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Hyde, David de la (fl. 1549–1561), scholar and recusant, is of unknown parentage. Anthony Wood believed him to be of Irish birth. Sir Walter and his son Sir James de la Hyde of Moyclare, King's county, were proscribed for supporting the rebellion of ...


More, Sir Thomas [St Thomas More] (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr, was born, most scholars agree, between two and three in the morning of 6 February 1478 (alternative dates are 7 February, 1477 or 1478) in Milk Street, Cheapside, London, the eldest of three sons and second of seven children of ...


Sir Thomas More (1478–1535) by Hans Holbein the younger, 1527 © The Frick Collection, New York