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Ashe, John (1597–1659), clothier and parliamentarian activist, was born in Westcombe, Somerset, the eldest son of James Ashe (d. 1646), clothier, and his wife, Grace Pitt, daughter of Richard Pitt of Weymouth. He was baptized at Batcombe, in the same county, on 27 October 1597. He married ...

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Berry, James (d. 1691), parliamentarian army officer and major-general, was in the late 1630s employed as a clerk in an ironworks in the west midlands. He was a friend of the puritan divine Richard Baxter with whom he shared a house for some time. ...

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Boteler [Butler], William (fl. 1645–1670), parliamentarian army officer and major-general, was the son of Noel (or Neville) Boteler of Barnwell in Northamptonshire; the Anglican clergyman Edward Boteler was probably his brother. There is little information about his early life but he reputedly attended ...

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Bridge, Sir Tobias (d. after 1672), parliamentarian army officer and politician, was a younger son of John Bridge (d. c.1652) of Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, and his wife, Anne, of whom further details are unknown. His father, who was variously described as a tailor and a yeoman, was a brother of ...

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Dawkins, Rowland (1618–1691), parliamentarian army officer and deputy major-general, was born at Kilvrough (or Cil-frwch), Pennard, Glamorgan, the eldest son of George Dawkins (fl. 1600–1640), a minor gentleman, and Elizabeth, the daughter of the serjeant-at-law William Glyn of Clynnog Fawr, Caernarvonshire. In September 1643, a year after the civil war had broken out, ...

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Goffe, William (d. 1679?), regicide and major-general, was the son of Stephen Goffe (b. 1574/5), rector of Bramber, in Sussex, who was deprived of his living in 1605 for his part in organizing the puritan petitions to James I.

William Goffe's date of birth and his place of residence during his early years are unknown. His mother, ...

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Haynes, Hezekiah (d. 1693), parliamentarian army officer and deputy major-general, was the second son of John Haynes (1594–1654) of Copford Hall in Essex and Mary Thornton, daughter of Robert Thornton of Nottingham. A staunch puritan, John Haynes emigrated to New England in 1633 and was later governor of both ...

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Juxon, Thomas (1614–1672), parliamentarian activist and diarist, was born in London on 24 June 1614, the second son of John Juxon (1579–1626) of St Stephen Walbrook and later East Sheen, Surrey, a prosperous sugar baker of genteel lineage, and his first wife, Elizabeth Kirrell (...

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Kelsey, Thomas (d. in or after 1676), parliamentarian army officer and major-general, was a younger son of Thomas Kelsey (d. in or before 1630), yeoman farmer, of Shere in Surrey, and Mary Willet (d. in or after 1621). He was apprenticed to ...