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More, Richard (c. 1575–1643), religious writer and politician, was the son of Robert More (d. 1604) and his wife, Susan, a member of the Davenport family of Weston in Arden, Warwickshire. In 1583 his father acquired the manor of Linley in the parish of ...

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Rous, Francis (1580/81–1659), religious writer and politician, was born at Dittisham, Devon, the fourth son of Sir Anthony Rous of Halton, Cornwall (knighted in 1603), and his first wife, Elizabeth (née Southgate). On 6 July 1593, aged twelve, he matriculated with two of his elder brothers as a commoner of ...

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Throckmorton, Job (1545–1601), politician and religious pamphleteer, was the eldest of the seven sons (and brother of seven daughters) of Clement Throckmorton (c.1515–1573) of Haseley, Warwickshire, third son of Sir George Throckmorton of Coughton, Warwickshire, and of his wife, Katherine Neville...