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Byrom, Elizabeth [Beppy] (1722–1801), Jacobite sympathizer and diarist

Joyce F. Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 660 words.

Byrom, Elizabeth [Beppy] (1722–1801), Jacobite sympathizer and diarist, was born on 1 January 1722 and baptized at the college church, Manchester, on 8 January. She was the eldest child of...

Chidley, Samuel (b. 1616, d. in or after 1672), Leveller and pamphleteer

Ian J. Gentles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History. 766 words.

Chidley, Samuel (b. 1616, d. in or after 1672), Leveller and pamphleteer, was baptized on 13 September 1618 (two years after he was born) at St Chad's, Shrewsbury, the first of eight...

Humphrey [Humfrey or Humphrey of Lancaster], duke of Gloucester [called Good Duke Humphrey] (1390–1447), prince, soldier, and literary patron

G. L. Harriss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literature. 6099 words.

Humphrey [Humfrey or Humphrey of Lancaster], duke of Gloucester [called Good Duke Humphrey] (1390–1447), prince, soldier, and literary patron, was the youngest son of Henry, earl of Derby,...

Juxon, Thomas (1614–1672), parliamentarian activist and diarist

Keith Lindley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History. 1139 words.

Juxon, Thomas (1614–1672), parliamentarian activist and diarist, was born in London on 24 June 1614, the second son of John Juxon (1579–1626) of St Stephen Walbrook and later East Sheen,...

Overton, Richard (fl. 1640–1663), Leveller and pamphleteer

B. J. Gibbons.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History. 5611 words.

Overton, Richard (fl. 1640–1663), Leveller and pamphleteer, is of uncertain background and origins.

There are two conflicting accounts of Overton's early life, both largely...

Payne, Henry [alias Henry Nevill] (d. 1705?), writer and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History; Literature. 2644 words.

Payne, Henry [alias Henry Nevill] (d. 1705?), writer and Jacobite conspirator, was a member of the Payne family of Medbourne, Leicestershire, but although he was born before the civil war...

Philp [Philip], James, of Almerieclose (1654/5–1714x25), Jacobite poet

Murray G. H. Pittock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 543 words.

Philp [Philip], James, of Almerieclose (1654/5–1714x25), Jacobite poet, was born at Arbroath, Forfarshire, the son of James Philp of Almerieclose (d. 1695/6), 'a small property … composed...

Sheridan, Thomas (1646–1712), government official and Jacobite pamphleteer

John Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 925 words.

Sheridan, Thomas (1646–1712), government official and Jacobite pamphleteer, was born at St John's, near Trim, co. Meath, the fourth son of Denis Sheridan, Church of Ireland clergyman, and...

Stafford, Richard (bap. 1663, d. 1703), Jacobite pamphleteer

Robert D. Cornwall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 578 words.

Stafford, Richard (bap. 1663, d. 1703), Jacobite pamphleteer, was born at Marlwood Park, in the parish of Thornbury, Gloucestershire. Baptized there on 15 September 1663, he was the second...

Stewart, John [known as John Roy Stewart; Ian Ruadh Stiubhart] (c. 1700–1747), Jacobite soldier and poet

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); UK Politics; British History; Political History. 788 words.

Stewart, John [known as John Roy Stewart; Ian Ruadh Stiubhart] (c. 1700–1747), Jacobite soldier and poet, was born at Knock, Kincardine, Inverness-shire, the son of Donald Stewart and his...