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Palmer, Thomas (b. 1611/12, d. in or after 1667), Fifth Monarchist preacher and conspirator, was an elder son of Robert Palmer, clergyman, of Shepshed, Leicestershire. On 1 July 1631, aged nineteen, he and his younger brother Robert matriculated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford...


Wildman, Sir John (1622/3–1693), Leveller and conspirator, was possibly the son of Jeffrey Wildman, yeoman, of Wreningham, Norfolk. According to Clarendon, Wildman, whom he knew personally, studied at Cambridge, though surviving records do not mention him. He also reputedly pursued legal studies in ...


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Yeamans, Robert (d. 1643), royalist plotter, came of a numerous Bristol family and was probably closely related to William Yeamans (1578–1632?), a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, incumbent of St Philip's, Bristol, where he was noted as a puritan and, from 1615 until his death, prebendary of ...