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Jablonski, Daniel Ernestus (Dr), 1660-1741 6 2 - Alternative names: Jablonsky, Daniel Ernst; Jablowski
Titles or roles: religious counsellor of the king of Prussia; chaplain; D.D. Oxon., 1706; grandson of J.A. Comenius
Gender: male
Jablonski, Johann Theodore, 1654-1731 2 2 - Alternative names: Pierre Rondeau [Pseud.]
Titles or roles: Lexicographer; Secretary to the Berlin Royal Society
Gender: male
Jack, Gilbert, 1577-1628 1 1 - Alternative names: Gilbertus Jacchaeus
Titles or roles: professor of rhetoric and ethics; professor of physic
Gender: male
Jackson, Arthur, fl. 1657 - 1 - Gender: male
Jackson (Captain), fl. 1797 - 1 - Gender: male
Jackson (Dr), fl. 1758 - 1 - Gender: male
Jackson (Dr) (fl. 1624) - - 1 Gender: male
Jackson, G., fl. 1719-1722 6 - - Gender: male
Jackson, Henry, 1585-1662 - 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; literary editor
Gender: male
Jackson, Henry, fl. 1611 1 - - Gender: male
Jackson, John, 1686-1763 1 - - Titles or roles: religious controversialist
Gender: male
Jackson, John 1 - - Gender: male
Jackson, John, 1672-1726 5 2 - Titles or roles: nephew of Samuel Pepys; son of Paulina Pepys (Samuel's sister) and John Jackson (d. 1680)
Gender: male
Jackson, ?John, fl. 1763 1 - - Titles or roles: Collector of Kent
Gender: male
Jackson, John, fl. 1667 2 1 - Gender: male
Jackson, Joseph, fl. 1678 2 - - Gender: male
Jackson, Mary, fl. 1691 - 1 - Alternative names: Madame Senocq
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague; residing with Madame Marie, laundress at the house of the English ambassador; wife of Charles Senoq
Gender: female
Jackson (Mr) - 1 - Gender: male
Jackson, Nathaniel, fl. 1657-1662 3 - - Titles or roles: rector of Berwick-in-Elmet, Yorkshire
Gender: male
Jackson, Stephen, fl. 1656 1 - - Gender: male
Jackson, Thomas, fl. 1681 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Aller, Somerset
Gender: male
Jackson, William, b.1622 7 2 - Gender: male
Jacob, Christoph, fl. 1645 - - 1 Titles or roles: Publisher in Breslau
Gender: male
Jacob, Ebenezer, fl. 1740-1772 1 - - Gender: male
Jacob, Edward, 1710-1788 4 - - Titles or roles: antiquary; naturalist
Gender: male
Jacob, Henry (mentioned 1653) - - 1 Titles or roles: friend of Gerard Langbaine
Gender: male
Jacobides, Andreas, fl. 1629 - - 2 Titles or roles: Brethren minister
Gender: male
Jacob, John, fl. 1679 1 - - Titles or roles: converted Jew; author of 'The Jew turned Christian; or, the Corner-Stone'
Gender: male
Jacob (Mr) (fl 1679-80) - 1 - Gender: male
Jacob, Philip - 1 - Gender: male
Jacob, Richard, b.1715 2 - - Gender: male
Jacobson, James, b.1778 5 - - Gender: male
Jacobson (Mrs) 1 - - Gender: female
Jacob, Thomas, fl. 1665-1669 3 - - Titles or roles: brother-in-law of William Sancroft
Gender: male
Jacob, William, 1623-1692 3 - - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Jacombe, Samuel, 1628-1659 - 1 - Titles or roles: fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge; clergyman; vicar of St Mary Woolnoth, London, 1655
Gender: male
Jadaert, Philip, fl. 1587 - 1 - Alternative names: Jadaert, Philippo
Gender: male
Jaenisch, Johannes, 1636-1707 1 1 - Titles or roles: Physician; from Breslau
Gender: male
J., A., fl. 1719 1 - - Alternative names: A. J.; 'A - J.'
Titles or roles: printer (probably)
Gender: male
Jago, Richard, 1715-1781 - 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; poet
Gender: male
Jakartovský of Sudice, Jan, fl. 1597-1612 1 - - Alternative names: Jan Jakartovský ze Sudic; Jean Richter Jakartovsky de Sudice; Richter de Sudice, Jean; Jan Richter Jakartovsky ze Sudic
Titles or roles: in the service of the Kounic family from 1612; studied medicine, Basel, 1597
Gender: male
Jakušič, Imrich, d.1692 2 - - Alternative names: Emerich Jakusith
Titles or roles: Noble in the Upper Hungary
Gender: male
Jalhea, Pierre de, fl. 1587 - 4 - Alternative names: de Jalhea
Gender: male
Jamaica, Commander-in-Chief 1 - - Alternative names: Commander-in-Chief, and others, in Jamaica
Gender: male
James, Charles, fl. 1803 2 - - Gender: male
James, Charles (fl. before 1735) 1 - - Gender: male
James, David, 1682-1747 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Woughton on the Green, Buckinghamshire; husband of Martha (d.1735)
Gender: male
James, David, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: male
James, Edward, fl. 1631-1632 2 - - Gender: male
James, George, fl. 1720 1 - - Titles or roles: printer
Gender: male
James, Henry, b.1602 2 - - Gender: male
James, Henry (Dr), d.1717 4 - - Titles or roles: canon of York; president of Queens' College, Cambridge; vice-chancellor of Cambridge University (1683)
Gender: male
James I and VI, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1566-1625 36 112 139 Alternative names: James I of England; James VI of Scotland; Jacques VI, roi d’Ecosse
Titles or roles: King of Scotland, England, and Ireland; husband of Anne of Denmark, 1584-1619
Gender: male
James II and VII, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1633-1701 30 8 2 Alternative names: James II, King of England; James Stuart
Titles or roles: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland; duke of York
Gender: male
James, J., fl. 1779-1803 61 9 - Gender: male
James, John, 1650-1703 1 - - Titles or roles: chancellor of Exon
Gender: male
James, John, 1550-1601 - 11 - Alternative names: Jacobus, Joannes; Jemis
Titles or roles: archivist; royal physician; MP for St Ives, Cornwall (1584–1585); MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire (1593)
Gender: male
James, M., fl. 1803 2 - - Gender: male
James, Philip (Colonel), fl. 1651 - 1 - Alternative names: James Philip; James Phillips
Gender: male
James, Richard, 1591-1638 - - 2 Titles or roles: Antiquary; first librarian of the Cotton library; nephew of Thomas James
Gender: male
James, Thomas (Dr), 1572-1629 3 118 5 Titles or roles: librarian; religious controversialist; first librarian of the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Gender: male
James, Thomas, fl. 1734 1 - - Titles or roles: Cambridge undergraduate
Gender: male
James, Thomas, fl. 1651-1652 2 - - Gender: male
James V, King of Scots, 1512-1542 - - 2 Titles or roles: King of Scots
Gender: male
James, William, 1542-1617 1 - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Durham
Gender: male
Jamoigne, de, fl. 1645 1 1 - Alternative names: de Jamoigne
Titles or roles: baron de Jamoigne
Gender: male
Jan, Daniel, fl. 1650-1653 - 3 - Gender: male
Jane (Dr) (mentioned 1697) - - 2 Gender: male
Jane (Reverend), fl. 1677 - 1 - Gender: male
Jane, Thomas, fl. 1683 1 - - Gender: male
Jane, William, 1645-1707 5 - 1 Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford
Gender: male
Jan Harmensz, d.1660 1 - - Titles or roles: addressor of letter to Dirck Rembrantsz Nierop (1610-1682)
Gender: male
Jan Hendriken, d.1660 1 - - Titles or roles: addressor of letter to Dirck Rembrantsz van Nierop (1610-1682)
Gender: male
Janich, Georg, fl. 1642 1 - 1 Alternative names: Ianichius; Janichius; Ianich; Ianickius; Janickius; Janitzi, George; Jänisch; Jenisch; Janisius; Jahnke, Georgius; Ianichig, Georg
Gender: male
Janiçon, François, 1634-1705 28 28 - Alternative names: Janicon, Francois
Titles or roles: sieur de Marsin; Protestant lawyer, at the parlement de Bordeaux
Gender: male
Janisson du Marsin, Jacques-Gaspard 7 5 - Titles or roles: Son of François Janiçon
Gender: male
Janitizi, George, fl. 1688-1689 2 - - Titles or roles: a Pole
Gender: male
Jannot, fl. 1657-1658 - 1 - Titles or roles: French ambassador in The Hague
Gender: male
Janovius, fl. 1661 - - 1 Titles or roles: member of the Unity of Brethren
Gender: male
Jansen, Cornelius, 1510-1576 - 1 - Alternative names: Corneille Jansenius the elder
Titles or roles: Bishop of Ghent
Gender: male
Jansen, Marie, fl. 1694 - 1 - Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague; wife of Leendert Jansen van Muers
Gender: female
Jansen (Mrs), d.1675 - 1 - Titles or roles: wife of Reynier Jansen (1648-1706)
Gender: female
Jansen, Rachel, fl. 1570 1 - 1 Gender: female
Jansen, Reynier, 1648-1706 6 4 - Alternative names: Jansz, Reinier
Titles or roles: Lace mker; citizen of Harlingen
Gender: male
Jansen, Ruerd, fl. 1672 1 - - Titles or roles: Tinsmith; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Janson, Gilles, fl. 1684-1692 29 - - Alternative names: Jansons; G. Jansons a
Titles or roles: bookseller, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Jansonius, Jacobus, 1547-1625 2 - - Titles or roles: professor of theology at Leuven
Gender: male
Janssen, Geeraert, fl. 1564 1 - - Titles or roles: Writing from Antwerp to Jacob Cole the elder, 1564
Gender: male
Janssens, Adriaen, d.1614 - 1 - Alternative names: Adriaan Heeren Janszoon
Titles or roles: member of the Dordrecht town government; burgomaster Dordrecht 1605-06
Gender: male
Janssens, Jan, fl. 1629 - 1 - Gender: male
Janssen, Theodore (Sir), 1658-1748, fl. 1721 1 - - Titles or roles: first baronet; financier
Gender: male
Janssonius, Joannes, fl. 1635 2 - - Alternative names: Jansonius, John
Gender: male
Janssonius, Johannes, 1588-1664 - - 5 Alternative names: Janszoon, Jan; Jansson, Jan
Titles or roles: Cartographer and publisher in Amsterdam; Father-in-law of Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge (1616-1681)
Gender: male
Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, 1616-1681 5 4 1 Alternative names: Master Jansonius; Johannes Janssonius a Waesberge
Titles or roles: Amsterdam publisher of von Guericke’s 'Experimenta Nova' and Athanasius Kircher's 'Mundus Subterraneus'
Gender: male
Janssonius van Waesberge, Johannes, fl. 1684-1692 29 - - Alternative names: Waesberge, J. and Gilles Janson; Waesberge, J. and G. Jansons
Titles or roles: bookseller, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Janssonius Waesbergen, Johannes, d.1666 - - 3 Titles or roles: Printer
Gender: male
Janus, Daniel, 1611-1669 - - 4 Titles or roles: Preacher at court of Duke of Holstein; Superintendent in Lübeck
Gender: male
Jaquet-Droz, Pierre, 1721-1790 - - 1 Titles or roles: Swiss watchmaker
Gender: male
Jarislaus, Adam, fl. 1631 1 - - Gender: male
Jarman, Robert, b.1655 2 2 - Titles or roles: fellow of Merton College, Oxford
Gender: male
Jarrin (Doctor) - - 1 Titles or roles: Mentioned in letter from Sarah Chapone, 1949
Gender: male
Jaski, Israel, 1573-1642 35 39 - Gender: male
Jaucourt, François de, fl. 1707 - 1 - Alternative names: Francois de Jaucourt
Titles or roles: Marquis d’Ausson et de Villarnoul; seigneur d’Ausson et de Villarnoul
Gender: male
Javorski, X. J. (fl. 1663) - - 1 Gender: male
Jay, George 1 - - Gender: male
Jeames, Abraham, fl. 1681 1 - - Gender: male
Jeames, Thomas, 1619-1687 10 - - Titles or roles: warden of All Souls, Oxford
Gender: male
Jean Marie, fl. 1647 1 - - Titles or roles: Discalced Carmelite
Gender: male
Jeannin, Pierre, 1542-1622 4 3 - Alternative names: Janin
Titles or roles: Finance minister for Henri IV, 1598; French ambassador to the Netherlands, 1607
Gender: male
Jeaurat, Edme-Sébastien, 1724-1803 1 - 1 Titles or roles: French astronomer; based from 1770 at the Royal Observatory, Paris
Gender: male
Jebb, Samuel, 1693-1772 77 7 - Titles or roles: Physician; scholar
Gender: male
Jefferson, Joseph (Reverend), fl. 1807-1813 6 - - Gender: male
Jeffery, John (Dr), 1647-1720 1 - - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Norwich; Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Jeffery, W., fl. 1795 1 - - Gender: male
Jeffon, Tobias, fl. 1663 1 - - Alternative names: Ieffon
Gender: male
Jeffreys, George, 1645-1689 2 - - Alternative names: George, Lord Jeffreys
Titles or roles: first Baron Jeffreys of Wem; lord chancellor; recorder of London, 1678–80; chief justice of Chester, 1680–83; chief justice of king's bench, 1683–85
Gender: male
Jeffreys, Jeffrey (Sir) 2 - - Titles or roles: politician; merchant; sheriff of London 1699-1700
Gender: male
Jeffreys, Mr, fl. 1667 1 - - Gender: male
Jegon, John, 1550-1618 - 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Norwich
Gender: male
Jekyll, Thomas, 1646-1698 1 - - Gender: male
Jelis, Josina, fl. 1652 1 - - Titles or roles: In the service of the Dowager Princess
Gender: female
Jelles, Jarig, 1620-1683 - 6 - Titles or roles: Amsterdam merchant
Gender: male
Jemmat, Samuel, d.1713 1 - - Titles or roles: matriculated 1652
Gender: male
Jemmingius, Lambertus, d.1613 1 1 - Titles or roles: Preacher, Schoonhoven and Moordrecht
Gender: male
Jemmingius, Theodore, b.1592 - 2 - Titles or roles: Student, University of Leiden
Gender: male
Jenischius, Georges, fl. 1594 7 - - Alternative names: Jenisch, Georg; Jeniš, Jiří
Titles or roles: writing from Břeclav, Moravia
Gender: male
Jenisch, Joseph, 1606-1675 - - 2 Alternative names: Jenisch, Josephus; Jensch, Joseph
Titles or roles: studied in Basel , Strasbourg, and Geneva; deacon, Böblingen; pastor, Muenchingen; born in Memmingen; son of Paul Jenisch; brother of Christian Jenisch
Gender: male
Jenisch, Paul, 1558-1647 - - 3 Alternative names: Jenischius, Paul; Jenischius, Pauwel; Jenischius, Paulus; Jenisch, Paulus; Jenisius, Paul; Jenisius, Paulus
Titles or roles: Pastor; Musician
Gender: male
Jenisch, Paul, 1602-1648 - - 20 Titles or roles: Theologian; student in Leipzig, Strasbourg, and Altdorf; preacher in Dreieichenhain (Hesse), Roedelheim (Nidda), and from 1632 in Augsburg
Gender: male
Jenison, Robert, 1583-1652 15 - - Titles or roles: deprived clergyman of Newcastle; fellow of St John's, Cambridge; D.D.
Gender: male
Jenkes, Henry, 1629-1697 1 1 - Alternative names: Jenks, Henry
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and author; fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Jenkin, Robert, 1656-1727 - 1 - Titles or roles: master of St John's College, Cambridge, 1711; religious controversialist
Gender: male
Jenkins, Abraham Lionel, d.1778 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. Trinity College Dublin; M.B., 1744; M.D., 1755
Gender: male
Jenkins, David, fl. 1700 2 - - Gender: male
Jenkins (Dr), fl. 1668 - 1 - Gender: male
Jenkins, George, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Jenkins, Hugh, fl. 1659 1 - - Titles or roles: deputy governor of Hereford Castle
Gender: male
Jenkins, Leoline (Sir), 1625-1685 24 7 - Titles or roles: lawyer and diplomat; secretary of state; principal of Jesus College, Oxford
Gender: male
Jenkins, Llewelyn (fl. 1664-83) 12 14 1 Gender: male
Jenkinson, Charles, 1729-1808 6 - - Titles or roles: first earl of Liverpool; politician
Gender: male
Jenkinson, John, fl. 1659 1 - - Titles or roles: sheriff of Cambridgeshire
Gender: male
Jenkins, Thomas, fl. 1694 1 - - Gender: male
Jenkins, Walter, fl. 1698-1704 12 - - Gender: male
Jenkins, William, fl. 1722-1728 2 - - Titles or roles: proctor
Gender: male
Jenkin, Thomas, 1697-1756 2 - - Gender: male
Jenks, David (Reverend), fl. 1694 - 1 - Gender: male
Jenkyn, William, 1613-1685 4 - - Titles or roles: Nonconformist minister of Christchurch, Newgate Street, London; ejected minister
Gender: male
Jennens, Charles, fl. 1798 1 - - Gender: male
Jennens, William (Sir), 1634-1704 2 1 - Alternative names: Jennyns; Jennings
Titles or roles: naval officer; son of Sir John Jennens or Jennyns; uncle of Sarah Churchill, duchess of Marlborough
Gender: male
Jenner, David, d.1693 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; sizar, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1653
Gender: male
Jennett, Warham, fl. 1666 1 - - Gender: male
Jenney, Henry, fl. 1657 1 - - Gender: male
Jennings, John, fl. 1632 1 - - Titles or roles: provincial for the Catholics in England
Gender: male
Jennings (Mrs), 1703-1790 - 2 1 Gender: female
Jennings, Theodore, fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Jenyns, Frances, 1615-1693 1 - - Alternative names: Frances Thornhurst; Frances Jennings
Titles or roles: half-sister of Martin Lister (1639-1712); mother of Sarah Churchill, duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744)
Gender: female
Jephcott, John (Dr), 1640-1713 3 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Evesham
Gender: male
Jephson, Emilie Esther, 1795-1861 1 - - Alternative names: Jephson, Emilie Esterne
Gender: female
Jephson, J., fl. 1786 2 - - Alternative names: Jephson, J. [?]
Gender: male
Jephson, John (Reverend), 1764-1826 - 1 - Gender: male
Jephson, Richard Mounteney, 1765-1824 13 - - Titles or roles: first baronet Jephson, 1815
Gender: male
Jephson, Thomasine (Mrs), 1733-1790 1 - - Alternative names: née Mounteney
Titles or roles: daughter of Richard Mounteney, esquire; sister of Richard Mounteney, baron of the exchequer in Ireland
Gender: female
Jephson, William, 1609-1658 - - 1 Titles or roles: English diplomat
Gender: male
Jermey, Ar., fl. 1646 1 1 - Gender: male
Jermyn, Henry, 1636-1708 1 1 - Titles or roles: third Baron Jermyn and Jacobite earl of Dover; lord Dover; courtier; army officer; nephew of Henry Jermyn, earl of St Albans (1605-84)
Gender: male
Jermyn, Henry, 1605-1684 9 19 1 Alternative names: Germain, Henry
Titles or roles: earl of St Albans; baron Jermyn of St Edmundsbury; courtier; government official
Gender: male
Jermyn, J., d.1852 1 - - Titles or roles: anthologist; collector of the pier dues, Southwold
Gender: male
Jermyn, Robert (Sir), 1538-1614 1 - - Titles or roles: gentleman and patron of puritans
Gender: male
Jermyn, Thomas (Sir), 1573-1645 6 1 - Titles or roles: soldier; courtier; lord lieutenant of Suffolk; matric. Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1585; son of Sir Robert Jermyn (1538/9–1614)
Gender: male
Jernegan, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1637 1 - - Gender: male
Jerzy III Brzeski, 1611-1664 - - 2 Alternative names: George III of Brieg; Jiří III. Břežko-Lehnický
Titles or roles: Duke of Brzeg, from 1633
Gender: male
Jessen, Johannes, 1566-1621 2 4 - Alternative names: Jessenius, Johannes; Jesenius, Jan; Jessenius; Ján Jesenský; Jeszenszky János; Jan Jessenský
Titles or roles: Slovak physician, politician, and philosopher.
Gender: male
Jessens (Mrs), fl. 1692 - 2 - Gender: female
Jessey, Henry (fl. 1655-58) 3 2 8 Alternative names: Jesse, Henry
Gender: male
Jessop, Francis, 1638-1694 32 4 5 Titles or roles: member of the York virtuosi; mineralogist
Gender: male
Jessop, John, fl. 1641-1642 2 - - Gender: male
Jessop, William, fl. 1657 - 1 - Gender: male
Jesuits, Père Rector of the, fl. 1632 - 1 - Alternative names: Père Rector of the Jesuits
Gender: male
Jett, Thomas, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Jewel, John, 1522-1571 - - 1 Alternative names: Jewell
Titles or roles: Bishop of Salisbury
Gender: male
J., Fra., fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Jäger von Jägersberg, Johann Friedrich, 1596-1656 - - 14 Alternative names: Johann Friedrich Jager von Jagersberg; Johann Friedrich Jaeger von Jaegersberg
Gender: male
J., J., fl. 1688 1 - - Alternative names: J. J.
Gender: male
J., J., fl. 1708 1 - - Alternative names: J. J.
Titles or roles: of Clare Hall, Cambridge
Gender: male
J., M., fl. 1623 1 - - Alternative names: M. J.
Gender: male
Jänisch, Christoph Jacob, fl. 1634 - - 2 Alternative names: Janisch; Jaenisch
Gender: male
Jänisch, Johannes, 1636-1707 - - 2 Alternative names: Janisch
Gender: male
Joachim Albrecht Hohenlohe-Kirchberg (Graf), 1619-1675 - - 1 Alternative names: Joachim Albrecht Hohenlohe-Kirchberg, Graf
Titles or roles: Count of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg
Gender: male
Joachimi, Albert, 1560-1654 6 3 2 Alternative names: Joachimi, Albertus; Joachim, Albert
Titles or roles: Ambassador of the States General of the United Provinces; representative of the Netherlands; Dutch ambassador in London
Gender: male
Jocelyn, Torvell, d.1656 1 - - Titles or roles: matriculated 1606
Gender: male
Jodrell, Paul, fl. until 1686 1 - - Titles or roles: clerk to the House of Commons
Gender: male
J., O., fl. 1661-1664 3 - - Alternative names: O. J.
Titles or roles: probably a cleric
Gender: unknown
Johann Albrecht I, Duke of Mecklenburg, 1552-1576 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Albert; John Albert I
Titles or roles: duke of Mecklenburg; son of Albert VII, duke of Mecklenburg-Güstrow
Gender: male
Johannesen (fl. 1638) - - 1 Titles or roles: Diplomat? known to Johann Jacob Hausmann
Gender: male
Johannes (relation by marriage of Isaac Vossius), fl. 1652 - - 1 Gender: male
Johann Georg I, Elector of Saxony, 1585-1656 - 2 1 Alternative names: John George I
Titles or roles: Elector of Saxony (1611-56)
Gender: male
Johann Georg III, Elector of Saxony, 1647-1691 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Georg III von Sachsen
Titles or roles: Elector of Saxony
Gender: male
Johann Georg II, Prince Elector of Saxony, 1613-1680 3 2 4 Alternative names: Kurfürst von Sachsen
Titles or roles: Elector of Saxony,
Gender: male
Johannis, Daniel, fl. 1621-1634 2 - - Alternative names: Joannis, Daniel
Gender: male
Johannis, J., fl. 1632 2 - - Gender: unknown
Johann Philipp, 1595-1638 1 1 - Titles or roles: count of Salm-Morchingen (1623–1638)
Gender: male
John II Casimir Vasa, King of Poland, 1609-1672 - 2 8 Alternative names: Jan II Kazimierz Waza; Jan II Kazimír Vasa
Titles or roles: Polish King
Gender: male
John III, King of Portugal, 1502-1557 - 2 - Titles or roles: King of Portugal, 1521–1557; grandson of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon.
Gender: male
John III, King of Sweden, 1537-1592 - - 1 Alternative names: John III of Sweden; Johann III; Johan Vasa; Juhana III
Titles or roles: King of Sweden, 1568-92
Gender: male
John III Sobieski, King of Poland, 1629-1696 1 - - Alternative names: Jan III Sobieski; Sobieski, John III
Titles or roles: King of Poland; grand duke of Lithuania; grandfather of Clementina [Maria Clementina Stuart, née Sobieska] (1702-35)
Gender: male
John IV, King of Portugal, 1603-1656 - - 1 Alternative names: João IV de Portugal
Titles or roles: King of Portugal and the Algarves
Gender: male
John of Austria, 1629-1679 - 1 - Alternative names: the Younger; Juan José van Oostenrijk; Don Juan
Titles or roles: Governor ('landvoogd') of the Southern Netherlands; Archduke of Austria
Gender: male
Johnson, fl. 1788 - 2 - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Johnson, fl. 1641 - 1 - Gender: male
Johnson, Hexon, fl. 1642 - - 1 Gender: male
Johnson, Jacob, fl. 1727-1728 3 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Johnson, James (Dr), 1640-1704 2 - - Titles or roles: master of Sidney College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Johnson, J., fl. 1724-1726 2 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Johnson, John, 1662-1725 54 31 - Alternative names: Johnson of Cranbrook
Titles or roles: theologian
Gender: male
Johnson, John, fl. 1612-1635 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Chaplain to bishop Morton; pensioner Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1612
Gender: male
Johnson, Joseph, 1738-1809 - - 2 Titles or roles: London bookseller; publisher
Gender: male
Johnson (Lady), fl. 1814 1 - - Gender: female
Johnson, Maurice, 1688-1755 9 3 - Titles or roles: Antiquary; barrister
Gender: male
Johnson, M., fl. 1735 1 - - Gender: male
Johnson (Mr), fl. 1726 - 1 - Gender: male
Johnson (Mr), fl. 1691 - 1 - Gender: male
Johnson, Nathaniel (Sir), 1644-1713 2 - - Titles or roles: governor of South Carolina, 1703; matric. 1656; M.P. for Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1680-89; died in South Carolina
Gender: male
Johnson, Samson, 1603-1661 10 9 - Alternative names: Sampson
Titles or roles: chaplain to Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia; English chaplain to the Palatine court in The Hague; Anglican cleric; rector of Fobbing, Essex 1636-1645; D.D.; M.A. from Magdalen College, Oxford 1627
Gender: male
Johnson, Samuel, d.1658 4 2 - Titles or roles: of Emmanuel College, Cambridge (? master)
Gender: male
Johnson, Samuel (Dr), 1709-1784 3 - - Titles or roles: author; lexicographer
Gender: male
Johnson, Samuel, fl. 1633-1636 6 - - Alternative names: Johnston
Gender: male
Johnson, Samuel, fl. 1646-1655 - 1 - Titles or roles: English preacher
Gender: male
Johnson, Thomas, fl. 1673-1719 4 - - Titles or roles: of St John's, Cambridge, 1673
Gender: male
Johnson, Thomas, fl. 1715 1 - - Gender: male
Johnson, Thomas, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Apothecary
Gender: male
Johnson, Thomas, 1677-1735, fl. 1729 - 1 - Titles or roles: Printer and bookseller, The Hague
Gender: male
Johnson, W., fl. 1754 1 - - Alternative names: W. Johnson, junior
Gender: male
Johnson, W., fl. until 1695 1 - - Gender: male
Johnson, William, fl. 1641 1 - 1 Gender: male
Johnson, William (Reverend), fl. 1665 1 - - Gender: male
Johnston, A., fl. 1637 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Johnston, Charles, fl. 1722 1 - - Titles or roles: brother of Cudworth, Nathaniel, and Anne
Gender: male
Johnston, James, 1655-1737 2 2 7 Titles or roles: politician and government official; secretary of state in Scotland
Gender: male
Johnston, John, 1565-1611 12 2 2 Titles or roles: Scholar; Scottish Poet; Professor of divinity at the University of St Andrews; Andrew Melville's son-in-law
Gender: male
Johnston, Joseph, fl. 1740-1772 1 - - Gender: male
Johnston, Nathaniel, 1629-1705 35 2 1 Titles or roles: political theorist; naturalist; antiquary; M.D.; physician
Gender: male
Jokkeks (Mr) (mentioned 1695) - - 1 Gender: male
Jollyvet, Euverte, fl. 1686 1 - - Alternative names: Euverte Jollyvet the Younger; Euverte Jollyvet, fils
Gender: male
Joly, fl. 1675-1676 3 1 - Alternative names: Joly,
Gender: male
Jonas, Johannes, 1558-1634 1 1 - Gender: male
Jonche, Jehanne de 1 - - Alternative names: Jeanne
Gender: female
Jonckeyre, fl. 1607-1608 - 1 - Alternative names: Jonckeyre le Jeune; Iunkeyra
Gender: male
Joncquet, Denis, d.1671 - - 1 Alternative names: Dionysius
Titles or roles: Botanist
Gender: male
Jones, Arthur (Viscount), d.1670 - 2 2 Titles or roles: 2nd viscount Ranelagh
Gender: male
Jones, Bell., fl. 1715-1722 4 - - Gender: male
Jones, Cadwallader, fl. 1661-1663 - 1 - Titles or roles: cousin of Sir John Williams (1619-69)
Gender: male
Jones (Captain), fl. 1643 - - 1 Alternative names: Captain Jones
Gender: male
Jones, David, fl. 1704 2 - - Gender: male
Jones, David, fl. 1726 1 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Jones (?) (Dr), fl. 1665 - 1 - Gender: male
Jones, Edward, 1641-1703 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Edward, d.1586 - - 1 Titles or roles: Conspirator, executed following the Babington Plot
Gender: male
Jones, Evan, fl. 1708-1709 4 - - Titles or roles: at Steeple Ashton (Aston?), Wiltshire
Gender: male
Jones, Frances (Lady), fl. 1639 - 2 - Titles or roles: sister of Richard Jones (1641-1712) and daughter of Katherine Jones, Viscountess Ranelagh (1615-1691)
Gender: female
Jones, George, fl. 1701 - 1 - Gender: male
Jones, Gerard (fl. 1659) 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Chester
Gender: male
Jones, G., fl. 1720 2 - - Gender: male
Jones, Gilbert, b.1688 2 - - Alternative names: Jones, Gill
Titles or roles: amanuensis and researcher of Edward Lhwyd's; matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1704
Gender: male
Jones, Griffith, 1666-1749 4 - - Titles or roles: vicar and schoolmaster of Llanrwst, Denbighshire, 1702; ?matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1687; rector of Bodfari, Flintshire, 1715-26, and of Denbigh, 1726-49
Gender: male
Jones, Harriet, fl. 1808 2 - - Gender: female
Jones, Henry 1 - - Titles or roles: B.A. 1644; D.C.L. 1672; chancellor of Bristol
Gender: male
Jones, Henry, fl. 1724 2 - - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Jones, Henry W., fl. 1826 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Hugh, 1671-1702 13 2 - Titles or roles: under-keeper, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1695; matric. Gloucester Hall, Oxford, 1694; ordained deacon and priest, 1695; chaplain to the Governor of Maryland, 1695, minister of a parish in Calvert County, Maryland
Gender: male
Jones, Hugh, fl. 1676-1691 - 50 - Titles or roles: son-in-law of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: male
Jones, Hugh (fl. 1689) - - 1 Titles or roles: son of Hugh Jones (fl. 1676-91); grandson of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: male
Jones, Hugh (Reverend), b.1675 1 1 - Gender: male
Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652 - 6 1 Gender: male
Jones, Jezreel, d.1731 1 1 - Titles or roles: traveller; diplomatist; British envoy to Morocco, appointed 1704
Gender: male
Jones, John, 1700-1770 29 1 - Titles or roles: religious controversialist; curate of Abbot's Ripton, Huntingdonshire
Gender: male
Jones, John, 1575-1635 1 - - Alternative names: Leander a Sancto Martino [name in religion]
Titles or roles: Benedictine monk
Gender: male
Jones, John (Colonel), 1597-1660 2 1 - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer; regicide
Gender: male
Jones, John, fl. 1703-1706 12 - - Gender: male
Jones, John, fl. 1688 2 - - Titles or roles: in London, 1688
Gender: male
Jones, John, fl. until 1735 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, John (Reverend), fl. 1731-1734 4 - - Gender: male
Jones, Katherine, 1614-1691 33 43 14 Alternative names: Ranalagh; Viscountess Ranelagh; Lady Ranelagh; née Boyle
Titles or roles: noblewoman associated with the Hartlib circle
Gender: female
Jones, Mary, 1707-1778 3 - - Alternative names: ‘the Chantress’ [Samuel Johnson: Boswell, Life, 1, p. 322]
Titles or roles: Poet; of Oxford; postmistress
Gender: female
Jones, Maurice (Reverend), b.1663 41 - - Titles or roles: rector of Dolgellau; canon of St Asaph
Gender: male
Jones, Michael (Colonel), fl. 1649 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Michael, fl. 1819 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Morgan, fl. until 1694 1 - - Titles or roles: chaplain in South Carolina
Gender: male
Jones, Philip (Colonel), 1617-1674 1 - - Titles or roles: politician and army officer; appointed Lord Jones under the protectorate
Gender: male
Jones, Rebecca, fl. 1682 - 1 - Titles or roles: daughter of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: female
Jones (Reverend), fl. 1785 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Richard, 1641-1712 14 5 1 Alternative names: Ranalagh; Ranelagh, Earl of; Lord Ranelagh
Titles or roles: politician; earl of Ranelagh, created 1677; son of Katherine Jones, Viscountess Ranelagh (1615–91)
Gender: male
Jones, Richard, fl. 1697-1704 10 - - Titles or roles: brother of Hugh Jones (1671-1702)
Gender: male
Jones, Richard, fl. 1688 - 1 - Gender: male
Jones, Robert, fl. 1697 1 - - Titles or roles: uncle of Arthur Charlett (1655-1722)
Gender: male
Jones, Robert (Reverend), fl. 1698 - 1 - Titles or roles: at Leckhampton, Gloucestershire
Gender: male
Jones, Robin - - 1 Gender: male
Jones, Simon, fl. 1691 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, Thomas, 1622-1682 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Jones, Thomas, fl. 1703 2 - - Gender: male
Jones, Thomas, fl. 1735-1736 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Jones, Thomas (Sir), 1614-1692 1 - - Titles or roles: judge and law reporter
Gender: male
Jones, William, fl. 1729 1 - - Gender: male
Jones, William, fl. 1698-1702 50 - - Gender: male
Jones, William, fl. 1703 2 - - Titles or roles: writing from Glan Tâf [Glan Taf]
Gender: male
Jones, William (Sir), 1746-1794 3 - 1 Titles or roles: Orientalist; judge
Gender: male
Jones, W. (Reverend), 1745-1821 1 - - Gender: male
Jongbol (Captain), fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Jonge, Anthonie, 1607-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Jonge, Anthony de
Titles or roles: Pensionary of Middelburg; clerk of the Court of Auditors of Zeeland
Gender: male
Jongestall, Allart Pieter van, 1612-1676 1 - - Alternative names: Allard; Jongestal
Titles or roles: jurist
Gender: male
Jonghe, Adriaen de, 1511-1575 8 - - Alternative names: Adrien Junius; Hadrian Junius; Hadrianus Junius
Titles or roles: Dutch physician; scholar; poet
Gender: male
Jonson, Ben, 1572-1637 - 3 1 Alternative names: Benjamin; Janssonius
Titles or roles: English poet; playwright
Gender: male
Jonston, Johannes (Dr), 1603-1675 30 15 12 Alternative names: Jonston, John; Jonstonus, Joannes; Johnston, Jan; Johnstonus
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Joostens Schilder, Hans, fl. 1593 - 11 - Alternative names: Jossens
Titles or roles: Dutch businessman in Tours; agent for University of Leiden
Gender: male
Jordaens, Jacob, 1593-1678 2 - - Titles or roles: Figure painter
Gender: male
Jordan, John, 1746-1809 3 - - Titles or roles: local historian; poet
Gender: male
Jordan (Mr) (mentioned 1674) - - 1 Gender: male
Jordan, Richard (Reverend), b.1758 3 - - Gender: male
Jordan, Roger, fl. 1688 1 - - Gender: male
Jorden, John, fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Joris, David, 1501-1556 - - 2 Alternative names: Jan Jorisz; Joriszoon
Titles or roles: Glass painter; Anabaptist leader in the Netherlands
Gender: male
Jorritsma, Franciscus, 1644-1716 1 - - Alternative names: François Jorritsma
Titles or roles: Lawyer; secretary of Leeuwarden
Gender: male
Jortney, Sam, fl. 1684 - 1 - Gender: male
Joseph, A., fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Jöstel, Melchior, 1559-1611 3 4 - Alternative names: Ioestelius, Melchior; Melchior Jostel
Gender: male
Joubert, Laurent, 1529-1582 1 1 - Alternative names: Joubertus
Titles or roles: French physician; chancellor of the Medical Faculty, University of Montpellier; personal physician to Catherine de'Medici and physician to Henri III
Gender: male
Joullieu, M. de, d.1685 1 - - Titles or roles: Mathematician
Gender: male
Joyce (?), Giles (fl. 1667 or 1669) - 1 - Titles or roles: collector of H.M. Customs for the port of Lyme Regis
Gender: male
Joyce, John 1 - - Titles or roles: mariner
Gender: male
Joye, James, fl. 1722-1735 10 2 - Gender: male
Joyeuse, Henriette Catharine de, 1585-1656 - 1 - Alternative names: Henriette Catharina de Joyeuse; de Joyeuse
Titles or roles: Wife of Henri de Bourbon (1573–1608), duc de Montpensier; wife of Charles de Lorraine (1571–1640), duc de Guise
Gender: female
Joyner, William, 1622-1706 3 - - Alternative names: alias Lyde
Titles or roles: writer and playwright
Gender: male
Jörger von Tollet, Helmhard, 1572-1631 1 - - Titles or roles: Freiherr von Jörger von Tollet
Gender: unknown
Jörger von Tollet, Johann Helfreich, fl. 1638 - 1 - Alternative names: Jörger, Hans Helfrich von; Joerger von Tollet; Jorger von Tollet
Gender: male
Jörger von Tollet, Johann Septimus, 1594-1672 1 - - Alternative names: Jörger, Hanns Septimus von; Jörger, Johann Septimus Grav
Titles or roles: Austrian count and baron
Gender: male
Jérico (Mlle), fl. 1681 - 1 - Alternative names: Jerico
Gender: female
Juan Tristull, Honorato, 1507-1566 - 2 - Alternative names: Honorato Juan Tristull
Titles or roles: Humanist; Bishop of Osma; tutor of Philip II of Spain and of his son Charles of Austria
Gender: male
Judkin (Mr), fl. 1621 - - 1 Titles or roles: travelling from Warwickshire to London, April 1621
Gender: male
Jud, Leo, 1482-1542 - - 2 Alternative names: Judae, Leo; Keller, Leo; Confessor, Arieus; Leopoldi, Ludovicus; Meister Leu
Titles or roles: Swiss reformer
Gender: male
Julich-Cleves-Berge, Charles of - - 1 Alternative names: Jülich-Cleves-Berge
Titles or roles: son of William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berge
Gender: male
Julien, de, fl. 1665 - 1 - Gender: male
Julius II (Pope), 1443-1513 - - 1 Alternative names: Giuliano della Rovere; Giulio II
Gender: male
Jumeau, André, 1588-1651 - 2 - Titles or roles: Prior of Sainte-Croix; mathematician
Gender: male
Jumper, William (Sir), 1660-1715 1 - - Titles or roles: naval officer
Gender: male
Jungermann, Gottfried, 1577-1610 2 4 - Alternative names: Gothofredus; Jungermannus; Jungermanus
Titles or roles: philologist; corrector in printing house of Claude de Marne, Frankfurt, 1605
Gender: male
Jungermann, Ludwig, fl. 1608 - 1 - Gender: male
Jungius, Georg Sebastian, fl. 1670 - - 2 Titles or roles: Physician in Vienna
Gender: male
Jung, Joachim, 1587-1657 - 3 23 Alternative names: Jungius
Titles or roles: German mathematician, logician, philosopher of sciences and rector of gymnasium in Hamburg
Gender: male
Jungkuntz (fl. 1633) - - 1 Alternative names: Iungkuntz; Iungkuntsch
Titles or roles: Resident with Hartlib in London
Gender: male
Junium, Patricium (mentioned 1650) - - 1 Gender: male
Junius, Adrianus, d.1670 2 2 - Alternative names: Hadrianus Junius
Titles or roles: Rector of the Latin School at the Nieuw Zijde in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Junius, Alijt, fl. 1645 1 - - Alternative names: Starckenborch
Gender: female
Junius (brother, or sister, of Franciscus), fl. 1621 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother or sister of Franciscus Junius, 1591-1677
Gender: unknown
Junius, Elisabeth, 1585-1659 11 - 5 Gender: female
Junius, fl. 1595 1 - - Gender: male
Junius, fl. 1630-1638 4 - - Titles or roles: secretary to His Highness of Orange
Gender: male
Junius, Franciscus, 1545-1602 14 7 4 Alternative names: Jon, François du; Dujon, François; Junius, Franciscus; Francis; Franz; Franciscus Junius the elder
Titles or roles: French nobleman; Huguenot theologian; son-in-law of Emmanuel Tremellius (1510-80)
Gender: male
Junius, Franciscus, 1591-1677 72 80 19 Alternative names: Du Jon, Francis; Franciscus Junius the younger; Francis Junius
Titles or roles: German philologist; writer on art; librarian; manuscript collector; brother-in-law of Gerardus Joannes Vossius (1577-1649); uncle of Isaac Vossius (1618-89)
Gender: male
Junius, Francis, Nepos, b.1624 8 1 1 Alternative names: de Jon
Titles or roles: this might be a nephew of Franciscus Junius the younger (1591-1677)
Gender: male
Junius, Jacob, d.1645 7 2 - Titles or roles: secretary of Maurits and Frederik Hendrik
Gender: male
Junius, Johan Casimir, 1582-1624 4 27 - Alternative names: Junius, John Casimir
Titles or roles: son of Franciscus Junius the elder; soldier
Gender: male
Junius, Johanna, fl. 1631 1 - - Alternative names: Du Jon
Gender: female
Junius. L., fl. 1578 - - 1 Titles or roles: Counsellor and ambassador
Gender: male
Junius, Maria, 1583-1641 - 2 - Gender: female
Junius, Melchior, 1545-1604 - 1 - Titles or roles: German humanist; professor of rhetoric and rector of l'Académie de Strasbourg
Gender: male
Junius, Odilia, fl. 1634 1 - - Gender: female
Junius, Samuel, d.1670 2 - 12 Gender: male
Jurgens, Peter, 1623-1679 1 - - Alternative names: Juergens Pieter
Titles or roles: Lutheran; Merchant (oxen)
Gender: male
Jurieu, Pierre, 1637-1713 5 4 - Gender: male
Jurin, Frances, fl. 1747-1749 - 2 - Alternative names: Fanny Jurin
Titles or roles: Daughter of James Jurin
Gender: female
Jurin, James, 1684-1750 249 452 - Titles or roles: Physician; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Justel, Christoph, 1580-1649 2 2 - Alternative names: Christophorus Justellus; Christopher; Christophe
Titles or roles: Calvinist and canonist; father of Henri Justel (1620-93)
Gender: male
Justel, D., fl. 1680 - 1 - Gender: male
Justel, Henri, 1620-1693 227 40 6 Alternative names: Justel, Henry
Titles or roles: librarian; juror; bibliophile and scholar; son of Christophe Justel (1580-1649)
Gender: male
Justell, Henry, b.1678 1 1 - Titles or roles: rector of Clewer
Gender: male
Justell (Mr) (mentioned 1692) - - 3 Gender: male
Justin, J., fl. 1658 - - 1 Gender: male
Justinus, Laurentius, 1575-1648 1 - 4 Alternative names: Justin, Vavřinec
Gender: male
Justre (Mr), fl. 1687 - 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Isaac Vossius
Gender: male
Justus, Heinrich, 1561-1610 - 1 - Gender: male
Juvenius (fl. 1659) - - 1 Gender: male
Juxon, William (Dr), 1582-1663 2 4 - Titles or roles: archbishop of Canterbury, 2 September 1660–4 June 1663; bishop of London, 1639–1649
Gender: male
Juxon, William (Sir), fl. 1698 - - 1 Gender: male
J., W., fl. 1690-1691 4 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified
Titles or roles: Unidentified correspondent of John Wallis (1616-1703)
Gender: unknown
J., W., fl. until 1735 1 - - Alternative names: W. J.
Gender: male

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