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Gaunt, Elizabeth (d. 1685), conspirator and convicted traitor, and her husband, William, were both deeply involved in London whig and dissenting politics in the early 1680s, when they emerge from obscurity. They were residents of the parish of St Mary, Whitechapel, and well known about ...

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Gladman, John (fl. 1644–1685), parliamentarian army officer and conspirator, is of unknown parents and background, though he claimed in 1683 to be related to the former parliamentarian soldier and plotter Richard Rumbold. He succeeded James Berry as captain-lieutenant in Oliver Cromwell's Ironsides regiment...

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Holmes, Abraham (d. 1685), army officer and conspirator, was perhaps from co. Durham, though it has been suggested that he was related to a Holmes family of Sussex. Nothing definite is known of his background. He first appears during the early years of the civil war as a lieutenant in ...

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Howard, William, third Baron Howard of Escrick (c. 1630–1694), conspirator, was the second son of Edward Howard, first Baron Howard of Escrick (d. 1675), and Mary (d. 1634), daughter of John Boteler, first Baron Boteler of Brantfield. After attending Corpus Christi College, Cambridge...

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Keeling, Josiah (fl. 1679–1691), conspirator, was a white salter or oilman of East Smithfield, London, in the parish of St Botolph, Aldgate. Although his parentage and birthplace are unknown, Keeling had been concerned in a coalworks in Warwickshire as late as April 1679. He is known to have been married. At the time of the ...

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Rumbold, Richard (c. 1622–1685), conspirator, joined the parliamentarian army early in the civil war at the age of nineteen, losing an eye in the conflict, so that in later life he was known as Hannibal after the one-eyed Carthaginian general. Though still a private soldier he was chosen as one of the guards surrounding the scaffold when ...

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Walcott, Thomas (c. 1625–1683), conspirator, was a native of Warwickshire and (according to Roger Boyle, earl of Orrery, who knew him from the 1650s) a relative of Edmund Ludlow. His father became a settler in Ireland, and the memory of 1641 was to burn itself into ...