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Henry Arundell, third Baron Arundell of Wardour (bap. 1608, d. 1694) attrib. John Michael Wright, 1660s [The Crucifixion with … Lord Arundell and his Wife, Cicely Compton, at the Foot of the Cross] Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Arundell, Henry, third Baron Arundell of Wardour (bap. 1608, d. 1694), royalist army officer and politician, was baptized on 23 February 1608 at St Andrew's, Holborn, London. He was the only son of Thomas Arundell, second Baron Arundell of Wardour (c. 1586–1643) [...

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Aston, Sir Arthur (1590x93–1649), royalist army officer, was the younger son of Sir Arthur Aston (d. 1627), soldier, of Fulham, Middlesex, who was killed on the expedition to the Île de Rhé, and his first wife, Christiana Ashton, daughter of John Ashton...

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Bard, Henry, first Viscount Bellomont [Bellamont] (1615/16–1656), royalist army officer and diplomat, came of an old-established Lincolnshire family, and was the younger son of George Bard (d. 1616), vicar of Staines, Middlesex, and his wife, Susan, daughter of John Dudley. A scholar at ...

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Belasyse [Bellasis], John, first Baron Belasyse of Worlaby (bap. 1615, d. 1689), royalist army officer, was born at Newburgh in the North Riding of Yorkshire, and baptized on 24 June 1615 at nearby Coxwold, the second son of Thomas Belasyse, first Viscount Fauconberg of Henknowle...

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Carlos [formerly Careless], William (d. 1689), royalist army officer, was born William Careless at Broomhall farm near Brewood in Staffordshire, a younger son of John Careless and his wife, Ellen Fluit. His family had been tenants of the Giffards of Chillington, Staffordshire...

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Constable, Henry, first Viscount Dunbar (1588–1645), landowner and royalist army officer, was the eldest son of Sir Henry Constable (c.1559–1608) of Burton Constable and Halsham in Holderness, and Margaret Dormer (d. 1637), daughter of Sir William Dormer of Wing, Buckinghamshire...

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Dillon, Thomas, fourth Viscount Dillon (1614/15–1673x5), royalist army officer, was the second son of Sir Christopher Dillon (d. 1624), Irish administrator, and Lady Jane, daughter of James Dillon, first earl of Roscommon. His father, of Ballylagham, co. Mayo, was president of Connaught...

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Dormer, Robert, first earl of Carnarvon (1610?–1643), royalist army officer, was the only son of Sir William Dormer, baronet (d. 1616), and Alice, daughter of Sir Richard Molyneux of Sefton, Lancashire. The Dormer family had risen to power and influence under the ...

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Fortescue, Sir Nicholas (c. 1605–1644), royalist army officer, was the fourth son of Sir Nicholas Fortescue (1575?–1633), of Cookhill, Worcestershire, chamberlain of the exchequer, and Prudence, daughter of William Wheteley of Holkham in Norfolk, in a prominent Roman Catholic family. It is unclear if ...

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Gage, Sir Henry (1597–1645), royalist army officer, was born in London on 29 August 1597, the eldest son of John Gage of Haling Manor, Surrey, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Copley. Initially educated at home, he entered the English College...

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Sir Henry Gage (1597–1645) by Weesop, 1640s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gascoigne, Sir Bernard [Bernardo Guasconi] (1614–1687), royalist army officer and diplomat, was born Bernardo Guasconi in Florence in April or May 1614, the son of Giovambatista Guasconi (d. 1614) and his wife, Clemenza Altoviti (d. 1634). His father having died four months after his birth, ...

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Gerard, Richard (1613–1686), royalist army officer, was born in October 1613, the third of ten children of Sir Thomas Gerard (1594/5–1630), knight and second baronet, of Bryn, Lancashire, and his wife, Frances Molyneux (d. 1614), daughter of Sir Richard Molyneux, baronet, of ...

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Marmaduke Langdale, first Baron Langdale (bap. 1598, d. 1661) by William Humphrey, 1774 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Langdale, Marmaduke, first Baron Langdale (bap. 1598, d. 1661), royalist army officer, was the only son of Peter Langdale, esquire (d. 1617), and his wife, Anne Wharton (bap. 1576/7, d. 1646), daughter of Michael Wharton, esquire, of Beverley and his wife, ...

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Lindsay, Ludovic, sixteenth earl of Crawford (d. 1652), royalist army officer, was the third son of Henry Lindsay, thirteenth earl of Crawford (d. 1620×23), and Margaret, sister of Sir James Schaw of Sauchie. Ludovic Lindsay sought a career as a mercenary officer, and is said to have 'gained honour abroad in the Swedish, Austrian, and Spanish services' (...

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O'Connolly, Owen (d. 1649), plot discloser and parliamentarian army officer, was born in co. Monaghan; his parents' names are unknown. He was brought up a puritan in the household of Sir Hugh Clotworthy and was the servant of the latter's son, Sir John Clotworthy...