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Horace Farquhar, 1st Earl Farquhar

Horace Brand Farquhar, 1st Earl Farquhar (19 May 1844 – 30 August 1923), was a British financier, courtier and Conservative politician. [1]

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Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife

Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (10 November 1849 – 29 January 1912), styled Viscount Macduff between 1857 and 1879 and known as The Earl Fife between 1879 and 1889, was a British peer who married Princess Louise, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen Alexandra.

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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 9th Earl of Shaftesbury, KP, PC, GCVO, CBE (31 August 1869 – 25 March 1961), was the son of The 8th Earl of Shaftesbury and Lady Harriet Augusta Anna Seymourina Chichester (1836 – 14 April 1898), the daughter of The 3rd Marquess of Donegall and Lady Harriet Anne Butler.

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Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay the debts it owes to creditors.

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Bonar Law

Andrew Bonar Law (16 September 1858 – 30 October 1923), commonly called Bonar Law, was a British Conservative Party statesman and Prime Minister.

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British people

British people, or Britons, are the indigenous people or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies; and their descendants.

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British Royal Family

The British Royal Family is the family group of close relatives of the monarch of the United Kingdom.

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British South Africa Company

The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally competed to exploit the expected mineral wealth of Mashonaland but united because of common economic interests and to secure British government backing.

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Burke's Peerage

Burke’s Peerage is foremost a genealogical publisher, which first published books by John Burke in London in 1826, recording the genealogy and heraldry of the peerage, baronetage, knightage and landed gentry of the United Kingdom, the historical families of Ireland as well as those of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Imperial, royal and mediatised families of Europe and Latin America, the presidential and distinguished families of the United States, the ruling families of Africa and the Middle East and other prominent families worldwide.

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Castle Rising

Castle Rising is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.

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Charles Arthur Frederick

Sir Charles Arthur Frederick was a British courtier.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county within London.

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Conflict of interest

A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial interest, or otherwise, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation of the individual or organization.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British Liberal politician and statesman.

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Deputy Lieutenant

In the United Kingdom, a Deputy Lieutenant is a Crown appointment and one of several deputies to the Lord Lieutenant of a lieutenancy area: an English ceremonial county, Welsh preserved county, Scottish lieutenancy area, or Northern Irish county borough or county.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Earl Fife

The title Earl Fife was created in the Peerage of Ireland by letters patent dated 26 April 1759 for William Duff (1696–1763) after proving his descent from Macduff, Earl of Fife.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death.

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Edwyn Scudamore-Stanhope, 10th Earl of Chesterfield

Edwyn Francis Scudamore-Stanhope, 10th Earl of Chesterfield (15 March 1854 – 24 January 1933), styled Lord Stanhope between 1883 and 1887, was a British peer and courtier.

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Farquhar baronets

There have been three baronetcies created for members of the Farquhar (pronounced "Farkwer") family, one in the Baronetage of Great Britain and two in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

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Fraud

In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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George Younger, 1st Viscount Younger of Leckie

George Younger, 1st Viscount Younger of Leckie Bt (13 October 1851 – 29 April 1929) was a British politician.

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Grenadier Guards

The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Grosvenor Square

Grosvenor Square is a large garden square in the exclusive Mayfair district of London, England.

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H. H. Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (12 September 1852 – 15 February 1928), served as the Liberal Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.

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Heir presumptive

An heir presumptive or heiress presumptive is the person entitled to inherit a throne, peerage, or other hereditary honour, but whose position can be displaced by the birth of an heir apparent, male or female, or of a new heir presumptive with a better claim to the position in question.

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Hertford

Hertford is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is also a civil parish in the East Hertfordshire district of the county.

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Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire (abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.

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Horace Farquhar, 1st Earl Farquhar

Horace Brand Farquhar, 1st Earl Farquhar (19 May 1844 – 30 August 1923), was a British financier, courtier and Conservative politician.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Jameson Raid

The Jameson Raid (29 December 1895 – 2 January 1896) was a botched raid on Paul Kruger's Transvaal Republic carried out by British colonial statesman Leander Starr Jameson and his Company mercenaries ("police" in the employ of Beit and Rhodes' British South Africa company) and Bechuanaland policemen over the New Year weekend of 1895–96.

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Justice of the peace

A justice of the peace (JP) is a judicial officer, of a lower or puisne court, elected or appointed by means of a commission (letters patent) to keep the peace.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802.

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Leslie Ward

Sir Leslie Matthew Ward (21 November 1851 – 15 May 1922 London) was a British portrait artist and caricaturist who over four decades painted 1,325 portraits which were regularly published by Vanity Fair, under the pseudonyms "Spy" and "Drawl".

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Liberal Unionist Party

The Liberal Unionist Party was a British political party that was formed in 1886 by a faction that broke away from the Liberal Party.

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List of hop varieties

This is a list of varieties of hop (Humulus lupulus).

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London County Council

London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.

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London Municipal Society

The London Municipal Society was formed in 1894 to support the pro-Unionist Moderate candidates in London local elections.

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Lord Edward Clinton

United Kingdom Lord Edward William Pelham-Clinton (11 August 1836 – 9 July 1907), known as Lord Edward Clinton, was a British Liberal Party politician.

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Lord Reay

Lord Reay, of Reay in the County of Caithness, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Lord Steward

The Lord Steward or Lord Steward of the Household, in England, is an important official of the Royal Household.

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Lord-in-Waiting

Lords in Waiting (female Baroness-in-Waiting) are members of the House of Lords who hold office in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Marylebone

Marylebone (or (both appropriate for the Parish Church of St. Marylebone),,, or) is an affluent inner-city area of central London, England, located within the City of Westminster.

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Marylebone West (UK Parliament constituency)

Marylebone West was a borough constituency located in the Metropolitan Borough of St Marylebone, in London.

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Master of the Household

The Master of the Household is the operational head of the "below stairs" elements of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Mayfair

Mayfair is an area of West London, by the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) was a county in southeast England, that is now mostly part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

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Municipal Reform Party

The Municipal Reform Party was a local party allied to the parliamentary Conservative Party in the County of London.

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Norfolk

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia.

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Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire (or; abbreviated Northants.) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Peerages in the United Kingdom

The peerage is a legal system of traditionally hereditary titles in the United Kingdom, which is constituted by the ranks of British nobility and is part of the British honours system.

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Rothschild family

The Rothschild family is a highly wealthy family descending from Mayer Amschel Rothschild, a court Jew to the German Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel, in the Free City of Frankfurt, who established his banking business in the 1760s.

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood recognising distinguished personal service to the monarch of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms or to members of the monarch's family, or to any viceroy of the monarch.

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Second Asquith ministry

H. H. Asquith formed the Second Asquith Ministry, a wartime coalition government, in the aftermath of the Gallipoli disaster in 1915, by bringing in the Conservatives to shore up his government.

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Sir Frederick Seager Hunt, 1st Baronet

Sir Frederick Seager Hunt, 1st Baronet (27 April 1837 – 21 January 1904) was a British Conservative Party politician, and a prominent distiller.

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Sir Samuel Scott, 6th Baronet

Sir Samuel Edward Scott, 6th Baronet (25 October 1873 – 21 February 1943) was a British Conservative Party politician best known for a scandal involving his wife.

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The Complete Peerage

The Complete Peerage (full title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom Extant, Extinct, or Dormant; first edition by George Edward Cokayne, Clarenceux King of Arms; 2nd edition revised by the Hon. Vicary Gibbs et al.) is a comprehensive and magisterial work on the titled aristocracy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and, later, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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Treasurer

A treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury of an organization.

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Turf Club (Gentlemen's Club)

The Turf Club is a London gentlemen's club, established in 1861 as the Arlington Club.

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United Kingdom general election, 1895

The United Kingdom general election of 1895 was held from 13 July – 7 August 1895.

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United Kingdom general election, 1922

The United Kingdom general election of 1922 was held on Wednesday 15 November 1922.

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Vanity Fair (UK)

The second Vanity Fair was a British weekly magazine published from 1868 to 1914.

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Who's Who (UK)

Who's Who is a leading source of biographical data on more than 33,000 influential people from around the world.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Farquhar,_1st_Earl_Farquhar

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