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Annesley, Richard, sixth earl of Anglesey (bap. 1693, d. 1761), kidnapper and bigamist, was baptized on 26 November 1693 at St Peter's Cathedral, Exeter, Devon, the third son of Dr Richard Annesley (1654/5–1701), dean of Exeter, from c.1700 third Baron Altham, and his wife, ...

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Johnston, Sir John, third baronet (1647/8–1690), army officer and kidnapper, was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, the son of Sir George Johnston, second baronet, of Caskieben, Scotland, and his wife, a daughter of Sir William Leslie, third baronet, of Wardes. According to an account written in 1714 ...