1-11 of 11 results  for:

  • Reformed church x
Clear all

Image

Hans Willem Bentinck, first earl of Portland (1649–1709) studio of Hyacinthe Rigaud [original, 1698–9] © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Bentinck, Hans Willem [William], first earl of Portland (1649–1709), diplomat and politician, was born on 20 July 1649 ns at Diepenheim in the eastern Netherlands, the fifth of nine children of Berent Bentinck (1597–1668), lord of Diepenheim and drost (sheriff) of Deventer, and his wife, ...

Article

Duras, Louis, second earl of Feversham (1641–1709), soldier and diplomat, was born at Duras, Guyenne, France, the sixth and youngest son of Guy Aldonce de Durfort, marquis de Duras, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, duc de Bouillon...

Article

Germain, Sir John, first baronet (1650–1718), army officer and politician, was born in May 1650, probably at The Hague, the son of John Germain and his wife, Mary Moll. His father was a private officer in the Dutch army and his mother reputedly a mistress of ...

Article

Herault, Jean (1569–1626), judge and civil administrator, was born in the parish of St Saviour, Jersey, the eldest son of Thomas Herault of the parish of St Clement on the island, and his wife, Mabel, the daughter of John Nicolle, seigneur of Longueville...

Article

Joly de Lotbinière, Sir Henri-Gustave (1829–1908), politician in Canada, born on 5 December 1829 at Épernay, France, was the son of Pierre-Gustave Joly (1798–1865), a merchant and the owner of famous vineyards at Épernay, who in 1828 married Julie-Christine (1810–1887), the heir of the seigneury of ...

Article

Manigault, Peter (1731–1773), politician in America, was born on 10 October 1731 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the son of Gabriel Manigault (1704–1781), merchant, and his wife, Ann (d. 1782), the daughter of John Ashby. After attending a private school in Charles Town...

Article

Mascarene, (Jean-)Paul (1685–1760), army officer and colonial administrator, was born Jean-Paul Mascarene in October or November 1685 in Languedoc, France, the only child of Jean Mascarene and his wife, Margaret de Salavy. Shortly after the birth of his son, Jean Mascarene was imprisoned and then expelled from ...

Image

Charlotte Stanley, countess of Derby (1599–1664) by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1632 [as Minerva] Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

Article

Stanley [née de La Trémoille], Charlotte, countess of Derby (1599–1664), noblewoman and royalist heroine, was born at the château of Thouars, Poitou, in France, in early December 1599, the second child and eldest daughter of Claude de La Trémoille, duc de Thouars...

Article

Theal, George McCall (1837–1919), historian and civil servant, was born on 11 April 1837 at Saint John, New Brunswick, where his United Empire Loyalist forebears had settled. He was the eldest of the nine children of William Young Theal, a doctor, and his wife, ...