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Sir Nicholas Crisp, first baronet (c. 1599–1666) by Cornelius Johnson private collection; © reserved in the photograph

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Crisp, Sir Nicholas, first baronet (c. 1599–1666), merchant and royalist, was the son of Ellis Crisp (d. 1625) of Hammersmith (but descended from a Gloucestershire landed family), a prominent merchant, alderman, and sheriff of London in 1625, and his wife, Hester. Crisp...

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Digges, Dudley (1613–1643), royalist political writer, was born in Chilham, Kent, the third son of Sir Dudley Digges (1582/3–1639), diplomat and judge, and Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Kempe of Olantigh, Kent, and a grandson of Thomas Digges, mathematician. He entered University College, Oxford...

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Goffe [Gough], Stephen (1605–1681), Roman Catholic priest and royalist agent, was born at Stanmer, Sussex, the son of Stephen Goffe, the puritan inclined rector of the nearby parish of Bramber, and his wife, Deborah, née West or Weston (1586/7–1626). The future regicide William Goffe (d. 1679?)...

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Gostelow [Gorstelow], Walter (bap. 1604, d. 1662?), royalist prophet, was born at Prescott House, Prescote, near Cropredy, Oxfordshire, and baptized at St Mary's Church, Cropredy, on 26 April 1604, the third son and fifth of ten children of Richard Gorstelow (c.1568–1621)...

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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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Howard, Sir Robert (1584/5–1653), adulterer and royalist adherent, was the fifth son of Thomas Howard, first earl of Suffolk (1561–1626), and his wife, Katherine (b. in or after 1564, d. 1638), daughter of Sir Henry Knyvet and formerly wife of Richard Rich...

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Hudson, Michael (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent, was born in Penrith, Cumberland. He went up to Queen's College, Oxford, as 'a poor child', matriculated on 1 February 1622, proceeded BA on 15 February 1626, and took his MA on 29 January 1629. In college he and his brother were friends and contemporaries of the diarist ...

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David Jenkins (1582–1663) by William Marshall, pubd 1648 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jenkins, David (1582–1663), royalist judge, was the son of Jenkin Richard of Hensol, in the parish of Pendeulwyn, Glamorgan, where he was born. He became a commoner of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in 1597 and took a BA degree on 4 July 1600....

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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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Levinz, Robert (1614/15–1650), royalist agent, was the son of William Levinz (d. 1643), a brewer at Oxford and tenant of Lincoln College's farm at Botley, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1646), daughter of Anchor Brent of Little Wolford, Warwickshire, and sister of ...

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See Lyttelton, Sir Thomas, first baronet

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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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Penderel, Richard (d. 1672), royalist sympathizer, was the third son of William Penderel (d. in or before 1651) and his wife, Jane (d. after 1662), of Hobbal Grange in Tong, Shropshire, where Richard was born. The family were Catholic and rented a 'little farm' (...