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Breman [Braman], John (bap. 1627, d. 1703), army officer, politician, and conspirator, was baptized on 27 March 1627 at Alton, Hampshire, the eldest surviving son of Thomas Braman (d. 1661), mercer of Alton. He first appears in 1647 as one of the regimental agitators of the ...

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Chauncey, Ichabod (1635–1691), physician and alleged plotter, was born at the vicarage at Ware, Hertfordshire, the second son of Charles Chauncy (bap. 1592, d. 1672), minister of Ware, and Catherine Eyre (bap. 1604, d. in or before 1672). His father was suspended for his opposition to Laudian altar policy and in 1638 emigrated with his family to ...

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Ferguson, Robert (d. 1714), pamphleteer and conspirator, was the son of William Ferguson of Badifurrow in Aberdeenshire. He received a liberal education in his native land, probably at the University of Aberdeen, where in 1650 the name 'Robertus Fergusone Aberdonensis' is entered in the record ( ...

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Parker, John [known as Colonel Parker] (b. c. 1651, d. in or after 1719), army officer and Jacobite conspirator, was born in London, the youngest son of perhaps ten children of William Parker (1610–1678), physician, and Judith (b. 1619, d. after 1678)...

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Shepherd, Thomas (fl. 1677–1694), merchant and conspirator, was active in the City of London from at least 1677. Nothing is known of Shepherd's origins or family. A liveryman of the Mercers' Company, he imported wine from Portugal and the Canary Islands, and linen and whale products from ...

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Wade, Nathaniel (d. 1718), lawyer and conspirator, was the third son of John Wade (d. in or before 1668?) of The Wicke, Arlingham, Gloucestershire, a Cromwellian army officer usually identified as the sometime governor of the Isle of Man during the protectorate. His mother, ...

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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 ...