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Allen, William (1704–1780), landowner and politician in America

Benjamin H. Newcomb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; US Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 866 words.

Allen, William (1704–1780), landowner and politician in America, was born on 5 August 1704 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to William Allen (d. c.1725), merchant, and his wife, known only by...

Arkwright, Richard (1755–1843), cotton manufacturer and landowner

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 521 words.

Arkwright, Richard (1755–1843), cotton manufacturer and landowner, was born on 19 December 1755 at Bolton, Lancashire, the only son of Sir Richard Arkwright (1732–1792), cotton...

Ashton, Sir John (c. 1354–c. 1398), soldier and landowner

Carole Rawcliffe and Andrew Ayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 790 words.

Ashton, Sir John (c. 1354–c. 1398), soldier and landowner, was the son and heir of Sir John Ashton (d. c.1360) of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, and of Margaret, a daughter of Robert del...

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner

J. D. Alsop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1745 words.

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner, was the only surviving son and heir of James Aucher (d. 1509), gentleman, of Otterden, Kent, and his wife, Alice Hill. The...

Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician

Barbara C. Murison.

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. 2164 words.

Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician, born on 16 March 1664 at Jerviswood Tower, Lanarkshire, was the eldest child of Robert Baillie (d. 1684) and of his...

Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder

Barbara Donagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; British History; Agriculture and Farming. 1554 words.

Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder, was the only daughter and an heir of Ralph Hawtrey (1570–1638) and his wife, Mary Altham (1578–1647). The Hawtreys...

Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1308 words.

Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel, was born at Birling, Kent, on 22 December 1369, the son of William, fourth Baron Bardolf (1349–1386), and his wife,...

Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1421 words.

Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner, was baptized at Hollingbourne, Kent, on 20 October 1576, the eldest son of Martin Barnham of Hollingbourne...

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner

Roland Thorne.

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. 1476 words.

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner, was born at Walcot, Oxfordshire, on 9 August 1757, first-born of two sons and five...

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner

Linda Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 685 words.

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner, came from Holt in Worcestershire, and belonged to a cadet branch of the great family of...

Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny (c. 1343–1411), soldier and landowner

Christine Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 3188 words.

Beauchamp, William, first Baron Bergavenny (c. 1343–1411), soldier and landowner, was the fourth son of Thomas Beauchamp, eleventh earl of Warwick (1313/14–1369), and of Katherine (d....

Blackett, Sir William, first baronet (1657–1705), landowner and mine owner

Mark Blackett-Ord.

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; Agriculture and Farming. 1076 words.

Blackett, Sir William, first baronet (1657–1705), landowner and mine owner, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne on 5 April 1657. He was the eighth child and third surviving son of Sir William...

Blount, Thomas (1605/6–1678), landowner and local politician

Anita McConnell and Tim Wales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1609 words.

Blount, Thomas (1605/6–1678), landowner and local politician, was the second son of the six sons and two daughters born to Edward Blount (1559–1618), lawyer and landowner, and his second...

Blundell, William (1620–1698), royalist landowner and topographer

Malcolm Gratton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Agriculture and Farming. 1038 words.

Blundell, William (1620–1698), royalist landowner and topographer, was born on 15 July 1620 at Crosby Hall, Little Crosby, Lancashire, the second son of Nicholas Blundell (c.1590–1631) and...

Bodrugan [Trenowith], Sir Henry (c. 1426–1487x1503), landowner and rebel

Philippa C. Maddern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1102 words.

Bodrugan [Trenowith], Sir Henry (c. 1426–1487x1503), landowner and rebel, sometimes called Henry Trenowith, was the son and heir of Sir William Bodrugan of Newham, Cornwall (c.1398–1441),...

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner

Martin Cherry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1512 words.

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner, was probably born at Shute, near Axminster, Devon, the son of John Bonville (d. 1396) and his wife,...

Borthwick of that ilk, Sir William (c. 1385–c. 1449)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Borthwick family

Borthwick, William, first Lord Borthwick (c. 1412–1483)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Borthwick family

Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator

Toby Barnard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3807 words.

Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator, was born at Preston, near Faversham in Kent, on 13 October 1566, the second son of Roger Boyle (d. 1576),...

Brechin, Sir David (b. before 1278, d. 1320), soldier and landowner

A. A. M. Duncan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 932 words.

Brechin, Sir David (b. before 1278, d. 1320), soldier and landowner, was the son of Sir William Brechin, son of Henry, illegitimate son of David, earl of Huntingdon (d. 1219); his mother...