Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 March 2020

Eyre [Eyres, Ayres], Williamlocked

(fl. 1634–1675)
  • Paul H. Hardacre


Eyre [Eyres, Ayres], William (fl. 1634–1675), parliamentarian army officer and Leveller, is of obscure origins; the place and date of his birth and the names of his parents are not known. His rank of captain in a cavalry regiment during the first civil war suggests that he may have come from the rural middling sort. In his ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

H. C. Hamilton & others, eds., , 24 vols., PRO (1860–1910)
J. Thurloe, ed. T. Birch, 7 vols. (1742)
Journals of the House of Commons
Camden Society
Journals of the House of Lords
Historical Manuscripts Commission