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Sir Arthur Chichester, 1st Baron Chichester (1563 - 1625)

Arthur Chichester, 1st Baron Chichester (May 1563 – 19 February 1625), known between 1596 and 1613 as Sir Arthur Chichester, was an English administrator and soldier, best known as the Lord De...

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Sir Richard Bingham (1528 - 1599)

) Sir Richard Bingham (1528 – 19 January 1599) was an English soldier and naval commander, who served in Ireland under Queen Elizabeth I during the conquest of the country and was appointed go...

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Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo y Enríquez de Guzmán, IV. duque de Alba de Tormes MP (1537 - 1583)

Fadrique Álvarez de Toledo (1537 – Lisboa, 11 de diciembre de 1583), también llamado Don Fadrique, fue cuarto duque de Alba, duque de Huéscar, marqués de Coria y Co...

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Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c.1539 - 1583)

Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c. 1539 – 9 September 1583) [1] was an English adventurer, explorer, member of parliament, and soldier from Devon, who served the crown during the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

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Vice Admiral Sir Richard Leveson, MP (c.1570 - 1605)

'Sir Richard Leveson (c.1570 – 2 August 1605)[1] was an important Elizabethan seaman, a member of the English parliament and a major landowner in Shropshire and Staffordshire. 'Leveson's fathe...

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Charles Blount, 8th Baron Mountjoy and 1st Earl of Devonshire MP (c.1563 - 1606)

BERE ALSTON1593Family and Education b. 1563, 2nd s. of James, 6th Lord Mountjoy, by Catherine, da. of Thomas Lee of St. Oswalds, Yorks. educ.Winchester scholar 1573; Oxf.; Clifford’s Inn; M. Tem...

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Ambrogio Spinola, I. marques de los Balbases MP (1569 - 1630)

See Wikipedia... Don Ambrogio Spinola Doria, 1st Marquis of the Balbases (1569 – September 25, 1630) was an Italian aristocrat, who, as a General in Spanish service, won a number of important ...

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Albrecht VII von Habsburg, Erzherzog von Österreich MP (1559 - 1621)

Archduke Albert of Austria (1559–1621) ) (Redirected from Albert VII, Archduke of Austria) Jump to:navigation, search For other people named Albert of Austria, see Albert of Austria (dis...

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(Lord) Henry Seymour, Lord (c.1540 - 1588)

) Lord Henry Seymour was a younger son of Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset and Anne Stanhope. Aboard HMS Rainbow he commanded the 'Narrow Seas' Squadron of ships that took part in the Battle of G...

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John Donne MP (1572 - 1631)

English poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. John Donne was born in London, into a Roman Catholic family when practice of that religion was illegal in ...

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Vice-Adm. Sir Robert Mansell, MP (c.1569 - 1656)

) Sir Robert Mansel (1573–1656) was an admiral of the English Royal Navy and a Member of Parliament (MP), mostly for Welsh constituencies. His name was sometimes given as Sir Robert Mansfield ...

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Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading (1579 - 1652)

Jacob Astley, 1st Baron Astley of Reading (1579 – February 1652) was a Royalist commander in the English Civil War. Life He came from an established Norfolk family, and was born at Mel...

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Sir Francis Vere (1560 - 1609)

Sir Francis Vere (1560 – 18 August 1609) was an English soldier, famous for his career in Dutch service. He was the son of Geoffrey Vere of Crepping Hall, Essex, and nephew of John de Vere...

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Sir Walter Raleigh MP (1552 - 1618)

'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Raleigh was born in 1552.1 He married Elizabeth Throckmorton, daughter of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton and Anne ...

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Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins MP (c.1561 - 1622)

Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins (or Hawkyns) Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins (or Hawkyns) (c. 1562 – 17 April 1622) was a 17th-century English seaman, explorer and Elizabethan "Sea Dog", and the son o...

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Vice-Adm. Sir Richard Grenville, MP MP (1542 - 1591)

Sir Richard Grenville (6 June 1542 – 10 September 1591) (sp. var: Greynvile, Greeneville, Greenfield, etc.) was an Elizabethan sailor and explorer. He was the grandfather of Sir Richard Grenvi...

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Vice-Admiral Sir William Monson, MP (c.1567 - 1643)

) The following information comes from an introduction in the front of, The naval tracts of Sir William Monson in six books‎ - Page xxxvi, by Sir William Monson, Michael Oppenheim -1902 (the s...

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George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland MP (1558 - 1605)

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland Portrait of George Clifford by Nicholas Hilliard, c. 1590. This portrait commemorates his appointment as the Queen's champion, showing Clifford in tilting at...

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Teodósio II, Duke of Braganza MP (1568 - 1630)

Teodósio II of Bragança (Portuguese pronunciation: [tiuˈdɔziu]), (1568, Vila Viçosa - 1630) was the 7th Duke of Braganza. He was the son of John I, 6th Duke of Bragan...

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General Sir John Norreys, MP MP (c.1547 - 1597)

Family and Education b. c.1547, 2nd s. of Sir Henry Norris I and bro. of Edward, Sir Henry II and William. unm. Kntd. 1586. Offices Held MP [I] 1585. Volunteer under Coligny 1571; capt. in Ulster...

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Col.-Gen Sir Henry Norreys, KG, MP (c.1554 - 1599)

was an English soldier and politician during the Tudor period. )

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Justinus van Nassau Dillenburg (1559 - 1631)

Justinus van Nassau (1559 – 1631) was the only extramarital child of William of Orange. He was a Dutch army commander known for unsuccessfully defending Breda against the Spanish, and the depi...

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Sir Martin Frobisher MP (1535 - 1594)

A famous yet curiously little known English mariner of the Elizabethan Age, Martin Frobisher was born around 1535 in Altofts, Yorkshire and was third and youngest son of Bernard and Margaret Frobisher....

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Philip Philip Sidney, Sir MP (1554 - 1586)

Sir Philip Sidney (30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586) became one of the Elizabethan Age's most prominent figures. Famous in his day in England as a poet, courtier and soldier, he remains to b...

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Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester MP (1563 - 1626)

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Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby MP (1555 - 1601)

Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (12 October 1555 – 25 June 1601) was the son of Catherine Willoughby, 12th Baroness Willoughby de Eresby, and Richard Bertie.[1] Bertie was Lady...

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex MP (1566 - 1601)

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Philippe Strozzi, seigneur de Bressuire, amiral (1541 - 1582)

Filippo di Piero Strozzi (French: Philippe Strozzi) (1541 – July 27, 1582) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the Florentine family of the Strozzi. He fought mainly for France. Biogra...

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Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake MP (c.1540 - 1596)

Alternate date: He his said to have died in January 1596, but his will is dated April 10, 1661. -=-=-=-=-=- Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea capt...

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V. Adm. Sir John Hawkins MP (c.1532 - 1595)

Francis Drake, son of Edmund Drake and one of twelve brothers, was brought up at the expense of and support of his relative, Sir Admiral John Hawkins. Francis Drake made his early voyages with Sir John...

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Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester MP (1532 - 1588)

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester1 M, #102955, b. 24 June 1532, d. 4 September 1588 Last Edited=25 Apr 2010 Consanguinity Index=0.01% Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester was born on 24 June...

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Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham MP (c.1536 - 1624)

Curator, please remove Joan Howard. It was removed before and someone reposted her as a daughter. Joan was NOT his daughter. - Done EH 28 May 2013 Charles Howard was married first to Catherine Carey,...

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António I o Determinado, rei de Portugal MP (1531 - 1595)

António, Prior of Crato (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈtɔniu]; 1531 – August 26, 1595; sometimes, rarely, called The Determined, The Fighter or The Independe...

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D. Alonso, VII. Duque de Medina Sidonia MP (1550 - 1615)

Árboles de Costados de Gran Parte de Las Primeras Casas de Estos Reynos: Cuyos Dueños Vivian en El Año De 1683 -------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Alessandro Ignazio Farnese, III. duca di Parma MP (1545 - 1592)

See Wikipedia... Alexander Farnese (Italian: Alessandro Farnese, Spanish: Alejandro Farnesio) (27 August 1545 – 3 December 1592) was Duke of Parma and Piacenza from 1586 to 1592, and Governo...

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Álvaro III de Bazán y Guzmán, I. marqués de Santa Cruz (1526 - 1598)

Álvaro de Bazán y Guzmán (Granada, España; 12 de diciembre de 1526 – Lisboa, Portugal; 9 de febrero de 1598), primer marqués de Santa Cruz, en referencia a la ...

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Felipe III el Piadoso, rey de España y Portugal MP (1578 - 1621)

Philip III of Austria (or Habsburg) (Madrid, April 14, 1578 - ibid. March 31, 1621), called The Pious, King of Spain and Portugal [1] from September 13, 1598 until his death. He was the son and suc...

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Felipe II el Prudente, rey de España y Portugal MP (1527 - 1598)

(English) Felipe II von Habsburg, Rey de España1 b. 21 May 1527, d. 13 September 1598 King Philip II of Spain Felipe II von Habsburg, Rey de España was born on 21 May 1527 at Va...

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