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Arundell, Sir Thomas (c. 1502–1552), administrator and convicted conspirator, was the younger son of Sir John Arundell of Lanherne, Cornwall (c.1474–1545), and his first wife, Eleanor (d. by December 1503), daughter of Thomas Grey, first marquess of Dorset (c. 1455–1501)...

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Barkstead, John [created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate] (d. 1662), major-general and regicide, was probably the son of Michael Barkstead, a London goldsmith, and his wife, Anne, daughter of John Downing. His grandfather had lived at Lichfield in Staffordshire and his family was originally from ...

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Davies [Davis], Sir John (1560x63–1625), administrator and conspirator, was the son of John Davies of London. He was born in London about 6 a.m. on 8 February 1560 according to Anthony Wood; the precision suggests that Wood may have seen a copy of ...

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Phelps, John (b. 1618/19), government official and regicide, was the second son of Robert Phelps (d. 1622), gentleman, of Salisbury, and his wife, Sarah. He matriculated from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, on 20 May 1636, aged seventeen, and entered the Middle Temple...

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Ramsay, John, Lord Bothwell and Lord Balmain (c. 1464–1513), administrator and conspirator, was reputedly the son of Sir John Ramsay of Corstoun and his wife, Janet Napier. Evidence for his early career is found only in late sixteenth-century chronicles, which describe him as a page of ...

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Thomas, William (d. 1554), scholar, administrator, and alleged traitor, was of unknown parentage but almost certainly of Welsh descent. On 1 February 1552 a William Thomas received a grant of arms in which he was described as a gentleman from Llantomas, the seat of the ...

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Tremayne, Edmund (c. 1525–1582), administrator and conspirator, was the second son of Thomas Tremayne, gentleman, of Collacombe, Devon, and Philippa, daughter of Roger Grenville of Stow. Nothing is known of his early life. Late in 1553 he entered the service of Edward Courtenay, ...