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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Montagu, Edward, second earl of Manchester (1602–1671), politician and parliamentarian army officer, was the eldest son of Henry Montagu, first earl of Manchester (c. 1564–1642), judge and government official, and his first wife, Catherine (d. 1612), second daughter of Sir William Spencer...