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...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...
...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...
...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...
...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....
...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...
...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....
...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...
...Mulla Mahmud Junpuri ibn Shaykh Muhammad Junpuri was born in Junpur in Ramadan 1015/1603. His father died while he was young and he was raised by his maternal grandfather Shaykh Shah Muhammad, a distinguished scholar. He moved on to work...
...Holland, Philemon Philemon Holland was born in Chelmsford, Essex and died in Coventry. He came from a strongly Protestant family: his father, John, had fled England with Miles Coverdale during the reign of Mary Tudor. Holland attended...