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Sir Alexander Livingston MP (c.1375 - 1451)

Alexander Livingston of Callendar Sir Alexander Livingston of Callendar (died 1451) was a significant figure in the early part of the reign of King James II of Scotland. Alexander Livingston, was t...

5/20/2012 10/30/2017

Wat Tyler MP (1341 - 1381)

"Wat", "Wat The Rebel"

With news of rebellions of the upper classes in France and Flanders, the English readied for an insurrection. John Ball, Jack Straw and others advocated the destruction of the hierarchical feudal syste...

9/1/2011 10/22/2017

Sir John Gates, Kb, Mp MP (c.1502 - 1553)

John Gates (courtier) Born 1504 Died 22 August 1553 Tower Hill, London Cause of death Decapitation Resting place St. Peter ad Vincula, London Nationality English Known for Soldier and cou...

8/18/2008 10/21/2017

Thomas de Ros, 9th Lord de Ros of Helmsley MP (1427 - 1464)

"Thomas de Roos"

Thomas de Ros, 9th Lord de Ros of Helmsley b. 9 September 1427 - Conisburgh Castle, d. 14 May 1464 Parents: Thomas de Ros, 8th Lord de Ros of Helmsley, Lady Eleanor Beauchamp. Married: Philip...

9/8/2007 7/7/2017

Sir Henry Isely, of Sundridge MP (1516 - aft.1554)

From Sir Henry Isley was an English nobleman involved in Wyatt's Rebellion. The Isley family were established landowners of Kent county.[1] Henry Isley owned Sundridge manor estate in Brasted, his ...

4/30/2017 4/30/2017

Thomas Culpeper (c. 1514 – 10 December 1541) was a courtier and close friend of Henry VIII, and related to two of his queens, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard. He is known to have had many private me...

3/16/2008 4/20/2017

Giles Heron MP (1504 - 1540)

Heron had been involved in a number of disputes over lands and with his tenants, dependants and relatives, including one with his brother Christopher and another with Robert Dormer over lands which h...

4/24/2012 11/30/2016

Thomas Vaughan MP (c.1410 - 1483)

See Peter Bartrum, (August 14, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator) )

5/16/2008 9/30/2016

Sir Miles Partridge (died 26 February 1552) was an English courtier during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI. He was arrested in 1551, before being convicted of treason and hanged, as part of the ...

12/24/2012 9/2/2016

James Crewes MP (1623 - 1677)


James Crewes (1622 or 1623–1677) James Crewes took part in Bacon's Rebellion (1676–1677). Born in England, by 1655 Crewes had settled in Virginia, where he kept a store at his Henrico County home and...

1/14/2008 7/18/2016

Sir William Plumpton, Kt. MP (1362 - 1405)

Held the title Sir William Plumpton. Sided with Richard II and adherents against Henry IV; executed for treason, June 8, 1405. Father of Robert, Thomas, Isabella, Bryan, Katherine, Jane, George, Wi...

6/1/2007 1/7/2016

Piers de Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall MP (c.1284 - c.1312)

"Peter", "Gascon", "Gabeston"

Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall (c. 1284 – 19 June 1312) was the favourite, and probably lover, of King Edward II of England. On 1 Nov 1307 Piers married Margaret de Clare, niece of King Edward ...

10/4/2007 10/31/2015

Sir Thomas Percy MP (1504 - 1537)

Sir Thomas Percy Parents: Son of Henry Algernon Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland and Catherine Spencer. Married: Eleanor Harbottle (1504-1566) daughter of Guiscard Harbottle and Jane Willoughb...

5/7/2007 10/19/2015

Sir Roger Clarendon MP (c.1352 - 1402)

Sir Roger de Clarendon1 M, #107243, b. between 1345 and 1360, d. 1402 Sir Roger de Clarendon was born between 1345 and 1360.1 He was the son of Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales and Edith de Wil...

9/22/2008 2/1/2015

Sir George Browne MP (c.1439 - 1483)

"PLEASE DO NOT LINK THE ELIZABETH (1407 - 1437) WITH ELIZABETH (c.1393 - d.) George Brown"


5/16/2008 1/23/2015

Sir Piers de Legh, of Lyme MP (c.1320 - 1399)

Sir Piers de Legh of Lyme 'The house of Lyme from its foundation to the end of the eighteenth century (1917) ' The House of Lyme has its origin in the person of Peter or Piers — afterwards Si...

10/26/2008 12/5/2014

Blessed German Gardiner MP (aft.1520 - 1544)

"Germain", "Jermyn", "German Gardiner"

Blessed Germain or Jermyn or German Gardiner was executed at Tyburn on March 7, 1544 at Tyburn. As Bishop of Winchester Stephen Gardiner's nephew and secretary, he became involved in the Prebendaries' ...

11/1/2014 11/1/2014

John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford John Hussey, 1st Baron Hussey of Sleaford (1465/1466 – 1536/1537) (sometimes "Huse") was Chief Butler of England[2] from 1521 until his death.[3] He was a me...

5/3/2007 10/24/2014

Rev. John Rogers "The Martyr" MP (1507 - 1554)

"John "The Martyr" Rogers", "Thomas Matthews -", "The Martyr", "the Martyr"

His parents were John Rogers, of Deritend and Margaret Rogers the daughter of John Wyatt, a tanner from Deritend, Birmingham. His mother was NOT Lady Margaret Lee (née Wyatt), lady-in-waiting. The wi...

5/11/2007 8/3/2014

Sir Adam de BANASTRE Death: Aft 4 Nov 1315 Father: Thomas II de BANASTRE Mother: Joan DE SINGLETON b: Abt 1267 in Kirkham, Little Singleton, Lancashire, England Marriage Margaret HOLLAN...

10/15/2007 7/2/2014

William Catesby MP (1450 - 1485)

William Catesby Sir William Catesby (1450[1] – August 25, 1485) was one of Richard III of England's principal councillors. He also served as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Speaker of the House of Co...

9/1/2012 5/22/2014

Sir Thomas Tresham, Sir MP (c.1420 - 1471)

) Thomas Sir, High Sheriff Of Cambridgeshire And Huntingdonshire,speaker Of The House Of Commons Tresham Sir Thomas Tresham (died 6 May 1471) was a British politician, soldier and administrator. He...

3/27/2009 5/22/2014

Sir William Tyrrell, Kt. of Gipping MP (c.1408 - 1462)

"William Tirrell", "William Tyrel", "William Terrell", "William Tirrel", "William Terell", "William Teril", "William Thurold", "William Turold", "Knight of Gripping"

From his father's Wikipedia page: ) William Tyrrell of Gipping, Suffolk, beheaded on Tower Hill 23 February 1462, who married Margaret Darcy, by whom he was the father of Sir James Tyrrell.[1] Fo...

6/28/2007 5/22/2014

Sir James Tyrrell, Kt. MP (1450 - 1502)

"James Tirrell", "James Tyrel", "James Terrell", "James Tirrel", "James Terell", "James Teril", "James Thurold", "James Turold"

6 May 1502 – Death of James Tyrrell, English knight and supposed murderer of the princes in the Tower, was the eldest son of William Tyrell of Gipping, Suffolk, by Margaret, daughter of Robert Darcy of...

8/24/2008 5/22/2014

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

"John Tiptopf"

John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester John Tiptoft, 1st Earl of Worcester KG (Eversden, 8 May 1427 – 18 October 1470) was an English nobleman and scholar, Lord High Treasurer, Lord High Constable and D...

5/16/2008 5/22/2014

Sir John Bussy MP (b. - 1399)

Sir John Bussy (died 29 July 1399) of Hougham in Lincolnshire was a Member of Parliament representing Lincolnshire or Rutland eleven times from 1383 to 1398 as a Knight of the Shire. He was also Spea...

8/23/2013 5/22/2014

Sir Edward Neville MP (c.1471 - 1538)

Edward Neville Sir Edward Neville (1471 – 8 December 1538) was an English courtier. He was born at Abergavenny, Monmouthshire . He was the son of George Nevill, 4th Baron Bergavenny and Margaret Fenn...

1/17/2008 5/19/2014

Henry Pole, Sr., 1st Lord Baron Montagu MP (1495 - 1539)

"Henry de la Pole", "1st Lord Montagu", "Montague", "Montacute"

POLE (1° B. Montagu) Wikipedia & Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins list Henry's wife Jane Neville as the daughter of Joan FitzAlan & Sir George Neville; granddaughter...

4/16/2008 5/18/2014

Conrad I de Montferrat, King of Jerusalem MP (1146 - 1192)

"(Piedmontese: Conrà ëd Monfrà; Italian: Corrado del Monferrato", "Conrad I of Jerusalem"

Conrad of Montferrat, or Conrad I of Jerusalem (Piedmontese: Conrà ëd Monfrà; Italian: Corrado del Monferrato; mid-1140s – 28 April 1192) was one of the major participants in the Third Crusade. He was ...

5/6/2008 5/15/2014

Sir John Langstrother MP (b. - 1471)

Knight Hospitaller and eventually Prior of the order in England. Executed after the Battle of Tewkesbury, May 1471. Sir William Langstrother, who had higher precedence in the Order in the 1450s and w...

5/11/2014 5/12/2014

Sir Richard de Venables, baron of Kinderton, aged 18 on 6 Ric II, taken prisoner at the battle of Shrewsbury and beheaded afterwards in 4 Hen IV, sheriff of Cheshire in 1386. Married Isabel dau of Ra...

8/3/2010 5/10/2014

Sir Richard Grey, of Groby MP (c.1459 - 1483)

From : Sir Richard Grey (1458 – 25 June 1483) was an English knight and the half-brother of King Edward V of England.[1] Grey was the younger son of Sir John Grey of Groby and Elizabeth Woodville, ...

12/19/2012 4/27/2014

Thomas Salusbury MP (c.1564 - 1586)

"Salisbury", "Salesbury"

Beheaded for treason Sir Thomas Salisbury (or Salusbury) (1564 – September 20, 1586) was one of the conspirators executed for his involvement in the Babington Plot. Salisbury was the elder son of K...

9/7/2008 4/19/2014

Robert Yeamans MP (b. - aft.1643)


Margaret, sis. of Robert Yeamans, merchant, of Wine Street, Bristol Robert Yeamans or Yeomans (died 1643), was a merchant of Bristol who in early 1643 plotted with other Royalist to aid in the captur...

1/7/2014 4/7/2014

Alice Lisle MP (1617 - 1685)

"Dame Alicia Lyle", "Lady Alice Lisle", "last woman to be beheaded in England", "beheaded in 1685 (brutal judgement of Jeffries) charge of treason for sheltering rebels"

Lady Alice Lisle (September 1617 – 2 September 1685), commonly known as Dame Alicia Lisle or Dame Alice Lyle,[1] was a landed lady of the English county of Hampshire, who was executed for harbouring fu...

8/11/2008 1/24/2014

Saint Henry Walpole MP (c.1558 - 1595)

Henry Walpole (1558 – 7 April 1595) was an English Jesuit martyr. He was born at Docking, Norfolk, in 1558, the eldest son of Christopher Walpole, by Margery, heiress of Richard Beckham of Narford,...

10/22/2010 1/7/2014

Saint Robert Southwell, S.J. MP (c.1561 - 1595)

) Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), also Saint Robert Southwell, was an English Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order. He was also a poet and clandestine missionary in post-Reformati...

7/4/2008 1/7/2014

Saint John Southworth MP (1592 - 1654)

"John "the Martyr" Southworth"

Note: cannot possibly be a son of Sir John Southworth. Exact relationship uncertain. Saint John Southworth was born in 1592, in Lancashire, England and died June 28, 1654 in Tyburn, London as an En...

7/12/2008 1/7/2014

Saint Cuthbert Mayne MP (c.1544 - 1577)

Saint Cuthbert Mayne (1544–1577) was an English Roman Catholic priest and martyr of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation. Early life Mayne was born at Youlston, near Barnstaple in Devon, the s...

9/29/2008 1/7/2014

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...

4/6/2011 1/7/2014

Saint Edmund Arrowsmith SJ MP (1585 - 1628)

Saint Edmund Arrowsmith SJ (1585 – 28 August 1628) is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales of the Roman Catholic Church. The main source of information on St Edmund is a contemporary account...

1/7/2014 1/7/2014

Saint Ambrose Barlow, O.S.B. MP (1585 - c.1641)

Ambrose Edward Barlow, O.S.B., (1585 – 10 September 1641) was an English Benedictine monk who is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. He is one of a group of saints canonized by Pope Paul VI ...

1/30/2009 1/7/2014

Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers MP (c.1405 - 1469)

"Richard Wydeville"

See Peter Bartrum, (February 1, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator) "Richard Woodville (or Wydeville), 1st Earl Rivers, KG (1405 – 12 August 1469) was an English nobleman, best remembered as the father of E...

4/16/2007 1/4/2014

Family and Education b. 4 Oct. 1507, 1st s. of John Bigod of Settrington by Jane, da. of Sir James Strangways of Harlsey. educ. Wolsey’s household, Oxf. m. disp. 4 Nov. 1528, Catherine, da of William, ...

5/24/2008 12/10/2013

Sir Henry Boynton, of Acklam MP (1311 - 1405)

13. Sir Henry Boynton (? - July 2, 1405) --- He joined Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland, who had taken up arms against Henry IV in 1405. They were defeated and Henry was executed with 7 others at Sa...

3/21/2007 12/10/2013

John Ball MP (c.1338 - 1381)

John Ball was hanged, drawn and quartered for his participation in the Peasants Revolt. Little is known of Balls' early years.It is thought he was born in Peldon before moving on. He lived in St. Alb...

9/1/2011 12/6/2013

Nicholas Tempest, of Holmeside MP (c.1486 - 1539)

"Bowbearer of the Forest of Bowland"

Nicholas Tempest of Lanchester and Stanley, who died in 1538/9, married Anne Marley of Gibside. Sir Nicholas Tempest, Bowbearer of the Forest of Bowland was hanged at Tyburn for his participation in ...

3/4/2008 12/6/2013

Robert Aske, English Rebel MP (1500 - 1537)

Robert Aske was a leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, a name assumed by religious insurgents in the north of England, who opposed the dissolution of the monasteries during the reign of King Henry VIII. ...

2/16/2011 12/1/2013

Links: The Peerage Geneall Find A Grave Wikipedia Profile-painting -""The Murder of Rutland by Lord Clifford" artist-Charles Robert Leslie

10/22/2007 11/20/2013

He became famous in the reign of Henry VII through his claim to be Richard of York, the young son of Edward IV who disappeared. According to theories current in his lifetime, he might have been an ille...

12/22/2008 11/18/2013

Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March MP (1287 - 1330)

"Roger Earl of March de Mortimer", "8th Baron of Wigmore", "3rd Baron Mortimer", "1st Earl of March", "" 1st Earl of March""

Roger de Mortimer , 8th Baron of Wigmore, 3rd Baron Mortimer and 1st Earl of March (born 1287? - died 29 November 1330, Tyburn, near London, England) lover of Isabella, the wife of Edward II of England...

5/2/2007 10/28/2013

Edward Coleman MP (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 Titus Oates...

8/27/2013 8/27/2013

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 supporter of...

5/23/2008 8/24/2013

Robert Keyes MP (c.1565 - 1606)

Please note it seems Wikipedia misidentified his parents & wife. Parents are not known but I believe the wife shown in Geni is correct. Robert Keyes was a member of the group of provincial English ...

8/20/2013 8/20/2013

Additional Curator's Notes: Dr. Rowland Taylor, LL.D. is often listed as the son of John Taylor and Susan Rowland. John Taylor was one of the Taylor triplets of Barton-under-Needwood educated by Henr...

1/21/2007 7/30/2013

Gelly Meyrick, Sir Kt. MP (c.1556 - 1601)

Sir Gelli Meyrick (also Gelly or Gilly) (1556? – 13 March 1601) was a Welsh supporter of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, and conspirator in Essex's rebellion. He was executed for his part in it. ...

12/26/2012 6/13/2013

Ambrose Rookwood (c. 1578 – 31 January 1606) was a member of the failed 1605 Gunpowder Plot, a conspiracy to replace the Protestant King James I with a Catholic monarch. Rookwood was born into a weal...

6/13/2013 6/13/2013

John Grant MP (1570 - 1606)

) John Grant (c. 1570 – 30 January 1606) was a member of the failed Gunpowder Plot, a conspiracy to replace the Protestant King James I of England with a Catholic monarch. Grant was born around 1570,...

6/13/2013 6/13/2013

Thomas Wintour MP (c.1571 - 1606)

on right in photo Robert Wintour (1568 – 30 January 1606) and Thomas Wintour (1571 or 1572 – 31 January 1606), also spelt Winter, were members of the Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassin...

6/13/2013 6/13/2013

Robert Wintour MP (1568 - 1606)

on left in photo Robert Wintour (1568 – 30 January 1606) and Thomas Wintour (1571 or 1572 – 31 January 1606), also spelt Winter, were members of the Gunpowder Plot, a failed conspiracy to assassina...

6/13/2013 6/13/2013

Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland MP (c.1528 - 1572)

"7th Earl of Northumberland"

Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland Blessed Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of Northumberland, 1st Baron Percy, KG (1528 – 22 August 1572), led the Rising of the North and was executed for treason. He wa...

5/7/2007 6/13/2013

Sir Everard Digby MP (c.1578 - 1606)

Sir Everard Digby (c. 1578 – 30 January 1606) was a member of the group of provincial English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Although he was raised in a Protestant household...

6/7/2011 6/13/2013

Hugh Despenser the Younger MP (aft.1286 - 1326)

"the Younger", "the younger Despenser", "Hugh Despencer", "Hugh Spencer"

another possible birth year is 1287 possible burial 15 December 1330 ===================================================================== "Hugh Despenser, 1st Lord Despenser (c. 1286– 24 Novembe...

1/29/2007 4/17/2013

Roger de Clifford, 2nd Lord Clifford1 M, #228068, b. 21 January 1299/0, d. circa April 1322 Roger de Clifford, 2nd Lord Clifford was born on 21 January 1299/0. 1 He was the son of Robert de Cliff...

6/14/2007 4/9/2013

John Somerville MP (1560 - 1583)


Wikipedia: ) SOMERVILLE or SOMERVILE, JOHN (1560–1583), condemned for treason against the life of Queen Elizabeth, was the head of an ancient catholic family possessing lands in Warwickshire and Glou...

4/14/2011 3/25/2013

Sir Rhys ap Gruffydd MP (c.1500 - 1532)

"ap Gruffudd"

'Rhys ap Griffith/Gruffydd FitzUryan (Fitz Vryon) At the age of 23, Griffith Rice was beheaded by King Henry VII for inscribing the name Fitzurien on his coat - of - arms. The king then confiscated a...

9/22/2007 3/14/2013

Arthur, duke of Brittany MP (1187 - c.1203)

"le Posthume"

Arthur I (29 March 1187 –April 1203) was Duke of Brittany between 1194 and 1203. The posthumous son of Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1186) and Constance, Duchess of Brittany. In 1191 he was designa...

3/5/2008 3/6/2013

Sir Robert de Hales MP (c.1325 - 1381)

Sir Robert Hales, also called Robert de Hales, was born about 1325 in Hales Place, High Halden, Kent, the son of Nicholas Hales. In 1372 Robert Hales became the Lord/Grand Prior of the Knights Hospit...

1/1/2012 10/31/2012

Sir William Carey, Kt. MP (1436 - 1471)

"Cary", "Carye"

William CAREY (Sir) Born: 12 Aug 1437, Cockington, Devonshire, England Died: 6 May 1471, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, England Notes: beheaded for supporting Lancaster in the War of the Roses Father:...

6/14/2007 9/26/2012

Sir Henry Vane the Younger MP (1613 - 1662)

"Harry Vane"

Henry Vane the Younger Sir Henry Vane (baptised 26 March 1613 – 14 June 1662), son of Henry Vane the Elder (often referred to as Harry Vane to distinguish him from his father), was an English politic...

6/19/2008 8/31/2012

William Russell, Lord Russell (29 September 1639 – 21 July 1683), was an English politician. He was a leading member of the Country Party, forerunners of the Whigs, who opposed the succession of James ...

9/6/2008 8/30/2012

Algernon Sidney MP (aft.1623 - 1683)

Algernon Sidney Algernon Sidney or Sydney (14 or 15 January 1623 – 7 December 1683) was an English politician and member of the Long Parliament. A republican political theorist, colonel, and commissi...

6/9/2009 8/25/2012

Family and Education b. c.1644, o.s. of Sir William Fenwick, 2nd Bt. m. 14 July 1663, Lady Mary Howard (d. 27 Oct. 1708), da. of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, 3s. 1da. d.v.p. suc. fa. bef. 9 Ju...

8/27/2009 8/25/2012

William Cragh ap Rhys MP (c.1262 - d.)

"Gwilym ap Rhys"

William Cragh (born ca. 1262, died some time after 1307), or William the Scabby (cragh means "scabby" in Welsh), or William ap Rhys, was a medieval Welsh warrior and supporter of Rhys ap Maredudd, lord...

8/22/2012 8/22/2012

Sir Michael Stanhope of Rampton MP (bef.1508 - 1552)

STANHOPE, Michael (by 1508-52), of Shelford, Notts., Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorks. and Beddington, Surr. Family and Education b. by 1508, 2nd s. of Sir Edward Stanhope of Rampton, Notts. by Adelina, d...

3/1/2008 8/21/2012

Major-General Thomas Harrison (1606 – 13 October 1660) sided with Parliament in the English Civil War. During the Interregnum he was a leader of the Fifth Monarchists. In 1649 he signed the death warra...

5/12/2008 6/8/2012

Simon Fraser, Lord Lovat MP (c.1667 - 1747)

"The Fox"

"Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat (c. 1667 – 9 April 1747, London), was a Scottish Jacobite and Chief of Clan Fraser, who was famous for his violent feuding and his changes of allegiance. In 1715, he had ...

5/17/2008 6/8/2012

John Assheton, I, M.P. for Lancashire MP (c.1354 - c.1398)

"John de Ashton", "John Ashton", "John Aston"

From History of Parliament: British Political, Social, and Local History: ASSHETON, Sir John I (c.1354-c.1398), of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs. ConstituencyDates LANCASHIRE Oct. 1382 LANCASHIR...

2/28/2008 6/7/2012

Robert Constable Sir Robert Constable (c. 1478 – 6 July 1537) was a member of the English Tudor gentry. He helped Henry VII to defeat the Cornish rebels at the Battle of Blackheath in 1497. In 1536, ...

7/4/2008 6/4/2012

Sir Thomas Armstrong MP (1624 - 1684)

Sir Thomas Armstrong, kt. (1633-84) made himself useful to King Charles II during the Commonwealth and was valued for his influence with the young Duke of Monmouth. He was hotheaded, however, and had t...

5/23/2012 5/23/2012

Sir Bernard Brocas MP (1362 - 1400)

from David Nash Ford's Royal Berkshire History (Nash Ford Publishing) Sir Bernard Brocas Junior (1363-1400) Sir Bernard Brocas Junior (1363-1400) Born: 1363, probably at Clewer, Berkshire Master ...

7/30/2009 5/6/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie (c. 1541 – 1584), known as The Lord Ruthven between 1566 and 1581, was a son of Patrick Ruthven, 3rd Lord Ruthven... ...William ...

7/5/2008 2/25/2012

Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis MP (1499 - 1537)

"Jonet Douglas", "The Grey Lady of Glamis Castle", "Lady Campbell"

Janet Douglas b. ? She died on 17 July 1537 at Castle Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, burned at the stake for threatening the life of King James V with sorcery. Her ghost is said to haunt Glamis...

3/22/2007 7/29/2011

Thomas FitzGerald, 10th Earl of Kildare (1513–1537), also known as Silken Thomas (Irish: Tomás an tSíoda), was a figure in Irish history. He led a revolt against the English and was eventually hanged...

7/24/2010 7/19/2011

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, rising to th...

11/27/2008 5/13/2011

' Thomas Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI. He helped build a favourable case ...

2/21/2008 5/13/2011

James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch MP (1649 - 1685)

"James Fitzroy", "James Crofts"

"James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch, KG, PC (9 April 1649 – 15 July 1685), was an English nobleman. Originally called James Crofts or James Fitzroy, he was born in Rotterdam in th...

6/23/2008 5/13/2011

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford MP (1593 - 1641)

"Black Tom Tyrant"

- Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (13 April 1593 (O.S.) – 12 May 1641) was an English statesman and a major figure in the period leading up to the English Civil War. He served in parliament and...

8/30/2008 5/13/2011

Sir Thomas Overbury MP (1581 - 1613)

Thomas Overbury was the son of Mary Palmer and Nicholas Overbury, of Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucester. He was born at Compton Scorpion, near Ilmington, in Warwickshire. In the autumn of 1595, he became ...

7/24/2008 5/13/2011

Guy Fawkes MP (1570 - 1606)

"Guido Fawkes", "John Johnson"

Guy Fawkes (13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish in the Low Countries, belonged to a group of provincial English Catholics wh...

11/5/2010 5/13/2011

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk MP (c.1536 - 1572)

"4th Duke of Norfolk"

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (third creation), KG Earl Marshal (10 March 1536 – 2 June 1572) was an English nobleman. Howard was the son of the poet Henry H...

4/8/2007 5/13/2011

William Brereton of Malpas MP (c.1492 - 1536)

See Peter Bartrum, (March 8, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator) William Brereton (groom) William Brereton (c. 1487 – 17 May 1536),[1] the son of a Cheshire landowner, was a Groom of the Privy Chamber to ...

12/16/2008 5/13/2011

Sir Francis Weston MP (c.1511 - 1536)

Sir Francis Weston (1511 – 17 May 1536) was a gentleman at the court of King Henry VIII of England. He became a friend of the king and gained a sad fame by being one of the men accused alongside Anne B...

12/21/2008 5/13/2011

Claire Ridgway, author of many books on the Boleyns, including "The Fall of Anne Boleyn", talks about Anne Boleyn's parents, Thomas and Elizabeth, and discusses why she thinks the primary sources sugge...

5/3/2007 5/13/2011

Sir Henry Norreys, Kt., of Wytham MP (c.1482 - 1536)


Sir Henry Norreys/Norris (the former version now being preferred where an Earl of Lindsey and Abingdon's eldest son and heir is concerned); Usher Black Rod 1527, Esquire of the Body and Gentleman of th...

7/21/2007 5/13/2011

Sir Richard Empson, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster MP (c.1450 - 1510)

"Sir-Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster"

Sir Richard Empson (d. August 17, 1510), minister of Henry VII, king of England, was a son of Peter Empson, an influential inhabitant of Towcester. Educated as a lawyer he soon attained considerable ...

6/15/2007 5/2/2011

Edmund Sutton Dudley, Sir MP (c.1462 - 1510)

Edmund Dudley Edmund Dudley (c. 1462[1] or 1471/1472[2] – 17 August 1510) was an English administrator and a financial agent of King Henry VII. He served as Speaker of the House of Commons and Presid...

3/7/2008 5/2/2011

Sir Walter Raleigh MP (aft.1552 - 1618)


Find-a-Grave Memorial #11918 ----------------------------------------------------------------------- 'Sir Walter Raleigh1 'M, #146602, b. 1552, d. 1618 Last Edited=9 Feb 2010 'Sir Walter Ra...

3/11/2008 4/29/2011


8/6/2007 4/29/2011

Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England (disputed) MP (c.1537 - 1554)

"The 9 Days Queen; "Lady Jane"", "The Nine Days Queen", "Jane Grey Dudley", "Jane Dudley", "The Nine Day Queen", "7 day queen"

Find-a-Grave Memorial #1971, Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England ---------------------------------------------------------------------- [ ] ...

5/1/2007 4/29/2011