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Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom office within the UK Royal Navy

The Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom is an honorary office generally held by a senior Royal Navy admiral. He is the official deputy to the Lord High Admiral, an honorary office vested in the Sovereign from 1964 to 2011 and currently held by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. He is appointed by the Sovereign on the nomination of the First Sea Lord.

Vice-Admiral Thomas Wyndham (1508–1554) was an English naval officer, naval administrator and navigator.. He was appointed a member of the Council of the Marine as one of the Chief Officers of the Admiralty in 1552 and given the title of Master of Naval Ordnance and was simultaneously a member of the Board of Ordnance until 1553.

Sir Thomas Wyndham was an English politician. He sat in the House of Commons of England from 1673 to 1679 as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Minehead, then from 1679 to 1689 for Yarmouth.

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Felbrigg Hall Grade I listed historic house museum in North Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Earl of Egremont

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William Windham may refer to:

William Windham was a British landowner and politician. He was the second son of William Windham, of Felbrigg, member of an old Norfolk family. This made him brother of Ashe Windham.

John Wyndham (1558–1645) landowner

Sir John Wyndham, JP, of Orchard Wyndham in the parish of Watchet in Somerset, was an English landowner who played an important role in the establishment of defence organisation in the West Country against the threat of Spanish invasion.

Sir William Wyndham, 1st Baronet English politician, died 1683

Sir William Wyndham, 1st Baronet of Orchard Wyndham, Somerset, was Member of Parliament for Somerset in 1656 and twice for Taunton in 1659 and 1660. He was Sheriff of Somerset in 1679–80.

Wyndham baronets

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Orchard Wyndham Grade I listed building in West Somerset, United Kingdom

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William Howe Windham was the son of Vice-Admiral William Lukin Windham, and a British Member of Parliament. He lived at Felbrigg Hall.

Sir Francis Wyndham, 1st Baronet of Trent in Somerset was an English soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons of England in 1640. He was a colonel of horse in the Royalist army in the English Civil War and helped Charles II escape to France.

John Wyndham (died 1573) English gentry of Somerset

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R. W. Ketton-Cremer British historian

Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer, was an English landowner, biographer and historian. He bequeathed his family seat, Felbrigg Hall, to the National Trust.

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Thomas Luttrell (died 1571) 16th-century English politician

Thomas Luttrell, of Dunster Castle in Somerset, feudal baron of Dunster, was a Member of Parliament for his family's newly enfranchised pocket borough of Minehead, from 1563 to 1567. He was Sheriff of Somerset in 1570–1.

Sir Thomas Wyndham of Felbrigg was an English sea captain and Vice-Admiral of England.