Photo
Name
Father John Yonge (1467 - 1516)

YONGE, JOHN (1467–1516), master of the rolls and diplomatist, was born in 1467 at Heyford in Oxfordshire. The manor of Heyford was given by William of Wykeham to New College, Oxford, as part of ...

Follow
Walter Yonge, MP (1579 - 1649)

From Wikipedia: Walter Yonge of Colyton and Devon (1579–1649) was an English lawyer, merchant and diarist. Contents [hide] 1 Life 2 Works 3 References 4 External links Life[edit source | edi...

Follow
Sir Walter Yonge, MP, 3rd Baronet (1653 - 1731)

Family and Education bap. 8 Sept. 1653, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Sir Walter Yonge, 2nd Bt.†, of Colyton by Isabella, da. of Sir John Davie, 1st Bt.†, of Sandford, Devon. educ. Exeter, Oxf....

Follow
James Buller, MP (1717 - 1765)

James Buller was baptised on 17 June 1717 at Morval, Cornwall, England.2 He was the son of John Francis Buller and Rebecca Trelawny.3,4 He married, firstly, Elizabeth Gould, daughter of William Gould a...

Follow
Stephen Northleigh, MP (c.1692 - c.1731)

Family and Education b. ?1692, s. of Henry Northleigh of Peamore. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 17 Apr. 1711, aged 18. m. 2 Dec. 1714, Margaret, da. of Sir William Davie, 4th Bt., of Creedy, in Sandford, Devon,1 ...

Follow
John Moreton Pleydell, MP (1682 - 1706)

Family and Education b. 7 July 1682, 3rd but 1st s. of Edmund Pleydell* and bro. of Edmund Morton Pleydell†. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 1697. unm.1 Offices Held Biography Pleydell, who like his bro...

Follow
Edward Moreton Pleydell, MP (c.1693 - 1754)

Family and Education b. ?1693, 4th but 1st surv. s. of Edmund Pleydell, M.P., of Midgehall, Wilts. by Anne, da. and h. of Sir John Morton, 2nd Bt., M.P., of Milborne St. Andrew. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 10 ...

Follow
Edward Ashe, MP (c.1673 - 1748)

Family and Education b. c.1673, 1st s. of William Ashe I* by his 1st w.; bro. of William Ashe II*. educ. Wadham, Oxf. matric. 7 Apr. 1690, aged 16. m. 17 Aug. 1710, Frances, da. of Francis Luttrell*, w...

Follow
John Fownes, MP (c.1687 - 1733)

Family and Education b. ?1687, 1st s. of John Fownes, M.P. Dartmouth 1714-15, of Nethway by Anne, da. of Edward Yarde, M.P. Dartmouth 1681, of Churston Ferrers, Devon. educ. Hart Hall, Oxf. 10 Oct. 170...

Follow
Sir John Trevelyan, 2nd Baronet MP (1670 - 1755)

Family and Education b. ?1670, 1st surv. s. of Sir George Trevelyan, 1st Bt. of Nettlecombe by Margaret, da. and h. of John Willoughby of Ley Hill, Devon. educ. Wadham, Oxf. 15 Oct. 1687, aged 17. m. (...

Follow
Col Alexander Luttrell, MP (1663 - 1711)

Family and Education bap. 20 Oct. 1663, 3rd s. of Francis Luttrell† of Dunster Castle by Lucy, da. of Thomas Symonds of Whittlesford, Cambs.; bro. of Francis*. educ. Christ Church, Oxf. 1677; M....

Follow
John Hooke, MP (c.1605 - 1685)

Family and Education b. c.1605, 1st s. of Henry Hooke of Bramshott by Margaret, da. of Cuthbert Lynde of Westminster. educ. Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1623; M. Temple 1623. m. 8 Dec. 1631, Grissell (d. 4 Mar....

Follow
John Churchill, MP (1657 - 1709)

Family and Education bap. 10 Feb. 1657, 2nd s. of William Churchill† of Muston, Dorset by his w. Grace. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 1676; I. Temple 1675, called 1683. m. settlement 8 July 1693, Anne (d....

Follow
Sir Edward Giles, MP (1566 - 1637)

Family and Education bap. 21 July 1566, o. surv. s. of John Giles† of Bowden and Agnes, da. of Hugh Stukeley of Afton, Devon.1 educ. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1583;2 New Inn; M. Temple 1585.3 m. 28 Jan....

Follow
Sir William Honywood, 2nd Baronet MP (c.1654 - 1748)

Family and Education b. c.1654, 1st s. of Sir Edward Honywood, 1st Bt., of Evington Place by Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Maynard*. educ. Jesus, Oxf. matric. 29 Mar. 1672, aged 17. m. 15 July 1675, Anna ...

Follow
William Hale, MP (c.1686 - 1717)

Family and Education b. c.1686, 1st s. of Richard Hale by Elizabeth, da. and h. of Isaac Meynell of Meynell Langley, Derbys. educ. Brasenose, Oxf. matric. 30 Sept. 1702, aged 16. m. Catherine, da. of P...

Follow
Robert Plumer Ward, MP (1765 - 1846)

b. 19 Mar. 1765, 6th s. of John Ward (d. 1791), merchant, of Gibraltar and London and Rebecca nee Raphael of Spain. educ. Macfarlane’s sch. Walthamstow, Essex; ?Westminster; Christ Church, Oxf. ...

Follow
John Henry Warre (1825 - 1894)

Family and Education b. 5 Oct. 1787, 1st s. of John Henry Warre of Queen Square, Bloomsbury, Mdx. and Belmont Lodge,1 Herts. and Brathwaite, da. of John Ashley of Barbados. educ. Harrow 1796-1804; Chri...

Follow
Sir Robert Grosvenor, 6th Baronet MP (1695 - 1755)

Follow
Robert King, 2nd Baron Kingston (c.1659 - 1693)

sister projects: Wikipedia article. 1444867Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 31 King, Robert (d.1693)Gordon Goodwin1892 KING, ROBERT, second Lord Kingston (d. 1693), was eldest so...

Follow
William Peere Williams, MP (c.1664 - 1736)

Family and Education b. ?1664, o.s. of Peere Williams of Hoddesdon, clerk of estreats 1652-75, by his w. Joanna Oeiles, a Dutchwoman. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 10 May 1679, aged 14; G. Inn 1680, called 1687,...

Follow
Francis Gwyn, MP (c.1648 - 1734)

Family and Education b. c.1648, 1st s. of Edward Gwyn of Llansannor by Eleanor, da. of Sir Francis Popham of Houndstreet, Som. educ. Christ Church, Oxf. 1666; M. Temple 1667. m. 18 Dec. 1690, Margaret ...

Follow
Sir Edmund Prideaux, KC, MP, 1st (Cromwellian) Baronet (1601 - 1659)

MP for Lyme Regis--------------------* Sir Edmund Prideaux (died 1659) was an English lawyer and Member of Parliament, who supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War. He was briefly...

Follow
Edmund Prideaux, MP (1634 - 1702)

Family and Education bap. 4 Dec. 1634, o.s. of Edmund Prideaux of Forde Abbey by 2nd w. Margaret, da. of William Every of Cothays, Som. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1650; I. Temple 1650. m. 19 Mar. 1656, Amy (d....

Follow
Sir Walter Long, MP, 2nd (and last) Baronet (c.1626 - 1710)

Family and Education b. c.1626, 1st s. of Sir Walter Long†, 1st Bt., of Whaddon by 1st w. Mary, da. and coh. of Robert Cox, Grocer, of London. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. matric. 12 June 1640, age...

Follow
John Bampfylde, MP (1690 - 1750)

Family and Education b. 8 Apr. 1691, 2nd s. of Col. Hugh Bampfylde of Warleigh, nr. Plymouth, Devon and bro. of Sir Coplestone Warwick Bampfylde, 3rd Bt.. educ. Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1708. m. (1) Elizabeth, da....

Follow
Sir Francis Warre, MP, 1st (and last) Baronet of Hestercombe (c.1659 - 1718)

Family and Education b. c.1659, o.s. of Sir John Warre. educ. Oriel, Oxf. matric. 16 Oct. 1674, aged 15. m. (1) Anne (d. 24 Dec. 1690), da. and h. of Robert Cuffe of St. Michael Church, Som., 1s. d.v.p...

Follow
Sir John Warre, MP (1636 - 1669)

Family and Education b. 25 Dec. 1636, o.s. of Roger Warre (d.1637) of Hestercombe by Anne, da. of Sir Thomas Wyndham of Kentsford. educ. Oriel, Oxf. 1654; L. Inn 1656. m. c.1658, Unton, da. of Francis ...

Follow
Sir John Malet, MP (c.1623 - 1686)

Family and Education b. c.1623, 1st s. of Sir Thomas Malet† of Poyntington, j.K.b. 1641-5, May 1660-3, by Jane, da. of Francis Mylles†, clerk of the privy seal, of Pear Tree House, Bitter...

Follow
Lt-Gen Sir George Chudleigh, MP, 1st Baronet of Ashton (c.1578 - 1658)

Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Baronet (c. 1578 – 15 January 1658) was an English landowner and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1601 and 1625. He supported the Roy...

Follow
Sampson Hele, MP (c.1582 - c.1655)

Family and Education b. c.1582, 1st s. of Walter Hele of Gnaton and Elizabeth, da. of William Strode of Newnham, Devon.1 educ. Broadgates Hall, Oxf. May 1597, aged 15.2 m. by 1614, Joan, da. of John Gl...

Follow
Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh MP (1630 - 1690)

Family and Education b. 1 Aug. 1630, 1st s. of Hugh Clifford of Ugbrooke by Mary, da. of Sir George Chudleigh, 1st Bt.†, of Ashton. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1647; M. Temple 1648. m. 27 June 1650 (with...

Follow
Sir Robert Napier, MP, 2nd Baronet (1602 - 1661)

Family and Education b. 10 Aug. 1602,2 1st s. of Sir Robert Napier alias Sandy, 1st bt., of Luton Hoo, and his 3rd w. Mary, da. of John Robinson, merchant, of London.3 educ. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1619; G. ...

Follow
John Tremayne, MP (1825 - 1901)

From Wikipedia(July 2014): John Tremayne (1825 – 1901) was a member of a landed family in the English county of Cornwall, and owner of the Heligan estate near Mevagissey. At various times he w...

Follow
John Hearle Tremayne, MP (1780 - 1851)

Family and Education b. 17 Mar. 1780, o.s. of Rev. Henry Hawkins Tremayne of Heligan (who suc. his kinsman Arthur Tremayne of Sydenham, Devon 1808) and Harriet, da. and coh. of John Hearle of Penryn, v...

Follow
Philip Rashleigh, MP (1729 - 1811)

Family and Education b. 28 Dec. 1729, 1st s. of Jonathan Rashleigh† of Menabilly by Mary, da. of Sir William Clayton, 1st Bt.†, of Marden, Surr. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 1749. m. 17 Apr. 1782...

Follow
Frank Willan (1846 - 1931)

Wikipedia contributors. " Frank Willan (rower) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

Follow
Sir John Northcote, MP, 1st Baronet of Hayne (c.1600 - 1676)

Family and Education b. c.1600, 4th but 1st surv. s. of John Northcote of Hayne by Susan, da. of Sir Hugh Pollard of Kings Nympton. educ. Exeter, Oxf. matric. 9 May 1617, aged 16; M. Temple 1618. m. 16...

Follow
John Treffry, MP (1650 - 1731)

Family and Education bap. 28 Mar. 1650, 1st s. of Thomas Treffry of Rooke by Jane, da. of John Vivian of Trewan. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1668. m. Katherine (bur. Mar. 1724), da. of Henry Stephens, merchant ...

Follow
William Treffrey, MP (1559 - 1603)

FOWEY1584Family and Education bap. 18 Feb. 1559, 1st s. of John Treffry of Treffry by his 2nd w. and bro. of Thomas. educ. Oxf. BA 1579. m. 3 Apr. 1589, Ursula, da. and coh. of William Tremayne of Upco...

Follow
Sir John Bampfylde, MP, 1st Baronet (1610 - 1650)

From Wikipedia, June 2014: Sir John Bampfylde, 1st Baronet (c. 1610 – April 1650)[1] of Poltimore and North Molton and Tamerton Foliot, all in Devon, was an English lawyer and politician. Co...

Follow
Sir William Brockman MP (1595 - 1654)

Sir William Brockman (1595–1654) was an English military leader, politician, and land owner, and who fought for the Royalist cause in the English Civil War. Early life Sir William was ...

Follow
Sir Francis Wortley, MP, 1st Baronet of Wortley (1591 - 1652)

Family and Education b. 15 Aug. 1591,1 1st s. of Sir Richard Wortley of Wortley Hall and Elizabeth, da. of Edward Boughton† of Cawston, Warws.; bro. of Edward*.2 educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 1609; G. In...

Follow
Lewis Watson, 1st Baron Rockingham (1584 - 1653)

WATSON, Sir Lewis (1584-1653), of Rockingham Castle, Northants. Family and Education bap. 14 July 1584,1 1st s. of Sir Edward Watson† of Rockingham Castle and Anne, da. of Kenelm DigbyȂ...

Follow
Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland MP (1714 - 1786)

Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, KG, PC (c. 1714 – 6 June 1786) was an English peer, landowner and art patron. He was born Hugh Smithson, the son of Langdale Smithson and grandson of Si...

Follow
James Townsend, MP, Lord Mayor of London (1737 - 1787)

Family and Education bap. 8 Feb. 1737, 1st surv. s. of Chauncy Townsend. educ. Hertford, Oxf. 1756. m. 3 May 1763, Rosa Peregrina du Plessis, illegit. da. and h. of Henry Hare, 3rd Baron Coleraine [I],...

Follow
William Hanger, 3rd Baron Coleraine (1744 - 1814)

Family and Education b. 6 Aug. 1744, 2nd surv. s. of Gabriel, 1st Baron Coleraine [I] educ. Reading sch.; Queen’s, Oxf. 1761. unm. suc. bro. 4 Dec. 1794. Offices Held Cornet R. Horse Gds. 17...

Follow
Sir Francis Wythens, MP (c.1634 - 1704)

Biographical Summary WYTHENS or WITHENS, Sir FRANCIS (1634?–1704), judge, born at Eltham about 1634, was the only son of William Wythens by Frances, daughter of Robert King of St. Mary's Cray,...

Follow
Herbert Stapley, MP (1655 - c.1691)

Family and Education b. 3 Nov. 1655, 1st s. of (Sir) John Stapley. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 1672. m. 28 Mar. 1675, Alicia (d.1734), da. of Sir Richard Colepeper, 2nd Bt., of Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent, 4...

Follow
Sir Thomas Colepeper, 3rd Baronet (c.1657 - 1723)

Biographical Summary Sir Thomas Colepeper, Bart. [1627] , of Prestonhall aforesaid, only surv. s. and h. ; b. about 1657 ; suc. to the Baronetcy, 1723. in Jan. 1659/60 ; matric. at Oxford (Mag. Hall)...

Follow
John Osborn, 5th Baronet Osborn of Chicksands MP (1772 - 1848)

Family and Education b. 3 Dec. 1772, o.s. of Sir George Osborn, 4th Bt.†, by 1st w. Elizabeth, da. and coh. of John Bannister. educ. Westminster 1781-6; Christ Church, Oxf. 1790. m. 14 Sept. 180...

Follow
Nicholas Vilett, BCL (deceased)

Follow
John Corrance, MP (c.1616 - 1694)

Family and Education b. c.1616, o.s. of Allen Urren alias Corrance, Merchant Taylor, of London and Wimbish Hall, Essex by Catherine, sis. of Richard Bell of York. educ. Christ Church, Oxf. matric. 15 F...

Follow
John Poulett, 1st Baron Poulett MP (c.1585 - 1649)

Follow
John Poulett, 2nd Baron Poulett MP (1616 - 1665)

Follow
Charles R. Clason (1890 - 1985)

Charles Russell Clason (September 3, 1890 – July 7, 1985) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts and an attorney. Clason was born in Gardiner,...

Follow
Sir Francis Leigh, MP (1590 - 1644)

Family and Education bap. 6 Sept. 1590, o.s. of Sir Oliph Leigh of Addington and Jane, da. of Sir Thomas Browne† of Betchworth Castle, Surr. educ. Trin., Oxf. 1607; I. Temple 1610. m. (1) 5 June...

Follow
Logan Pearsall Smith (1865 - 1946)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Logan Pearsall Smith (18 October 1865 – 2 March 1946) was an American-born essayist and critic. Smith was born in Millville, New Jersey[1] the son of th...

Follow
Rt. Rev. Robert Clavering, Bishop of Peterborough (1676 - 1747)

From Wikipedia, June 2014: Robert Clavering (1676 – 21 July 1747) was an English bishop and Hebraist. Life[edit]He graduated B.A. from the University of Edinburgh, and then went to Lincoln C...

Follow
Sir Thomas Hare, MP, 4th Baronet (1686 - 1760)

Family and Education b. 28 Oct. 1686, 2nd s. of Sir Thomas Hare, 2nd Bt.†, of Stow Bardolph by Elizabeth, da. of George Dashwood, merchant, of Hackney, Mdx., and sis. of Sir Robert Dashwood, 1st...

Follow
Henry Wyatt (c.1596 - 1624)

Wyat, Henry (Wiat) of Kent, gent. Queen's Coll., matric. 25 Oct., 1611, aged 15, B.A. 6 July, 1615; M.A. from All Souls' Coll. 9 April, 1622; student of Gray's Inn 1611 (as s. George, of Boxley, Kent, ...

Follow
George Wyatt (c.1601 - 1624)

Wyatt, George of Kent, gent. Queen's Coll., matric. 6 Nov., 1618, aged 16; student of Gray's Inn 1618 (as s. George, of Boxley Abbey, Kent, esq.); brother of the next. See Foster's Gray's Inn Register.

Follow
Frank Vigor Morley (1899 - 1980)

Frank Vigor Morley (1899-1980), Mathematician, essayist, editor and publisher; co-founder of Faber and Faber Mathematician, writer and editor. Morley grew up in Pennsylvania, USA and attended Haverfo...

Follow
Felix Morley (1894 - 1982)

Felix Muskett Morley (January 6, 1894 – March 13, 1982) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist from the United States. Biography Morley was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, his father bei...

Follow
Christopher Darlington Morley (1890 - 1957)

Christopher Morley (May 5, 1890 – March 28, 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures. Biogr...

Follow
Rev. Hawte Wyatt MP (1594 - 1638)

Haute Wyatt Birth: about 1594, Boxley Parish near Maidstone, Kent, England Death: Jul. 31, 1638 Boxley Parish near Maidstone, Kent, England Parents: George Wyatt, Jane Finch Burial: Boxley Ch...

Follow
Samuel "Soapy Sam" Wilberforce, Bishop of Winchester (1805 - 1873)

Samuel Wilberforce (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, third son of William Wilberforce. Known as "Soapy Sam", Wilberforce was one of the greatest...

Follow
John Mortimer Schiff MP (1904 - 1987)

Follow
<private> Irish (Tanner)

Follow
George Frederick Will MP

George Frederick Will (born May 4, 1941) is an American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winner best known for his conservative commentary on politics. In 1986, the...

Follow
Sir Thomas Glemham, MP (c.1598 - c.1650)

ConstituencyDatesREIGATE1621ALDEBURGH1625ALDEBURGH1626Family and Education b. c.1598, 1st s. of Sir Henry Glemham* and Anne, da. of Thomas Sackville†, 1st earl of Dorset.1 educ. Trin., Oxf. 1610...

Follow
Sir Roger Aston, MP (b. - 1612)

Family and Education Illegit. s. of Thomas Aston of Aston, Cheshire. educ. Oxf. MA 1605.1 m. (1) bef. 1596, Marjory Stuart (d. 11 Apr. 1606), lady-in-waiting to Anne of Denmark, da. of Andrew Stewart, ...

Follow
<private> Allen

Follow
Sir William Tate, MP (1559 - 1617)

Family and Education b. 1559, 1st s. of Bartholomew Tate of Delapré by his 2nd w. and bro. of Francis. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. 1576; Staple Inn; I. Temple 1579. m. 1597, Elizabeth (d.1617), da...

Follow
Nicholas Duck, MP (1569 - 1628)

Family and Education bap. 30 Nov. 1569,1 2nd s. of Richard Duck (admon. 20 Apr. 1605) of Heavitree, Devon and his w. Joan; bro. of Arthur*.2 educ. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1584;3 New Inn; L. Inn 1589, called ...

Follow
Arthur Duck, MP (c.1580 - 1648)

Family and Education b. c.1580, 3rd s. of Richard Duck (d.1605) of Heavitree, Devon and his w. Joanna; bro. of Nicholas*.1 educ. Exeter Coll. Oxf. 1595, BA 1599, MA Hart Hall 1602, BCL 1607, DCL 1612;2...

Follow
Reginald Mohun, MP MP (c.1603 - 1642)

Family and Education b. c.1603,1 3rd but 2nd surv. s. of Sir Reginald Mohun* (d.1639) of Boconnoc and his 3rd w. Dorothy, da. of John Chudleigh† of Ashton, Devon; half-bro. of John*.2 educ. Ex...

Follow
Sir John Yonge, MP, 1st Baronet of Culliton (1603 - 1663)

Family and Education bap. 2 Oct. 1603, 1st s. of Walter Yonge of Upton Helions, by Jane, da. and coh. of Sir John Periam† of Exeter. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1619, BA 1621, MA 1625; M. Temple 1619. m....

Follow
Richard Duke, MP (1652 - 1733)

Family and Education b. 2 May 1652, 1st s. of Richard Duke of Otterton by Frances, da. of George Southcote of Buckland Tout Saints. educ. Colyton sch. 1660; Powderham, Martock, Exeter and Ottery schs.;...

Follow
Sir Thomas Hele, MP, 1st Baronet of Fleet (c.1595 - 1670)

Family and Education b. c.1595,1 2nd s. and h. of Thomas Hele of Flete Damarell and Bridget, da. of Sir Henry Champernowne† of Modbury, Devon.2 educ. I. Temple 1615; DCL Oxf. 1642.3 m. (1) 20 No...

Follow
Thomas Reynell, MP (1625 - 1698)

Family and Education b. 13 Sept. 1625, 1st s. of Sir Richard Reynell† of East Ogwell by Mary, da. and coh. of Richard Reynell of Creedy Widger. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1640; M. Temple 1641, called 16...

Follow
William Hockmore, MP (1581 - 1626)

Family and Education b. 1 Nov. 1581, o. s. of John Hockmore of Buckland Baron and Mary, da. of William Floyers of Floyers Hayes, nr. Exeter, Devon.1 educ. Corpus Christi, Oxf. 1596; M. Temple 1601, cal...

Follow
Sir Ralph Coningsby, MP (c.1555 - c.1615)

Family and Education b. c.1555, 1st s. of Sir Henry Coningsby of North Mimms, and Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Boteler of Watton Woodhall, Herts.1 educ. Exeter, Oxf. BA 1571; L. Inn 1572.2 m. (1) Margare...

Follow
Charles Perrott (1627 - 1677)

Follow
Thomas Bamfield (1623 - 1693)

Thomas Bampfield or Bampfylde (c 1623 - 8 October 1693) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1654 and 1660. He was Speaker of the House of Commons in 1659. B...

Follow
Henry Powle (1630 - 1692)

Henry Powle (18 October 1630 – 21 November 1692) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1660 and 1690. He was Speaker of the House of Com...

Follow
Sir Lislebone Long (1613 - 1659)

Sir Lislebone Long (1613–1659), was a supporter of the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War, but he was a Presbyterian and he resisted Pride's Purge and although not secluded by Pr...

Follow
Sir James Whitelocke MP (1570 - 1632)

Family and Education b. 28 Nov. 1570,1 4th s. of Richard Whitelocke (d.1570), merchant, of Thames Street, London and Joan, da. of John Colt of Little Munden, Herts., wid. of Robert Brockhurst, draper...

Follow
Sir Bulstrode Whitlocke, MP (1605 - 1675)

Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke (6 August 1605 – 28 July 1675) was an English lawyer, writer, parliamentarian and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England. Biography He was the eldest son of Sir ...

Follow
Sir Francis Rous, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons (c.1581 - 1659)

Family and Education b. c.1581,1 4th s. of Sir Anthony Rous* (d.1620) of Halton, St. Dominick, Cornw. and his 1st w. Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Southcote† of Bovey Tracey, Devon; bro. of Ambrose...

Follow
John Tufton, 4th Earl of Thanet (1638 - 1680)

John Tufton, 4th Earl of Thanet (7 August 1638 – 27 April 1680), styled The Honourable John Tufton until 1679, was an English politician and nobleman. Tufton was the second son of John Tufto...

Follow
Sir Robert Broke, Justice of London MP (c.1518 - 1558)

twice married, 17 children. "on his tomb at Claverly he is represented in his official robes, with a wife on each side of him, in splendid dresses." (3) Family b. by 1515, 1st s. of Thomas Br...

Follow
John Savage, 2nd Earl Rivers MP (1606 - 1654)

John Savage, 2nd Earl Rivers (c. 1603 – 10 October 1654) was a wealthy royalist from Cheshire. Thomas Savage's son John, who succeeded him, was made Earl Rivers through his mother, an...

Follow
John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester MP (1427 - 1470)

John Tiptoft was elected Knight of the Garter in 1462. John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester KG (Eversden, 8 May 1427 – 18 October 1470) was an English nobleman and scholar, Lord High Treasure...

Follow
John Guildesborough (c.1331 - 1389)

John Guildesborough or Gildesburgh (c. 1331 – 1389) was Knight of the Shire for Essex and Speaker of the House of Commons of England in 1380. He was born circa 1331 and educated at Oxford ...

Follow
Sir Harry Braustyn Hylton-Foster PC (1905 - 1965)

Sir Harry Braustyn Hylton-Foster PC (10 April 1905 – 2 September 1965), was a British Conservative Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1950 until his death. He was ...

Follow
Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel PC (1829 - 1912)

Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel PC (3 August 1829 – 24 October 1912), was a British Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1895. He was Speaker of the House o...

Follow
John Evelyn Denison, 1st Viscount Ossington (1800 - 1873)

He gained the title of 1st Viscount Ossington. He held the office of Speaker of the House of Commons in 1857. -------------------- Denison was born at Ossington, Nottinghamshire, the eldest son o...

Follow
Arthur Onslow, MP, Speaker of the House of Commons (1691 - 1768)

ConstituencyDatesGUILDFORD15 Feb. 1720 - 1727SURREY1727 - 1761Family and Education b. 3 Sept. 1691, 1st s. of Foot Onslow, M.P., by Susanna, da. and h. of Thomas Anlaby of Etton, Yorks., wid. of Arno...

Follow
Sir William Bromley (1663 - 1732)

) Sir William Bromley (1663 – 13 February 1732) was an English Tory politician. He was Speaker of the House of Commons of Great Britain from 1710 to 1713 and Secretary of State for the Norther...

Follow