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Fabbrini, Anton Maria 1 - - Titles or roles: Superintendent of the Medici galleries
Gender: male
Fabbroni, Luca, fl. 1629-1638 2 - - Alternative names: De Fabroni; Fabroni, Viscount de; Fabrony
Titles or roles: Advisor to Marie de'Medici
Gender: male
Fabel, Johann, fl. 1645-1655 - - 15 Alternative names: Fabel, Hans
Titles or roles: Printer in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Fabel, Johann, fl. 1650 - - 1 Gender: male
Faber, Albert Otto, 1612-1684 2 2 9 Alternative names: Albertus Otto Faber
Titles or roles: chemical physician
Gender: male
Faber (Fr.), fl. 1655 - - 1 Alternative names: Fr. Faber S.J.
Titles or roles: resident of Munich; distributor of Kircher’s 'Ars Magnetica'
Gender: male
Faber, Georg, 1582-1646 - - 3 Alternative names: Faber, Georgius
Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Faber, Joannes Adolphus, fl. 1630 2 2 - Alternative names: Fabor, J. A.; Fabrus; Fabrus, John Adolph
Gender: male
Faber, Johann, 1574-1629 - 2 1 Alternative names: of Bamberg
Titles or roles: German papal doctor, botanist and art collector
Gender: male
Faber, Johann Heinrich, 1592-1661 18 - 8 Gender: male
Faber, Johann Jacob, fl. 1652-1667 - - 1 Alternative names: Faber, Johann Jakob; Fabrus, Johannes Jacobus
Titles or roles: Deacon
Gender: male
Faber, Johann Mattaeus, 1626-1702 3 2 1 Titles or roles: Physician; Hof- and Leibarzt to Frederick Augustus, Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt, 1659-70; StadtPhysikus, Heilbronn; studied medicine in Tübingen, Strasbourg, and Padua
Gender: male
Faber, Johann Matthaeus, 1626-1702 6 7 10 Alternative names: Faber, Johann Matthäus; Fabrus, Johannes Matthaeus
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Faber, Joseph Wilhelm, fl. 1665-1666 2 - - Gender: male
Faber, Michael, fl. 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Fabert d'Esternay, Abraham de, 1599-1662 - 1 - Alternative names: Abraham de Fabert
Titles or roles: marquis d'Esternay; marshal of France
Gender: male
Faber, W., fl. 1698 1 - - Alternative names: W. Faber
Gender: male
Fabián, Alejandro 17 3 - Alternative names: Fabian; Favian; Favián
Titles or roles: Criollo, mathematician and physicist in Pueblo
Gender: male
Fabius, Scipio, fl. 1561-1565 2 - - Titles or roles: Geographer; professor in medicine, Bologna; physician
Gender: male
Fabretti, Raffaele, 1618-1700 - - 1 Alternative names: Fabrettus; Fabrettius
Titles or roles: Antiquarian
Gender: male
Fabri, Alexandre, d.1674 - 5 - Titles or roles: Bishop of Orange
Gender: male
Fabricius, André, fl. 1571 - 1 - Alternative names: Andre Fabricus
Titles or roles: born Hodeige, Liège; studied Ingolstand and Louvain; Conseiller of the Duc de Bavière; prévôt de Ottingen
Gender: male
Fabricius, David, 1564-1617 42 8 - Titles or roles: German theologian; astronomer
Gender: male
Fabricius, Etienne, fl. 1633 - 1 - Titles or roles: supérieur, l'Eglise de Berne
Gender: male
Fabricius, François, d.1573 - 1 - Alternative names: Francois Fabricio; Lefèvre
Titles or roles: born Duren; rector of Dusseldorf
Gender: male
Fabricius, Jacob, 1593-1654 - - 7 Titles or roles: Court preacher in Alt Stettin
Gender: male
Fabricius, Jacobus (fl. c.1596-97) 2 - 1 Alternative names: Fabricius, Jos.
Titles or roles: of Rostock
Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann, 1608-1653 3 - 4 Alternative names: Schmidt, Johann
Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann, 1618-1676 - - 2 Alternative names: Fabricius, Johannes; Fabritius, Johann; Fabritius, Johannes; Fabrizius, Johann
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann Albert, 1668-1736 3 1 - Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann Eberhard, fl. 1667 1 - - Gender: male
Fabricius, Johannes, 1623-1690 2 - - Alternative names: Schmiedt; Schmidt; Johann Schmidt; Dr Smith
Titles or roles: City physician, Danzig
Gender: male
Fabricius, Johannes, 1587-1616 1 1 - Alternative names: Johann Goldsmid
Titles or roles: Astronomer
Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann Jakob, 1620-1673 - - 1 Gender: male
Fabricius, Johann Ludwig, 1632-1696 8 1 1 Alternative names: Jan Ludvík Fabricius
Titles or roles: Professor of Theology
Gender: male
Fabricius, John Seobald (Dr), 1622-1700 5 - - Alternative names: Fabricius, John Scobald (Dr)
Gender: male
Fabricius, Paulus, 1590-1649 10 1 4 Alternative names: Pavel
Titles or roles: Senior of the Unity of Brethrens
Gender: male
Fabricius, S. F. (Dr) - 1 - Gender: male
Fabricius, Vincent, 1612-1667 34 9 1 Alternative names: Fabricius, Vincentius; Fabricus, Vincent; Fabricus, Vincent; Fabritius, Vincent
Titles or roles: German poet, physician and orator; counsellor to the bishop of Lübeck; sydic of Danzig
Gender: male
Fabri, Claude I, 1545-1608 - 4 - Alternative names: Fabri, Claude
Titles or roles: sieur de Callas; uncle of Peiresc; brother of Reynaud Fabri
Gender: male
Fabri, Honoré de, 1607-1688 9 1 3 Alternative names: de Fabri; Honore de Fabri; Fr. Honoratus Fabry S.J.
Titles or roles: French mathematician; Jesuit theologian
Gender: male
Fabri, Nicolaus, fl. 1582-1602 1 - - Alternative names: Nicolaus Fabri
Titles or roles: Writing to Ortelius in 1582 from Antwerp; educator at a small Latin school in Brussels; receiver of letters from Justus Lipsius
Gender: male
Fabri, Palamède, 1582-1645 1 227 - Alternative names: Valavez; Vallavez, Palamede de
Titles or roles: sieur de Valavez et Callas; baron de Rians; son of Reynaud Fabri, sieur de Callas et de Rians; brother of Peiresc
Gender: male
Fabri, Raynaud, 1550-1625 - 6 - Alternative names: Fabri, Raynaud de; Fabry, Reynaud; Rainaud; Rainauld; Renault; Regnault; Renaud; Renaut
Titles or roles: sieur de Callas; Baron de Rians
Gender: male
Fabritius, Constantinus, fl. 1666 1 - - Alternative names: Constantino Fabrizzi; Constantin Fabricius
Titles or roles: Physician in Schemnitz
Gender: male
Fabré, Jean - - 2 Alternative names: Fabre
Gender: male
Fabro, Angelo, fl. 1670-1690 - 1 - Titles or roles: Catholic priest; Professor of Civil Law at the University of Padua
Gender: male
Fabry von Hilden, Wilhelm, 1560-1634 1 - - Gender: male
Facchinetti, Caesare, 1608-1683 2 - - Titles or roles: Cardinal
Gender: male
Faeschius, Josua, fl. 1641-1643 22 - 2 Alternative names: Faesch; Fäsch
Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Fagel, Gaspar, 1634-1688 - 1 - Alternative names: Fagel, Caspar
Titles or roles: Grand pensionary of Holland; pensionary of Haarlem; clerk of the States General
Gender: male
Fagel, Hendrik, 1669-1728 1 1 - Gender: male
Fagius, Lucas, fl. 1613-1615 - 1 - Gender: male
Fagus, Antony, fl. 1610-1614 3 - - Alternative names: Fagus, Antonicus; Fagus, Antonius
Titles or roles: pastor in Geneva
Gender: male
Fahrner, Christoph, fl. 1661 - 1 - Alternative names: Farner
Gender: male
Fairbank, fl. 1655 - - 1 Alternative names: Fairbanks; Fair-bank
Titles or roles: Clerk of Samuel Hartlib, junior
Gender: male
Fairfax, Brian, 1633-1711 2 - - Titles or roles: scholar and courtier; equerry to Charles II and William III
Gender: male
Fairfax, D., fl. 1791 1 - - Titles or roles: D.D.
Gender: male
Fairfax, Ferdinando, 1584-1648 - 1 - Titles or roles: second Lord Fairfax of Cameron; parliamentarian army officer; father of Thomas Fairfax, third Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1612–71)
Gender: male
Fairfax, George, fl. 1674-1678 1 3 - Gender: male
Fairfax, John (Mr), 1623-1700 1 - - Titles or roles: Clergyman and ejected minister
Gender: male
Fairfax, Nathaniel, 1637-1690 19 12 - Titles or roles: Physician; divine
Gender: male
Fairfax, P., fl. 1694 1 - - Gender: male
Fairfax, Thomas, 1612-1671 26 17 1 Alternative names: Fairfax, Thos.
Titles or roles: third Lord Fairfax of Cameron; parliamentarian army officer; first son of Ferdinando Fairfax, second Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1584–1648), and his first wife, Mary Sheffield
Gender: male
Fairfax, William, fl. 1719-1720 4 - - Gender: male
Fair, George, fl. 1797 1 - - Gender: male
Falckenburg, Gerard, 1538-1578 1 - - Alternative names: G. Falkenburg; Gerartus Falkenburgius
Titles or roles: Writer
Gender: male
Falconer, John, fl. 1710-1711 - 1 - Gender: male
Falconer, J. (Reverend), fl. until 1743 - 1 - Gender: male
Fale, James, d.1678 2 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Fressingfield, 1629-78
Gender: male
Falentin de La Rivière, Paul, 1635-1725 2 - - Titles or roles: pasteur, Mas d’Azil; chapelain to maréchal de Schomberg
Gender: male
Falkner, William (Dr), d.1682 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. St Catherine's College, Cambridge, 1648; Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Fall, James, 1646-1711 1 - - Titles or roles: university principal; Church of Scotland and Church of England clergyman; principal of Glasgow University, June 1684
Gender: male
Fall, James, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
Fallonius, Cornelius (Dr), fl. 1562 - - 1 Gender: male
Famart (Monsieur) de, fl. 1571 - - 1 Alternative names: M. de Famart
Gender: male
Fane, J. 1 - - Titles or roles: Lord le Despenser
Gender: male
Fane, Mildmay, 1602-1666 1 - - Titles or roles: second earl of Westmorland; politician; writer
Gender: male
Fane, Thomas, 1700-1771 2 - - Titles or roles: eighth earl of Westmorland; M.P. for Lyme REegis; lord commissioner of trade
Gender: male
Fane, William (Dr), 1625-1679 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Huntskill
Gender: male
Fane, Wotton, fl. 1666-1667 2 - - Alternative names: Fane, W. and 4 others, members of the Chapter; Wooton Fane and others
Gender: male
Fano, Vicenzo - 1 - Titles or roles: Dominican, from 1664 secretary to the Index-Congregation
Gender: male
Fanshawe, Richard (Sir), 1608-1666 2 15 1 Titles or roles: diplomat; ambassador to Portugal; ambassador to Spain; translator; M.P. for Cambridge University; youngest son of Sir Henry Fanshawe; first Baronet
Gender: male
Fanshawe, W., fl. 1691 2 - - Gender: male
Fanshaw, Lyonell - 1 - Gender: male
Fantonius (Mr), fl. 1642 - - 2 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of Paganinus Gaudentius
Gender: male
Fanzago, Francesco Luigi, 1764-1836 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian physician; professor of medicine, University of Padua
Gender: male
Fanzago, Francesco Luigi, 1764-1836 - - 1 Titles or roles: Physician, from Padua; studied in Pavia; translated into Italian J. Gregory's Lectures on the duties and offices of a physician; rector of Padua university
Gender: male
Farber, Nicodemus, fl. 1630-1632 1 - 2 Alternative names: Faber, Nicodemus
Gender: male
Faret, Nicolas, 1596-1646 - 1 - Gender: male
Farindon, Anthony, 1598-1658 2 1 - Alternative names: Farrindon, Anthony
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Faringdon, Jo., fl. 1672 1 - - Gender: male
Farlati, Daniele, 1690-1773 1 - - Titles or roles: Ecclesiastical historian; from Friuli; educated in Padua; Jesuit
Gender: male
Farley, Moses, fl. until 1732 1 - - Gender: male
Farley (Mr), fl. 1775 1 - - Gender: male
Farmer, Charles, fl. 1810-1820 16 - - Gender: male
Farmer, Richard (Reverend), 1735-1797 6 1 2 Titles or roles: master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; literary scholar; college head
Gender: male
Farmer, Thomas, fl. 1784 1 - - Gender: male
Farnaby, Thomas, 1574-1647 9 6 - Alternative names: Farnabius, Thomas
Titles or roles: Englaish scholar and schoolmaster; grammarian
Gender: male
Farnese, Alessandro, 1545-1592 - 1 3 Alternative names: Alessandro Farnese; Alejandro Farnesio; Farnese, Alexander
Titles or roles: Duke of Parma and Piacenza; Governor of the Spanish Netherlands
Gender: male
Farnese, Ranuccio I, 1569-1622 - - 1 Alternative names: Ranuccio I Farnese; Ranuccio Farnese
Titles or roles: Duke of Parma, Piacenza, and Castro from 1592
Gender: male
Farnwood ? 1 - - Gender: male
Farquhar, James, fl. 1801-1802 4 - - Gender: male
Farrar, Anne (Miss), fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: female
Farrendon (mentioned 1688) - - 1 Gender: male
Farringdon, Mr Deputy of, fl. 1796 - 1 - Gender: male
Farrington, R. 2 - - Gender: male
Farrington, William (Sir), 1721-1781 1 - - Gender: male
Farthing, Ralph, fl. 1727 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Ottery St Mary
Gender: male
Fassanus, M., fl. 1612 1 - - Alternative names: Fassinus
Gender: male
Fatio de Duillier, Nicolas, 1664-1753 27 13 3 Alternative names: Duillier, Fatio de; Fatio, Nicolas, of Duillier; Fatio de Duillier, Nicolas; Facio; Faccio
Titles or roles: Swiss mathematician and natural philosopher
Gender: male
Fauchard, Ann (Mrs), fl. 1800 1 - - Gender: female
Fauconberge, Henry (Dr), 1635-1713 6 7 - Alternative names: Fauconberg
Titles or roles: secretary to William Sancroft, archbishop of Canterbury; commissary of Suffolk Archdeaconry and chancellor of St David's
Gender: male
Faucon, Jean-Louis, fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Faulcon, [?] Abraham, fl. 1685 1 - - Alternative names: Faulcon, A.
Gender: male
Faulder, Robert, fl. 1790-1796 18 - - Gender: male
Faulhaber, Johannes, 1580-1635 - - 1 Titles or roles: German mathematician; surveyor and fortifications engineer
Gender: male
Faulkner, Thomas, 1777-1855 1 - - Titles or roles: topographer
Gender: male
Faur de Saint-Jory, Pierre du, 1540-1600 2 - - Alternative names: Faber Saniorianus; Pierre du Faur of Saint-Jory; Petrus Faber; Pierre Dufaur; Pietrus Faber
Titles or roles: son of Michel Dufaur, seigneur de Saint-Jory (d.1561); Premier Président of Parlement of Toulouse
Gender: male
Faure, fl. 1626-1628 3 - - Gender: unknown
Faussett, Bryan, 1720-1776 2 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Faviola, Joannes Baptista, fl. 1592 2 - - Titles or roles: writing from Middelburg in 1592
Gender: male
Favoriti, Agostino, 1624-1682 1 1 - Titles or roles: Personal secretary to secretary to Pope Innocent XI, poet
Gender: male
Fawcett, Henry, fl. 1800-1811 4 4 1 Gender: male
Fawkener, William Augustus, 1750-1811 1 - - Alternative names: clerk of the Privy Council
Gender: male
Fawkett, James (Reverend), b.1656 3 - - Alternative names: Fawcett; Fawket
Titles or roles: minister at St Michael's Town, Barbados; fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; matric. 1676; ordained London, 2 September 1681
Gender: male
Faydherbe, Lucas, 1617-1697 - 3 - Alternative names: Lucas Faidherbe; Lucas Faid'herbe; Lucas Faijdherbe; Lucas Fayd'herbe
Titles or roles: Flemish sculptor
Gender: male
Faye, Antoine de la, 1540-1615 2 1 - Titles or roles: Calvinist theologian; notorious careerist
Gender: male
Fayrer, James, fl. 1674 1 - - Gender: male
F., C., fl. 1707 1 - - Alternative names: C. F.
Gender: male
Fea, Carlo, 1753-1836 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian archeologist; Francophile and supporter of Napoleon; translator of Winckelmann's works into Italian; abbot
Gender: male
Featley, Daniel, 1582-1645 2 - 1 Alternative names: Fairclough, Daniel; Featlye
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; second of five children of John Fairclough and Marian Thrift
Gender: male
Federici, fl. 1813 - - 1 Gender: male
Fehlau, Georg, 1624-1672 2 - - Alternative names: Fehlavius; Fehlav; Fhelavius; Fhelav; Felavius; Georges
Titles or roles: preacher
Gender: male
Fehr, Johann Michael, 1610-1688 - 12 5 Titles or roles: Physician in Schweinfurt, founding member of Academia naturae curiosorum
Gender: male
Feilde, Thomas, fl. 1768-1769 2 - - Gender: male
Feilding, Basil, 1608-1675 18 3 - Alternative names: Fielding
Titles or roles: second earl of Denbigh; parliamentarian army officer; politician
Gender: male
Feilding, Caroline Augusta, fl. 1817 1 - - Gender: female
Feilding, Charles (Captain) 5 - - Alternative names: Fielding, Charles
Gender: male
Feilding, Elisabeth Theresa (Lady), 1773-1846 52 1 - Alternative names: Fielding; née Thomas
Gender: female
Feilding, Henrietta Horatia, fl. 1817 1 - - Gender: female
Felber, Johannes, fl. 1657 - - 1 Titles or roles: Citizen of Ulm
Gender: male
Felbinger, Jeremias, fl. 1656 1 - - Gender: male
Felde, Volkart van den, fl. 1654 - - 1 Alternative names: van den Felde, Volkart
Gender: male
Fel. Fay., fl. 1581 1 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Joseph Justus Scaliger
Gender: unknown
Felgenhauer, Paul, 1593-1661 - - 24 Alternative names: Phelgenhore; Phelgnor; Felgenhawer
Titles or roles: German Lutheran from Bohemia, prophet, mystic, chiliast and heretic
Gender: male
Felici, Stefano, fl. 1665 1 - - Gender: male
Felinus, Timotheus, fl. 1666 - - 2 Gender: male
Fell, John, 1625-1686 118 17 5 Titles or roles: bishop of Oxford, 1676; dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1660
Gender: male
Fellowes, N. D., fl. 1826 1 - - Gender: male
Fellows, William, fl. 1786 1 - - Gender: male
Fell, Samuel (Dr), 1584-1649 2 - - Titles or roles: dean of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Felín, Jan, 1603-1662 3 1 17 Alternative names: Felinus, John; Felinus, Johannes; Felinus, Johann
Titles or roles: Consenior of the Unity of Brethren
Gender: male
Felsus, Daniel, fl. 1600 1 - - Alternative names: Daniel Fels
Titles or roles: courier for Tycho Brahe, 1600
Gender: male
Feltman, Gerhard, 1637-1696 3 - - Alternative names: Gerhardus Feltman
Titles or roles: Lawyer
Gender: male
Felton, Edmond, fl. 1643 1 1 - Gender: male
Felton, Edmund, fl. until 1625 1 - - Gender: male
Felton, Elizabeth (Lady), fl. 1640-1643 2 - - Gender: female
Felton, Henry, 1679-1740 1 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Felton, Henry (Dr), 1656-1701 2 - - Titles or roles: rector of Long Milford
Gender: male
Fenelon, Bertrand De Salignac, 1523-1589 - - 1 Alternative names: de la Mothe; Bertrand de Salignac de la Mothe Fénélon
Titles or roles: seigneur de la Mothe; French diplomat
Gender: male
Fenelon, fl. 1740 1 - - Gender: male
Fennell, Gerald (Dr), fl. 1644 - 1 - Gender: male
Fenn, John (Sir), 1739-1794 5 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Fenou, fl. 1634 1 - - Gender: male
Fenton (Dr), fl. 1736 - 1 - Gender: male
Fenwick, George, fl. 1646 - 2 - Gender: male
Fenwick (Mrs), fl. 1624 - - 1 Gender: male
Fenwick, Nicholas, fl. 1720 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Newcastle
Gender: male
Fenwick, Robert, fl. 1646 - 2 - Gender: male
Fenwick, William 1 - - Titles or roles: parishioner of Kirke Whelpington, Northumberland
Gender: male
Fenwick, William, fl. 1646 - 1 - Gender: male
Ferdinand, archiduc d'Autriche, 1609-1641 36 - - Alternative names: Ferdinand, archiduc d'Autriche; Ferran, d'Àustria; Ferdinand, infant van Spanje, prins-kardinaal en kardinaal-infant; Fernando de Austria; cardenal-infante don Fernando de España; Ferdinand von Österreich; don Fernando
Titles or roles: Governor of the Spanish Netherlands
Gender: male
Ferdinand I, 1503-1564 1 3 4 Titles or roles: Holy Roman Emperor, 1558-1564
Gender: male
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1578-1637 5 4 6 Titles or roles: Holy Roman Emperor; Archduke of Austria; King of Bohemia; King of Hungary
Gender: male
Ferdinand III, 1608-1657 5 11 8 Alternative names: Ferdinand III Habsburg; Caesar
Titles or roles: Holy Roman Emperor
Gender: male
Ferdinand I of Austria, 1793-1875 - 1 - Alternative names: Ferdinand V of Bohemia and Hungary
Titles or roles: Emperor of Austria; President of the German Confederation; King of Hungary and Bohemia
Gender: male
Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, 1633-1654 - 4 - Gender: male
Ferdinand Karl von Österreich-Tyrol, 1628-1662 - 1 1 Alternative names: Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria
Titles or roles: Archduke of Austria and Tyrol
Gender: male
Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria, 1636-1679 4 1 1 Gender: male
Ferdinand von Bayern, 1588-1650 - 1 - Alternative names: Ferdinand of Bavaria
Titles or roles: Prince-elector archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne
Gender: male
Ferellus, Antonius, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit?
Gender: male
Ferencz, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1632-1642 3 - - Titles or roles: German colonel of infantry in States' army (1626–37)
Gender: male
Ferents, Thomas, 1594-1647 - 1 - Alternative names: Thomas Franzius the younger
Titles or roles: soldier, governor of Sas van Gent; son of Thomas Franzius (1563-1614)
Gender: male
Fergison (Mr) (mentioned 1691) - - 1 Gender: male
Ferguson, James, fl. 1801 1 - - Gender: male
Ferguson, James, fl. 1720-1777 2 - - Gender: male
Ferguson, John 1 - - Titles or roles: secretary, Lloyd's, London
Gender: male
Ferguson, Thomas, fl. 1808 2 - - Titles or roles: secretary, Lloyd's, London
Gender: male
Fermat, Pierre de, 1601-1665 164 40 5 Alternative names: Fermat, Pierre
Titles or roles: French mathematician; lawyer
Gender: male
Fermat, Samuel de, 1630-1690 10 5 2 Alternative names: Samuel Fermat
Titles or roles: son of Pierre Fermat; translator of Greek authors
Gender: male
Ferndörfer, Johannes, fl. 1649 - - 1 Gender: male
Ferne, Henry (Dr), 1602-1662 1 2 - Titles or roles: bishop of Chester; dean of Ely
Gender: male
Fern, George, d.1769 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Stevington, 1712-16; St John's College, Cambridge, B.A.; rector of Weeke, 1719-35; rector of Avinton, 1735-69
Gender: male
Ferracina, Bartolomeo, 1692-1777 1 - - Titles or roles: Clockmaker and water engineer; from Bassano; collaborator of Professor Poleni at the University of Padua
Gender: male
Ferrall, John (Captain), fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Ferrand, Jean 3 1 - Titles or roles: Jesuit in Avignon
Gender: male
Ferrand, Louis, 1645-1699 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer, Parlement de Paris
Gender: male
Ferrand, R., 1692-1745 1 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Richard Richardson, senior, (1663-1741)
Gender: male
Ferrari, Francesco Bernardo, 1577-1669 1 1 3 Alternative names: Ferrarius, Franciscus Bernardus; Ferrarius, Bernardinus
Titles or roles: Libriarian of the Ambrosian Library, Milan, c.1609
Gender: male
Ferrari, Georgio, fl. 1589 1 - - Alternative names: Ferrari, Georges
Titles or roles: Bookseller, Rome
Gender: male
Ferrari, Ottavio, fl. 1648 3 1 1 Titles or roles: Benedictine monk at Monte Cassino ('monaco cassinense')
Gender: male
Ferrari [unidentified], fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Ferrar, John, 1588-1657 3 2 - Alternative names: Farrar, John
Gender: male
Ferrers, Edward, fl. 1794 1 - - Gender: male
Ferrers, Hester, fl. 1811 1 - - Gender: female
Ferrers, Thomas (fl. 1590s) - - 1 Titles or roles: Envoy to Denmark
Gender: male
Ferri, Christophe, fl. 1820-1830 - - 1 Alternative names: Cristoforo Ferri
Gender: male
Ferrier, Jean, fl. 1630 1 6 - Titles or roles: French instrument maker
Gender: male
Ferri, Giovanni, 1755-1830 1 - - Titles or roles: conte di S. Constant
Gender: male
Ferrières, Jean de, 1520-1586 1 - - Titles or roles: Seigneur de Maligny; Vidame de Chartres
Gender: male
Ferris (Mr), fl. 1621 - - 1 Titles or roles: in Warwickshire, 1621
Gender: male
Ferroni, Pietro, 1744-1825 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian mathematician; engineer for the Granduke of Tuscany
Gender: male
Ferronius, Josephus, fl. 1665 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit, professor in Mantua
Gender: male
Ferrucci, Michele, 1801-1881 - 1 - Titles or roles: Italian mathematician; from Faenza
Gender: male
Ferry, Paul, 1591-1669 7 1 - Alternative names: Ferrius, Paulus
Titles or roles: Theology scholar; in Metz
Gender: male
Fersius, Johannes, fl. 1607-1608 1 1 - Alternative names: fabricius
Gender: male
Ferstein, Wilhelm, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
Ferté Pont St Pierre, de la, fl. 1641-1646 1 - - Titles or roles: baron; cavalry captain
Gender: male
Fetherstone, Henry, fl. 1609-1647 1 - - Alternative names: Henry Fetherston
Titles or roles: Bookseller in London at St Anne's Blackfriars
Gender: male
Fetherston (Monsieur) (mentoned 1630) - - 1 Gender: male
Fettes, William (Sir), 1750-1836 - 1 - Titles or roles: Lord Provost of Edinburgh; baronet; benefactor of Fettes College, Edinburgh
Gender: male
Fettiplace, Cesar, fl. 1684-1685 1 - - Alternative names: Cesar Fettiplace de Beaulieu
Titles or roles: French refugee minister
Gender: male
Fettiplace, John, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: of Buckland, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire); correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Fevijn, Jan van, 1490-1555 1 - - Alternative names: Johannes Fevynus; John de Fevyn; Jan van Fevijn
Titles or roles: Humanist; priest; officiated the wedding of Juan Luis Vives
Gender: male
Fichet, Jacques, d.1572 3 1 - Titles or roles: Merchant; elder of the French Church in London
Gender: male
Fickler, Johann Baptist, 1533-1610 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Baptista Badweyler
Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Ficoroni, Francesco de', 1664-1747 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian antiquary and collector of Roman and Etruscan objects
Gender: male
Fiddes, Richard, 1671-1725 4 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; writer
Gender: male
Fiddes, Thomas, fl. 1685 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Brightwell, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Field (Dr) (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: uncle of Mrs Elizabeth Foden (née Knight)
Gender: male
Field, Henry, 1755-1837 1 - - Titles or roles: apothecary; son of John Field (1718/19–96); grandson of John Field (d. 1740), of Newgate Street, City of London
Gender: male
Fielding, Mary, 1613-1638 - 18 - Titles or roles: Marquess of Hamilton; wife of James Hamilton
Gender: female
Field, J., fl. 1769 1 - - Gender: male
Field, John, fl. 1785-1792 16 - - Gender: male
Field, Thomas, fl. 1654 1 - - Gender: male
Fiennes, William, 1582-1662 1 - 2 Titles or roles: first Viscount Saye and Sele; politician
Gender: male
Fieruilla (Mr), fl. 1652 - - 1 Titles or roles: Correspondent of Isaac Vossius
Gender: male
Fieure, Le, fl. 1712 2 - - Alternative names: Le Fieure
Titles or roles: naturalist
Gender: male
Figg, James, fl. 1725-1726 4 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Figrelius, Edmund, 1622-1675 1 - - Alternative names: Figrelius, Edmundus; Gripenhielm
Gender: male
Figulus, Jan, d.1647 - - 2 Gender: male
Figulus, Petr, 1619-1670 77 14 84 Alternative names: Figulus, Petrus; Jablonski; Jablonský
Titles or roles: scribe for John Dury in Hamburg, 1638; amanuensis for and son-in-law of Jan Amos Comenius
Gender: male
Figurens (Monsignor), fl. 1607 1 - - Gender: male
Filangieri, Gaetano, 1753-1788 1 - - Titles or roles: Jurist; philosopher; reemason
Gender: male
Filippo Carlo, prince of Tunis, fl. 1650-1668 7 1 - Alternative names: Mahomet Chelebi
Titles or roles: Prince of Tunis, Catholic convert
Gender: male
Finch, Anne, 1661-1720 3 2 - Alternative names: née Kingsmill; Winchelsea
Titles or roles: poet; countess of Winchilsea; Lady Winchilsea; wife of Heneage Finch (1657-1726), fifth earl of Winchilsea
Gender: female
Finch, Charles, 1672-1712 1 - - Titles or roles: fourth earl of Winchilsea; second baron FitzHerbert of Eastwell
Gender: male
Finch (Colonel), fl. 1700 - 1 - Gender: male
Finch, Daniel, 1647-1730 32 49 35 Alternative names: Pff
Titles or roles: second earl of Nottingham; seventh earl of Winchilsea
Gender: male
Finch, Daniel, 1689-1769 1 - - Titles or roles: eighth earl of Winchilsea and third earl of Nottingham
Gender: male
Finch, Daniel, 1689-1769 1 - - Alternative names: earl of Winchelsea
Titles or roles: eighth earl of Winchilsea; third earl of Nottingham
Gender: male
Finch, Francis, fl. 1612-1646 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. Cambridge, 1612
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1648-1719 3 - - Titles or roles: first earl of Aylesford; lawyer; politician; son of Heneage Finch, first earl of Nottingham (1621–82)
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1657-1726 8 - - Titles or roles: fifth earl of Winchilsea; third baron FitzHerbert of Eastwell; husband of Anne Finch (1661-1720)
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1627-1689 7 1 - Titles or roles: third earl of Winchilsea; Baron Fitzherbert of Eastwell; diplomat
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1621-1682 1 3 1 Titles or roles: first earl of Nottingham; lord chancellor; father of Heneage Finch, first earl of Aylesford (1648/9–1719)
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1715-1777 2 - - Titles or roles: third earl of Aylesford; Lord Guernsey (styled)
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1580-1631 - - 1 Titles or roles: Lawyer; M.P.; Recorder of London, 1621; Speaker of the House of Commons, 1626
Gender: male
Finch, Heneage, 1751-1812 - - 1 Titles or roles: fourth earl of Aylesford; styled Lord Guernsey, 1757-77; politician; artist
Gender: male
Finch, Henry, 1633-1704 1 - - Titles or roles: clergyman and ejected minister
Gender: male
Finch, John, 1584-1660 - - 1 Titles or roles: Baron Finch of Fordwich; Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England; speaker of the House of Commons; judge; son of Sir Henry Finch (c.1558–1625)
Gender: male
Finch, John, fl. 1653 1 - - Gender: male
Finch, John (Sir), 1626-1682 3 6 - Titles or roles: physician; diplomat; youngest son, of Sir Heneage Finch (1580–1631)
Gender: male
Finch, Leopold William (Dr), 1663-1702 11 1 - Titles or roles: warden of All Souls, Oxford
Gender: male
Finch, Moyle (Sir), 1550-1614 - 1 - Titles or roles: son-in-law of Sir Thomas Heneage
Gender: male
Finch (Mr), fl. 1678 - 1 7 Gender: male
Finch, William, 1651-1726 1 - - Gender: male
Finck, Thomas, 1561-1656 3 2 - Titles or roles: Danish mathematician and physicist
Gender: male
Findekeller, Christophe Daniel, fl. 1676 6 4 - Gender: male
Fines, Jan, fl. 1629 - - 2 Titles or roles: Brethren minister
Gender: male
Finet, John (Sir), 1571-1641 - 1 - Alternative names: Finett
Titles or roles: Courtier; Master of the Ceremonies in the Stuart court (1627–1641)
Gender: male
Fineux, Piers, fl. 1710 1 - - Gender: male
Fiorentini, Francesco Maria, 1603-1673 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; from Lucca; correspondent of Malpighi and Redi
Gender: male
Fiquelmont, René-Louis de, 1590-1654 1 - - Titles or roles: Abbé de Mouzon; French agent in Liège
Gender: male
Firebrace, Charles (Sir), 1680-1727 1 - - Titles or roles: second baronet
Gender: male
Fireman, Richard, 1726-1792 1 - - Titles or roles: fellow of St John's College, Oxfordshire
Gender: male
Firensius, Nicolao, fl. 1586 - 2 - Alternative names: Firensio, Nicolao; Firensius, Nicolás
Gender: male
Firmin, Thomas, 1661-1720 2 - - Gender: male
Fischer, Adolf, fl. 1650 - - 1 Titles or roles: Preacher to the German evangelical community in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Fischer, Georg, fl. 1637 - 1 2 Gender: male
Fischer. Johannes, fl. 1624 2 - - Alternative names: Fischer, Samuel (?)
Titles or roles: Correspondent of G. J. Vossius
Gender: male
Fischer, Tobias, 1559-1616 1 1 - Alternative names: Fischerus, Tobias
Gender: male
Fish, Edward (Sir), 1628-1670 1 - - Alternative names: Fysh
Gender: male
Fisher, Bardsey 1 - - Titles or roles: master of Sidney College, Cambridge, 1704
Gender: male
Fisher, Fitzpayne, fl. 1674 1 - - Gender: male
Fisher, Henry, 1691-1761 1 - - Gender: male
Fisher, John, fl. 1661 1 - - Gender: male
Fisher, John, fl. until 1690 2 - - Titles or roles: of Gray's Inn
Gender: male
Fisher (Mr), fl. 1615 - - 1 Titles or roles: Employee in the Court of Wards
Gender: male
Fisher, Payne (Major), 1615-1693 1 - - Titles or roles: Latin poet
Gender: male
Fisher, Richard, fl. 1712-1713 1 - - Gender: male
Fisher, Samuel, 1604-1665 1 - - Titles or roles: Quaker preacher and writer
Gender: male
Fisher, Thomas, 1772-1836 1 2 - Alternative names: Thomas Fisher, junior
Titles or roles: artist and antiquary; employed by the East India Company; second son of Thomas Fisher (d. 1786) and his wife Jane
Gender: male
Fisher, Thomas, d.1786 1 - - Alternative names: Thomas Fisher, senior
Titles or roles: printer, bookseller, and alderman of Rochester; husband of Jane (d. 1796); father of Thomas Fisher (1772–1836)
Gender: male
Fiske, John, fl. 1680 1 - - Titles or roles: Printer
Gender: male
Fithey, David, fl. 1662 - - 1 Titles or roles: Contact of Serrarius and Hartlib in Amsterdam[?]
Gender: male
Fitzalan, Henry, 1512-1580 - - 1 Titles or roles: twelfth earl of Arundel; magnate
Gender: male
Fitzgerald, James, 1742-1835 4 - - Alternative names: Fitzgerald, James, Prime Serjeant
Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Fitzgerald, Luke (Sir), fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Fitzgerald, Robert (Hon.), d.1698 3 - - Alternative names: Fitzgerald, Robert (Captain)
Titles or roles: inventor of device to make fresh water out of sea water; nephew of Robert Boyle; Doctor of Law; Irish Privy Councillor; army officer; politician
Gender: male
Fitz-James, John, fl. 1674 - 1 - Titles or roles: chaplain to the bishop of Winchester
Gender: male
Fitzmaurice, Henry Petty-, 1780-1863 5 - - Alternative names: Petty-Fitzmaurice, Henry
Titles or roles: third marquess of Lansdowne; politician
Gender: male
FitzRoberts, John, fl. 1692 2 - - Alternative names: Fitz-Roberts, John
Gender: male
FitzRoy, Augustus Henry, 1735-1811 3 1 15 Titles or roles: third duke of Grafton
Gender: male
Fitzroy, Henry, 1519-1536 1 - - Titles or roles: duke of Richmond and Somerset; son of Henry VIII and Elizabeth Blount; godson of Thomas Wolsey
Gender: male
Fitz Thomas, William Windsor (Reverend), 1745-1806 1 - - Alternative names: Fitzthomas
Titles or roles: rector of Arrow, Warwickshire
Gender: male
Fitzwilliam, Hugh, fl. 1568-1574 5 - - Titles or roles: Correspondant of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Fitzwilliam, John (Dr), d.1699 14 14 - Alternative names: Fitzwilliams
Titles or roles: nonjuring Church of England clergyman; D.D.; canon, Chapel Royal, Windsor
Gender: male
Fitz William, John, fl. 1671-1673 - 7 - Alternative names: Fitz William at Farnham Castle; Fitz Williams; Fitzwilliam
Gender: male
Fitzwilliam, William (Sir), 1526-1599 - 1 - Titles or roles: lord deputy of Ireland
Gender: male
Flacius, Matthias, 1520-1575 - - 2 Alternative names: Flacius, Matthias, Illyricus; Francowitz, Mathias; Flacio, Mattia
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Flackett, John, fl. 1640 - - 1 Gender: male
Flader, Christian Augustin, fl. 1662-1669 4 2 - Titles or roles: Office holder in Moravia
Gender: male
Flamel, Nicolas, 1330-1418 - - 1 Alternative names: Flammel, Nicolas
Titles or roles: French alchemist; scrivener; manuscript-seller
Gender: male
Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 101 38 16 Alternative names: Flamstead
Titles or roles: Astronomer; astronomer royal
Gender: male
Flasby, John, 1682-1736 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Groton; curate, Westmill
Gender: male
Flatman (brother of Thomas), fl. 1662 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Thomas Flatman (1635-88)
Gender: male
Flatman, Thomas, 1635-1688 19 - - Titles or roles: miniature painter; man of letters; poet
Gender: male
Flatman, Thomas, fl. 1670 2 1 - Gender: male
Flavell, John, 1630-1691 1 - - Titles or roles: Presbyterian minister; religious writer
Gender: male
Flavigny, H.A., fl. 1624 1 - - Titles or roles: French officer in the service of the States ('der Staten')
Gender: male
Flayder, Friedrich Hermann, 1596-1640 1 - - Alternative names: Flayderus, Fridericus Hermannus; Flayder, Hermann
Titles or roles: Philologist; Writer; University librarian
Gender: male
Flécelles, Nicolas, 1615-1689 - 2 - Alternative names: Flecelles, Nicolas; Nicolas de Flécelles de Brégy
Titles or roles: French Count and diplomat
Gender: male
Fleckenstein, Friedrich Wolfgang von, 1604-1674 - - 1 Gender: male
Fleck, Georgius, fl. 1594-1595 2 - - Alternative names: Georgius Fleckius; Georg Fleck
Titles or roles: taught theology, Tübingen; ecclesiastical inspector in Urach for Frederick, duke of Würtemberg; Writing to Ortelius in 1594 from Tübingen, and in 1595 from Urach
Gender: male
Fleetwood, Charles, 1618-1692 2 4 - Alternative names: Fleetwood, Lt. General; Colonel Fleetwood
Titles or roles: army officer; appointed Lord Fleetwood under the protectorate; third son of Sir Miles Fleetwood (d. 1641)
Gender: male
Fleetwood, Charles, fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Fleetwood, George (Sir), 1605-1667 - 2 2 Alternative names: Lord Fleetwood; Baron Fleetwood
Gender: male
Fleetwood, James (Dr), 1603-1683 4 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Worcester
Gender: male
Fleetwood, William, 1656-1723 26 10 - Titles or roles: bishop of Ely; bishop of St Asaph
Gender: male
Fleiner, Johann Leonhard, 1556-1624 - - 1 Gender: male
Fleischer, Esaias, fl. 1695 1 - - Gender: male
Fleming (Mr), fl. 1678 - - 1 Gender: male
Fleming, Robert, 1660-1716 1 23 - Alternative names: Mr Cross
Titles or roles: Presbyterian minister and religious writer; son of Robert Fleming (1630–94) and Christian (d. 1674), daughter of Sir George Hamilton of Binny; married Hannah c.1698, who died 23 August 1733
Gender: male
Fleming, Robert, fl. 1727-1733 4 1 - Alternative names: Robert Fleming, junior
Titles or roles: son of Robert Fleming (c. 1660-1716) and Hannah (d. 1733)
Gender: male
Fleming, Robert (Mrs), fl. 1723-1731 - 6 - Alternative names: probably née Loft, Hannah
Titles or roles: mother of Robert Fleming (junior); cousin of Patrick St Clair; probably Hannah, wife of Robert Fleming (c. 1660-1716)
Gender: female
Fleming, Thomas, fl. 1702 1 - - Gender: male
Fleming, Thomas (Sir), 1544-1613 - 1 - Titles or roles: judge; chief justice of the king's bench (from 1607)
Gender: male
Flemming, Theodor, fl. 1645 44 - 48 Gender: male
Flemynge (Colonel), fl. 1648 - 1 - Gender: male
Fletcher, Andrew, 1655-1716 1 2 1 Alternative names: Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun
Titles or roles: Scottish patriot; political theorist; book collector
Gender: male
Fletcher, C. (Dr), fl. 1699 1 - - Gender: male
Fletcher, John (Reverend), 1689-1744 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Wappenham
Gender: male
Fletcher (Mr), fl. 1743 - - 1 Titles or roles: Neighbour of George Ballard (1705–55)
Gender: male
Fletcher (Mrs) (fl. 1739) - - 1 Gender: male
Fletcher, Nicolas, fl. 1701 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Campden, Gloucestershire; related to John Chamberlayne (1668-1723)
Gender: male
Fletcher, Stephen, fl. 1744 - 1 - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Fletcher, William, fl. 1739 1 - - Gender: male
Fleury, Charles, 1732-1797 - 1 - Gender: male
Fleury, fl. 1632-1636 2 - 1 Titles or roles: friar
Gender: male
Flint, the sheriff of, fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Félix de Tassy, Charles-François, 1635-1703 2 - - Alternative names: Felix
Titles or roles: French surgeon, first surgeon to the King Louis XIV
Gender: male
Flockenius, Henry, 1602-1680 7 - - Alternative names: Flockenius, Henricus; Plockenius, Henricus
Gender: male
Flood, Henry, 1732-1791 1 - - Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Flood, Jocelyn, fl. 1764 5 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Ralph Griffiths (1720-1803)
Gender: male
Flordius, Wilhelm 1 - - Gender: male
Florianus, Jacobus, d.1637 1 - - Titles or roles: Preacher
Gender: male
Florianus, Jacobus, fl. 1607 2 1 - Gender: male
Florio, Francesco, 1705-1792 1 - - Titles or roles: Priest; diplomat; from Udine
Gender: male
Floris, Claes, 1625-1679 - 11 - Alternative names: Flores; Floresz; Florez
Titles or roles: Baptist; merchant; married to Susanna Blom
Gender: male
Flower, Stephen, fl. 1668-1669 - 1 - Gender: male
Floyd (Dr), fl. 1705 - 2 - Titles or roles: at Dublin
Gender: male
Floyer, John (Sir), 1649-1734 1 1 - Titles or roles: Physician; author
Gender: male
Fludd, Robert, 1574-1637 - - 5 Alternative names: de Fluctibus, Robertus; Flood
Titles or roles: physician; writer on the occult
Gender: male
Flud van Giffen, David, 1653-1701 - 1 - Gender: male
Flurer, Johann Christoph, fl. 1591-1604 1 - - Gender: male
Flushing, community of, fl. 1572 1 - - Gender: unknown
Foard, Edward, fl. 1654 - 1 - Titles or roles: Foard, Sir Edward
Gender: male
Foden, Elizabeth (Mrs) (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Alternative names: née Knight
Gender: female
Foden (Mr) (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: counsellor in Stafford
Gender: male
Foeclerus, Isaac, 1578-1643 or after 2 - - Alternative names: Isaak Foecler; Focler
Titles or roles: Churchman
Gender: male
Fogel, Martin, 1634-1675 21 19 1 Alternative names: Martinus Fogelius; Martin Vogel; Vogelius
Titles or roles: Professor of logic and metaphysics at the Akademisches Gymnasium, Hamburg; physician; linguist
Gender: male
Fog (Mr) (mentioned 1683) - - 1 Gender: male
Folcher - 1 - Titles or roles: Merchant; thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Foley (Mr) (mentioned 1692) - - 2 Gender: male
Foley (Mrs), fl. 1692 1 1 - Gender: female
Foley, Paul (mentioned 1692) - - 2 Gender: male
Foley, R. (Reverend), fl. 1713-1716 27 2 - Gender: male
Foley, Samuel, 1655-1695 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Down and Connor; fellow of Trinity College, Dublin
Gender: male
Foli, Théodoric de, fl. 1586 - 1 - Alternative names: Theodoric de Foli
Gender: male
Foljambe, Henry, fl. 1568 - 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondant of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Folkes, Martin, 1640-1705 1 - - Titles or roles: bencher of Gray's Inn; father of Martin Folkes (1690-1754)
Gender: male
Folkes, Martin, 1690-1754 5 - - Titles or roles: antiquary and natural philosopher; eldest son of Martin Folkes (1640–1705), bencher of Gray's Inn; FRS; freemason
Gender: male
Fones, Richard, 1562-1625 1 - - Alternative names: Fowns; Fownes
Titles or roles: rector of Severn Stoke, Worcestershire
Gender: male
Fonne, Johann, fl. 1646-1647 3 - - Gender: male
Fontaines, Jean de, fl. 1574 - 1 - Titles or roles: Prosecutor of the city of Lille in Flanders
Gender: male
Fontana, Felice, 1730-1805 - - 1 Titles or roles: Natural philosopher; museum curator
Gender: male
Fontana, Francesco, 1750-1822 1 - - Titles or roles: Cardinal; author of the excommunication bull against Napoleon; prefect of the congregation de propaganda fide
Gender: male
Fontana, Francisco, fl. 1636 - - 1 Titles or roles: Neapolitan astronomer who made several important observations during the 1630s
Gender: male
Fontanini, Domenico, fl. 1735-1745 - 1 - Titles or roles: Antiquary; author of a five-volume work about the history and antiquities of Aquileia (Venice, 1737)
Gender: male
Fontanini, Gian-Domenico, fl. 1750-1760 - 1 - Titles or roles: Abbot
Gender: male
Fontanini, Girolamo, fl. 1680-1690 - 2 - Gender: male
Fontanini, Giusto, 1666-1736 7 3 - Alternative names: Fontaninus, Justus; Fontanini, Giusto; Fontaninus, Giusto
Titles or roles: Librarian for Cardinal Imperiali, Rome; archbishop of Ankara; correspondent of Magliabechi, Mabillon, Passionei, and Maffei
Gender: male
Fontanner, Friedrich, fl. 1647 1 - - Alternative names: Fridericus Fontannes
Titles or roles: Jesuit?
Gender: male
Fontanus, Nicolas, fl. 1644 2 - - Alternative names: Fontana
Titles or roles: Physician to Ferdinand of Bavaria, archbishop of Cologne, 1644
Gender: male
Fontanus, R. Massius, fl. 1601-1602 5 - - Alternative names: Fontanus, R. Masseus
Gender: male
Fonte, Bartolomeo, 1445-1513 - - 1 Alternative names: Foncius, Bartholomaeus; Fontus, Bartholomaeus
Titles or roles: Italian humanist
Gender: male
Fontenelle, Bernard Le Bovier de, 1657-1757 1 5 - Alternative names: Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle; le Bouyer
Titles or roles: Secretary to the Paris Academy of Sciences
Gender: male
Foot, Daniel, fl. 1669 1 - - Alternative names: Daniel Foote
Gender: male
Foote, F. H., 1725-1773 1 - - Gender: male
Foot, Samuel (mentioned 1695) - - 1 Gender: male
Foot, Thomas - 1 - Titles or roles: Lord Mayor of London (Nov 1649-Oct 1650)
Gender: male
Forant, Jacques, 1588-1649 1 - - Alternative names: le Chevelu
Titles or roles: French ship's captain in the service of the States ('der Staten'); contre-amiral (rear admiral)
Gender: male
Forbes, An., fl. 1709 1 - - Gender: male
Forbes, Arthur (fl. before 1689/90) 1 - - Gender: male
Forbes, Elizabeth, fl. 1685 3 - - Titles or roles: widow of Arthur Forbes, vicar of Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset
Gender: female
Forbes, James, 1580-1656 - - 1 Alternative names: Forbes, Jacob
Gender: male
Forbes, Jo., fl. 1607 - 1 - Gender: male
Forbes, John, 1593-1648 2 1 - Alternative names: Forbesius, John, à Corse; Forbes of Corse, John; Forbesius, Joannes; Forbes, John, of Corse; Forbes, John, of Corse
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Forbes, Robert, fl. 1575 - 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Caithness
Gender: male
Forboni, fl. 1680-1707 - - 1 Gender: male
Forde, Alexander, b.1664 - 2 - Titles or roles: prebendary of St David's
Gender: male
Ford, Edward, fl. until 1690 1 - - Titles or roles: citizen of London
Gender: male
Forde, Richard, fl. until 1679 1 - - Titles or roles: in Barbadoes; artist
Gender: male
Forder, Richard, fl. 1683 1 - - Titles or roles: resident of Houghton
Gender: male
Ford, fl. 1808 - 2 - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Ford (Mr) (mentioned 1684) - - 1 Gender: male
Ford, Simon, 1618-1699 2 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; rector of Old Swinford, Worcestershire
Gender: male
Ford, W., fl. 1721 1 - - Titles or roles: ordained non-juror priest by Mr Collier, 1722
Gender: male
Foreest, Adam van, 1570-1640 - 1 - Alternative names: Adam van Foreest
Titles or roles: Honorary Consul, treasurer, and mayor of Alkmaar
Gender: male
Foreest, Dirk, 1614-1679 - 1 - Alternative names: Foreest, Dirk van; Dirk van Foreest
Titles or roles: secretary of the States of West Friesland and of the Committed Councils of West Friesland
Gender: male
Foreest, Jan, 1586-1651 13 4 - Alternative names: Forestus, Ioannis; Jan van Foreest; Joannes van Foreest
Titles or roles: Dutch politician; member of the Supreme Court ('Hoge Raad'); mayor of Hoorn
Gender: male
Foreest, Nanning van, 1529-1592 - 1 - Alternative names: Forestus, Nannius; Nanning van Foreest
Titles or roles: Councillor of the Supreme Council of Holland, Zeeland and West Friesland; Deputy to the States General for Holland
Gender: male
Forent (Mons), fl. 1682-1706 - 9 - Alternative names: Forent at Sion; Foran
Titles or roles: minister of St Evangile, Soho, London
Gender: male
Forent (Mr), fl. 1683 - 1 - Gender: male
Forer, Lorenz, 1580-1659 - - 9 Alternative names: Laurenz Forer
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Forestus, F., fl. 1611 1 - - Gender: male
Forestus, J., fl. 1636 1 - - Gender: male
Forman, Simon (Dr), 1552-1611 - - 1 Titles or roles: Astrologer, occultist and herbalist; medical practitioner
Gender: male
Formont de Brévanes, Pierre, fl. 1684 - 1 - Gender: male
Fornarini (Mr), fl. 1716 - 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Filippo Buonarroti
Gender: male
Fornenbergh, Alexander, 1600-1675 1 - - Titles or roles: Painter; writer
Gender: male
Forney, Richard, fl. 1725-1726 1 - - Gender: male
Forni, Giovanni, fl. 1760-1766 - 1 - Titles or roles: Piedmontese scholar; prior of St Peter's, Modena
Gender: male
Forrester, Alexander, fl. 1701 2 1 - Gender: male
Forrester, Andrew (Sir) (mentioned 1691) - - 1 Gender: male
Forrest, Thomas, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: male
Forst, Detlef, fl. 1608 1 - - Alternative names: Dethlevus Forstius
Gender: male
Forster, Benjamin (Mrs), fl. 1775 - 1 - Gender: female
Forster, Benjamin (Reverend), 1736-1805 3 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and antiquary; younger brother of Edward Forster, antiquary, (1730–1812)
Gender: male
Forster, Edward (Dr), 1612-1673 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Ringstead, Norfolk
Gender: male
Forster, fl. 1659 - - 1 Titles or roles: postal carrier for a firm at Maidenhead Lodge, near Laurence Lane, London, who carried mail to Salop in the 1650s
Gender: male
Forster, Humphrey (Sir), fl. 1650 1 - - Titles or roles: Brother of Ashmole's second wife Mary, Lady Mainwaring
Gender: male
Forster, Johann Reinhold, 1729-1798 2 - - Titles or roles: Lutheran pastor; freemason; FRS; traveller; father of Johann Georg Adam Forster (1754–94)
Gender: male
Forster, John (Sir), 1515-1602 - - 1 Alternative names: Foster
Titles or roles: Administrator; soldier
Gender: male
Forster (Mr), d.1585 - - 1 Titles or roles: died in Tripoli?
Gender: male
Forster, Nathanael (Reverend), d.1699 1 - - Gender: male
Forster, Richard (Dr), 1546-1616 3 1 1 Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Forster, Richard, fl. 1708-1726 2 - - Gender: male
Forster, Richard, fl. 1725-1728 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1725
Gender: male
Forster, Richard (Reverend), fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Forster, William, d.1680 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Stanground, Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire)
Gender: male
Forstner, Christoph von, 1598-1667 5 11 7 Alternative names: Forstner, Christoph; Forstnerus, Christophorus; Dambenoy, Christoph Forstner von; Christoph von Forstner
Titles or roles: Politician
Gender: male
Fortescue (Dr), fl. 1592 - - 1 Gender: male
Fortescue, John, 1533-1607 - 1 - Titles or roles: administrator; Keeper of the Great Wardrobe (1559–1607); Chancellor of the Exchequer (1589–1603)
Gender: male
Fortescue, John, fl. 1704-1712 3 1 - Gender: male
Fortescue, John (Sir), 1397-1479 - - 1 Titles or roles: justice and political theorist
Gender: male
Fortescue, William, 1683-1749 1 - - Titles or roles: judge
Gender: male
Forthe, William (Sir), fl. 1611-1612 2 - - Gender: male
Forth, William, 1616-1671, fl. 1645 1 - - Alternative names: Gulielmus ffoorthe
Titles or roles: fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1639-49; admitted advocate 29 Jan., 1646/7; LL.B. 1638; LL.D. 1646; matriculated pensioner from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1632; son of William, of Nayland, Suffolk; of St Giles-in-the-Fields, London; will proved (P.C.C.) 1671
Gender: male
Fortin de la Hoguette, Philippe, 1585-1668 1 - - Titles or roles: French writer
Gender: male
Fort, Juan, fl. 1511-1520 - 2 - Titles or roles: Student of philosophy; Juan Luis Vives's roommate in Paris
Gender: male
Fort, Le ?, fl. 1682 2 - - Alternative names: Le Fort ?
Gender: male
Fortuna, Maria, 1760-1766 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian poet; from Cortona, Tuscany
Gender: female
Fosbrooke, Thomas Dudley (Reverend), 1770-1842 6 - - Alternative names: Fosbroke, Thomas Dudley; Fosbrooke, J.D.
Gender: male
Foscarini, Giovanni Paolo, fl. 1629-1647 8 1 - Alternative names: il Furioso
Titles or roles: Italian lutenist; guitarist; composer
Gender: male
Foscarini, Paolo Antonio, 1565-1616 - - 1 Alternative names: Foscarinus, Paulus Antonius
Titles or roles: Italian astronomer
Gender: male
Foss, Laurens, 1637-1703 1 1 - Alternative names: Laurids Foss
Gender: male
Foster, Ingham, fl. 1769 1 - - Gender: male
Foster, John 1 - - Titles or roles: curate of Holdenhurst
Gender: male
Foster (Mr), d.1652 - - 1 Titles or roles: reader of Gresham College, c. 1652
Gender: male
Foster, Samuel, 1619-1680 6 - - Titles or roles: rector of Redgrave
Gender: male
Fotherby, Charles, 1549-1619 - 1 - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Canterbury
Gender: male
Fothergill, George, fl. 1667-1673 6 - - Gender: male
Fothergill, John (Dr), 1712-1780 5 - - Titles or roles: physician; naturalist
Gender: male
Fothergill, Marmaduke, fl. 1710-1728 41 2 - Alternative names: Fothergill, Marmeduke
Titles or roles: vicar of Skipwith, Yorkshire
Gender: male
Fothergill, W., fl. 1730-1737 3 2 - Gender: male
Foulis, Henry, 1635-1669 2 1 - Titles or roles: religious controversialist
Gender: male
Foulkes, Elizabeth (Mrs), fl. 1733 1 - - Titles or roles: wife of Dr William Foulkes
Gender: female
Foulkes, Humphrey, 1673-1737 34 12 - Alternative names: Foulks, Humphrey; Ffoulkes, Humphrey
Titles or roles: cleric and antiquary; matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1691; rector of Cegidog/St George, Denbighshire, 1700-14; prebendary of St Asaph, 1705-37; rector of Marchwiail, Denbighshire, 1709-49; sinecure rector of Llanfor, Merioneth, 1713-37
Gender: male
Foulkes, Robert, 1685-1771 6 1 - Alternative names: Ffoulkes, Robert; Ffloukes, Robert; Ffoukes Robert
Gender: male
Foulkes, Robert, fl. 1697-1704 8 - - Titles or roles: M.A.; subscriber to Lhwyd's book
Gender: male
Foulkes, William, fl. 1715-1722 11 - - Gender: male
Fountaine, Andrew (Sir), 1676-1753 5 2 1 Titles or roles: art collector
Gender: male
Fountaine, B., fl. 1791 1 - - Gender: male
Fountaine, James, 1633-1690 1 - - Titles or roles: of the Inner Temple
Gender: male
Fountaine (Mr), fl. 1637 - - 1 Titles or roles: seeker of legal advice from John Selden (1584-1654)
Gender: male
Fountayne, John, 1600-1671 1 - - Titles or roles: Commissioner for the Custody of the Great Seal
Gender: male
Fouquet, Antoine, fl. 1643-1661 2 - - Alternative names: Antoine Fouquet de Marcilly-Croissy
Titles or roles: sieur de Marcilly-Croissy; French diplomat
Gender: male
Fournet, François, 1581-1638 - 2 - Alternative names: Fournet, Francois
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Fournier, Georges, 1595-1652 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit priest, geographer and mathematician, millitary architect
Gender: male
Fournier, Guillaume, fl. 1581 - 1 - Alternative names: Guillelmo Fornerio; Guil. Fornerius
Titles or roles: French Jesuit scholar; writer (philology, law)
Gender: male
Fourton, fl. 1651 - 2 - Titles or roles: councelor at the parlement of Orange
Gender: male
Fowett, John, fl. 1673 2 - - Gender: male
Fowle, John (fl. between 1678-89/90) 1 - - Gender: male
Fowler, Constance, 1621-1664 9 - 3 Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: female
Fowler, Edward (Dr), 1631-1714 6 4 - Titles or roles: bishop of Gloucester; vicar of St Giles Cripplegate
Gender: male
Fowle, Thomas, fl. 1685-1686 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Cambridge
Gender: male
Fowlis, William (Sir) - 1 - Gender: male
Fox, Christian (Lady), 1679-1718 1 - - Alternative names: née Hope
Titles or roles: second wife of Sir Stephen Fox (1627-1716)
Gender: female
Foxcroft, Elizabeth, 1600-1679 1 2 - Alternative names: née Whichcote
Titles or roles: Theosophist; sister of Benjamin Whichcote; wife of George Foxcroft; mother of Ezekiel Foxcroft (1629–1674)
Gender: female
Foxcroft, George 1 - - Titles or roles: church council of St Stephen's, London
Gender: male
Foxe, Edward, fl. 1565 1 - - Titles or roles: gamekeeper at Chatsworth
Gender: male
Foxe, John, 1516-1587 2 1 - Titles or roles: martyrologist
Gender: male
Fox, Francis, 1675-1738 5 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Fox, Henry, 1705-1774 24 - - Alternative names: Lord Holland
Titles or roles: first Baron Holland of Foxley; politician; son of Sir Stephen Fox; father of Charles James Fox
Gender: male
Fox, John - 1 - Gender: male
Foxlow, Samuel, d.1795 1 - - Titles or roles: of Staveley Hall, Staveley, Derbyshire (formerly of Foxlow Hall, Tideswell)
Gender: male
Fox, Robert, fl. 1711 1 - - Gender: male
Fox, Simon, fl. 1678 1 - - Gender: male
Fox, Stephen (Sir), 1627-1716 5 3 1 Titles or roles: financier and government official; father of Henry Fox, first Baron Holland of Foxley; grandfather of Charles James Fox
Gender: male
Fox, William, fl. 1691 2 - - Gender: male
Foy, Jacob de, fl. 1634 - 1 - Alternative names: de Foy, Jacob
Gender: male
Foyle, John, b.1682 1 1 - Gender: male
F., P. K. de 1 - - Alternative names: de F., P. K.; P. K. de F.
Gender: male
Frabrice (Mr), fl. 1661 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Isaac Vossius
Gender: male
Fracassati, Carlo, fl. 1630-1672 1 - - Titles or roles: Bolognese anatomist; student of Malpighi; Professor of anatomy, University of Messina
Gender: male
Fradelius, Pierre, d.1621 1 - - Titles or roles: professor of logic, Prague, from 1610
Gender: male
Fragmorton (Mr) (mentoned 1637) - - 1 Titles or roles: London merchant by Lumbard Street
Gender: male
Frail (Dr), fl. 1782 - - 1 Gender: male
Frain du Tremblay, Jean, 1641-1724 1 - - Titles or roles: French writer; conseiller, Présidial d'Angers, 1666-72
Gender: male
Frainius, J., 1641-1724 2 - - Titles or roles: potential physician, or tutor
Gender: male
Fraise, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
Frampton, Robert (Dr), 1622-1708 54 10 - Titles or roles: bishop of Gloucester (deprived); non-juror
Gender: male
Franc, Adam, fl. 1638 - 1 - Alternative names: Francus, Adam
Gender: male
Francastel, Claude Pierre de, 1653-1733 1 1 - Alternative names: abbé Claude Pierre de Francastel
Titles or roles: Secretary to Jacques Nicolas Colbert; archbishop in Rouen; assistant librarian at the Collège des Quatre-Nations, Bibliothèque Mazarine (from 1692)
Gender: male
France, Gaston Jean-Baptiste de, 1608-1660 - 7 - Alternative names: Gaston d'Orléans; France, Gaston Jean-Baptiste de; Gaston de France; Gaston of France; Orléans, Gaston van
Titles or roles: duke of Orléans; third son of Henry IV of France and Marie de Medici
Gender: male
Francesconi, Daniele, 1761-1835 1 3 - Titles or roles: Paduan physicist; resident in Venice; abbot
Gender: male
Francesconi, Daniele (Abate), 1761-1835 - 2 - Titles or roles: Librarian of the University of Padua Library; mathematician, physicist, and antiquary
Gender: male
Francesco Pasolini, fl. 1604 1 - - Gender: male
Franchemont, Etienne de, d.1649 2 3 - Titles or roles: Commissary ('commissaris') of the French forces; royal secretary
Gender: male
Francheschi, Paolo, fl. 1588 - 1 - Gender: male
Franchi, Curtius, fl. 1577 - 1 - Titles or roles: Canon of St Peter's, Rome
Gender: male
Franchimont, H.de, fl. 1607 1 - - Alternative names: Franchemundus; Franchemont
Titles or roles: secretary of Louise de Coligny; based in The Hague
Gender: male
Franchis, Giovanni Maria de, fl. 1612-1614 - - 1 Alternative names: Giovanni (Battista?) Maria de Franchis; Giovanni Maria Genochi; Joannes Maria Genochius; Johannes Maria
Titles or roles: Carmelite friar
Gender: male
Francis, Charlotte (Mrs), fl. 1786 - 1 - Alternative names: née Burney
Titles or roles: sister of Frances Burney (1752-1840); wife of Clement Francis (c.1744-92)
Gender: female
Francis, ?, fl. 1640 - 1 - Alternative names: Frank ?
Titles or roles: sister of Marke Francis (fl. 1646), who may be Mark Frank (1612-64)
Gender: female
Francis I, King of France, 1494-1547 - - 6 Alternative names: François Ier; Francois Ier; Franciscus I; Francis I
Titles or roles: King of France
Gender: male
Francis, Marke, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Francis, Samuel (Mr), fl. 1788-1798 - - 3 Titles or roles: Mathematics teacher
Gender: male
Francis, Thomas, 1519-1574 - - 1 Alternative names: Frauncis
Titles or roles: Physician; provost of Queen's College, Oxford, 1561-63
Gender: male
Franckenau, Georg Franck von, 1643-1704 - 1 - Titles or roles: Botanist
Gender: male
Franckenberg, Abraham von, 1593-1652 76 40 13 Alternative names: A.V.F.; A.F.; Frankenberg, Abraham von; Friedleben, Amadeus von [Pseudonym]
Gender: male
Franckenberg, Balthasar von, 1611-1678 - - 1 Titles or roles: Brother of Abraham von Franckenberg
Gender: male
Franckenberg, Reinhold, 1586-1664 - - 2 Alternative names: Franckenberg, Reinhold; Franckenbergus, Reinholdus
Gender: male
Franckenberg, Wolf Dietrich von, fl. 1650 - - 1 Titles or roles: Cousin of Abraham and Balthasar von Franckenberg
Gender: male
Francke, Peter, fl. 1660-1661 - 2 - Gender: male
Francklin, T., fl. 1683 1 - - Titles or roles: proctor of Doctors' Commons
Gender: male
Francklin, Thomas, fl. 1643 - 1 - Gender: male
Franck, Sebastian, 1499-1543 - - 1 Titles or roles: German radical reformer
Gender: male
Franck, Sebastian, 1606-1668 - - 1 Alternative names: Francke, Sebastian; Francus, Sebastianus
Titles or roles: Pastor; Writer; Musician
Gender: male
Francois, Hercule, fl. 1561-1586 - 1 - Alternative names: François, Hercule; François, Hercules
Titles or roles: Bookseller in London; in business with Jacques Dupuis and Baptiste Dupuis
Gender: male
Franconis, Barthélemy, 1664-1709 1 - - Alternative names: Franconis, Barthelemy; Barthélemy Franconis
Titles or roles: Deacon (1696) and then pastor (1699) of French Church in Basel; relative of Turrettini; accompanied Turrettini to the Netherlands
Gender: male
Francus, Adamus, fl. 1665 - - 1 Gender: male
Frankcombe, William, b.1734 19 - - Alternative names: Frankcombe, H
Gender: male
Franke, Frederick, d.1675 - 3 - Alternative names: Francke; Francken
Titles or roles: Flemish baptist; accountant; merchant
Gender: male
Frankland, Thomas (Sir), 1718-1784 1 - - Titles or roles: naval officer; politician
Gender: male
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 - - 1 Titles or roles: Polymath; Freemason; FRS
Gender: male
Franklin, John, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
Frank, Mark (Dr), 1612-1664 1 - - Alternative names: Franck
Titles or roles: college head; theologian
Gender: male
Frank, Ralph, b.1672 1 - - Gender: male
Franks, Abraham, fl. 1711-1726 7 5 - Alternative names: Francke
Titles or roles: of Trinity College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Frank, Thomas, fl. 1699 1 - - Gender: male
François, fl. 1686 1 - - Alternative names: Francois
Titles or roles: writing from Paris to Pierre Bayle
Gender: male
François, Jean, 1582-1668 3 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit; teacher at La Flèche
Gender: male
François, Jean René, d.1666 6 - - Titles or roles: provincial of the Minim friars in Provence (at least from 1627 to 1629); chemist
Gender: male
Franquart, André, d.1583 - 1 - Alternative names: Andre Franquart; Andre Francquart
Titles or roles: Archbishop of Calcedonia
Gender: male
Frans, Pieter de, 1645-1704 4 5 - Alternative names: Petrus Francius; Peter
Titles or roles: Poet; professor of history, rhetoric, and Greek at the Athenaeum Illustre in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Frantz, Johann Joachim, fl. 1644 1 - 1 Alternative names: Frantzius, Johannes Joachimus; Franz
Titles or roles: Historian
Gender: male
Franzius (Mr), fl. 1642 - - 1 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of Nicolaas Heinsius
Gender: male
Franz, Wolfgang, 1564-1628 1 1 - Alternative names: Wolfgang Franz; Wolfgang Frantze; Franzius, Wolfgang
Titles or roles: Dutch Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Frarin [Louis?], fl. 1625 - 1 - Titles or roles: Intermediary between Rubens and Peiresc
Gender: male
Fraser, James, 1645-1731 2 - - Titles or roles: book dealer
Gender: male
Fraser, James, fl. 1699 - 1 - Gender: male
Fraser (Mr), fl. 1697 - 1 - Gender: male
Fraser, W. 1 - - Gender: male
Fraser, William 1 - - Titles or roles: of Bristol
Gender: male
Fraser, William (Lieutenant), fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Frédéric-Armand, comte de Schomberg, 1615-1690 - 1 - Alternative names: von Schönberg; Friedrich Hermann (or Frédéric-Armand); von Schoenberg
Titles or roles: Comte de Schomberg; first duke of Schomberg; marshal of France; General in the English and Portuguese Army
Gender: male
Freake, Edmund, 1516-1591 2 - - Alternative names: Freke, Edmund
Titles or roles: bishop of Norwich; bishop of Worcester
Gender: male
Frear, John, fl. until 1619 1 - - Gender: male
Frederick, duke of Schleswig-Holstein, 1581-1658 1 - - Titles or roles: duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Norburg
Gender: male
Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway, 1609-1670 - 6 4 Alternative names: Frederik III
Titles or roles: King of Denmark and Norway
Gender: male
Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway, 1534-1588 - 5 7 Alternative names: Frédéric II de Danemark
Titles or roles: King of Denmark-Norway; Duke of Schleswig
Gender: male
Frederick IV, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1574-1648 - - 1 Gender: male
Frederick, John (Sir), fl. 1780 1 - - Gender: male
Frederick V, Elector Palatine, 1596-1632 109 2 14 Alternative names: Friedrich V; Frederick I; Fridrich Falcký
Titles or roles: Frederick V, Count Palatine of the Rhine and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire; Frederick I, King of Bohemia (1619-20)
Gender: male
Free, John, fl. 1714 and after 1 - - Titles or roles: prisoner in Cambridge Castle
Gender: male
Freeman, Anthony, fl. 1738-1741 3 - - Gender: male
Freeman, Catherine (Miss), fl. 1825 2 - - Gender: female
Freeman, Henry (Reverend), 1755-1832 18 - - Gender: male
Freeman, Samuel, d.1707 3 - - Titles or roles: dean of Peterborough (1691-1707)
Gender: male
Freeman, Thomas (Reverend), 1755-1832 1 - - Gender: male
Freher, Brother of Philip, fl. 1643 - - 1 Gender: male
Freher, Marquard, 1565-1614 - 6 - Titles or roles: Professor of law, Heidelberg, 1596; counsellor ot Elector Palatine Frederick IV
Gender: male
Freher, Marquard Friedrich, 1565-1614 3 - - Alternative names: Marquard Friedrich Freher; Marquard Freher
Titles or roles: German jurist, historian, journalist, diplomat, and statesman; Professor of law, Heidelberg, 1596; counsellor ot Elector Palatine Frederick IV
Gender: male
Freher, Philip, fl. 1639 2 - 8 Alternative names: Freher, Philipp
Gender: male
Freiherr von Rackwitz, Joseph Friedrich, 1744-1818 - - 1 Titles or roles: Insect collector
Gender: male
Freind, John, 1675-1728 2 1 - Titles or roles: physician; M.D.
Gender: male
Freind, Nathaniel, fl. 1669-1692 11 1 - Gender: male
Freind, Robert, 1666-1751 2 - - Titles or roles: headmaster of Westminster School; brother of William Freind (1668/9–1745), Church of England clergyman, and John Freind (1675–1728), physician
Gender: male
Freinshem, Johann, 1608-1660 19 10 33 Alternative names: Freinshemus, Johannes; Freinsheim, Johann; Freinsheimius; Freinssheimer
Titles or roles: German classical scholar; historian
Gender: male
Freitag, Arnold, 1560-1614 3 - - Alternative names: Arnoldus Freitag; Arnoldus Frehtag; Arnold Frehtag
Titles or roles: German physician; professor, Helmstedt; born Emmerich
Gender: male
Freminet, fl. 1639 3 - - Titles or roles: French lawyer
Gender: male
French, Edmund, fl. 1684-1684 2 - - Gender: male
French, Edward, fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
French, Edward, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
French gentleman, in Holland, fl. 1700 - 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified French gentleman
Titles or roles: French gentleman in Holland; correspondent of Joseph Hill, 1625-1707
Gender: male
French, John, d.1651 2 5 - Titles or roles: registrar of University of Oxford (from 1629); fellow of Merton College, Oxford (from 1616)
Gender: male
Frencking, Philipp, fl. 1625 - 1 - Gender: male
Frend, William, 1757-1841 - 1 - Titles or roles: English clergyman; religious writer; actuary
Gender: male
Frentzel, Joachim, 1611-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Frencelius, Joachim
Titles or roles: Professor of medicine, University of Franeker
Gender: male
Frenzel, Joachim, fl. 1666 4 1 - Gender: male
Frere, Henry, fl. until 1690 1 - - Titles or roles: mariner
Gender: male
Fürer von Haimendorf, Christoph, 1578-1653 - - 2 Alternative names: Furer von Haimendorf, Christoph; Fürer von Haimendorf, Christoph, der Ältere; Fierer, Christoph
Titles or roles: Politician
Gender: male
Frescheville, John, 1606-1682 1 - - Alternative names: Freschville, John
Titles or roles: baron Frescheville of Staveley
Gender: male
Freschot, Casimir, 1640-1720 1 - - Alternative names: Fraischot
Titles or roles: Journalist; pamphleteer; Benedictine in Saint Maur (1663), in Montecassino (1689), and in Luxeuil (1718); professor of Belles-Lettres and history in Utrecht (1704)
Gender: male
Fresne, fl. 1662 - 1 - Alternative names: du Fresne
Titles or roles: Clerk of the Count of Brienne
Gender: male
Freston, Anthony, fl. 1670 1 - - Gender: male
Fretchville, Margaret (Mrs), fl. 1593 - 1 - Gender: female
Freudenhammer von Freudenheim, Gottfried, fl. 1621 - 3 - Alternative names: Gottfried Freudenhammer von Freudenheim
Gender: male
Frewen, Accepted, 1588-1664 1 1 - Alternative names: Fruin, Accepted
Titles or roles: archbishop of York; vice-chancellor of Oxford
Gender: male
Frewin, Richard, 1680-1761 2 - - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Freyberg, Albrecht Ernst von, d.1664 1 - - Titles or roles: Hofratspräsident
Gender: male
Freybergen, fl. 1687 2 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Christiaan Huygens
Gender: unknown
Freyberg, Wilhelm Ludwig von, fl. 1609 1 - 2 Alternative names: Wilhelm Ludwig von Freiberg; Freyberg, Guilielmus Ludovicus a
Gender: male
Frey, Jean Cecil, 1580-1631 - - 2 Alternative names: Frey, Janus Caecilius
Gender: male
Freyse, Albert, d.1652 - - 2 Alternative names: Freise, Albert
Titles or roles: Painter
Gender: male
Fröhlich, David, 1598-1648 - - 2 Titles or roles: Astronomer, in Zips
Gender: male
Fricke, Clemens, 1530-1589 1 - - Alternative names: Friccius, Clemens; Fricke, Klemens; Clemens Friccius
Titles or roles: Polish priest, poet, and professor in Dantzig
Gender: male
Friderici, Bartholomaeus, fl. 1643 - - 1 Titles or roles: Delegate of a senate to Sweden
Gender: male
Fridwald, Johann, fl. 1628-1633 10 - 3 Alternative names: Fridwalt; Friedwald; Friedewald
Gender: male
Friedenreich, Zacharias, 1573-1645 - - 3 Alternative names: Fridenreich; Freudenreich
Titles or roles: Lutheran jurist, publicist
Gender: male
Friedewald, Johann, fl. 1641 - - 1 Titles or roles: Alderman in Kaliningrad
Gender: male
Friedrich August (Württemberg-Neuenstadt), 1654-1716 - - 2 Alternative names: Frederick Augustus of Württemberg-Neuenstadt
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg and second Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt.
Gender: male
Friedrich I, King of Prussia, 1657-1713 11 4 - Alternative names: Friedrich I; Friedrich III; Friedrich III, Elector of Brandenburg; Frederick I, King of Prussia
Titles or roles: King of Prussia, 1701-13; Elector of Brandenburg (as Frederick III); grandfather of Frederick the Great (1712-86)
Gender: male
Friedrich Ludwig, 1619-1681 1 - - Alternative names: Frederick Louis; Ludwig, Friedrich
Titles or roles: Count Palatine in Zweibrücken
Gender: male
Friedrichs, Georg, fl. 1658 - - 2 Titles or roles: Host of Francis Sanderson in Danzig, 1658; known to Daniel Hartlib
Gender: male
Friedrich Wilhelm I, Elector of Brandenburg, 1620-1688 12 21 15 Alternative names: Frederick William
Titles or roles: elector of Brandenburg (1640-88)
Gender: male
Friedrich Wilhelm II. Sachsen-Altenburg (Herzog), 1603-1669 - - 3 Alternative names: Friedrich Wilhelm Posthumus
Titles or roles: Duke of Saxe-Altenburg
Gender: male
Friedrich (Württemberg-Neuenstadt), 1615-1682 - - 7 Alternative names: Frederick
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt
Gender: male
Friend, Robert, 1667-1751 1 - - Gender: male
Friends in Leszno - 1 - Gender: male
Friese, Daniel John, fl. 1634 - 2 - Alternative names: Daniel John, of Frisia; Frisius, D. J.
Gender: male
Frieseff, E. Henriens, fl. 1688 1 - - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Friesendorff (Mr), fl. 1649 2 - - Gender: male
Friesen, Heinrich von, 1610-1680 2 2 - Titles or roles: Baron
Gender: male
Friesen, Henrich von, 1610-1680 - 2 - Alternative names: Baron von Friesen; Monsieur le Baron de Frise; Heinrich, Freiherr von Friesen
Titles or roles: member of the Elector of Saxony's Privy Council from 1650, and first Minister of State from 1664; member of a family with a seat at Rötha, near Leipzig
Gender: male
Frieswijk, Edo, 1648-1720 36 18 - Titles or roles: Politician
Gender: male
Friis, Christian, 1556-1616 1 1 - Alternative names: Christian Friis til Borreby; Christianus Friis
Titles or roles: Danish nobleman and chancellor
Gender: male
Friis, Christian, 1581-1639 - 15 - Alternative names: Friis til Kragerup, Christen; Chr. Frys; Frijs
Titles or roles: Heer van Crarreup; son of Christian Friis (d.1616)
Gender: male
Frinette, fl. 1689 1 - - Gender: male
Frinsham, Henry, fl. 1729-1731 3 - - Gender: male
Friquet de Vauroze, Jacques Antoine, 1648-1716 - 2 - Alternative names: Jacques Friquet
Titles or roles: French painter; follower of and scholar of Sébastien Bourdon
Gender: male
Frisch, Johann Leonhard, 1604-1673 - - 1 Alternative names: Frischen, Johannes Leonhardus; Frisch, Johannes Leonhardus
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Frischlin, Nicodemus, 1547-1590 - - 2 Alternative names: Frischlin, Philipp Nikodemus; Frischlin, Nicadamus
Titles or roles: Writer; Philologist
Gender: male
Frischmann, Johann, 1612-1680 2 1 1 Gender: male
Frischmuth, Johann, fl. 1664-1668 2 - - Gender: male
Frise, fl. 1637 - - 1 Alternative names: Friese; Frisius
Titles or roles: Lord Chancellor of Denmark (1637)
Gender: male
Frisius (Mr), fl. 1645 - - 1 Titles or roles: Dutchman who was imprisoned in Naples in 1645 because he was traveling without a valid passport
Gender: male
Frisius, Nicolaus, fl. 1646 - - 1 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of Johann Frederick Gronovius from Denmark
Gender: male
Fris, Jacobus, fl. 1635 - 1 - Gender: male
Fritsch, Thomas, 1666-1726 3 1 - Alternative names: Thomas Fritz; Thomas Fritsch; Thomas von Fritsch; J. Thomas Fritses
Titles or roles: bookseller and printer Leipzig, Frankfurt, and Prague
Gender: male
Frizzi, Antonio, 1736-1800 1 - - Titles or roles: Archivist of the Ferrara city council (Papal States); antiquary; author
Gender: male
Frölich, David, 1595-1648 - - 1 Alternative names: Froelich; Frolich; Fröhlich, David
Titles or roles: Mathematician; astronomer
Gender: male
Frémont d'Ablancourt, Jean Jacobé de, 1621-1693 4 - - Titles or roles: Protégé of the comte de Turenne; former resident of France in Strasbourg; returned to Paris, 1675; in exile, 1685; died The Hague, 1693
Gender: male
Frénicle de Bessy, Bernard, 1605-1675 26 12 9 Alternative names: Bessy, Bernard Frenicle de
Titles or roles: French mathematician
Gender: male
Froben, Hieronymus, 1501-1563 - - 3 Titles or roles: Printer; based in Basel.; son of Johann Froben.; father of Ambrosius Froben
Gender: male
Froben, Johann, 1460-1527 - - 14 Alternative names: Johannes Frobenius
Titles or roles: Swiss printer; publisher; in Basel; grandfather of Ambrosius Froben (1537–1602)
Gender: male
Froberger, Johann Jakob, 1616-1667 2 1 - Alternative names: Hans Jacob; Froberger, Johann Jacob
Titles or roles: German Baroque composer; keyboard virtuoso; organist
Gender: male
Froidmont, Libert, 1587-1653 1 1 1 Alternative names: Fromondus, Libertus
Titles or roles: Belgian theologian and scientist; taught rhetoric and philosophy, Louvain
Gender: male
Frome (Mr), fl. 1690 - 1 - Gender: male
Frome, Thomas, fl. 1741 1 - - Gender: male
Frontignac, de (Mr), fl. 1649 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Isaac Vossius living in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Frontin (Mr), fl. 1689 - 1 1 Titles or roles: of York House Buildings, Strand
Gender: male
Frost, Walter, 1598-1652 - 1 1 Alternative names: Frost, Gualter
Titles or roles: political agent and government official
Gender: male
Frotté, Louise de 1 - - Alternative names: Madame de Windsor
Titles or roles: niece of Theodore de Mayerne
Gender: female
Frowde, Philip, d.1674 - - 1 Alternative names: Colonel Frowde
Titles or roles: Colonel of horse under Charles I; knighted 1665; husband of 1. Elenor Lowther; 2. Margaret O'Neile; 3. Margaret Ashburnham; buried in Bath Abbey
Gender: male
Fürstenberg, Ferdinand von, 1626-1683 - 2 - Alternative names: Furstenberg; Fuerstenberg
Titles or roles: Bishop of Paderborn and Münster
Gender: male
Fürstenberg, Willem Egon van, 1629-1704 4 - - Alternative names: Fürstenberg, Willem Egon van; Van Fürstenberg, Willem Egon; Fuerstenberg; Furstenberg
Titles or roles: Bishop of Strasbourg
Gender: male
Förster, Georg, fl. 1646 - - 1 Alternative names: Georg Forster; Georg Foerster
Titles or roles: Book merchant in Gdańsk and Warsaw
Gender: male
Förter, David - - 6 Alternative names: Forter, David; Förster, David
Gender: male
Fruen, Acceptus, b.1614 - 1 - Titles or roles: Deacon; priest
Gender: male
Fruen, Christopher, fl. 1682 1 - - Gender: male
Frulli, Carlo, fl. 1800-1810 - 2 - Titles or roles: Statistician and agrarian writer, from Ferrara
Gender: male
Fruutheere, J. J. D., fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Frydag, Hedwig Oriana von, 1648 or before-1694 - 6 - Alternative names: Hedwig Oriana Frydag; Knyphausen, Hedwig (Baroness)
Titles or roles: Baroness Knyphausen; Baroness Hedwig Oriana Frydag; wife of Dodo von Knyphausen (1641–1698); Roman Catholic
Gender: female
Fryer, John, d.1733 1 - - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Fétizon, Daniel, 1650-1706 1 - - Alternative names: Fetizon, Daniel
Titles or roles: pastor, Saint-Loup-au-Bois
Gender: male
Fuchs, Johann Friedrich, d.1641 - - 1 Alternative names: Fuchs, Hans Friedrich; Fuchs von Walburg, Johann Friedrich
Titles or roles: Politician
Gender: male
Fuckius, Johannes - - 1 Alternative names: Fuch (possibly)
Titles or roles: secretary in Latin and Dutch to SirStephen Lesieur (d.1630x38), diplomat
Gender: male
Fugger, Georg, fl. 1610 2 - - Alternative names: Georgius Fuccarus
Titles or roles: Imperial ambassador to Venice
Gender: male
Fulderus, fl. 1626 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Fulford, Francis (Sir), fl. 1649 - 1 - Gender: male
Fulgentio (Fra), d.1610 - - 1 Titles or roles: Venetian Franciscan
Gender: male
Fulham, Edward, fl. 1802 1 - - Gender: male
Fullenius, Berhardus, 1640-1707 2 5 - Alternative names: Fullenius, Bernhard; Bernhardus Fullenius the younger; Fullen
Titles or roles: professor of mathematics, Franeker
Gender: male
Fullenius, Bernard, 1602-1657 1 - - Alternative names: Fullen
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Fuller, Nicholas, 1543-1620 - - 2 Titles or roles: English lawyer; M.P.
Gender: male
Fuller, Samuel 1 - - Gender: male
Fuller, Samuel, 1635-1700 7 2 - Alternative names: Fullerton, Samuel
Titles or roles: dean of Lincoln; fellow of St John's College, Cambridge; chaplain-in-ordinary to Charles II; chaplain-in-ordinary to Mary II
Gender: male
Fuller, Sara, d.1620 or after - - 1 Alternative names: Sarah Fuller; Sara Fuller; née Backhouse; Backhowse; Bacchus; Backhurst
Titles or roles: Wife of Nicholas Fuller (married 1574); mother of Elizabeth Wagstaffe (née Fuller); daughter of Alderman Nicholas Backhouse of London
Gender: female
Fuller, Thomas, 1654-1734 1 1 - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Fullerton, William (Dr), fl. 1719-1732 6 7 - Gender: male
Fuller, William 1 - - Gender: male
Fuller, William, 1608-1675 11 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Lincoln
Gender: male
Fullhorn, Christopher, 1634-1704 1 - - Alternative names: Fulthorp; Fulthrop, Christophori
Titles or roles: rector of Sigglesthorne
Gender: male
Fullwood, Francis (Dr), 1650-1693 2 - - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Totnes, 1660
Gender: male
Fulman, William, 1632-1688 75 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Funck von Olivet, Georg, fl. 1598-1604 - 1 - Titles or roles: Functionary at the Imperial Chanchellery; served as assistant to Imperial Prosecutor Heinrich von Piesnitz, 1598
Gender: male
Funnell, T., fl. 1811 1 - - Titles or roles: chairman of the committee appointed to promote the Lancastrian system of education
Gender: male
Fupantus, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
Furck, Sebastian, 1600-1655 - - 5 Alternative names: Furkius, Sebastianus; Furc, Sebastian
Titles or roles: Engraver; Draftsman
Gender: male
Furietti, Giuseppe Alessandro, 1684-1764 1 - - Titles or roles: Cardinal; antiquary; founder of the Civica Biblioteca Angelo Mai, Bergamo
Gender: male
Furly, Arent, 1685-1711 3 - - Titles or roles: Secretary to Charles Mordaunt (1658?–1735), third earl of Peterborough and first earl of Monmouth; son of Benjamin Furly, merchant in Rotterdam
Gender: male
Furly, Benjamin, 1636-1714 12 7 - Titles or roles: merchant; religious writer; Quaker
Gender: male
Furly (Mr) (mentioned 1699) - - 1 Titles or roles: linen draper, Colchester
Gender: male
Furnell, James, fl. 1722 - 1 - Gender: male
Furney, Richard (Reverend), fl. 1718-1729 35 3 - Gender: male
Furttenbach, Joseph, 1591-1667 - - 50 Alternative names: Joseph Furtenbach; Joseph Furttenbach the elder
Titles or roles: Architect
Gender: male
Furttenbach, Joseph, 1632-1655 - - 2 Alternative names: Joseph Furttenbach the younger
Titles or roles: Architect
Gender: male
Fusban, Wilhelm, d.1664 - 1 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit historian at the Collegio Romano in Rome
Gender: male
Fusconi, Lorenzo, 1726-1814 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian poet from Ravenna; Dominican
Gender: male
Fyodor I Ivanovich, 1557-1598 1 - - Alternative names: Theodore; Feodore I Ioannovich; Фёдор I Иванович
Titles or roles: czar of Russia
Gender: male
Fysher, Robert, 1698-1749 6 1 - Titles or roles: librarian; 1729 elected Bodley's librarian
Gender: male

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