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Abercromby, James (1706–1781), army officer and politician

Paul David Nelson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 714 words.

Abercromby, James (1706–1781), army officer and politician, was born in Glassaugh, Banffshire, the son of Alexander Abercromby (1677–1728), laird of Glassaugh, politician and army officer,...

Acland, John Dyke (1747–1778), army officer and politician

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 641 words.

Acland, John Dyke (1747–1778), army officer and politician, was born on 18 February 1747 and baptized the following day at North Petherton, Somerset, the elder of the two sons of Sir Thomas...

Allan, Sir Henry Marshman Havelock-, first baronet (1830–1897), army officer and politician

R. H. Vetch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1883 words.

Allan, Sir Henry Marshman Havelock-, first baronet (1830–1897), army officer and politician, eldest of eight children (four surviving) of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock (1795–1857) and...

Alured, John (bap. 1607, d. 1651), army officer and regicide

David Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1117 words.

Alured, John (bap. 1607, d. 1651), army officer and regicide, was baptized in the parish of All Saints, Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire, on 4 April 1607, the eldest son of Henry Alured (c.1581–...

Aman, Dudley Leigh, first Baron Marley (1884–1952), marine officer and politician

Donald F. Bittner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1516 words.

Aman, Dudley Leigh, first Baron Marley (1884–1952), marine officer and politician, was born on 16 May 1884 at Helsby, Cheshire, the son of Edward Godfrey Aman (1853–1939), the manager of a...

Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician

N. A. M. Rodger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 6397 words.

Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician, was born on 23 April 1697 at Colwich, Staffordshire, the second son of William Anson (d. 1720) and his wife, Isabella,...

Apsley, Sir Allen (1616–1683), royalist army officer and politician

Paul Seaward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1605 words.

Apsley, Sir Allen (1616–1683), royalist army officer and politician, was born on 28 August 1616, and baptized at All Hallows Barking, London, on 5 September, the first son of Sir Allen...

Arundell, Henry, third Baron Arundell of Wardour (bap. 1608, d. 1694), royalist army officer and politician

Peter Sherlock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1703 words.

Arundell, Henry, third Baron Arundell of Wardour (bap. 1608, d. 1694), royalist army officer and politician, was baptized on 23 February 1608 at St Andrew's, Holborn, London. He was the...

Ashburnham, William (1604/5–1679), army officer and politician

Colin Brooks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 993 words.

Ashburnham, William (1604/5–1679), army officer and politician, was the second son of Sir John Ashburnham (1570/71–1620) of Asburnham, Sussex, and Elizabeth (1577–1651), daughter of Sir...

Ashton, Sir Robert (d. 1384), soldier and administrator

Michael Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics. 895 words.

Ashton, Sir Robert (d. 1384), soldier and administrator, came from Long Ashton in Somerset, and was the son of another Robert Ashton. The younger Robert's date of birth is uncertain, but he...

Axtell, Daniel (bap. 1622, d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer and regicide

Alan Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1084 words.

Axtell, Daniel (bap. 1622, d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, was baptized on 26 May 1622 at Great Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, probably the son of William Axtell (d....

Aylmer, Matthew, first Baron Aylmer of Balrath (d. 1720), naval officer and politician

J. D. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1713 words.

Aylmer, Matthew, first Baron Aylmer of Balrath (d. 1720), naval officer and politician, was the second son of Sir Christopher Aylmer (c.1615–1671), first baronet, of Balrath, co. Meath, and...

Baker, John (1660–1716), naval officer and politician

J. D. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 767 words.

Baker, John (1660–1716), naval officer and politician, was a son of James Baker (d. before 1666), a mariner of Deal, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. after 1715). He was appointed second...

Balfour, Sir George (1809–1894), army officer and politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 4 words.

See Balfour, Edward Green

Barclay of Ury, David (1610–1686), soldier and politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 5 words.

See Barclay, Robert, of Ury

Barclay, Sir George (c. 1636–1710), army officer and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 2652 words.

Barclay, Sir George (c. 1636–1710), army officer and Jacobite conspirator, was probably born in Kincardineshire, the son of Andrew Barclay of 'Sheels', who was of an unrecorded cadet branch...

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide

Christopher Durston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; British History; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 841 words.

Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide, was probably the son of Michael Barkstead, a London goldsmith, and his wife, Anne,...

Barnewall, Nicholas, third Viscount Barnewall of Kingsland (1668–1725), politician and army officer

Patrick Fagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 672 words.

Barnewall, Nicholas, third Viscount Barnewall of Kingsland (1668–1725), politician and army officer, was born on 15 April 1668, probably at the family seat, Turvey, in the parish of...

Barré, Isaac (1726–1802), army officer and politician

Peter D. G. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 1588 words.

Barré, Isaac (1726–1802), army officer and politician, was born in Dublin on 15 October 1726, the only son of a merchant, Peter Barré (d. 1776), and his wife, Marie Madelaine, née Raboteau,...

Barrow, John (1808–1898)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 11 words.

See Barrow, Sir John, first baronet

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