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Mundy, Peter (b. c. 1596, d. in or after 1667), traveller and diarist, the son of Richard Mundy (d. before 1635), a pilchard merchant, came from Penryn in Cornwall. Mundy probably received his early education at the free school in Penryn and in 1609 he was sent by his father to ...

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Platter, Thomas (1574–1628), physician and traveller, was born on 24 July 1574 in the protestant city of Basel, Switzerland, the elder son among six children of Thomas Platter (1499–1582), schoolmaster, and his second wife, Hester Gross or Grossmann (b. 1547). Thomas the elder...