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...Geddes, James James Geddes was born in 1710, the son of James Geddes, laird of Kirkurd, in Tweeddale, and he died of consumption, probably at his estate of Rachan, at Broughton, Peeblesshire on 15 July 1745. He was initially educated...
...Cheke, John Erasmus of Rotterdam John Cheke was born in Cambridge on 16 June 1514 and died in London on 13 September 1557. His father was bedell of divinity at the University of Cambridge, charged with (among other tasks) the scheduling...
...Carr, Nicholas Nicholas Carr was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1524 and died in Cambridge on 3 November 1568. He went up to Cambridge (initially Christ’s College, though he later transferred to Pembroke) quite young and received his BA...
...Heywood, Jasper Jasper Heywood was born in London and died in Naples on 9 January 1598. He was the son of the writer Studley, John John Heywood. His mother was related to Sir More, Thomas Newton, Thomas Nuce, Thomas Thomas More ; his sister...
...Bond, John John Bond was born in Trull, near Taunton and died in Taunton on 3 August 1612. According to the seventeenth-century antiquarian Anthony Wood, Bond was educated at Wykeham’s School in Winchester and became a student at New...
...Casaubon, Isaac Méric Casaubon was born in Geneva on 14 August 1599 and died in Ickham, Kent on 14 July 1671. The son of Isaac Casaubon and Florence Estienne, he was educated initially at Sedan, and joined his father in England in 1611....
...Price, John John Price was born of Welsh parents in London and died in Rome. He was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Being Roman Catholic, he could not take a degree. He next journeyed to the continent...
...Burton, William William Burton was born in London and died there on 28 December 1657. He was educated at St Paul’s School, London under Alexander Gill, Langbaine, Gerard, the Elder the elder, the famous teacher of Milton, John Selden, John...
...Barnes, Joshua Joshua Barnes was born in London on 10 January 1654 and died in Hemingford Abbots, Cambridgeshire on 3 August 1712. The son of an ordinary tradesman and educated at Christ’s Hospital, London, he entered Emmanuel College...
...Markland, Jeremiah Jeremiah Markland was born in Childwall near Liverpool, where his father Ralph was Vicar, on 29 October 1693 and died in Dorking, Surrey on 7 July 1776. Educated at Christ’s Hospital, London, he entered Peterhouse...