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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...

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...

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...

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 1966 words.

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician, was born in April 1726, probably at Killarney, co. Kerry, the second of four children of Valentine Browne,...

Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician

Clare Jackson.

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. 1821 words.

Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician, was the second son of Sir George Bruce (d. 1643) and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir John Preston of...

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician

Jane Ohlmeyer.

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. 3061 words.

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician, was the only son of Richard de Burgh, fourth earl of Clanricarde (1572–1635), and his wife, Frances (dnull...

Calhoun, Patrick (1727–1796), politician and landowner

T. F. Henderson.

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. 377 words.

Calhoun, Patrick (1727–1796), politician and landowner in America, was born in Donegal into a family of Scottish origin. He emigrated to Pennsylvania with his family in 1733, and several...

Campbell family of Cawdor (per. 1511–1821), highland chiefs, landowners, and politicians

Andrew Mackillop, Jean Munro and R. W. Munro.

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; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 3573 words.

Campbell family of Cawdor (per. 1511–1821), highland chiefs, landowners, and politicians, provide a rare example of a Campbell family based some distance from Argyll which until the end of...

Campbell of Cawdor, Sir Hugh (c. 1639–1716)

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. 5 words.

See Campbell family of Cawdor

Carington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carrington], marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner

Andrew Adonis.

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. 1408 words.

Carington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carrington], marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner, was born in Whitehall, London, on 16 May 1843, the...

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner

R. J. Hunter.

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; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1145 words.

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of...

Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons

Hannes Kleineke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1107 words.

Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son and heir of Sir Thomas Charlton of Hillingdon (d. 1445), landowner and MP, and his wife,...

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...

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...

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...