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George Villiers, 1st Duke of, 1592–1628, English courtier, politician, and military leader: lord high admiral 1617.
his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of, 1628–87, English courtier and author.
Contemporary Examples

James Bond to Open London 2012 Olympics Tom Sykes April 2, 2012
Will British Papers Publish Harry Pics? Tom Sykes August 21, 2012
Pippa Steals The Royal Limelight Again as Wedding Rumors Trump Stuffy Royal Lunch Tom Sykes December 18, 2013
The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker Ted Gioia December 22, 2014
Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab Clive Irving July 26, 2014

Historical Examples

Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2) Sutherland Menzies
The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
Ten Tudor Statesmen Arthur D. Innes
A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon John Lord, A.M.
The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series Rafael Sabatini

a town in S central England, in Buckinghamshire; university (1975). Pop: 12 512 (2001)
George Villiers, 1st Duke of. 1592–1628, English courtier and statesman; favourite of James I and Charles I: his arrogance, military incompetence, and greed increased the tensions between the King and Parliament that eventually led to the Civil War
his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of. 1628–87, English courtier and writer; chief minister of Charles II and member of the Cabal (1667–73)


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