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Kaas, Niels, 1535-1594 4 2 - Alternative names: Kaas de Torup; Caas, Nicolaus; Nicolas Kaas
Titles or roles: chancellor of Denmark
Gender: male
Kadus, Philipp, fl. 1646 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit interested in music
Gender: male
Kaegmans, J., fl. 1573 1 - - Alternative names: J Kaegmans
Titles or roles: Member of Dutch Church in Norwich
Gender: male
Kaffmeister, Heinrich, fl. 1623 1 - - Alternative names: Henricus Kaffmeister
Titles or roles: Student in Rostock (matriculated 1623) and Wittenberg (matriculated 1623); from Rostock
Gender: male
Kahl, Johann, 1550-1614 1 - - Alternative names: Alcuinus; Calvinus, Johannes; Calvin, Johann; Calvus; Gustavus Adolphus; Kahle, Hans
Titles or roles: Jurist; Professor of Law in Heidelberg (1595-1614)
Gender: male
Kaiser, Johannes, 1607-1680 3 - - Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Kalckhoven, Jost, 1620-1669 1 - - Alternative names: Jodocus Calcoven; Calcovius
Titles or roles: Publisher and book merchant of counter reformation prints
Gender: male
Kales, Lukáš, fl. 1665-1667 - - 2 Titles or roles: minister of The Unity of Brethren, Lednice
Gender: male
Kalinka, Joachim, 1602-1678 1 - 2 Titles or roles: Superintendent in Slovakia; Bishop of Ilava
Gender: male
Kalkhoven, Adam, fl. 1645 1 - - Alternative names: Kackhoven
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Kampen, Henrik Ernest van, fl. 1561 - 1 - Alternative names: Henri Ernest de Campen; Heinrich Ernst von Kampen; Henrik Ernst van Kampen; Henrik van Campen
Gender: male
Kandi, Shahin, fl. 1667 - - 2 Alternative names: Qandi
Gender: male
Kann, Claes, fl. 1649-1679 24 - - Gender: male
Kaplíř ze Sulevic, fl. 1630 - - 1 Gender: male
Karg, Johannes, 1525-1588 - - 1 Alternative names: Parsimonius, Johann
Titles or roles: Theologian; Historian
Gender: male
Karl II, 1651-1685 1 - 1 Alternative names: Charles II
Titles or roles: Elector Palatine (1680-85); son of Elector Palatine, Charles I Lewis (1618-80) and Charlotte of Hesse-Cassel (1627-86)
Gender: male
Karl IX, King of Sweden, 1550-1611 - - 13 Titles or roles: King of Sweden; Duke of Södermanland
Gender: male
Karl Joseph von Österreich, 1649-1664 1 1 3 Alternative names: Charles Joseph of Austria; Archduke Karl Joseph of Austria
Titles or roles: Archduke
Gender: male
Karl Ludwig, 1618-1680 63 13 9 Alternative names: Karl I Ludwig; Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine; Charles Lodovic; Charles Louis; Charles I Lewis; Charles Lewis; Karl Ludwig; Karl Ludwig Pfalz; Karl Ludwig Pfalz, Kurfürst; Karl Ludwig, Elector Palatine; Karl I. Ludwig von der Pfalz
Titles or roles: Prince Elector; elector palatine of the Rhine (1648–80); second and eldest surviving son of Frederick V, elector palatine (1596–1632) and his wife, Elizabeth Stuart (1596–1662); father of Charles (Karl) II (1651–85)
Gender: male
Karlstadt, Andreas, 1486-1541 - - 1 Alternative names: Bodenstenius Carolostadius, Andreas; Bodenstein, Andreas Rudolf; Carlstadt, Andreas
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Karl X Gustav, King of Sweden, 1622-1660 1 10 27 Alternative names: Carol X Gustavus; Charles X; Charles X Gustav of Sweden
Titles or roles: King of Sweden, 1654-60
Gender: male
Karmroth, Andreas 1 - - Alternative names: Andreas Carmroth Weisenseensis
Titles or roles: Linguist
Gender: male
Kaskee, Johan, fl. 1702 1 1 - Gender: male
Kassai, István, fl. 1643 - 2 - Titles or roles: Adviser to György Rákóczi I, prince of Transylvania
Gender: male
Katherine, Queen consort of Henry VIII, 1485-1536 1 2 12 Alternative names: Catalina; Catherine; Katharine; Katherine of Aragon
Titles or roles: Queen of England and Ireland; first consort of Henry VIII; daughter of Ferdinand of Aragon (1452–1516) and Isabella of Castile (1451–1504)
Gender: female
Kavín, fl. 1630 - - 1 Gender: male
Kaye (an aunt of Richard Kaye), fl. 1763 - 1 - Titles or roles: Aunt of Richard Kaye (1736-1809)
Gender: female
Kaye (Lady), fl. 1730 1 1 - Alternative names: Laye (Lady)
Titles or roles: Mother of Richard Kaye (1736-1809); Sister of Richard Richardson, junior
Gender: female
Kaye, Richard, 1736-1809 8 - - Titles or roles: sixth baronet; churchman; scientist; FRS; son of Lady Kaye
Gender: male
Kaym, Paul, d.1620 - 2 1 Titles or roles: Chiliastic theorist
Gender: male
Kayser, Nanning, 1611-1655 13 2 - Alternative names: Caesar; Kayser, Nanning; Kaiser, Nanning; Keyser, Nanning; Keiser, Nanning; Kaiser, Naning
Titles or roles: Pensionary, States of Holland; burgomaster of the city of Hoorn; member of Council of Hoorn; fiscal lawyer [advocaat-fiscaal] for the Admirality of the Noorderkwartier
Gender: male
Kazanowski, Jan, fl. 1588-1602 - - 1 Titles or roles: Polish nobleman; son of Marcin Kazanowski; starost of Fellin (Livonia), 1588–1602
Gender: male
Kearney, J., 1757-1823 2 - - Gender: male
Kearney, John, 1744-1813 12 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Ossory; younger brother of Michael Kearney (1734-1814)
Gender: male
Kearney, Michael, 1734-1814 44 - - Titles or roles: scholar at Trinity College, Dublin; archdeacon of Raphoe
Gender: male
Kearsley, George, fl. 1790-1813 - 1 - Alternative names: Kearsly
Titles or roles: Bookseller; son of the better-known George Kearsley (1739–1790)
Gender: male
Keate, John, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: of Cholsey, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Keayne, Benjamin, b.1619 1 - - Gender: male
Keayne, Robert, d.1656 2 - - Titles or roles: member of the Merchant-Taylors' Company of London
Gender: male
Keble, Joseph, 1632-1710 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer; writer
Gender: male
Keble, Samuel, fl. 1694 3 1 - Titles or roles: Bookseller
Gender: male
Kechelius, Samuel Carolus, 1611-1668 1 1 - Alternative names: Samuel Carolus van Hollesteyn Kechelius; Kechel, Samuel
Titles or roles: Mathematician and astronomer
Gender: male
Kechel, Samuel, fl. 1658 - 1 2 Alternative names: Kechelius, Samuel
Gender: male
Keckermann, Bartholomäus, 1561-1609 1 - 4 Alternative names: Keckermann, Bartholomaeus
Titles or roles: Professor of theology; rector
Gender: male
Keck, Robert, b.1686 7 1 - Titles or roles: barrister
Gender: male
Kedd, Jodocus, 1597-1657 59 - 2 Alternative names: Theodor Berck
Titles or roles: Jesuit, Polemicist
Gender: male
Keegan (Lord) (mentioned 1696) - - 1 Gender: male
Keene, H. G. 2 - - Gender: male
Keere, Elisabeth van den, fl. 1580-1581 2 - - Alternative names: Elisabeth van den Keere; Elysabet vanden Keere
Titles or roles: Wife of punchcutter Henri van den Keere (d. before July 1580); writes from Ghent
Gender: female
Keerle, Philippus de, fl. 1585-1598 10 - - Alternative names: Kerle; Philippus de Keerle; Kerle, Phleyps
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church
Gender: male
Kehrberg, Johann von, fl. 1642 - - 1 Titles or roles: Abraham von Franckenberg's correspondent in Hamburg
Gender: male
Keightley, Thomas, b.1622 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer
Gender: male
Keile (Mr) (mentioned 1701) - - 1 Gender: male
Keil, Hans - - 19 Gender: male
Keill, John, 1671-1721 5 1 - Alternative names: John Keill
Titles or roles: Savilian professor of astronomy, Oxford, 1691; mathematician; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Keiser, Cornelis de, fl. 1571-1593 3 - - Alternative names: Cornelis de Keiser
Gender: male
Keith, Andrew, fl. 1563-1599 - - 1 Titles or roles: Scottish nobleman; diplomat
Gender: male
Keith, George, 1639-1716 4 - - Titles or roles: rector of Edburton, Sussex; Quaker schismatic; Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Keith, George, 1549-1623 - - 1 Alternative names: fourth Earl Marischal
Titles or roles: Magnate; founder of Marischal College, Aberdeen; ambassador chosen to lead marriage negotiations between James VI and I and Anne of Denmark
Gender: male
Keith, George, fl. 1700 - 1 - Gender: male
Keith, William (Dr), d.1577 - - 1 Gender: male
Keizer van Semein, Cornelis, fl. 1650-1673 1 - - Gender: male
Kelffken, Johan, d.1665 2 - - Titles or roles: 'momber' of Gelderland
Gender: male
Keller, Georg, 1589-1652 137 - - Gender: male
Keller, Georg Heinrich, 1624-1702 1 - - Titles or roles: Professor of theologie, Tübingen
Gender: male
Keller, Johann Conrad (f. 1669) - - 1 Gender: male
Keller, Kaspar - - 1 Titles or roles: Benedictine
Gender: male
Keller, Rudolph Hans, fl. 1646-1647 - - 5 Gender: male
Kellet, Edward (Dr), 1580-1641 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious writer
Gender: male
Kelley (Dr), fl. 1815 - 1 - Gender: male
Kelly, John, fl. 1682 - 1 - Titles or roles: At St Edmund Hall, Oxford
Gender: male
Kelly, Patrick, 1755-1842 2 - - Titles or roles: Mathematician; astronomer
Gender: male
Kelsay, Robert, fl. 1715 1 - - Gender: male
Kelsey, J., fl. 1672 1 - - Gender: male
Keltzsch, Sigmund von, fl. 1650 - - 1 Alternative names: Sigmund von Keltzsch
Gender: male
Kelynge, John, fl. 1629 1 - - Gender: male
Kemble, John, fl. 1716-1717 1 - - Gender: male
Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823 1 - - Titles or roles: actor
Gender: male
Kemble, Roger, 1722-1802 1 - - Titles or roles: actor and theatre manager; father of Stephen George Kemble (1758-1822)
Gender: male
Kemble, Stephen George, 1758-1822 1 - - Titles or roles: actor and theatre manager; son of Roger Kemble (1722-1802)
Gender: male
Kemeys, Nicholas, fl. 1641-1642 1 - - Gender: male
Kemény, János, 1607-1662 - 1 6 Alternative names: Kemeni, Johannes
Titles or roles: Hungarian aristocrat
Gender: male
Kemp, Bartholomew, d.1607 or before 2 - - Titles or roles: treasurer to Sir Nicholas Bacon, lord keeper; clerk for writing presentations and donations to benefices in Chancery by 1591
Gender: male
Kempe, Alfred John, 1784-1846 1 - - Titles or roles: Antiquary
Gender: male
Kempe, E., d.1671 2 - - Titles or roles: resident of Burwell, Lincolnshire; matric. 1625
Gender: male
Kempelen de Pázmanánd, Wolfgang von (Baron), 1734-1804 - - 1 Alternative names: von Kempelen de Pázmanánd, Wolfgang
Gender: male
Kempen, Thomas van, 1380-1471 - - 2 Alternative names: Thomas à Kempis; Thomas von Kempen; Thomas Haemerken; Thomas Haemerkken; Thomas Hammerlein; Thomas Hemerken; Thomas Hämerken
Titles or roles: Devotional writer and mystic
Gender: male
Kemp, James, fl. 1700 - 2 - Gender: male
Kemp, Richard, fl. 1668 3 2 - Titles or roles: lived in Seville
Gender: male
Kemp, Robert (Sir), 1627-1710 1 - - Titles or roles: second baronet, of Gissing, Norfolk; M.P. for Norfold and Dunwich
Gender: male
Kemp, Robert (Sir), 1667-1734 1 - - Titles or roles: third baronet, of Gissing, Norfolk; M.P. for Dunwhich and Suffolk
Gender: male
Kemshead, W., fl. 1799 1 - - Titles or roles: Secretary to John Stuart, first marquess of Bute (1744–1814), diplomatist
Gender: male
Kendall, Jeremiah, fl. 1675 1 - - Gender: male
Kendrick, John, fl. 1640 1 2 4 Alternative names: Kendrick
Titles or roles: Alderman Kendrick
Gender: male
Kennedy (Dr), fl. 1847 - - 1 Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Kennedy, James, fl. 1801-1819 4 - - Titles or roles: farming in New South Wales, Australia
Gender: male
Kennedy, James, 1718-1768 or after 3 - - Gender: male
Kennedy, John (Captain), fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
Kennedy, John (Reverend), fl. 1797-1800 2 - - Gender: male
Kennedy, Joseph, fl. 1810 1 - - Gender: male
Kennedy, J. R., fl. 1799-1816 3 - - Gender: male
Kennedy, Patrick, d.1760 4 - - Titles or roles: numismatist
Gender: male
Kennett, Basil, 1674-1715 5 - - Titles or roles: antiquary; translator; first chaplain to the British trading factory at Leghorn, 1706-12; younger brother of White Kennett (1660-1728); president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 1714-15; D.D.
Gender: male
Kennett, John, fl. 1713 2 - - Gender: male
Kennett, Margaret (Mrs), b.1700 - 7 2 Alternative names: née Brett; Kennet; Kenet
Titles or roles: daughter of Thomas Brett (1667-1744); wife of William Kennett (c. 1719)
Gender: female
Kennet, Tommy, fl. 1739 - - 1 Titles or roles: grandson of Thomas Brett, and son of Margaret Kennet
Gender: male
Kennett, White, 1660-1728 93 11 - Alternative names: Reverend White, Bishop of Peterborough
Titles or roles: Historian; bishop of Peterborough, 1718; older brother of Basil Kennett (1674–1715)
Gender: male
Kennett, White, fl. 1720-1724 - - 2 Titles or roles: son of White Kennett (1660-1728) bishop of Peterborough; matric. Merton College, Oxford, 1717-18, B.A. 1721, M.A. 1724
Gender: male
Kenney, John H., fl. 1809-1810 2 - - Gender: male
Kenrick, Daniel, b.1650 2 - - Titles or roles: Poet; physician, in Worcester; vicar of Kempsey, Worcestershire; matric. Christ Church, Oxford, 1666
Gender: male
Kent, Abraham, b.1673 16 3 - Titles or roles: rector of Netteswell
Gender: male
Ken, Thomas, 1637-1711 39 18 - Alternative names: Kenn
Titles or roles: Bishop of Bath and Wells; lutenist
Gender: male
Kentish, Richard (Dr), fl. 1785 1 - - Gender: male
Kent, Messrs, fl. 1807 - 1 - Alternative names: Messrs Kent
Gender: male
Kent, the High Sheriff of, fl. 1636 - 1 - Alternative names: High Sheriff of Kent
Gender: male
Kent, Thomas, fl. 1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Avington, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Kent, William, 1686-1748 1 - - Alternative names: Cant
Titles or roles: Painter, architect, and designer
Gender: male
Kentyne, Lewes, fl. 1596 1 - - Gender: male
Kenyon, Roger, fl. 1695-1697 3 - - Titles or roles: in Italy
Gender: male
Kenyon, Roger, fl. 1680 1 - - Gender: male
Kepler, Barbara, 1572-1611 2 1 - Alternative names: Barbara Müller
Titles or roles: Wife to Johannes Kepler
Gender: female
Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630 256 406 17 Alternative names: Jean Kepler; Johan Kepler; Johannes Kepler
Titles or roles: German mathematician and astronomer
Gender: male
Kepler, Ludwig, 1607-1663 - - 2 Alternative names: Keplerus; Kepler, Ludovico
Titles or roles: son of Johannes Kepler
Gender: male
Kepler, Sebald, fl. 1530-1593 - 1 - Titles or roles: Grandfather of Johannes Kepler
Gender: male
Keppel, Arnold Joost van, 1670-1718 1 - - Alternative names: Comte d'Albemarle; Albemarle, Arnold Joost van Keppel, earl d'; earl d'Albemarle
Titles or roles: Page to William III of Orange; followed the King to England during the revolution; first earl of Albemarle (1697); General of Cavalry in the Dutch army on his return to the United Provinces
Gender: male
Kerbergen, fl. 1640 - - 1 Titles or roles: Associate of Dury and Godemann in Hamburg, wrote letters through Hartlib on religious matters
Gender: male
Kercher, Thomas, fl. 1654 1 - - Gender: male
Kerckhoff, Pieter vanden, fl. 1570 - 1 - Alternative names: Pieter vanden Kerckhoff; Pieter van den Kerckhoff
Gender: male
Kerckhoven, Walburg van den, 1626-1686 - 2 - Alternative names: Walburg van den Kerckhoven
Gender: male
Kerckring, Theodor, 1638-1693 2 - - Alternative names: Kerckeringh; Kerckerinck; Dirk Kerckring; Theodor Kerckring; Theodorus Kerckrin
Titles or roles: Dutch anatomist; chemical physician
Gender: male
Kerger, Martin, d.1691 - 2 - Titles or roles: Town physician of Legnica
Gender: male
Kergerus, Guilielmus, fl. 1702-1709 2 - - Alternative names: Kergeven, Guliem; Kerger, Wilhelm; Wilhelm Kerger
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Ker, Jane, 1585-1643 1 3 - Alternative names: Kerr, Jane [Jean]; née Drummond; countess of Roxburghe; Lady Drummond
Titles or roles: courtier; first lady of the bedchamber for Queen Anne, consort to James VI and I
Gender: female
Kerle, Jacques de, fl. 1589 - 1 - Alternative names: Jacques de Kerle
Titles or roles: Choirmaster in Cologne
Gender: male
Kerrich, Thomas (Reverend), 1748-1828 1 1 - Titles or roles: librarian, Cambridge University; artist; antiquary; F.S.A.
Gender: male
Kerr, William, 1605-1675 3 - - Alternative names: Ker, Will; Earl of Lothian in the name of the Commissioners of the Parliament of Scotland
Titles or roles: third earl of Lothian; politician; eldest son of Robert Ker (1578–1654)
Gender: male
Kerr, William John, 1737-1815 1 - - Titles or roles: fifth marquess of Lothian; soldier
Gender: male
Kersey, John, 1616-1677 - - 1 Alternative names: John Kersey the elder
Titles or roles: English mathematician
Gender: male
Kerssenstein, Ernest, fl. 1641 2 - 4 Gender: male
Ker, William, 1622-1675 - 1 - Alternative names: William Ker; William Drummond [birth name]
Titles or roles: second earl of Roxburghe
Gender: male
Kesler, Andreas, 1595-1643 - - 3 Alternative names: Kessler, Andreas; Kesslerus
Titles or roles: Theologian; Pastor; Professor in Wittenberg and Coburg; Superintendent in Eisfeld (Thüringen); Gymnasium director in Schweinfurt; General superintendent in Coburg; Superintendent in Schweinfurt
Gender: male
Kessel, Benedictus, d.1661 4 4 - Alternative names: Kesselius,
Titles or roles: priest
Gender: male
Kessel, Johannes van, fl. 1646 1 - - Alternative names: Joannes
Titles or roles: Priest
Gender: male
Kestner, Ernst Heinrich, 1671-1723 1 - - Titles or roles: German lawyer; university lecturer
Gender: male
Ketelanus, Hermannus Franciscus, fl. 1733-1740 17 - - Alternative names: Hermannus Franciscus Ketelanus; Ketelanus, H. F.
Gender: male
Ketting, Willem de Jonge, fl. 1642-1656 1 - - Alternative names: Ketting de Jongh; Ketting de Jonge, Willem; Kettinghe, Willem de Jonge; Kettinghesjongh, W.; Kettinge, Willem
Titles or roles: Treasurer
Gender: male
Kettler, Friedrich, 1569-1642 - 3 1 Titles or roles: Duke of Courland and Semigallia, 1587-1642; son of Gotthard Kettler and Anna von Mecklenburg; brother of Wilhelm Kettler; studied in Rostock, 1590; Latin oration during the inauguration of the Church in Mitau (Livonia) 'Oratio illustrissimi principis Friderici I, in Livonia, Curlandia et Semigallia ducis, recitata publice solenni dedicatione novae aedis S. Mitobianae arcis', 1580
Gender: male
Kettler, Jacob, 1610-1682 1 1 3 Alternative names: Duke of Livonia; Duke of Courland (1642–1682); Kurland
Gender: male
Kettler, Wilhelm, 1574-1640 - 2 - Titles or roles: Duke of Courland; son of Gotthard Kettler and Anna von Mecklenburg; brother of Friedrich Kettler; father of Jakob Kettler; studied in Rostock (matr. Rostock 11.1590); Genf (1601), Marburg (matr. 9.6.1609); Herborn (m. 1.8.1610); Rector magnificus of Rostock University, 1591–92; Duke of Courland with his brother, 1595–1616; abdicated, 1616
Gender: male
Kettlewell, John (Reverend), 1653-1695 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Coleshill
Gender: male
Keuchenius, Robertus, 1636-1673 - 1 - Titles or roles: Professor of history
Gender: male
Keus, Stephan, fl. 1659 1 - 32 Alternative names: Keus, Stephen; Koys
Gender: male
Keyser, Cornelis de, fl. 1598 1 - - Alternative names: Cornelis de Keyser
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Yarmouth
Gender: male
Keyser, Henrik, d.1663 - - 3 Titles or roles: Printer in Stockholm
Gender: male
Keyser, Joos de, fl. 1575-1598 5 - - Alternative names: Joos de Keyser
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Church in Yarmouth
Gender: male
Keysler, fl. 1718-1719 1 - - Gender: male
Keyte, Agnes (Lady), fl. 1715-1716 2 - - Gender: female
Küffeler, Johann Sibertus, 1595-1677 9 - 19 Alternative names: Kuffler; Küffler; Kuffler, Johannes Sibertus; Kueffler
Titles or roles: German inventor and chemist, from Cologne; owner of dyeing business in Leiden, and subsequently London
Gender: male
Küffer, Johann, d.1648 - - 1 Alternative names: Kuffer, Johann the Elder; Kuefferus, Joannes; Kueffer, Johannes; Kieffer, Johann
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Kherbergen, Johann von, fl. 1638 2 4 - Alternative names: Kherberg, Johann von; Kherberg, Hans von
Gender: male
Köhler, Chrysostomus, 1607-1664 - - 1 Alternative names: Coeler, Chrysostom; Coler, Chrysostomus; Kolerus, Chrysostomus
Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Kühn, Balthasar, 1615-1667 - - 1 Alternative names: Kühnen, Balthasar; Kühne, Balthasar; Kuhn, Balthasar; Kuhnen, Balthasar; Cunaeus, Balthasar; Künnius, Balthasar; Kühnius, Balthasar
Titles or roles: Printer
Gender: male
Köhne, Franz, fl. 1653-1657 2 - - Alternative names: Kohne, Franz; Koehne, Franz
Gender: male
Khonn, Alphons, 1640-1713 6 - - Alternative names: Alphonsus Khun
Titles or roles: Physician and Chemist from Ulm
Gender: male
Khunrath, Heinrich, 1560-1605 - - 1 Alternative names: Dr Henricus Khunrath
Titles or roles: Physician, hermetic philosopher, and alchemist
Gender: male
Kidder, Richard (Dr), 1634-1703 9 5 - Titles or roles: Bishop of Bath and Wells; prebend of Norwich; rector of St Martin Outwich, London
Gender: male
Kidd, George, fl. 1684 - 1 - Titles or roles: At the Ordinance Office
Gender: male
Kidley, William, fl. 1681 2 - - Titles or roles: Vicar of Queen's Camell, Somerset
Gender: male
Kieft, Willem, 1597-1647 2 1 - Titles or roles: Director of New Netherland
Gender: male
Kielmannsegg, Johann Adolf Kielmann von, 1612-1679 - 4 - Alternative names: Kielman Kielmansegg, Johann Adolf; Kielmannsegg, Johann Adolph Kielmann von
Titles or roles: Chancellor and advisor to Christian Albrecht, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp; Doctorate, Jena, 1633
Gender: male
Kielmanseck, Heinrich Ulrich von, fl. 1660 1 - - Alternative names: Henricus Udalricus Kielmannseck
Gender: male
Kiemdonck, Jacob van, 1550 or before-1596 2 - - Alternative names: Kimedoncius, Jacobus; Kimmedonck, Jakob; Kimmedoncius
Titles or roles: professor of theology at Heidelberg
Gender: male
Kies, Johann, 1584-1664 1 - - Alternative names: Kiess, Johannes
Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Kiffin, William, 1616-1701 - - 1 Titles or roles: Particular Baptist minister and author
Gender: male
Kilian, Lucas, 1579-1637 - - 1 Alternative names: Kilianus, Lukas
Titles or roles: Draughtsman; Engraver; Elder son of Bartholomäus Kilian; Brother of Wolfgang Kilian
Gender: male
Kilianus, Cornelius, fl. 1586 - 1 - Alternative names: Kiliano, Cornelio; Kiel
Gender: male
Kilian, Wolfgang, 1581-1662 - - 14 Alternative names: Kilianus, Wolfgangus
Titles or roles: Engraver
Gender: male
Killalla, J., fl. 1702 1 - - Gender: male
Killigrew, Charles, 1655-1725 1 - - Titles or roles: theatre manager; master of the revels
Gender: male
Killigrew, Elizabeth, 1622-1681 - 1 - Alternative names: Lady Sh; Lady Shannon; Elizabeth Boyle
Titles or roles: wife of Francis Boyle, first Viscount Shannon (married 1638); sister-in-law of Robert Boyle; sister of Thomas Killigrew, Sir William Killigrew, and Henry Killigrew; mistress to Charles II
Gender: male
Killigrew, Henry, 1613-1700 5 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; brother of Sir William Killigrew (1606-95) and Thomas Killigrew (1612–83); father of Elizabeth, wife of Dr John Lambe
Gender: male
Killigrew, Henry, fl. 1619 1 - - Gender: male
Killigrew, Henry (Sir), 1525-1603 1 - - Alternative names: Kyllygrew, Henry
Titles or roles: diplomat
Gender: male
Killigrew, Judith, d.1683 - 2 - Gender: female
Killigrew, Mary, fl. 1620-1660 - 1 - Alternative names: Mary, Lady Killigrew; Mary Hill; Hill (née)
Titles or roles: Wife of Sir William Killgrew; dresser to Henrietta Maria
Gender: female
Killigrew, Robert, 1579-1633 - 3 - Titles or roles: Sir; courtier; member of parliament; ambassador to the United Provinces
Gender: male
Killigrew, Thomas, 1612-1683 1 2 - Titles or roles: Playwright; theatre manager; brother of Sir William Killigrew (1606–95) and Henry Killigrew (1613–1700)
Gender: male
Killigrew, William (Sir), 1605-1695 7 - - Titles or roles: courtier; playwright; brother of Henry Killigrew (1613–1700) and Thomas Killigrew (1612–83)
Gender: male
Kimber, Isaac, 1692-1755 2 - - Titles or roles: General Baptist minister; historian
Gender: male
Kimberley, Jonathan, 1651-1720 5 - - Alternative names: Kimberley, Jonath
Titles or roles: vicar of St Michael's, Coventry
Gender: male
Kinch, Anna (Mrs), fl. 1716-1718 2 - - Titles or roles: Wife of John Kinch (d. 1732); Mother of John Kinch, junior (fl. 1715-26)
Gender: female
Kinch, John (Dr), d.1732 4 30 - Alternative names: John Kinch, senior
Titles or roles: nonconformist divine; father of John Kinch, junior (fl. 1715-26); husband of Anna Kinch (fl. 1716-18)
Gender: male
Kinch, John, fl. 1715-1726 - 30 - Alternative names: John Kinch, junior
Titles or roles: In Leyden; Son of Anna (fl. 1716-18) and John Kinch (d. 1732)
Gender: male
Kinch, John, fl. 1717-1719 3 - - Titles or roles: Of Wantage; Cousin of John Kinch, junior (fl. 1715-26); Nephew of John Kinch, senior (d. 1732)
Gender: male
Kinch, Nathaniel, fl. 1718 1 - - Titles or roles: Cousin of John Kinch, junior (fl. 1715-26)
Gender: male
Kinch, Richard, fl. 1714-1715 1 - - Titles or roles: Brother of John Kinch, junior (fl. 1715-26); Son of John Kinch, senior (d. 1732) and Anna (fl. 1716-18)
Gender: male
Kinck, Peter, fl. 1729-1754 3 - - Alternative names: Peter Kinck; Pieter Kinck
Titles or roles: Norweigian cleric; dean of Nedre Rommerige; rector of the district of Einebak; FRS
Gender: male
Kin, Claudia, d.1688 - 1 - Alternative names: Poiret
Titles or roles: wife of Pierre Poiret; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon; member of Reformed church
Gender: female
Kindren, Abraham der, fl. 1601-1604 2 - - Alternative names: Abraham der Kindren
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in London
Gender: male
Kinenus, Daniel, fl. 1631-1641 1 - - Alternative names: Rector of a school in Hannoversch Münden
Titles or roles: From Hannoversch Münden; matriculated in Hamburg (1631), in Rostock (1633); school rector in Hannoversch Münden, from 1641
Gender: male
King, Benjamin, d.1728 1 - - Titles or roles: prebendary of Gloucester; D.D.; father of Mary, wife of Benjamin Newton (1677-1735)
Gender: male
King, Charles, 1663-1715 3 - - Titles or roles: son of Thomas King, of Aylesbury, Bucks; scholar, Wadham College, Oxford, 1681; fellow Merton College, Oxford, 1684
Gender: male
King, Charles, fl. 1700 2 - - Gender: male
King, Daniel, fl. 1714 - 1 - Gender: male
Kingden (Lord), fl. 1683 - 1 - Gender: male
King, Edmund (Sir), 1630-1709 5 3 - Alternative names: Freeman [alias]; Edmond King; Edmund King; Mr King; Edmund Freeman
Titles or roles: English physician; surgeon
Gender: male
King, Edward, 1576-1639 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Elphin
Gender: male
King, Edward, 1734-1807 3 - - Titles or roles: English writer; barrister; antiquary
Gender: male
Kinge, Geoffrey, 1566-1630 1 - - Alternative names: King
Titles or roles: B.A. at King's College, Cambridge, 1588; professor of Hebrew, Cambridge; chaplain to Archbishop Bancroft and to James VI and I
Gender: male
Kinge, Henry, fl. 1640-1642 46 - - Gender: male
Kinge, John, fl. 1693 2 - - Alternative names: King
Titles or roles: Goldsmith; Distant relative of Thomas Turner (1645-1714)
Gender: male
Kinge, John, fl. 1689 3 - - Titles or roles: Writer of (unintelligible) letters to Robert Boyle
Gender: male
Kinge, Thomas, fl. 1621 1 - - Gender: male
King, Franc, fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: Niece of John Dury
Gender: female
King, Gabriel, 1696-1761 or after 1 - - Gender: male
King, Gregory, 1648-1712 8 - - Alternative names: G. K.; G. King
Titles or roles: English political economist; herald; genealogist; secretary to the commissioners for public accounts
Gender: male
King, Henry, 1592-1669 6 - - Titles or roles: poet; bishop of Chichester, 1642-69
Gender: male
Kinghorn, Joseph, 1766-1832 1 - - Titles or roles: Particular Baptist minister
Gender: male
King, James, 1589-1652 3 1 12 Alternative names: Lord Eythin
Titles or roles: Royalist army officer
Gender: male
King, James, 1750-1784 - - 1 Titles or roles: Naval officer; astronomer
Gender: male
King, John, 1559-1621 6 8 3 Titles or roles: Bishop of London, 1611-21; dean of Christ Church College; vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Gender: male
King, John, 1652-1732 3 - - Titles or roles: canon of York; Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
King, John (Sir), d.1637 1 - - Titles or roles: Landowner
Gender: male
King, Josias, b.1648 5 - - Gender: male
King of France - - 13 Gender: male
King of Poland (mentioned 1689-91) - - 4 Gender: male
King, Peter, 1669-1734 1 - 1 Titles or roles: first Baron King; lord chancellor
Gender: male
King, P., fl. 1710-1712 2 - - Gender: male
King, Philip, fl. 1630-1631 - 4 - Titles or roles: Auditor of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
King, R., fl. 1664 2 - - Gender: male
King, Richard, 1671-1718 1 - - Titles or roles: Vicar of Rockbeare (1713–18)
Gender: male
King, Richard, fl. 1705-1709 4 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1674 ?
Gender: male
King, Richard, fl. 1721-1722 2 - - Titles or roles: Bookseller
Gender: male
King, Robert (Sir), d.1657 - 2 - Titles or roles: politician; uncle of John Dury
Gender: male
Kingsford, William, fl. 1689 - 1 - Titles or roles: Curate at Easington and Sedgeford
Gender: male
Kings Printers, fl. 1691 - - 2 Gender: unknown
Kingston, Richard, 1635-1710 1 - - Alternative names: Doctor Kingston
Titles or roles: curate of Henbury; political writer
Gender: male
Kingston, T., b.1666 1 - - Gender: male
King, the - 3 - Alternative names: The King
Gender: male
King, Thomas (Colonel) 2 - - Gender: male
King, Thomas, fl. until 1694 1 - - Gender: male
King, Walker (Right Reverend), 1752-1827 6 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Rochester
Gender: male
King, William, 1685-1763 3 - - Titles or roles: principal of St Mary Hall, Oxford; Jacobite sympathizer
Gender: male
King, William (Dr), 1650-1729 28 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin
Gender: male
King, William (Dr), 1663-1712 - - 1 Titles or roles: writer
Gender: male
Kinkius, Erasmus (mentioned 1651) - - 1 Titles or roles: printer at Cologne
Gender: male
Kinnaird, Charles, 1684-1758 4 - - Alternative names: Lord Kinnaird
Titles or roles: fifth Baron Kinnaird
Gender: male
Kinnaird, Elizabeth 1 - - Titles or roles: second wife of Patrick Kinnaird, third Lord Kinnaird (1683-1715)
Gender: female
Kinnaird (Mr), fl. 1701 - 1 - Titles or roles: Tutor to John Cotton, junior; in Paris
Gender: male
Kinner, Cyprian, d.1649 62 96 28 Alternative names: Kinnerus, Cyprian; Kinnerus, Cyprianus
Titles or roles: Linguist
Gender: male
Kinner von Löwenthurn, Gottfried Alois, b.1610 55 15 3 Alternative names: Löwenthum, Godefried Aloys; Kinner von Löwenthurn, Gottfried Aloys; Kinner a Löwenthurn, Godefridus Aloysius
Titles or roles: Tutor of mathematics to Archduke Charles Joseph
Gender: male
Kinschot, Anthonie Gunther van, 1638-1700 25 - - Alternative names: Anthony Gunther van Kinschot
Titles or roles: Secretary of the Ambassador of the Dutch Republic in England; registrar of the Court of Holland (1675–1700)
Gender: male
Kinschot, Caspar, 1622-1649 1 - - Titles or roles: jurist
Gender: male
Kinschot, Lodewijk, fl. 1631-1646 3 1 - Alternative names: Lodewijk van Kinschot; Kinschot, Ludovicus
Titles or roles: attorney for the Court of Holland; secretary and auditor of the Court of Holland, 1627; guardian of the natural children of Maurice of Orange
Gender: male
Kinschot, Roeland van, 1621-1701 1 - - Gender: male
Kinski (Count) (mentioned 1692) - - 2 Gender: male
Kip, Jacobus de, b.1654 - 1 - Titles or roles: Merchant, Amsterdam; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Kipling, Brian, fl. 1632 1 - - Titles or roles: member of the Company of Husbandmen
Gender: male
Kippis, Andrew, 1725-1795 1 - - Titles or roles: D.D.
Gender: male
Kirby, Francis, fl. 1631-1633 18 - - Gender: male
Kirby, W. (Reverend), 1759-1850 1 - - Gender: male
Kirch, Christfried, 1694-1740 1 - - Alternative names: Christfried Kirch
Titles or roles: German astronomer; almanac publisher
Gender: male
Kirchenberger, Eusebius - - 1 Titles or roles: mentioned in 1636
Gender: male
Kircher, Andreas, 1599-1662 5 - - Titles or roles: O.F.M. Obs. friar; brother of Athanasius Kircher; mentioned as Guardian of Gelnhausen in 1628; in Münster in 1640-1656
Gender: male
Kircher, Athanasius, 1601-1680 547 2210 49 Alternative names: Chircherus, Atanasio; Chircher, Atanasio; Kircher, Athanase; Kirchere, Athanase; Kirker, Athanase; Kercher
Titles or roles: German Jesuit scholar
Gender: male
Kircher, Johann, fl. 1636 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Johann Valentin Andreä in Tübingen
Gender: male
Kirch, Gottfried, 1639-1710 - - 1 Alternative names: Kirche; Kirkius
Titles or roles: German astronomer
Gender: male
Kirchgroed [?], fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
Kirchmaier, Georg Kaspar, 1635-1700 2 8 - Alternative names: Georg Casper Kirchmayer; Kirchmeyer; George Caspar Kirchmeyer
Titles or roles: German polymath; professor of Rhetoric at Wittenberg
Gender: male
Kirchmann, Johannes, 1575-1643 2 11 - Alternative names: Kirchmannus, Joannes; Kirchmann, Johann
Titles or roles: Professor; scholar in philology
Gender: male
Kirchner, Caspar, 1592-1627 - 3 - Alternative names: Kaspar Kirchner der Ältere; Caspar Kirchner the elder
Gender: male
Kirckpatrick, fl. 1662 - 1 - Titles or roles: Clerk of M. Le Tellier
Gender: male
Kirkall, Elisha, 1681-1742 1 - - Titles or roles: engraver
Gender: male
Kirkby, Christopher, fl. 1668-1696 30 7 1 Alternative names: Christopher Kirkby; Mr Kirkby
Titles or roles: Alchemist; merchant, based in Danzig
Gender: male
Kirke, Thomas, 1650-1706 5 2 - Alternative names: Thomas Kirke
Titles or roles: antiquary; topographer; FRS; museum owner (Cookridge, near Leeds)
Gender: male
Kirkham, Henry, fl. 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Kirkham (Mr), fl. 1753 - - 1 Titles or roles: Brother of Sarah Chapone
Gender: male
Kirkham (Mrs), fl. 1743-1750 - - 2 Titles or roles: Sister-in-law of Sarah Chapone
Gender: female
Kirk, Robert (Reverend), 1644-1692 1 - - Titles or roles: Scottish churchman; Gaelic scholar
Gender: male
Kirkwood, James, 1650-1709 6 2 - Titles or roles: Scottish clergyman and advocate of parochial libraries
Gender: male
Kirstein, Georg, 1613-1660 2 - - Alternative names: Kirstenius, Georgius; Georg Kirsten
Titles or roles: Born in Stettin; student of philosophy and medicine; professor, Stettin Gymnasium; physician to the Swedish king
Gender: male
Kirstenius, Michael, 1620-1678 3 - - Alternative names: Kirsten, Michael
Titles or roles: German physician; mathematician; poet; from Moravia; studied in Rostock; professor in Hamburg (1655)
Gender: male
Kirsten, Peter, fl. 1641 - - 1 Gender: male
Kirton, Joshua, fl. 1657-1658 - 2 - Alternative names: Kirkton, Joshua
Gender: male
Kisner, Johannes, 1645-1678 2 - - Titles or roles: Physician; graduate of medicine, Jena and Leiden; visited England; author of 'Disputatio medica inauguralis de suffocatione hypochondriaca' (Leiden, 1670)
Gender: male
Kisner, Johann Georg, fl. 1708-1720 2 1 - Titles or roles: German physician, Frankfurt; collector of general natural history, fl. 1708–1720s
Gender: male
Kitchen, Thomas, fl. 1727 1 - - Gender: male
Kitchingham, Robert, fl. 1675 1 - - Titles or roles: Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Kitson, Elizabeth (Lady), 1546-1628 - 3 - Alternative names: Kytson, Elizabeth; née Cornwallis
Titles or roles: Lady Kitson; eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Cornwallis of Brome
Gender: female
Kitto, John, 1804-1854 2 - - Titles or roles: writer; missionary
Gender: male
K., J., fl. 1638 1 - - Alternative names: J. K.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Permeier
Gender: male
Klage, Johannes, fl. 1649 1 - - Gender: male
Klage, Thomas, 1598-1664 1 - - Alternative names: Clagius
Titles or roles: Jesuit in Wilno interested in Sarmatian culture
Gender: male
Klausenburg, Thomas Jordan, 1539-1586 - 2 1 Alternative names: Jordan z Clausenburgu, Tomáš; Tomáš Jordan z Clausenburgu; Thomas Jordanus; Thomas Jordan Klausenburg
Titles or roles: Moravian physician; studied at Wittenberg, Paris, Montpellier, Basel, Zurich, and Padua
Gender: male
Klein, Johannes, 1604-1631 8 - - Alternative names: Kleinius, Iohannes; Cleine
Titles or roles: Lutheran theologian; from Salzwedel; studied theology in Giessen and Rostock; member of the societas ereunetica; professor of theology in Rostock (1629)
Gender: male
Kleinmann, Georg Freidrich, fl. 1634 - 1 - Gender: male
Kleinschmidt, fl. 1784 - 1 - Titles or roles: Conseiller de Régence to the Prince of Waldeck
Gender: male
Klenck, Georg, fl. 1647 1 - - Gender: male
Klenck, John, 1620-1672 1 - - Gender: male
Klengel, Wolf Caspar, 1630-1691 3 - - Alternative names: Wolf Kaspar Clengel
Gender: male
Klerck, Jan de, fl. 1586 1 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Maidstone
Gender: male
Klercks, Jan, fl. 1577 1 - - Titles or roles: Affiliated with the Dutch Church in London
Gender: male
Kletscher, Hendrik, 1632-1695 28 - - Alternative names: Cletcher, Hendrik; Kletscher, Hendrick; Cletcher, Hendrick
Titles or roles: Dutch secretary to ambassador Heinsius in Sweden
Gender: male
Klinchamer, Theodorus, fl. 1585 1 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Westerhusen
Gender: male
Klinckenborch, Davit, fl. 1621-1624 6 - - Alternative names: Clinckenborgh, Dauit
Titles or roles: Elder of the Dutch Reformed Church in London
Gender: male
Klingenberg, Poul von, 1615-1690 1 - - Alternative names: Von Klingenberg, Poul
Titles or roles: Danish merchant
Gender: male
Klinget, Jonas, 1626-1691 - - 1 Alternative names: Klingstedt
Titles or roles: Swedish diplomat
Gender: male
Klingler, Anton, 1649-1713 2 - - Alternative names: Klinger, Ant.
Titles or roles: thirteenth antistes or chief minister at Zurich
Gender: male
Köllin, Matthias, 1570-1612 1 - - Titles or roles: Klosterschulpräzeptor, Bleubeuren, 1592; professor of Latin, Waiblingen, 1597; vice pastor, Aurich, 1609
Gender: male
Klobusiczky, Andreas, d.1655 - 6 5 Gender: male
Klodt, Behrendt von, fl. 1602 - - 1 Alternative names: Klodt von, Behrendt; Behrendt von Klodt
Titles or roles: Livonian nobleman; participated in the Polish-Swedish War in Livonia, first on the Polish side, later on the Swedish
Gender: male
Kmochan Brandejský, Šimon, fl. 1629 - - 1 Gender: male
Knaplock, Robert, fl. 1710-1713 2 2 - Titles or roles: Bookseller
Gender: male
Knapski, Grzegorz, 1564-1638 - - 1 Alternative names: Cnapius; Knapiusz
Gender: male
Knatchbull, Edward (Sir), 1781-1849 1 - - Titles or roles: ninth baronet; politician
Gender: male
Knatchbull, Windham (Sir), 1700-1749 1 - - Gender: male
Kneller, Godfrey (Sir), 1646-1723 2 - 2 Alternative names: formerly Gottfried Kniller
Titles or roles: history and portrait painter
Gender: male
Knell (Mrs), fl. 1664 - 1 - Gender: female
Knöffel, Andreas, d.1658 2 - 7 Alternative names: Cneuffel, Andrzej; Cneufelius, Andreas; Knoefelius, Andreas
Titles or roles: Royal Physician to the Polish king
Gender: male
Knibbe, David, 1639-1701 1 - - Titles or roles: Theologian; preacher Dutch Reformed Church in Barsingerhorn (1663), Purmerend (1667), and Leiden (1667-1701)
Gender: male
Knible, William, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Knight, Ann, fl. 1767 1 - - Gender: female
Knight, Bezaleel (mentioned 1686 and 1690) - - 2 Titles or roles: brother of Mrs Elizabeth Foden (née Knight)
Gender: male
Knight, Elizabeth, fl. 1776 1 - - Gender: female
Knight, Frances, fl. 1682-1686 4 4 5 Gender: female
Knight, [?] Gavin, fl. 1686 1 - - Gender: male
Knight, Gowin, 1713-1772 4 - 2 Alternative names: Knight, Govin
Titles or roles: first librarian of the British Museum; physician and inventor of geomagnetic instruments; freemason; FRS
Gender: male
Knight, Henrietta, 1699-1756 - 22 - Alternative names: née St John; Henrietta, Lady Luxborough
Titles or roles: poet and letter writer; wife of Robert Knight (1702-72)
Gender: female
Knight, Isaac, 1654-1721 1 - - Titles or roles: of Langhall
Gender: male
Knight, Jane, fl. 1765-1770 6 - - Gender: female
Knight, J., fl. 1733-1734 1 - - Gender: male
Knightley, Lucy, 1743-1791 6 - - Titles or roles: M.P.
Gender: male
Knightly, Ferdinand, fl. 1616-1646 - 1 - Titles or roles: English lieutenant-colonel in the service of the States ('der Staten')
Gender: male
Knightly (Mr), fl. 1621 - - 1 Gender: male
Knightly, Robert (Sir), fl. 1684 1 - - Gender: male
Knight (Mrs Bezaleel) (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: sister-in-law of Mrs Elizabeth Foden (née Knight); wife of Bezaleel Knight
Gender: female
Knight (Mrs) (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: mother of Mrs Elizabeth Foden (née Knight)
Gender: female
Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824 10 1 - Titles or roles: art collector and writer
Gender: male
Knight, Robert, 1702-1772 2 - - Titles or roles: earl of Catherlough; Lord Luxborough; politician
Gender: male
Knight, Robert, fl. 1639 1 1 - Gender: male
Knight, Robert (Reverend), 1677-1747 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Harewood
Gender: male
Knight, Roger, fl. 1679 1 - - Gender: male
Knight, Samuel, 1677-1746 4 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary; archdeacon of Berkshire; D.D.
Gender: male
Knight, Spiner (Esquire), fl. 1815 - 1 - Alternative names: Knight Spiner; Spiner Knight
Titles or roles: Involved with the Committee of the Surrey Institution
Gender: male
Knight, Thomas, 1702-1781 9 - - Gender: male
Knight, Thomas, 1736-1794 2 - - Alternative names: Thomas Knight, junior
Gender: male
Knight, Thomas, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Knight, Thomas, fl. 1799 1 - - Gender: male
Knight, Walter, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: f the parish of St Laurence, Reading, Berkshire, and Staple Inn, London; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Knight, William (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Titles or roles: brother of Mrs Elizabeth Foden (née Knight)
Gender: male
König, Johann 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Königsmann, Robert, 1606-1653 2 - 1 Alternative names: Koenigsmann, Robert
Gender: male
Königsmarck, Hans Christoff von, 1600-1663 - - 2 Titles or roles: Privy Councilor of Sweden, General
Gender: male
König, Tobias, fl. 1649 - 2 - Alternative names: Konig; Koenig
Gender: male
Knijff, G., fl. 1697-1703 2 1 - Gender: male
Knijff, Jan, b.1667 or before 1 - - Alternative names: Jan Willems Knijff; Knijff, Johannes
Titles or roles: Clergyman, in Alkmaar
Gender: male
Köningk, Bathasar, fl. 1642 - - 1 Titles or roles: Abraham von Franckenberg's correspondent in Copenhagen
Gender: male
Knipe, John, fl. 1732-1734 - 3 - Gender: male
Kniphuysen, graaf van, fl. until 1726 - 1 - Titles or roles: graaf van Kniphuysen
Gender: male
Knipperdolling, Bernt, 1490-1536 - - 1 Alternative names: Knipperdollinck, Bernhard
Titles or roles: From Münster, Westphalia
Gender: male
Knipschildt, Philipp, 1595-1657 - - 3 Gender: male
Kniveton, John, fl. 1571-1595 1 - - Titles or roles: Servant of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Kniveton (Lady) 1 - - Gender: female
Kniveton, Thomas, fl. 1571 1 - - Titles or roles: Husband of Jane Leche
Gender: male
Kniveton, William, 1558-1632 2 - - Titles or roles: son of Thomas Kniveton and Jane Leche (half-sister of Bess of Hardwick); nephew of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Knobbeart, Michael, fl. 1687-1688 3 - - Gender: male
Knoll, Johann Eberhard, 1629-1689 12 - 1 Gender: male
Knollys, Francis, fl. 1666-1670 4 - - Gender: male
Knollys, Francis (Sir), 1511-1596 1 1 - Alternative names: Knolleys
Gender: male
Knollys, Hanserd, 1599-1691 1 - - Titles or roles: English particular Baptist minister
Gender: male
Knoringen, Jean Egolphe de, fl. 1568 - 1 - Alternative names: Johanni Egolpho a Knoringen
Gender: male
Knorr von Rosenroth, Christian, 1636-1689 1 - 1 Titles or roles: German Christian Hebraist and Christian Cabalist
Gender: male
Knowler, John, fl. 1746-1755 2 - - Gender: male
Knowles, Elizabeth, fl. 1634 1 - - Alternative names: née Willis
Titles or roles: daughter of Thomas Willis (1582/3–1666); wife of John Knowles; widow of Ephraim Davies
Gender: female
Knowles, Gilbert, 1667-1734 8 - - Titles or roles: Roman Catholic priest and botanist
Gender: male
Knowles, Richard, d.1675 or before 2 - - Titles or roles: Shipmaster; of Plymouth and Eastham
Gender: male
Knowlton, Thomas, 1691-1781 27 - - Titles or roles: gardener and botanist
Gender: male
Knox (Captain), fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
Knox, John, 1514-1572 1 - 3 Titles or roles: religious reformer
Gender: male
Knox, Vicesimus (Reverend), 1752-1821 1 - - Titles or roles: headmaster, Tonbridge School; writer
Gender: male
Knudt, Gillame de, fl. 1599-1604 4 - - Alternative names: Ghillam de Kudt; Gillame de Knudt
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Maidstone
Gender: male
Knuyt, Johan de, 1587-1654 81 1 - Alternative names: Knuyt, Jan de
Titles or roles: Administrator [bestuurder] from Zeeland; agent of the 'Eerste Edele' in Zeeland; close advisor to Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange
Gender: male
Knyphausen, Dodo II von, 1641-1698 - 44 - Titles or roles: Baron von Innhausen and Knyphausen; married to Baroness Hedwig Oriana Frydag
Gender: male
Knyphausen (sister of Dodo), fl. 1678 - 1 - Titles or roles: sister of Dodo II von Knyphausen; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: female
Knyvett, K. (Lady) 1 - - Gender: female
Knyvett, Thomas, 1596-1658 1 - - Titles or roles: de jure fifth baron Berners
Gender: male
Kobavius, Andreas, 1593-1654 2 - - Alternative names: Andrej Kobav; Kobal
Titles or roles: Jesuit, professor of mathematics in Triest
Gender: male
Kober, Tobias, fl. 1624 - 4 - Gender: male
Koch, Abraham, 1640-1696 2 1 - Alternative names: Constrom; Conström
Titles or roles: son of Marcus Danielsson Koch (1585-1657)
Gender: male
Kochanowski, Jan, 1530-1584 - - 1 Alternative names: Cochanovius
Titles or roles: Polish poet
Gender: male
Koch, Anton, fl. 1643-1646 - - 1 Alternative names: Koch, Antonius
Gender: male
Kochański, Adam Adamandy, 1631-1700 13 2 1 Alternative names: Adamandus Kochanski; Adamandus Kochański; Adamand Kochanski; Adam Adamandus Kochański; Adamande
Titles or roles: Polish mathematician; Jesuit
Gender: male
Koch, David, fl. 1666 - - 2 Alternative names: Coch
Gender: male
Kocher, J., fl. 1740 1 - - Gender: male
Koch, Heinrich, fl. 1654 - - 1 Alternative names: Cocceius
Titles or roles: father of Heinrich Koch (Cocceius) (1644-1719)
Gender: male
Kochlewski, Piotr, 1600-1647 1 - 1 Alternative names: Kochlevius, Petrus
Gender: male
Koch, Lucia (Frau), fl. 1644-1677 - 1 - Alternative names: Lucia; Lucke; Coch; Coccejus; Cocceius; née Oldenburg
Titles or roles: Sister of Henry Oldenburg; wife of Heinrich Koch (Coccejus)
Gender: female
Koch von Gailenbach, Johannes, 1614-1693 - - 1 Titles or roles: City father of Augsburg
Gender: male
Koch, Wilhelm, 1593-1657 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Johann Valentin Andreä in Sulz am Neckar
Gender: male
Koedijk, Hugo, fl. 1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: Burgomaster of Leiden; member of the senate of Leiden University
Gender: male
Koenig, Juan Ramón, 1623-1709 2 - - Alternative names: Conninck; Coninck
Titles or roles: Mathematician and cosmographer in Peru
Gender: male
Koen, Lieven, fl. 1575 2 - - Alternative names: Lyeven Koene
Titles or roles: Elder of the Dutch Reformed Church in Maidstone
Gender: male
Kohlius, Johann Petrus, 1698-1778 1 - - Alternative names: Kohl, Johann Peter
Gender: male
Kolde, Hermannus, fl. 1596-1597 2 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Reformed Church in Leeuwarden
Gender: male
Koler, Laurentius, fl. 1655 - 1 11 Alternative names: Laurentius Koler S.J.; Lorenz Koeler; Köler
Titles or roles: Jesuit; colleague of Kircher and Schott at the Collegio Romano
Gender: male
Kollonitsch, Leopold Karl von, 1631-1707 5 - - Alternative names: Collonicz, Colonitz, Kollonitz, Kolonits,Kolonić, Kollonich Lipót
Titles or roles: Count, cardinal of the Holy Roman Church, Archbishop of Kalocsa and later of Gran, or Esztergom, Primate of Hungary.
Gender: male
Kollowrath, Johann Julius von, fl. 1676 1 - - Gender: male
Koluen, Andries, fl. 1586-1587 4 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Halstead
Gender: male
Komenská-Cyrilová, Dorota, d.1648 - - 3 Titles or roles: Wife of Comenius
Gender: female
Komenský, Daniel, 1646-1694 - - 10 Alternative names: Comenius
Titles or roles: son of Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius)
Gender: male
Komenská, Dorota Kristýna Molitorová, b.1626 - - 1 Titles or roles: daughter of Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius)
Gender: female
Komenská-Figulusová, Alžběta, b.1628 - - 2 Alternative names: Komenska-Figulusova, Alzbeta
Titles or roles: Daughter of J. A. Comenius
Gender: female
Komenský, Jan Amos, 1592-1670 563 151 204 Alternative names: Comenius; Komensky; Komenskeho; Johann Amos; Jan Amos; Jean-Amos; Jana Amosa; J.A.K.; Neufeld, Ulrich; Newfeldius; Ulrich Neufeld
Titles or roles: Moravian pedagogue and pansophist
Gender: male
Komenská, Johana Gajusová - - 1 Alternative names: Jana Gajusová
Gender: male
Komenská, Magdalena, d.1622 - 1 - Titles or roles: Wife of Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius)
Gender: female
Komenská, Zuzana, b.1643 - - 3 Titles or roles: daughter of Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius)
Gender: female
Kometka, fl. 1656 - - 2 Alternative names: Cometka
Titles or roles: Chamberlain to the Swedish king
Gender: male
Konečný, Matěj, 1572-1622 1 1 - Alternative names: Konecny, Mathieu
Titles or roles: administrator of the church at Mladá Boleslav
Gender: male
Kooeije, Jan van, fl. 1581 3 - - Alternative names: Jan van Kooye
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Halstead
Gender: male
Koordes, Maria, fl. 1635 1 - - Alternative names: Kordes, Maria
Titles or roles: Widow of Berendt Koordes (Berend Kordes) in Hamburg
Gender: male
Kopecki, Daniel, d.1657 - - 3 Alternative names: Copecius, Kopecius
Titles or roles: Brethren student in Franeker
Gender: male
Kopidlanský, Jan Teofil, fl. 1657-1669 - - 2 Alternative names: Kopydlanius
Titles or roles: Printer in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Kopp, Eberhard, fl. 1656 1 - - Gender: male
Koprowski, Stanislas 1 - - Gender: male
Korff, Johann Albrecht von, 1697-1766 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Albrecht von Korff; Korff, Johann Albrecht, Baron von; de Korff
Titles or roles: Russian diplomat; president of the St Petersburg Academy of Sciences, 1734–40
Gender: male
Korff, Nicolaus von, fl. 1578-1602 - - 9 Alternative names: Nicolaus von Korff
Titles or roles: Curonian nobleman; Polish Oberst and council of Law; participated in the Polish-Swedish War in Livonia; awarded the Veste Kreutzburg (1585) by Stefan Bathory for his success in the battle of Kirchholm (1578)
Gender: male
Korfius, Johann, fl. 1633 1 - - Titles or roles: Herborn, Synod of
Gender: male
Kormann, Heinrich, fl. 1647 - - 1 Titles or roles: Author
Gender: male
Kornbeck, Johann Samson, b.1605 2 - - Titles or roles: Preceptor in Marbach from 1644 to 1682
Gender: male
Kornmann, Heinrich, 1625-1668 - - 3 Gender: male
Kornnauer, Martin, fl. 1650 1 - - Alternative names: Kornauer, Martinus
Gender: male
Kortholt, Matthias Nikolaus, fl. 1700-1701 - 1 - Alternative names: Kortholt, Matthieu Nicolas
Titles or roles: Brother of Sébastien Kortholt; Professor of eloquence and of poetry, at the Academy of Giesse (1700)
Gender: male
Kortholt, Sebastian, 1670-1740 2 1 - Gender: male
Koschwitz, Johann Daniel, fl. 1621 - 1 - Gender: male
Kos, Stanisław, d.1607 - - 1 Titles or roles: Polish nobleman; starost in Wandzel, 1590–1605; starost in Lemsal, 1598–1605; chamberlain [succamerarius], Wenden, 1599–1605
Gender: male
Koteritius, Janus, fl. 1588-1595 - 1 - Alternative names: Kötteritz; Koettericius; Kötteritz, Johann von; Kotteritius, Janus
Titles or roles: German poet
Gender: male
Kotter, Christoph, 1585-1647 - - 12 Gender: male
Kounice, Karel of, 1595-1630 1 - - Alternative names: Kounice, Charles de; Kounic, Karel z; Carolus b. de Kaunitz; Kounice, Karel von; Kounic
Titles or roles: son of Oldřich de Kounice
Gender: male
Kounice, Oldřich of, 1569-1617 9 1 - Alternative names: Oldricha z Kounic; Oldrich de Kounice; Caunicz; Kaunitz
Gender: male
Kozák, Johann Sophronius, fl. 1645-1647 1 - 10 Alternative names: Kozak, Jan; Kozack
Gender: male
Köprülü, Mehmed Pasa, d.1661 1 - 1 Alternative names: Mehmed Pasha Rojniku; Köprülü, Mehmed
Titles or roles: Supremus Vezirius; Grand Vizier
Gender: male
Krabbe, Johannes, 1553-1616 2 - - Alternative names: Krabbus, Johannes
Titles or roles: Mathematician
Gender: male
Krafft, Johann Christoph, 1605-1660 1 1 - Alternative names: Kraft, Johann Christoph
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Johann Valentin Andreä in Freudenstein
Gender: male
Krajnski, fl. 1662 - - 4 Alternative names: Krainsky; Krainski
Titles or roles: Lithuanian clergy
Gender: male
Krakovský von Kolovrat, Johann Franz, 1647-1723 3 - - Titles or roles: Count
Gender: male
Kram, Fritz von, fl. 1649-1650 3 - 3 Alternative names: Friedrich von Kram; Friedrich von Cramm
Titles or roles: Tutor to the children of Duke August of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Gender: male
Kranenburg, Magistracy of, fl. 1598 1 - - Gender: unknown
Kras, Lodewijk, 1597-1677 1 - - Alternative names: Ludovicus Crasius
Titles or roles: Jesuit, confessor to the Burgrave of Bohemia Bernhard Ignaz Martinitz
Gender: male
Krato z Hranic, Martin, fl. 1630 - - 2 Alternative names: Crato
Titles or roles: Master of Žerotín's household
Gender: male
Kratzer, Nicolaus, 1487-1550 - 1 - Alternative names: Nicholas Kratzer
Titles or roles: German mathematician; astronomer to Henry VIII; horologist
Gender: male
Krause, Friedrich, fl. 1622-1624 - 4 - Gender: male
Krawinckel, J. M., fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Kregel, Johann - - 2 Alternative names: Jan
Titles or roles: visionary
Gender: male
Kreidenmann, Johann Conrad, 1576-1655 20 6 36 Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Kreienberg 1 - - Gender: male
Kreihing, Johannes, 1595-1670 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, author
Gender: male
K., R. (Esq.), fl. 1687 - 1 - Alternative names: R. K. esqr.
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Christopher Roper (d.1689)
Gender: male
Kress von Kressenstein, Johann Wilhelm, 1589-1657 - - 2 Alternative names: Kres, Hans Wilhelm; Cressius, Johannes Guilhelmus
Titles or roles: Member of the Privy Council, Governor and Lieutenant in Nuremberg
Gender: male
Kretschmann, fl. 1670 - - 1 Gender: male
Kretschmar, Friedrich, fl. 1657-1676 5 2 9 Alternative names: Kretzschmar; Cretschmair
Titles or roles: Physician from Culmbach; envoy to London, 1657–8 of Frederick William I, Elector of Brandenburg (1620–1688)
Gender: male
Kretzmaier, Johann Balthasar, fl. 1652-1654 1 - - Gender: male
Krüger, Johann Peter, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: Kruger
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Johann Valentin Andreä in Ulm
Gender: male
Krüger, Oswald, 1598-1665 2 - - Alternative names: Oswald Krygier; Oswald Krieger; Oswald Kriger; Oswald Kryger
Titles or roles: Jesuit; Mathematician and instrument maker in Wilno
Gender: male
Križanić, Juraj, 1618-1683 1 - - Alternative names: Křižanič; Crisanius, Georg; Yuriy Krizhanich; Iurii Krizhanich; Крижанич, Юрий
Titles or roles: Croatian Catholic missionary to Russia, pan-Slavist
Gender: male
Körning, Johann Ferdinand, 1626-1687 2 - - Alternative names: Jan Ferdinand Körning
Titles or roles: Jesuit in Bohemia, traveler to Lapland
Gender: male
Krohne, Johann, 1615-1691 - - 1 Alternative names: Krone, Johannes; Krohnius, Johannes; Krohn, Johann
Titles or roles: Student and University Secretary in Helmstedt
Gender: male
Krokočínský, Matouš Theodor, d.1631 - - 4 Gender: male
Kronberg, Johann Schweikhard von, 1553-1626 - - 1 Titles or roles: Archbishop-Elector of Mainz, 1604-26
Gender: male
Kronegkh, Barbara von, d.1656 - - 1 Alternative names: Cronegh, Barbara von; Kronegh, Barbara von; Kronegg, Barbara von; Cronegg, Barabra von; Schenckh von Winterstatt, Barbara von
Gender: female
Krosniewicz, Baltazar, d.1624 2 - - Alternative names: Crosnievicius; Krośniewicki; Krosnowski
Titles or roles: Rector, Krolow Gymnasium in Krolow; Praeses, University of Basel
Gender: male
Krossig, Heinrich Philibert, d.1642 1 - - Gender: male
Kéroualle, Louise Renée de Penancoët de, 1649-1734 1 - - Alternative names: Queronaille, Louise de; De Queronaille, Louise; Louise Renée de Penancoët de Kérouaille
Titles or roles: duchess of Portsmouth (suo jure); duchess of Aubigny in the French nobility (suo jure); mistress of Charles II; mother of Charles Lennox, Charles, first duke of Richmond (1672-1723)
Gender: female
Škréta, Daniel, d.1654 - - 1 Gender: male
Krull, Konrad, fl. 1625 1 - - Alternative names: Krull, Cunrad
Titles or roles: Administrator of Mariental monastery at Helmstedt
Gender: male
Kruns, fl. 1641 1 - - Gender: male
Kruus, Johan Jespersson, 1614-1644 1 - - Alternative names: Johannes; Jesperson
Gender: male
Krzistanowicz, Stanisław, fl. 1605 1 - - Alternative names: Krzistanowicz, Stanislaus
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Lipsius in Mainz
Gender: male
Köth, Frederick, d.1690 - 2 5 Alternative names: Koth; Koeth
Titles or roles: Courtier of William Frederick of Nassau.
Gender: male
Kütner, Georg Johann, d.1667 1 2 - Gender: male
Kuchlinus, Johannes, 1546-1606 1 - - Alternative names: Cuchlinus
Titles or roles: Regent of the Leiden States College
Gender: male
Kuffler, Abraham, d.1657 1 - - Titles or roles: son of Jakob Kuffler
Gender: male
Kuhlmann, Quirinus, 1651-1689 2 2 - Titles or roles: German poet and mystic
Gender: male
Kuler, Johann Georg 2 - - Gender: male
Kunnowitz, Suffridus a, fl. 1593 1 - - Titles or roles: Soldier
Gender: male
Kunschius, Johann, fl. 1658 1 - - Gender: male
Kurier, Willem de, fl. 1589 1 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Yarmouth
Gender: male
Kurtzmann, Jan, fl. 1629-1639 - 1 - Alternative names: Johann; Jean
Titles or roles: pastor at the Church of the Eleven Thousand Virgins in Breslau
Gender: male
Kurtz von Senftenau, Jakob, 1558-1594 2 3 1 Alternative names: Curtius, Jacob; Curtius, James; Kurtz, Jakob; Jacob Kurz von Senftenau; Jakub Kurz ze Senftenavy
Titles or roles: Imperial vice-chancellor
Gender: male
Kuster, Ludolph, 1670-1716 3 1 - Gender: male
Kustoš, fl. 1630 - - 1 Gender: male
Kutsch, Gabriel, 1627-1679 14 - - Alternative names: Koets
Titles or roles: Secretary of the Provincial Executive of Frisia; wife of Anna Outgers (1637–1693)
Gender: male
Kutsch, Johannes Reinhard, 1667-1743 1 1 - Gender: male
Kuyper, David, fl. 1672-1677 - 1 - Alternative names: Kuper
Titles or roles: Gardener; correspondent and follower of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Kynaston (Mr Justice) 1 - - Gender: male
Kynnersley, Nicholas, fl. 1588-1589 2 - - Titles or roles: Servant of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Kynynmound, Gilbert Elliot Murray, 1751-1814 2 - - Alternative names: Elliott, Gilbert; Lord Minto; formerly Gilbert Elliot
Titles or roles: first earl of Minto; governor-general of Bengal
Gender: male
Kyper, Albert, 1614-1655 1 1 - Alternative names: Albertus Kyperus; Kiper; Kijper; Cyperus; Cuperus
Titles or roles: Professor of medicine in Breda and, secondly, in Leiden
Gender: male
Kyrlew, William, fl. 1500-1508 1 - - Alternative names: Curlew
Titles or roles: abbot of Langley, 1500-02
Gender: male
Kyvit, Sybrandus, fl. 1659 1 - - Alternative names: Sybrandus Kyvit
Gender: male

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