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Blount, Martha (1690–1763), Roman Catholic gentlewoman  

Valerie Rumbold

Blount, Martha (1690–1763), Roman Catholic gentlewoman, was born on 15 June 1690 at the family estate of Mapledurham, Berkshire, the third child (but second eldest surviving) of six born to Lister Blount (1654–1710) and his wife, Martha (d. 1743), daughter of Anthony Englefield...

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Digby [née Stanley], Venetia, Lady Digby (1600–1633), gentlewoman and celebrated beauty  

Sara H. Mendelson

Digby [née Stanley], Venetia, Lady Digby (1600–1633), gentlewoman and celebrated beauty, was born on 19 December 1600 at Tong Castle, Shropshire, the daughter of Sir Edward Stanley (d. 1629?), from a younger branch of the family of the earls of Derby...

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Katheryn of Berain [called Mam Cymru] (c. 1540–1591), gentlewoman  

Enid Roberts

Katheryn of Berain [called Mam Cymru] (c. 1540–1591), gentlewoman, was born at Berain, Llanefydd, Denbighshire, the only child of the soldier and courtier Tudur ap Robert Fychan (d. 1564) and his wife, Jane, daughter of Sir Roland de Veleville (d...