What's New: August 2023

August 10, 2023

This month’s update adds the biographies of ten new subjects, ranging from the tenth to the eighteenth centuries: Wulfrun; Engelard de Cigoné; Elizabeth de Vere, countess of Oxford; ‘The famous paynter Steven’; Emanuel van Meteren; Sir Henry Lello; Thomas Baker; Thomas Goodwyn; Edith Stedham; Urania Goodwyn. Read the introduction.

Baker, Thomas (1639x40–1729), diplomatist and diarist

de Cigoné, Engelard (d. 1244), sheriff and administrator

Goodwyn, Thomas (d. 1722x27), merchant and diplomatist

Goodwyn, Urania (1685–1742), gentlewoman [see under Stedham, Edith]

Lello, Sir Henry (d. 1627), merchant, diplomat, and warden of Fleet Prison

Meteren, Emanuel van (1535–1612), merchant, intelligencer, and historian

Stedham, Edith (d. 1695), housekeeper and merchant

‘The famous paynter Steven’ (fl. 1563?), painter

Vere, Elizabeth de [née Elizabeth Howard], countess of Oxford (1410x11–1473), noblewoman

Wulfrun (c.935–c.1000), noblewoman

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Discover a full list of entries added this year.