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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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Kingston, Sir Anthony (c. 1508–1556), landowner and conspirator, was the only son of Sir William Kingston (d. 1540) of Elmore and Painswick, Gloucestershire. Since he began to acquire stewardships and other minor offices in Gloucestershire in 1528, Anthony was probably born about 1508, or perhaps a little earlier. Nothing is known of his upbringing, but the conventional education of the son of a substantial gentleman and courtier can be assumed. His first significant preferment was as keeper of ...

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Palmer, Sir Thomas (b. after 1496, d. 1553), soldier and conspirator, was the youngest of three sons and a daughter of Edward Palmer of Angmering, Sussex (d. 1516), landowner, and his wife, Alice, daughter and coheir of John Clement of Ightham Mote...

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Peckham, Henry (b. in or before 1526, d. 1556), conspirator, was born by 1526, having been old enough to marry in 1547; he was the second of four sons and two daughters of Sir Edmund Peckham (d. 1564), administrator, of Denham, Buckinghamshire, and his wife, ...

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Penruddock, John (1619–1655), royalist conspirator, was the eldest son of Sir John Penruddock (d. 1648) of Compton Chamberlayne, Wiltshire. The Penruddocks had been established as a landed family in Wiltshire since the late sixteenth century and Sir John had served as sheriff of the county in 1635. ...

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Uvedale, Richard (b. before 1508, d. 1556), conspirator, was born by 1508, being of age when he succeeded to his property in 1528, the fourth of five sons of Sir William Uvedale (c.1484–1528), landowner, and his wife, Dorothy (d. 1530)...