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Aa, Anthony Willemsz., 1582-1638 - 1 - Gender: male
Aalborg, Hans, 1542-1619 - 2 - Alternative names: Aalburgensem, Johannes
Titles or roles: correspondent of Tycho Brahe
Gender: male
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733 20 - - Alternative names: Aa, Petrus van der; Aa, Pierre vander; Aa, Pieter vander; van der Aa, Pieter
Titles or roles: Dutch bookseller and publisher
Gender: male
Aaron Samuel ben Moses Shalom aus Kremnitz, fl. 1651 - - 1 Titles or roles: Author
Gender: male
Abbadie, Jacques, 1654-1727 2 1 - Alternative names: James Abbadie
Titles or roles: French Protestant divine and writer; Dean of Killaloe, Ireland
Gender: male
Abba Gregorius, 1600 or before-1658 - - 1 Alternative names: Gorgoryos
Titles or roles: Ethiopian priest; co-author of African-language encyclopedias; friend of Job Ludolf
Gender: male
Abbatia, Guillaume d', d.1633 or before - 4 - Titles or roles: born Toulouse, end of 16th century; died after 1633; Capitoul de Toulouse
Gender: male
Abbey of St. Guislain, Prior of, fl. 1572 - 1 - Alternative names: Prieur de l'Abbaye de Sainct Gelain
Gender: male
Abbey of Tongerlo, Attendant to the, fl. 1573 - 1 - Alternative names: Prepose de l'Abbaye de Tongerloo
Gender: male
Abbot, George, 1562-1633 7 16 10 Titles or roles: archbishop of Canterbury, 1611-33; bishop of London 1610-11; chancellor of Trinity College, Dublin, from 1612
Gender: male
Abbot, Robert, 1559-1618 3 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Salisbury; brother of George Abbot (1562–1633), archbishop of Canterbury
Gender: male
Abbott, fl. 1802 - - 1 Gender: male
Abdon, Jan, d.1652 2 1 3 Titles or roles: Moravian; in exile in Leszno from 1620
Gender: male
Abdy, Robert, fl. 1650-1651 3 - - Gender: male
Abeels, Jonas, 1619-1661 1 1 - Alternative names: Abeel, Jean; Abelius, Johann; Abeele, Jonas; Abbells, Jonas
Gender: male
Abegra, Francesco, fl. 1676 1 - - Gender: male
Abelard, Peter, 1079-1142 - - 3 Alternative names: Petrus Abaelardus
Titles or roles: French scholastic philosopher and theologian
Gender: male
Abel, Jakob, 1596-1659 2 - - Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Abell, Jo., fl. 1707 1 - - Gender: male
Abendana, Isaac (Dr), fl. 1673-1699 2 - - Alternative names: Abendan
Gender: male
Aber, Charles, fl. 1689 1 - - Alternative names: Ch Aber S. J.
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Abercromby, Alexander, fl. 1711 2 - - Gender: male
Abercromby, David (Dr), d.1701 4 - - Titles or roles: Scottish physician; Jesuit; philosopher
Gender: male
Abercromby, Jecamiah (Captain), fl. 1643-1644 1 - - Alternative names: Abercromy, Jecamaiah
Gender: male
Abimminaaux, Solomon de (Don), fl. 1591-1592 - 1 - Alternative names: Don Solomon de Abimminaaux
Gender: male
Abresch, Friedrich Ludwig, 1699-1782 46 - - Alternative names: Abresch, J.
Gender: male
a Castro, Petrus, fl. 1662 - 1 1 Titles or roles: Physician to the Duke of Mantua
Gender: male
a Castro, Sebastian, fl. 1665 - 1 - Gender: male
A., C., fl. 1714 1 - - Alternative names: C. A.
Titles or roles: Unidentified correspondent of Robert Fleming (1660-1716)
Gender: male
Achard, B., fl. 1663 2 - - Gender: male
Ach, Gerard, fl. 1547 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer to the Emperor's Privy Council
Gender: male
Achilini, Claudio, 1574-1640 - - 1 Alternative names: Claudius Achilinus
Titles or roles: Italian philosopher, theologian, mathematician, poet, and jurist
Gender: male
Achman, Charles, fl. 1699 - 2 - Titles or roles: Valet de chambre to Adam Ludwig, Comte de Lewenhaupt
Gender: male
Ackland, H. (Sir), fl. 1728 1 1 - Gender: male
Aconcio, Jacopo, 1520 or before-1567 1 1 1 Alternative names: Acontius, Jacobus; Aconcius; Contio, Giacomo; Concio
Titles or roles: Military engineer; reformed theologian
Gender: male
Acosta, José de, 1540-1600 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit missionary and naturalist in Latin America
Gender: male
Acoste, fl. 1660-1663 - 2 - Alternative names: d'Acoste
Titles or roles: Steward of French goods
Gender: male
Acton, Edward (Reverend), fl. 1730-1732 4 - - Titles or roles: rector of Bentworth, Hampshire
Gender: male
Acton, James, fl. 1718 1 - - Gender: male
Acuntio, Giovanni Chrysostomo - - 1 Gender: male
Adair, Robert, 1710-1790 1 - - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Adamantius, fl. 1684 1 1 - Gender: male
Adamantius (mentioned 1624) - - 1 Gender: male
Adam, fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: Instrument maker
Gender: male
Adami, Constantinus, fl. 1633-1640 5 - 14 Alternative names: Adams, Constantine; Adami, Constantinus; Adami, Konstantin
Gender: male
Adami, Reinhold, fl. 1623-1654 - - 2 Gender: male
Adami, Tobias, 1581-1643 2 - 5 Alternative names: Adami, Thobias; Adam, Tobias; Adamus, Thobias; Adamus, Tobias; Adamius, Tobias; Adami, Tobias Emmanuel; Der Gehärte (pseudonym); Gehärte, der
Titles or roles: Lawyer; philosopher
Gender: male
Adams - 1 1 Titles or roles: D.D.
Gender: male
Adams, B. (Reverend), fl. 1683 1 - - Gender: male
Adams (Dr), fl. 1788 1 - - Gender: male
Adams, Fitzherbert, 1651-1719 6 4 1 Titles or roles: Vice-Chancellor Oxford University (1695-97); Rector, Lincoln College, Oxford (1685-94)
Gender: male
Adams, fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Adams, John, d.1738 2 - - Titles or roles: cartographer; barrister, Inner Temple, London
Gender: male
Adams, John, fl. 1586 1 - - Gender: male
Adamson, John, 1787-1855 59 - - Gender: male
Adamson, William (Reverend), d.1684 3 1 - Titles or roles: vicar of Laxfield, Suffolk, 1659-85
Gender: male
Adams, P., fl. 1700 1 - - Gender: male
Adams, Robert, fl. 1687-1703 2 - - Gender: male
Adams, Robert (Sir), fl. 1690 - 1 - Gender: male
Adams, Walter, 1622-1670 5 1 - Titles or roles: fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1645; son of John Adams, retail merchant at Newport, Shropshire
Gender: male
Adams, William, 1673-1714 4 - - Titles or roles: student of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Adams, William, fl. 1667 1 - - Titles or roles: of Ironmongers' Hall, London
Gender: male
Adamus, Joannes, fl. until 1693 1 - - Alternative names: Adamus, Joannes, Transylvanus
Gender: male
Adamus, N, fl. 1647 - - 1 Titles or roles: A doctor of medicine expelled from Helmstadt on account of his religious views.
Gender: male
Addenbrooke, J., 1690-1776 1 - - Gender: male
Adderley, William, fl. 1644-1647 2 - - Gender: male
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719 2 1 - Titles or roles: writer; politician
Gender: male
Addison, Joseph, fl. 1731 - 1 - Gender: male
Addison, Launcelot (Dr), 1632-1703 10 - - Titles or roles: dean of Lichfield
Gender: male
Adelgreif, Johann Albrecht, d.1636 - - 1 Titles or roles: German fanatic
Gender: male
Adger, Cornelius, 1520-1582 1 - - Alternative names: Adgerius, Cornelius; Aggerius, Cornelius; Adgerius; Aggerus; Cornelius Antverpianus; Adgiers, Cornelis
Titles or roles: Frisian mathematician, surveyor and cartographer worked in Cologne
Gender: male
Adius, van, fl. 1706 1 - - Gender: male
Adolf Friedrich I, Duke of Mecklenburg, 1588-1658 - - 1 Alternative names: Adolf Friedrich I. Mecklenburg, Herzog
Gender: male
Adorno, Emanuel Josephus, fl. 1584 1 - - Titles or roles: Writing to Ortelius in 1584 from Madrid
Gender: male
Adriansens, Cornelius, fl. 1592-1600 - 1 - Titles or roles: Jesuit, professor of mathematics in Ingolstadt
Gender: male
Aedes, Jelle, d.1678 - 10 - Titles or roles: Ship owner; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Aegyptius, Matthaeus, fl. 1739 4 - - Gender: male
Aemilius, Antonius, 1589-1660 21 9 1 Titles or roles: Professor of history and politics, Utrecht, 1636-60; former student of G. J. Vossius (see Bodleian Library: MS Rawl. letters 84d fol. 4, dated 31 May 1614)
Gender: male
Aerentzenius, P., fl. 1734 1 - - Gender: male
Aerssen, Cornelis van, 1600-1662 23 7 - Alternative names: Aerssen, Cornelis; van Aerssen van Sommelsdijk, Cornelis; Aerssen van Sommelsdijck, Cornelis van
Titles or roles: Dutch statesman; Lord of Sommelsdijk
Gender: male
Aerssen, Cornelis van, 1637-1688 5 - - Alternative names: Cornelis van Aerssen van Sommelsdijck; Sommelsdijk
Titles or roles: first governor of Suriname; Lord of Sommelsdijk, Plaat, Bommel, and Spijk; Marquis of Saint André Montbrun and Ferrassières
Gender: male
Aerssen, Cornelis van, 1545-1627 - 1 - Alternative names: Aerssens; Aerssens, Cornelis
Titles or roles: Dutch jurist; secretary to the States General, 1584-1623
Gender: male
Aerssen, François van, 1572-1641 10 4 2 Alternative names: Aarsens van Sommelsdyck, Franciscus; Aarssens van Sommelsdyk, François van; D'Aersen; D'Aerssen; Francis van Aarssens; Aerssens
Titles or roles: Dutch statesman and diplomat; Baron François van Aerssen; heer van Sommelsdijk; curator of Leiden University, 1624–1635
Gender: male
Aerssen, Jeanne, fl. 1677-1682 - 2 - Gender: female
Aerssen, Johan, 1579-1654 2 2 - Titles or roles: Mayor of Breda
Gender: male
Aes, Quirinus, fl. 1635 2 - - Alternative names: Ab Aes, Quirinus
Gender: male
Affelman, A., fl. 1626 1 - - Alternative names: Affeln
Gender: male
Affringues, Georges d', fl. 1645 1 - - Titles or roles: Minim friar
Gender: male
Agar, Ben, fl. 1680 1 - - Gender: male
Agard, K., fl. 1703 1 - - Gender: male
Agas, Anthony, b.1645 - - 1 Alternative names: son of Edward Agas (c. 1620-1681), rector of Little Whelnetham, Suffolk
Titles or roles: ordained deacon (Ely) 24 Setpember 1670; M.A. Queens' College, Cambridge (1671); rector of Rushbrooke, Suffolk (1681); rector of Little Whelnetham, Suffolk
Gender: male
Agate, John, 1677-1720 11 - - Alternative names: Agat
Titles or roles: D.D., 1720; of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; Rector of Stawley, Somerset, 1701-20
Gender: male
Agathon, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Agges (Miss), fl. 1676 - 1 - Titles or roles: daughter of Sipke Agges; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: female
Agges, Sipke, fl. 1675 - 3 - Alternative names: Agges, Sicke
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Aglietti, Francesco, 1757-1836 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian physician; student at Padua
Gender: male
Aglionby, William, fl. 1702 2 1 3 Titles or roles: Under-secretary to Daniel Finch
Gender: male
Agretti, Giovanni Battista, 1775-1830 - - 1 Titles or roles: Francophile Republican; from Perugia; author of Jacobin tracts
Gender: male
Agricola, Aegidius, 1578-1646 - - 1 Alternative names: Agricola, Egidius; Agricola, Aegydius; Agrikola, Aegidius
Titles or roles: Jurist; Professor in Altdorf and Nürnberg
Gender: male
Agricola, Filippo, 1795-1857 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian painter; born in Rome; friend of Antonio Canova
Gender: male
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555 - - 3 Alternative names: Georg Pawer; Bauer
Titles or roles: German scholar and scientist
Gender: male
Agricola, Hieronymus, 1623-1677 - - 1 Alternative names: Bauer, Hieronymus
Titles or roles: from Nürnberg; lawyer, Regensburg
Gender: male
Agricola, Johann Christian, 1590-1668 3 1 3 Alternative names: Agricola, Johann; Agricola, Johannes
Titles or roles: Chemist; physician, in Tönning; physician to Johann Samuel Heistermann von Ziehlberg (1621–1670)
Gender: male
Agricoletti, Francesco, d.1673 5 - - Titles or roles: Secretary to marquis del Vasto Diego d'Avalos
Gender: male
Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 1486-1535 - - 3 Titles or roles: German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist
Gender: male
Aguilar (Señor), fl. 1573 - 1 - Gender: male
Aguilonius, Franciscus, 1566-1617 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit; native of Brussels; mathematician and scientist
Gender: male
Aguilon (Monsieur), fl. 1574 3 1 - Alternative names: D'Aguilon
Gender: male
Agurto y Salcedo, Francesco Antonio de, 1640-1702 2 - - Alternative names: Francisco Antonio de Agurto y Salcedo; Agurto, Francesco Antonio de
Titles or roles: marquess of Gastañaga; Spanish viceroy and governor of the Spanish Netherlands
Gender: male
Agutz, Pierre d', fl. 1628-1634 1 - - Alternative names: d'Agutz, Pierre; Aguts
Titles or roles: Minim friar in the province of Toulouse
Gender: male
A., H. 1 - - Alternative names: H. A.
Titles or roles: Unidentified individual in Rome (n.d.)
Gender: male
Ahausen, Johann Nikodemus von, fl. 1634 - 1 - Alternative names: Johann Nikodemus von Ahausen
Gender: male
Ahmed I (Sultan), 1590-1617 1 - - Alternative names: Achmet I (Sultan); Ahmed Bakhti; Sultan Ahmed I
Titles or roles: Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Gender: male
Aichbichl, Karl Gottfied von 1 - - Alternative names: Aichpichl, Aichpüchler, Aichbüchel, Aichbühl, Aichbüchl
Titles or roles: Hofkammer Rat
Gender: male
Aigenler, Adam, 1633-1673 4 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, professor of Hebrew in Ingolstadt, cosmographer, cartographer, died in India
Gender: male
Aigueberre, fl. 1625-1645 9 3 - Alternative names: D' Aiguebere; Monsieur d'Aiguebere; sieur d'Aiguebere; Aiguebere; d'Aigueberre
Titles or roles: French military officer; captain
Gender: male
Ailmer, Theophilus, fl. 1624 1 - - Gender: male
Aineux, fl. 1606 - 1 - Alternative names: M. Aineux
Titles or roles: recipient of letter, addressed to Paris, from Peiresc in 1606
Gender: male
Ainslie, G.R. (Lieutenant Colonel), fl. 1807 1 - - Gender: male
Ainsworth, fl. 1661 - - 1 Gender: male
Ainsworth, Robert, 1660-1743 1 - - Titles or roles: lexicographer; schoolmaster
Gender: male
Airay, Henry, 1558-1616 1 - - Titles or roles: College head; provost of The Queen's College, Oxford
Gender: male
Airay, John, fl. 1671-1678 1 - - Titles or roles: Philosopher; graduated from The Queen's College, Oxford, 1671; son of Christopher Airay (1600x03–1670)
Gender: male
Aiseley, Thomas, fl. 1609-1611 2 - - Gender: male
Aishweek, William, fl. 1680 1 - - Gender: male
Aitai, Andreas, fl. 1715 1 - - Gender: male
Aitzema, Foppe van, 1580-1637 1 4 - Alternative names: Aitzema, Foppe; Aitsema, Foppius; Aitzema tot Alsem; Foppe van Aitzema
Titles or roles: Diplomat; council to the Duke of Brunswick; resident at the Hanseatic cities
Gender: male
Aitzema, Julius Schelte van, fl. 1696-1702 15 1 - Alternative names: Julius Schelte van Aitzema
Gender: male
Aitzema, Julius van, fl. 1632-1642 4 - - Alternative names: Julius van Aissema
Gender: male
Aitzema, Lieuwe van, 1600-1669 2 3 - Alternative names: Leo van Aitzema; Aitzema, Lieuwe
Titles or roles: Statesman; historian
Gender: male
Akerhielm, Samuel, 1684-1768 2 - - Alternative names: Åkerhielm
Gender: male
Akerlaeken, Maria Magdalena van 1 - - Alternative names: Maria Magdalena van Akerlaeken
Gender: female
Alardus, Wilhelmus, 1672-1645 2 - - Alternative names: Alardus, Wilhelmus
Titles or roles: German preacher; theologian
Gender: male
Alary, Pierre-Joseph (L’abbé), 1690-1770 - 1 - Titles or roles: French ecclesiastic and writer
Gender: male
Albaneen, (Monsieur), fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Albano, fl. 1660 - 1 - Titles or roles: Monsignore
Gender: male
Albergati, Fabio 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Alberghetti, Sigismondo, d.1702 1 1 - Alternative names: Alberghetti, Sigism.
Titles or roles: Venetian artillery caster
Gender: male
Albergia, Lopez Soarez d', fl. 1581-1588 - 2 - Alternative names: Lupo Zoarez d'Alberga; Lupus Soarez d'Albergia; Lopez Soarez d'Albergia; Lupus Soarès; Lopez Soarez d'Albergaria
Titles or roles: Bookseller, Lisbon
Gender: male
Albert, Bernhard, d.1636 - - 2 Alternative names: Albertus, Bernhardus
Titles or roles: Theologian; pastor, Augsburg
Gender: male
Albert de Luynes, Charles Honoré d', 1646-1712 1 2 - Alternative names: Chevreuse; Charles Honoré Albert de Luynes
Titles or roles: Duc de Chevreuse; Duc de Chaulnes; French nobleman and Duke of Luynes; son-in-law of Colbert; husband of Jeanne Marie Colbert; grandson of Marie de Rohan
Gender: male
Albert (Herr), fl. 1606 - 1 - Titles or roles: in Prague
Gender: male
Alberti, Bartolomeo, fl. 1634-1647 3 - - Gender: male
Alberti, John, 1698-1762 41 1 - Gender: male
Albertini, Ippolito Francesco, 1662-1738 1 - - Titles or roles: Bolognese physician
Gender: male
Alberto, Francesco, fl. 1638-1650 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, missionary to Goa
Gender: male
Albertolli, Giocondo, 1743-1839 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian Swiss-born professor of architectural ornaments at the Brera Academy, Milan
Gender: male
Albertus, Bernhardus, d.1648 1 - 3 Alternative names: Albert, Bernhard
Gender: male
Albertus, J., fl. 1633-1649 - 2 - Titles or roles: of the University of Paris
Gender: male
Albertus Magnus, d.1280 - - 1 Gender: male
Albert VII, Archduke of Austria, 1559-1621 4 3 1 Titles or roles: Ruler of the Spanish Netherlands, 1598-1621; husband of Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia
Gender: male
Albin, Samuel, fl. 1702-1709 2 - - Gender: male
Albizzi, Antonio, 1547-1626 - - 1 Alternative names: Albitius, Antonius; Albizius, Antonius; Albizio, Anthonio; Albicius, Antonius; Albizio, Antonio
Titles or roles: Writer
Gender: male
Albizzi, Francesco, 1593-1684 - 1 - Alternative names: Albici
Titles or roles: Diplomat, nuntius
Gender: male
Albizzi, Orazio degli, 1610-1676 1 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Volterra
Gender: male
Albornoz, Juan de, fl. 1572 - 2 - Alternative names: Albernoz
Titles or roles: Secretary to the Duke of Alba
Gender: male
Albrecht, Georg, 1601-1647 9 - 1 Alternative names: Albrecht, George; Albert, Georg; Albertus, Georgius; Albrecht, Georgius
Titles or roles: Protestant theologian; pastor
Gender: male
Alchorne, William, fl. 1682 2 - - Titles or roles: rector of High Ongar, Essex
Gender: male
Alciatus, Andreas, 1492-1550 4 - 3 Alternative names: Andrea Alciato; Alciati
Gender: male
Alciatus, Francesco (Cardinal), 1522-1580 1 - - Alternative names: Cardinal Alciatus; Alciatus, F.
Titles or roles: Italian cardinal; professor of law
Gender: male
Aldenboekom, Geertruyt van, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: female
Aldenburg, Anton von, 1633-1681 1 - - Titles or roles: Graf von Aldenburg
Gender: male
Alderson, Christopher Rev., 1738-1814 - 1 4 Titles or roles: Curate of Aston to Rev. William Mason; Executor to Rev. William Mason
Gender: male
Aldous, John, fl. 1682-1685 2 - - Gender: male
Aldrich, Charles, fl. 1713 1 - - Titles or roles: student of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Aldrich, Edward (Colonel), fl. 1643-1645 2 1 - Gender: male
Aldrich, Elizabeth - 1 - Titles or roles: of Mangreen Hall, Norfolk
Gender: female
Aldrich, Henry (Dr), 1647-1710 4 3 2 Titles or roles: dean of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605 - - 2 Alternative names: Aladrovandi, Ulysses; Aldobrandi, Ulisse; Aldourandus, Ulysses; Aldovrandi, Ulysses; Aldovrandus, Ulyssis; Aldroandi, Ulisses
Titles or roles: Italian naturalist; Physician; Jurist
Gender: male
Aldworth, Charles (Dr), 1659-1720 - - 1 Titles or roles: Vice-president of Oxford University, 1687-8; Camden Professor of History, 1691-1720
Gender: male
Aleander, Hieronymous, 1480-1542 1 2 5 Alternative names: Aleander, Jerome
Titles or roles: Italian cardinal
Gender: male
Aleander, Jerome, 1574-1629 1 11 2 Alternative names: Aleandro, Girolamo
Titles or roles: Poet; archaeologist; great-nephew of Girolamo Aleandro (1480-1542)
Gender: male
Aleaume, Jacques, 1562-1627 1 - - Titles or roles: French mathematician and engineer
Gender: male
Alefeld, Wolfgang von, fl. 1640 - - 1 Alternative names: Alefeld, Wolfgangus ab
Titles or roles: Knight
Gender: male
Alefounder, Robert, d.1701 6 - - Alternative names: Alfounder; Alsounder
Titles or roles: rector of Thurcaston, 1667-1700; fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Alegre, Baron d', fl. 1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: attached to the household of the Grand Duke of Tuscany
Gender: male
Alencé, Joachim d', d.1707 6 2 1 Alternative names: Alence, Joachim; Joachim d'Alencé; d'Alance; Dalence; Dalance; D'Alencé, Joachim
Titles or roles: French astronomer and physician
Gender: male
Alenio, Giulio, 1582-1649 1 - - Alternative names: Giulio Aleni
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit missionary and scholar
Gender: male
Alexander, A.H., fl. 1824 2 - - Gender: male
Alexander, Andreas, fl. 1669-1671 2 - - Titles or roles: Agent in Cologne and Amsterdam
Gender: male
Alexander, Benjamin, fl. 1681 3 - - Gender: male
Alexander, Charles, fl. 1660-1661 - 2 - Alternative names: Alexander Charles
Titles or roles: cousin of Henry Alexander/Zinzan
Gender: male
Alexander, John, 1638-1716 3 - - Titles or roles: Jewish convert to Christianity
Gender: male
Alexander VII, 1599-1667 29 13 10 Alternative names: Pope Alexander VII; Fabio Chigi
Titles or roles: Pope (7 April 1655 – 22 May 1667)
Gender: male
Alexander, William, 1681-1742 2 1 - Titles or roles: vicar of Hartpury, Gloucestershire
Gender: male
Alfeus, Ezechiel, fl. 1663 1 - 1 Gender: male
Alfonso I d'Este, 1476-1534 - - 1 Alternative names: Alfons I., Ferrara, Herzog; Alphonsus I., Estensis
Titles or roles: Duke of Ferrara
Gender: male
Alfonso II d'Este, 1533-1597 1 - - Alternative names: Alphonse II; Alfons II
Titles or roles: Duke of Ferrara
Gender: male
Alfonso IV d'Este, 1634-1662 1 - - Titles or roles: Duke of Modena
Gender: male
Alford [?], fl. 1667-1669 1 - - Gender: male
Alford, Marm., 1651-1715 1 - - Gender: male
Algarotti, Francesco (Conte), 1712-1764 1 8 14 Alternative names: Algarotti, Franz; Algherotti, Francesco; Algarotti, François; Algarotti, Francois; Algarotti, Francesco d'; Algarotti, Francesco de
Titles or roles: Polymath; philosopher; poet
Gender: male
Alias, Vicenzo, 1624-1704 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, mathematician
Gender: male
Alibert, d', fl. 1664-1666 1 3 - Alternative names: d'Alibert
Titles or roles: Tax collector, in Orange
Gender: male
Aligre, Étienne, 1550-1635 - 3 - Alternative names: chancelier d'Aligre
Titles or roles: French politician
Gender: male
Alington, Elizabeth, fl. 1670 2 - - Gender: female
Alington, Giles (Sir), d.1638 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1572
Gender: male
Alington, Hildebrand (Hon.), fl. 1680-1684 - 2 - Gender: male
Alington, Marmaduke (Esquire), fl. 1728-1729 3 4 - Alternative names: Allington
Titles or roles: M.P.
Gender: male
Alington, Thomas, fl. 1672-1693 3 - - Gender: male
Allacci, Leone, 1586-1669 2 - 6 Alternative names: Leone Allacci; Allacio; Leo Allatius; Allacius; Leon Allatios
Titles or roles: Greek scholar, theologian and keeper of the Vatican library
Gender: male
Allacci, Leone, 1586-1669 - 3 7 Alternative names: Leo Allatius; Λέων Αλλάτιος; Leon Allatios; Λιωνής Αλάτζης; Lionis Allatzis
Titles or roles: Greek scholar, theologian and keeper of the Vatican library
Gender: male
Allam, Andrew, 1655-1685 10 30 - Titles or roles: antiquary; vice-principal of St Edmund Hall, Oxford, 1682
Gender: male
Allam, Andrew, fl. 1682 1 - - Gender: male
Allam, William, fl. 1682 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Andrew Allam
Gender: male
Allan, George, 1736-1800 12 27 - Titles or roles: antiquary; topographer
Gender: male
Allanson, William (f. 1620) - - 1 Gender: male
Allanson, William, fl. 1636-1641 5 - - Titles or roles: curate of St Mary's, Norwich
Gender: male
Allard, fl. 1618 - 1 - Alternative names: M. Allard; Alard
Titles or roles: addressee, in Compiegne, of letter from Peiresc, 1618
Gender: male
Allard, Samuel, d.1720 1 - - Titles or roles: Minister at Sauvage, near Charité-sur-Loire, from 1679; exiled to the Netherlands from 1685; minister at Emden, 1686-1720
Gender: male
Alleaume, Guillaume, 1586-1634 - 3 - Titles or roles: bishop of Riez, 1617-22; bishop of Lisieux 1622-34
Gender: male
Allen, Benjamin, 1663-1738 2 - - Titles or roles: naturalist; author of 'The natural history of the mineral waters of Great-Britain' (1711); friend of John Ray
Gender: male
Allendorp, Raphael, fl. 1600 - 2 - Alternative names: Rafaël; Rafael; Raphael ab Allendorp; Allendorpius, Raphael
Titles or roles: School friend of G. J. Vossius
Gender: male
Allen, Elizabeth, d.1738 - - 1 Alternative names: 'Mrs Poltney'
Titles or roles: long-term partner of Peregrine Bertie (1663-1711) and mother of his two illegitimage children; wife of William Coventry, fifth Earl of Coventry (1676-1751); daughter of John Allen
Gender: male
Allen, Francis, 1583-1658 1 - - Alternative names: Allein, Francis
Titles or roles: politician and regicide
Gender: male
Allen, Francis, fl. 1683 1 - - Titles or roles: mercer
Gender: male
Allen, Guillaume, fl. 1727-1729 6 - - Gender: male
Allen, John, fl. 1627 1 - - Gender: male
Allen, John, fl. 1689-1690 1 1 - Titles or roles: Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Allen, John, fl. 1693 2 1 - Gender: male
Allen, Mary, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: female
Allen (Mr) (mentioned 1651) - - 1 Gender: male
Allen (Mrs), fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: female
Allen, Ralph, fl. 1719-1720 - 1 - Titles or roles: postmaster, Bath
Gender: male
Allen, Richard, fl. 1714-1715 1 - - Gender: male
Allenson (Mr), d.1619 - - 3 Alternative names: Allanson
Gender: male
Allen, Thomas, 1666-1732 1 2 - Titles or roles: rector of Murston and of Kingsdowne, Kent
Gender: male
Allen, Thomas, 1681-1755 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and writer; rector of Kettering
Gender: male
Allen, Thomas, 1540-1632 1 - 2 Titles or roles: mathematician and antiquary; of Gloucester Hall, Oxford
Gender: male
Allen, Thomas, fl. 1693-1730 76 3 - Titles or roles: of University College, Oxford
Gender: male
Allen, William, d.1686 - - 1 Titles or roles: Religious writer and controversialist
Gender: male
Allers, F., fl. 1641-1642 2 - - Gender: male
Allestree, James, fl. 1652-1664 1 - - Alternative names: Allestry, Allestrye
Titles or roles: Bookseller in London
Gender: male
Allestree, Richard (Dr), 1619-1681 1 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; provost of Eton College, 1665
Gender: male
Allestree, Thomas, 1638-1715 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Wolverhampton
Gender: male
Allestree, William 2 - - Gender: male
Alleyn, John, b.1670 2 - - Titles or roles: son of John, of Grisley, co. Derby, arm.; matric. Queen's College, Oxford, 17 Oct., 1687, aged 17 (see Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714)
Gender: male
Allfree, E.N. (Reverend), fl. 1820 1 - - Gender: male
Allin, Rebecca, fl. 1635-1685 - 1 - Alternative names: née Whiting
Titles or roles: wife of Sir Thomas Allin (1612-85)
Gender: female
Allin, Thomas (Sir), 1612-1685 1 12 - Alternative names: Alling; Captain Thomas Allin; Allen
Titles or roles: first baronet; navy officer (Admiral); controller of the Navy; husband of Rebecca Allin
Gender: male
Alliston, J., fl. 1612 1 - - Gender: male
Allix, Pierre (Dr), 1641-1717 19 5 - Alternative names: Allix, Peter
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious writer; of French origin, and son of Pierre Allix, pastor of the Reformed church at Alençon in Normandy; pastor at Charenton
Gender: male
Allsop, John, fl. 1602 1 - - Titles or roles: scholar, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1584; rector of Beeby, Leics., 1586
Gender: male
Allsopp, Roger (Colonel), fl. 1659 1 - - Alternative names: Reg. Allsopp
Gender: male
Allyn, Richard, fl. 1699-1711 4 - - Gender: male
Almeloveen, Johannes van, 1616-1678 4 1 - Alternative names: Johannes ab Almeloveen; Jan van Almeloveen
Titles or roles: Priest in Mijdrecht
Gender: male
Almeloveen, Theodoor Jansson van, 1657-1712 198 64 - Alternative names: Almeloveen; Jansson, Theodoor; Almeloveen, Theodorus Janssonius van; Janssen, Theodore of Almeloveen; Almichoven
Titles or roles: Dutch physician; author and editor
Gender: male
Aloyse, Michele, fl. 1560-1580 - 1 - Gender: male
Alpée de Saint-Maurice, Jacques, d.1700 2 - - Titles or roles: Minister at Ay, then at Saint-Mars; professor of theology, Sedan
Gender: male
Alpen, H. van, fl. 1733 1 - - Alternative names: Van Alpen, H.
Gender: male
Alphen, Daniel van, fl. 1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: Burgomaster of Leiden; member of the senate of Leiden University
Gender: male
Alphenus, fl. 1661 - 1 - Alternative names: Alprenus
Gender: male
Alport, M. A. (Mrs), fl. 1810-1813 6 - - Gender: female
Alsop, Anthony, 1670-1726 2 - - Titles or roles: Latin poet
Gender: male
Alsop, Timothy, fl. 1649 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Plymouth
Gender: male
Alsop, Vincent (Mr), fl. 1682-1695 2 - - Gender: male
Alsted, Johann Heinrich, 1588-1638 4 6 19 Alternative names: Alstedius; J. H. Alstedius
Titles or roles: German Calvinist minister; Professor of Philosophy and Theology, Herborn
Gender: male
Alsted, Ludwig, fl. 1648 - - 1 Gender: male
Alstorphius, fl. 1690-1706 1 1 - Gender: male
Alszowski, And., fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Altan, Federigo, fl. 1750-1760 - 1 - Titles or roles: Abbot; from an aristocratic family from Friuli with a powerful branch at the Habsburg court in Vienna
Gender: male
Altari, Federigo, fl. 1740-1749 - 1 - Gender: male
Altermann, Johann Jacob, fl. 1639-1643 2 - 1 Gender: male
Altham, Edward, 1622-1694 - 1 - Alternative names: Odoardo Altham
Titles or roles: Painter
Gender: male
Altham, Roger, d.1715 2 - - Titles or roles: canon of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Althann, Maria Eustachia von, 1632-1687 7 - - Titles or roles: Duchess, nun
Gender: female
Alting, Daniel, fl. 1594-1596 - - 3 Titles or roles: son of Menso Alting
Gender: male
Altingh, Johann, 1587-1652 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, rector in Osnabrück in 1632
Gender: male
Alting, Jacob, 1618-1679 15 - - Titles or roles: professor of oriental languages in Groningen; professor of theology in Groningen
Gender: male
Alting, Johann Heinrich, 1583-1644 5 1 28 Alternative names: Alting, Hendrick; Alting Henry; Altingius; Heinrich Alting
Titles or roles: German Divine, professor of theology in Groningen; son of Menso Alting (1541-1612); tutor to Frederick V
Gender: male
Alting, Menso, 1536-1612 8 1 1 Gender: male
Alting, Menso, 1617-1678 4 1 - Titles or roles: Scholar, in law
Gender: male
Altius, Godeschalcus, 1573-1649 3 - - Alternative names: Aeltius
Titles or roles: Preacher; theologian
Gender: male
Altmann, Johann Georg, 1695-1758 5 - - Alternative names: Altman
Titles or roles: German theological historian
Gender: male
Altobelli, Ilario, 1560-1637 2 - - Titles or roles: Italian astronomer
Gender: male
Altorf, Isaac J. J. Ab, fl. 1633 2 - - Alternative names: Altorfo, Isaac J.J. Ab; Altorf, Petrus
Gender: male
Alvarez de Toledo, Fernando, 1507-1582 - 3 6 Alternative names: Alba; Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel; Fernando Alvarez de Toledo y Pimentel; Alva; Ferdinand of Toledo
Titles or roles: third Duke of Alba; Spanish general; Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (1567–73)
Gender: male
Alvarez, Gaspar, 1554-1634 1 - - Alternative names: Machiado Louzada; Gaspar Alvares Louzada Machado; Gaspar Álvares de Lousada
Titles or roles: Born in Braga, died in Lisbon; Portuguese theologist and archivist in Lisbon
Gender: male
Alvarès, Henriquez, fl. 1633 - 3 - Alternative names: M. Alvares; Alvares, Henriquez
Titles or roles: addressee, in Paris, of letter from Peiresc, 1633; Portuguese jeweller
Gender: male
Amama, Gerrit van, d.1677 3 - - Alternative names: Gerrit van Amama
Titles or roles: colonel of a regiment, Frisia; commander of a garrison, Emden
Gender: male
Amama, Joachim van, 1657-1720 14 - - Titles or roles: Dutch army officer
Gender: male
Amama, Sixtinus, 1593-1629 9 4 - Alternative names: Sextinus; Sixte; Sixtus
Titles or roles: Professor of Hebrew, Exeter College, Oxford, 1615; Professor of Hebrew, Franeker, 1616-29; appointed to succeed Thomas Erpenius at Leiden
Gender: male
Amat, Angélique, fl. 1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: Wife of André Choart, sieur de Buzenval; daughter of Jacques Amat
Gender: female
Amat de Graveson, Antoine, 1625-1690 - 1 - Gender: male
Amat (Monsieur) - 1 - Gender: male
Ambassador of Constantinople - - 2 Alternative names: Paget?; Pagett?
Gender: male
Ambassador of King of Poland, fl. 1586 - 1 - Alternative names: L'ambassadeur du roi de Pologne
Gender: male
Amelot de La Houssaye, Abraham Nicolas, 1634-1706 2 - - Alternative names: Abraham Nicolas Amelot de la Houssaye
Titles or roles: French historian and publicist; ambassador to Venice
Gender: male
Amerongen, fl. 1678-1680 - 2 - Alternative names: Juffrouw Amerongen; van Amerongen
Gender: female
Ames, Joseph, 1687-1759 38 12 - Titles or roles: bibliographer; antiquary; ironmonger
Gender: male
Ames, M., fl. 1802 1 - - Gender: male
Ames, William, 1576-1633 - 1 3 Alternative names: Amesius, Guilielmus
Titles or roles: Anglican preacher and controversialist
Gender: male
Ameyden, Adrien vander, fl. 1684-1695 10 - - Gender: male
Amherst, J. J., fl. 1786-1795 2 - - Gender: male
Amherst, John T. (Captain), fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Amherst, William (Colonel) 1 - - Gender: male
Amhurst, E. (Mrs) 1 - - Gender: female
Amiens, Rémy d', fl. 1646 1 - - Titles or roles: Capuchin friar
Gender: male
Amlung, Christian 1 - - Gender: male
Amman, Johann Conrad, 1669-1724 1 1 - Titles or roles: Swiss physician
Gender: male
Ampringen, Johann Caspar von, 1619-1684 - - 1 Titles or roles: Grandmaster of the Teutonic Knights from 1664 until his death
Gender: male
Ampringer, Friedrich, fl. 1676-1686 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, Procurator of Germania Superior in Rome
Gender: male
Amstell, Ottho 1 - - Alternative names: Ottho van Amstell
Titles or roles: canon, Wissel (Rhine province)
Gender: male
Amstenrade, Maria, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: van Amstenrade
Titles or roles: Wife of Jean Guillaume de la Margelle; barones van Bocholt en Eysden
Gender: female
Amsterdam, Bishop of, fl. 1637 - 1 - Alternative names: The Bishop of Amsterdam
Gender: male
Amyand, Claude, 1680-1740 10 - - Alternative names: Claude Amyand; Claudius Amyand
Titles or roles: Surgeon; FRS
Gender: male
Amyot, Jacques, 1513-1593 - 1 - Titles or roles: French Renaissance writer and translator
Gender: male
Amyott, Charles, fl. 1698 8 - - Alternative names: Amyot; Arlot
Gender: male
Amyraut, K., 1596-1664 1 - - Gender: male
Amyraut, Moses, 1596-1664 2 - 1 Alternative names: Amirault; Ammiraldus, Moyses; Amyraldus, M.; Amyrault, Moyse; Amyraut, Moíse; Amyraut, Moïse
Titles or roles: French theologian; pastor in Saumur; born in Bourgueil
Gender: male
Anastasi, Filippo, fl. 1680-1686 - - 1 Gender: male
Ancel, Guillaume, d.1615 1 - - Titles or roles: French ambassador of Henri III and Henri IV in Germany, 1576-1613; in England, 1596
Gender: male
Ancelin, fl. 1660 - 1 1 Gender: male
Ancevive (Professeur), fl. 1618 - 1 - Alternative names: M. Ancevive
Titles or roles: Professeur Ordinaire du Roi, Université de Cahors
Gender: male
Ancezune-Cadart de Caderousse, Just Joseph François d', fl. 1658-1663 - 1 - Alternative names: Just Joseph François d'Ancezune-Cadart de Caderousse
Gender: male
Anchoranus, Johannes, d.1639 - 1 2 Alternative names: Anchoranus, Jean; Ancoranus
Gender: male
Ancillon, Charles, 1659-1715 3 12 - Gender: male
Ancillon, David, 1617-1692 - 2 - Titles or roles: minister, Metz
Gender: male
Anckel, Johann Georg 1 46 - Titles or roles: Librarian and adviser of Duke August of Brunswick-Luneburg
Gender: male
Andel, Matthijs Huybertsz. van, d.1657 - 1 - Alternative names: Andel, Matthijs Huybertsz.
Titles or roles: administrator at Zuylichem (Zuilichem)
Gender: male
Anderson, George, 1676-1756 4 - - Titles or roles: Church of Scotland minister and author; chaplain to the Scotch Brigade
Gender: male
Anderson, George, 1726-1798 - - 1 Titles or roles: Master bricklayer and housebuilder; in Newcastle
Gender: male
Anderson, G., fl. 1815-1818 2 - - Gender: male
Anderson, G., fl. 1810 1 - - Titles or roles: F.S.A.
Gender: male
Anderson, Henry (Sir), fl. 1642 1 - - Gender: male
Anderson, James, 1679-1739 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of Scotland minister; historical writer
Gender: male
Anderson, James, 1662-1728 1 - - Titles or roles: historiographer and antiquary; D.D.
Gender: male
Anderson, John (Sir), fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Anderson (Mrs) 1 - - Gender: female
Anderson, Richard, fl. 1694 1 - - Gender: male
Anderson, Robert, 1749-1830 5 - - Titles or roles: literary scholar; biographer
Gender: male
Anderson, Robert, fl. 1643 1 - - Titles or roles: prisoner on board 'The Prosperous Sarah'
Gender: male
Anderson, Robert (Reverend), fl. 1670-1678 7 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Lamborn and Sandon
Gender: male
Andersson, Samuel, fl. 1638 4 5 - Alternative names: Andreae
Titles or roles: chancellor (replacement for Peter Abel Schmalz)
Gender: male
Andilly, Robert Arnauld d', 1589-1674 - 5 - Alternative names: Monsieur Andilly, conseiller du roi; d'Andilly
Titles or roles: conseiller d'État; poet, writer, and translator
Gender: male
Andrault (Monsieur), fl. 1627-1636 - 9 - Alternative names: M. d'Andrault, conseiller à Bordeaux
Titles or roles: conseiller du roi, parlement de Guienne; conseiller, Bordeaux
Gender: male
Andreae, Agnes Elisabeth, 1592-1659 - 2 9 Alternative names: Agnes Elisabeth Grüninger; Andreä
Titles or roles: neé Grüninger; wife of Johann Valentin Andreae
Gender: female
Andreae, Anna, 1525-1583 - - 1 Alternative names: Andreä
Gender: female
Andreae, Barbara, b.1623 - 5 17 Alternative names: Andreä
Titles or roles: Daughter of Johannes Saubert the elder; wife of Gottlieb Andreae, from 1643
Gender: female
Andreae, Eberhard, fl. 1635 1 - - Gender: male
Andreae, Ernst, 1606-1652 5 4 3 Alternative names: Andreae, Ernest; Andrae, Ernestus
Gender: male
Andreae, Fred., fl. 1636 - 1 - Gender: male
Andreae, Gottlieb, 1622-1683 34 70 251 Titles or roles: son of Johann Valentin Andreae (1586-1654); pastor, Wangen am Neckar
Gender: male
Andreae, Jacob, 1528-1590 - - 35 Alternative names: Andreae, Jakob; Andreä, Jacob; Jakob Andrae; Jacques Andre
Titles or roles: grandfather of Johann Valentin Andreae; Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Andreae, Jakob, 1549-1630 - - 1 Alternative names: Jakob Andreae der Jüngere
Titles or roles: Pastor, Hagelloch
Gender: male
Andreae, Joachim, 1585-1655 1 - - Alternative names: von Andrée
Titles or roles: Councillor, Court of Frisia
Gender: male
Andreae, Johannes, 1554-1601 - - 2 Titles or roles: Pastor; alchemist
Gender: male
Andreae, Johann Valentin, 1586-1654 672 2955 26 Alternative names: Andreä, Johann Valentin; Johannes Valentinus; Rosenkreutz, Christian (pseudonym)
Titles or roles: Theologian; writer
Gender: male
Andreae, Maria, 1550-1631 - - 1 Alternative names: Andreä; née Moser; Maria Moser
Gender: female
Andreae, Paulus, fl. 1648 2 - - Gender: male
Andreae, Tobias, 1604-1676 6 8 10 Titles or roles: Professor of history and Greek, Groningen, 1635
Gender: male
Andreas, fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: aquaintance of Caspar Schott and Athanasius Kircher
Gender: male
Andreas, Valerius, 1588-1655 - - 3 Alternative names: Driessens, Walter
Titles or roles: Flemish historiographer
Gender: male
Andreoti, Bartolomeo, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Andres, Giovanni, 1740-1817 1 - - Gender: male
Andrewes, Lancelot, 1555-1626 2 7 7 Titles or roles: bishop of Winchester, 1618–1626; bishop of Ely, 1609–1618; bishop of Chichester, 1605–1609
Gender: male
Andrewes, Phenias, fl. 1645 - 1 - Gender: male
Andrewes, Thomas, d.1659 1 - - Titles or roles: lord mayor of London; financier; regicide
Gender: male
Andrew, Giles, fl. 1652 2 - - Gender: male
Andrews, Eusebius, fl. 1616 1 - - Alternative names: Andrew, Eusebius
Gender: male
Andrews, William - 1 - Gender: male
Andria - - 1 Gender: male
Andringa, fl. 1707 - 1 - Gender: male
Angelin, Johann Wendelin, fl. 1649-1659 1 - - Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Angeli, Stefano degli, 1623-1697 - - 1 Alternative names: Stephano de Angelis
Titles or roles: Mathematician, philosopher, Jesuit
Gender: male
Angell, William, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: of Binfield, Berkshire
Gender: male
Angelocrator, Daniel, 1549-1625 3 - - Alternative names: Daniel Engelhart; Engelhard, Daniel; Engelhardt, Daniel
Titles or roles: German Reformed theologian; clergyman in Stade, Marburg, and Cöthen-Anhalt
Gender: male
Angerstein, Johan, 1672-1720 8 - - Alternative names: Angerstein, John
Titles or roles: Swedish minerologist; graduate of Uppsala University; member of the Berg-Collegium
Gender: male
Angier, S., fl. 1726-1727 2 - - Alternative names: S. Angier
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Angle, Jean-Maximilien de l', 1590-1674 1 - - Titles or roles: Brother-in-law of Samuel Bochart
Gender: male
Anguetin, Jean, 1588-1644 1 - - Gender: male
Anhalt-Bernburg, Christian I, 1568-1630 1 1 - Alternative names: Christian of Anhalt; Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg
Titles or roles: Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg; husband of Anna of Bentheim-Steinfurt-Tecklenburg-Limburg
Gender: male
Anhalt-Bernburg-Harzgerode, Friedrich von, 1613-1670 1 - - Titles or roles: Prince of the House of Ascania and the first ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Harzgerode
Gender: male
Anhalt-Bernburg-Harzgerode, Wilhelm Ludwig von, 1643-1709 2 - - Alternative names: Anhalt-Harzgerode, Wilhelm von
Titles or roles: Prince of Anhalt-Harzgerode
Gender: male
Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, Lebrecht von, 1669-1727 1 - - Gender: female
Anhalt-Bernburg, Victor Amadeus von, 1634-1718 3 - - Gender: male
Anhalt-Dessau, Elisabeth Albertine von, 1665-1706 2 - - Gender: female
Anhalt-Dessau, Henriette Amalia von, 1666-1726 343 1008 1 Alternative names: Henrietta Amalia; Henriette Amalia van Anhalt-Dessau; Henriette Amalia von Anhalt-Dessau; Henriëtte Amalia Maria; Henriette Amalie Nassau-Diez, Fürstin
Titles or roles: Wife of Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz
Gender: female
Anhalt-Dessau, Johann Georg von, 1627-1693 2 - - Alternative names: Johann Georg II.; John George of Anhalt-Dessau
Titles or roles: Fürst von Anhalt-Dessau
Gender: male
Anhalt-Dessau, Maria Eleonora von, 1671-1756 1 - - Alternative names: Marie Eleonore von Anhalt-Dessau
Titles or roles: spouse of Jerzy Józef Radziwiłł (1668–1689); daughter of Johann Georgs II von Anhalt-Dessau (1627–1693) and Henriette Katharina (1637–1708)
Gender: female
Anhalt-Köthen, Emanuel Lebrecht von, 1671-1704 1 - - Gender: male
Anhalt-Köthen, Louis I of, 1579-1650 - - 5 Alternative names: Ludwig I., Fürst von Anhalt-Köthen; Ludwig, Anhalt-Köthen, Fürst; Louis I, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen
Gender: male
Anhalt-Plötzkau, August von, 1575-1653 2 1 1 Alternative names: August von Anhalt-Plötzkau; August Anhalt-Köthen, Fürst
Titles or roles: Fürst von Anhalt-Plötzkau
Gender: male
Anhalt-Zerbst, John VI of, 1621-1667 - - 2 Alternative names: Wohlgestaltete, Der; Johannes, Anhaltus, Princeps
Titles or roles: Prince
Gender: male
Anhalt-Zerbst, Karl Wilhelm von, 1652-1718 3 - - Alternative names: Charles William of Anhalt-Zerbst
Titles or roles: Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst
Gender: male
Anhalt-Zerbst, Rudolf of, 1576-1621 - - 1 Alternative names: Rudolphus, Princeps Anhaldinus; Rudolf Der Süße; Anhalt-Zerbst, Rudolf Prince of
Titles or roles: Ruler of the unified principality of Anhalt; Ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Zerbst
Gender: male
Anisson, Jean, 1642-1721 1 - - Titles or roles: printer
Gender: male
Ankel, Augusta, fl. 1652-1657 - - 1 Titles or roles: Daughter of Philip Hainhofer; wife of Johann Georg Ankel
Gender: female
Ankeln, Johann Georg, fl. 1652-1663 - 1 1 Alternative names: Ancoln; Angel; Ankel
Titles or roles: councillor and agent to the Augustus the Younger, Duke of of Brunswick-Lüneberg
Gender: male
Annand, W., d.1689 1 - - Titles or roles: dean of Edinburgh; matriculated 1652
Gender: male
Annat, François, 1590-1670 1 - - Alternative names: Francois
Titles or roles: French Jesuit, theologian, writer, opponent of Jansenism
Gender: male
Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, queen consort of Denmark, 1575-1612 1 2 - Titles or roles: first wife of Christian IV of Denmark.
Gender: female
Anneler, F., fl. 1757-1758 3 - - Gender: male
Anne of Austria, 1601-1666 - 7 1 Alternative names: Anna van Oostenrijk; Anne d'Autriche
Gender: female
Anne, Queen consort of James VI and I, 1574-1619 2 7 13 Alternative names: Anna of Denmark; Anne of Denmark
Titles or roles: Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland; consort of James VI and I; daughter of Frederick II and Sophia of Mecklenburg
Gender: female
Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, 1665-1714 4 3 1 Titles or roles: Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
Gender: female
Annesley, Arthur, 1678-1737 3 - - Titles or roles: fifth earl of Angelsey; M.P. Cambridge University 1702-10
Gender: male
Annesley, Arthur, 1614-1686 9 5 5 Titles or roles: first earl of Anglesey; marquis of Anglesey; viscount Valentia; English commissioner in Ireland
Gender: male
Annesley, James (1645-1700) 1 - - Titles or roles: second earl of Anglesey
Gender: male
Annesley, Richard (Dr), 1654-1701 2 - - Titles or roles: dean of Exeter; third Baron Altham, from c.1700
Gender: male
Anonymous critic (Philomusus) of Anthony Wood, fl. 1691 1 - - Alternative names: Philomusus
Titles or roles: critic of Anthony Wood
Gender: unknown
Anonymous Jansennist, fl. 1684 1 - - Alternative names: Anonyme janséniste
Titles or roles: addressor of letter to Pierre Bayle (1647-1706)
Gender: unknown
Ansaldi, Casto Innocente, 1710-1780 1 - - Gender: male
Anslaer, Jacob, d.1673 - 1 - Alternative names: Jacobus Anslaer; Jakob Anslaer
Gender: male
Anslaer, Willem, 1633-1694 7 60 - Alternative names: Anslaar, Wilhelmus
Titles or roles: son-in-law of Johannes Cocceius [Coccejus]
Gender: male
Anslo, Cornelis, 1650-1689 - 1 - Alternative names: Ansloo
Titles or roles: Merchant
Gender: male
Anslo, Gerebrand, fl. 1641 - - 3 Titles or roles: Student of Menasseh ben Israel
Gender: male
Anstey, Christopher, 1678-1751 12 1 - Titles or roles: D.D.; Rector of Brinkley
Gender: male
Anstey, Christopher, 1724-1805 - 1 - Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Anstey, John, fl. 1713-1714 1 - - Gender: male
Anstis, John, 1669-1744 283 13 - Alternative names: A - J.; John Anstis (senior); John Anstis the elder
Titles or roles: Herald; antiquary; Garter King at Arms
Gender: male
Anstruther, Robert (Sir), 1578-1645 1 1 - Titles or roles: Gentleman of the Bedchamber to James I; Privy Councillor to Charles I; ambassador to Germany and Denmark
Gender: male
Antelminelli, Alessandro, 1572-1657 1 - - Alternative names: Amerigo Salvetti (alias)
Titles or roles: diplomat; agent from the Grand Duke of Tuscany; father of Giovanni Salvetti Antelminelli
Gender: male
Antelmi, Nicolas, d.1646 - 5 - Alternative names: Anthelmi
Titles or roles: canon of Fréjus [Frejus]; uncle of Pierre Antelmi
Gender: male
Antelmi, Pierre, d.1668 - 9 - Alternative names: Anthelmi
Titles or roles: canon of Fréjus [Frejus]; antiquarian; nephew of Nicolas Antelmi (d.1646)
Gender: male
Anthony of Siena (name in religion), 1539-1585 1 1 - Alternative names: Antoine de Sienne; Antoine de la Conception
Titles or roles: Portuguese Dominican theologian; Doctor of Theology, 25 June 1571, Louvain
Gender: male
António of Portugal, 1531-1595 1 - 1 Alternative names: António I; António, Prior of Crato; Antonio Aviz-Beja; Antonio of Portugal; Dom Antonio
Titles or roles: claimant of the Portuguese throne; grandson of Manoel I
Gender: male
Antonides van der Goes, Johannes, 1647-1684 1 - - Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Antoniotti, George, fl. 1758-1759 7 - - Alternative names: Antoniotto, Giov.
Gender: male
Antonius, Fr., 1606-1661 - - 2 Alternative names: P. Antonius S.J.
Titles or roles: Director of the Papal Seminary, Fulda; Jesuit
Gender: male
Antonius, Petrus, fl. 1633 2 - - Gender: male
Antrobus, Mary, b.1732 - 9 3 Titles or roles: Cousin to Thomas Gray
Gender: female
Antrobus, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1709-1773 - 1 5 Titles or roles: Maternal relative to Thomas Gray
Gender: female
Antwerp, Head of guilds in, fl. 1584 - 1 - Alternative names: Doyen des Gildes d'Anvers
Gender: male
Antwerp, magistrate of, fl. 1578-1602 3 7 - Alternative names: Magistrat d'Anvers; magistrate from Antwerp
Gender: male
Anwyl, Ellis, 1667-1724 5 1 - Alternative names: Anwill, Elis
Titles or roles: rector of Llaniestyn, Carmarthenshire, 1695; fellow of Jesus College, Oxford, 1692-95
Gender: male
Anwyl, William, 1668-1729 4 - - Alternative names: Anwill
Titles or roles: matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1684; sheriff of Merioneth, 1694
Gender: male
Apafi, Mihály, 1632-1690 - - 1 Alternative names: Michael I Apafi; Michal Apáfi
Titles or roles: Prince of Transylvania
Gender: male
Apelmann, Petrus, 1622-1705 3 - 1 Alternative names: Appelmann, Peter
Titles or roles: Secretary of Queen Christina
Gender: male
Apian, Philipp, 1531-1589 1 - - Alternative names: Philip Apian; Philipp Bienewitz; Philipp Bennewitz
Titles or roles: German mathematician
Gender: male
Apleton, Isaac, d.1661 - 1 - Titles or roles: lawyer; cousin of Francis Bacon
Gender: male
Aplyn, fl. 1573 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer of book by Thomas Cartwright (1534-1603)
Gender: male
Appeboone, Harold, fl. 1641-1653 4 - - Titles or roles: agent for the Queen of Sweden
Gender: male
Appelboom, Harald Andersson, 1612-1674 94 83 1 Alternative names: Haraldus
Titles or roles: Swedish correspondent or commissioner, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Appelius, Georg, fl. 1633 1 - - Gender: male
Appelius, Heinrich, fl. 1640-1658 37 2 25 Alternative names: Apellius; Apelius, Hendrick; Apelius, Henry; Appellius, Heinrich
Gender: male
Appelius, Margaret, née Dury, fl. 1638-1644 - 5 23 Alternative names: Mistris D
Gender: female
Appelius, sister of Heinrich, fl. 1647 - - 1 Gender: female
Appelman, Sibrand, fl. 1594 1 - - Gender: male
Appenzeller, Joannes, fl. 1600 1 - - Alternative names: Johannes Appenzeller
Titles or roles: Jesuit, professor of astronomy and mathematics in Ingolstadt
Gender: male
Apperley, Thomas, fl. 1755-1758 - 2 - Gender: male
Appia, Cyprian, 1680-1744 1 - - Titles or roles: Piedmontese, ordained in England
Gender: male
Appiarius, fl. 1664 - - 1 Gender: male
Appleton, Henry (Sir), d.1670 - 1 - Titles or roles: second baronet of Jarvis Hall and Great Badow from 1649
Gender: male
Appleton, Isaac, fl. 1608-1658 2 27 - Gender: male
Appleton, Robert, fl. 1639-1641 3 - - Titles or roles: pens. 1635
Gender: male
Appleton, Robert, fl. 1685 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Marcham-le-fenn
Gender: male
Aprosio, Angelico, 1607-1681 1 - 1 Alternative names: Ludovico Aprosio; Aprosi
Titles or roles: Augustinian, founder of library in Ventimiglia, bibliophile
Gender: male
Apsley, Allen (Sir), 1566-1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: naval and military administrator
Gender: male
Apsley, Eliza, d.1626 or after 1 3 - Alternative names: Eliza Elmes-Apsley; Elizabeth Elmes Apsley; Elmes, Eliza; née Elmes
Titles or roles: Wife of Sir Edward Apsley of Thakeham
Gender: female
Aquilano, Antonio, fl. 1646-1671 - 1 - Alternative names: Antonio dell' Aquila
Titles or roles: Professor of Arabic
Gender: male
Aquilius, Laurentius, fl. 1632-1645 - 1 - Alternative names: Laurentius Aquilius; Aquilius, Laurens
Titles or roles: Commissaris van de monstering, Maastricht, Roermond en Venlo
Gender: male
Aradz, Antonio 1 - - Gender: male
Aragino, Nicholao Ayerbe de, fl. 1723-1724 - 1 - Alternative names: Nicholao Ayerbe de Aragino, Prince of Alessano and Cassano
Titles or roles: Prince of Alessano and Cassano
Gender: male
Aragosius, Guillaume, 1513-1610 2 4 - Alternative names: Wilhelm Aragosius; Guillaume Arragosi
Titles or roles: Physician at the French court; Huguenot refugee
Gender: male
Araldi, Michele, 1740-1813 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian physician; mathematician
Gender: male
Arblaster, Edward, fl. 1719-1726 8 1 - Gender: male
Arbuckle, William, fl. 1708 1 - - Gender: male
Arbussy, Joseph d’, b.1624 1 1 - Titles or roles: pastor and professor, Montauban
Gender: male
Arbussy, Théophile d', fl. 1656-1689 1 - - Alternative names: Arbussy, Théophile d', fils
Titles or roles: pastor, Calmont, 1679; French pastor of 'Leurs Hautes Puissances, les Etats de Hollande', The Hague, 1686; son of Arbussy, Théophile d’ (1614-1680), pastor, Millau, and professor of theology, Puylaurens, 1674
Gender: male
Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735 10 - - Alternative names: John Arbuthnott; Dr Arbuthnot
Titles or roles: Physician; freemason; FRS; satirist
Gender: male
Arcamone, Ignazio, 1615-1683 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, missionary in Goa, orientalist, translatorof parts of the Bible to Konkani language
Gender: male
Arcerius, Arnoldus, fl. 1641 - 1 - Titles or roles: Recipient of letter from G. J. Vossius
Gender: unknown
Arcerius, Johannes, 1538-1604 2 1 - Alternative names: Theod., Arcerius; Arcerius Theodoretus, Johannes; Theodoretus, Johannes Arcerius
Titles or roles: Dutch humanist, classicist, and university professor
Gender: male
Arcerius, Paulus, fl. 1597-1614 1 - - Gender: male
Archato, Augustín de, fl. 1666 1 - - Alternative names: Agostino de Archeto; Archelo; Archeato
Gender: male
Archbishop of Canterbury - 1 - Gender: male
Archbold, Henry (Sir), fl. 1649-1675 7 8 - Titles or roles: Registrar of the Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, 1665; Vicar-General of the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, 1675; knighted 1670; correspondent of John Dugdale; father of Barbara Archbold (1649/50–1718); Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire
Gender: male
Archbould, Henry, fl. 1789 2 - - Titles or roles: great grandson of Sir Henry Morgan (c. 1635-1688), privateer and colonial governor of Jamaica; son of Colonel Henry Archbould senior of Constant Spring Estate, Jamaica
Gender: male
Archduke - 1 - Titles or roles: Recipient of Athanasius Kircher's letter, probably Leopold Wilhelm
Gender: male
Archer, Andrew, fl. 1727 1 - - Gender: male
Archer, Ben. (fl. 1677 or 1687) 1 - - Titles or roles: writing from Ditton Park, Buckinghamshire
Gender: male
Archer, Edmond, fl. 1726-1733 8 1 - Gender: male
Archer, fl. 1661 - - 4 Titles or roles: Known to Suter and Hartlib
Gender: male
Archer, John, 1672-1735 44 3 - Titles or roles: nephew of William Nicolson; matric. The Queen's College, Oxford, 1690; admitted to St John's College, Cambridge, 1694; M.B. (Cambridge), 1695
Gender: male
Archer, John, fl. 1796 1 - - Gender: male
Archer (Mr), fl. 1802 - 1 - Gender: male
Arcissewitz, Christophorus, fl. 1642 - 2 - Alternative names: Arcissewiskius, Christopher
Gender: male
Arciszewski, Krzysztof, 1592-1656 1 - - Gender: male
Arckenholt, John, 1675-1777 7 - - Gender: male
Arcularis, Andreas, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
Arcy, Anne d', fl. 1625-1630 2 - - Alternative names: Arsy, Anne d'
Titles or roles: baron d'Arsy; correspondent of Peiresc and Mersenne
Gender: male
Arden, Edward (Reverend), fl. 1662-1670 3 - - Gender: male
Ardenne, Henry d', fl. 1575 - 1 - Alternative names: Henry d'Ardenne; Henrico d'Ardenna
Titles or roles: Agent of Antoine de Tassis, postmaster at Rome
Gender: male
Ardensbach von Ardensdorf, Wenzel Maxmilian, d.1684 5 1 1 Alternative names: Václav Ardensbach z Ardensdorfu, Wenceslaus
Titles or roles: Provincial physician of Moravia
Gender: male
Arderne, Charles (Dr), 1632-1703 1 - - Titles or roles: dean of Chester
Gender: male
Arduino, Giovanni, 1714-1795 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian geologist
Gender: male
Arenberg, Philippe-Charles d', 1587-1640 1 1 - Alternative names: Aerschot; d'Arenberg, Philippe-Charles
Titles or roles: sixth duke of Aarschot; third prince of Arenberg; art collector and patron
Gender: male
Arenfeldt, Axel, 1590-1647 1 - - Gender: male
Arents, Joachim, fl. 1588 - 1 - Alternative names: Joachim Spierinck [alias]
Titles or roles: possibly father of Hans Spierinck (who was Catherine Plantin's husband)
Gender: male
Arentszoon, Jan, d.1573 1 - - Alternative names: Arentsz, Jan; Arnoldi, Johannes
Titles or roles: Dutch Reformed minister; basket-maker; hedge-preacher
Gender: male
Arevalo, Lucas de (Fr.), fl. 1571 - 1 - Gender: male
Argall (Captain), fl. 1615 - - 1 Gender: male
Argles, John (Reverend), fl. 1794-1799 3 - - Gender: male
Argles, Thomas, fl. 1786-1800 5 1 - Gender: male
Argoli, Alessandro, 1594-1654 2 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Veroli, patron of the arts
Gender: male
Argoli, Andrea, 1570-1657 - - 2 Titles or roles: Italian mathematician and astronomer
Gender: male
Arkel, Otto, fl. 1635-1636 3 - - Alternative names: Otto van Arkel
Titles or roles: Soldier; heer van Ammerzoden, Well, and Lokhorst
Gender: male
Armine, Michael (Sir), 1625-1668 1 - - Alternative names: Armyne; Airmine
Gender: male
Armine, William (Sir), 1593-1651 1 1 - Alternative names: Armyne, William; Airmine
Titles or roles: politician; first baronet; one of the English commissioners with the Scottish army in England
Gender: male
Arminius, Jacobus, 1560-1609 - - 3 Alternative names: Jakob Hermanszoon; Jacob Arminius; James Arminius
Titles or roles: Professor of Theology, Leiden
Gender: male
Armstrong, William, 1778-1857 - 1 - Titles or roles: Corn merchant; local politician
Gender: male
Armyne, Anne (Lady) 1 - - Alternative names: née Appleton; Armine (possibly)
Titles or roles: daughter of Isaac Appleton
Gender: female
Arnaud, G., 1711-1765 8 - - Gender: male
Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694 4 4 2 Alternative names: 'docteur de Sorbonne'; le Grand Arnauld
Titles or roles: French Catholic theologian, philosopher, and mathematician
Gender: male
Arnauld, Simon, 1618-1699 - 1 - Titles or roles: French diplomat and minister
Gender: male
Arndt, Johann, 1555-1621 - - 38 Titles or roles: Protestant theologian; pastor
Gender: male
Arnhem, Gerard, 1598-1648 7 - - Alternative names: Gerard van Arnhem tot Harsseloe; Gerrit Arnhem
Titles or roles: Deputy in the States-General
Gender: male
Arnhem, Johanna Margaretha, fl. 1686 - 1 - Gender: female
Arnhem, Zeger van, 1602-1665 - 1 - Alternative names: Arnhem, Seger van
Gender: male
Arnholt, fl. 1609 1 - - Gender: male
Arnim-Boitzenburg, Hans Georg von, 1583-1641 - - 1 Alternative names: Johann Georg von Arnim; Arhneim
Titles or roles: Field Marshal
Gender: male
Arnisaeus, Henning, 1570-1636 - 2 - Titles or roles: German physician and philosopher
Gender: male
Arnold, Andreas, 1656-1694 3 - 1 Gender: male
Arnoldi, Christopher, fl. 1650-1651 1 - 1 Alternative names: Arnold, Christoph
Gender: male
Arnoldi, Johan, fl. 1698 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Gender: male
Arnoldi, Michael, 1658-1738 2 1 - Gender: male
Arnold, Johann, fl. 1637-1639 5 - - Alternative names: Arnold, Johannes; Arnold, John
Gender: male
Arnold, Nicholas, 1618-1680 7 5 4 Alternative names: Arnoldi, Nikolaus; Arnoldi, Nicolaus; Arnold, Nicolaus; Arnoldus, Nicolaus; Arnoldy
Titles or roles: professor of theology
Gender: male
Arnoldus, Andreas, 1656-1694 13 1 - Alternative names: Andreas Arnold; Andre Arnold; André Arnaud
Titles or roles: Scholar, from Nuremberg; theologian; pastor; student, Leiden
Gender: male
Arnoldus (brother of Nicolaius Arnoldus), fl. 1572 - - 1 Titles or roles: brother of Nicolaius Arnoldus (fl. 1572)
Gender: male
Arnoldus, Christophorus, fl. 1651 - - 1 Gender: male
Arnoldus, Nicolaius, fl. 1572 1 - - Gender: male
Arnoldus, Robertus, d.1651 - - 1 Titles or roles: Brother of Christophorus Arnoldus
Gender: male
Arnoux, Jean (Père), fl. 1621 - 1 - Alternative names: le R. P. Arnoux
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
A Roorda, Joannes, fl. 1573 1 - - Alternative names: Roorda, Joannes a
Gender: male
Arrigoni, Lelio, b.1541 3 - - Titles or roles: Agent of the Gonzaga
Gender: male
Arsenius, fl. 1716 1 - - Titles or roles: Metropolitan of Thebaides
Gender: male
Artis, Gabriel d’, 1650-1730 or after 1 1 - Alternative names: Dartis, Gabriel; d'Artis
Gender: male
Arundel, Henry (Lord) 1 - - Gender: male
Arundell, John, fl. 1707 1 - - Gender: male
Arundell, John (Sir), 1576-1656 1 - 1 Alternative names: of Trevice
Gender: male
Arundell, Thomas, 1633-1712 1 - - Titles or roles: fourth baron Arundell of Wardour
Gender: male
Arviset, Estienne, fl. 1618 - 1 - Titles or roles: addressee, in Dijon, of letter from Peiresc; conseiller
Gender: male
Ascanius (Dr), fl. 1760-1780 - - 1 Titles or roles: Danish traveller
Gender: male
Ascham, Roger, 1514-1568 3 - - Titles or roles: author; royal tutor
Gender: male
Ashburnham, Edward 1 - - Gender: male
Ashburnham, John, 1603 or before-1671 2 - - Titles or roles: Courtier; politician; diplomat; MP for Hastings
Gender: male
Ashburnham, William 1 - - Gender: male
Ashby, George (Reverend), 1724-1808 24 2 - Titles or roles: antiquary; Church of England clergyman; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, 1775; fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and president or vice-master, 1767-75
Gender: male
Ashe, fl. 1649 - 1 - Gender: male
Ashe, John, fl. 1645-1646 1 - - Gender: male
Ashenden, Thomas, 1649-1723 1 - - Alternative names: Ashendon
Titles or roles: rector of Dingley, Northants., 1675-83; Prebend of Armagh, 1686-1723; fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, 1670
Gender: male
Ashenhurst, James, fl. 1705 1 - - Gender: male
Ashenhurst, Ward, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Ashe, St George, 1658-1718 35 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Derry and scholar
Gender: male
Ashfeild, Richard (Colonel), fl. 1659 1 - - Alternative names: Ashfield
Gender: male
Ashley (Dr. Reverend), fl. 1670 - 1 - Titles or roles: at Norwich
Gender: male
Ashmole, Anne, fl. 1617-1637 1 - - Titles or roles: Mother of Elias Ashmole; wife of Simon Ashmole; daughter of Anthony Bowyer; relative of James Paget
Gender: female
Ashmole, Elias, 1617-1692 186 583 16 Alternative names: James Hasolle [pseud.]; James Hassolle [pseud.]; Mr Ashmould
Titles or roles: Astrologer; antiquary; herald; collector; founder of Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; freemason; FRS
Gender: male
Ashmole, John, fl. 1649-1650 1 - - Titles or roles: Cousin of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Ashmole, Simon, 1589-1634 - - 1 Titles or roles: Father of Elias Ashmole; saddler
Gender: male
Ashpole, Ed. (mentioned 1643) - - 3 Titles or roles: letter carrier at the Green Dragon, Bishopsgate, London
Gender: male
Ashton, Henry (Colonel) - 1 - Titles or roles: representative of Lord Willoughby
Gender: male
Ashton, Thomas, 1715-1775 - 8 25 Titles or roles: Clergyman; Religious Controvertialist
Gender: male
Ashurst, Henry (Sir), 1645-1711 7 5 - Titles or roles: first baronet; politician
Gender: male
Ashurst, John (Lieutenant Colonel), fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Ashurst, William, fl. 1647-1648 3 - - Titles or roles: commissioner employed into Scotland
Gender: male
Ashwell, George, 1612-1694 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; rector of Hanwell, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Łasicki, Jan, 1534-1602 - - 2 Alternative names: Lasitius; Lasický; Lasycki
Titles or roles: Polish historian and theologian
Gender: male
Aslakssøn, Cort, 1564-1624 1 1 - Alternative names: Aslachus, Cunradus; Aslaksson; Conradus Aslacus Bergensis
Titles or roles: Norwegian astronomer, theologist, and philosopher; assistant to Tycho Brahe, 1590-93; professor of theology, Copenhagen
Gender: male
Asperen, Paulus van, fl. 1611 - 1 - Alternative names: Paulus van Asperen
Titles or roles: Councillor of the Court of Holland; friend of G. J. Vossius
Gender: male
Asperne, James, fl. 1812-1819 - 2 - Titles or roles: publisher of the European Magazine
Gender: male
Aspinall, John, 1717-1784 1 - - Titles or roles: serjeant-at-law, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Gender: male
Asplin, William (Reverend) 4 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and writer; vicar of Banbury, 1717; vicar of Horley and Hornton, 1723; vicar of Burthorpe, Gloucestershire, 1733
Gender: male
Aspremont-Lynden, Ferdinand Godart d', 1645-1708 1 1 - Alternative names: Ferdinand Gobert d'Aspremont Lynden; Ferdinand Godart d'Aspremont-Lynden
Gender: male
Asquino, Fabio (Conte), 1726-1818 1 - - Alternative names: Asquino, conte di Fabio
Titles or roles: Italian agronomy expert; secretary of the Accademia Agraria of Udine; member of the Royal Society of Arts
Gender: male
Assalini, Paolo, 1759-1849 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian physician
Gender: male
Assche, Justinus van, 1596-1650 1 2 15 Alternative names: Ascher, Justin van; Ascher, Justin von; Assche, Justin van; Assche, Justin von; Assche, Justinus von; Assche, Justinus; Dr. Iustinus
Titles or roles: Minister for the Dutch Church in Frankfurt and Cologne, 1622-27; friend and brother-in-law of Isaac Beeckman; physician, Amsterdam; friend of Johann Moriaen
Gender: male
Assendelft, Adryana, fl. 1647 1 - - Alternative names: Adryana van Assendelft
Titles or roles: wife of Fred. Conincx
Gender: female
Assheton, Ralph (Major General), fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Assheton, William (Dr), 1642-1673 3 - - Titles or roles: rector of Beckenham
Gender: male
Assistant (to Fr. General with oversight of the German Provinces of the Society), fl. 1664 - - 1 Gender: male
Assonleville, Charles d', fl. 1575 1 - - Alternative names: Charles d'Assonleville
Titles or roles: Related to Christophe d'Assonleville
Gender: male
Assonleville, Christophe d', 1528-1607 1 15 - Alternative names: Christophe d'Assonleville; Assonleville, Christophorus of; Christoffel d'Assonleville; D'Assonville
Titles or roles: Belgian knight, ruler of Altevilla; diplomat; member of the Privy Council and first councillor of Philip II
Gender: male
Assum, Agathe, 1587-1644 - - 1 Alternative names: Jaeger, Agathe (née)
Gender: female
Assum, Crato, 1612-1668 2 - 6 Gender: male
Assum, Johann, 1552-1619 - - 1 Alternative names: Johann Assum; Assum, Ioannes; Assum, Joannes
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Assum, Johann Christoph, 1581-1651 9 1 18 Alternative names: Johann Christoph Assum; Assumius, Johannes Christophorus
Gender: male
Astell, Mary, 1666-1731 1 1 4 Titles or roles: Philosopher and promoter of women's education
Gender: female
Asten, Hendrik, fl. 1691 - 1 - Alternative names: Asten, Hendrik van; van Asten
Titles or roles: correspondent of Christiaan Huygens
Gender: male
Asten, van, fl. 1694 - 1 - Alternative names: van Asten
Titles or roles: correspondent of Christiaan Huygens
Gender: male
Astle, Thomas, 1735-1803 6 - - Titles or roles: archivist and collector of books and manuscripts; compiled catalogue of the Harley MSS in the British Museum 1761-63; trustee of the British Museum, 1787; F.S.A. and F.R.S.
Gender: male
Astley, Barbara (Mrs), fl. 1681 - 1 - Gender: female
Astley, Blanche (Mrs), fl. 1675 1 - - Gender: female
Astley, Elizabeth (Lady), fl. 1672 1 - - Gender: female
Astley, Herbert (Dr), 1621-1681 8 49 - Titles or roles: dean of Norwich 1670-81
Gender: male
Astley, Isaac, b.1635 1 - - Titles or roles: English Military
Gender: male
Astley, Jacob (Sir), 1639-1729 1 - - Titles or roles: politician; first baronet
Gender: male
Astley, Jacob (Sir), 1579-1652 3 3 - Alternative names: Jacob Asteley
Titles or roles: first Baron Asteley of Reading; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Astley, J., fl. 1763 1 - - Gender: male
Astley, Richard, fl. until 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Aston 1 - - Gender: male
Aston (Dr), fl. 1604 - - 1 Gender: male
Aston, Francis, 1645-1715 49 24 1 Titles or roles: Secretary of the Royal Society
Gender: male
Aston, Gertrude, 1637-1682 - 5 - Alternative names: Mary Gertrude of the Annunciation [name in religion]
Gender: female
Aston, Gertrude, fl. 1607-1617 - - 1 Titles or roles: only daughter of Sir Thomas Sadler of Standon, Hertfordshire; wife of Sir Walter Aston, from 1607
Gender: female
Aston, Gertrude, fl. 1690 - 2 - Gender: female
Aston, Herbert, 1614-1688 1 49 7 Titles or roles: Poet; third son of Sir Walter Aston (1583–1639)
Gender: male
Aston, Katherine, fl. 1668 - 1 16 Alternative names: Keat; Aston, Catherine
Titles or roles: Augustinians, Louvain choir nun
Gender: female
Aston, Mary, 1667-1745 1 - - Alternative names: Mary Frances Somerset [name in religion]
Titles or roles: Daughter of Henry Somerset and Anne Aston
Gender: female
Aston, Mary (Lady), 1603-1678 or before - 3 - Alternative names: née Mary Weston
Titles or roles: daughter of Richard Weston, first Earl of Portland
Gender: female
Aston, Robert, fl. 1635 1 - 1 Gender: male
Aston, Thomas, fl. 1809 1 - - Gender: male
Aston, Thomas, fl. 1621 1 - - Titles or roles: third son of Sir Edward Aston (d. 1597) and his second wife Anne; brother of Walter, first Lord Aston (1584–1639)
Gender: male
Aston, Thomas (Sir), 1600-1645 1 - - Titles or roles: English politician; first Baronet
Gender: male
Aston, Walter, 1584-1639 5 13 3 Titles or roles: Baron Aston of Forfar; diplomat
Gender: male
Aston, Walter, 1609-1678 4 - - Titles or roles: second Lord Aston
Gender: male
Aston, Walter, 1633-1714 - 2 1 Titles or roles: third Lord Aston of Forfar
Gender: male
Aston, William, fl. 1702 - 2 - Titles or roles: son of Walter, second Lord Aston and Lady Mary Weston
Gender: male
Astruc - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be in The Hague, possibly at the home of Monsieur Galdy, merchant
Gender: male
Astry, Francis, fl. 1715-1724 2 1 - Gender: male
Astry, Francis (Reverend), fl. 1706-1707 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Merton College, Oxford
Gender: male
Astry, James, 1655-1709 2 - - Titles or roles: B.C.L.; Kt. 1683
Gender: male
Atey, Arthur, d.1604 - 1 - Alternative names: Arthur Atye
Gender: male
A., T., fl. 1671 1 - - Alternative names: T. A.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Miles Smith
Gender: male
Atkins, Jonathan (Sir), 1610-1703 1 - - Titles or roles: governor of Barbadoes, 1674-80; governor of Guernsey, 1665-70
Gender: male
Atkins, Maurice, fl. 1708-1709 3 1 - Gender: male
Atkinson, Bassano, fl. 1708 1 - - Gender: male
Atkinson, George, fl. 1697 1 - - Gender: male
Atkinson, Henry, 1781-1829 - - 1 Titles or roles: Mathematician; astronomer; teacher
Gender: male
Atkinson, J., fl. 1786 1 - - Gender: male
Atkinson, William (Reverend), fl. 1726 1 - - Gender: male
Atkins, Thomas (Sir), 1589-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Atkin, Thomas
Titles or roles: created Sir Thomas Atkins under the protectorate; lord mayor of London, 1644-45; recruiter M.P. for Norwich, 1645
Gender: male
Atkyns, Edward, 1587-1669 1 - - Titles or roles: judge
Gender: male
Atkyns, Edward (Serjeant), 1587-1669 1 - - Gender: male
Atkyns, Richard, fl. 1695 1 - - Titles or roles: of Lincoln's Inn
Gender: male
Attaleone, Guglielmo, fl. 1680-1697 1 - - Alternative names: Allaleone
Titles or roles: Poet from Macerata; member of the Arcadia in Rome.
Gender: male
Atterbury, Francis, 1663-1732 26 5 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Rochester; politician; Jacobite conspirator
Gender: male
Atterbury, Osborne, fl. 1722 - 1 - Alternative names: Atterbury, Osborne
Gender: male
Attkin, John, fl. 1658 2 - - Alternative names: Atkin, John
Gender: male
Atwood, George, 1686-1752 2 - - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Taunton, 1726-52
Gender: male
Atwood, Harman, fl. 1677 - 1 - Titles or roles: barrister
Gender: male
Atwood, John (mentioned 1652) - - 1 Titles or roles: son-in-law of Patrick Young (1584-1652)
Gender: male
Atwood, William, fl. 1704 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Aubert, A., fl. 1630 1 - - Gender: male
Aubert, fl. 1646 2 - - Gender: male
Aubert, Jean, fl. 1634 - 1 - Alternative names: sieur Aubert; Monsieur Aubert
Titles or roles: professor, Collège de France
Gender: male
Aubery du Maurier, Benjamin, 1566-1636 37 88 - Alternative names: Auberus Maurerius; Morerius
Titles or roles: French ambassador to The Hague
Gender: male
Aubery du Maurier, Louis, 1609-1687 17 15 - Alternative names: Monsieur d'Aubery
Titles or roles: historian
Gender: male
Aubespine, François, 1584-1670 - 6 1 Alternative names: Aubespine, Francois; François d'Aubespine
Titles or roles: French general; marquis de Hauterive
Gender: male
Aubigny, Prince de, fl. 1665 - - 2 Alternative names: 'Prince Aubigny'; Unidentified Prince d'Aubigny
Titles or roles: Prince d'Aubigny
Gender: male
Aubrey, Deborah, 1610-1686 - 1 - Alternative names: née Lyte
Gender: female
Aubrey, John, 1626-1697 851 977 4 Titles or roles: antiquary; biographer
Gender: male
Aubrey, John (Sir), 1650-1700 15 1 - Titles or roles: second baronet of Llantriddyd, Glamorgan; matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1668
Gender: male
Aubrey, Lewis, b.1652 2 - - Titles or roles: rector of Llantriddyd, Glamorgan, 1685; rector of Llanddeti, Brecknockshire, 1700; matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1677
Gender: male
Aubrey, Richard, fl. 1652 - 1 - Gender: male
Aubrey, William, 1643-1707 29 8 - Titles or roles: brother of John Aubrey (1626-97)
Gender: male
Aubéry, Claude, 1543-1596 1 - - Alternative names: Alberi; Albertinus; Triuncurianus; Auberius; Aubery, Claude
Titles or roles: from Triaucourt; studied medicine in Geneva; obtained doctorate in medicine, Basel, 1574
Gender: male
Aubéry, N., fl. 1635 - 18 - Alternative names: Mesnil, N. Aubery du; Aubrius Menilius
Gender: male
Aucher, Anthony (Sir), 1614-1692 1 - - Titles or roles: first baronet, knighted 1641; politician
Gender: male
Auclere, A. (Monsieur?), fl. 1704 1 - - Alternative names: M?Auclere, A.
Gender: male
Audentius, G., fl. 1611 - 1 - Alternative names: Bolde
Gender: male
Augeard, d', d.1654 - 4 - Titles or roles: Président en la Chambre de l'édit Guienne
Gender: male
Augier, Réné, fl. 1647 - 2 - Titles or roles: agent for Parliament in Paris; secretary to Robert Sidney, second earl of Leicester; agent for Charles I in Paris, 1629–35
Gender: male
Augurelli, Giovanni Aurelio, 1441-1524 - - 1 Alternative names: Augurellus, Ioannes Aurelius; Augurelli, Joannes Aurelius
Titles or roles: Italian humanist scholar, poet and alchemist
Gender: male
Augusta, Jan, 1500-1572 - - 1 Titles or roles: Bishop of the Unity of Brethren
Gender: male
August, Elector of Saxony, 1526-1586 1 2 5 Alternative names: Augustus, Elector of Saxony; August von Sachsen; August Sachsen; August Sachsen, Kurfürst
Titles or roles: Elector of Saxony, 1553-86
Gender: male
August II of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, 1579-1666 605 694 120 Alternative names: August, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Herzog
Titles or roles: Herzog of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
Gender: male
Augustus II, 1670-1733 1 - - Alternative names: August II, König; August II Mocny; Friedrich August I, keurvorst van Saksen, koning van Polen; Augustus II; Augustus the Strong; Frederick Augustus I
Titles or roles: elector of Saxony; king of Poland; grand duke of Lithuania
Gender: male
Augustus III, 1696-1763 - - 1 Titles or roles: King of Poland
Gender: male
Aulnoy, Jean d', fl. 1645-1667 3 2 - Alternative names: Jean d'Aulnoy
Titles or roles: French captain
Gender: male
Aulnoy-Spiering, Maria - 1 - Titles or roles: Wife of Jean d'Aulnoy
Gender: female
Aultin, Jean-Baptiste, fl. 1627-1632 - 3 - Alternative names: conseiller Aultin; Aulin
Titles or roles: conseiller du roi en la prevosté et chastelet de Paris
Gender: male
Aumale, Charles, fl. 1646 1 - - Alternative names: Charles d'Aumale
Titles or roles: French captain; sieur d'Haucourt
Gender: male
Auratus, Simon Falconius, fl. 1591-1593 1 - - Gender: male
Aurelius, Abraham, 1575-1632 4 5 - Titles or roles: English pastor of the French Protestant church in London; studied in Leiden
Gender: male
Auria, Cristoforo, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Auria, Vicenzo, 1625-1710 2 - - Titles or roles: Lawyer, poet and historian of Palermo
Gender: male
Austen, Ralph, 1612-1676 77 2 1 Titles or roles: horticulturist and religious radical
Gender: male
Austen, Robert, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
Austin, Gilbert, d.1835 1 - - Titles or roles: Clergyman in Ireland, including at the Magdalen asylum, Dublin; nephew of Charles Hutton; son of one of Charles Hutton's sisters
Gender: male
Autran, fl. 1651-1658 - 4 - Titles or roles: councelor at the parlement of Orange
Gender: male
Auwerkius, Theodore, fl. 1642 4 - - Titles or roles: candidate in theology
Gender: male
Auxi, Philippe d', fl. 1571 - 2 - Titles or roles: Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Philip II
Gender: male
Auzout, Adrien, 1622-1691 34 19 9 Alternative names: Auzout, Adrian
Titles or roles: French astronomer and astronomer
Gender: male
Avanzini, Giuseppe, 1753-1827 1 - - Titles or roles: Professor of mathematics, University of Padua; member of the Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze
Gender: male
Avaugour, Charles d', 1600-1657 3 10 - Alternative names: Charles de Bretagne Dubios
Titles or roles: French diplomat
Gender: male
Avaulx (Monsieur), fl. 1628 - 4 - Alternative names: M. d'Avaulx; D'Avaulx
Titles or roles: addressee, in Venice, of letters from Peiresc
Gender: male
Avery, Elizabeth, d.1666 - - 3 Alternative names: née Ogle; Elizabeth Ogle
Titles or roles: married to Joseph Avery in 1643; daughter of Sir John Ogle
Gender: female
Avery, Joseph, fl. 1630-1660 16 8 23 Alternative names: Averie; Josephus Averius
Titles or roles: Diplomatic agent for Charles I to the Hanseatic towns, Sept. 1631–1649
Gender: male
Avery, Samuel, fl. 1642 1 2 6 Gender: male
Avogaro degli Azzoni, Rambaldo, 1719-1790 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian historian and antiquary; priest; poet; from an eminent family from Treviso, where he set up a local branch of the Arcadia; correspondent of Muratori's
Gender: male
Avril, d.1648 2 - - Alternative names: d'Avril
Titles or roles: French singing master to the daughter of Constantijn Huygens
Gender: male
Awdeley, Lewis (Major), fl. 1659 1 - - Gender: male
Axe, Thomas, fl. 1684 8 - 1 Gender: male
Axpe, Martin de, fl. 1634-1635 - 1 - Alternative names: Martin de Axpe; Martín de Axpe y Zárate
Titles or roles: secretary of state, United Provinces
Gender: male
Ayala, Ferdinand, fl. 1637-1641 2 1 - Alternative names: Ferdinand d'Ayala
Titles or roles: Soldier; captain
Gender: male
Ayala, Louis de, fl. 1588 - 1 - Alternative names: Louis d'Ayala; Ayala, Louis d'
Gender: male
Aycard, Honoré, fl. 1632-1636 - 33 - Alternative names: Escuyer Aycard
Titles or roles: merchant, in Toulon; friend of Peiresc
Gender: male
Ayerst, William, 1685-1765 29 - - Titles or roles: Chaplain to Lord Raby; Rector of Birch Magna; Rector of St Swithin, London; Secretary to Sir R. Sutton, ambassador
Gender: male
Ayerst, William, fl. 1692 1 - - Gender: male
Ayhin, Johannes, fl. 1622 - - 3 Alternative names: Ayhin, Johann
Titles or roles: Lawyer
Gender: male
Ayliffe, Jonathan or John, 1676-1732 2 - - Titles or roles: lawyer and author; fellow of New College, Oxford
Gender: male
Aylmer, John, 1521 or before-1594 1 1 - Alternative names: Elmer
Titles or roles: archdeacon of Lincoln (1562–1577); bishop of London (1577–1594)
Gender: male
Ayloff (Dr), fl. 1713 - - 1 Gender: male
Ayloffe, Joseph (Sir), 1709-1781 2 1 - Alternative names: Ayloff
Titles or roles: antiquary; sixth baronet
Gender: male
Ayltanus, Bucho, fl. 1569 - - 1 Titles or roles: Nephew of Viglius Zuichemus (1507-77); In Salamanca in 1569
Gender: male
Aylva, Ernst Sicco van, 1635-1679 1 - - Alternative names: E. S. van Aylva; Aylva, E. S. van
Titles or roles: Member of the States of Frisia; mayor of Wûnseradiel [Wonseradeel]
Gender: male
Aylva, Hans Willem van, 1633-1691 1 - - Alternative names: Hans Willem van Aylva; Ontzaglijke [nickname]; de ontzaglijke generaal [nickname]
Titles or roles: Lieutenant–general, infantry, 1672; Generaal-majoor; Deputy-Admiral; baron van Aylva
Gender: male
Aylva, Sjoerd van, 1616-1679 1 - - Alternative names: Sjoerd van Aylva
Titles or roles: Lawyer; councillor, Court of Friesland
Gender: male
Aynscom, François Xavier, 1624-1660 - 1 - Alternative names: Aynscom, Francois Xavier
Gender: male
Ayrmann, Christoph Friedrich, 1695-1747 1 - - Gender: male
Ayscoghe, Edward (Sir) 1 - - Titles or roles: Fellow commissioner, 1612; M.P. for Lincoln 1640-45
Gender: male
Ayscough, Samuel, 1745-1804 2 - - Titles or roles: librarian and antiquary
Gender: male
Ayscue, George (Sir), 1615-1672 7 1 - Titles or roles: naval officer
Gender: male
Ayshford, Daniel, b.1650 2 2 - Titles or roles: vice principal of Hart Hall, Oxford
Gender: male
Ayton, John (Sir), fl. 1661 1 - - Titles or roles: Chief Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to Charles II, 1660
Gender: male
Aytta, Viglius Zuichemius ab, 1507-1577 29 67 - Alternative names: Viglius van Aytta van Zuichem; Viglius Zuichemius ab Aytta; Viglius; Wigle of Aytta of Zwichem; Wigle Aytta van Zwichem; Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus; Aytta, Viglius Zuichemius ab
Titles or roles: Dutch diplomat; president of the Emperor's Privy Council; uncle of Bucho and Folcard de Montzima
Gender: male
Azara, Jose Nicolas de, 1730-1804 1 - - Titles or roles: Spanish diplomat; art patron; friend of Antonio Canova; translator from English into Spanish of works of natural history; resident in Rome
Gender: male
Azpilcueta, Martin de, 1491-1586 - 6 - Alternative names: Azpilicueta; Docteur Navarro; Doctor Navarrus
Titles or roles: Theologian; economist
Gender: male
Azubi, Salomon, b.1580, fl. until 1647 3 - - Titles or roles: Rabbi in Carpentras, correspondent of Peiresc
Gender: male
Azuni, Domenico Alberto, 1749-1827 1 - - Titles or roles: Eminent lawyer from Sassari, Sardinia; author of the Napoleonic Code de commerce and of a bestselling work of European maritime law; professor of maritime law, Turin; librarian, Cagliari
Gender: male
Azzius, Joannes, fl. 1663-1667 3 - - Alternative names: Giovanni Aziccio; Azzio; Azzicio
Titles or roles: Jesuit in Lucca
Gender: male

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