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Alured, John (bap. 1607, d. 1651), army officer and regicide, was baptized in the parish of All Saints, Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire, on 4 April 1607, the eldest son of Henry Alured (c.1581–1628), gentleman landowner, and his wife, Frances (d. 1626)...

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Alured, Matthew (bap. 1615, d. 1694), parliamentarian army officer, was baptized at Sculcoates, Yorkshire, on 3 January 1615, the sixth son of Henry Alured (c.1581–1628) of the Charterhouse, near Hull, and his wife, Frances (d. 1626), daughter of Francis Vaughan...

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Balfour, Sir William (d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer, was the son of Colonel Henry Balfour (d. 1580), a member of the Balfour family of Pitcullo, Fife, and his wife, Christian Cant.

William Balfour followed his father's example by serving the Dutch in the ...

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Disbrowe [Desborough], John (bap. 1608, d. 1680), parliamentarian army officer and politician, was baptized at Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, on 13 November 1608, the second son of James Disbrowe (1582–1638) and his wife, Elizabeth Marshall (d. 1628/9). His brother was Samuel Desborough [Disbrowe], politician and administrator. Their father was a gentleman and owner of the advowson of ...

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Fairfax, Ferdinando, second Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1584–1648), parliamentarian army officer, was born on 29 March 1584 at Denton Hall, in the parish of Otley, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the eldest son of Thomas Fairfax, first Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1560–1640)...

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Feilding, Basil, second earl of Denbigh (c. 1608–1675), parliamentarian army officer and politician, was the son of William Feilding (c. 1587–1643) of Newnham Paddox, Warwickshire, and his wife, Susan Villiers (fl. 1606–1651), whose brother George Villiers, the favourite of James I and ...

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Fortescue, Richard (d. 1655), parliamentarian army officer, was of Heckfield, near Southampton. His parents and education are unknown, but when he made his will in July 1648 he owned estates at Bray in Berkshire, and houses in Broad Street, Reading. He had a wife, ...

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Fox, John [called Tinker Fox] (bap. 1610, d. 1650), parliamentarian army officer, was baptized on 1 April 1610 at St Matthew's parish church, Walsall, Staffordshire, the son of Renold Fox of Walsall. On 24 June 1634, in the same church, he married ...

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Henry Grey, first earl of Stamford (c. 1599–1673) by Cornelius Johnson, 1638 Dunham Massey, The Stamford Collection (The National Trust). Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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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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Hacker, Francis (d. 1660), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, was the eldest son of Francis Hacker (d. 1646) of East Bridgeford and Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire, and Margaret Whalley (d. 1634), daughter of William Whalley of Cotgrave. The dates of his birth and baptism are not known, but on 5 July 1632 he married ...

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Hammond, Thomas (c. 1600–1658), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, was the third son among the five children of Dr John Hammond (c. 1555–1617), physician to the royal household under James I, and his wife, Mary (or Marie) Harrison. Thomas's eldest brother, Robert, was the father of ...

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Luke, Sir Samuel (bap. 1603, d. 1670), parliamentarian army officer, was baptized at Southill, Bedfordshire, on 27 March 1603, the eldest son of Sir Oliver Luke (b. 1574, d. in or after 1650) of Woodend in Cople, Bedfordshire, and his first wife, ...

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Meyrick [Merrick], Sir John (c. 1600–1659), parliamentarian army officer, was the fifth son of Sir Francis Meyrick of Fleet (d. 1603) in the parish of Monkton, Pembrokeshire, and his wife, Anne Laugharne, daughter of Francis Laugharne of St Bride's in the same county. His grandfather was ...

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Moore, John (c. 1599–1650), parliamentarian army officer and regicide, was the eldest son of Edward Moore (c.1577–1632), merchant of Bank Hall, Walton, Lancashire, and his wife, Katherine (d. 1641), daughter of John and Margaret Hockenhull of Prenton on the Wirral, Cheshire...

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More, Samuel (1594?–1662), parliamentarian army officer, was the eldest son of Richard More (c. 1575–1643) of Linley in the parish of More, Shropshire, and his wife, Sara Harris (1570–1644) of Shrewsbury. He was admitted to Shrewsbury School in 1609. Like his father, ...

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Mytton, Thomas (1596/7–1656), parliamentarian army officer, was the son of Richard Mytton and his wife, Margaret Owen. His father came of a family whose members had been citizens of Shrewsbury for 400 years. The Myttons had prospered through contracting marriage alliances with Shropshire...

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Rigby, Alexander (bap. 1594, d. 1650), politician and parliamentarian army officer, was baptized on 9 July 1594 at Flixton, Lancashire, the eldest son of Alexander Rigby (d. 1621) of Wigan, merchant and landowner, and his first wife, Alice, daughter of Leonard Ashawe...

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West, Francis (d. 1652), parliamentarian army officer, was born in London, the eldest son of George West of London (probably a silkman) and his wife, Margaret Bradborne, from near Northampton. On 16 May 1626 he married in All Hallows, Bread Street, Margaret Gooding...

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Charles Worsley (1622–1656) by unknown artist © Manchester City Art Galleries