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Saint John Kemble MP (1599 - 1679)

) John Kemble 1599-1679 Born in 1599, in Herefordshire into a prominent local Catholic family. He had four brothers priests. Kemble was ordained a priest at Douai College, on 23 February 1625. He r...

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Sir Robert Southwell MP (c.1635 - 1702)

) Sir Robert Southwell (31 December 1635–1702) was an English diplomat. He was Secretary of State for Ireland and President of the Royal Society from 1690. Background and education Robert ...

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Henry Somerset, 1st Duke of Beaufort MP (1629 - 1699)

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John Arnold, MP (c.1635 - c.1702)

Family and Education b. c.1635, 1st s. of Nicholas Arnold of Llanvihangel Crucorney by Lettice, da. and h. of Sir Edward Moore of Drogheda, co. Louth. m. Margaret, da. of William Cooke of Highnam, Glos...

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Edward Coleman (1636 - 1678)

Edward Colman or Coleman (17 May 1636–1678) was an English Catholic courtier under Charles II of England. He was hanged, drawn and quartered on a treason charge, having been implicated by Titu...

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Charles II of England MP (1630 - 1685)

a short summary from Wikipedia : Charles II King of Scotland Reign: 30 January 1649 – 3 September 1651 Coronation: 1 January 1651 Predecessor: Charles I Successor Military government...

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Samuel Pepys (1632 - 1703)

Samuel Pepys was born on 23 Feb 1632/1633 in St. Brides Fleet Street, London, England. He was christened on 3 Mar 1632/1633 in St. Brides Fleet Street, London, England. He died 26 on 26 May 1703 in...

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Walter Aston, 3rd Lord Aston of Forfar (1633 - 1714)

Walter Aston, 3rd Lord Aston of Forfar (1633 – 20 November 1714) was a son of Walter Aston, 2nd Lord Aston of Forfar, and Lady Mary Weston, daughter of Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland. ...

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Roger Palmer, 1st Earl of Castlemaine, PC MP (1634 - 1705)

Roger Palmer, 1st Earl of Castlemaine, PC (1634–1705) was an English courtier, diplomat, and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1660. He was also a noted Catholic writer. His wife B...

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Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford MP (1637 - 1685)

Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford PC KC[1](22 October 1637– 5 September 1685) was the third son of Dudley, 4th Baron North, and Anne Montagu, and was created Baron Guilford in 1683, after beco...

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Sir William Waller (c.1639 - 1699)

) Sir William Waller (c.1639 – 18 July 1699) was a Middlesex justice and politician. He was active against Roman Catholics during the alleged Popish Plot 1678-1679 and was removed from the com...

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George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem (1645 - 1689)

George Jeffreys , 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, PC (15 May 1645 – 18 April 1689), also known as "The Hanging Judge", was an English judge. He became notable during the reign of King James II, risin...

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Sir William Scroggs (1623 - 1683)

From “Work Family History”, vol. I (1969) & vol. II (1994), compiled by Von Gail Hamilton. William entered Oxford in about 1638, when he was 15. He was admitted to "Gray's Inn" in 1641,...

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Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex MP (1631 - 1683)

Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex M, #11496, b. 28 January 1631/32, d. 13 July 1683 Last Edited=7 Dec 2008 Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex by Sir Peter Lely, 1680 1 Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of E...

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Peter Talbot (1620 - 1680)

Archbishop of Dublin 1669-1680 ) Peter Talbot (1620–1680) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin from 1669 to his death. Early life Talbot was born at Malahide, County Dublin, Irela...

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Saint Oliver Plunkett (1629 - 1681)

Saint Oliver Plunkett (alternative spelling Plunket) (1629 – 1 July 1681) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland. He maintained his duties in Ireland in the face ...

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Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds MP (c.1632 - 1712)

Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds was born on 20 February 1631/32.4 He was the son of Sir Edward Osborne, 1st Bt. and Anne Walmesley.2 He married Lady Bridget Bertie, daughter of Montagu Bertie, 2n...

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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury MP (1621 - 1683)

Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury PC (22 July 1621 – 21 January 1683), known as Anthony Ashley Cooper from 1621 to 1631, as Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, 2nd Baronet from 1631 to 166...

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Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey MP (1621 - 1678)

Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey (23 December 1621 – 12 October 1678) was an English magistrate whose mysterious death caused anti-Catholic uproar in England. Contemporary documents also spell the name ...

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William Herbert, 1st Marquess of Powis MP (c.1626 - 1696)

en.wikipedia.org William Herbert, 1st Marquess of Powis, PC (1626 – 2 June 1696) was an English nobleman, best remembered for his suffering during the Popish Plot. William Herbert, 1st M...

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Ven Sir William Howard Viscount Stafford (1614 - 1680)

William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford (30 November 1614 – 29 December 1680) was the youngest son of Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, and his wife, the former Alethea Talbot. He was a suppo...

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Sir Henry Arundell, 3rd Baron Arundell of Wardour MP (c.1608 - 1694)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Henry Arundell: Henry Arundell, 3rd Baron Arundell of Wardour[1] M, #23903, b. 23 February 1607/8, d. 28 December 1694 Last Edited=9 Feb 2011 Consang...

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William Petre, 4th Baron Petre MP (c.1626 - 1684)

William Petre, 4th Baron Petre (1626 – 5 January 1684) was an English peer, a victim of the Popish Plot. Petre was the eldest son of Robert Petre, third Baron Petre (1599–1638), and M...

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John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse MP (1614 - 1689)

John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse PC (24 June 1614 – 10 September 1689) was an English nobleman, soldier and Member of Parliament, notable for his role during and after the English Civil War. ...

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