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Hastings, Henry, fifth earl of Huntingdon (1586–1643), nobleman and landowner, was born on 24 April 1586 at Exton, Rutland, the eldest son of Francis Hastings, Lord Hastings (1560–1595), heir apparent to the earldom of Huntingdon, and Sarah, daughter of Sir James Harrington, of ...

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MacDonnell, Randal, first earl of Antrim (d. 1636), chieftain and landowner, was the fourth of the five sons of Sorley Boy MacDonnell (b. in or before 1508, d. 1590), Scots-Irish chieftain, and his wife, Mary (d. 1582), daughter of Con O'Neill, first earl of Tyrone...

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Vernon, Henry, styled Baron Powys (1548–1606), landowner and peerage claimant, was born on Christmas day 1548, the elder son of Thomas Vernon (d. 1557), of Stokesay, Shropshire, and his wife, Dorothy Lovel. His grandfather Thomas's marriage to Anne Ludlow, a coheir to the estate founded in the late thirteenth century by the famous wool merchant ...