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Cotterell [Cottrell], Sir Charles (1615–1701), courtier and translator, was born in Wilsford, Lincolnshire, on Good Friday, 7 April 1615, and baptized there two days later, the only son (there were four daughters) of Sir Clement Cotterell (1585–1631) and his wife, Anne Alleyne (...


Hellowes, Edward (fl. 1574–1601), courtier and translator, was once thought to be a member of the Hallows family of Glapwell and Dethick, Derbyshire, although there is no documentary evidence to support this. He may be the Edward Hellowes who married Eleanor Showell at ...


Sir Thomas Hoby (1530–1566) attrib. Cornelius Cure, in or after 1566 [The Hobys: [foreground] and Sir Philip Hoby (1504/5–1558)] The Conway Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London


Hoby, Sir Thomas (1530–1566), courtier and translator, was born at Leominster, Herefordshire, the second son of William Hoby, of Radnor, and his second wife, Katherine, daughter of John Forden. He matriculated pensioner from St John's College, Cambridge, on 20 May 1545 and studied for the next two years under ...