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Baaleu, Claude, fl. 1585 1 - - Titles or roles: Parisian printer
Gender: male
Baal (Mr) - 1 - Gender: male
Baarland, Adriaan van, 1486-1538 - 1 1 Alternative names: Hadrianus Barlandus; Barlandus, Adrianus; Barland, Hadrian; Barlande, Adrian de; Adriano Barlando; Hadriani Barlandi
Titles or roles: Flemish humanist; historian
Gender: male
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871 - - 1 Titles or roles: Mathematician and computer pioneer
Gender: male
Babb, John, b.1641 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Theddlethorpe
Gender: male
Bab, Christian, fl. 1641-1649 2 - 1 Alternative names: Bab, Christianus
Titles or roles: from Ilsfeld; respondent in Tübingen
Gender: male
Baber, William 1 - - Titles or roles: of Lincoln's Inn
Gender: male
Babington, Anthony, 1561-1586 - 1 - Titles or roles: conspirator
Gender: male
Babington, Henry, d.1571 1 1 - Titles or roles: Father of Anthony Babington (1561-1586)
Gender: male
Babington, Humfrey, 1615-1692 5 - - Alternative names: Babington, Henry
Titles or roles: College administrator; rector of Boothby Painel, Lincolnshire
Gender: male
Babington, Josiah, fl. 1701-1704 2 2 - Gender: male
Babington, Thomas, fl. 1655-1658 2 - - Alternative names: Babbington, Thomas
Gender: male
Babylonius, R. Nathan (mentioned 1651) - - 1 Gender: male
Baccovius, Johannes, fl. 1635 - - 3 Titles or roles: Friend of P. E. Stallmann during his time in England
Gender: male
Bachacius, Martinus, 1539-1612 4 - - Alternative names: Martin Bachacek; Martin Bacháček z Nauměřic
Titles or roles: Mathematician; astronomer; rector of Charles University, Prague
Gender: male
Bachcroft, Thomas, 1571-1662 1 - 1 Alternative names: Bacheroft, Thomas
Titles or roles: master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Bache, F., fl. 1706 1 - - Gender: male
Bachelier, fl. 1690 and after - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be in The Hague, receiving post at the 'caffé francois dan le corten haustraet'
Gender: male
Bachelier, Simon (Père), fl. 1626 - 1 - Alternative names: P. Simon Bachelier
Gender: male
Bacher, Andreas, fl. 1579 1 - - Gender: male
Bacherus, Wolfgang, fl. 1633 2 - - Alternative names: Bucherus, Wolfgang
Gender: male
Bachmann, Johann Daniel, 1571-1659 1 - - Alternative names: Backman, Iohann Daniel; Backmann
Titles or roles: Minister
Gender: male
Backere, Pierre De, 1517-1601 - 3 - Alternative names: Bacherius, Petrus
Titles or roles: Dominican; friend of Dousa; published by Christophe Plantin
Gender: male
Backer, Hieronymus, fl. 1627-1638 - 3 - Alternative names: Backerus, Hieronymus
Gender: male
Backhouse, Flower, d.1700 1 - - Titles or roles: Daughter of William Backhouse; married 1) before 1662, William Bishop of South Warnborough; 2) Sir William Backhouse; 3) 1670 Henry Hyde, second earl of Clarendon; first Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Anne
Gender: female
Backhouse, John (Sir), 1584-1649 - - 1 Alternative names: John Backhowse; Bacchus; Backhurst
Titles or roles: cousin of Elizabeth Wagstaff; husband of Flora Henshawe (married 1615); son of Samuel Backhouse and Elizabeth Borlase; nephew of Sara (Backhouse) Fuller
Gender: male
Backhouse, William, 1729-1788 3 - - Titles or roles: Archdeacon of Canterbury, 1769; rector of St Mary-le-Bow, London, 1769-71; rector of Ickham, Kent, 1771-88; vicar of Deal, 1775-88; matric. Christ's, Cambridge, 1748
Gender: male
Backhouse, William, fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Backwell, Edward, d.1683 1 - - Gender: male
Bacmeister, Lucas, 1530-1608 3 2 - Alternative names: Bacmeister, Lucas der Ältere
Titles or roles: Lutheran theologian and hymn composer; Professor of Theology, Rostock
Gender: male
Bacon, Anne (Lady), 1528-1610 118 79 - Alternative names: née Anne Cooke
Titles or roles: Gentlewoman; scholar
Gender: female
Bacon, Anne (Lady), d.1594 2 - - Alternative names: née Anne Gresham
Titles or roles: illegitimate daughter of Sir Thomas Gresham (c. 1518-1579) and Anne Dutton; wife of Sir Nathaniel Bacon (1546?-1622)
Gender: female
Bacon, Anthony, 1558-1601 56 97 - Titles or roles: spy
Gender: male
Bacon, Arthur, fl. 1652 1 - - Gender: male
Bacon, Butts (Sir), d.1661 - 1 - Titles or roles: first baronet Bacon of Mildenhall
Gender: male
Bacon, Edmund, fl. 1635-1657 2 - - Gender: male
Bacon, Edmund (Sir), 1570-1649 1 1 - Titles or roles: matric. 1584; second baronet, of Redgrave; politician
Gender: male
Bacon, Edmund (Sir) 1 - - Gender: male
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 13 8 29 Titles or roles: lord chancellor and politician; philosopher; first Baron Verulam; Viscount St Alban
Gender: male
Bacon, Francis (Sir), 1587-1657 1 - 1 Gender: male
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1546-1622 2 1 - Titles or roles: local politician; son of Sir Nicholas Bacon (1510–1579) and his first wife, Jane (d. 1552); half brother of Anthony Bacon (1558–1601) and Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
Gender: male
Bacon, Nathaniel (Sir), 1593-1660 1 - - Titles or roles: politician; author; recorder of Ipswich, elected 20 December 1640
Gender: male
Bacon, Nicholas (Sir), 1543-1624 - 4 - Alternative names: Nicholas Bacon II
Titles or roles: first baronet
Gender: male
Bacon, Nicholas (Sir), 1510-1579 2 - - Alternative names: Nicholas Bacon I
Titles or roles: lord keeper, lawyer, and administrator
Gender: male
Bacon, Nicholas (Sir), b.1623 1 - - Gender: male
Bacon, Roger, 1214-1292 - - 6 Alternative names: Bakun
Titles or roles: philosopher and Franciscan friar
Gender: male
Bacque, Gabriel, fl. 1567 - 1 - Gender: male
Bacqueville, Nicolas de (Sieur), fl. 1578 - - 1 Alternative names: Sieur de Bacqueville
Titles or roles: French ambassador to England
Gender: male
Bacx, Anna 1 - - Titles or roles: writing to Contantijn Huygens (1596-1687) from Bergen op Zoom
Gender: female
Bacx, Anna Catharina, fl. 1648 1 - - Titles or roles: second wife of William Dimmer (d.1637)
Gender: female
Bacx, Elisabeth, fl. 1639-1640 2 - - Titles or roles: wife of Philips Balfour
Gender: female
Bacx, J. L., fl. 1639 2 - - Gender: female
Bacx, Willem Maurits, fl. 1630-1652 5 - - Titles or roles: cavalry captain; son of Johan Bacx
Gender: male
Badat, Comte de, fl. 1627 - 1 - Alternative names: Monsieur de Badat
Titles or roles: governor of Villefranche
Gender: male
Badcock, fl. 1788 - 3 - Titles or roles: uncle of Samuel Badcock (1747-1788)
Gender: male
Badcock (Miss), fl. 1788 - 1 - Titles or roles: sister of Samuel Badcock (1747-88)
Gender: female
Badcock, Samuel, 1747-1788 66 - - Titles or roles: theologian; writer on literature
Gender: male
Baden-Dürlach, Friedrich Magnus von, 1647-1709 3 - - Alternative names: Markgraf Friedrich VII. Magnus von Baden-Durlach
Titles or roles: Markgraf von Baden-Durlach
Gender: male
Baden-Durlach, Anna Sophie von (Markgräfin), 1659-1742 - - 1 Alternative names: Anna Sophie Baden-Durlach (Markgräfin); Anna Sophie, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (Herzogin); Anna Sophie, Brandenburg (Markgräfin); Anna Sophia, Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (Herzogin); Anna Sophia, Braunschweig-Lüneburg (Herzogin); Anne Sophie, Braunschweig-Lüneburg (Herzogin)
Gender: female
Baden-Durlach, Ernst Friedrich von, 1560-1604 - 1 - Gender: male
Baden-Durlach, Georg Friedrich von, 1573-1637 1 2 - Alternative names: Georg Friedrich, Margrave of Baden-Durlach
Gender: male
Badger, James, fl. 1725 1 - - Gender: male
Baeck, Joost, 1597-1681 - 3 - Alternative names: Baek; Baack
Titles or roles: Husband of Magdalena van Erp; heer van Wulperhorst; merchant and shipowner, in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Baeck, Laurens, 1570-1642 1 - - Alternative names: Laurens Joosten Baeck
Titles or roles: Poet; lord of Scheybeek (Beverwijk)
Gender: male
Baeckx van Baerlandt, Adriaan, 1574-1650 4 - - Alternative names: Adrianus Baeckx van Baerlandt
Titles or roles: President of the Collegium Collegium Trium Linguarum, Leuven
Gender: male
Baerle, David, 1595-1671 1 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Christiaan Huygens
Gender: male
Baerle, Jacobus van, d.1603 11 - - Alternative names: Barlaeus, James
Titles or roles: Grandfather of Caspar Barlaeus (1584-1648)
Gender: male
Baerle, Jacomina van, 1587-1651 3 - - Alternative names: Jacomina Baerle; Becker-van Baerle
Titles or roles: Older sister of Susanna van Baerle (wife of Constantijn Huygens, 1596–1687); sister-in-law of Constantijn Huygens (1596–1687); married Samuel Becker, 1607
Gender: female
Baerle, Jan van, d.1644 1 - - Alternative names: Jan van Baerle II
Titles or roles: brother-in-law of Contantijn Huygens (1596-1687)
Gender: male
Baerle, Sara van 1 - - Alternative names: Baerle, Sara
Gender: female
Baert, Pieter J., fl. 1676-1691 2 1 - Alternative names: Pieter Baert; Pieter J. Baert
Gender: male
Baesh, Edward, b.1653 1 - - Gender: male
B., A., fl. 1638 1 - - Alternative names: A.B
Gender: male
B., A., fl. 1714 1 - - Alternative names: 'A - B.'; A. B.
Gender: female
B., A., fl. 1691 1 - - Alternative names: A. B.
Gender: unknown
B., A., fl. 1720 1 - - Alternative names: A. B.
Gender: male
B., A., fl. 1672 1 - - Alternative names: A. B.
Gender: male
Bagby, Thomas, d.1706 1 - - Titles or roles: at Magdalen College, Oxford, 1661-64
Gender: male
Bagenall, Nicholas, 1629-1712 - 1 - Titles or roles: MP for Anglesey; F.R.S., 1664
Gender: male
Baget, F., fl. 1731 1 - - Alternative names: F. Baget
Titles or roles: Surgeon and demonstrator in anatomy and surgery
Gender: male
Bagford, John, 1650-1716 54 1 - Titles or roles: bookseller; antiquary
Gender: male
Bagger, Hans, 1646-1693 - 1 - Alternative names: Baggarus
Titles or roles: bishop of Zealand, Denmark from 1675 to his death
Gender: male
Bagghaert, C., fl. 1640 1 - - Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Baglivi, Giorgio, 1668-1707 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian anatomist; from Ragusa; studied medicine in Salerno; Professor of Medicine, Sapienza, Rome
Gender: male
Bagnall, William, fl. 1639-1640 2 - - Titles or roles: cousin of John Hobart
Gender: male
Bagot, Hervey (Sir), 1591-1660 1 1 - Titles or roles: First Baronet
Gender: male
Bagot, Richard, 1530-1597 - 1 - Titles or roles: Gentry; justice of the peace; sheriff
Gender: male
Bagot, Walter, 1557-1623 - 1 - Titles or roles: son and heir of Richard Bagot of Blithfield and Mary Saunders; member of Parliament; justice of peace
Gender: male
Bahrius, Benedictus, d.1670 1 - - Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Baignols, Abbess of, fl. 1648 - 1 - Alternative names: Bagnols, Abbess of
Titles or roles: Abbess of Bagnols (Bagnols-sur-Cèze)
Gender: female
Bailey, fl. 1773 - 1 - Gender: male
Bailey, John, fl. 1733 2 - - Alternative names: Baily, John
Titles or roles: rector of South Cadbury, Somerset
Gender: male
Baillet, Adrien, 1649-1706 3 - - Titles or roles: scholar; biographer of René Descartes
Gender: male
Baillie, Robert, 1602-1662 - 1 - Gender: male
Bailly - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Baily, Francis, 1774-1844 1 2 - Titles or roles: Stockbroker; astronomer
Gender: male
Baily, Lewis, d.1631 - 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Bangor
Gender: male
Bainbridge, fl. 1649 - 1 - Gender: male
Bainbridge, John, 1582-1643 15 1 - Titles or roles: Astronomer; physician; M.D., 1614; first Savilian professor of astronomy, Oxford, 1620
Gender: male
Bainbridge, Thomas, 1574-1646 2 1 1 Alternative names: Bainbrigg
Titles or roles: Vice-chancellor of Cambridge University; college head
Gender: male
Bainbrigg, Thomas, 1636-1703 - - 3 Titles or roles: religious controversialist
Gender: male
Bainton, Thomas, fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Bake, Albrecht, fl. 1654 2 3 - Titles or roles: member of the Bremen Senate or Council
Gender: male
Baker, [C.], fl. 1802-1805 2 - - Gender: male
Baker, David, 1575-1641 1 - - Alternative names: Augustine (name in religion)
Titles or roles: Benedictine monk; mystical writer
Gender: male
Baker, Francis, fl. 1694-1696 1 - - Titles or roles: consul at Algiers
Gender: male
Baker, George, 1781-1851 1 1 - Titles or roles: county historian
Gender: male
Baker, Henry, fl. 1666-1667 1 - - Titles or roles: Junior Bailiff of Lichfield, 1666–7; with John Burnes, Senior Bailiff
Gender: male
Baker, James, fl. 1659 1 - - Gender: male
Baker (Mr) (mentioned 1677) - - 1 Gender: male
Baker (Mrs), fl. 1702 - 1 - Gender: female
Baker, Robert, fl. 1727 1 - - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Baker, Thomas, 1656-1740 494 22 - Titles or roles: nonjuring Church of England clergyman; antiquary
Gender: male
Baker, William, 1645-1732 1 3 - Titles or roles: of St John's College, Cambridge; vicar of St Mary's, Lichfield, 1681-1732; rector of Thorpe-Constantine, Staffs., 1694-1708
Gender: male
Baker, William, 1679-1733 1 - - Titles or roles: of St John's College, Cambridge; rector of Lutton and Washingley, Northants., 1706
Gender: male
Baker, William, fl. 1508 - 1 - Alternative names: Baker, William of Walltton
Titles or roles: of Walton, Norfolk
Gender: male
Baker, William, fl. 1635 1 - - Gender: male
Balam, William, fl. 1684-1686 3 1 - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Balatri, Giovanni Battista, 1627-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Giambattista
Titles or roles: Architect and sculptor
Gender: male
Balbani, Manfred, 1544-1624 - 3 - Alternative names: Manfred Balbanus
Titles or roles: in Geneva from 1574; intermediary with the Swiss on behalf of Henri IV
Gender: male
Balck, Ysbrand, 1530-1600 1 - - Alternative names: IJsbrand; Balkius, Ysbrandus; Trabius; Frisius
Titles or roles: Dutch Reformed minister
Gender: male
Bal de Hoczew, Christoph, d.1640 - - 2 Alternative names: Baal de Hoczew; Bal von Hoczew
Titles or roles: Student in Leszno
Gender: male
Bal de Hoczew, Johannes, fl. 1640 - 2 - Alternative names: Baal de Hoczew; Bal von Hoczew; Jan Bal z Hoczewa
Gender: male
Balde, Jacob - - 2 Titles or roles: Minister? in Amsterdam; Friend of John Dury
Gender: male
Balde, Johann Jacob, 1604-1668 1 2 - Alternative names: Balde, Jacob; Balde, Jakob
Titles or roles: German Jesuit and Neo-Latin poet
Gender: male
Balderston, John (Dr), 1658-1719 9 - - Titles or roles: master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Baldinotti, Cesare, 1747-1821 1 - - Titles or roles: Benedictine abbot; from Palermo; held chairs in Philosophy in Mantua, Pavia, and Padua
Gender: male
Baldinucci, Filippo, 1624-1694 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian art historian and biographer
Gender: male
Balduin, Christian Adolf, 1632-1682 1 2 - Titles or roles: German alchemist
Gender: male
Baldwin, fl. 1570 5 - - Gender: unknown
Baldwin, Thomas, fl. 1578-1582 - 4 - Titles or roles: Servant to George, sixth earl of Shrewsbury
Gender: male
Baldwyn, E. (Mrs), fl. 1805 8 - - Gender: female
Baldwyn, Timothy (Sir), 1619-1696 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Balfour Bruce, Marjorie, fl. 1664 1 - - Alternative names: Marjorie Balfour–Bruce; Marjorie Balfour Bruce
Gender: female
Balfour, David, fl. 1629-1638 1 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687); colonel
Gender: male
Balfour, Robert, 1555-1621 1 - - Alternative names: Balforeus
Titles or roles: Mathematician, philosopher, and classical scholar; studied and taught at St Andrews University; principal of the Collège de Guyenne, Bordeaux, 1602-21
Gender: male
Balfour, William, d.1660 - 1 - Titles or roles: English soldier in the services of the United Provinces; general for the English parliamentary forces
Gender: male
Balguy, Charles (Dr), 1708-1767 2 - - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Baliani, Giovanni Battista, 1582-1666 22 2 - Alternative names: Jean-Baptiste; Giovan
Titles or roles: lawyer; experimental physicist; superintendent of the fortress at Savona (1611); senator in Genoa (from 1624)
Gender: male
Ballain, Geoffroi, fl. 1564-1567 - 1 - Alternative names: Balain; Geoffroy Ballain
Titles or roles: French artist, woodcutter, and engraver; of Paris
Gender: male
Ballard, Elizabeth, d.1744 - - 14 Alternative names: née Elizabeth Willis
Titles or roles: mother of George Ballard (1705–55)
Gender: female
Ballard, George, 1705-1755 16 673 - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Ballard, Robert, 1610-1672 3 - - Titles or roles: French publisher and bookseller, in Paris; specialised in music publishing
Gender: male
Ballard, Thomas, fl. 1755 1 - - Gender: male
Ballerini, Girolamo, 1702-1781 - 1 - Titles or roles: Antiquary; from Verona
Gender: male
Ballerini, Pietro, 1698-1769 1 - - Titles or roles: Catholic priest; from Verona; writer on usury
Gender: male
Balling, Peter, fl. 1662 - 1 - Titles or roles: Mennonite
Gender: male
Ball. John, fl. 1728-1739 14 1 - Titles or roles: of Corpus Christi College
Gender: male
Ball, John, fl. 1658 - 2 - Gender: male
Ball, John (Reverend), 1585-1640 - 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; religious writer
Gender: male
Ballone, Baldassare, fl. 1636 1 - - Gender: male
Ball, Richard (Reverend), 1609-1684 3 - - Titles or roles: Master of the Temple
Gender: male
Ball, Thomas, fl. 1638-1640 1 3 - Gender: male
Ball, William, 1631-1690 9 3 - Alternative names: William Balle
Titles or roles: English astronomer; first treasurer of the Royal Society, 1660-63
Gender: male
Ball, William, fl. 1645-1646 1 - - Gender: male
Balmont, Sophia de 1 - - Alternative names: De Balmont, Sophia
Gender: female
Balásdi, fl. 1654 - - 1 Titles or roles: Counsellor to the György II Rákóczi
Gender: male
Balthasar, Johann, fl. 1672-1678 2 - - Gender: male
Balthazar, Christophe, 1598-1663 - 2 - Titles or roles: Writer and historian; born in Seine-et-Oise; at the Academy of Castres from 1658; probably a lawyer, Auxerre
Gender: male
Baltsar Adriaansz, fl. 1678 - 1 - Gender: male
Baluzius, S. T., fl. 1681 1 - - Gender: male
Balzac, Jean Louis Guez, 1597-1654 10 13 2 Alternative names: Balzac, Jean Louis Guez de; Jean Louis Guez de Balzac
Titles or roles: French writer; founding member of the Académie française
Gender: male
Bambrigg, William, 1604-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Bainbridge
Titles or roles: sheriff of Leicestershire; of Lockington
Gender: male
Bampert, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Bampfield, John (Sir), fl. 1646-1647 - 1 - Alternative names: Bampfield, Sir John, and other M.Ps.
Gender: male
Bampfield, Thomas, 1622-1693 - 1 4 Titles or roles: speaker of the House of Commons
Gender: male
Bana, Alexander Riccobaldus, fl. 1664 1 - - Gender: male
Banastre, Isaac 1 - - Gender: male
Banbury, William, 1667-1748 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Cutsworth
Gender: male
Banchem, Johan, fl. 1612 1 - - Titles or roles: bailiff of Rijnsburg
Gender: male
Banckes, James, fl. 1681 1 - - Gender: male
Banckes, Thomas, fl. 1653 1 - - Gender: male
Banck, Laurent, 1611-1662 1 - - Alternative names: Banck, Laurentius; Banck, Laurens Gunnar
Titles or roles: professor in law at the University of Franeker; born in Sweden
Gender: male
Bancroft, Richard, 1544-1610 2 - 6 Titles or roles: archbishop of Canterbury, 1604-10
Gender: male
Banfi, Giulio, 1600-1670 2 - - Titles or roles: Composer, prisoner by a Tunisian corsair
Gender: male
Bang, Thomas, 1600-1661 11 5 - Alternative names: Bangius, Thomas; Bangius, John Thomas; Bangius, Thomas Jo.
Titles or roles: Professor of Hebrew and Theology; librarian of the University of Copenhagen
Gender: male
Ban, Jan Albert, 1598-1644 60 34 - Alternative names: Bannius, Johannes Albertus; Jean-Albert; Johan-Albert
Titles or roles: Catholic cleric; musician
Gender: male
Banks, [Fr.], fl. 1808 1 - - Gender: male
Banks, Joseph (Sir), 1743-1820 3 3 4 Titles or roles: naturalist; patron of science; freemason; FRS
Gender: male
Banks, M., fl. 1790 1 - - Gender: male
Bannister, John (Reverend), 1650-1692 4 - - Gender: male
Bannister, Thomas, fl. 1715 1 - - Titles or roles: pupil at the Reverend Merchant's School, Reigate
Gender: male
Banos, Théophile de, d.1595 12 - - Titles or roles: Born in Bordeaux; Reformed minister, Paris and Frankfurt
Gender: male
Banér, Johann, 1596-1641 3 4 42 Alternative names: Banner; Bannier; Banier; Baner
Titles or roles: Swedish field marshal; commandant of Riga, 1625–6; governor-general of Pomerania, 1638
Gender: male
Baptista "Aulicus", fl. 1549 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Barbarigo, Gregorio, 1625-1697 2 - - Titles or roles: Italian cardinal, diplomat, and scholar
Gender: male
Barbarossa, Christoph, 1562-1623 - - 1 Alternative names: Rothbart, Christoph; Rotbart; Brotoffer, Ratichius [Pseud.]; Ratichs Brotoffer
Titles or roles: Author of 'Elucidarius Chymicus' (1616); pastor, Lüneburg; alchemist
Gender: male
Barbatus, Josephus, fl. 1608 1 - - Alternative names: Abudacnus; Abudacnus the Copt; Yusuf ibn Abu Dhaqn; Josephus Abudacnus
Gender: male
Barbauld, Anna Letitia (Mrs) 1 - - Alternative names: née Aikin; Anna Laetitia
Titles or roles: poet and essayist; wife of Reverend Rochemont Barbauld (1749–1808)
Gender: female
Barber, Francis 7 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Stoke Holy Cross, 1663-73
Gender: male
Barberini, Antonio (Cardinal), 1607-1671 4 2 2 Titles or roles: archbishop of Rheims; ambassador
Gender: male
Barberini, Francesco, 1597-1679 3 5 2 Titles or roles: Italian Catholic Cardinal, nephew of Pope Urban VIII
Gender: male
Barber, John, 1675-1740 1 - - Titles or roles: printer; lord mayor of London, 1732
Gender: male
Barber (Mrs), fl. 1737 - - 1 Gender: female
Barbette, Paul, b.1623 - - 3 Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Barbeyrac, Jean de, 1674-1744 9 - - Alternative names: Jean Barbeyrac; Barbeyracius, Joannes; Jean de Barbeyrac
Titles or roles: Professor at the Collège français de Berlin (1697); pastor at the French church of Berlin (1699); professor of law in Lausanne (1710) and in Groningen (1717–44); translator; writer; Calvinist; from Béziers
Gender: male
Barbier, Anne, fl. 1703 1 - - Alternative names: Anne Bar bier
Titles or roles: Writing from Paris in February 1703; sister of Pierre Barbier
Gender: female
Barbier, Pierre, fl. 1703 - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague; sister of Anne Barbier
Gender: male
Barbon, Robert, fl. 1723 1 - - Gender: male
Barbosa, Domingos, fl. 1685 1 - - Alternative names: Domingo Barboza; Domenicus Barboza
Titles or roles: Jesuit, born in Bahia, Jesuit general of Brasil
Gender: male
Barbosa, Manuel, fl. 1593-1594 2 - - Alternative names: Manuel Barbosa
Titles or roles: Portuguese lawyer; writing to Ortelius from Oporto, 1593-4
Gender: male
Barbour (Mr) (mentioned 1721) - - 1 Gender: male
Barby, Jost Günther zu, 1598-1651 - - 1 Alternative names: Barby, Jobst Günther zu; Barby, Jobst Gunther zu; Barby und Mühlingen, Jost Günther zu; Der Güldene (Pseudonym)
Titles or roles: Graf of Barby and Mühlingen
Gender: male
Barby, Justina Sophia von, 1636-1677 1 - - Gender: female
Barca, Alessandro, 1741-1814 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian musical theorist; professor of law, Padua University; amateur scientist and art historian; Somascan father
Gender: male
Barclay - - 3 Gender: male
Barclay, David, fl. 1614 - 1 - Gender: male
Barclay-Debonnaire, Louise, 1585-1652 - 2 - Alternative names: Louise Barclay; Louise Debonnaire
Titles or roles: wife of Barclay, John (1582–1621); daughter of an army paymaster
Gender: female
Barclay, Hugh, fl. 1628 1 - - Titles or roles: Rector of Carnteel, Co. Tyrone
Gender: male
Barclay, John, 1582-1621 3 65 - Titles or roles: Scottish (born in France) writer, satirist and neo-Latin poet
Gender: male
Barclay (Madamoiselle), fl. 1621-1622 - 7 - Alternative names: Mademoiselle de Barclay
Titles or roles: daughter [?] of John Barclay, in Rome 1621-22
Gender: female
Barcroft, William, fl. 1725 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Bardi, Girolamo, 1603-1667 7 - - Alternative names: Hieronymo
Titles or roles: Priest, physician, author
Gender: male
Bardili, Karl, 1600-1647 - - 3 Alternative names: Bardili, Carl; Bardili, Carolus
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Bardin, Pierre, 1590-1637 1 1 - Titles or roles: French writer, poet, philosopher
Gender: male
Bareš, Jiří 1 - - Alternative names: Georgius Barschius, Georg Baresch
Titles or roles: Alchemist in Bohemia, holder of "Voynich's manuscript"
Gender: male
Baretti, Giuseppe Marc'Antonio, 1719-1789 3 1 - Alternative names: Barett, Giuseppe
Titles or roles: writer and poet
Gender: male
Baretto - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Juan Luis Vives (1493–1540); active before 1540
Gender: male
Bargagli, Scipione, 1540-1612 - - 2 Alternative names: Bargagli, Scipio; Bargagli, Scipion; Schietto (Pseudonym); Biralli, Simone (Pseudonym)
Titles or roles: Italian scholar and writer; Member of the Accademia degli Intronati
Gender: male
Bargerus, Johannes 1 - - Alternative names: Barg, Johann
Titles or roles: Herborn, Synod of
Gender: male
Bargrave, Isaac, 1586-1643 8 6 - Alternative names: Bargravius, Isaac
Titles or roles: Dean of Canterbury; Royal Chaplain
Gender: male
Bargrave, John, 1610-1680 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; collector of curiosities
Gender: male
Bargrave, Thomas, 1621-1682 3 - - Alternative names: Bargravius, Thomas; Bargar
Titles or roles: son of Isaac Bargrave (1586-1643); husband of a niece of Sir Henry Wotton
Gender: male
Barham (Lady), d.1829 2 - - Gender: female
Baricave, Madeleine, b.1668 - 2 - Alternative names: Baricave, Madeleine de; Madeleine de Baricave; Mademoiselle de Baricave
Titles or roles: Daughter of Jean Baricave, minister in Le Mas d'Azil; refugee in London; sister of Rose Baricave
Gender: female
Barillon, Jean-Jacques de, 1601-1645 - 1 - Titles or roles: sieur de Chastillon-sur-Marne; royal councillor ('conseiller du roi')
Gender: male
Barillon, Jean-Paul de, 1628-1691 - - 1 Titles or roles: Lord of Amoncourt; Marquis of Branges; French ambassador at the court of Charles II; son of Jean-Jacques de Barillon
Gender: male
Barker, Daniel, fl. 1732-1733 - 2 - Alternative names: Daniel Barker, at Little Leigh
Gender: male
Barker, George Hollington, fl. 1781-1803 10 - - Gender: male
Barker, Hugh, 1565-1632 - 1 - Titles or roles: civil lawyer; brother of Anthony barker, tutor to John Selden at Oxford; president of Doctors' Commons
Gender: male
Barker (Mr), fl. 1727-1733 - 6 - Titles or roles: tenant
Gender: male
Barker, Nll, fl. 1669 1 - - Titles or roles: probably a leaseholder
Gender: male
Barker, Peter, 1683-1722 2 - - Gender: male
Barker, Ralph, d.1708 1 - - Titles or roles: canon of Wells; preacher in the dicese of Ely
Gender: male
Barker, Robert (Mr), d.1645 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer to James I; son of Christopher Barker (c.1529-99), printer to Elizabeth I
Gender: male
Barker, William (Sir), fl. 1728 1 - - Titles or roles: baronet
Gender: male
Barkham, Edward, fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Barkham, John (Dr), 1571-1642 3 1 2 Alternative names: Barcham; Barkam
Titles or roles: antiquary and historian; antiquary and historian; chaplain to both Richard Bancroft and George Abbot, archbishops of Canterbury; D.D.
Gender: male
Barkham, Robert (Sir) - 1 - Titles or roles: baronet
Gender: male
Barksdale, Clement, 1609-1687 8 - - Titles or roles: rector of Naunton, Gloucester
Gender: male
Barkstead, John (Colonel), d.1662 1 - - Alternative names: Barksteed
Titles or roles: major-general; regicide; created Sir John Barkstead under the protectorate; governor of Reading, 1644-47
Gender: male
Barkstead, John (Colonel), d.1662 - 1 - Titles or roles: governor of Reading; major-general; regicide
Gender: male
Barlaeus, Caspar, 1584-1648 644 111 13 Alternative names: Kaspar van Baerle; Caspar van Baarle; Baerle, Caspar; Barlée, Gaspar
Titles or roles: Professor of philosophy and rhetoric, Amsterdam Athenaeum; grandson of James Barlaeus (fl. 1600-02); nephew of Elia Erdewyns (Eerdewys) (fl. 1600)
Gender: male
Barlow, George Hilaro (Sir), 1763-1846 2 - - Titles or roles: acting governor-general of Bengal; first baronet; brother of Sir Robert Barlow (1757–1843), naval officer
Gender: male
Barlow, [Hilare], fl. 1822 1 - - Gender: female
Barlow, John, fl. 1660 - 1 - Gender: male
Barlow (Mrs), fl. 1655 - 1 - Gender: female
Barlow, Robert (Sir), 1757-1843 8 - - Titles or roles: Rear-Admiral; father of Hilare Barlow (d. 1857); brother of George Hilaro Barlow (1763-1846)
Gender: male
Barlow, Thomas, 1608-1691 62 20 2 Alternative names: Mr Barlow
Titles or roles: Bishop of Lincoln; provost of The Queen's College, Oxford; keeper of the Bodleian Library, 1652
Gender: male
Barlow, William, 1544-1625 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; natural philosopher; archdeacon of Salisbury; chaplain and tutor to Henry, prince of Wales (1594–1612)
Gender: male
Barlow, William, 1584-1656 1 - - Alternative names: Rudesind [name in religion]; Rudsindus Barlo
Titles or roles: Benedictine monk; president of English Benedictine congregation 1621–29; professor of theology at St Vedast College, Douai
Gender: male
Barlow, William, d.1613 1 - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Lincoln; bishop of Rochester, 1606; dean of Westminster; dean of Chester
Gender: male
Barlow, William, fl. 1601 - 1 - Gender: male
Barlow, William (Reverend), 1789-1848 14 - - Gender: male
Barnard, A., fl. 1784 1 - - Gender: male
Barnard, Charles, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Barnard, F., fl. until 1812 1 - - Gender: male
Barnard, fl. 1642 - 1 - Gender: male
Barnard, Frederick Augusta (Sir), 1743-1830 4 - - Titles or roles: royal librarian
Gender: male
Barnardiston, Nathaniel (Sir), 1588-1653 4 1 - Titles or roles: politician; ecclesiastical patron; father of Thomas Barnardiston (c.1618–1669) and Samuel Barnardiston (1620–1707)
Gender: male
Barnardiston, Samuel (Sir), 1620-1707 - 1 - Titles or roles: politician; third son of Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston (1588–1653)
Gender: male
Barnardiston, Thomas (Sir), 1618-1669 1 1 - Titles or roles: politician; eldest son of Sir Nathaniel Barnardiston (1588–1653)
Gender: male
Barnard, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1784 2 - - Gender: male
Barnes, John, 1581-1661 - - 1 Titles or roles: Benedictine monk; religious controversialist
Gender: male
Barnes, Joshua, 1654-1712 53 158 - Titles or roles: Greek scholar, antiquary, and editor; master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Barnes (Mrs), fl. 1700-1716 5 1 - Alternative names: Mason [widowed name]
Titles or roles: wife of Joshua Barnes (1654-1712)
Gender: female
Barnes, Richard, fl. 1619-1665 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Cresswell, Bray parish, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Barney, William (Reverend), fl. 1683 1 - - Gender: male
Baronio, Cesare, 1538-1607 2 3 5 Alternative names: Baronius, Caesar; Baronio, Cesare; Baronio, Caesare
Titles or roles: Cardinal; Ecclesiastical historian
Gender: male
Baron, James, fl. 1677 1 - - Gender: male
Baron, John (Reverend), 1670-1722 15 3 1 Titles or roles: master of Balliol College, Oxford; vice-chancellor of Oxford University
Gender: male
Baron, Pierre, 1534-1599 4 - - Alternative names: Baro, Peter; Petrus
Titles or roles: Huguenot minister
Gender: male
Barozzi, Francesco, 1537-1604 - - 1 Alternative names: Baroccius; Franciscus Barocius
Titles or roles: Italian mathematician; astronomer; antiquarian and transcriber of Greek inscriptions; humanist; uncle of Iacopo Barozzi (1562-1617)
Gender: male
Barozzi, Iacopo, 1562-1617 1 - 1 Alternative names: Baroccius
Titles or roles: nephew of Francesco Barozzi (1537-1604); transcriber of Greek inscriptions
Gender: male
Barozzi, Lorenzo, fl. 1629 3 - - Alternative names: Le Secrétaire Barozzi
Titles or roles: Envoy of the duke of Savoy; friend of Rubens
Gender: male
Barquero, Antonio, fl. 1529 - 1 - Alternative names: Antonio Barchero
Titles or roles: Friend of Juan Luis Vives; living in Paris
Gender: male
Barre, Anne de La, 1628-1688 1 1 - Alternative names: De la Barre, Anne; Anne Barre; Anne Chabanceau De La Barre
Titles or roles: French singer
Gender: female
Barrefelt, Henri, fl. 1579-1589 7 2 - Alternative names: Henri Janssen de Barneveld
Titles or roles: Head of religious sect (an offshoot of Henri Niclaes's church)
Gender: male
Barre, Joseph de La, fl. 1654 - 1 - Alternative names: Joseph Barre the younger; de La Barre, Joseph
Gender: male
Barre, Joseph de La, fl. 1648-1653 1 1 - Alternative names: Joseph Barre the Elder; Joseph Barre senior
Gender: male
Barrell, F. (Mrs) 1 - - Gender: female
Barrell, Fra, fl. 1760 1 - - Gender: male
Barret, Aelbard, fl. 1682 2 - - Alternative names: Barrets, Felbardus
Titles or roles: cousin of John Shipman (fl. 1682)
Gender: male
Barret, Joseph (Reverend), fl. 1807 1 - - Gender: male
Barret (Monsieur), fl. 1609 - 1 - Alternative names: Monsieur Barret
Titles or roles: addressee, in Paris, of letter from Peiresc, 1609
Gender: male
Barrett (Mrs), fl. 1757 1 - - Gender: female
Barrett, Thomas, fl. 1755 5 - - Gender: male
Barrett, William, 1727-1789 2 1 - Titles or roles: surgeon; antiquary
Gender: male
Barrett, William, fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Barret, William, fl. 1623-1624 1 - - Gender: male
Barret, William, fl. 1624 3 - - Gender: male
Barrington, Daines, 1727-1800 37 3 - Titles or roles: judge; antiquary; naturalist
Gender: male
Barrington, Joan, 1558-1641 - 1 - Alternative names: née Williams, or Cromwell
Titles or roles: Lady Barrington; patron of clergy
Gender: female
Barrington, Judith, d.1657 - 1 - Alternative names: née Lytton
Titles or roles: Lady Barrington; gentlewoman; widow of Sir George Smith (d. 1620) of Annables, Harpenden, Herts; wife of Sir Thomas Barrington (c.1585–1644), M.P.
Gender: female
Barrington, Shute, 1734-1826 4 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Durham, 1791-1826; bishop of Salisbury, 1782-91
Gender: male
Barrington, Shute (Dr), 1734-1826 - - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Durham, 1791–1826; bishop of Salisbury, 1782–1791
Gender: male
Barrington, Thomas (Sir), 1585-1644 4 2 - Alternative names: Barington; Barringtonius
Titles or roles: MP for Colchester; second baronet; politician
Gender: male
Barros, João de, 1496-1570 - 1 - Alternative names: João de Barros; Joao de Barros
Titles or roles: Portuguese historian
Gender: male
Barrow, Charles, fl. 1780 - 1 - Gender: male
Barrow, Hu., fl. 1685 - 1 - Titles or roles: fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Gender: male
Barrow, Isaac, 1612-1680 9 2 - Titles or roles: Bishop of St Asaph; Bishop of Sodor and Man
Gender: male
Barrow, Isaac, 1630-1677 2 - 5 Titles or roles: Mathematician; theologian; Master of Trinity College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Barrow, John (Sir), 1764-1848 2 - - Titles or roles: promoter of exploration; author
Gender: male
Barrows, fl. 1658 - - 1 Gender: male
Barry, Edm. 1 - - Titles or roles: Irish refugee
Gender: male
Barry, Edward (Sir), 1696-1776 - 3 - Titles or roles: Physician; MP
Gender: male
Barry (Mr), fl. 1643 - - 1 Alternative names: Barrey
Gender: male
Barry (Mr) (mentioned 1692) - - 1 Gender: male
Barry, Nathaniel, 1724-1785 - 2 - Titles or roles: 2nd Baronet Barry
Gender: male
Barry, Vincent, fl. 1685-1705 1 - - Alternative names: Barry, Vincentius
Titles or roles: vicar of Fulham
Gender: male
Barry, William 1 - - Gender: male
Bar-Shaul Israel, Asher 1 - - Titles or roles: Teacher of Hebrew, Amsterdam; from the 'city of Prague, in the land of Bohemia'
Gender: male
Barth, Caspar von, 1587-1658 - 2 - Alternative names: Barthius, Casparus; Barth, Caspar; Barthius, Caspar; Barthius, Casp.; Barthus, Caspar; Barth, Kaspar; Kaspar von Barth
Titles or roles: Humanist; philologist; translator; writer; philosopher; enrolled in Wittenberg, 1607; lived as a private scholar, Leipzig and Halle
Gender: male
Bartholin, Bertel, 1614-1690 1 - - Titles or roles: Professor of Latin philology, antiquarian
Gender: male
Bartholin, Erasmus, 1625-1698 13 11 5 Alternative names: Erasmus Bartholinus; Rasmus Bartholin
Titles or roles: Danish mathematician
Gender: male
Bartholin, Thomas, 1616-1680 12 9 5 Alternative names: Bartholinus, Thomas
Titles or roles: Danish physician; professor of mathematics and anatomy, Copenhagen University; son of Gaspard Bartholinus, physician; brother of Erasmus Bartholin
Gender: male
Barthouts, Gisbert, fl. 1578-1580 4 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Paul Guilielmus
Gender: male
Bartlet, Benjamin, 1714-1787 26 2 - Alternative names: Bartlett
Titles or roles: numismatist; topographer
Gender: male
Bartlett, fl. 1808 - 1 - Gender: male
Bartlett, fl. 1640-1641 - 6 - Gender: male
Bartlett, John (Captain), fl. 1717 1 - - Titles or roles: Captain
Gender: male
Bartoli, Niccolò, fl. 1650-1670 - - 1 Titles or roles: Italian scholar; from Teramo [Kingdom of Naples]; author of a tract about ecclesiastical history
Gender: male
Bartolini, Francesco, fl. 1608 - 1 - Alternative names: Bartolini, Francois; Bartholino, Francisco
Titles or roles: Lawyer, Bologna
Gender: male
Bartolotti, Guilielmo, 1602-1658 1 - - Alternative names: Guillelmo Bartolotti van den Heuvel; William Bartolotti the Younger
Titles or roles: Dutch merchant and banker, in Amsterdam; husband of Jacoba van Erp (1608–1664); father of Jacoba Bartolotti van den Heuvel (1639–1718)
Gender: male
Bartolotti van den Heuvel, Leonora, fl. 1677 - 1 - Alternative names: Pergens-Bartolotti van den Heuvel, Leonora; Pergens, Leonora
Titles or roles: Wife of Jacob Pergens
Gender: female
Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815 1 - - Titles or roles: Florentine draughtsman, painter, and acquaforte engraver; founding fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts of London; illustrator of Milton's works
Gender: male
Barton, Edward, 1562-1598 1 - - Titles or roles: diplomat; ambassador at Constantinople; representative of the Turkey Company
Gender: male
Barton (Mr) (mentioned 1684) - - 1 Gender: male
Barton, Philip, 1695-1765 4 - - Titles or roles: D.D.; canon of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Barton, Samuel, fl. 1707-1713 2 - - Titles or roles: canon of Westminster
Gender: male
Barton, William (Reverend), fl. 1823 1 - - Gender: male
Bartsch, Jakob, 1600-1633 - 1 - Alternative names: Bartsch, Jacques; Bartsch, Jacob
Gender: male
Bartsch, Michael, fl. 1626 2 - - Titles or roles: Friend of Martin Opitz
Gender: male
Baruffaldi, Girolamo, 1675-1755 - 1 - Titles or roles: Natural history writer and forger of classics; from Ferrara; one of L. A. Muratori's correspondents
Gender: male
Barvell, Francis, 1712-1772 2 - - Gender: male
Barvicius, Joannes Antonius, 1555-1620 1 - - Alternative names: Joannes Antonius Barvicius; Johannes Antonius Barvicius; Jean-Antoine Baartwijck
Titles or roles: first secretary of the chancellory of Rudolf II, in Prague, 1589
Gender: male
Barvitius, Johann Anton, 1555-1620 - 3 - Alternative names: Barvitius, Johannes; Barwitz
Titles or roles: in the service of Rudolf II
Gender: male
Barvoet, Alexandre, 1619-1654 1 - - Alternative names: Alexander
Titles or roles: Jesuit, author, Father Cordier's assistant
Gender: male
Barwick, John, 1612-1664 2 7 - Titles or roles: dean of St Paul's; dean of Durham; brother Peter Barwick (1619–1705)
Gender: male
Barwick, Peter, 1619-1705 14 - - Titles or roles: physician; brother of John Barwick (1612–64)
Gender: male
Barwis, Richard - 1 - Titles or roles: politician; M.P. for Carlisle
Gender: male
Basa, Sinan 1 - - Alternative names: Sinan Pasa
Gender: male
Bas, Dirck, 1569-1637 - 1 - Alternative names: Bas, Theodorus
Titles or roles: Merchant; diplomat; burgomaster, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Basiano, Christopher, fl. 1711-1712 1 - - Gender: male
Basileus, Philo, fl. 1714 1 - - Alternative names: real name not known
Gender: male
Basil, fl. until 1843 1 - - Gender: male
Basilius, fl. 1661-1665 - - 1 Titles or roles: in charge of munitions and fortifications in Leipzig
Gender: male
Basil, William, fl. 1649-1652 8 - - Titles or roles: attorney general to Ireland
Gender: male
Basire, Isaac, 1608-1676 10 2 - Alternative names: Basire, Isaac, de Preaumont; Basirius, Isaac
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; traveller; theologian
Gender: male
Basire, Isaac, b.1644 1 - - Titles or roles: son-in-law of the late bishop of Durham
Gender: male
Basius, J., fl. 1638-1640 2 - - Titles or roles: Official
Gender: male
Basius, Joannes, fl. 1615 - 1 - Gender: male
Basius, John, fl. 1641 - 1 - Alternative names: Basius, J.
Gender: male
Baskerville, Hannibal, 1597-1668 2 181 5 Titles or roles: antiquarian dilettante; son of Sir Thomas Baskerville (d. 1597) and Mary Throgmorton (later Scudamore) (d. 1632)
Gender: male
Baskerville, John, b.1641 1 - - Alternative names: Baskervile
Titles or roles: master of Wakefield School
Gender: male
Baskerville, Mary (Mrs), 1602-1644 - 2 - Alternative names: née Baskerville
Titles or roles: first cousin and wife of Hannibal Baskerville (1597-1668)
Gender: female
Baskerville, Thomas (Sir), d.1597 - - 1 Alternative names: Baskervile
Titles or roles: Soldier; husband of Mary Throckmorton (later Scudamore); father of Baskerville, Hannibal (1597–1668)
Gender: male
Basket, John (Captain), fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Baskett, Robert, fl. 1705 2 - - Gender: male
Basnage de Beauval, Henri, 1656-1710 12 13 - Titles or roles: Huguenot historian and lexicographer; fled to the Netherlands in 1687
Gender: male
Basnage, fl. 1637 1 - - Alternative names: Basnage, Moderator of the Synod and names of three other officials
Titles or roles: Moderator of the Synod
Gender: male
Basnage, Jacques, 1653-1723 25 11 - Titles or roles: minister at Quevilly (Rouen), 1676; minister in Rotterdam, 1709; husband of Suzanne Du Moulin
Gender: male
Basnage, Suzanne, d.1725 3 - - Alternative names: Suzanne du Moulin
Titles or roles: wife of Jacques Basnage; daughter of Cyrus du Moulin (1608-1672); grand-daughter of Pierre I du Moulin
Gender: female
Basnett, Edward, fl. 1650 - 1 - Gender: male
Basoli, Antonio, 1774-1843 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian painter; engraver; theatre stage-set decorator
Gender: male
Bassa, Messih, fl. 1585-1586 - 1 1 Titles or roles: vizier of the Ottoman Empire
Gender: male
Bassando, Baron, fl. 1738 - 1 - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Bassett, William - 2 - Gender: male
Bassevitius, Joachim 1 - 1 Gender: male
Bassi, Laura Maria Caterina, 1711-1788 1 - - Titles or roles: Bolognese scholar; second woman in the Italian states to graduate; alumnus of Bologna; natural philosopher; first female university lecturer
Gender: female
Bassompierre, François de, 1579-1646 1 - - Alternative names: François de Bassompierre; Le Marechal De Bassompierre (Monsieur)
Titles or roles: French ambassador in England
Gender: male
Basson, Govert, 1581-1643 1 - - Gender: male
Bastard, John, 1654-1720 1 - - Titles or roles: of Christ's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Baste, fl. 1690 - 1 - Alternative names: Mlle Baste
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: female
Bastie, Joseph Bimard de la, 1703-1742 27 - - Alternative names: De Bimard-La Bastie, Joseph; baron de Mont-Salion; La Bastie, Joseph de Bimard, baron de Bimard; Baro Montis Selenci; Joseph La Bastie De Bimard; Josephus
Titles or roles: editor of 'La science des medailles'
Gender: male
Bastinck, Jeremias, 1551-1595 1 - 1 Alternative names: Bastingius, Hieremias
Gender: male
Bastingius, Hieronymus 2 - - Alternative names: Basting; Bastinck; J. Bastingius junior; J. Bastingius the younger
Gender: male
Bastwick, John (Dr), 1595-1654 3 - 1 Titles or roles: religious controversialist; pamphleteer
Gender: male
Bataliers (M.), fl. 1663 1 1 - Gender: male
Bate, James, 1708-1775 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and writer on religion
Gender: male
Bateman, Christopher, fl. 1700-1729 3 3 - Titles or roles: bookseller, of Paternoster Row
Gender: male
Bateman, John, d.1728 2 - - Titles or roles: fellow of Merton College, Oxford; M.D.; president of the Royal College of Physicians (1716-18); matric. 1658
Gender: male
Bateman (Mr), fl. 1713 - 1 - Gender: male
Bateman, Robert, 1644-1696 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Bateman, Thomas, fl. 1604 1 - - Gender: male
Bate, Richard, 1685-1749 1 - - Titles or roles: amd. pens. Trinity College, Cambridge, 1704
Gender: male
Bate, Richard, d.1657 2 - 2 Gender: male
Bate, S., fl. 1707 - 1 - Alternative names: Bate, of Horsmonden
Gender: male
Bates, George (Dr) - 1 - Alternative names: Bate
Titles or roles: chief doctor to the King
Gender: male
Bate, Stephen (Reverend), 1649-1724 1 - 1 Gender: male
Bates, William, fl. 1670 2 - - Gender: male
Bates, William, fl. 1684 1 - - Gender: male
Bathurst, Benjamin, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Bathurst, Benjamin (Sir) - 2 - Gender: male
Bathurst, Charles, fl. 1748-1757 3 - - Gender: male
Bathurst, fl. 1655 - - 1 Alternative names: Batharst
Titles or roles: chymico or metallurgist in London, about whom Erasmus Rasch heard about whilst in Montpellier, 1655
Gender: male
Bathurst, Francis, fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Bathurst, P., fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: male
Bathurst, Ralph, 1619-1704 20 18 5 Titles or roles: dean of Wells; president of Trinity College, Oxford; vice-chancellor of Oxford University, 1673-76
Gender: male
Bathurst, Villiers, 1656-1711 11 - - Titles or roles: judge; advocate of the navy
Gender: male
Batoni, Pompeo Girolamo, 1708-1787 1 - - Alternative names: Battoni, Pompeo Girolamo
Titles or roles: Painter and portraitist; from Lucca (Tuscany)
Gender: male
Batteley, J., fl. 1729 1 - - Gender: male
Batteley, John, 1646-1708 9 10 - Alternative names: Battely
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary; archdeacon of Canterbury; chaplain of William Sancroft, archbishop of Canterbury (1617-93)
Gender: male
Battely, Charles, fl. 1693-1728 3 2 - Gender: male
Battely, Oliver, 1697-1762 - 3 - Gender: male
Batten, Edward, fl. 1723 - 1 - Gender: male
Batten, William (Sir and Captain), 1600-1667 2 - - Titles or roles: naval officer
Gender: male
Battersby, Richard (Captain), fl. 1660-1680 4 1 - Gender: male
Battie, William (Dr), 1635-1706 2 1 - Titles or roles: rector of Hitcham, Suffolk
Gender: male
Battiscombe, Daniel, fl. 1790 2 - - Gender: male
Batt, Michael, 1654-1706 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Chelmsford
Gender: male
Baudan (Monsieur), fl. 1627 - 1 - Titles or roles: conseiller du roy; maistre en la Chambre des Comptes, Montpellier
Gender: male
Baudartius, Willem, 1565-1640 2 - 1 Alternative names: Baudartius, Gulielmus; Willem Baudaert of Baudartius
Titles or roles: Dutch theologian; historian; one of the translators of the Dutch States Bible
Gender: male
Baudelot de Dairval, Charles César, 1648-1722 9 - - Alternative names: Charles Caesar Baudelot de Dairval
Titles or roles: antiquarian; keeper of medals for Charlotte Elizabeth of Bavaria; French lawyer
Gender: male
Baudier, Dominique, 1561-1613 64 15 1 Alternative names: Dominicus Baudius
Titles or roles: historian and poet; professor at Leiden; theologian
Gender: male
Baudier, Michel, 1589-1645 - 1 - Alternative names: Monsieur Bodier
Titles or roles: French historian; royal historiographer
Gender: male
Baudissin, Gustav Adolf von, 1629-1695 - 1 - Alternative names: Boudissin
Titles or roles: General in the service of the regent of East Friesland, 1678-89; Lutheran
Gender: male
Baudreius, fl. 1680 - 1 - Gender: male
Baugy, Nicolas, d.1640 - 3 - Alternative names: Baugy, Nicolas de
Titles or roles: French ambassador in The Hague
Gender: male
Bauhin, Caspar, 1560-1624 - 6 1 Alternative names: Bauhinus
Titles or roles: Botanist
Gender: male
Bauhin, Johann, 1541-1613 - - 2 Alternative names: Jean Bauhin; Bauinus, Johannes
Titles or roles: Swiss botanist
Gender: male
Bauhusius, Bernardus, 1576-1619 2 - - Alternative names: Bernard Bauhusius; Bernard Bauhuis
Titles or roles: Jesuit; poet
Gender: male
Baulot, Isaac, 1658-1712 1 1 - Titles or roles: Man of letters, from La Rochelle; son of a Protestant apothecary
Gender: male
Baur, Andreas, fl. 1641-1648 2 - - Alternative names: Bawr, Andreas; Bauer, Andreas; Andreas Baur
Gender: male
Bausch, Johann Laurentius, 1605-1665 - 3 1 Alternative names: Johann Lorenz Bausch
Titles or roles: Town physician in Schweinfurt, founding member of Academia naturae curiosorum
Gender: male
Bauterne, Louis, fl. 1640-1644 11 - - Alternative names: Lus
Titles or roles: French lieutenant in the service of the Dutch States
Gender: male
Bautze, Carolus, fl. 1625 2 - - Alternative names: Bauté (?), Carolus
Gender: male
Bave, Samuel, b.1590 5 2 - Titles or roles: physician, London
Gender: male
Bavoy, (Dr. Monseigneur), fl. 1574 - 2 - Titles or roles: president of the Council of State; president of his Catholic Majesty's Privy Council
Gender: male
Bawdwen, W., 1726-1816 3 - - Gender: male
Bawmann - - 1 Gender: male
Bawyr, Johann Hermann, 1585-1647 6 - - Alternative names: Bawyr zu Böckum, Rommeljans, Hohenholz, und Frankenberg
Titles or roles: Official in county of Berg; heer van Franckenberch
Gender: male
Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691 14 9 - Titles or roles: ejected minister and religious writer
Gender: male
Baxter, William, 1650-1723 76 4 - Titles or roles: classicist and antiquary; Welsh scholar
Gender: male
Bayer, Andreas, 1566-1635 - 1 - Titles or roles: professor of Law, University of Tübingen
Gender: male
Bayer, David, 1607-1668 - - 2 Alternative names: Beyer, David; Baierus, David; Baiier, David
Gender: male
Bayeren, Joseph Clemens von, 1671-1723 1 - - Alternative names: Joseph Clemens von Bayeren
Gender: male
Bayer, Heinrich Martin, fl. 1644-1645 4 - - Alternative names: Bayer, Henricus Martinus
Titles or roles: from Nürnberg; respondent in Strassburg
Gender: male
Bayer, Johann, fl. 1626-1666 - - 1 Alternative names: Baier
Titles or roles: Bookseller and publisher in Frankfurt
Gender: male
Bayerland, Abraham Willemsz. van, 1587-1648 - 1 - Alternative names: Willemszon
Titles or roles: Amsterdam perfume and paper merchant member and elder of Walloon congregation
Gender: male
Bayern, Ernst von, 1554-1612 5 - - Alternative names: Ernest of Bavaria
Titles or roles: Archbishop and Elector of Cologne; bishop of Liège
Gender: male
Bayern, Maximilian, 1573-1651 - 2 - Gender: male
Baylaeus, fl. until 1712 - 1 - Gender: male
Bayle, François, 1622-1709 1 1 - Alternative names: Bayle, Francois
Titles or roles: Professeur, Université de Toulouse; physician
Gender: male
Bayle, Jacob, 1644-1685 14 60 - Titles or roles: French Huguenot; pastor of Carla in 1668; son of Jean Bayle (1609–1685) and Jeanne, née de Bruguière (d. 1675)
Gender: male
Bayle, Jean, 1609-1685 2 36 - Titles or roles: Huguenot pastor, of Le Carla, France; husband of Jeanne de Bruguière (d. 1675), married 1643; father of Pierre Bayle (1647-1706)
Gender: male
Bayle, Joseph, 1656-1694 6 34 - Alternative names: du Peyrat (took the name in 1683)
Titles or roles: brother of Pierre Bayle (1647-1706)
Gender: male
Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706 946 743 - Alternative names: Baelio
Titles or roles: French philosopher
Gender: male
Bayles, C., fl. 1680 1 - - Gender: male
Bayley, Edward (Dr), fl. 1723-1726 9 7 - Alternative names: Edward Bayly
Gender: male
Bayley, John, fl. 1792 1 - - Gender: male
Bayley, John (Sir), 1763-1841 3 - - Titles or roles: judge and legal writer
Gender: male
Bayley, Thomas 1 - - Gender: male
Bayley, Thomas, d.1706 6 1 - Titles or roles: president of Magdalen College, Oxford, from 25 Februrary 1702/3; matric. 1669
Gender: male
Bayley, Thomas, fl. 1695 1 - - Gender: male
Baylie, Richard, 1586-1667 1 2 2 Titles or roles: college head; dean of Salisbury; vice-chancellor of Oxford University, 1636/7 and 1637/8
Gender: male
Bayly, Francis, d.1713 - - 1 Titles or roles: student at Christ Church
Gender: male
Bayly, Lewis, 1575-1631 - - 1 Titles or roles: Bishop of Bangor; devotional writer
Gender: male
Bayly, William, 1738-1810 - - 1 Titles or roles: Astronomer
Gender: male
Bay, Michel De, 1513-1589 - 1 - Alternative names: Bay, Michel Du; Baius, Michel
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Baynard (Reverend Mr), fl. 1693-1706 - 2 - Gender: male
Baynes, Benjamin, b.1683 10 - 1 Titles or roles: of University College, Oxford
Gender: male
Bayon, Antoine (Monsieur), fl. 1635-1636 - 4 - Gender: male
Bayulay, J. 2 - - Alternative names: Bagulay, J.
Gender: male
Baywell, William, fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Bayze, Jean de, fl. 1696-1698 2 8 - Titles or roles: cousin of Pierre Bayle
Gender: male
B., C., fl. 1594 1 - - Alternative names: C. B.
Titles or roles: relative of Paul Merula
Gender: male
B., C., fl. until 1814 1 - - Alternative names: C. B.
Gender: male
B., D., fl. 1783 - 1 - Alternative names: D. B.
Gender: male
Beach, Richard (Captain) 1 - - Gender: male
Beadon, Edward (Reverend), fl. 1785 1 - - Gender: male
Beagham (Miss) 1 - - Gender: female
Beale, Bart [?], fl. 1667 1 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Charles Beale
Gender: male
Beale [brother of John] - - 1 Titles or roles: brother of John Beale (1608–1683)
Gender: male
Beale, Charles, 1631-1705 1 50 - Titles or roles: deputy clerk of the patents office; husband of Mary Beale (1633-99), portrait-painter; of Allbrook, Hampshire
Gender: male
Beale, Francis, b.1663 2 - - Gender: male
Beale, Francis (Mrs), fl. 1670 - 1 - Gender: female
Beale, Henry, fl. 1654-1660 2 - - Gender: male
Beale, Jerome (Dr), d.1650 5 7 - Alternative names: Jerome Belius; Hieronymus Beale; Hier Beale
Titles or roles: college head; master of Pembroke College, Cambridge; vice-chancellor of Cambridge University; prebend of Ely; member of the senate of Cambridge University
Gender: male
Beale, John, 1608-1683 274 58 19 Alternative names: Christianus Cosmopolitanus; C.C
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; writer on agriculture and natural philosophy; Fellow of the Royal Society
Gender: male
Beale, Mary (Mrs), 1633-1699 - 3 - Alternative names: née Cradock
Titles or roles: portrait painter; wife of Charles Beale (1631-1705); daughter of Reverend John Cradock (c.1595–1652), rector of Barrow, and his wife, Dorothy Brunton, or Brinton (d. 1643)
Gender: female
Beale, Mary (Mrs), fl. 1660 1 - - Alternative names: née Catesby
Titles or roles: daughter of Mrs Catesby; brother of John Cateby and Palmer Catesby
Gender: female
Beale, Robert, 1541-1601 24 50 1 Alternative names: Belum, Robertum; Robert Bel; Monsieur Bel; Roberto Belo; Bealle
Titles or roles: English diplomat
Gender: male
Beale [sister of John] - - 1 Titles or roles: sister of John Beale (1608–1683)
Gender: female
Beale, William, fl. 1645-1646 2 - - Titles or roles: English commissioner in Ireland
Gender: male
Bean (?), fl. 1706-1707 - 1 - Gender: male
Bean, Obadiah, fl. 1681 1 - - Gender: male
Beardmore, J. 1 - - Gender: male
Beard, Richard, 1687-1734 1 2 - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Beare, Grizelda, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: female
Beare, Henry, b.1660 1 - - Titles or roles: of Branton, Devon
Gender: male
Bear, John, fl. 1707-1709 6 - - Gender: male
Bearse, J., fl. 1684 2 - - Alternative names: Pearse
Titles or roles: court official
Gender: male
Beatson, Robert, 1741-1818 1 - - Titles or roles: writer; army officer
Gender: male
Beattie, James, 1735-1803 5 9 1 Titles or roles: Poet; Philosopher
Gender: male
Beau (Capitaine), fl. 1635 - 1 - Alternative names: Capitaine Beau
Titles or roles: addressee, in Marseille, of letter from Marseille, 1635
Gender: male
Beaucastel, fl. 1669-1672 - 3 - Alternative names: de Beaucastel
Titles or roles: Burgemeester, Courthézon
Gender: male
Beauchamp, Chevalier de, fl. 1667-1672 6 - - Alternative names: Beauchamps
Gender: male
Beauchamp, Edward, fl. 1585 1 - - Gender: male
Beauclerc, Charles le, 1560-1630 1 12 - Alternative names: de Beauclerc
Titles or roles: son of Jean Le Beauclerc and Anne de Placy; companion of duc d'Alençon, and then in service Henri III; conseiller d'Etat; seigneur de Tressonville et d'Aschères
Gender: male
Beauclerk, Vere, 1699-1781 1 1 - Titles or roles: Baron Vere of Hanworth; naval officer and politician; M.P. for Windsor, 1726-41
Gender: male
Beaufort (Dr), fl. 1739 - - 1 Gender: male
Beaufort, Henry, 1684-1714 1 - - Titles or roles: second duke of Beaufort
Gender: male
Beaufoy, John, fl. 1720-1721 1 - - Titles or roles: Quaker; of Evesham
Gender: male
Beaugrand, Jean, 1588 or before-1640 8 - - Alternative names: Jean de Beaugrand
Titles or roles: French mathematician
Gender: male
Beauharnais, François, d.1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Beaulieu, Luke de, 1644-1723 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious writer; native of France; prebendary of St Paul's, 1687, and of Gloucester, 1688
Gender: male
Beau, Loys (Révérend Père), fl. 1609 - 1 - Alternative names: Le Vicaire Beau; Révérend Père Monsieur Loys Beau
Titles or roles: addressee, in Avignon, of letter from Peiresc, 1609
Gender: male
Beaumanoir, Charles, 1586-1637 - 1 - Alternative names: Charles de Beaumanoir de Lavardin; son of Jean de Beaumanoir
Titles or roles: bishop of Mans, 1601-37
Gender: male
Beaumont, Aernoud, 1605-1678 1 - - Alternative names: Aernoud van Beaumont
Titles or roles: son of poet Simon Beaumont; lawyer, Leiden; member, and later president, of the Council of Brabant
Gender: male
Beaumont, Herbert, 1607-1679 2 - 2 Alternative names: Beaumont, Herbert van
Titles or roles: Pensionary of Dordrecht; secretary and charter master of the States of Holland
Gender: male
Beaumont, John, 1640-1731 6 1 - Titles or roles: natural philosopher; collector of geological specimens
Gender: male
Beaumont, Joseph (Dr), 1616-1699 8 - - Titles or roles: poet; master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
Gender: male
Beaumont (Reverend) - 1 - Gender: male
Beaumont, Richard H., fl. 1799 1 - - Gender: male
Beaumont, Robert, fl. 1662-1680 3 2 - Gender: male
Beaumont, Simon van, 1574-1654 11 12 - Alternative names: Bellimontius; Simon Beaumont; Simon Beaumontius
Titles or roles: poet; pensionary of Middelburg and Rotterdam
Gender: male
Beaune, Florimond de, 1601-1652 11 6 - Alternative names: Debeaune
Titles or roles: French mathematician
Gender: male
Beaune (Monsieur), fl. 1633-1635 - 3 - Alternative names: de Beaune
Titles or roles: conseiller and secretaire du roy, in Paris
Gender: male
Beausobre, Isaac de, 1659-1738 1 - - Titles or roles: French protestant; author of a history of Manichaeism, 'Histoire Critique de Manichée et du Manichéisme' (Amsterdam, 1734–9)
Gender: male
Beauvais, Charles, b.1590 4 1 - Alternative names: Beauvais, Charles de
Titles or roles: French governor; preacher, in England
Gender: male
Beauvoir, Osmund, b.1725 2 - - Titles or roles: master at King 's School
Gender: male
Beauvoir, Peter de, fl. 1646-1647 1 - - Alternative names: De Beauvoir
Titles or roles: of Guernsey
Gender: male
Beauxhostes - 2 - Titles or roles: chemist of Montpellier; correspondent of Henry Oldenburg
Gender: male
Beauxhostes, Jean de, 1617-1688 2 - 3 Alternative names: Beauxhosti
Gender: male
Beaw (Mrs), fl. 1714 - 1 - Titles or roles: wife of William Beaw (1666-1738)
Gender: female
Beaw, William, 1666-1738 2 55 - Alternative names: Philocles
Titles or roles: Chancellor of Llandaff
Gender: male
Beaw, William (Dr), 1634-1706 6 1 - Alternative names: Bew?
Titles or roles: bishop of Llandaff
Gender: male
Bebius, Philippe, 1568-1637 1 - - Alternative names: Philippus; Philipp
Titles or roles: Jesuit, Church historian
Gender: male
Beccari, Giacomo Bartolomeo, 1682-1766 1 - - Alternative names: Beccari, Giacomo Bartolomeo Di Giovanni
Titles or roles: Italian physician and natural scientist; professor of medicine, Bologna; first professor of experimental physics, Accademia delle Scienze e delle Arti, Bologna; president, Accademia delle Scienze e delle Arti, Bologna, 1724; F.R.S.
Gender: male
Beccatelli, Ludovico, fl. 1605-1608 - 2 - Alternative names: Beccadelli; Lodovico Beccadelli; Lodovico Beccatello; Louis Beccatelli
Titles or roles: possibly nephew of, or relation of, cardinal Ludovico Beccadelli (1501–1572)
Gender: male
Beccega, Carlo, fl. 1815-1818 1 - - Titles or roles: Architect; from Vicenza; author of a tract about Greco-Roman architecture in its stage adaptations to contemporary Italian theatre plays and operas
Gender: male
Beccheti, Filippo Angelico, fl. 1757-1767 1 - - Titles or roles: Dominican friar; from St Mark's, Florence
Gender: male
Becher, Johann Joachim, 1635-1682 2 5 6 Titles or roles: German physician and alchemist
Gender: male
Bechmann, Andreas, fl. 1661 1 1 - Gender: male
Becius, Aegidius, 1587-1643 1 - - Alternative names: A. Becius
Gender: male
Becius, fl. 1641 - 1 - Gender: male
Becius, Johann, 1558-1626 26 3 1 Alternative names: Becius, Johannes
Titles or roles: Dutch Calvinist and theologian
Gender: male
Becius (son of Johann), fl. 1615-1616 - - 5 Titles or roles: son of Johann Becius (1558-1626)
Gender: male
Beck, Alice (mentioned 1698) - - 1 Titles or roles: wife of James Beck, junior
Gender: female
Beck, Cave, 1623-1706 1 - - Titles or roles: English schoolmaster; clergyman; author of 'The Universal Character' (London, 1657)
Gender: male
Becke, David von der, 1648-1684 1 1 - Titles or roles: German physician; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Becker - - 1 Titles or roles: German correspondent of Johann Moriaen
Gender: male
Becker, Erich, fl. 1642 - - 1 Titles or roles: Abraham von Franckenberg's correspondent in Copenhagen
Gender: male
Becker, Johann Joachim, fl. 1661 1 - - Gender: male
Beckers, Nikolaus Wilhelm, 1630-1705 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician to the Emperor Leopold I.
Gender: male
Becker, Steven, fl. 1638 - 1 - Gender: male
Becket, Andrew, fl. 1790 - 1 - Titles or roles: son of Thoms Becket
Gender: male
Beckett, fl. 1802 - 1 - Gender: male
Becket, Thomas, fl. 1758-1790 3 2 - Titles or roles: bookseller; father of Andrew Becket
Gender: male
Beck, fl. 1788 1 - - Gender: male
Beckham, Edward (Dr), d.1714 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Gayton Thorpe, and of South Pickenham; D.D., 1687
Gender: male
Beck, James (junior) (mentioned 1687-98) - - 3 Alternative names: Beck, James (junior)
Titles or roles: of Moreton-in-Marsh; husband of Alice Beck
Gender: male
Beck, James (senior) (mentioned 1698) - - 1 Titles or roles: father of James Beck, junior
Gender: male
Beck, Johann, 1588-1648 - 1 - Alternative names: Beck, Jean; Jean de Beck
Titles or roles: General and governor of the Duchy of Luxembourg and of the County of Chiny; sieur de Beaufort
Gender: male
Beck, Johann Jacob, fl. 1640-1657 - - 2 Alternative names: Beccius, Johann. Jacobus; Beccius, Johannes Jacobus; Beck, Johann Jakob; Beck, Johannes Jacob; Beck, Johannes Jacobus; Beck, Johannes Jakob; Beckius, Johannes Jacobus
Titles or roles: from Augsburg
Gender: male
Beck, L. 1 - - Titles or roles: of Westhoven in the Palatinate
Gender: male
Beckman, Johann Christoph, 1641-1717 1 1 - Gender: male
Beckmann, Christian, 1580-1648 2 1 2 Alternative names: Becmanus, Christianus; Becmann, Christian; Masson, Christoph; Massonius; Christian Beckmann
Titles or roles: Anhalt Clergy (1638); German Reformed theologian and teacher
Gender: male
Beck (Mr), fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Beck (Mrs), fl. 1687-1688 1 2 1 Gender: female
Beck, Theodoricus, 1599-1676 2 - 1 Alternative names: Beck, Dietrich; Becher, Theodoric; Baegk, Theodorich; Baeck, Theodoricus; Baegk, Theodor; Baegk, Theodoricus; Bäck, Theodorich; Beck, Theodor; Beck, Theodorich
Titles or roles: from Üeberlingen; Jesuit; Professor of mathematics in Freiburg and in Lucerne
Gender: male
Beck, Thomas, fl. 1674-1691 4 1 3 Titles or roles: of Moreton-in-Marsh
Gender: male
Beck, William, fl. 1785-1800 10 - - Alternative names: William Beck, junior
Gender: male
Beckwith, Josiah, 1734-1800 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer; antiquary
Gender: male
Beckwith, Thomas, 1772-1831 1 - - Gender: male
Beckwith, Thomas, fl. 1770 1 - - Gender: male
Beddevole, Dominique, 1657-1692 1 - - Alternative names: Beddevola, Dominique
Titles or roles: physician, Montpellier
Gender: male
Beddoes, Thomas, 1760-1808 1 - - Titles or roles: chemist; physician
Gender: male
Bedell, Ambrose (Captain), b.1618 2 1 - Alternative names: Ambrose Bedell, junior
Titles or roles: son of William Bedell (1572-1642), Church of Ireland bishop of Kilmore
Gender: male
Bedell, William, 1572-1642 61 2 - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh; Provost of Trinity College, Dublin
Gender: male
Bedell, William, b.1613 1 - - Alternative names: William Bedell, junior
Titles or roles: son of William Bedell (1572-1642), bishop of Kilmore
Gender: male
Bedell, William, d.1631 1 - - Titles or roles: sizar 1606
Gender: male
Bedford, Alice (Mrs), 1667-1728 - 1 - Alternative names: née Cooper
Titles or roles: wife of Hilkiah Bedford; mother of Thomas Bedford (1707-73)
Gender: female
Bedford, Arthur, 1668-1745 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and moral reformer
Gender: male
Bedford, Eliza, fl. 1788 1 - - Gender: female
Bedford, fl. 1700 - 1 - Gender: male
Bedford, Francis, fl. 1674-1675 4 - - Titles or roles: mineralogist; matric. 1660
Gender: male
Bedford, Grosvenor Charles, 1773-1839 - 84 - Titles or roles: friend of Robert Southey; exchequer clerk; cousin of Barré Charles Roberts
Gender: male
Bedford, Hilkiah, 1663-1724 134 166 - Titles or roles: bishop of the nonjuring Church of England; father of Thomas Bedford (1707–73)
Gender: male
Bedford, Horace Walpole, fl. 1776-1807 - 17 - Titles or roles: civil servant and miscellaneous writer; friend of Robert Southey
Gender: male
Bedford, John, 1712-1775 6 1 - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Bedford (Mr), d.1776 1 2 - Gender: male
Bedford (Reverend), fl. 1754-1755 - 3 - Gender: male
Bedford, Thomas, 1707-1773 27 - 3 Titles or roles: nonjuring Church of England clergyman; historian; second son of Hilkiah Bedford (1663–1724) and Alice Cooper; brother of William Bedford (fl. 1724-30)
Gender: male
Bedford, Thomas, d.1653 2 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; author; lecturer at St Andrew's, Plymouth
Gender: male
Bedford, William, fl. 1724-1734 9 3 - Titles or roles: son of Hilkiah Bedford (1663-1724) and Alice Cooper (1667-1728); brother of Thomas Bedford (1707-73)
Gender: male
Bedford, William, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Bedingfield, Christopher, 1675-1747 1 - - Gender: male
Bedingfield, Edmond, fl. 1656-1693 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. Christ Church, Oxford, 1656
Gender: male
Bedingfield, Edward, b.1730 - 9 5 Titles or roles: youngest son of Sir Henry Arundell Bedingfield, third Baronet of Oxburgh, Norfolk, and of Lady Elizabeth Boyle, eldest daughter of Charles Boyle, second Earl of Burlington
Gender: male
Bedingfield, Henry, fl. 1646 1 - - Alternative names: Sir Henry Bedingfield
Gender: male
Bedingfield, Henry (Sir), 1632-1687 2 - - Titles or roles: judge
Gender: male
Bedingfield, Robert, fl. 1675 1 - - Gender: male
Bedingfield, Thomas, fl. 1678 2 - - Titles or roles: M.D.; of Isleworth
Gender: male
Bedmar ? (Marquis) de, 1652-1723 1 - - Alternative names: De Bedmar
Gender: male
Bedwell, William, 1563-1632 1 - 5 Alternative names: Bedwell, Wilhelm; Mr Bedwell
Titles or roles: vicar of Tottenham; Arabist; mathematician
Gender: male
Beeck, Anna, fl. 1649 1 - - Gender: female
Beeck, J., fl. 1661 1 1 - Titles or roles: resident of Brandenburg in Paris
Gender: male
Beeckman, Abraham, fl. 1635 - 1 - Alternative names: Abrahamus Beeckmannus
Gender: male
Beeckman, Isaac, 1588-1637 22 23 - Titles or roles: Dutch natural philosopher
Gender: male
Beeckman, Jacob, 1590-1629 1 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Isaac Beeckman
Gender: male
Beeck, Philip Op de, fl. 1637-1647 3 4 6 Alternative names: op der Beck, Philipp; op der Beeck, Philip; Op der Beck, Philip
Gender: male
Beeke, C. (Reverend), fl. 1740-1743 5 4 - Gender: male
Beek, Gilles van 3 - - Alternative names: Becius, Aegidius
Titles or roles: Wervik schoolmaster; Dutch Reformed minister
Gender: unknown
Bee (Mr) (mentioned 1651-53) - - 4 Gender: male
Beery (Dr) (mentioned 1691) - - 1 Gender: male
Beeston, William, fl. 1724-1725 1 1 - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Beets, Hendrick, 1625-1708 1 - 4 Alternative names: Beet, Heinrich; Beet, Hendrik; Henrikus Betkius; Betke, Heinrich; Henricus Betkius; Beets, Henrich; Beets, Henricus Willemsz.
Titles or roles: Printer in Amsterdam
Gender: male
B., E., fl. 1643-1644 1 - - Alternative names: E. B.
Gender: male
Begot, Henry, fl. 1680-1682 - 2 - Alternative names: Begot, Enericus
Gender: male
Behaghel, Isaac, fl. 1712 1 - - Gender: male
Behm, Georgius, 1621-1666 1 - - Alternative names: Böhm
Titles or roles: Jesuit in Znojmo (South Moravia), mathematician
Gender: male
Behm, Michael, 1612-1650 - - 3 Alternative names: Behme, Michael; Behmen, Michael; Behmius, Michael
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Behrendt, Johann Friedrich, d.1757 10 - - Gender: male
Behr, Godschalk, fl. 1645-1649 4 - - Titles or roles: Danish musician
Gender: male
Beighton, Thomas, fl. 1737 1 - - Gender: male
Beilby, Ralph, 1744-1817 - - 1 Titles or roles: Engraver; businessman; based in Newcastle upon Tyne
Gender: male
Beille, Domino, fl. 1576 - 1 - Gender: male
Beirle, Johann, fl. 1676 1 - - Alternative names: Beirlé
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Beke, Jan van der, fl. 1571-1582 3 - - Alternative names: Becke, Joannes vander; Beeck, vanden; Verbeke
Gender: male
Bekker, Balthasar, 1634-1698 1 3 - Titles or roles: Dutch pastor and theologian
Gender: male
Belasye, Henry, 1743-1802 1 - - Titles or roles: second Earl Fauconberg; M.P. for Peterborough, 1768-74; son of Thomas Belasyse, first Earl Fauconberg
Gender: male
Belasyse, John, 1615-1689 1 1 - Alternative names: Bellasis, John
Titles or roles: first Baron Belasyse of Worlaby; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Belcher, William, b.1770 1 - - Gender: male
Belgrado, Jacopo, SJ, 1704-1789 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian astronomer; Jesuit; professor of mathematics, Parma; founder of the observatory, Parma
Gender: male
Belius (Mr), fl. 1661 - - 1 Titles or roles: Relative of J. A. Comenius
Gender: male
Belius (Mrs), fl. 1661 - - 1 Titles or roles: relative of J. A. Comenius
Gender: female
Belk, Thomas, 1635-1712 2 1 - Gender: male
Bellair, Charles, d.1659 4 2 - Gender: male
Bellairs, Angelo John, fl. 1732 1 - - Gender: male
Bellamy ?, fl. 1758 - 1 - Gender: male
Bell, Angell, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Ashmole (with relation to the Visitation of Berkshire 1664–6)
Gender: male
Bellan (Monsieur), fl. 1609 - 1 - Titles or roles: gentilhomme ordinaire de la chambre du roi
Gender: male
Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, 1542-1621 1 - 5 Alternative names: Bellarmine, Robert; Bellarmin; Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo; Belarminus, Robertus
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal
Gender: male
Bellas, George, 1731-1802 14 5 - Titles or roles: D.D.; brother of John Bellas (1747-1808)
Gender: male
Bellasis, Anne Martha (Mrs), d.1797 38 8 - Alternative names: Hutchins, Anne Martha (Miss); Bellasis, Anne Martha (married name); Mrs John Bellasis
Titles or roles: daughter of John Hutchins (1698-1773) and Anne Hutchins (1709-96); wife of John Bellasis (1747-1808)
Gender: female
Bellasis, John, 1747-1808 94 64 - Alternative names: John Bellas
Titles or roles: major-general and commander of the forces at Bombay
Gender: male
Bellas, Margaret (Mrs), fl. 1786 1 - - Gender: female
Bellati, Antonio Francesco, 1665-1742 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit preachers in Ferrara and Piacenza
Gender: male
Bell, Beaupré, 1704-1741 36 1 - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Bell, Brampton, fl. 1739 - 1 - Gender: male
Bell (Dr), fl. 1621 - - 1 Gender: male
Bellew (Lady), fl. 1643 - - 1 Alternative names: Lady Belew
Gender: female
Bell, George, fl. 1681-1683 5 - - Titles or roles: curate of Darlington
Gender: male
Bell, Henry, fl. 1650 - - 1 Gender: male
Bell, Henry Nugent, 1792-1822 1 - - Titles or roles: genealogist
Gender: male
Bellini, Lorenzo, 1643-1704 1 - 2 Titles or roles: Italian physician and anatomist
Gender: male
Bellisomo, Francisco, fl. 1713 1 - - Gender: male
Bell, John, 1691-1780 1 - - Titles or roles: diplomatist; traveller
Gender: male
Bell, John (mentioned 1697-98) - - 3 Titles or roles: squire beadle of the University of Oxford
Gender: male
Bell (Mr), fl. 1703-1705 - 2 - Gender: male
Bell, Phineas, fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
Bell (Reverend), fl. 1698 - 1 - Gender: male
Bell, Robert, fl. 1765 1 - - Gender: male
Bell, Thomas (Reverend), fl. 1717 4 1 - Gender: male
Bellui, Christian, fl. 1604 1 - - Gender: male
Bell, William, 1625-1683 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Belman, Thomas, fl. 1674-1679 3 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Bridekirke
Gender: male
Beloff, Henricus, fl. 1587 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Tycho Brahe
Gender: male
Belon, fl. 1651 - 2 - Titles or roles: councelor at the parlement of Orange
Gender: male
Belon, Pierre, 1517-1564 - - 2 Alternative names: Petrus Bellonius Cenomanus
Titles or roles: French naturalist
Gender: male
Belovius, William, fl. 1626 - - 1 Titles or roles: Danish Ambassador
Gender: male
Belt, John, fl. 1771 1 - - Gender: male
Belt, William (Sir), d.1652 1 - - Alternative names: Belte
Gender: male
Belus, Hieronymus, fl. until 1601 1 - - Alternative names: Beale; Bele
Titles or roles: Young man, writing before 1601, to seek patronage from Robert Beale (1541-1601)
Gender: male
Belwood, R. 2 - - Alternative names: Betworth, R.
Gender: male
Benard, fl. 1666 - 1 - Gender: male
Benard, fl. 1701 - 2 - Gender: male
Benbrigg, John (Dr), fl. 1699 1 - - Gender: male
Bence, Alexander (Captain), fl. 1648 3 - - Titles or roles: navy commissioner
Gender: male
Benci, Spinello, b.1565 - 1 - Titles or roles: secretary to Cardinal Alessandro de 'Medici (before his election as Leo X) and to Ferdinand Gonzaga
Gender: male
Benckendorffius, Joachimus Fridericus, fl. 1662 2 - - Gender: male
Bendlowes, Thomas, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Benedict XIII (Pope), 1649-1730 1 - - Alternative names: Pietro Francesco (Vincenzo Maria) Orsini
Titles or roles: Pope, 1724–30
Gender: male
Benetti, Flaminio, fl. 1600-1607 - - 1 Titles or roles: Catholic priest
Gender: male
Bengough, Joseph, fl. 1688 1 - - Titles or roles: mercer
Gender: male
Benne, Antony (Sir), 1570-1618 1 - - Titles or roles: recorder of London
Gender: male
Bennet, Gervis (Mr), fl. 1664-1669 1 1 - Alternative names: Bennett
Titles or roles: employee of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613-96)
Gender: male
Bennet, Henry, 1618-1685 14 212 1 Alternative names: Henry Bennett; Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of; Harry Bennette
Titles or roles: English politician; secretary of state; first earl of Arlington
Gender: male
Bennet, Robert, d.1687 14 - - Alternative names: Robert Bennett
Titles or roles: clergyman and ejected minister; rector of Waddesdon
Gender: male
Bennet, Thomas, 1673-1728 6 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist; rector of St James's, Colchester; sizar, St John's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Bennet, Thomas, b.1644, fl. 1690-1693 5 1 - Alternative names: Thomas Bennett
Gender: male
Bennet, Thomas, fl. 1712-1715 17 - - Gender: male
Bennett, John, fl. 1707-1713 14 - - Titles or roles: son of Sir John Bennett (c.1658-1723), of Essex Buildings, Essex Street, Westminster and Anne Brand
Gender: male
Bennett, John (Sir), d.1627 1 - - Titles or roles: judge; M.P. for Oxford University, 1614
Gender: male
Bennett, William (Mr), fl. 1670 1 1 - Gender: male
Bennet, William, 1746-1820 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Cloyne; antiquary
Gender: male
Benningh, Johan Bodecher, 1606-1642 32 6 - Alternative names: Banningius; Bodecherus Janus; Bodecher, John; Bodecher; Benningh, Johan; Bodecherus; Benningius, Janus; Bodecher Benningh, Johan
Titles or roles: Professor in Leiden; poet
Gender: male
Bennis, George, fl. 1698 4 - - Titles or roles: physician; master of Enniskillen School, Ireland
Gender: male
Benoit, Antoine, 1632-1717 1 - - Alternative names: Antoine Benoist
Titles or roles: French painter and sculptor; member of the Académie Royale; painter to Louis XIV
Gender: male
Benoit, Jean - 2 - Titles or roles: Professor of Greek at the Academy of Saumur
Gender: male
Benschop, Hendrik, d.1630 1 - - Gender: male
Benserade, Isaac de, 1614-1691 2 - - Titles or roles: French poet
Gender: male
Benson, Elizabeth (née Wallis), 1658-1703 - - 4 Titles or roles: wife of William Benson (1649-1691)
Gender: female
Benson, Francis, fl. 1678 - 2 - Gender: male
Benson, George (Dr), 1613-1692 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Dean of Hereford
Gender: male
Benson, Gervase, d.1679 - 1 - Titles or roles: Quaker leader; public notary
Gender: male
Benson, Martin, 1689-1752 1 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Gloucester
Gender: male
Bensons, George (Colonel), fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Benson, William, 1649-1691 - - 2 Titles or roles: son-in-law of John Wallis (1616-1703); husband of Elizabeth Wallis (1658-1703)
Gender: male
Benson, William, d.1549 - - 1 Alternative names: Boston (name in religion)
Titles or roles: abbot then dean of Westminster
Gender: male
Bentham, James, 1709-1794 1 1 - Titles or roles: antiquary; Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Bentheim, Arnold Maurits Willem von, 1663-1701 1 - - Alternative names: Arnold Maurits Willem von Bentheim
Gender: male
Bentheim-Steinfurt, Arnold Jobst von, 1580-1643 1 2 2 Alternative names: Arnold, Count a Benthem, of Steinfurt; Arnold Jobst of Bentheim-Steinfurt
Titles or roles: Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt
Gender: male
Bentheim-Steinfurt, Arnold Jobst von, 1666-1691 1 - - Gender: male
Bentheim-Steinfurt, Christoph Bernard von, 1664-1697 1 - - Alternative names: Christoph Bernhard van Bentheim-Steinfurt
Gender: male
Bentheim-Steinfurt, Ernst von, 1661-1713 1 - - Alternative names: Ernst von Bentheim-Steinfurt
Gender: male
Bentheim-Steinfurt, Statius Philip von, 1668-1749 1 - - Alternative names: Statius Philipp von Bentheim-Bentheim
Gender: male
Bentheim-Tecklenburg, Adolf von, 1577-1623 1 - - Gender: male
Bentheim-Tecklenburg, Johann Adolf von, 1637-1704 1 - - Titles or roles: Graf von Tecklenburg
Gender: male
Bentinck, Hans William, 1649-1709 1 6 - Alternative names: Hans William Bentinck; Bentinck, Hans Willem
Titles or roles: first earl of Portland; Baron Bentinck of Diepenheim and Schoonheten; Dutch and English nobleman
Gender: male
Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish (Lady), 1715-1785 2 - 4 Alternative names: née Cavendish Harley; Bentinck, Margaret; Cavendish, Margaret (Lady)
Titles or roles: collector of art and natural history specimens; patron of arts and sciences; duchess of Portland; mother of William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-Bentinck (1738-1809); wife of William Bentinck, second duke of Portland (1709–62); daughter of Edward Harley, later second earl of Oxford (1689–1741), and Henrietta Cavendish Harley (1694–1755)
Gender: female
Bentinck, William, 1709-1762 - - 2 Titles or roles: second Duke of Portland; styled Viscount Woodstock, 1709–15 and Marquess of Titchfield, 1715–26
Gender: male
Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish Cavendish-, 1738-1809 2 - 2 Alternative names: Cavendish-Bentinck, William Henry
Titles or roles: third duke of Portland; prime minister; eldest son of William Bentinck, second duke of Portland (1709–62), courtier and landowner, and Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley (1715–85)
Gender: male
Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish-Scott-, fl. 1806 1 1 - Alternative names: Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, William Henry
Titles or roles: duke of Portland
Gender: male
Bentivoglio, Cornelio, 1668-1732 1 - - Titles or roles: Catholic archbishop of Carthage; nuncio to Paris; anti-Jansenist
Gender: male
Bentivoglio, Guido, 1579-1644 - 11 - Alternative names: Guido Bentivoglio d'Aragona
Titles or roles: Cardinal; Italian statesman; historian
Gender: male
Bentley (Dr) (mentioned 1699) - - 1 Gender: male
Bentley (Mr), fl. 1720 - - 1 Gender: male
Bentley, Richard, 1662-1742 17 8 1 Titles or roles: Philologist and classical scholar; master of Trinity College Cambridge
Gender: male
Bentley, Thomas, 1731-1780 1 - - Titles or roles: porcelain manufacturer
Gender: male
Bentley, Thomas, 1691 or before-1742 2 - - Titles or roles: Classical scholar; nephew of Richard Bentley (1662–1742)
Gender: male
Benvenuti, Pietro, 1769-1844 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian painter from Arezzo (Tuscany); court painter for Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi; director of the Florence Academy of Arts
Gender: male
Benvenuti, Vittoria, fl. 1790-1820 1 - - Titles or roles: Mother of the painter Pietro Benvenuti
Gender: female
Benwell, John, fl. 1624 - - 1 Gender: male
Benzelius, Eric, 1675-1743 3 5 - Alternative names: Eric Benzel; Eric Benzelius the younger; Ericus Benzel; Erik Benzel
Titles or roles: Theologian; Archbishop of Uppsala (1742–1743); son of Eric Benzelius the Elder (1632–1709); President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Gender: male
Benzelius, Erik, 1632-1709 - 4 - Alternative names: Erik Benzelius the Elder; Eric Benzelius
Titles or roles: archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden; theologian; father of Erik (1675-1743, appointed archbishop of Uppsala, 1742, but died before taking office), Jakob (1683-1747, archbishop of Uppsala from 1744), and Henrik (1689-1758, archbishop from 1747)
Gender: male
Benzius, Johannes, 1547-1599 - - 1 Alternative names: Benz, Johann
Titles or roles: Philologist
Gender: male
Berard, fl. 1680-1684 2 - - Gender: male
Berardo, Giovanni, fl. 1641 1 - - Gender: male
Berault, Michel, fl. 1585-1589 1 - - Titles or roles: minister; professor of divinity at Montauban
Gender: male
Berault, Peter, fl. 1680-1682 3 - - Titles or roles: convert from Catholicism
Gender: male
Berbisdorrf, Gottfried von, fl. 1585-1600 - 1 - Gender: male
Berch, Arnout Van den, fl. 1723-1724 - 2 - Alternative names: Van den Berch, Arnout; Arnout Van den Berch
Titles or roles: Merchant
Gender: male
Berchem, Conrard van, fl. 1575 - 1 - Alternative names: Longelius
Gender: male
Berchemius, J. 1 - - Gender: male
Berchem, Jan van, fl. 1639-1646 7 3 - Alternative names: Jan Berchem
Titles or roles: member of the rekenkamer, Zeeland
Gender: male
Berchem, Ludovicus van, 1609-1625 6 - - Alternative names: à Berchem; Bergenius; a Berchern; Van Berchem; Berchem, Louis van
Titles or roles: Neo-latin poet; teacher, Latin School Dordrecht; rector, Latin School Gorcum
Gender: male
Berchem, Ludovicus van, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
Berch, Hubert, fl. 1634 - 2 - Alternative names: Berch, Hub.
Gender: male
Berchtholdt, Philipp, fl. 1656-1660 2 - 5 Alternative names: Berchtholdt, Philippus; Berchthold, Philipp
Gender: male
Berchtold, Johann Andreas, fl. 1637 1 - - Titles or roles: Vicar
Gender: male
Berchtold, Ludwig, 1600-1686 - - 1 Alternative names: Berchtolt, Ludwig; Berchtoldus, Ludovicus
Gender: male
Berck, Anna Maria, fl. 1639-1640 2 - - Titles or roles: Wife of Marcelis Bacx; subsequently wife of Guillaume de Famars
Gender: female
Berckel, Clemens, fl. 1613 - 1 - Alternative names: Berckel, Clemens van
Titles or roles: Student at Leiden
Gender: male
Berckelmann, Theodor, 1576-1645 - - 1 Alternative names: Berkelmann, Theodor; Berckelmannus, Theodorus
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Berckhoffer, fl. 1666-1668 - - 2 Titles or roles: Pro gubernator to the house of d´Orange?
Gender: male
Berck, Johan, 1565-1627 2 8 - Alternative names: Berckius, Johannus; Berk; Berkius
Titles or roles: Dutch ambassador to Venice
Gender: male
Berckman, Arnold, fl. 1568 - 1 - Gender: male
Berckoffer, Jean Henri, fl. 1668-1673 - 6 - Alternative names: Berckoffer, Jean Henri de
Titles or roles: Commanding officer of Orange castle
Gender: male
Berdingius, fl. 1590 - - 1 Gender: male
Berendt, Johann - - 1 Titles or roles: Grandfather (maternal) of Friedrich Meyer; Treasurer at the court of Koethen
Gender: male
Berengar of Tours, d.1088 - - 1 Alternative names: Berengarius
Titles or roles: French theologian
Gender: male
Berenger (Monsieur), fl. 1632 - 1 - Titles or roles: merchant, Marseille
Gender: male
Berenger, Richard, fl. 1753 1 - - Gender: male
Beresford, Michael, b.1623 1 - - Gender: male
Bere, Sidney, fl. 1648-1649 2 - - Gender: male
Beretti-Landi, Marquis de, fl. 1725 1 2 - Alternative names: Baretti Landi, Marquis de
Gender: male
Berfilt, Janne, fl. 1637 1 - - Gender: unknown
Berg, Adam J. de, fl. 1631 1 - - Alternative names: Adam J. de Berg; van Berg
Gender: male
Bergaigne, J., fl. 1639 1 - - Gender: unknown
Bergairolles, fl. 1669 - 2 - Alternative names: de Bergairolles
Titles or roles: Lawyer, in Orange
Gender: male
Bergalli, Luisa, 1703-1779 1 - - Titles or roles: Venetian playwright; translator of French works into Italian (Fleury, Moliere); Gasparo Gozzi's wife; theatre impresaria.
Gender: female
Berg, Conrad, 1592-1642 9 2 15 Alternative names: Bergius, Conrad; Berg, Konrad
Titles or roles: Professor of theology, Bremen, 1634–1642
Gender: male
Berge, Gerhard ten, 1615-1682 1 - - Alternative names: Gerhard ten Berge
Titles or roles: Burgemeester, Groningen
Gender: male
Bergeius, Vincentius, 1599-1655 1 - - Titles or roles: Minister at Wijk bij Duurstede
Gender: male
Bergen, Christopher van, fl. 1633 2 - - Alternative names: Christopher Van Bergen; Bergen, Johann Chr. Von; Johann Christoph von Bergen
Gender: male
Bergen op Zoom (Margravine of) - 1 - Gender: female
Bergen, Rutgerus zum, 1603-1661 2 - - Gender: male
Berger, Gédéon de, 1621-1671 5 3 - Alternative names: Berger, Gedeon; Berger Sieur d'Alanson, Gédéon de
Titles or roles: Sieur d'Alençon; member of the Orange parliament
Gender: male
Bergeron (Monsieur), fl. 1626-1634 - 5 - Titles or roles: addressee, in Paris, of letters from Peiresc
Gender: male
Bergerotti, Anna, fl. 1665-1668 - 1 - Titles or roles: Italian singer, in Paris
Gender: female
Berges, Antonio de, fl. 1518 - 1 - Alternative names: Antonio de Berges
Titles or roles: Spanish pupil of Juan Luis Vives
Gender: male
Bergh, Catharina van den, 1578-1640 1 - - Gender: female
Berg, Hendrick von, fl. 1635 - - 2 Titles or roles: Known to P.E. Stallmann.
Gender: male
Berg, Hendrik, 1573-1638 1 - - Titles or roles: Dutch soldier in the service of Spain
Gender: male
Bergher, Jan de, fl. 1556 1 - - Alternative names: De Bergher, Jan
Gender: male
Berghes, Maximilien de, 1512-1570 - 2 - Titles or roles: archbishop of Cambrai
Gender: male
Bergh, P. van den, fl. 1638 1 - - Alternative names: Bergh, P.
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Bergier, Antoine, fl. 1622 1 - - Gender: male
Bergier, Nicolas, fl. 1620 - 1 - Alternative names: Berger
Titles or roles: from Rheims
Gender: male
Berg, Johannes, 1587-1658 3 - 14 Alternative names: Bergk, Johann; Bergius
Titles or roles: Court preacher at the court of Brandenburg; reformed theologian; son of Konrad Bergius [Conrad Berg] (1542-1592)
Gender: male
Beridge, John - 1 - Gender: male
Beringer, Jacob - - 5 Alternative names: Beringer, Jacobus; Beringer, Jakob
Titles or roles: Pastor, Speyer; mentioned in a letter of 1641
Gender: male
Beringer von Königshoff, Melchior, 1594-1643 8 13 - Alternative names: Beringer, Melchior; Melchior Beringer von Königshofen; Melchior Beringer von Konigshofen; Beringer, Melchior, von Königshofen
Gender: male
Beringhen, Henri, 1603-1692 3 48 - Alternative names: Beringhen, Henri de; Henri de Beringhen
Titles or roles: French officer in the service of the States; later equerry to the King of France
Gender: male
Berington (Mrs), fl. until 1658 - 1 - Gender: female
Bering, Vitus, 1617-1675 1 - - Titles or roles: Danish poet, humanist, historiograph
Gender: male
Berka z Dubé, Zbyněk, 1551-1606 1 - - Alternative names: Zbyněk Berka z Dubé
Titles or roles: Archbishop of Prague
Gender: male
Berkel, Abraham, 1630-1688 3 5 - Alternative names: Berkeley, Abraham; Berkelius
Titles or roles: D.D.
Gender: male
Berkeley, George, 1685-1753 2 - 3 Titles or roles: Bishop of Cloyne
Gender: male
Berkeley, John, 1607-1678 1 - - Titles or roles: first Baron Berkeley of Stratton
Gender: male
Berkeley, Rowland (Sir), fl. 1669-1671 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Cotheridge Court; father of Thomas Berkeley (d.1669)
Gender: male
Berkenhead, John (Sir), 1617-1679 1 - - Alternative names: Berkenhead
Titles or roles: journalist and poet
Gender: male
Berkhead, H., fl. 1689 1 - - Gender: male
Berkhout, Paulus Teding van, 1609-1672 - 4 - Alternative names: Paulus Teding van Berkhout; Berchoutius; Teding van Berkhout, Paulus
Titles or roles: Professor of Theology and Law; pensionary of Monnikendam; member of 'Domein - en Rekenkamer' of Holland
Gender: male
Berkhout, Volker Teding van, fl. 1610 1 - - Alternative names: Teding van Berkhout, Volker
Gender: male
Berlaymont, Louis de, 1542-1596 - 1 - Titles or roles: archevêque-duc de Cambrai, 1570
Gender: male
Berlius (Dr), fl. 1607 - - 1 Gender: male
Bermann, Christian, fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Bermann, Heinrich, fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Bernaerts, Jan, 1568-1601 1 - - Alternative names: Jan Bernaerts; Johannes Bernartius
Titles or roles: Lawyer and historiographer, Mechelen
Gender: male
Bernard, Arnauld, fl. 1617 1 - - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Bernard, Edward, 1638-1697 315 475 34 Alternative names: Edward Barnard
Titles or roles: mathematician and Arabist; Savilian professor of astronomy, Oxford
Gender: male
Bernard, Edward, fl. 1678 1 - - Gender: male
Bernard, Eleanor (Mrs), b.1667 - 1 2 Alternative names: née Howell
Titles or roles: wife of Edward Bernard (1638-97), Savilian professor of astronomy, Oxford
Gender: female
Bernard, Francis, 1628-1698 6 - - Alternative names: Francis Barnard
Titles or roles: apothecary and physician; physician-in-ordinary to James II; collector of medical books
Gender: male
Bernardi (Abate), fl. 1760-1800 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer, in Padua
Gender: male
Bernard, Jacques, 1658-1718 1 2 - Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Bernard, J., fl. 1691-1692 2 - - Alternative names: Barnard
Gender: male
Bernard, Johann Stephan, 1718-1793 13 - - Titles or roles: German medical writer
Gender: male
Bernard-Morland, Scrope (Sir), 1759-1830 1 - - Alternative names: Morland, Scrope Bernard
Titles or roles: fourth baronet
Gender: male
Bernard of Clairvaux, 1090-1153 - - 1 Titles or roles: French Cistercian abbot
Gender: male
Bernard, Richard, 1568-1641 1 - - Titles or roles: Puritan divine
Gender: male
Bernegger, Johann Caspar, 1612-1675 - - 4 Alternative names: Berneggerus, Joannes Casparus; Bernegger, Johann Kaspar
Gender: male
Bernegger, Matthias, 1582-1640 240 252 40 Alternative names: Berneggerus; Mathias; Matthew; Matthiae Berneggeri
Titles or roles: Philologist; astronomer
Gender: male
Berners, James, fl. 1642 1 - - Gender: male
Berners, Josias, d.1663 12 - - Titles or roles: government official
Gender: male
Berneveldius, fl. 1595 - 1 - Gender: male
Berney, Robert, fl. 1626-1627 - 2 - Gender: male
Bernhard Bernitz, Marcin, 1625-1673 3 - 2 Titles or roles: Polish botanist, physician to the King of Poland
Gender: male
Bernhard, Christian, fl. 1618-1624 - 23 - Titles or roles: of Sagan (Żagań)
Gender: male
Bernhard Gustav von Baden-Durlach, 1631-1677 2 - - Titles or roles: Major General in the Swedish army, Catholic convert, Abbot of Fulda and Kempten Abbey, cardinal
Gender: male
Bernhardi, Martinus, fl. 1658 2 - - Gender: male
Bernier, François, 1620-1688 7 2 1 Alternative names: Bernier, Francois
Titles or roles: French physician; traveller and writer; secretary to Pierre Gassendi (1592–1655)
Gender: male
Bernier, Jean, fl. 1696 1 - - Gender: male
Bernitz, Sophie Anna von 4 1 - Alternative names: Sophiana Corbiniana; Bernardi a Bernitz; Bernharda; Bernarda
Titles or roles: Latin poet
Gender: female
Bernoulli, Jacob (I), 1655-1705 3 - - Alternative names: Bernoulli, Jacob; Bernoulli, Jacques; Bernoulli, James; Bernouilli
Titles or roles: Mathematician; astronomer; physicist; Professor at Basel
Gender: male
Bernstra, W., fl. 1569 1 - - Gender: male
Berrisford, Richard, 1617-1695 - 1 - Titles or roles: fellow of St John's College, Cambridge; cousin of Robert Bateman (1644-96)
Gender: male
Berrow, John, fl. 1650-1681 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. Balliol College, Oxford, 1650; rector of Watford, 1675
Gender: male
Berry, C., fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: male
Berry, Christopher, fl. 1769 2 - - Gender: male
Berry, James (Major-General), d.1691 - 1 - Titles or roles: Parliamentarian army officer
Gender: male
Berry, John H., fl. 1787 2 - - Gender: male
Berry, W.?, fl. 1808 1 - - Gender: male
Bersani, Cornet, fl. 1675 1 - - Gender: male
Berselius, Paschasius, d.1535 - - 1 Titles or roles: Benedictine
Gender: male
Bertet, Jean, 1622-1692 8 7 1 Alternative names: Bertet, Joannes
Titles or roles: French Jesuit theologian; mathetmatician
Gender: male
Berthius, Pierre, 1565-1629 - 1 - Alternative names: Bertus; Petrus Bertius; Pierre Bertius
Titles or roles: Dutch-born mathematician; cosmographer; converted to Catholicism and moved to France, 1620
Gender: male
Bertholdus Joannes, fl. 1663-1669 1 - 1 Alternative names: Johannes Berthold
Titles or roles: Jesuit, vice-provincial
Gender: male
Berti, Alessandro Pompeo, 1686-1752 1 - - Titles or roles: Catholic priest; born in Lucca; Jansenist; antiquary; correspondent of GB Vico and LA Muratori; translator of French works into Italian
Gender: male
Bertie, Albemarle, 1668-1742 1 1 - Titles or roles: M.P. for Lincolnshire 1705–08, for Cockermouth 1708–10, and for Boston 1734–41
Gender: male
Bertie, Albert, fl. 1697 2 - - Gender: male
Bertie, Charles, 1640-1711 5 3 - Titles or roles: diplomat and treasurer of the ordnance; fifth son of Montague Bertie, second earl of Lindsey
Gender: male
Bertie, Elizabeth, d.1719 1 1 - Alternative names: née Pope; Lady Lindsey
Titles or roles: Countess of Lindsey; third wife of Robert Bertie (1641-1701), third earl of Lindsey (his second wife was also named Elizabeth, and died in 1669); daughter of Thomas Pope, second earl of Downe
Gender: female
Bertie, James, 1653-1699 - 1 1 Titles or roles: first earl of Abingdon (created 1682); lord-lieutenant of Oxfordshire 1674-1687, 1689-1697
Gender: male
Bertie, Mary (Lady), 1655-1709 - - 1 Alternative names: Mary Dormer
Titles or roles: countess of Carnarvon; wife of Charles Dormer, 2nd earl of Carnarvon
Gender: male
Bertie, Montague, 1607-1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: second earl of Lindsey
Gender: male
Bertie, Peregrine, 1663-1711 1 - 1 Gender: male
Bertie, Peregrine, 1555-1601 - 1 - Alternative names: Lord Willoughby d'Eresby
Titles or roles: thirteenth Baron Willoughby of Willoughby, Beck, and Eresby; envoy to German princes and to Denmark; friend of Philip Sidney
Gender: male
Bertier, Marguérite, fl. 1654 - 1 - Alternative names: Bertier, Marguerite
Gender: female
Bertie, Robert, 1630-1701 1 - - Titles or roles: third earl of Lindsey; Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire
Gender: male
Bertie, Robert, 1582-1642 - 1 - Titles or roles: first Earl of Lindsey
Gender: male
Bertie, Robert, fl. 1695-1701 4 - - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Bertier, Philippe de, d.1618 2 - - Titles or roles: seigneur de Montrabe; lawyer; President of the Senate in Toulouse
Gender: male
Bertie, Susan, b.1554 1 - - Alternative names: Grey (other married name); Wingfield (other married name)
Titles or roles: countess of Kent; wife of Reginald Grey of Wrest
Gender: female
Bertin, fl. 1572 1 - - Titles or roles: Secretary
Gender: male
Bertius, John Baptist, fl. 1563-1573 - - 2 Titles or roles: secretary of Senate
Gender: male
Bertius, John de, fl. 1566 1 - - Alternative names: De Bertius, John
Gender: male
Bertius (son of John Baptist Bertius), fl. 1563 - - 1 Titles or roles: son of John Baptist Bertius
Gender: male
Bertold, J. B., fl. 1626 1 - - Alternative names: Bertoldo, [Giovanni Battista]
Titles or roles: Agent of Leopold V in Brussels
Gender: male
Bertoli, Francesco Antonio, fl. 1730-1740 - - 1 Titles or roles: Fashion designer and couturier for the courts of Vienna and Dresden, and also of Naples
Gender: male
Bertoli, Giovanni Domenico, 1676-1763 - 1 - Titles or roles: Somascan father; antiquary and natural historian; founder of the Aquileia Museum
Gender: male
Bert, Pieter de, 1565-1629 16 17 2 Alternative names: Bertius, Petrus; Bert, Peter
Titles or roles: Professor of mathematics and librarian, Leiden; regent of the Statencollege, Leiden, from 1606; theologian; historian; geographer and cartographer
Gender: male
Bertram, Bonaventure Corneille, 1531-1594 1 - - Titles or roles: French protestant theologian and Hebraist; worked in Geneva from 1567
Gender: male
Bertram, Charles Julius, 1723-1765 32 - - Titles or roles: literary forger
Gender: male
Bertrand, Élie, 1713-1797 1 - - Alternative names: Bertrand, Elias
Gender: male
Bertrand, fl. 1684 1 - - Titles or roles: minister at Rye
Gender: male
Bertras - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Bertras, Gabriel 1 - - Alternative names: Gabrielle Bertras
Titles or roles: Writing from Paris on 19 November of an unknown year
Gender: male
Berwick ?, fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Berzelius, E. - 1 - Gender: male
Beschout ?, V. T., fl. 1620 1 - - Gender: male
Besier, Bernard, 1654-1717 1 - - Titles or roles: Pastor in Ruurlo, 1680, and Philippine, 1688
Gender: male
Besiers (Monsieur), fl. 1661 - - 1 Gender: male
Besly, Jean, 1572-1644 - 4 - Titles or roles: historian, of Poitou; lawyer, Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée
Gender: male
Besold, Christoph, 1577-1638 2 1 51 Alternative names: Christopher Besoldus; Christoff
Titles or roles: German jurist
Gender: male
Besoldus, fl. 1595 1 - - Gender: male
Besse, Pierre de, 1567-1639 - - 2 Alternative names: Pierre de Besse; Bessaeus, Petrus; Besseus
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Best, John, d.1570 - 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Carlisle, 1560-70
Gender: male
Best, Josias, fl. 1651-1652 6 - - Gender: male
Best, Paul, 1590-1657 1 - - Titles or roles: scholar; religious writer; prisoner 1645-47
Gender: male
Best, Thomas, 1754-1815 2 - - Gender: male
Betancourt, Madame de Villiers de, fl. 1639 1 - - Alternative names: De Betancourt, Madame de Villiers
Gender: female
Betham, William, 1749-1839 1 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Bethane (Mr) (mentioned 1689) - - 1 Gender: male
Bethel, Hugh (Colonel) 1 - - Gender: male
Bethlen, Gábor, 1580-1629 - - 2 Alternative names: Bethlen, Gabriel
Titles or roles: King of Hungary (1620-21); Prince of Transylvania (1613-29); Duke of Opole (1622-25)
Gender: male
Bethlen, István, 1582-1644 2 - - Alternative names: Bethlen, István (Count); Bethlen, Stephen; brother-in-law of Catherine of Brandenburg
Titles or roles: Prince of Transylvania
Gender: male
Bethune (Monsieur) de (mentioned 1689-90) - - 7 Gender: male
Betke, Joachim, 1601-1663 - 2 3 Alternative names: Bethke; Betkius; Beates Bohnsan
Titles or roles: German theologian, spiritualist, mystic, Church critic
Gender: male
Bettazzi, Jacopo, 1684-1755 - 1 - Titles or roles: Catholic priest; from Prato (Tuscany); Jansenist; amateur astronomer
Gender: male
Bettenham, James, fl. 1735-1736 1 - - Gender: male
Bettenson (Dr), fl. 1711-1712 1 - - Gender: male
Bettesworth, Thomas, fl. 1645 - 1 - Gender: male
Bettinelli, Saverio, 1718-1808 - 1 - Titles or roles: Jesuit; from Mantua; author of scholarly works about the history of culture; Newtonian
Gender: male
Bettini, Mario, 1582-1657 5 - 2 Alternative names: Mario Bettinus
Titles or roles: Jesuit philosopher, mathematician and astronomer; author of 'Apiaria Universae Philosophiae Mathematicae' (1642)
Gender: male
Betti, Salvatore, 1792-1882 - 1 - Titles or roles: Scholar from Pesaro; secretary of the Accademia di San Luca, Rome; anti-Romantic
Gender: male
Beuckelaer, Cornelis, fl. 1619-1665 1 - - Alternative names: Cornelius
Titles or roles: Preacher, in Veere
Gender: male
Beuker, fl. 1702 1 - - Gender: male
Beumler, Marcus, 1555-1611 2 1 - Alternative names: Beumler, Markus
Titles or roles: Theologian; student in Tübingen, 1580-84; in Heidelberg, 1584; rector of the school in Neuhausen / Pfalz, 1587 professor of theology and Greek, Zurich
Gender: male
Beuningen, Coenraad van, 1622-1693 89 18 4 Alternative names: Beuningen, Coenrad; Van Beunigen, Conradus; Van Beuningen, Conrad
Titles or roles: Dutch diplomat and administrator
Gender: male
Beuningen, Godfried van, b.1625 - 1 - Alternative names: Beuningius, Gothofredus; Godofredus
Titles or roles: Brother of Coenraad van Beuningen
Gender: male
Beuninghausen en Dorwardt (Baroness), fl. 1636-1644 4 2 - Gender: female
Beuther, David, fl. 1644 1 - - Alternative names: Floretus a Bethabor
Titles or roles: Alchemist
Gender: male
Beuther, Michael Philipp, 1564-1616 1 - - Titles or roles: Reformed theologian in Zweibrücken
Gender: male
Beutinger (Monsignor), fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: benefactor of Athanasius Kircher
Gender: male
Beutterich, Peter, 1545-1587 - 1 - Titles or roles: Chief counsellor to Johann Casimir
Gender: male
Bevan, Silvanus, 1691-1765 1 - - Titles or roles: Apothecary; Fellow of the Royal Society
Gender: male
Bevehuis, Hubert, fl. 1634 1 - - Gender: male
Beveren, Cornelis van, 1591-1663 - 2 - Alternative names: de Bevere; Cornelius
Titles or roles: Heer van Strevelshoek, West-IJsselmonde, and Kleine Lindt; special envoy; regent of Dordrecht
Gender: male
Beveren, Willem Cornelisz., 1556-1631 1 1 - Alternative names: Beveren, Willem van
Titles or roles: mayor of Dordrecht, delegated to the States of Holland
Gender: male
Beveridge, William (Dr), 1637-1708 5 3 - Titles or roles: bishop of St Asaph
Gender: male
Beverland, Hadriaan, 1650-1716 356 18 4 Alternative names: Adrian Beverland; Adriaan Beverland; Hadrianus Beverlandus; Hadrian Beverland
Titles or roles: Philologist; jurist
Gender: male
Beverland, Jan, 1638-1695 - 6 - Alternative names: Beverland, John; Beverlandus, Johannes
Titles or roles: brother of Hadrian Beverland (1650–1716); preacher in the Reformed Church of Zeeland; minister for Dutch community of Great Yarmouth, England
Gender: male
Beverley, James, fl. 1645 2 - - Gender: male
Beverley, J., fl. 1680 1 - - Gender: male
Beverley, John, 1743-1827 7 - - Titles or roles: university administrator
Gender: male
Beverley, John - 1 - Gender: male
Beverley, Thomas (Dr), d.1702 2 1 2 Titles or roles: Independent minister and author
Gender: male
Bever, Martin, 1625-1681, fl. 1651 1 - - Alternative names: Beverin
Titles or roles: Secretary to the Bishop Franz Wilhelm von Wartenberg
Gender: male
Beverningh, Hieronymus van, 1614-1690 1 2 - Alternative names: Beverningk; Beverningk, Hieronymus van; Beverningh, Hieronymus
Titles or roles: Dutch regent, diplomat, amateur botanist, and patron
Gender: male
Beverwijck, Johan van, 1594-1647 66 45 1 Alternative names: Johan van Beverovicius; Johan van Beverwyck; John Beverovicius; Beverwijck, Johan; Beverovicius, Johannus; Beverwijck, Jan van
Titles or roles: Senator of Dordrecht; physician; book collector; writer
Gender: male
Bevis, Richard, fl. 1638 - - 1 Titles or roles: English merchant(?) in Elbing and York, c. 1638; Known to Samuel Hartlib
Gender: male
Beydall (Mr), fl. until 1710 - 1 - Gender: male
Beyer, Adam Friedrich, 1670-1728 1 - - Titles or roles: Law student, 1690; from Heldrungen, Thuringia; Hofmeister to Silesian baron Hanns Siegmund von Schweinitz, 1700–02; Hofrat to Erdmann II (1683–1745), earl of Promnitz and Sorau
Gender: male
Beyer, Jacob, fl. 1656 - - 1 Gender: male
Beyer, Johann Hartmann, 1563-1625 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Hartmann Beyer; Bayer, Johannes Hartmannus; Beier, Johann H.
Titles or roles: Physician; mathematician; natural scientist
Gender: male
Beyerland, Abraham Willemsz. van, 1586-1648 - 2 2 Gender: male
Beyerlinck, Laurens, 1578-1627 1 - - Alternative names: Lawrence Beyerlinck
Titles or roles: Belgian theologian and ecclesiastical writer; compiler of encyclopaedias
Gender: male
Beyrie, fl. 1694 - 1 - Alternative names: Beyrie, de; de Beyrie
Titles or roles: from Braunschweig, resident in London
Gender: male
Beys, Gilles, 1540-1595 14 7 - Alternative names: Egide Beys
Titles or roles: Bookseller; printer; manager of Christophe Plantin's French office in Paris, 1567–77; married to Plantin's daughter, Madeleine
Gender: male
Beza, Theodore, 1519-1605 90 38 13 Alternative names: Bèze, Théodore de; Besze, Théodore de; Bèza; Beza, Theodor; Beze
Titles or roles: French Protestant Christian theologian and scholar
Gender: male
Bezerril, Diego Diaz, fl. 1568 - 1 - Titles or roles: Consul in Seville
Gender: male
B., F., fl. 1669 1 - - Alternative names: F. B.
Gender: male
B., F., fl. 1702 1 - - Alternative names: F. B.; 'Monogram - F. B.'; possibly F. Boitoute
Gender: male
B., G. - 1 - Alternative names: G. B.
Gender: male
Böhm, Christoph, fl. 1651 - - 1 Titles or roles: Book merchant in Wroclaw
Gender: male
Böhme, Jacob, 1575-1624 74 - 22 Alternative names: Teutonicus; Boehme; Jakob; Behmen
Titles or roles: Christian mystic and theologian
Gender: male
Böhm, Simon, 1608-1667 - - 1 Alternative names: Bohm, Simon
Titles or roles: Merchant
Gender: male
Biancani, Giuseppe, 1566-1624 1 - - Alternative names: Josephus Blancanus
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit astronomer and mathematician
Gender: male
Bianchi, Ercole, fl. 1608 - 6 - Titles or roles: Agent of Cardinal Federico Borromeo
Gender: male
Bianchi, Giovanni, 1693-1775 1 - - Alternative names: Jano Planco
Titles or roles: Italian anatomist, archaeologist, and zoologist; collector
Gender: male
Bianchi, Isidoro, 1731-1808 1 - - Titles or roles: Camaldolese priest; freemason; from Cremona; traveller; supporter of jurisdictionalism
Gender: male
Bianchini, Francesco, 1662-1729 1 1 3 Alternative names: Blanchinus, Franciscus
Titles or roles: Archaeologist, astronomer, and theologian; Author of 'La storia universale', 1697
Gender: male
Bianconi, Carlo, 1732-1802 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian painter, sculptor, architect, engraver; art collector; amateur anatomist; secretary of the Accademia di Brera
Gender: male
Biber, Nithard, d.1678 3 - 2 Titles or roles: Jesuit, college rector in Mainz
Gender: male
Biberstein, Paul, 1600-1656 1 - - Gender: male
Biberus, Nithardus, d.1657 or before - - 1 Titles or roles: Provincial of the Upper Rhine province
Gender: male
Bibran, Abraham von, 1575-1625 2 8 - Alternative names: Bibran et Kitlitztreben, Abrahamus a
Titles or roles: Lord of Woitsdorf; Alderman of the principalities Świdnica and Jawor
Gender: male
Bichi, Alessandro, 1596-1657 - 4 - Alternative names: Le nonce Bichy
Titles or roles: Bishop of Carpentras, 1630; papal nuncio to France
Gender: male
Bickerton (Lady), fl. 1785 1 - - Gender: female
Bickerus, Andreas, 1586-1652 - 3 - Alternative names: Andries Bicker
Titles or roles: Diplomat and politician
Gender: male
Bickford, William, fl. 1704-1705 1 - - Gender: male
Bidal, Pierre, 1612-1690 3 - 1 Titles or roles: French merchant and banker; father of Claude François Bidal, marquis d'Asfeld (1665-1743)
Gender: male
Biddell, A. S., fl. 1823 1 - - Titles or roles: Editor of the Maidstone Gazette
Gender: male
Biddle, John, 1615-1662 - - 1 Titles or roles: Socinian
Gender: male
Bidellus (Mr), fl. 1647 - - 1 Titles or roles: Bookseller
Gender: male
Bidembach, Felix (the elder), 1564-1612 - - 2 Alternative names: Felix Bidembach der Ältere; Felix Bidenbach
Titles or roles: German theologian
Gender: male
Bidembach, Felix (the younger), 1604-1672 - - 5 Alternative names: Felix Bidembach der Jüngere
Titles or roles: German Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Bidembach, Wilhelm, 1538-1572 - - 2 Alternative names: Bydembach, Guilielmus; Bydembachius, Wilhelmus; Bidenbach, Wilhelm
Titles or roles: Theologian; pastor of the Stiftskirche in Stuttgart
Gender: male
Bidembach, Wilhelm - - 1 Titles or roles: mentioned in an Andreae letter of 1642; translator; friend of Besold
Gender: male
Bidenbach, Eberhard, 1528-1597 - - 2 Alternative names: Bidembach, Eberhard
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Bidenbach von Treuenfels, Franz Wilhelm, 1587-1655 - - 6 Alternative names: Treuenfels, Franz Wilhelm Bidenbach von; Bidembach von Treuenfels, Wilhelm; Bidenbach, Wilhelm
Titles or roles: Lawyer
Gender: male
Bidermann, Ernst, 1620-1688 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, Preacher at the court in Innsbruck
Gender: male
Bidgood, John, 1624-1691 1 1 - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Bidgood, Joseph 1 - - Gender: male
Bidloo, Govard, 1649-1713 2 1 - Alternative names: Govard Bidloo
Titles or roles: professor of anatomy and medicine, Leiden; physician, anatomist, poet and playwright; personal physician of William III of Orange-Nassau
Gender: male
Bidloo, Lambert, 1638-1724 2 - - Titles or roles: Amsterdam apothecary
Gender: male
Bie, Alexander, 1620-1690 - 2 - Alternative names: Alexander Biaeus; Bie, Alexander de
Titles or roles: Dutch mathematiker; astronomer; professor in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Bie, Guillaume de, fl. 1643-1648 16 4 - Titles or roles: Registrar of finance in Brussels
Gender: male
Bie, Joris, d.1628 - 1 - Titles or roles: treasurer general
Gender: male
Bielcke, Hinric, fl. 1644-1676 5 1 - Alternative names: Bielke
Titles or roles: Danish captain in the service of the States ('der Staten')
Gender: male
Bielke, Sten Svantesson, 1598-1638 8 39 - Gender: male
Bielski de Karissow, Wenceslaus Godfried, fl. 1663 2 - - Alternative names: Bielski von Karišov, Václav Gottfried
Gender: male
Bierling, Caspar Gottlieb, fl. 1670 - - 1 Titles or roles: Physician in Magdeburg
Gender: male
Biermann, Abraham, fl. 1661-1664 3 - - Titles or roles: Writing from Kaiserslautern, 1661–4
Gender: male
Biermann, fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: Superintendent in Brzeg
Gender: male
Biesenrodt, Hans Hermann von 1 - - Alternative names: Biesenroth; der Verbietende
Titles or roles: Member of the Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft
Gender: male
Bievers, J. J., fl. 1654-1657 1 1 - Alternative names: Biver, J. J.
Titles or roles: 'Ambtsverwalter', Vianden; receiver of estates, Daesburg
Gender: male
Bigg (Mr) (mentioned 1695) - - 1 Titles or roles: high sheriff of Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Biggs, William, fl. 1649 1 - - Titles or roles: 'a fanatic'
Gender: male
Bigland, John, 1750-1832 6 - - Titles or roles: schoolmaster and educational writer
Gender: male
Bigland, Ralph, 1713-1784 1 - - Titles or roles: herald; Somerset Herald; cheesemonger
Gender: male
Bigland, Ralph, fl. 1816 1 - - Titles or roles: Norroy King of Arms
Gender: male
Bigland, Ralph, fl. 1803 1 - - Gender: male
Bignell, Thomas, fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Bignon, Jean-Paul, 1662-1743 10 7 - Alternative names: Father Bignon; Bignonius, Johannes Paulus; l'Abbe Bignon
Titles or roles: Abbot of Saint-Quentin; French writer; royal librarian; member of the Académie Française (1693)
Gender: male
Bignon, Jérôme, 1589-1656 7 10 - Alternative names: Hieronimus Bignonius; Bignon, Jerome
Titles or roles: collector; lawyer
Gender: male
Bigot - 2 - Titles or roles: Thought to be in The Hague, receiving letters at the house of Monsiur Perain, master chirurgien
Gender: male
Bigotius, Emericus, 1626-1689 28 4 4 Alternative names: Bigotius, H.
Gender: male
Bijler, Agnes, fl. 1636-1649 9 - - Alternative names: Bijler, Agnes van; Agnes Ploos van Amstel
Titles or roles: Wife of Adriaen Ploos van Amstel
Gender: female
Bilanci, Giovanni Domenico, fl. 1602-1632 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit in Manila
Gender: male
Bilberg, Johann, 1650-1717 1 - - Titles or roles: Swedish theologian and professor; bishop of Strengnäs
Gender: male
Bilderbeeck, Hendrick van, d.1653 7 1 5 Alternative names: De Bilderbecq, H.; Bilderbecq, H. de; Bilderbecke; Bilderbeck; Bilderbecus; Bilderbeiken; Bilrebeck; Bildebeck; Bilderbeeck, Henrick van; Bilderbeke
Titles or roles: States General’s agent at Cologne
Gender: male
Bilderbeeck, Hendrick van, fl. 1702 1 - - Gender: male
Bilderbeek, Hendrik van, d.1715 36 - - Alternative names: Hendrik van Bilderbeek
Gender: male
Bilderbeke (Miss), fl. 1627-1628 - 2 - Alternative names: Bilderbeeck
Gender: female
Bilde, Steno, fl. 1587-1593 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Danish professor of Greek
Gender: male
Bildstein, Ludwig, 1618-1653 1 - - Alternative names: Ludovicus
Titles or roles: Canon, Domkapellmeister in Augsburg
Gender: male
Bilfinger, Georg Bernhard, 1693-1750 2 1 - Alternative names: Georg Bernhardt Bilfinger; Bülfingerus, Georgius Bernhardus; Bulffingerus, Georgius Bernhardus
Titles or roles: Natural Philosopher; mathematician; statesman; theologian
Gender: male
Bilfinger, Wendel, 1591-1661 18 - 3 Alternative names: Bilffinger, Wendelin; Bilfinger, Wendelinus; Vendelin
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Bilius, Hubertus, b.1591 1 - - Titles or roles: Student at Leiden, 1609 and 1615
Gender: male
Billars, John, 1648-1721 3 - - Alternative names: John Billers
Titles or roles: non-juror
Gender: male
Bille, Beate Clausdatter, 1526-1605 1 1 - Alternative names: Beata Bille
Titles or roles: wife of Otte Brahe of Knudstrup; mother of Tycho Brahe; Chief Lady-in-Waiting (hofmesterinde) to Queen Sophie, 1584-1592
Gender: female
Bille, Esge Jørgensen, 1559-1619 1 2 - Alternative names: Bilde, Georg
Titles or roles: kinsman to Tycho Brahe
Gender: male
Bille, Steen Clausen, 1527-1586 1 - - Titles or roles: uncle of Tycho Brahe (on his mother's side)
Gender: male
Bill, J. (mentioned 1618) - - 1 Gender: unknown
Billohe, Charles, fl. 1581 - 1 - Gender: male
Billy, Jacques de, 1602-1679 5 2 1 Titles or roles: French Jesuit mathematician
Gender: male
Bilot, fl. 1617 1 - - Gender: male
Bilson, Thomas, 1546-1616 2 - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Winchester, 1597-1616
Gender: male
Bilstone, John, fl. 1722 1 - - Gender: male
Binckes, William (Dr), 1653-1712 1 - - Titles or roles: dean of Lichfield
Gender: male
Bindi, Giambattista 1 - - Titles or roles: Poet, famous improvisatore, professor of law in Siena
Gender: male
Bindley, James, 1739-1818 39 1 - Titles or roles: book collector
Gender: male
Bindley, John, fl. 1763 1 - - Gender: male
Bineman, fl. 1569 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer
Gender: male
Bingham, George, 1715-1800 2 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary; B.D., 1748; fellow of All Souls, Oxford
Gender: male
Bingham, John (Colonel), fl. 1646-1651 5 - - Titles or roles: Governor of Poole
Gender: male
Bingham, John, fl. 1615 1 - - Gender: male
Bingham, Joseph, 1668-1723 13 2 - Titles or roles: divine and author; ecclesiastical historian
Gender: male
Bingham, Margaret (Right Hon. Lady), 1740-1814 1 - - Alternative names: née Smith
Titles or roles: countess of Lucan; miniature painter
Gender: female
Bingley, Randolph, fl. 1668-1669 - 2 - Gender: male
Binkes (Reverend), fl. 1684 - 1 - Gender: male
Birbeck, C. 1 - - Gender: male
Birchall (Miss) 1 - - Gender: female
Bircherod, Jens, 1623-1686 - - 1 Alternative names: Bircherod, Jens Jensen; Birckerodius, Janus
Titles or roles: Professor of theology in Copenhagen
Gender: male
Birche, Thomas (Colonel), fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Birch, John (Colonel), 1615-1691 14 3 - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer and politician; commissioner employed into Scotland
Gender: male
Birch, Peter, 1652-1710 4 - - Titles or roles: divine
Gender: male
Birch, Samuel, 1620-1680 4 - - Titles or roles: ejected minister; master of Shilton School, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Birch, Thomas, 1705-1766 2 - - Titles or roles: compiler of histories and biographer; D.D.
Gender: male
Birch, Thomas, 1608-1678 1 1 - Alternative names: Thomas Birche
Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer; Colonel; Governor of Liverpool
Gender: male
Birckbek, Simon, 1583-1656 1 - - Alternative names: Birckbecke
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious controversialist
Gender: male
Birckner, Johann, 1587-1658 - - 1 Titles or roles: Publisher in Erfurt
Gender: male
Bird, Christopher, fl. 1753-1760 2 - - Gender: male
Bird, John, fl. 1694 2 - - Titles or roles: of Grays Inn
Gender: male
Bird (Mr), fl. 1626 - - 1 Gender: male
Birken, Sigmund von, 1626-1681 - - 1 Alternative names: Bircken, Siegmund von; Betulius, Sigismundus von
Titles or roles: Writer
Gender: male
Birkett, George, 1690-1745 1 1 1 Titles or roles: Tutor to Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
Gender: male
Birkhead, Henry, 1617-1696 2 - - Titles or roles: registrar of the diocese of Norwich; Latin poet
Gender: male
Birkhead (Mr) (mentioned 1653) - - 1 Titles or roles: of All Souls College, Oxford
Gender: male
Bisbie, Nathaniel, 1635-1695 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; rector of Long Melford, Suffolk
Gender: male
Biscioni, Antonio, 1674-1756 - 1 - Titles or roles: Catholic priest; from Florence; de facto librarian of the Laurenziana library; antiquary and scholar; author of antiquarian works about Tuscany
Gender: male
Bishope, William, fl. 1655 2 - - Alternative names: Bishop
Gender: male
Bishop, fl. 1640 - 1 - Gender: male
Bishop, Francis, fl. 1693 1 - - Gender: male
Bishop, George (Captain), d.1668 - 2 - Titles or roles: secretary to the Committee of the Close Council of State
Gender: male
Bishop of Cuenca, fl. 1571 - 1 - Alternative names: l'Eveque de Cuenca
Gender: male
Bishop, Ralph (mentioned 1642) - - 2 Titles or roles: printer of John Selden's 'Eutychius'
Gender: male
Bishop, Raphe, fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Bishop, Thomas (mentioned 1696) - - 1 Alternative names: thomas Bishop, junior
Titles or roles: farrier of Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Bishop, William, 1554-1624 - - 1 Titles or roles: Roman Catholic bishop
Gender: male
Bishop, William, fl. 1694-1722 312 3 - Titles or roles: of Gray's Inn; cousin of John Milborne
Gender: male
Bishop, William, fl. 1684-1685 1 - - Titles or roles: chaplain of Merton College, Oxford
Gender: male
Bishop, William, fl. 1671 3 - - Alternative names: great nephew of William Bishop, Roman Catholic bishop of Chalcedon and vicar apostolic of England (c. 1554-1624)
Gender: male
Bisley, Alexander, fl. 1603-1665 1 - - Titles or roles: of Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Bisley (Mr), fl. 1619 - - 1 Gender: male
Bisogno, Gennaro di, d.1694 1 - - Alternative names: Bisogni
Titles or roles: Mathematician, philosopher, astrologer in Naples, professor at the University in Naples
Gender: male
Bisschop, Jacobus Philippus 1 - - Alternative names: Jacobus Philippus Episcopus
Titles or roles: Latin poet of Ghent; Writing to Ortelius
Gender: male
Bisschop, Jan de, 1628-1671 - 1 - Alternative names: Jan Episcopius; Johannes Bisschop; Jan Bisschop; Joan de Biskop; de Bisschop
Titles or roles: Dutch painter and engraver; lawyer
Gender: male
Bisse, Edward (Reverend), fl. 1718-1719 1 - - Gender: male
Bisse, James, 1664-1748 2 - - Gender: male
Bisse, Philip, 1666-1721 - - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Hereford
Gender: male
Bisse, Philip (Dr), 1540-1613 1 - - Titles or roles: Archdeacon of Taunton; fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford 1561-65; benefactor of All Souls College
Gender: male
Bisterfeld, Johann Heinrich, 1605-1655 103 32 27 Alternative names: Bisterfeldius, Johannes Henricus; Bisterfield, John; Johann; Jean-Henri
Titles or roles: German philosopher
Gender: male
Bizari, Pietro, 1525-1586 2 - - Alternative names: Bizzarri
Titles or roles: Italian historian, poet, and spy
Gender: male
B., J. 1 - - Alternative names: J. B.
Titles or roles: writing from The Hague
Gender: male
B., J., fl. 1645-1646 4 - - Alternative names: J. B.
Gender: male
B., J., fl. 1654 1 - - Alternative names: J. B.
Gender: male
B., J. (Mr), fl. 1699 - 1 - Alternative names: J. B.
Gender: male
Björnsson, Páll, 1621-1706 - 1 - Alternative names: Bjornsson
Titles or roles: Icelandic scholar and theologian
Gender: male
Björnsson, Páll, 1621-1706 1 - - Titles or roles: Icelandic dean, Selárdal á Vestfjörðum
Gender: male
Bökelman, Johannes Fredericus, d.1681 1 4 - Alternative names: Bokelman, Johannes Fredericus
Titles or roles: Professor of Law, Leiden
Gender: male
Blackall (Mr) (mentioned 1695) - - 1 Titles or roles: of Wallingford
Gender: male
Blackborne, Robert, 1620-1701 1 - - Titles or roles: Naval official; secretary to the East India Company, 1666–1700
Gender: male
Blackbourne, John, 1683-1741 1 1 - Alternative names: John Blackburne
Titles or roles: bishop of the nonjuring Church of England
Gender: male
Blackbourne (Mr), fl. 1729 - 1 - Gender: male
Blackburne, John, 1694-1786 33 3 - Titles or roles: horticulturist; of Orford Hall, near Warrington
Gender: male
Blackburne, John, fl. 1721-1736 1 2 - Alternative names: Blackburn
Titles or roles: correspondent of Hearne and Rawlinson
Gender: male
Blackburne, Lancelot, 1658-1743 1 - - Alternative names: Lancelot Blackbourn
Titles or roles: Archbishop of York, 1724-43
Gender: male
Blackley, William, fl. 1826 1 - - Gender: male
Blackmire, J., fl. 1659 1 - - Titles or roles: sheriff for Somerset
Gender: male
Blackmore, Barbara (Mrs), fl. 1732-1749 44 21 - Gender: female
Blackmore, Richard (Sir), 1654-1729 7 - - Titles or roles: physician and writer
Gender: male
Blacknall, John, b.1585 3 - - Titles or roles: barrister in Abingdon
Gender: male
Blackstone, John, 1712-1753 12 - - Titles or roles: apothecary; botanist
Gender: male
Blackstone, John, fl. 1677 and after 1 - - Titles or roles: usher in an unnamed Collegiate school
Gender: male
Blackstone, Nicholas, fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Blackstone, William (Sir), 1723-1780 1 1 - Titles or roles: legal writer and judge (19th C card maker assumes it was this William Blackstone)
Gender: male
Blackwell, Anthony, 1674-1730 1 - - Gender: male
Bladen, Thomas (Dr) 1 - - Titles or roles: minister of St Andrew's, Dublin
Gender: male
Blaeu, Hester, fl. 1639 1 - - Alternative names: Blaeu
Gender: female
Blaeu, Joan Willemsz., 1596-1673 3 - 25 Alternative names: Blaew; Blaeuw; Blavius; Bleau; Blaeu, Joannes Janszoon (?); Joannes Blaeu
Titles or roles: Dutch cartographer; printer
Gender: male
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 - 1 - Alternative names: Willem Janszoon Blaeu; Willem Jansz. Blaeu; Jansonius; Wilhelm Jansonius; Jansonius, Gulielmus; Blaeuw
Titles or roles: Dutch cartographer; publisher
Gender: male
Blagdon, Francis William, 1777-1819 1 - - Titles or roles: journalist and author; founder of the Sunday paper 'Blagdon's Weekly Political Register', 1809
Gender: male
Blagge, Thomas (Colonel), fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Blagrave (Mr) - - 2 Gender: male
Blagrave, William, fl. 1660-1661 1 - - Gender: male
Blague (Admiral) (mentioned 1653) - - 1 Gender: male
Blahoslav, Jan, 1523-1571 - - 1 Titles or roles: Czech humanistic writer, bishop of the Unity of Brethren
Gender: male
Blair, D., fl. 1694 1 - - Gender: male
Blair, Hugh (Reverend), 1718-1800 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of Scotland minister; literary critic
Gender: male
Blair, J., fl. 1712-1713 1 - - Gender: male
Blair, John, d.1782 1 - - Gender: male
Blair, Patrick, 1680-1728 2 - - Titles or roles: Surgeon; botanist
Gender: male
Blair, Patrick, 1712-1781 1 - - Titles or roles: Doctor
Gender: male
Blake, Francis (Sir), d.1709 1 - - Gender: male
Blake, James, fl. 1624 - - 1 Gender: male
Blake, Martin, 1595-1673 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Barum, Devon; canon of Exeter, 1665-73
Gender: male
Blakeney, William, fl. 1802 1 - - Gender: male
Blake, Robert (Admiral), 1598-1657 13 - 1 Titles or roles: naval and army officer
Gender: male
Blakeway, John Brickdale, 1765-1826 5 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary,
Gender: male
Blakey, James, fl. 1725 1 - - Gender: male
Blakiston, John, b. 1634 1 - - Gender: male
Blakiston, William (Sir), fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Blanc, François, fl. 1627 - 1 - Alternative names: Blanc, Francois
Titles or roles: addressee, in Marseille, from Peiresc, 1627
Gender: male
Blanche, J. F., fl. 1696 3 - - Gender: male
Blanchinius, Franciscus, fl. 1727-1728 3 - - Gender: male
Blanchot, Nicolas, d.1652 1 - - Titles or roles: Minim friar; apothecary
Gender: male
Blancke, fl. 1703 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Blanc, Vincens, d.1631 - 6 - Titles or roles: addressee, in Arles, of letter from Peiresc in 1631
Gender: male
Blandford, Walter (Dr), 1615-1675 5 8 - Titles or roles: bishop of Worcester; bishop of Oxford
Gender: male
Blanditi, Domenico, d.1651 1 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Umbriatico
Gender: male
Bland, John (Sir), fl. 1717 2 - - Gender: male
Bland (Mr) (?), fl. 1705 1 - - Alternative names: 'Addressor's signature is a flourish, Bland?'
Gender: male
Blankaart, fl. 1680 - 1 - Alternative names: Blancardus; Blanckaert
Titles or roles: Brother of Stephan Blankaart (1650-1704)
Gender: male
Blankaart, Nikolaas, 1624-1703 2 1 - Alternative names: Blancardus; Blankaert; Nicolas Blancaerts
Titles or roles: Dutch philosopher
Gender: male
Blankaart, Stephan, 1650-1704 - 1 - Alternative names: Blancardus, Steven; Blanckaert
Titles or roles: medical student, Franeker, 1674; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Blasere, Willem de, fl. 1633 1 - - Alternative names: De Blasere; sieur de Hellebus; heer van Hellebus; Guillaume de Blasere, seigneur de Hellebus
Gender: male
Blathwayt, William, 1650-1717 3 87 - Alternative names: William Blathwaite; William Blathwait
Titles or roles: government official
Gender: male
Blau, Quirijn de, 1555-1633 1 - - Gender: male
Blechynden, Richard, 1647-1697 5 - - Alternative names: Richard Blechinden
Titles or roles: fellow of St John's College, Oxford; canon of Peterborough
Gender: male
Bleijswijk, Hendrik, 1640-1703 1 - - Titles or roles: Burgemeester of Delft; Director of the East India Company
Gender: male
Blenckarne, Simon, b.1648 2 - - Gender: male
Blencowe, Anne, 1656-1718 1 - 9 Alternative names: née Wallis
Titles or roles: compiler of recipes
Gender: female
Blencowe, John (Sir), 1642-1726 6 9 36 Alternative names: Blenkowe
Titles or roles: judge and politician; serjeant-at-law; son-in-law of John Wallis (1616-1703); husband of Anne (Wallis) Blencowe (1656-1718)
Gender: male
Blencowe, Mary (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: sister of Elizabeth Foden
Gender: female
Blencowe, Thomas (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Gender: male
Blencowe, William, 1683-1712 1 - 6 Titles or roles: cryptographer
Gender: male
Blenkensop (Mr), fl. 1607 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Margaret Clifford
Gender: male
Blenkinsop, George - 1 - Gender: male
Blennerhasset, S., fl. 1611 - 1 - Gender: male
Blesdikius, Nicolaus - - 1 Gender: male
Bleu, François le, b.1620 1 - - Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Bleuwart, Jean, fl. 1617 - 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Balthasar Moretus
Gender: male
Blick, Richard, fl. 1701-1729 - 12 - Gender: male
Bélidor, Bernard Forest de, 1697-1761 5 4 - Alternative names: Bernard Forest de Belidor; Bernardo Forest de Belidor
Titles or roles: Applied mathematician; engineer
Gender: male
Bligh, John, 1767-1831 1 - - Titles or roles: fourth earl of Darnley; cricketer
Gender: male
Blijenbergh, Willem van, 1632-1696 4 4 - Titles or roles: Dutch grain broker; from Dordrecht; Calvinist
Gender: male
Blisson, fl. 1686 - 1 - Gender: male
Blithe, Samuel (Dr) - 2 - Titles or roles: master of Clare Hall, Cambridge
Gender: male
Blitterswijck, W. van, fl. 1644-1647 4 2 - Alternative names: Tylbertucius; van Blitterswijck; Blitterwijck
Gender: male
Blitterswyck, Gulielmus de (Baron), d.1680 10 5 1 Alternative names: De Blitterswyck, Gulielmus; Baron Blittersvicius; Blitterswyck, G.; Blitterswijk, Willem van
Titles or roles: Flemish jurisconsult and man of letters; Alderman of Bruges; Chancellor of the Court of Upper Gelderland from 1643
Gender: male
Blitterswyck, Johan de, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: De Blitterswyck
Gender: male
Blitterswyck-Van den Berch, Marie de, fl. 1594-1609 2 - - Alternative names: Marie van den Berch; Van den Bergh; Blitterswijck
Titles or roles: widow of Steffen van Slitterswyck; owner of house in which Scaliger lived in Leiden; governess to the daughters of Elector Palatine Frederick IV (1574-1610), Heidelberg, 1606
Gender: female
Blocquery, Salomon, 1641-1701 3 5 - Titles or roles: merchant, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Blocquius, Jacobus, fl. 1634 2 - - Alternative names: Blocquius, David
Gender: male
Blofeld, Thomas, fl. 1699 1 - - Gender: male
Blois, Charles, fl. 1688 1 - - Gender: male
Blomefield, Thomas, 1744-1822 - - 1 Titles or roles: First baronet; army officer
Gender: male
Blomer, Thomas, 1640-1723, fl. 1697 1 - - Titles or roles: canon of Canterbury (installed in 1673); rector of All Hallows', Bread Street, London
Gender: male
Blomfield, Francis, 1705-1753 1 - - Alternative names: rector of Fersfield, 1729-53; rector of Brockdish, 1740-53
Gender: male
Blomius, Fredericus - 1 - Alternative names: Bloemius
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Isaac Vossius [?; n.d.]
Gender: male
Blomius, Reinhold, fl. 1640-1651 4 - - Alternative names: Reinoldus Blomius
Gender: male
Blommaert, Samuel, 1583-1651 - - 1 Titles or roles: Dutch merchant; Director of the Dutch West India Company
Gender: male
Blom, N. 1 - - Gender: unknown
Blondel, David, 1590-1655 - - 16 Alternative names: Blondellus, David; Blondell, David
Titles or roles: Theologian; French protestant ecclesiastical historian
Gender: male
Blondel de Tilly (Mme), fl. 1693-1694 1 1 - Gender: female
Blondel, fl. 1670 - 1 - Gender: male
Blondellus, fl. 1650 - - 1 Titles or roles: mentioned 1650
Gender: male
Blonski, John, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Blood, S., fl. until 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Blore, Edward, 1787-1879 1 9 - Titles or roles: antiquarian artist and architect
Gender: male
Blore, Thomas, 1764-1818 5 - - Titles or roles: county historian
Gender: male
Blotius, Hugo, 1553-1608 - 7 - Alternative names: de Bloot; Blotz; Plocius; Blatius; Vlezamanus
Titles or roles: Dutch lawyer; librarian
Gender: male
Blount, Charles, 1563-1606 3 7 - Alternative names: Lord Montjoy
Titles or roles: eighth Baron Mountjoy and earl of Devonshire; soldier and administrator; Lord Deputy of Ireland
Gender: male
Blount, Charles, 1654-1693 - - 1 Titles or roles: freethinker; author
Gender: male
Blount, Charles, 1516-1544 - 1 - Titles or roles: English courtier; fifth Baron Mountjoy; patron of learning; dedicatee of part of Juan Luis Vives's 'De ratione studii puerilis'
Gender: male
Blount, Christopher, fl. 1624-1625 1 - - Gender: male
Blount, Edward, fl. 1724 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Mrs Minshaw (fl. 1724)
Gender: male
Blount, Martha, 1690-1763 - 1 - Titles or roles: Roman Catholic gentlewoman
Gender: male
Blount, Michael, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: of Maple Durham; brother of Mrs Minshaw, of Broad Street, Soho
Gender: male
Blount, Sarah, d.1655 - 1 - Titles or roles: Countess of Leicester
Gender: female
Blount, Thomas, 1618-1679 115 3 - Titles or roles: antiquary and lexicographer
Gender: male
Blount, Thomas (Captain), b.1604 1 - - Gender: male
Blount, Thomas Pope (Sir), 1649-1697 1 - - Titles or roles: politician; writer; first baronet
Gender: male
Blownt, Thomas Pope (Sir), fl. 1606 2 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Sir John Hobart
Gender: male
Bloys, William, d.1673 1 1 - Titles or roles: matric. 1627
Gender: male
Bludworth, Thomas, fl. 1666 1 - - Gender: male
Bluet, Francis, fl. 1617-1618 1 - - Alternative names: Blewette, Francis
Gender: male
Blume, Heinrich Julius von, 1622-1688 11 - 1 Titles or roles: Professor of church history in Helmstädt, archivist for Duke August of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Gender: male