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Cromwell [née Bourchier], Elizabeth (1598–1665), lady protectress of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of Oliver Cromwell, was one of twelve children of Sir James Bourchier (c.1574–1635), merchant and furrier, and his wife, Frances, daughter of Thomas Crane of Newton Tony, Wiltshire...

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Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658), lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was the second son of Robert Cromwell (d. 1617) and his wife, Elizabeth Steward (d. 1654); he was born in Huntingdon on 25 April 1599 and was baptized in St John's Church...

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Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658) by Samuel Cooper, c. 1650 in the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT

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Cromwell, Richard (1626–1712), lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland, was born in Huntingdon on 4 October 1626 and baptized at St John's Church on 19 October, the fourth of nine children and the third of five sons of Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658), lord protector, and his wife, ...

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Richard Cromwell (1626–1712) by unknown artist, c. 1650–55 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mortimer, Roger, first earl of March (1287–1330), regent, soldier, and magnate, was the son and heir of Edmund (I) de Mortimer, lord of Wigmore, and his wife, Margaret de Fiennes.

Roger Mortimer was born in April or May 1287. On the death of his father in July 1304 his wardship was granted to ...