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Robinson, John (1650–1723), bishop of London and diplomatist, was born in Cleasby in the North Riding of Yorkshire on 7 November 1650, according to his monumental inscription. He was the second surviving son and namesake of John Robinson, a cooper who died the following year, and his wife, ...

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Tunstal [Tunstall], Cuthbert (1474–1559), bishop of Durham and diplomat, was born near Hornby Castle in Hackforth, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Tunstal, later a squire of the body to Richard III, and of his future second wife, a daughter of Sir John Conyers...