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...Dempster, Thomas Thomas Dempster was born in Cleftbog, near Turriff, Aberdeenshire and died of a fever in Bologna on 6 September 1625. He was buried in Bologna in the church of San Domenico. Dempster was the son of Thomas and Jean Leslie....
...Haak, Theodore Theodore Haak was born on 25 July 1605 in Neuhausen, near Worms in Germany and died in London on 9 May 1690. He was buried in St Andrew’s Church, Holborn. His father, Theodor, was a theologian educated at Heidelberg...
...Cavendish, William, Duke of Newcastle Davenant, William William Davenant was born and educated in Oxford and died in London. In 1622 he entered the household of Frances Howard, wife of the second Earl of Lennox, and later established...
...L’Estrange, Roger Roger L’Estrange was born in Hunstanton, Norfolk on 17 December 1616 and died in London on 11 December 1704. He was educated at home and at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He was an accomplished musician, an ardent...
...Tryon, Thomas Thomas Tryon was born in Bibury, near Cirencester and died in Hackney, London. He was the son of a tiler, and received his little formal education at the village school. His father set him to work carding and spinning...
...Barclay, Robert Robert Barclay was born in Gordonstown on 23 November 1648 and died in Ury on 3 October 1690. In 1663, in response to his wife’s dying request, Barclay’s father, David, recalled him to Scotland from the Scots School, Paris....
...Burnet, Thomas (1656–1729) Burnet, Gilbert (1642–1713) Thomas Burnet was a member of the Faculty of Advocates. He travelled abroad in the early 1690s, returning from a tour of France and Italy via Berlin and Hanover, where he became part...
...Herbert, Thomas, 8th Earl of Pembroke Thomas Herbert died on 22 January 1733. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, which he entered in March 1673, but never received a degree. Surviving his father, Philip Herbert, fifth Earl...
...Gastrell, Francis Francis Gastrell was born in Slapton, Northamptonshire on 10 May 1662 and died in Oxford on 24 November 1725. He was educated at Westminster and Christ Church, Oxford (when Locke Locke, John was there), graduating BA...
...Innes, Thomas Thomas Innes was born in Drumgask, Aberdeenshire, and died in Paris. A Catholic priest and historian, he studied in Paris at the College of Navarre and the Scots College, taking orders as a priest in 1691. He continued his...