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Capel, Arthur, first Baron Capel of Hadham (1604–1649), royalist army officer and politician, was born on 20 February 1604 at Hadham Hall, Hertfordshire, the only son of Sir Henry Capel (d. 1622) of Hadham Parva and Theodosia, daughter of Sir Edward Montagu...

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Cromwell, Henry (1628–1674), soldier, politician, and lord lieutenant of Ireland, was born on 20 January 1628 at Huntingdon and baptized there at All Saints' Church on 29 January, the fifth of nine children and fourth among the five sons of Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658)...

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Devereux, Robert, second earl of Essex (1565–1601), soldier and politician, was born on 10 November 1565. He was the elder son and heir of Walter Devereux, first earl of Essex (1539–1576). Through his mother, Lettice (1543–1634), he was a member of Elizabeth I's...

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Lambert [Lambart], John (bap. 1619, d. 1684), parliamentary soldier and politician, was baptized on 7 September 1619 at Kirkby Malhamdale, near his home at Calton, Yorkshire. Lambert (who sometimes spelled his name Lambart) was possibly the younger son from Josias Lambert's second marriage, to ...

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Peel, Jonathan (1799–1879), politician, soldier, and patron of the turf, the fifth son of Sir Robert Peel, first baronet (1750–1830), cotton manufacturer, and his first wife, Ellen Yates (1766–1803), and brother of Sir Robert Peel, second baronet, the politician, was born at Chamber Hall...

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Seely, John Edward Bernard, first Baron Mottistone (1868–1947), politician and soldier, was born at Brookhill Hall, between Derby and Nottingham, on 31 May 1868, the fourth son and seventh child of Sir Charles Seely, first baronet (1833–1915), and his wife, Emily (d...