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Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder, was the only daughter and an heir of Ralph Hawtrey (1570–1638) and his wife, Mary Altham (1578–1647). The Hawtreys claimed Norman descent and established themselves in Ruislip, Middlesex, in the sixteenth century. In 1618 she married ...

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Hollingworth, Richard (1639?–1701), royalist writer, was born in Lincolnshire, perhaps the son of Simonde Hollingworth of Stewton, near Louth, and baptized on 6 October 1639. He entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, as a sizar on 5 February 1655 and graduated in 1659; he proceeded MA in 1662 and DD in 1684. He was ordained by ...

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Holte, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1570/71–1654), landowner and royalist sympathizer, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Holte (d. 1592) and his wife, Dorothy Ferrers (d. 1594). At the time of his birth the Holtes had been in possession of estates at ...

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Leighton, Sir Elisha [Ellis] (d. 1685), royalist courtier and government official, was the third son of the Scottish physician and presbyterian divine Alexander Leighton (c. 1570–1649), and younger brother of Robert Leighton (bap. 1612, d. 1684), bishop of Dunblane and archbishop of Glasgow...

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Needham, Charles, fourth Viscount Kilmorey (c. 1637–1660), nobleman and royalist insurgent, was the elder son of Robert Needham, second Viscount Kilmorey (d. 1653), and his second wife, Eleanor (1596/7–1666), widow of Gilbert Gerard, Lord Gerard of Gerard's Bromley, and daughter of Thomas Dutton...

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Pope, Mary (d. 1653?), royalist writer, of unknown parentage, was married to John Pope (d. 1646), a member of the London Salters' Company who served as its master for 1642. They were living in Friday Street, in the parish of St Margaret Moses, London...

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Poyntz, Sir Robert (bap. 1588, d. 1665), royalist writer, was born at Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, and baptized there on 26 October 1588, the first son and heir of Sir John Poyntz (c.1560–1633), later MP for Gloucestershire, and his second wife, Elizabeth Sydenham (...

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Stanley [née de La Trémoille], Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664), noblewoman and royalist heroine, was born at the château of Thouars, Poitou, in France, in early December 1599, the second child and eldest daughter of Claude de La Trémoille, duc de Thouars...

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Charlotte Stanley, countess of Derby (1599–1664) by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1632 [as Minerva] Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)