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Andrewes, Sir Thomas (d. 1659), financier and regicide, was the son of Robert Andrewes of Feltham, Middlesex, a Plymouth adventurer and subscriber to the Massachusetts Bay Company, and his wife, Margaret. He was a member of the Leathersellers' Company (and its master in 1638–9), and from 1631 ran a wholesale linen drapery business at the ...

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Bradshaw, John, Lord Bradshaw (bap. 1602, d. 1659), lawyer, politician, and regicide, was born at Wibersley, in the parish of Stockport, Cheshire, and baptized on 10 December 1602 at St Mary's, Stockport, the second surviving son of Henry Bradshaw (d. 1654) of ...

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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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Deane, Richard (bap. 1610, d. 1653), army and naval officer and regicide, was baptized on 8 July 1610 in the parish church of Guiting Power, a younger son of Edward Deane (d. before 1653) of Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire, and his second wife, ...

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E. T. Bradley

revised by Sean Kelsey

Grey, Thomas, Baron Grey of Groby (1622–1657), regicide, was the eldest son of Henry Grey (c. 1599–1673), second Baron Grey of Groby, created first earl of Stamford in 1628, and his wife, Lady Anne Cecil (c.1603–1676), daughter of William Cecil, earl of Exeter...

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Hamilton, Margaret, Lady Belhaven and Stenton (b. in or before 1625, d. in or after 1694), royalist heroine and medical practitioner, was the illegitimate daughter of James Hamilton, second marquess of Hamilton (1589–1625). It has been plausibly suggested that her mother was Anne...

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Ireton, Henry (bap. 1611, d. 1651), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, was baptized on 3 November 1611 in the parish church of Attenborough, Nottinghamshire. His father, German Ireton (d. 1624), who had settled in Attenborough about 1605, was the younger brother of ...

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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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Lane, Jane, Lady Fisher (d. 1689), royalist heroine, was the third daughter of Thomas Lane (1585–1660) and Anne Bagot (b. 1589, d. in or after 1651), who married at Blithfield, Staffordshire, on 10 February 1610. Her father, 'a person of excellent reputation', resided at ...

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Lilburne, John (1615?–1657), Leveller, was probably born at Sunderland in 1615. His father was Richard Lilburne (1583–1667), heir to a modest manorial holding at Thickley Punchardon near Bishop Auckland. His mother was Margaret (d. 1619), daughter of Thomas Hixon (d...

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Ludlow [Ludlowe], Edmund (1616/17–1692), army officer and regicide, was born in Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, the son of Sir Henry Ludlow (1592?–1643) of Maiden Bradley and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1660), daughter of Richard Phelips of Montacute, Somerset.

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Marten [Martin], Henry [Harry] (1601/2–1680), politician and regicide, was the eldest son and heir of Sir Henry Marten (c. 1561–1641), civil lawyer and judge, and his wife, Elizabeth (1573/4–1618). He was born in his father's Oxford house opposite Merton College chapel and had a younger brother, ...

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Rogers, John (b. 1627), Fifth Monarchist writer, was born at Messing, Essex, the second of the four children of Nehemiah Rogers (bap. 1594, d. 1660) and his wife, Margaret, sister of the Essex minister William Collingwood. Rogers attended school at Malden, Essex, and soon was influenced by ...

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Scrope, Adrian (1601–1660), army officer and regicide, was born at Wormsley Hall in Oxfordshire, the son of Robert Scrope and Margaret Cornwall, daughter of Richard Cornwall of London; he was baptized at Lewknor on 12 January 1601. Scrope was educated at Hart Hall, Oxford...

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Stanley [née de La Trémoille], Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664), noblewoman and royalist heroine, was born at the château of Thouars, Poitou, in France, in early December 1599, the second child and eldest daughter of Claude de La Trémoille, duc de Thouars...

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G. G. M-G. Cullum

revised by Sarah E. Trombley

Strode [Stroud], Sir George (1583–1663), royalist administrator, was the second son of William Strode, landowner, of Shepton Mallet, Somerset, and Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Geoffrey Upton of Warminster in the same county. William Strode was grandnephew of Richard Whiting, the last abbot of ...

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Walwyn, William (bap. 1600, d. 1681), Leveller and medical practitioner, was baptized on 17 August 1600 at Newland, Worcestershire. He was the second son of Robert Walwyn (d. in or before 1616) of Newland, a landed gentleman, and his second wife, Elizabeth (...

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Wharton, Sir George, first baronet (1617–1681), astrologer and royalist, was born on 4 April 1617 at Strickland, near Kirkby Kendal in Westmorland, the son of George Wharton, a blacksmith and small farmer. He was descended, as Anthony Wood notes, 'from an antient and genteel family' (...

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Worsley, Charles (1622–1656), parliamentarian army officer and major-general, was born in Manchester on 24 June 1622 and baptized six days later in Manchester collegiate church, the eldest son of Ralph Worsley (1592–1669) of Platt, in Rusholme, near Manchester, and his wife, Isabel Worsley (...