Martin Peerson
Music for keyboard by the English composer Martin Peerson. Played by Matthew Eroglu on harpsichord.
Thomas Ford (composer)
Since first I saw you face was written by English composer Thomas Ford (1575-1648). This song came from a performance of the Nashville Early Music Ensemble a...
Thomas Tomkins
Thomas Tomkins (1572 - 1656) This is one of the saddest and most wonderful pieces of music I know from this period. It is a masterpiece of English church mus...
Thomas Weelkes
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) O Care, thou wilt despatch me (Madrigal) ----- THE CONSORT OF MUSICKE Anthony Rooley (rec. 1999)
Cavalier
Cavalier (/ˌkævəˈlɪər/) was the name used by Parliamentarians for a supporter of King Charles I and his son Charles II during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 167...
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Roundhead
"Roundhead" was the name given to the supporters of the Parliament during the English Civil War. Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against King Charles I and his supporters, the Cavaliers (R...
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Stephen White (Jesuit)
Stephen White, SJ (1574–1646) was a Jesuit author and antiquarian who wrote about the early Irish saints.He was born in Clonmel, Ireland, to a family devoted to religion and education. In 1592, ...
Sir Edward Wyndham, 2nd Baronet
Sir Edward Wyndham, 2nd Baronet (c. 1667 – 29 June 1695), of Orchard Wyndham, Somerset, was thrice Member of Parliament for Ilchester, Somerset, from 1685 to 1687, from 1689 to 1690, and from 169...
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Scrope Howe, 1st Viscount Howe
Scrope Howe, 1st Viscount Howe (November 1648–26 January 1713) was an English politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nottinghamshire from 1673 to 1685 and January 1689 to 1691, and from ...
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William Twisse
William Twisse (born near Newbury, England, 1578–1646) was a prominent English clergyman and theologian. He became Prolocutor of the Westminster Assembly, putting him at the head of the churchmen of t...
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Nicholas Bownde
Nicholas Bownde, Bownd or Bound (died 1613) was an English clergyman, known for his Christian Sabbatarian writings.
He was son of Robert Bownde (Bound), M.D., physician to the Duke of Norfolk. He ...
John Browne (MP for Gloucester)
John Browne (died 1639) was an English brewer and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1614 and 1629.Browne was the eldest son of John Browne, an alderman and Mercer of Gloucester. He h...
John Brograve
Sir John Brograve (1538–1613) was an English lawyer and politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Preston on several occasions, and once for Boroughbridge.
He was the son of Richard Brograve...
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Sir Thomas Hussey, 2nd Baronet
Sir Thomas Hussey, 2nd Baronet (1639 - 19 December 1706), of Honington, Lincolnshire, was an English Member of Parliament.He was the eldest surviving son of Thomas Hussey of Honington and educated pri...
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Giles Green
Giles Green was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1621 and 1648.Green was the son of John Greene a merchant of Dorchester and a friend of Rev John White...
Gervase Babington
Gervase Babington (1549/1550–1610) was an English churchman, serving as the Bishop of Llandaff (1591–1594), Bishop of Exeter (1594–1597) and Bishop of Worcester from 1597-1610.
He was from Notting...
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Sir William Pynsent, 1st Baronet
Sir William Pynsent or Pinsent, 1st Baronet (1642-1719), of Urchfont, Wiltshire, was an English politician.He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Devizes in 1689.
Thomas Holte
Sir Thomas Holte, 1st Baronet (c. 1571 – 14 December 1654) was the original owner of Aston Hall (a Jacobean country house in Birmingham), the man after whom the Holte End stand of Villa Park is ...
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John Baldwin (MP)
John Baldwin (died 1691) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1659 and 1660.Baldwin was the eldest son of Thomas Baldwin of Cholesbury, Buckinghamshire. He was a student of Mi...
Henry Condell
Henry Condell (died December 1627) was an actor in the King's Men, the playing company for which William Shakespeare wrote. With John Heminges, he was instrumental in preparing the First Folio, the co...
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Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset
Robert Sackville, 2nd Earl of Dorset (1561–1609) was an English aristocrat and politician, with humanist and commercial interests.
He was the eldest son of Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dors...
John Penington
Sir John Penington (1584?–1646) was an English admiral who served under Charles I of England.
John Penington was the second cousin of Sir Isaac Penington or Pennington, and the son of Robert Penin...
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Christopher Topham
Christopher Topham, member of Parliament for York, was the son of York merchant and Sheriff for the city of York Christopher Topham and his wife Ann, a daughter of Percival Levett, merchant of York an...
Thomas Berkeley
Sir Thomas Berkeley (11 July 1575 – 22 November 1611) was the son and heir apparent of Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley, and a Member of Parliament for Gloucestershire from 1604 until 1611.
Thom...