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Broke, Thomas (b. c. 1513, d. in or after 1555), religious radical and member of parliament, was possibly the younger son of Thomas Brooke (or Cobham) of Reculver, Kent, or of Edward Broke of Aspall, Kent. His name was far from uncommon, and establishing his identity poses some difficulties. He was clearly not the ...

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Philipps, Sir John, fourth baronet (c. 1666–1737), politician and evangelical patron, was born about 1666 (the evidence of his funerary monument as to his date of birth being demonstrably unreliable). He was the second but first surviving son of Sir Erasmus Philipps, third baronet...

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Upton, Clotworthy (1665–1725), politician and religious activist, was born on 6 January 1665, the fourth but eldest surviving son of Arthur Upton (1633–1706), landowner and politician, of Castle Upton, Templepatrick, co. Antrim, and his wife, Dorothy (b. c.1643, d. in or after 1717)...