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Clark, William (1568–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator, was born about June 1568, the son of John and Helen Clark. He was born and raised at Walsall, Staffordshire, where his father was master of the grammar school. Clark attended the English College, then at ...

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Lindsay, Sir Walter, of Balgavie (d. 1605), Roman Catholic conspirator, was the third son of Sir David Lindsay of Edzell, afterwards ninth earl of Crawford (d. 1558), and his second wife, Katherine (d. 1578), daughter of Sir John Campbell of Lorn...

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Morgan, Thomas (b. 1543, d. in or after 1611), Roman Catholic conspirator, came from south Wales and is believed to have been the son of John Morgan of Basaleg (d. 1568), a scion of the Tredegar house. He had two brothers, Rowland...

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Paget, Charles (c. 1546–1612), Roman Catholic conspirator, was a younger son of the Tudor statesman William Paget, first Baron Paget (1505/6–1563), and Anne (d. 1587), daughter and heir of Henry Preston. He matriculated on 27 May 1559 as a fellow-commoner of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge...

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Throckmorton [Throgmorton], Francis (1554–1584), Roman Catholic conspirator, was the son of Sir John Throckmorton (c.1518–1580) of Feckenham in Worcestershire and his wife, Margaret (d. 1591), daughter of Robert Puttenham. The Throckmorton or Throgmorton family first emerged from relative obscurity in the early part of the fifteenth century, when the lawyer ...

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Watson, William (1559?–1603), Roman Catholic priest and conspirator, was born, by his own calculation, on 23 April 1559. Apart from the fact that he hailed from co. Durham nothing is known of his family. According to his never entirely trustworthy autobiographical note, apparently written for ...