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Hollingworth, Richard (1639?–1701), royalist writer  

David Stoker

Hollingworth, Richard (1639?–1701), royalist writer, was born in Lincolnshire, perhaps the son of Simonde Hollingworth of Stewton, near Louth, and baptized on 6 October 1639. He entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge, as a sizar on 5 February 1655 and graduated in 1659; he proceeded MA in 1662 and DD in 1684. He was ordained by ...

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Holte, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1570/71–1654), landowner and royalist sympathizer  

Stephen Wright

Holte, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1570/71–1654), landowner and royalist sympathizer, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Holte (d. 1592) and his wife, Dorothy Ferrers (d. 1594). At the time of his birth the Holtes had been in possession of estates at ...

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Leighton, Sir Elisha [Ellis] (d. 1685), royalist courtier and government official  

D. W. Hayton

Leighton, Sir Elisha [Ellis] (d. 1685), royalist courtier and government official, was the third son of the Scottish physician and presbyterian divine Alexander Leighton (c. 1570–1649), and younger brother of Robert Leighton (bap. 1612, d. 1684), bishop of Dunblane and archbishop of Glasgow...

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Needham, Charles, fourth Viscount Kilmorey (c. 1637–1660), nobleman and royalist insurgent  

Stephen Wright

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...

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Poyntz, Sir Robert (bap. 1588, d. 1665), royalist writer  

David L. Smith

Poyntz, Sir Robert (bap. 1588, d. 1665), royalist writer, was born at Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, and baptized there on 26 October 1588, the first son and heir of Sir John Poyntz (c.1560–1633), later MP for Gloucestershire, and his second wife, Elizabeth Sydenham (...