first duke of Montrose (1682–1742), landowner and politician

Ronald M. Sunter.

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. 1637 words.

Graham, James, first duke of Montrose (1682–1742), landowner and politician, the eldest son of James Graham, third marquess of Montrose (d. 1685), and his wife, Christian Leslie...

Grant, Sir Archibald, of Monymusk, second baronet (1696–1778), 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. 1035 words.

Grant, Sir Archibald, of Monymusk, second baronet (1696–1778), politician and agricultural improver, was born in Scotland on 25 September 1696. He was the elder son of Sir Francis Grant...

Grant, Sir George Macpherson-, third baronet (1839–1907), cattle breeder, landowner, and politician

Richard Perren and Andrew Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1143 words.

Grant, Sir George Macpherson-, third baronet (1839–1907), cattle breeder, landowner, and politician, was born on 12 August 1839, probably at Ballindalloch, Banffshire. He was the eldest son...

Grey, Edward, Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862–1933), politician, countryman, and author

Keith Robbins.

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. 8775 words.

Grey, Edward, Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862–1933), politician, countryman, and author, was born in London on 25 April 1862, the eldest of the seven children, four sons and three...

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...

Grosvenor, Richard, first Earl Grosvenor (1731–1802), politician and landowner

S. M. Farrell.

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. 1198 words.

Grosvenor, Richard, first Earl Grosvenor (1731–1802), politician and landowner, was born on 18 June 1731 at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the elder son of Sir Robert Grosvenor, sixth baronet...

Guinness, Richard Samuel (1797–1857), land agent and politician

Christine Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 578 words.

Guinness, Richard Samuel (1797–1857), land agent and politician, was born in Dublin on 17 June 1797, the second son of Richard Guinness (1755–1829), barrister, and Mary, elder daughter of...

Hamilton, James, eighth earl of Abercorn (1712–1789), politician and landowner

David Huddleston.

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. 469 words.

Hamilton, James, eighth earl of Abercorn (1712–1789), politician and landowner, eldest son of James Hamilton, seventh earl of Abercorn (1686–1744) [see under Hamilton, James, sixth earl of...