Erskine, Thomas, of Linlathen (1788–1870), theologian and advocate, was born in Edinburgh on 13 October 1788, the fifth of seven children born to David Erskine, laird of Linlathen, writer to the signet, who died in Naples on 5 April 1791, and Ann Graham (...
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Ludlow [Ludlowe], Edmund (1616/17–1692), army officer and regicide, was born in Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, the son of Sir Henry Ludlow (1592?–1643) of Maiden Bradley and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1660), daughter of Richard Phelips of Montacute, Somerset.
Ryder, Sir Dudley (1691–1756), judge, was born on 4 November 1691, the second son of Richard Ryder (d. 1733), a Cheapside linen draper living at Hackney in Middlesex, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of William Marshall of Lincoln's Inn. His paternal grandfather, the ...