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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...

4/6/2011 1/7/2014

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 Southwe...

12/22/2008 8/27/2013

6/13/2009 8/27/2013

John Arnold, MP 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...

8/27/2013 8/27/2013

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

Charles II of England MP (1630 - 1685)

"The Merry Monarch", "Prince Charles James", "King of England", ""Öld Rowley" / The Merry Monarch", "King of Scotland", "King of Ireland", "Scotland & Ireland"

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 led by...

5/11/2007 8/26/2013

Samuel Pepys MP (1632 - 1703)

Samuel Pepys PRS, MP, JP , English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man Samuel Pepys was born ...

9/14/2011 8/26/2013

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. He succ...

9/25/2007 8/26/2013

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 Barbara ...

7/31/2008 8/26/2013

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 becoming Lo...

11/27/2008 8/26/2013

Sir William Waller MP (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 commission...

8/26/2013 8/26/2013

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 8/26/2013

Sir William Scroggs MP (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, when he is de...

9/2/2009 8/26/2013

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...

10/6/2008 8/26/2013

Peter Talbot MP (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, Ireland, in ...

8/21/2011 8/26/2013

Saint Oliver Plunkett MP (1625 - 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 of Engl...

12/22/2010 8/26/2013

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...

11/27/2008 8/26/2013

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

"Lord Ashley"

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 1661, and ...

7/23/2007 8/26/2013

Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey MP (1621 - 1678)

"Edmund Berry Godfrey"

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 Edmundb...

8/21/2012 8/26/2013

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

"Powyis/" 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 Marquess...

11/27/2008 8/26/2013

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 8/26/2013

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

"Henry Arundell", "Henry Arundel"

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 Consa...

8/1/2008 8/26/2013

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 Mary (1603–1685...

4/14/2010 8/26/2013

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. Ear...

7/20/2010 8/26/2013