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Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon British diplomat

Thomas Villiers, 1st Earl of Clarendon PC was a British politician and diplomat from the Villiers family.

Thomas Villiers, 2nd Earl of Clarendon Earl of Clarendon

Thomas Villiers, 2nd Earl of Clarendon, known as Lord Hyde from 1776 to 1786, was a British peer and Tory Member of Parliament from the Villiers family.

Thomas Hyde Villiers MP was a British politician from the Villiers family.

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Charles Pelham Villiers British lawyer and politician

Charles Pelham Villiers was a British lawyer and politician from the aristocratic Villiers family who sat in the House of Commons from 1835 to 1898, making him the longest-serving Member of Parliament (MP). Pelham Villiers also holds the distinction of the oldest candidate to win a parliamentary seat, at the age of 93. He was a radical reformer who often collaborated with John Bright. He is best known for leadership of the Anti-Corn Law League, until repeal in 1846. Lord Palmerston appointed him to the cabinet as president of the Poor-law board in 1859. He worked for numerous reforms, most notably the Metropolitan Poor Law Act of 1867. Florence Nightingale helped him formulate the reform of nursing within the poor law. His Public Works Act of 1863 opened job-creating schemes in public health projects. His political importance was overshadowed by his brother the earl of Clarendon, and undercut by the hostility of W.E. Gladstone.

George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon British diplomat

George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, was an English diplomat and statesman from the Villiers family.

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George Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon British politician and Colonial governor

George Herbert Hyde Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon, KG GCMG GCVO PC DL, styled Lord Hyde from 1877 to 1914, was a British Conservative politician from the Villiers family. He served as Governor-General of the Union of South Africa from 1931 to 1937.

Thomas Henry Lister was an English novelist and Registrar General. He was an early exponent of the silver fork novel genre.

Edward Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon English cricketer

Edward Hyde Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon,, styled Lord Hyde between 1846 and 1870, was a British Liberal Unionist politician from the Villiers family. He served as Lord Chamberlain of the Household between 1900 and 1905.

William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey English politician

William Villers, 2nd Earl of Jersey, known as Viscount Villiers from 1697 to 1711, was an English peer and politician from the Villiers family.

George Augustus Frederick Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey, styled Viscount Villiers until 1859, was an English peer and politician from the Villiers family.

George Frederick Laurence Hyde Villiers, 7th Earl of Clarendon, styled Lord Hyde between 1935 and 1955, was a British peer from the Villiers family.

John Charles Villiers, 3rd Earl of Clarendon, PC, styled The Honourable John Villiers until 1787 and The Right Honourable John Villiers from 1787 to 1824, was a British peer and Member of Parliament from the Villiers family.

John Parker, 1st Baron Boringdon British politician

John Parker, 1st Baron Boringdon was a British peer and Member of Parliament.

Villiers family English aristocratic family

The Villiers family is one of England's preeminent aristocratic families. Over time, various members of the Villiers family were made knights, baronets and peers. Peerages held by the Villiers family include the dukedoms of Buckingham (1623-1687) and Cleveland (1670-1709), as well as the earldoms of Anglesey (1623-1661), Jersey and Clarendon. Perhaps the most prominent members of the family were those who received the two dukedoms: George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592–1628) rose to fame and influence as favourite of King James I of England, while Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland (1640–1709) became a mistress of King Charles II of England, by whom she had five children.

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(Maria) Theresa Lewis was a British writer and biographer.

Charlotte Villiers, Countess of Clarendon, formerly Lady Charlotte Capell, was the wife of Thomas Villiers, the son of William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey. Thomas would later be raised to the peerage as Baron Hyde and subsequently as Earl of Clarendon, both titles that originated from his wife's family.

Thomas Villiers Lister from the Villiers family was a British diplomat and the Assistant Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1873-94.