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Hampden, Isabel (fl. 1577–88), recusant and member of the Catholic underground, was the daughter of Richard Curzon of Waterperry, Oxford, and his wife, Anne, daughter of William Gifford of Cowley, Buckinghamshire. She was married to Edmund Hampden d. 1577 of Baylis House in ...


Isabel Hampden (fl. 1577-88), by unknown artist, c. 1577

Photo Credit: Harvey Whittam, 2018


Robert (d. 1102), crusader and martyr, was the son of Godwine of Winchester and a companion of Edgar Ætheling. According to the late fourteenth-century Scottish writer John Fordun, in the early 1090s Edgar Ætheling was accused of plotting against William II by Ordgar...