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...Pierre Dupuy was born in Agen on 14 November 1582 and died in Paris on 14 December 1651. He was the son of the humanist Claude Dupuy and was a lawyer at the Paris Parliament and then state counsellor (1623). He was a politician...
...Sirmond, Jean Sirmond, Jacques Molière (né Jean-Baptiste Poquelin) Richelieu, Armand Jean Du Plessis, cardinal de Somaize, Antoine Baudeau, sieur de Jean Sirmond was the nephew of the famous Jacques Sirmond , and the brother of the Jesuit...
...Denton, William William Denton was born in Stow in April 1605 and died in London on 9 May 1691. He was educated at Magdelen Hall, Oxford, where he obtained his MD in 1634. He was appointed physician to Charles I in 1636 and attended him...
...Claude Joly was born in Paris in 1607 and died there in 1700. He became the canon of Notre-Dame de Paris in 1631. As an opponent of Mazarin , he conferred on the members of Parliament, as agents for the people’s rights, the right to limit...
...Butler, Samuel Hooke, Robert Boyle, Robert Samuel Butler was born in Strensham in February 1613 and died in London on 25 September 1680. He was probably educated at the King’s School, Worcester, which planted the seeds of his great contempt...
...Somaize, Antoine Baudeau, sieur de Amsterdam Courcelles, Étienne de Grotius Languedoc Leiden Rome Royal Society of London Saint-Ambroix Samuel Sorbière was born in Saint-Ambroix in Languedoc in 1615. He was the nephew of a well-known...
...Neville, Henry Henry Neville was the second son of Henry Neville of Billingbear, Berkshire. His marriage to Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Richard Staverton of Heathley Hall, was arranged before he went up to Oxford. He was educated...
...Brady, Robert Robert Brady was born in Denver, Norfolk and died in Cambridge on 19 August 1700. He was educated at Caius College, Cambridge, where he gained a BM in 1653 and received a DM in 1660 on Charles II’s recommendation. By royal...
...Savile, George, Marquis of Halifax George Savile was born in Thornhill, Yorkshire on 11 November 1633 and died in London on 5 April 1695. He was educated at home in a prominent, wealthy, well-connected Royalist family, at Shrewsbury School...
...Bohun, Edmund Edmund Bohun was born at Westhall Hall, Suffolk on 12 March 1645 and died in Carolina on 5 October 1699. He was educated at Queen’s College, Cambridge, which he entered as a Fellow commoner in 1663 but, because of the plague...