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James Hind (bap. 1616, d. 1652) by unknown engraver, pubd 1651 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Larke, Sampson (bap. 1620, d. 1685), republican soldier and Baptist preacher, was baptized at Poundstock, north Cornwall, on 27 August 1620, the son of Sampson Larke (d. in or before 1654), a yeoman farmer, and his wife, Agnes, whose name before marriage is not known. He was one of at least three children to survive infancy, and his father was churchwarden of ...

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Lockyer, Robert (1625/6–1649), Leveller and parliamentarian soldier, may have been the son of Mary Locker, who was a householder in the parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London, in 1638. If this Robert was the same man as the future Leveller, he and his mother were rebaptized by the Particular Baptist ...

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Okey, John (bap. 1606, d. 1662), parliamentarian soldier and regicide, was the sixth child and second son of William Okey of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, and his wife, Margaret Wetherley. The Okey family owned property in London and possessed a coat of arms. John...

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Sindercombe, Miles (d. 1657), parliamentarian soldier and conspirator, was originally from Kent. He was later reported to have been apprenticed to a surgeon near St Catherine's in the Tower, London, before the civil war, but much of his early life is very obscure. At the time of his death his widowed mother, ...

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Richard Symonds (bap. 1617, d. 1660) by unknown engraver The College of Arms

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Symonds, Richard (bap. 1617, d. 1660), royalist soldier and antiquary, was baptized at Black Notley, near Braintree, Essex, on 12 June 1617, the eldest son of Edward Symonds (d. 1636) and his wife, Anne (d. 1641), the daughter of Joshua Draper...