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Eustace, James, third Viscount Baltinglass (1530–1585), nobleman and rebel, was the eldest son and heir of Sir Roland Eustace, later second Viscount Baltinglass (1504–1579), and Joan, daughter of James Butler, Lord Dunboyne. The family had a long and distinguished record of royal service in ...

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Fitzgerald, Thomas [called Silken Thomas], tenth earl of Kildare [known as Lord Offaly] (1513–1537), nobleman and rebel, was born in London, the only son of Gerald Fitzgerald, ninth earl of Kildare (1487–1534), and his first wife, Elizabeth (d. 1517), daughter of ...

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Hussey, John, Baron Hussey (1465/6–1537), nobleman and alleged rebel, was the elder son of Sir William Hussey (d. 1495), justice, of Sleaford in Lincolnshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Berkeley of Wymondham, Leicestershire. His year of birth is estimated from his age of sixty-three years in 1529. He had a younger brother, ...

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Needham, Charles, fourth Viscount Kilmorey (c. 1637–1660), nobleman and royalist insurgent, was the elder son of Robert Needham, second Viscount Kilmorey (d. 1653), and his second wife, Eleanor (1596/7–1666), widow of Gilbert Gerard, Lord Gerard of Gerard's Bromley, and daughter of Thomas Dutton...