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Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst, (16 November 168416 September 1775), known as The Lord Bathurst from 1712 to 1772, was a British politician.
Anthony Salvin (17 October 1799 – 17 December 1881) was an English architect.
Arthur Upton (1614-1662) of Lupton in the parish of Brixham in Devon, was a Member of Parliament for Devon in 1654 and 1656 during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell.
Ash in the parish of Musbury in the county of Devon is an historic estate, long the residence of the ancient Drake family, the heir of which remarkably was always called John, only one excepted, for ten generations.
Ashburton was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament at Westminster, for one Parliament in 1298 and regularly from 1640 until it was abolished for the 1868 general election.
Baron Churston, of Churston Ferrers and Lupton in the County of Devon, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Sir Bernard Drake (c.1537 – 10 April 1586) of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon, was an English sea captain.
The Black Assizes is an epithet given to several outbreaks of "gaol fever" which struck various prisons and court-houses in England in the late 16th century and which caused the deaths of not only many prisoners awaiting trial but also the magistrates in the court buildings holding assizes.
Blackawton is a village and civil parish in the South Hams district of Devon, England.
Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.
There have been two Buller Baronetcies.
Cadhay is an historic estate situated in the parish of Ottery St Mary in Devon, England, 10 miles east of Exeter and 5 miles from the sea at Sidmouth.
Charles Hayne Seale Hayne PC (22 October 1833 – 22 November 1903) of Fuge House in the parish of Blackawton and of Kingswear Castle, Dartmouth harbour, both in Devon, was a British businessman and Liberal politician, serving as Member of Parliament for Ashburton in Devon, from 1885 until his death in 1903.
Churston Court is the manor house of the former manor of Churston Ferrers (anciently Cercetone (Domesday Book, 1086), Churecheton (Book of Fees, 13th c.), Churchstow, Churchton, Churchston, etc.), near Brixham in Devon and is a Grade II* listed building.
Churston Ferrers is an historic civil parish, former manor and ecclesiastical parish in Devon, England, situated between the south coast towns Paignton and Brixham.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
Coleton Fishacre is a property consisting of a garden and a house in the Arts and Crafts style, situated in Kingswear, Devon, England.
Cornwall is a former county constituency covering the county of Cornwall, in the South West of England.
Cornwood is a village and civil parish in the South Hams in Devon, England.
Dartmoor is a moor in southern Devon, England.
Dartmouth, also at some times called Clifton, Dartmouth and Hardness, was a parliamentary borough in Devon which elected two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons in 1298 and to the Commons of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom from 1351 until 1832, and then one member from 1832 until 1868, when the borough was disfranchised.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Devon was a parliamentary constituency covering the county of Devon in England.
Dilhorne is an ancient parish and village in Staffordshire, three miles from Cheadle and six miles from Stoke-on-Trent.
Dilhorne Hall located in Dilhorne, Staffordshire, England was the ancestral home of the Buller family.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
Downes House is situated about one mile east of Crediton in Devon.
East Looe was a parliamentary borough represented in the House of Commons of England from 1571 to 1707, in the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1797 to 1800, and finally in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom from 1801 until its abolition in 1832.
An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.
In the kingdom of England, a feudal barony or barony by tenure was the highest degree of feudal land tenure, namely per baroniam (Latin for "by barony") under which the land-holder owed the service of being one of the king's barons.
Filleigh is a small village, civil parish and former manor in North Devon, on the southern edge of Exmoor, 3 1/2 miles west of South Molton.
Floyer Hayes was an historic manor in the parish of St Thomas on the southern side of the City of Exeter in Devon, England, from which city it is separated by the River Exe.
Francis Rous or Rouse (1579 – January 1659) was an English politician and a prominent Puritan.
George Wightwick (26 August 1802 – 9 July 1872) was a British architect based in Plymouth, and possibly the first architectural journalist.
The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.
Halton Barton is a farm in the parish of St Dominic in Cornwall, England.
The High Sheriff of Devon is the Queen's representative for the County of Devon, a territory known as his/her bailiwick.
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, commonly known as Inner Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.
James Buller (17 June 1717 – 30 April 1765) of Morval in Cornwall and of Downes and King's Nympton in Devon, was a Member of Parliament for East Looe in Cornwall (1741-7) and for the County of Cornwall (1748-1765).
James Veitch (25 January 1792 – May 1863) was the second in a long line of horticulturists who established the renowned family business Veitch Nurseries.
John Buller (1632–1716) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1656 and 1695.
Lieutenant-Colonel John Lambrick Vivian (1830–1896) Inspector of Militia and Her Majesty's Superintendent of Police and Police Magistrate for St Kitts, West Indies, was a genealogist and historian who edited editions of the Heraldic Visitations of Devon and of Cornwall,Vivian, p. 763, pedigree of Vivian of Rosehill standard reference works for historians of these two counties.
John Upton (7 April 1590 – 12 September 1641) of Lupton in the parish of Brixham in Devon, was four times elected a Member of Parliament for Dartmouth in Devon (2 1/2 miles south-west of Lupton) at various times between 1625 and 1641.
John Upton (1639-1687) of Lupton in the parish of Brixham in Devon, was a Member of Parliament for Dartmouth in Devon (2 1/2 miles south-west of Lupton) from February 1679 to August 1679.
John Yarde-Buller, 1st Baron Churston (12 April 1799 – 4 September 1871) was a British, Conservative politician.
John Yarde-Buller, 2nd Baron Churston (26 October 1846 – 19 April 1910) was a British peer and soldier.
John Reginald Lopes Yarde-Buller, 3rd Baron Churston, MVO, OBE (9 November 1873 – 19 April 1930) was a British peer and soldier.
Juhel de Totnes (died 1123/30) (alias Juhel fitz Alfred, Juhel de Mayenne, Judel, Judhel, Judael, Judhael, Joel, Judhel de Totenais), Latinised to Judhellus filius Aluredi, "Juhel son of Alured") was a soldier and supporter of William the Conqueror (1066-1087). He was the first Anglo-Norman feudal baron of Totnes and feudal baron of Barnstaple, both in Devon.
Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Mamhead is a rural village and civil parish near Dawlish and Kenton in Devon, South West England, in the Teignbridge local authority area.
A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.
A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.
The Manor of King's Nympton was a manor largely co-terminous with the parish of King's Nympton in Devon, England.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Molesey is a suburban district comprising two large villages, East Molesey and West Molesey, in Surrey, England, just outside the edge of Greater London and situated on the south bank of the River Thames.
Morval (Morval) is a rural civil parish, hamlet and historic manor in southeast Cornwall, England, UK.
Mount Boone was an historic estate in the parish of Townstal, near Dartmouth in Devon.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
Newnham (since circa 1718 Old Newnham) in the parish of Plympton St Mary in Devon is a historic estate long held by the Devonshire gentry family of Strode.
Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish on the River Teign in the Teignbridge District of Devon, England, with a population of 25,556.
Nicholas Upton (1400?–1457), was an English cleric, precentor of Salisbury, and writer on heraldry and the art of war.
Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
The North Devon Militia was a regiment of militia formed in 1763 from men resident in the north part of the county of Devon, England.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.
Ottery St Mary, known as "Ottery", is a town and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, on the River Otter, about east of Exeter on the B3174.
Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).
Her Majesty's Paymaster General or HM Paymaster General is a ministerial position in the United Kingdom.
Pelynt (Pluwnennys, Pluwnonna) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Plympton, or Plympton Maurice or Plympton St Maurice or Plympton St Mary or Plympton Erle, in south-western Devon, is a populous, north-eastern suburb of the city of Plymouth of which it officially became part, along with Plymstock, in 1967.
A porte-cochère, coach gate or carriage porch is a covered porch-like structure at a main or secondary entrance to a building through which originally a horse and carriage and today a motor vehicle can pass to provide arriving and departing occupants protection from the elements.
Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, (Arthur William Patrick Albert; 1 May 185016 January 1942) was a member of the British Royal Family who served as the Governor General of Canada, the tenth since Canadian Confederation.
Puslinch, Devon, England, is a small but ancient rural locality to the south of Yealmpton village in the South Hams district of the county.
The Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England provides a listing and classification system for historic parks and gardens similar to that used for listed buildings.
A rotten or pocket borough, more formally known as a nomination borough or proprietorial borough, was a parliamentary borough or constituency in England, Great Britain, or the United Kingdom before the Reform Act 1832, which had a very small electorate and could be used by a patron to gain unrepresentative influence within the unreformed House of Commons.
Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England.
Saltash is a town and civil parish in southeast Cornwall, England, UK.
The Trelawny, later Salusbury-Trelawny Baronetcy, of Trelawny in the County of Cornwall, is a title in the Baronetage of England.
Samuel Cook (1806–1859) was an English watercolour artist.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
The Scots Guards (SG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.
Seale-Hayne College was an agricultural college in Devon, England, which operated from 1919 to 2005.
The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.
Sir Francis Buller, 1st Baronet (17 March 1746 – 5 June 1800) of Churston Court in the parish of Churston Ferrers, of nearby Lupton in the parish of Brixham, and of Prince Hall on Dartmoor, all in Devon, was an English judge.
Sir John Henry Seale, 1st Baronet (1780–1844) of Mount Boone in the parish of Townstal near Dartmouth in Devon, was a Whig Member of Parliament for Dartmouth in 1838.
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
The History of Parliament is a project to write a complete history of the United Kingdom Parliament and its predecessors, the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of England.
Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Trelawny (modern: Trelawne; from Cornish Trelany 'church village') is an historic manor in the parish of Pelynt in Cornwall, England, situated 20 miles (32 km) west of Plymouth, Devon and four miles (6.5 km) west-northwest of Looe, Cornwall.
Tristram Risdon (c. 1580 – 1640) was an English antiquarian and topographer, and the author of Survey of the County of Devon.
Typhus, also known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus and murine typhus.
Ugbrooke House is a stately home in the parish of Chudleigh, Devon, England, situated in a valley between Exeter and Newton Abbot.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Upton Cross and Upton are hamlets a quarter of a mile apart in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Sir Walter Raleigh (or; circa 155429 October 1618) was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer.
Sir William Pole (1561–1635) of Colcombe House in the parish of Colyton, of Southcote in the parish of Talaton and formerly of Shute House in the parish of Shute (adjoining Colcombe), both in Devon, was an English country gentleman and landowner, a colonial investor, Member of Parliament and, most notably, a historian and antiquarian of the County of Devon.
Sir William Strode (1562–1637) of Newnham in the parish of Plympton St Mary, Devon, England, was a member of the Devon landed gentry, a military engineer and seven times a Member of Parliament elected for Devon in 1597 and 1624, for Plympton Erle in 1601, 1604, 1621 and 1625, and for Plymouth in 1614.
Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.