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Pye, Sir Robert (c. 1622–1701), army officer

C. H. Firth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1246 words.

Pye, Sir Robert (c. 1622–1701), army officer, was the son of Sir Robert Pye (bap. 1585, d. 1662) of Faringdon Manor, Berkshire, and his wife, Mary Croker. His father was a remembrancer of...

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Pye, Sir Robert (bap. 1585, d. 1662), exchequer official and politician

G. E. Aylmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics. 1580 words.

Pye, Sir Robert (bap. 1585, d. 1662), exchequer official and politician, was baptized on 24 March 1585 at Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire, the fourth and youngest son of Roger Pye (d. 1591)...

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Old Pye Street

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 38 words.

(off Abbey Orchard Street)

Westminster. Laid out in the late 17th century and named from Sir Robert Pye, an

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Speke [née Pye], Mary (fl. 1641–1697), nonconformist patron and political activist

Melinda Zook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 849 words.

Speke [née Pye], Mary (fl. 1641–1697), nonconformist patron and political activist, was the eldest daughter of Sir Robert Pye (bap. 1585, d. 1662) of Faringdon, Berkshire, and his wife,...

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Speke, Hugh (1656–c. 1724), whig agitator

Melinda Zook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1788 words.

Speke, Hugh (1656–c. 1724), whig agitator, was the second son of George Speke (1623–1689), a civil-war royalist turned whig MP, of White Lackington, near Ilminster, Somerset, and his wife,...

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