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Arundell, Henry, third Baron Arundell of Wardour (bap. 1608, d. 1694), royalist army officer and politician, was baptized on 23 February 1608 at St Andrew's, Holborn, London. He was the only son of Thomas Arundell, second Baron Arundell of Wardour (c. 1586–1643) [...

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Bertie, Robert, first earl of Lindsey (1582–1642), naval officer and royalist army officer, was the eldest son of Peregrine Bertie, thirteenth Baron Willoughby of Willoughby, Beck, and Eresby (1555–1601), and Mary (d. 1624), daughter of John de Vere, sixteenth earl of Oxford...

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Brereton, Sir William, first baronet (1604–1661), parliamentarian army officer, was born on 13 September 1604 and baptized in the Manchester collegiate church two weeks later. He was the eldest son of William Brereton (1584–1610) of Handforth, and Margaret Holland (1585–1609), daughter of Richard Holland...

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Byron, John, first Baron Byron (1598/9–1652), royalist army officer, was the eldest son and heir of Sir John Byron KB of Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire, who owned estates in that county and Lancashire and died on 28 September 1625. His mother was Anne Molyneux...

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Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer, was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, and was baptized in the parish on 16 December 1593. He was the second of three children, the first having died in infancy, of ...

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Cunningham, William, eighth earl of Glencairn (1610/11–1664), royalist army officer, was the son of William Cunningham, seventh earl of Glencairn (d. 1631) [see under Cunningham family], and Janet Kerr, daughter of Mark Kerr, first earl of Lothian. In March 1630 he matriculated at ...

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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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Devereux, Robert, third earl of Essex (1591–1646), parliamentarian army officer, was born on 11 January 1591 at Walsingham House in Hart Street, London, and baptized there in the chapel on 22 January by Lancelot Andrewes. He was the first-born son of Robert Devereux, ...

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Fairfax, Thomas, third Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1612–1671), parliamentarian army officer, was born at Denton, Yorkshire, on 17 January 1612, the first son of Ferdinando Fairfax, second Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1584–1648), and his first wife, Mary Sheffield (d. 1619), the daughter of ...

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Gage, Sir Henry (1597–1645), royalist army officer, was born in London on 29 August 1597, the eldest son of John Gage (c.1580–1626) of Haling Manor, Surrey, and his wife, Margaret (c.1580–c.1630), daughter of Sir Thomas Copley. Thomas Gage (1603?–1656)...

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Gell, Sir John, first baronet (bap. 1593, d. 1671), parliamentarian army officer, was born at Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, and baptized at nearby Carsington church on 2 July 1593. He was the eldest son of Thomas Gell (1532–1594) of Hopton, and Millicent, daughter of ...

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Gerard, Charles, first earl of Macclesfield (c. 1618–1694), royalist army officer, was the eldest of at least three sons of a relatively obscure south Lancashire gentleman, Sir Charles Gerard of Halsall, and Penelope, sister and coheir of Sir Edward Fitton of Gawsworth, Cheshire...

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Goring, George, Baron Goring (1608–1657), royalist army officer, was one of the most prominent of the king's cavalry commanders and regional generals in the English civil war. He was born on 14 July 1608, the eldest son of a prominent Sussex gentleman, George Goring (subsequently ...

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Graham, James, first marquess of Montrose (1612–1650), royalist army officer, was the son of John Graham, fourth earl of Montrose (1573–1626), and Margaret Ruthven, daughter of William Ruthven, first earl of Gowrie.

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Grey, Henry, first earl of Stamford (c. 1599–1673), parliamentarian army officer, was born at Bradgate, Leicestershire, the eldest son of Sir John Grey (d. 1611) of Pirgo, Essex, and Bradgate, courtier and army officer, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Edward Neville, ...

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Harley, Sir Edward (1624–1700), politician and parliamentarian army officer, was born on 21 October 1624 at Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire, and baptized there on 24 October. He was the third but first surviving son of Sir Robert Harley (bap. 1579, d. 1656), politician, and the first son with his third wife, ...

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Hind, James (bap. 1616, d. 1652), highwayman and royalist soldier, was baptized at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, on 15 July 1616, the tenth of thirteen children of Edward Hind (d. 1656), a saddler, and his wife, Anne Smythe. His father was evidently a man of some position in the parish, three times serving as churchwarden. On 24 February 1638 ...

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Hopton, Ralph, Baron Hopton (bap. 1596, d. 1652), royalist army officer, was the eldest son of a wealthy landowner, Robert Hopton of Witham, Somerset, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Rowland Kemeys of Monmouthshire, and widow of Sir Henry Jones. He was baptized at ...

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Hungerford, Sir Edward (1596–1648), parliamentarian army officer, was born at Stock, near Great Bedwyn, the eldest of the three children of Sir Anthony Hungerford MP (bap. 1567, d. 1627), of Black Bourton, and his first wife and cousin, Lucy (d. 1598), daughter of ...

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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 ...