Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
Father John Gerard was a spy. In November 1588 he was among a team of four Jesuit priests sent from Rome and secretly landed on the shores of England with the mission of making contact with and minist...
Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
Father John Gerard was a spy. In November 1588 he was among a team of four Jesuit priests sent from Rome and secretly landed on the shores of England with the mission of making contact with and minist...
Henry Calthorpe
Sir Henry Calthorpe (1586–1637), was an English lawyer who acted as solicitor-general to Queen Henrietta Maria, and also as the defence barrister in two high-profile cases: the Darnell's Case (or the ...
Henry Woodhouse (governor)
Henry Woodhouse (1573-1637) was Governor of Bermuda between 1623 and 1627.
Henry Woodhouse was born in 1573 in Winterton, Norfolk, England. He was the son of Sir Henry Woodhouse and Anne, daughte...
Gervase Markham
Gervase (or Jervis) Markham (ca. 1568 – 3 February 1637) was an English poet and writer, best known for his work The English Huswife, Containing the Inward and Outward Virtues Which Ought to Be in a C...
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Nathaniel Catelyn
Sir Nathaniel Catelyn (c.1580–1637) was a leading politician and judge in seventeenth-century Ireland. He was Speaker of the Irish House of Commons in the Irish Parliament of 1634–5, Recorder of Dubli...
Philippe Habert
Philippe Habert (1604 – 26 July 1637) was a French poet.Habert was born in Paris and was the brother to Germain Habert and cousin of Henri Louis Habert de Montmor, as well as a friend of Valentin Conr...
Thijmen Jacobsz Hinlopen
Thijmen Jacobsz Hinlopen (also Tymen; Thymen; Hinloopen, 1572 – 1637), was one of the leaders of the Dutch merchant and whaling company of Noordsche Compagnie since 1617 and participant in the N...
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Alice Spencer
Alice Spencer, Countess of Derby (4 May 1559 – 23 January 1637) was an English noblewoman and noted patron of the arts. Poet Edmund Spenser represented her as "Amaryllis" in his eclogue Colin Clouts C...
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Pieter Huyssens
Pieter Huyssens (22 February 1577 – 6 June 1637) was a Flemish Jesuit brother and Baroque architect.
Huyssens was born in Bruges, the son of Jacob and Cathelijne Boudens. His father and gran...
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Edward Denny, 1st Earl of Norwich
Edward Denny, 1st Earl of Norwich (1569–1637), known as The Lord Denny between 1604 and 1627, was an English courtier, Member of Parliament and peer.
The son of Sir Anthony Denny's eldest son, He...
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Agnes von Mansfeld-Eisleben
Agnes von Mansfeld-Eisleben (1551–1637) was Countess of Mansfeld and the daughter of Johann (Hans) Georg I, of Mansfeld Eisleben. She converted Gebhard, Seneschal of Waldburg, the Prince-Elector of El...
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Van de Passe family
Crispijn van de Passe the Elder, or de Passe (c.1564, Arnemuiden - buried 6 March 1637, Utrecht) was a Dutch publisher and engraver and founder of a dynasty of engravers comparable to the Wierix fami...
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Robert Fludd
Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (17 January 1574 – 8 September 1637), was a prominent English Paracelsian physician. He is remembered as an astrologer, mathematician, cosmologi...
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Honda Masazumi
Honda Masazumi (本多 正純) (1566 – April 5, 1637) was a Japanese samurai of the Azuchi–Momoyama period through early Edo period, who served the Tokugawa clan. He later became a daimyo, and one of the ...
Foppe van Aitzema
Foppe van Aitzema (ca. 1580 Dokkum—October 1637, Vienna), a son of Schelte van Aitzema, a man of noble birth, was council to the Duke of Brunswick when he became resident to the state of the United Ne...
Dominicus Arumaeus
Dominicus Arumaeus (1579, Leeuwarden – February 24, 1637, Jena) was a Dutch jurist.Born Douwe van Arum in Friesland, he studied law in Franeker (as early as 1593), Oxford, Rostock and finally Jena, wh...
Sassacus
Sassacus (Massachuset: Sassakusu (fierce), c. 1560 – June 1637, born near present-day Groton, Connecticut) was a Pequot sachem.He became grand sachem after sachem Tatobem was killed in 1632. U...
Honami Kōetsu
Hon'ami Kōetsu (Japanese: 本阿弥 光悦; 1558 – 27 February 1637) was a Japanese craftsman, potter, lacquerer, and calligrapher, whose work is generally considered to have inspired the founding of t...
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John Holles, 1st Earl of Clare
John Holles, 1st Earl of Clare (May 1564 – 4 October 1637) was an English nobleman.He was the son of Denzel Holles of Irby upon Humber and Eleanor Sheffield (daughter of Edmund Sheffield, 1st Baron Sh...
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Robert Caesar
Robert Caesar (9 October 1602 – 27 October 1637) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1625 and 1626.Caesar was the son of Sir Julius Caesar, privy councillor of Jame...
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Stanisław Radziejowski (1575-1637)
Stanisław Radziejowski (1575–1637) was a Polish nobleman, Voivode of Rawa, Voivode of Łęczyca, starost of Sochaczew, castellan of Rawa Mazowiecka.Married firstly Katarzyna Sobieska, father of Hieronim...
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Liu Tong
Liu Tong (Chinese: 刘侗; Wade–Giles: Liu T'ung, c. 1593–1637) was a Chinese prose master and official from Macheng in Huanggang. He was a figure in the Ming Dynasty's Jingling school (竟陵派) of Ch...
Thomas St Aubyn
Thomas St Aubyn (ca. 1578–1637) was an English politician.He was the son of Thomas St Aubyn of Clowance in Cornwall and studied at Queen's College, Oxford and the Middle Temple.He was elected the MP f...
Daniel Cramer
Daniel Cramer (Daniel Candidus) (20 January 1568 – 5 October 1637) was a German Lutheran theologian and writer from Reetz (Recz), Brandenburg. He was an opponent of the Ramists and the Jesuits.
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Carlos Coloma
Don Carlos Coloma de Saa, 1st Marquess of Espinar (Alicante, 9 February 1566 – 23 November 1637, Madrid) was a Spanish military commander, diplomat and author. He is also known as a translator of Taci...
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Claude de Razilly
Claude de Razilly, also Claude de Launay-Razilly (1593-1654). was a French Navy officer. He was the brother of François de Razilly and Isaac de Razilly. Claude de Razilly fought in the Siege of Saint-...
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Daniel Sennert
Daniel Sennert (November 25, 1572 – July 21, 1637) was a renowned German physician and a prolific academic writer, especially in the field of alchemy or chemistry. He held the position of professor of...
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Marcello Mastrilli
Marcello Francesco Mastrilli (1603 – October 17, 1637) was an Italian Jesuit missionary who was martyred in Japan on Mount Unzen during the Tokugawa Shogunate, which had banned Christianity in 1614. A...