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Mary Fiennes, Lady Norris

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Mary Compton

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Marmaduke Thweng, 1st Baron Thweng

Sir Marmaduke Thweng (or Tweng, Thwinge etc.), later 1st Baron Thweng, was an English knight from Yorkshire who fought in the Wars of Scottish Independence.

Mark Carlisle

Mark Carlisle, Baron Carlisle of Bucklow, QC, DL, PC (7 July 1929 – 14 July 2005) was a Conservative British politician and was Member of Parliament (MP) for Runcorn from 1964 to 1983 and then for Warrington South until 1987. Created a life peer in November 1987, he served as Secretary of State for Education and Science from 1979 until 1981.
Mark Carlisle’s father was a Manchester cotton merchant, and his parents were in Montevideo, Uruguay, when he was born. He was educated at Radley College in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and the University of Manchester. He was Chairman of the university’s Conservative association, and Federation of university Conservatives in 1953. In 1957 he was vice-chairman of North-West Young Conservatives. He was admitted Gray’s Inn, was called to the bar, and made QC in 1971.

Marjorie Sinclair, Baroness Pentland

Marjorie Adeline Gordon Sinclair, Baroness Pentland DBE, DStJ (7 December 1880 – 26 July 1970) was the daughter of Sir John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair and Ishbel Hamilton-Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair.
She was educated, mainly, by private tuition. She accompanied her parents to Canada, on the appointment of her father as Governor-General, in 1893. As a child, she founded and edited Wee Willie Winkie, a periodical for the young. She was interested in Canadian history, and assisted her parents and took part in the “Tableaux Historiques” given by them in Montreal, Quebec the historical fancy dress ball given at Ottawa, Ontario and the Victorian Era ball given at Toronto, Ontario. She was the first “May Queen” elected to preside over the May Court Club at Ottawa, which she helped found.
After returning to England, she wrote a dramatized version, in five acts, of Scott’s Fortunes of Nigel, and lectured. Her coming out ball was held at Haddo House on 12 September 1899. She made her debut in London society at a ball given by her parents in Grosvenor Street, June 1901. She was presented at Court shortly thereafter. In April 1903 her name was announced as a candidate for the School Board at Methlick, Aberdeenshire.
She married John Sinclair, 1st Baron Pentland (b. 7 July 1860 – d. 11 January 1925) on 12 July 1904; they had two children:
Henry John Sinclair, 2nd and last Lord Pentland (1907–1984)
Hon. Margaret Ishbel Sinclair (1906-1976)
Travelling in India with her husband in 1914, she visited Travancore, where Beatrice A. Vieyra dedicated to her a cookbook, Culinary Art Sparklets. She was invested as a DBE in 1917. She was also invested as a Dame of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (D.G.St.J.). She died on 26 July 1970, aged 89 from natural causes.

Margery le Despencer

Margery (Margaret) le Despencer, de jure suo jure 3rd Baroness le Despenser (1387 creation), was the daughter and heiress of Philip le Despencer, 2nd Baron le Despencer. She was born about 1397 in Nettlestead, Suffolk, England, and married John de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros. He died without heirs, and she married secondly Roger Wentworth of Nettlestead, Esq. (d.1452), son of John Wentworth of North Elmsall.

Robert Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wem

Robert Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wem (c. 1373 – bef. 29 November 1396). He was born in Willisham, Suffolk.
Robert was the son of Sir Robert Ferrers, 1st Baron Ferrers of Wem (created by Writ of Summons dated December 28, 1375), and Elizabeth Boteler, 4th Baroness Boteler of Wem, who died in June 1411, and paternal grandson of Robert de Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Chartley and Agnes or Aeneas de Bohun. Upon the death of his father in December 1380, he became Baron Boteler of Wem jure matris (he predeceased his mother, so never actually became the 5th baron; after his death, his mother’s 3rd husband assumed this title jure uxoris) as well as 2nd Baron Ferrers of Wem. He had no son but two daughters. Female siblings being co-heiresses in England, both baronies are still abeyant between the descendants of these two sisters.

Lionel Sackville-West, 3rd Baron Sackville

Lionel Edward Sackville-West, 3rd Baron Sackville (15 May 1867 – 28 January 1928), was a British peer.
Sackville-West was the son of the Honourable William Edward Sackville-West, sixth son of George Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr and Lady Elizabeth Sackville. His mother was Georgina, daughter of George Dodwell. He inherited the barony in 1908 on the death of his uncle, the diplomat Lionel Sackville-West, 2nd Baron Sackville. In April 1912, Lord Sackville was appointed a deputy lieutenant of Kent. He married his first cousin Victoria Sackville-West (1862–1936) in 1892, illegitimate daughter of the second Baron, in 1890. Their daughter was the novelist and poet Vita Sackville-West.

Leicester Harmsworth

Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth, 1st Baronet (1 November 1870 – 19 January 1937), was a British businessman and Liberal politician.

Mary Grey, Baroness Grey de Wilton

Mary Somerset, Baroness Grey de Wilton was born in 1497 to Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester, and his second wife Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas West, 8th Baron De La Warr and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Hugh Mortimer of Mortimer’s Hall. Mary married twice; first to William Grey, 13th Baron Grey de Wilton, and secondly to Robert Carre.

Kathleen Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn

Kathleen Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn, DCVO (8 July 1905 – 2 February 1990) was Mistress of the Robes to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from 1964 to her death in 1990. She was invested as a Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in 1969.
The Duchess is the elder of the two surviving children born to Henry Crichton, Viscount Crichton, son of John Crichton, 4th Earl Erne, and Lady Mary Cavendish Grosvenor, daughter of Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster. She was married in St Martin-in-the-Fields, on 9 February 1928 to James Hamilton (at that time Marquess of Hamilton), who succeeded his father as 4th Duke of Abercorn in 1953.

Kamanawa II

Kamanawa II known as Kamanawa ʻŌpio or Kamanawa ʻElua (c. 1785 – October 20, 1840) was a Hawaiian high chief and grandfather of the last two ruling monarchs of the Kingdom of Hawaii, King David Kalākaua and Queen Lydia Makaeha Liliʻuokalani. His family had a good reputation until 1840, when he was convicted of murdering his wife.

John de Mowbray, 4th Baron Mowbray

John de Mowbray, 4th Baron Mowbray (24 June 1340 – 1368) was an English peer. He was slain near Constantinople while en route to the Holy Land.

John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley

John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley (ca. 1331 – 3 April 1367) was the son of Robert de Ferrers, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Chartley and a woman named Margaret.
John de Ferrers was born in Southhoe, Huntingdonshire. He inherited the title of Baron Ferrers of Chartley upon his father’s death in 1350 but was never summoned to parliament.
Despite his youth, John fought in Gascony for Edward III in 1345 and married Lady Elizabeth de Stafford (1342 – 7 August 1375) – widow of Fulk le Strange (Baron Strange) and daughter of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford and Margaret de Audley, a daughter of Hugh de Audley, 1st Earl of Gloucester.
The couple had one son Robert, who became Robert de Ferrers, 4th Baron Ferrers of Chartley upon the death of his father in 1367.
John de Ferrers, 3rd Baron Ferrers of Chartley died on 3 April 1367 at the Battle of Nájera in Castile.

John Willoughby, 9th Baron Willoughby of Parham

John Willoughby, 9th Baron Willoughby of Parham (1643–1678) was an English peer of the House of Lords.
He was born in Stanstead Bury, near Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire, England on 29 December 1643, the son of William Willoughby, 6th Baron Willoughby of Parham and Anne Carey. He married Anne Bolterton (died circa 3 October 1683). On the death of his nephew John in early 1678, he succeeded as the 9th Baron Willoughby of Parham. However, a few months later he died without issue in September 1678. The barony was succeeded by his younger brother, Charles Willoughby.

John Seymour (1425–1463)

John Seymour of Stapleford in Wilton, Wiltshire, and of Wulfhall in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire (c. 1425 – c. 1463) was an English landowner and Member of Parliament.

John Poulett, 1st Baron Poulett

John Poulett, 1st Baron Poulett, (1585 – 20 March 1649) of Hinton St George, Somerset, was an English sailor and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1621 and was later raised to the peerage.

John Boyle, 14th Earl of Cork

John William Boyle, 14th Earl of Cork and 14th Earl of Orrery DSC VRD (12 May 1916 – 14 November 2003), styled The Honourable John Boyle from 1965 to 1995, was an Irish and British peer.
He was educated at Harrow and King’s College London, graduating in 1937. He fought in World War II, being mentioned in despatches on two occasions, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. His son, Jonathan, succeeded him to the Earldom in 2003.

Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning

Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning (née Scott; 1776 – 14 March 1837) was the wife of British Prime Minister George Canning.
She was born in Scotland, the daughter of Major-General John Scott and Margaret Dundas. She was also a sister of the Duchess of Portland and the Countess of Moray.
On 8 July 1800, she married George Canning in St George’s, Hanover Square on Hanover Square, London, with John Hookham Frere and William Pitt the Younger as witnesses. They had four children:
George Charles Canning (1801–1820), died from consumption
William Pitt Canning (1802–1828), died from drowning in Madeira, Portugal
Harriet Canning (1804–1876), married the 1st Marquess of Clanricarde
Charles Canning (later 2nd Viscount Canning and 1st Earl Canning) (1812–1862)
Joan was created 1st Viscountess Canning of Kilbraham on 22 January 1828 (almost 6 months after her husband had died), with a special remainder to the male heirs of her late husband.

Carl Agar

Carlyle Clare Agar AFC (November 28, 1901 – January 27, 1968) was a pioneering Canadian aviator.

James Croft

Sir James Croft PC (c.1518 – 4 September 1590) was an English politician, who was Lord Deputy of Ireland, and MP for Herefordshire in the Parliament of England.

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