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Labadie, Jean de, 1610-1674 - 1 1 Alternative names: de Labadie
Titles or roles: French Pietist
Gender: male
Labbé, Charles, 1582-1657 1 44 - Alternative names: Labbaeus, Carolus; Labbe
Titles or roles: brother of Pierre Labbé (Petrus Labbaeus); son of Gabriel Labbé, Sieur of Monveron; in England, 1601; jurist; philologist
Gender: male
Labbé, Pierre, 1596-1678 2 10 - Alternative names: Labbaeus, Petrus; Labbe, Pierre
Titles or roles: son of Gabriel Labbé, sieur de Monveron; brother of Carolus Labbaeus
Gender: male
La Bergerie, fl. 1714 1 - - Titles or roles: pastor of the French Reformed Church at Hanover
Gender: male
La Bonninière, Sieur de, fl. 1593 1 - - Alternative names: La Bonniniere
Titles or roles: maître d’hotel of Catherine La Trémoille, Princesse de Condé
Gender: male
La Brosse, Ange de, 1636-1697 4 1 - Alternative names: Ange de Saint-Joseph (name in religion)
Titles or roles: Discalced (barefoot) Carmelite; missionary; orientalist; in the Levant, 1664-1679; served the Catholic parish of Amsterdam, 1679 onwards
Gender: male
Lacger, Hercule de, fl. 1652 3 - - Alternative names: Lagé, de; Laeger, de
Titles or roles: French scholar at the court of queen Christina of Sweden
Gender: male
La Chaise, François d'Aix de, 1624-1709 - 1 - Alternative names: François d'Aix de La Chaise; La Chaize, François d'Aix de, S.J.
Titles or roles: French Jesuit
Gender: male
La Chaise, François de (Reverend Father), 1624-1709 7 6 - Alternative names: de la Chaise, François; Chaise, François de la; Lachaise, François; Francois de La Chaise; Aix de la Chaise, François
Titles or roles: confessor of Louis XIV of France; French Jesuit priest
Gender: male
La Charlonye, Gabriel de, 1570-1646 7 - - Titles or roles: judge; mathematician; poet
Gender: male
La Chenais Bellard, de - 1 - Alternative names: Chenais Bellard, de la; Monsieur de la Chenais Bellard; De La Chenais Bellard
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at Descartes, Centre-Val de Loire
Gender: male
Lackington, George, 1777-1844 - 4 - Titles or roles: bookseller and publisher; third cousin of James Lackington (1746-1815)
Gender: male
Lackington, James, 1746-1815 - 3 - Titles or roles: bookseller and publisher; third cousin of George Lackington (1777-1844)
Gender: male
Lacombe, fl. 1640 3 - - Titles or roles: Minim friar
Gender: male
La Conseillère, Pierre Mèhèrenc de, 1645-1699 6 - - Alternative names: Pierre Méhérenc de La Conseillère; Pierre Meherenc de La Conseillere; Méhérenc, Pierre
Titles or roles: sieur de La Conseillère; minister, Alençon (1669); Pastor of the French Reformed Church, Hamburg; father of Pierre Emerence de LaConseillère (b.1688), physician, Altona
Gender: male
Lacoste, Bertrand de, fl. 1663-1674 1 - - Gender: male
La Croix, A. de, fl. 1593 1 - - Alternative names: de La Croix
Titles or roles: chaplain of Saint Jean d'Angely
Gender: male
Lacrosa, John, d.1705 2 1 - Alternative names: à Lacrosa
Gender: male
La Croze, fl. 1712 1 - - Gender: male
La Crozes, fl. 1713-1721 8 - - Gender: male
Lacye, William, fl. 1550-1593 - 1 - Titles or roles: Englishman in the service of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Lady ?, fl. 1673 1 3 - Alternative names: Unidentified Lady
Gender: female
Laen, Cornelius vander, fl. 1614 2 - - Alternative names: Vander Laen, Cornelius; van der Laen
Gender: male
Laen, Nicolaes van der, fl. 1615 - 1 - Alternative names: Nicolaes van der Laen, junior; Nicolaes van der Laen, the younger; van der Laen, Nicolaes; Laen, Nicolaus van der
Gender: male
Laen, Nicolaus van der, fl. until 1614 2 3 - Alternative names: Nicolaes van der Laen; Nicolaus vander Laen
Titles or roles: Burgomaster
Gender: male
Laet, Johannes de, 1581-1649 12 14 7 Alternative names: De Laet; Laet, John de; Laet, Joannes de
Titles or roles: Dutch geographer; husband of Jacquemine Vanlore (1587–1606), eldest daughter of Peter Vanlore the Elder (c. 1547–1627)
Gender: male
Laet, John de, fl. 1650-1659 3 - - Alternative names: De Laet, filius; John de Laet (junior); Laet, Jan de
Titles or roles: Son of John de Laet (1581-49)
Gender: unknown
Laet, Marcus de, fl. 1695 1 - - Alternative names: De Laet
Gender: male
Laetus-Veselský, Jan, 1609-1659 4 - - Alternative names: Laet; Laetus; Laetus, Jan; Leatus-Veselský, Jan; Veselský, Jan; Laetus, Johann
Gender: unknown
La Ferté-Senneterre, Henri de, 1599-1681 - 1 - Titles or roles: maréchal de France, 1651; governor of Lorraine
Gender: male
La Fontaine, fl. 1685 1 - - Titles or roles: French engineer
Gender: male
Lagerfeldt, Israel (Lord), fl. 1653 1 - - Titles or roles: ambassador from the Queen of Sweden; lord of Wygbyholm
Gender: male
Lagerfelt, Israël, 1610-1684 2 - - Gender: male
La Haye, de, fl. 1694 - 1 - Alternative names: Mademoiselle de La Haye; De la Haye
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: female
La Haye de Routot, de, fl. 1694 1 - - Alternative names: de La Haye de Routot
Titles or roles: Writing from Paris in 1694
Gender: male
Lahire, J.C., fl. 1685 1 - - Titles or roles: addressor, from Bordeaux, of letter to Pierre Bayle, 1685
Gender: unknown
L'Aime ?, S. (Dr), fl. 1704 1 - - Gender: male
Laiquier, Ph., fl. 1579 1 - - Alternative names: Languier; Layguier; Larguier
Gender: male
Laird, Francis, fl. 1811 3 - - Gender: male
Laistre, Louis de, fl. 1699 1 - - Alternative names: de Laistre, Louis
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Lake, Arthur, 1567-1626 7 6 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Bath and Wells, 1616; dean of Worcester; warden of New College, Oxford
Gender: male
Lake, Bibye (Sir), 1684-1744 1 - - Titles or roles: first baronet; grand-nephew of Sir Edward Lake (1596-1674)
Gender: male
Lake, Edward (Dr), 1641-1704 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; rector of Norton, Kent; chaplain and tutor to the princesses Mary and Anne, daughters of James, duke of York
Gender: male
Lake, George, fl. 1726 2 1 - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Lake, Gilbert (Reverend), fl. 1719-1729 16 - - Gender: male
Lake, John, 1624-1689 55 2 - Titles or roles: bishop of Chichester; bishop of Bristol; bishop of Sodor and Man; rector of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London
Gender: male
Lake, Richard, b.1650 2 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Thomas Pocock
Gender: male
Lake, Thomas (Sir), 1561-1630 1 1 1 Titles or roles: administrator and politician
Gender: male
Lake, William, fl. 1680 1 - - Titles or roles: curate of Whitley (Wheatley)
Gender: male
Lalande, Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de, 1732-1807 - - 2 Alternative names: Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande; Joseph Jerome Lefrancois de Lalande
Titles or roles: French astronomer; freemason; writer
Gender: male
Lallier, Jacques, d.1592 or before 1 - - Alternative names: Dupin; Du Pin; L’Allier
Titles or roles: Sieur Du Pin; Secretary of Henri of Navarre
Gender: male
Laloubère, Antoine de (fl. 1668-71) - 2 3 Gender: male
Lalouère (Père), fl. 1658 - 3 - Alternative names: Père de la Loëre
Gender: male
Lalouvère, Antoine de, 1600-1664 3 - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit, mathematician
Gender: male
Lama (Professor), fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
La Mare, Philibert, de, 1615-1687 1 2 - Alternative names: Mare, Philibert
Titles or roles: Counsellor in the parliament of Dijon, author, historian
Gender: male
La Masserie, Mme de, fl. 1684 1 - - Gender: female
Lambeck, Peter, 1628-1680 4 7 6 Alternative names: Lambecius, Petrus
Titles or roles: German historian; Emperor Leopold's librarian
Gender: male
Lambectus, Cornelius, fl. 1592 1 - - Gender: male
Lambe, J. 1 - - Gender: male
Lambe, John (Rev. Dr), 1649-1708 6 - - Titles or roles: Dean of Ely; Rector of Wheathamsted, Hertfordshire; matric. Sidney College, Cambridge, 1665
Gender: male
Lambe, John (Sir) (probably), fl. 1641 - 1 - Gender: male
Lamberg, Johann Maximilian von, 1608 or before-1682 or before 12 - - Titles or roles: Diplomat, Minister
Gender: male
Lamberti, Giovanni Gerolamo Arconati, d.1733 1 - - Alternative names: Saint-Léo; Saint-Leo
Gender: male
Lambert, John, d.1701 2 - - Titles or roles: sheriff of Yorkshire, 1699; relative of Major General John Lambert (1619-84)
Gender: male
Lambert, John, fl. 1774-1800 26 1 - Gender: male
Lambert, John (Major General), 1619-1684 2 1 - Alternative names: Lambart
Titles or roles: parliamentary soldier and politician; Lord Deputy of Ireland; Major General
Gender: male
Lambert, Nicolas, 1589-1681 5 62 - Titles or roles: Roman Catholic theologian; pastor of St-Sauveur, Lille, 1624-1627; pastor of St-Maurice in Lille, 1627-1681, the parish to which Antoinette Bourignon and her family belonged
Gender: male
Lambert, Ralph, 1666-1732 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Meath
Gender: male
Lambe, Thomas, d.1686 - - 1 Titles or roles: Linen draper and philanthropist
Gender: male
Lamb, fl. 1711 - 1 - Gender: male
Lambin, Denis, 1516-1572 2 - - Alternative names: Lambinus; Dionysius Lambinus
Titles or roles: Classical scholar
Gender: male
Lamb, Peniston, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: male
Lambrey, fl. 1819 1 - - Gender: male
Lamfranchi (Fr.), fl. 1650 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit; a purchaser, resident in Sicily, of Kircher’s books
Gender: male
Lamigue, Isaac, d.1728 1 - - Titles or roles: Walloon minister of Sneek, Friesland, and also of Franeker; tutor to young Prince of Orange; Walloon pastor, Leeuwarden
Gender: male
La Milletière, Théophile Brachet de, 1596-1665 1 - 1 Alternative names: Milleterius, T. B; La Milletiere, Theophile Brachet de
Gender: male
Laminit, Michael, fl. 1591-1596 1 - - Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
La Monnoye, Bernard de, 1641-1728 2 9 - Alternative names: Bernard de la Monnoye
Titles or roles: French lawyer; poet and critic
Gender: male
Lamoot, Joannes, fl. 1588 1 - - Titles or roles: Writing from Heidelberg to Jacob Cole the younger (Ortelianus), 1588
Gender: male
Lamothe, fl. 1679 1 1 - Gender: unknown
La Motte, Charles Pacius de, 1667-1751 - 1 - Alternative names: Charles Pacius de La Motte
Titles or roles: Proofreader for many printing houses, in Amsterdam, such as Wetstein and Smith, Changuion, Humbert, Paupie, Châtelain, and Mortier; publisher; from Montpellier
Gender: male
Lamott, John, 1577-1655 1 1 - Alternative names: La Mott
Titles or roles: Merchant
Gender: male
Lamoziniere, fl. 1805 - - 1 Gender: male
Lampadius, Jacob, 1593-1649 1 1 - Alternative names: Jacobus
Gender: male
Lampe, Henry, fl. 1736-1744 6 - - Alternative names: Lampe, Henricus
Gender: male
Lampe, Johannes, b.1620 3 1 - Titles or roles: Minister in Poederooien, Princenhage and Obdam
Gender: male
Lamphire, John, 1614-1688 2 - - Titles or roles: college head; principal of Hart Hall, Oxford; physician
Gender: male
Lamplugh, Thomas, 1615-1691 52 2 - Titles or roles: archbishop of York; bishop of Exeter
Gender: male
Lamplugh, Thomas, fl. 1669-1671 2 1 - Gender: male
Lampredi, Giovanni Maria, 1731-1793 1 - - Titles or roles: Florentine political writer; Catholic priest; author of works on egalitarianism
Gender: male
Lampsonius, Dominicus, 1532-1599 4 1 - Alternative names: Dominicus Lampsonius; Dominique Lampson
Titles or roles: Flemish humanist, poet, and artist; From 1558, secretary to successive bishops of Liège; Cardinal Reginald Pole's secretary in England
Gender: male
Lamy, François, 1636-1711 2 - - Titles or roles: French theologian
Gender: male
L'Amy, Hugh, fl. 1645-1660 3 3 9 Alternative names: L'Amy, Hughes
Gender: male
Lana de Terzi, Francesco, 1631-1687 3 - - Alternative names: Francesco Lana de Terzi; Lana Terzi, Francesco; Francesco Lana, conte de' Terzi; Lana de' Terzi, Francesco
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit, mathematician; natural scientist; professor of physics and mathematics, Brescia
Gender: male
Lancaster, James (Sir), 1554-1618 - - 1 Titles or roles: merchant
Gender: male
Lancaster, William (Dr), 1649-1717 40 4 - Alternative names: Provost Lancaster
Titles or roles: Provost of The Queen's College, Oxford; vice-chancellor, Oxford University, 1705-09
Gender: male
Lancelotti, Ottavio 1 - - Titles or roles: Monk in Olevetan Congregation, professor of rhetoric
Gender: male
Landas, Esdras de, fl. 1633 1 - - Alternative names: de Landras, Esdras
Gender: male
Landen, John, 1719-1790 2 - 1 Titles or roles: mathematician
Gender: male
Landge, ? Cons à 1 - - Alternative names: Landge à Cons
Gender: male
Landi, Gaspare, 1756-1830 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian painter; from Piacenza; worked with Pompeo Batoni
Gender: male
Landi, Ubertino, fl. 1730-1736 - 1 - Gender: male
Landor, William (Dr) 1 - - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Landry, Claude, fl. 1570 - - 1 Gender: male
Landsberg, Friedrich von, fl. 1672-1676 2 - - Gender: male
Landucci, Ambrogio, fl. 1659-1669 - 1 - Alternative names: Ambrosio
Titles or roles: Augustinian, Bishop of Porfirio, secretary to the Popes Alexander VII and Clement IX
Gender: male
Lane, Edward, 1605-1685 2 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Laneford, John 1 - - Gender: male
Lane, Henry, fl. 1636 1 - - Titles or roles: alderman, Norwich
Gender: male
Lane, Ralph (Sir), 1530-1603 2 - - Titles or roles: soldier; colonist
Gender: male
Langbain (Dr) (mentioned 1690 and 1700) - - 2 Gender: male
Langbaine, Gerard (Dr), 1608-1658 87 9 11 Alternative names: Langbain, Gerrard; Langbourne
Titles or roles: College head; provost of The Queen's College, Oxford
Gender: male
Langbain, Gerard, fl. 1656 - 1 - Gender: male
Langdale, Marmaduke (Sir), 1598-1661 1 3 - Titles or roles: first Baron Langdale; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Lange, Joachim, fl. 1652-1657 10 - 2 Gender: male
Langenmantel, Hieronymus Ambrosius, 1641-1718 5 23 - Titles or roles: Preacher and scholar in Augsburg
Gender: male
Langerffer, Daniel (fl. 1634) - - 1 Titles or roles: of Leiden
Gender: male
Langermann, Lorenz, 1595-1628 2 1 - Alternative names: Lagermann Jr.; Lagermann the younger; Langermann, Laurentius; Langermannus
Titles or roles: Dean of St Mary's Cathedral, Hamburg; Father of Lucas Langermann (1625-1686)
Gender: male
Langermann, Lucas, 1625-1686 6 2 1 Alternative names: Langermannus
Titles or roles: Jurist; Son of Lorenz Langermann (1595-1628)
Gender: male
Langes de Montmirail, fl. 1684 - 1 - Gender: male
Langes de Montmirail, Frédéric de, 1630-1697 65 26 - Alternative names: sieur de Lubières
Gender: male
Langes de Montmirail, Louis de, 1593-1657 7 8 - Titles or roles: Councillor in the Parliament of Orange; sieur de Montmirail
Gender: male
Langetl, Friedrich Christoph, fl. 1653-1655 1 - - Titles or roles: Musician
Gender: male
Lange, Villum, 1624-1682 1 - - Alternative names: Willem
Titles or roles: Professor of mathematics and astronomy in Copenhagen
Gender: male
Langford, Richard, fl. 1696-1701 10 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Beaumaris, Anglesey
Gender: male
Langham, James, fl. 1669 - 2 - Gender: male
Langham, John, fl. 1644-1645 - 3 - Alternative names: Langham
Titles or roles: Alderman Langham
Gender: male
Langham, William - - 2 Titles or roles: Author of 'The garden of health containing the sundry rare and hidden vertues and properties of all kindes of simples and plants' (London, 1597, repr. 1633)
Gender: male
Langham, William (Sir) 1 - - Gender: male
Langharne, Rowland (Major General), fl. 1646 3 - - Gender: male
Langhorne, John, 1735-1799 3 - - Titles or roles: poet; translator
Gender: male
Lang, Josephus, 1570-1615 - - 2 Alternative names: Lange, Joseph; Langius, Josephus
Titles or roles: Classical scholar; Philosopher; Mathematician; Physician
Gender: male
Lang, Karl Niklaus, 1670-1741 5 5 1 Alternative names: Langius, Carolus Nicolaus; Lange, Carolus Nicolaus
Gender: male
Langlade, Jacques de, fl. 1707 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician to Cardinal de Bouillon
Gender: male
Langley, Henry, 1610-1679 8 - - Titles or roles: Nonconformist minister
Gender: male
Langley, Henry (Sir), d.1688 2 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1653; of Shropshire (Salop)
Gender: male
Langley, John, d.1578 1 - - Alternative names: Langly
Titles or roles: Sir; goldsmith; alderman (1566–1587); Lord Mayor of London (1576)
Gender: male
Langley, Roger (Sir), 1627-1699 2 - - Alternative names: Roger Langley, senior
Titles or roles: of Sheriff Hutton, Yorkshire; second baronet Langley; High Sheriff of Yorkshire
Gender: male
Langley, Roger (Sir) (fl. before 1689/90) 4 1 - Gender: male
Lang, Petrus, fl. 1665 - - 1 Gender: male
Langren, Michael Floris van, 1598-1675 3 3 - Alternative names: Van Langren, Michael Florent; Langren, Michael Florencio van; Langrenus; Langren, Michiel Floris
Titles or roles: Dutch astronomer and cartographer
Gender: male
Langrishe, Hercules (Sir), 1731-1811 3 - - Titles or roles: first baronet; politician
Gender: male
Langton, George, fl. 1806 1 - - Titles or roles: brother of Peregrine Langton Massingbird
Gender: male
Langton (Mr) (mentioned 1691) - - 1 Titles or roles: Scotchman
Gender: male
Languet, Hubert, 1518-1581 102 17 - Alternative names: Languetus, Hubert; Langnetus, Hubert
Titles or roles: French diplomat and reformer
Gender: male
Langwith, Benjamin, 1684-1743 16 11 - Titles or roles: Rector at Petworth; Antiquary
Gender: male
Lanier, Nicholas, 1588-1666 3 1 - Titles or roles: English lutenist; composer; art dealer
Gender: male
Lannion, fl. 1687-1688 1 1 - Gender: male
Lannoy, Benjamin, fl. 1660-1668 2 3 - Titles or roles: English Consul at Aleppo, Syria
Gender: male
Lannoy, Charles de, 1644-1726 1 2 - Gender: male
La Noue, Johannes, fl. 1655 - - 1 Alternative names: Jean La Noue
Gender: male
Lansame, Marie, fl. 1614-1647 15 - - Gender: female
Lansberg, Philip Johan, 1560-1632 - - 1 Alternative names: Philippe van Lansberge; Philippus Lansbergius
Gender: male
Lanschot, Gerard, fl. 1630 - 1 - Alternative names: Van Lanschot
Titles or roles: Burgomasters of Leiden; member of the senate of Leiden University
Gender: male
Lansius, Thomas, 1577-1657 12 - 38 Gender: male
Lantin (Mr), fl. 1668-1669 1 1 - Gender: male
Lantschot, Hendrik van, b.1656 2 - - Alternative names: Lantschot, Hendrik
Titles or roles: watch-maker and surveyor, Middelburg
Gender: male
Lany, Anne, fl. 1674 1 - - Titles or roles: daughter of Mrs Layfield
Gender: female
Lany, Benjamin (Dr), 1591-1675 - 3 - Alternative names: Laney
Titles or roles: bishop of Ely, 1667; bishop of Peterborough, 1660; bishop of Lincoln, 1663
Gender: male
Lany, John, b.1618 1 - - Titles or roles: matriculated at Pembroke College, Cambridge 1634-5; called to the Bar in 1646
Gender: male
Lanyon 1 - - Gender: male
Lany, Thomas, 1625-1669 1 1 - Titles or roles: prebendaary of Peterborough and Lincoln
Gender: male
Lanzi, Luigi (Abate), 1732-1810 - - 1 Titles or roles: Art historian; archeologist
Gender: male
Lanzoni, Giuseppe, 1665-1730 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician from Ferrara
Gender: male
Laplace, Pierre-Simon (de), 1749-1827 1 1 2 Alternative names: Laplace, Pierre-Simon de; Pierre-Simon de Laplace; La Place, Pierre-Simon; Pierre-Simon Laplace; Place, Pierre Simon, Marquis de la
Titles or roles: French astronomer; mathematician; physicist
Gender: male
Lappius, Nicodemus, fl. 1652 - 1 - Alternative names: Lappius, M
Titles or roles: superintendent, Arnstadt
Gender: male
Lapthorne, Richard (fl. before 1735) 1 - - Gender: male
Lap van Waveren, Gijsbert, 1595-1648 2 1 - Alternative names: Gisb. Lap van Waveren; Lap van Waveren, Gisbertus; Gisbert Lappius von Waveren
Titles or roles: Lawyer, Utrecht; son of Jan van der Lappen and Barbara Baec; philologist; historian
Gender: male
Lap van Waveren, Pieter, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
La Quintinie, Jean de, 1626-1688 7 - - Alternative names: La Quintinye, Jean de; Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinie; Delaquintinye
Titles or roles: Horticulturalist; lawyer
Gender: male
Lardinois van Limberg, Jacob, fl. 1624 1 - - Titles or roles: Count of Limberg
Gender: male
Laren, Daniël van, b.1583 - 1 - Alternative names: Larenus; Daniel
Titles or roles: Preacher
Gender: male
Laren, Jeremias, 1590-1645 1 1 - Alternative names: Jeremias van Laren
Gender: male
Larke, Sampson (Captain), fl. 1659 1 - - Gender: male
Larking, John, fl. 1800 1 - - Gender: male
La Roque-Boyer, Jean-Paul, 1671-1732 12 12 1 Alternative names: Roque, Jean-Paul; Paul de La Roque-Boyer
Titles or roles: Student in Geneva, 1689; minister, Surrey, 1707; author
Gender: male
Larroque, Daniel de, 1660-1731 23 4 - Titles or roles: pastor in London
Gender: male
Larroque, Mathieu de, d.1714 1 - - Alternative names: Larroque, Mathieu de, le fils; Mathieu de Larroque le fils; Mathieu de Larroque the younger
Titles or roles: Pastor, Caule-Sainte-Beuve, Picardie
Gender: male
Lartois, fl. 1723 1 - - Gender: male
La Sablière, Nicolas de Rambouillet de, b.1656 2 - - Alternative names: LaSablière; La Sablieere; LaSabliere
Titles or roles: sieur du Plessis, de Lancey et de La Sablière; Son and editor of Antoine de Rambouillet de La Sabliere (1624-1679); Protestant; in Denmark
Gender: male
Lascaris di Ventimiglia e Castellar, Giovanni Paolo, 1560-1657 2 - - Titles or roles: Italian nobleman and Grand Master of the Knights of Malta
Gender: male
Lascelles, Francis (Colonel) (fl. 1655-59) 2 - - Alternative names: Lascelles, Frank (Sir)
Gender: male
Lasco, Michael, fl. 1668 - - 1 Titles or roles: Prophet in Hungaria
Gender: male
Lasicki, Jan, 1534-1605 - - 1 Alternative names: Łasicki, Jan; Lasicius, Johannes; Lasitius, Johannes
Titles or roles: Historian; theologian
Gender: male
Laski, Jan, 1499-1560 2 2 - Alternative names: Lasco, Johannes à; Lasko, Joannes à; Laski, John; Łaski, Jan
Titles or roles: Polish Calvinist reformer; superintendent of the Strangers' Church in London
Gender: male
Lassmann, Jacob, fl. 1658 - - 1 Gender: male
Lasson, Jacobus, d.1662 2 - - Gender: male
Lasso, Orlando di, 1532-1594 - - 2 Alternative names: Lassus, Rolando di; Lassus, Orlandus; Roland de Lattre
Titles or roles: Composer; Kapellmeister of Albrecht V in Munich
Gender: male
Lastanosa, Pedro Juan de, 1500-1576 - 1 - Alternative names: Jean-Pierre de Lastanosa
Titles or roles: Mathematician; cartographer; engineer; adviser to Philip II
Gender: male
Lastanosa y Baraiz de Vera, Vincente Juan, 1607-1684 7 - - Titles or roles: Collector, bibliophile, soldier, and a respected amateur painter
Gender: male
Lastri, Marco, 1731-1811 1 - - Titles or roles: Agrarian writer; from Florence; member of the Accademia dei Georgofili; translator of Grey and Delille; antiquary and collector
Gender: male
Léataud, Vincent, fl. 1634-1675 3 1 - Alternative names: Leataud
Titles or roles: Jesuit, mathematician
Gender: male
Latermann, Johann, 1620-1662 1 - 7 Titles or roles: German Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Latham, John, 1740-1837 1 - - Titles or roles: naturalist
Gender: male
Latomus, Jacques, 1515 or before-1596 - 5 - Alternative names: Masson
Titles or roles: Poet; canon in St. Peter's Church in Leuven
Gender: male
Laton (Mr) - - 1 Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, Emmanuel-Théodose de, 1643-1715 - 1 - Alternative names: Bouillon, Emmanuel-Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne, cardinal de; Emmanuel-Theodose de La Tour d'Auvergne; Emmanuel de La Tour d'Auvergne Bouillon
Titles or roles: Cardinal de Bouillon; nephew of Maréchal de Turenne; Grand Almoner of France (1671); Supreme Abbot of the Cluniac Order (1683)
Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, François Egon de, 1675-1710 - 1 - Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, Godefroy Maurice de, 1636-1721 - 1 - Alternative names: Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne
Titles or roles: French nobleman
Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, Henri de, 1555-1623 - - 2 Alternative names: de la Tour; Duke of Bulleyne
Titles or roles: Duke of Bouillon; Prince of Sedan; Count of Montfort and Negrepelisse; Vicount of Turenne, Castillon and Lanquais; Marshal of France
Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, Henri de, 1611-1675 - 6 8 Alternative names: Tour d'Auvergne; Turenne; Mar: Turenne; Turenne, Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte d; Tour d'Auvergne, Henri II de La
Titles or roles: Vicomte de Turenne; maréchal général des camps et armées du roi
Gender: male
La Tour d'Auvergne, Marie de, 1599-1665 2 3 - Titles or roles: Wife of Henri de la Trémoïlle; duchesse de La Trémoïlle
Gender: female
Latour, de, fl. 1630 1 - - Alternative names: De Latour; de la Tour
Gender: male
Latowski ?, fl. until 1731 1 - - Gender: male
La Trémoille, Charlotte de, 1599-1664 1 2 - Alternative names: Charlotte Stanley; Tremoille, Charlotte de La; de La Trémoille (née)
Titles or roles: Countess of Derby; daughter of Claude de La Trémoille ((1566-1604); wife of James Stanley, seventh Earl of Derby,
Gender: female
La Trémoille, Frédéric de, 1602-1642 2 1 - Titles or roles: comte de Laval
Gender: male
La Trémoille, Henri III de, 1598-1674 - 2 - Alternative names: Henri de La Trémoille; La Trémoille, Henri de
Titles or roles: third duc de Thouars; second duc of La Trémoille (1604); prince de Talmont et Tarente; son of Charlotte Brabantina
Gender: male
La Trémoïlle, Charlotte-Catherine de, 1565-1629 1 - - Alternative names: Tremoille, Charlotte-Catherine de La; Charlotte Catherine de La Trémoïlle
Titles or roles: Wife of Henri I de Bourbon, Prince de Condé; Sister of Claude de La Trémoille
Gender: female
La Trémoïlle, Henri Charles de, 1620-1672 2 - - Alternative names: La Tremoille, Henri Charles de; La Trémouille; Tremouille
Titles or roles: Son of Henri III Trémoille (1599-1674); Prince of Talmont and Taranto; duc de La Trémoille
Gender: male
La Trémouille, Henri de, 1599-1674 1 2 - Alternative names: Tremouille, Henri de la; Trémouille, Charles Henri de la; Henri de la Trémouille, prince of Tarente
Titles or roles: husband of Marie de la Tour d'Auvergne; duc de Thouars, de La Tremoille, and prince de Talmond et Tarante
Gender: male
La Trobe, Benjamin, 1728-1796 1 - - Titles or roles: Moravian leader; principal minister of Moravian settlement, Fulneck, Yorkshire
Gender: male
Latton, William, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: male
Latus, J., fl. 1616 - 1 - Gender: male
Lauban, Melchior, 1567-1633 - 1 3 Titles or roles: Born in Sprottau, Silesia; Rektor in Brieg; Teacher of Samuel Hartlib; Abraham von Franckenberg; Cyprian Kinner
Gender: male
L'Aubespine, Gabriel de, 1579-1630 - 12 - Titles or roles: bishop of Orléans
Gender: male
Laubmair, Andreas, 1538-1604 - - 1 Alternative names: Laubmayer, Andreas
Titles or roles: Professor, University of Tübingen
Gender: male
Laubmann, Jan, 1590-1647 - - 2 Titles or roles: Brethren minister
Gender: male
Lauder, George, fl. 1622-1677 - 1 - Titles or roles: English lieutenant colonel in the service of the States ('der Staten'); poet
Gender: male
Laud, William, 1573-1645 67 135 6 Titles or roles: Archbishop of Canterbury (6 August 1633–10 January 1645)
Gender: male
Laue, Andreas, d.1662 1 - - Gender: male
Laughton, John, d.1712 14 2 - Titles or roles: Cambridge University Librarian, 1686-1712
Gender: male
Laughton, Richard, fl. 1705 - 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Laugier, Alexandre-Louis, 1714-1774 1 - - Titles or roles: son of Jean-François Laugier (apothecary in Nancy) and Barbe Françoise Gérard; brother of Robert François Laugier (1722-1793); physician, Vienna
Gender: male
Lau . . . , Godfrey, fl. 1659 1 - - Gender: male
Launay, François de, 1612-1693 1 - - Alternative names: Launay, Francois de
Titles or roles: professor of law, Paris
Gender: male
Laune, Guillaume de, 1530-1611 - 1 - Alternative names: Delaune, William
Titles or roles: Reformed minister; physician
Gender: male
Launoy, Jean de, 1603-1678 - 2 - Alternative names: Launay; Launoius, Joannes
Titles or roles: French historian
Gender: male
Laurel, Olaf, fl. 1637 - 1 - Alternative names: Laurelius, Olav
Gender: male
Lauremberg, fl. 1654-1660 - - 2 Gender: male
Lauremberg, Johann, 1590-1658 1 - - Alternative names: Laurembergius, Joannes
Titles or roles: Mathematician; cartographer
Gender: male
Lauremberg, Peter, 1585-1639 - - 3 Alternative names: Laurembergius, Petrus
Titles or roles: Physician; professor in Hamburg and Rostock; writer
Gender: male
Laurence, French, 1757-1809 36 - - Titles or roles: lawyer; politician
Gender: male
Laurence, Roger (Reverend), 1670-1736 53 28 - Alternative names: 'Joy' R.
Titles or roles: non-juror and bishop of the non-juring Church of England; honorary M.A., Oxford
Gender: male
Laurence, Thomas (Sir), 1645-1714 1 - - Titles or roles: baronet
Gender: male
Laurens de Beauregard, Philippe Guillaume, fl. 1647-1670 2 8 - Alternative names: Pierre; Laurens de Beauregard, Philippe Guillaume
Titles or roles: Treasurer of Orange; marquis de Beauregard; comte de Bays; sieur de la Roche, Bressac
Gender: male
Laurens, Louis du, fl. 1659 1 - - Alternative names: Du Laurens, Louis; Laurens, Louis
Titles or roles: [Geneva, Pastors and Professors in]
Gender: male
Laurent - 2 - Titles or roles: Thought be receiving letters in London, 'chez Mylord Grentham proche Rohitehall'
Gender: male
Laurent de Touzelle, fl. 1702 - 1 - Titles or roles: Addessed as 'Mon cher frere' by M. Laurent de Touzelle
Gender: male
Laurent de Touzelle (Monsieur), fl. 1702 3 - - Alternative names: M Laurent de Touzelle
Gender: female
Laurenti, Giovanni Francesco 3 - - Titles or roles: Astronomer
Gender: male
Laurentius, fl. 1580 - 1 - Gender: male
Laurentius, Jacobus, 1585-1644 - 1 - Gender: male
Laurentius, Johannes, 1577-1638 4 - 2 Alternative names: Jan Lorenc
Titles or roles: Consenior of the Unity of Brethren
Gender: male
Laurentius, Johannes, fl. 1640 - 1 1 Alternative names: Jan Lorenc
Titles or roles: Student
Gender: male
Laurentius, Leonhard, fl. 1644-1652 51 - 16 Alternative names: Leonhard Lorenz
Gender: male
Laurenzi, Giuseppe, 1583-1647 8 5 - Alternative names: Laurentius, Joseph; Laurentius, Josephus
Titles or roles: Italian theologian; humanist
Gender: male
Laurin, Jiří, d.1649 - - 7 Alternative names: Laurinus, Georg; Laurin, Jiri
Gender: male
Laurin, Pavel, d.1663 1 - 2 Alternative names: Laurin, Paulus
Gender: male
Laurinus, Guido, 1532-1589 4 - - Alternative names: Guido Laurin; Guy Lauweryn; Justus Laureins [?]
Titles or roles: Jurist and philologist
Gender: male
Laurinus, Marcus (the younger), 1525-1581 1 - - Alternative names: Marcus Laurinus junior; Laurijns
Titles or roles: Humanist, collector, bibliophile, and numismatist
Gender: male
Lautensack, Paul, 1478-1558 - - 2 Titles or roles: German painter and organist, wrote on apocalypse
Gender: male
Lauterbach, Johan, fl. 1656 - - 1 Titles or roles: Envoy of exiles in Dresden and Berlin
Gender: male
Lauterback (fl. 1656-1658) - - 2 Gender: male
Lautereck, Leopold Ludwig, 1625-1694 - 2 - Gender: male
Lauzune (Monsieur) (mentioned 1690) - - 2 Gender: male
Lavater, Jean Henry, 1648-1719 2 - - Alternative names: Lavater, Johann Heinrich
Titles or roles: Swiss doctor; M.D.
Gender: male
Lavaulx, Jean-Charles-François, 1730-1769 1 - - Alternative names: Jean-Charles-François, comte de Lavaulx
Titles or roles: baron de Vrécourt; comte de Lavaulx
Gender: male
Laverny, Jacques, fl. 1686 1 - - Titles or roles: refugee physician in Franeker, and later in The Hague
Gender: male
La Ville, François de (abbé), fl. 1686 1 - - Titles or roles: abbot of Bellevaux
Gender: male
Lavington, George, 1684-1762 2 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Exeter
Gender: male
Lavinus, Venceslas, d.1601 4 - - Alternative names: Venceslas Lavinus d'Ottenfeld; Wenceslas Lavinius; Václav Lavín
Titles or roles: physician; tutor to Charles Zerotin during his travels
Gender: male
Lawarne, John - - 2 Titles or roles: monk, of Worcester
Gender: male
Law, James, d.1632 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Orkney, from 1605; archbishop of Glasgow, 1615; M.A., St Andrews University, 1581
Gender: male
Law, John, 1745-1810 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Elphin
Gender: male
Law, John, 1671-1729 - - 1 Titles or roles: Scottish economist; established the Banque Générale, France; responsible for the Mississippi Bubble
Gender: male
Lawley (Dowager Lady), fl. 1797 2 - - Gender: female
Lawley, Robert (Sir), 1736-1793 1 - - Titles or roles: fifth baronet; English landowner; politician; M.P. for Warwickshire, 1780; husband of Jane Thompson (1743-1816)
Gender: male
Lawlor, Lo., fl. 1721 1 - - Gender: male
Law (Mr), fl. 1732 - - 1 Gender: male
Lawrance, William, fl. 1826 1 - - Alternative names: Lawrence, William
Gender: male
Lawrence, Edward, 1633-1657 - 4 - Titles or roles: son of Henry Lawrence (1600-1664); pupil of John Milton
Gender: male
Lawrence, Henry, 1600-1664 - 6 - Alternative names: Lord President
Titles or roles: Lord President of the Council of State (12 Dec 1653-6 May 1659)
Gender: male
Lawrence, James, 1773-1840 2 1 - Alternative names: Chevalier Lawrence
Titles or roles: writer; knight of Malta
Gender: male
Lawrence, John (Sir), fl. 1664 - 1 - Titles or roles: Lord Mayor of London, 1664
Gender: male
Lawrence, R., fl. 1657 1 1 - Gender: male
Lawrence, Thomas, fl. 1671-1673 7 - - Titles or roles: of Chelsea
Gender: male
Lawrence, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1700 1 - - Gender: male
Lawrence, William, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Lawson, fl. 1730 1 - - Titles or roles: of Newcastle
Gender: male
Lawson, Gilfrid, 1675-1749 1 - - Titles or roles: politician; M.P. for Cumberland, 1702-05, and 1707-34; son of Wilfrid Lawson of Brayton
Gender: male
Lawson, Isaac, d.1747 1 - - Gender: male
Lawson, John (Admiral Sir), 1615-1665 1 - 1 Titles or roles: naval officer
Gender: male
Lawson, Richard, fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Lawson, Thomas, 1630-1691 1 - - Titles or roles: Quaker minister and botanist
Gender: male
Lawson, Wilfred (Reverend), fl. 1708-1714 2 - - Alternative names: Lawson, Wilfrid
Titles or roles: of Galtrum, Ireland
Gender: male
Lawson, Wilfred (Sir), 1601-1689 1 - - Gender: male
Law, William, 1686-1761 4 10 - Titles or roles: devotional writer; non-juror
Gender: male
Layer, Christopher, 1683-1728 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer; Jacobite conspirator
Gender: male
Layer, Christopher, b.1616, fl. 1645 1 - - Titles or roles: fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1640-1647; LL.B. 1640; scholar 1635; matriculated sizar from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1632
Gender: male
Layfield, Charles, 1649-1715 2 - - Titles or roles: canon of Winton; son of Edward Layfield, rector of Barnes
Gender: male
Layfield (Dr) (fl. before 1689/90) - 1 - Gender: male
Layfield (Mrs), fl. 1674 - 1 - Titles or roles: mother of William Layfield; wife of Edward Layfield, rector of Barnes
Gender: female
Layfield, William, fl. 1674-1679 4 - - Titles or roles: son of Edward Layfield, rector of Barnes
Gender: male
Laymarius, Anton, fl. 1649 1 - - Alternative names: Laymarius, Anthon; Laymarius, Antonius; Laymarius, Anthonius
Gender: male
Layng, Thomas (Reverend), 1748-1791 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Castor, Northamptonshire, c.1778; rector of West Deeping, Lincolnshire, 1783-91
Gender: male
Lazarus, fl. 1617 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; Writing from Antwerp to Jacob Cole the younger (Ortelianus), 1617
Gender: male
Lazius, Wolfgang, 1514-1565 - - 1 Titles or roles: Physician; historian
Gender: male
Lazzarini, Giannandrea, fl. 1770-1782 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian Catholic priest; from Pesaro; author of works of art history and architecture
Gender: male
Leach, J., fl. 1616-1618 3 - - Gender: male
Leake, Andrew (Sir), d.1704 - 2 - Titles or roles: naval officer; commander of the Ranelegh
Gender: male
Leake, Elizabeth, fl. 1527-1565 1 - - Titles or roles: Mother of Bess of Hardwick; wife of John Hardwick (d.1528); wife of Ralph Leche
Gender: female
Leake, F. M., 1773-1860 2 1 - Gender: male
Leake, Francis, fl. 1578 1 - - Titles or roles: Relative of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Leake, J. M., 1773-1862 1 - - Gender: male
Leali, Messalino, fl. 1800-1810 - - 1 Gender: male
Leapor, Mary, 1722-1746 1 - - Alternative names: Mrs Leapor
Titles or roles: poet
Gender: female
Leardo, Franco - 1 - Titles or roles: Genoese banker based in Seville; poet; involved in Sebastian Cabot's expedition to the Molucca Islands; correspondent of Juan Luis Vives (d. 1540)
Gender: male
Lea, R., fl. 1705 1 - - Gender: male
Leason, John, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Le Baillif, Georges, fl. 1620-1627 - - 1 Alternative names: Giorgio le Bailli
Titles or roles: Recollet; priest; missionary in Canada
Gender: unknown
Leberon, Charles de, d.1601 1 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Valence, 1574-1600
Gender: male
Le Blon, Christof, 1600-1665 - - 1 Alternative names: Christophorus le Blon; Christoph le Blon; Leblon
Titles or roles: Engraver and bookseller in Frankfurt
Gender: male
Le Blon, Michel, 1587-1656 9 - 1 Alternative names: Michael; Michel Leblond; Michel le Blond
Titles or roles: Diplomat; engraver; goldsmith; art dealer; translator and publisher of Jakob Böhme's work
Gender: male
Le Bourgeois, Esaie, fl. 1671-1672 2 2 - Gender: male
Le Caron, Louis, 1536-1617 - 1 - Alternative names: Charondas; Carondas le Caron
Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Lechasserus, J., fl. 1621 - 2 - Gender: male
Lechmere, Nicholas, 1675-1727 - - 1 Titles or roles: Attorney General, 1718-1720; politician; lawyer
Gender: male
Lechmere, Nicholas, fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
LeClerc, David, fl. 1620-1626 2 - - Alternative names: Le Clerc
Titles or roles: writing from Geneva
Gender: male
Leclerc du Tremblay, François, 1577-1638 - 1 - Alternative names: Père Joseph
Titles or roles: Capuchin friar; confidant of Cardinal Richelieu; éminence grise
Gender: male
Le Clerc ?, H., fl. 1807 1 - - Gender: male
Le Clerc, Jean, 1657-1736 364 512 - Alternative names: Clericus, Johannes; Le Clerc, Joannes; Jean Clerc
Titles or roles: Swiss theologian and philosopher; husband of Maria Leti (d. 1734), eldest daughter of Gregorio Leti (1630–1701)
Gender: male
Leclerc, Jehan, fl. 1549 1 - - Alternative names: Jean Leclerc
Titles or roles: writing to Plantin from Caen
Gender: male
Le Conte, Renatus, fl. 1594 1 - - Gender: male
Le Coq, Pascal, 1567-1632 1 - - Alternative names: Cocq; Gallus; Lecocq
Titles or roles: husband of Françoise Vertunien; botanist; practised medicine, Poitiers
Gender: male
Le Correur, Jean, fl. 1685 1 - - Alternative names: Le Coreur
Gender: male
Le Couteur, Clement, fl. 1672-1714 1 - - Titles or roles: dean of Jersey, 1672-1714
Gender: male
Le Daugnion (Count), fl. until 1661 1 - - Gender: male
Ledebuhr, M. Caspar 2 - - Gender: male
Ledgard, John, 1652-1684 2 - - Alternative names: Ledgeard
Titles or roles: rector of Ardley, 1682-84
Gender: male
Le Doublet, P., fl. 1604-1607 3 - - Titles or roles: writing from Scaliger's native town of Agen
Gender: male
Le Doux, fl. 1699 - 1 - Alternative names: Monsieur Le Doux
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Le Duchat, Jacob, fl. 1693-1698 1 13 - Alternative names: Leduchat
Gender: male
Ledwick, Edward (Reverend), 1738-1823 1 - - Gender: male
Leedes, Edward, 1627-1707 13 - - Titles or roles: headmaster of King Edward VI School, Bury St Edmunds
Gender: male
Lee, Francis, 1661-1719 - 5 - Titles or roles: physician; millenarian
Gender: male
Lee, George, 1690-1743 - 1 - Titles or roles: second earl of Litchfield; landowner
Gender: male
Lee, Henry, 1644-1713 3 - - Titles or roles: philosopher; Church of England clergyman; rector of Titchmarsh, 1678-1713; fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Lee, I. (Mr) (fl. 1691) - 1 1 Gender: male
Lee, J., fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Leemann, Burkhard, 1531-1613 - 3 - Titles or roles: Swiss theologian and mathematician; Antistes
Gender: male
Leernout, Jan, 1545-1619 - 1 - Alternative names: Lernutius, Janus; Leernoudt
Titles or roles: Humanist; Poet
Gender: male
Leers, Arnout, 1643-1701 - 2 - Titles or roles: Printer, bookseller, in the Hague 1667-1699, and in Rotterdam 1683-1701 and 1702
Gender: male
Leers, Reinier, 1654-1714 18 2 - Alternative names: Leeve, Reiner
Titles or roles: Printer in Rotterdam; published the works of Pierre Bayle
Gender: male
Lees, John, fl. 1793-1798 2 - - Gender: male
Lees, John, fl. 1650 1 - - Gender: male
Lees, Thomas, fl. 1684-1687 2 - - Titles or roles: rector of Faversham and Goodnestone
Gender: male
Lee, Thomas, d.1677 1 1 - Titles or roles: Chester Herald, 1660–7; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723 308 41 2 Alternative names: Leeuwenhoek, Antonie van; Leeuwenhoek, Antonie Philips van; Thonis; Leeuwenhoek, Antonj
Titles or roles: Dutch tradesman and scientist
Gender: male
Leeuwenhoek, Maria van, fl. 1723-1724 - 2 - Titles or roles: Daughter of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Gender: female
Leeuwen, Jan, 1665-1726 - 1 - Gender: male
Leeuwen, Pieter, fl. 1608 2 1 - Titles or roles: prosecutor-general of the Court of Utrecht
Gender: male
Leeuwius, F., fl. 1631 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Leewarder, J.J., fl. 1638-1644 2 - - Alternative names: Leeuwarder
Titles or roles: Watchmaker
Gender: male
Lefebvre, fl. 1625 1 - - Gender: unknown
Le Fer, Jan, fl. 1659-1679 - 2 - Alternative names: Janus Le Fer; Ioannis Le Fer
Titles or roles: Student in Philosophy, matriculation University of Leiden, 1659
Gender: male
Lefevre (Monsieur), fl. 1802 2 - - Gender: male
Leffenus (Mr), fl. 1657 - - 1 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of Isaac Vossius in Leiden
Gender: male
Lefèvre de La Boderie, Antoine, 1555-1615 - 2 - Alternative names: Le Fèvre de la Boderie, Antoine
Titles or roles: French ambassador in London, from 1606-1611; brother of Guy Le Fèvre de La Boderie
Gender: male
Lefèvre de La Boderie, Guy, 1541-1598 1 3 - Alternative names: Faur; Faber Boderianus; Guy LeFèvre de la Boderie; Guy Lefevre de la Boderie
Titles or roles: French Orientalist, Bible scholar and poet
Gender: male
Le Fèvre, Jacques, d.1716 1 - - Alternative names: de Bayeux; de Coutances; de la Bastille
Titles or roles: French Catholic theologian and controversialist
Gender: male
Le Fèvre, Jacques, d.1716 1 - - Alternative names: Jacques Le Febvre
Titles or roles: Archdeacon of Lisieux
Gender: male
Le Fèvre, Jacques (fl. 1663-64) 3 - - Alternative names: Le Feure, Jacques; Le Fèvre, James; Le Fevre
Titles or roles: tutor to the sons of Philip Wharton (1613-96)
Gender: male
Lefèvre, Nicolas, 1544-1612 1 - - Alternative names: Lefevre, Nicolas
Titles or roles: French philologist
Gender: male
Lefèvre, Nicolas, fl. 1602 - 1 - Gender: male
Leger, Jean, 1615-1655 - - 1 Alternative names: Legerus; Léger, Jean; Giovanni Leger
Titles or roles: Waldensian, theologian
Gender: male
Legge, Cantrell (fl. c.1606-29) - - 1 Alternative names: Chantrell Ley
Titles or roles: Printer to the University of Cambridge
Gender: male
Legge, George 1 - - Titles or roles: naval officer; governor of Portsmouth; first Baron Dartmouth; colonel of the Royal Fusiliers
Gender: male
Legge, George, 1642-1691 1 - - Titles or roles: first Baron Dartmouth; naval commander
Gender: male
Legnicki, Christian, 1618-1672 - - 1 Alternative names: Chrystian Brzeski
Titles or roles: Duke of Brzeg-Legnica-Wołów-Oława
Gender: male
Legnicki, Ludwik IV von, 1616-1663 - - 2 Alternative names: Louis IV of Legnica; Ludwik IV. Legnicki
Titles or roles: Duke of Brzeg since 1633 (together with his brothers until 1654), of Wołów (during 1653-1654 with his brothers) and Legnica since 1653 (until 1654 with his brothers, after this alone)
Gender: male
Le Gobien, Charles, 1652-1708 1 - - Alternative names: Père Charles Le Gobien
Titles or roles: Born in Saint-Malo; Jesuit (from 1671); in Tours and in Paris; secretary of missions of China
Gender: male
Le Grand, Antoine, 1627-1699 1 - - Titles or roles: French philosopher
Gender: male
Le Grand, David, fl. 1701 - 1 - Alternative names: Grand, David le
Gender: male
Le Gros, Charles (Sir), fl. 1614-1642 1 1 - Titles or roles: grandson of Sir Charles Cornwallis
Gender: male
Le Grosse, Robert (Dr), fl. until 1690 5 - - Gender: male
Lehmann, Caspar, 1563-1623 1 - - Alternative names: Lehman; Caspar Lehmann von Lewenwaldt
Titles or roles: astrologer; gem cutter to Emperor Rudolf II
Gender: male
Lehmann, G. H., fl. 1682 1 - - Gender: male
Lehmann, Melchior (fl. 1644) - - 2 Alternative names: Leheman; Lehemann
Titles or roles: Law student in Hamburg, friend of Epstein, Appelius, and others
Gender: male
Lehunte, George (Sir), fl. 1620 1 - - Gender: male
Leibfrid, Christoph, 1566-1635 2 - - Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Leibnitz, Christoph, 1579-1632 - - 1 Alternative names: Leibnitz, Christophorus
Titles or roles: Magistrate; from Grimma; deacon, St Sebald, Nürnberg
Gender: male
Leibnitz, Justus Jacob, 1610-1683 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Pastor; librarian of Nürnberg
Gender: male
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, 1646-1716 123 76 35 Alternative names: von Leibniz; Godefrid William; Godefridui Gulielmus; Godefridus Gulielmus; Godefried William; Godfrey William; Godfrid Gulielmus; Godifred; Godifrid William; Gotifred William; Godefrid Gulielmus; Leibneits
Titles or roles: German philosopher; mathematician
Gender: male
Leichner, Eccard, 1612-1690 5 2 - Alternative names: Eckard Leichner
Titles or roles: Physician; theologian; Professor of medicine, Erfurt, from 1646
Gender: male
Leigh, Charles, 1662-1701 4 - - Titles or roles: physician; naturalist
Gender: male
Leigh (fl. 1650) - - 1 Gender: male
Leigh, Henry, fl. 1673 2 - - Gender: male
Leigh, Jared, 1724-1769 1 - - Titles or roles: painter of landscapes and seascapes; proctor, Doctors' Commons
Gender: male
Leigh, Joseph, fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
Leightfoot, Cl. (Reverend) - - 1 Gender: male
Leigh, Theophilus, 1648-1725 1 2 - Titles or roles: lawyer; of Adelstrop, Gloucestershire
Gender: male
Leigh, Theophilus (Reverend Dr), 1694-1785 - 9 - Titles or roles: vice-chancellor of Oxford University, 1738; master of Balliol College, Oxford, 1726; brother of William Leigh (1694-1785)
Gender: male
Leighton, Narcissus Christoferus, fl. 1689 1 - - Gender: male
Leighton, Thomas (Sir), 1530-1610 1 - - Titles or roles: soldier
Gender: male
Leigh, William, 1691-1757 7 - - Titles or roles: brother of Theophilus Leigh (1694-1785)
Gender: male
Leigh, William, fl. 1711 1 - - Gender: male
Leigh, William, fl. until 1712 1 - - Gender: male
Leinberer, Wolfgang, 1635-1693 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jesuit professor of mathematics, Hebrew and Philosophy at Ingolstadt
Gender: male
Leiningen-Westerburg-Schadeck, Johann Anton von, 1655-1698 1 - - Gender: male
Leitam, Martino, fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Leith, Alexander, d.1732 1 - - Titles or roles: prebendary of Lincoln, 1706-32
Gender: male
Le Jeune (le Père), d.1685 1 - - Titles or roles: former student of Bayle at Sedan
Gender: male
Le Jeune, Martin, d.1584 3 - - Titles or roles: Printer and bookseller, Paris
Gender: male
Leke, Nicholas, 1682-1736 1 - - Titles or roles: fourth earl of Scarsdale
Gender: male
Leland, John, 1503-1552 - - 2 Titles or roles: poet and antiquary
Gender: male
Le Loyer, Pierre, 1550-1634 2 - - Alternative names: Pierre Leloyer
Titles or roles: Demonologist; friend of Ronsard; poet
Gender: male
Lely, Peter, 1618-1680 1 - - Alternative names: Faes, Pieter; Pieter van der Faes; Sir Peter Lely
Titles or roles: Dutch portrait painter, working in England
Gender: male
Le Maire, Jean, 1581-1650 - - 1 Alternative names: Lemaire
Titles or roles: French inventor
Gender: male
Le Maistre, Andre, fl. 1702 1 - - Alternative names: F. Andre Le Maistre MS
Titles or roles: Friar
Gender: male
Leman, Thomas (Reverend), 1751-1826 2 - - Gender: male
Leman, William, fl. 1641 1 - - Titles or roles: sheriff of Huntingdon
Gender: male
Lemarouff, fl. 1627 1 - - Gender: unknown
Le Marte, fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Lemell, Ludwig, fl. 1685 1 - - Titles or roles: of Hungary
Gender: male
Lemencenn, ?P., fl. 1628 1 - - Gender: unknown
Lemens, J. B. V., fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: unknown
Le Mere, fl. 1696 - 1 - Alternative names: Mere, Le
Titles or roles: Thought to be receiving letters at Descartes, Centre-Val de Loire
Gender: female
Le Mire, Aubert, 1573-1640 2 5 - Alternative names: Aubert le Mire; Albert Miraeus; Aubertus Miraeus; Hubert Miraeus; Le Mire; Mirre, Aubert
Titles or roles: Ecclesiastical historian; prelate
Gender: male
Le Monnier, Louis-Guillaume, 1717-1799 1 - - Alternative names: Louis Guillaume Le Monnier; Louis Guillaume Lemonnier
Titles or roles: Botanist; Natural Philosopher
Gender: male
Le Moyne, Etienne, 1624-1689 32 - - Alternative names: Le Moyne, Étienne; Le Moyne, Stephen; Le Moyne, Stephanus; LeMoyne, Stephan
Titles or roles: French divine; professor at Leiden
Gender: male
L'Empereur, Constantine, 1591-1648 20 9 - Alternative names: Constantin; Constantijn
Titles or roles: Orientalist; professor of Hebrew at Leiden
Gender: male
'Lenchen', fl. 1605 1 - - Gender: unknown
Le Neve, Peter, 1661-1729 20 10 - Titles or roles: herald and antiquary; Norroy King of Arms
Gender: male
Le Neve, William (Sir), 1592-1661 1 - - Titles or roles: herald and genealogist; Clarenceux king of arms
Gender: male
Lenfant, Jacques, 1661-1728 24 31 - Alternative names: L'enfant, Jacques
Titles or roles: French Protestant divine
Gender: male
Lenfant, Paul, 1625-1686 1 - - Alternative names: L'enfant, Paul
Titles or roles: minister, Châtillon-sur-Loing; died June 1686, Marbourg
Gender: male
Leng, John, 1665-1727 1 - - Titles or roles: Latin scholar and bishop of Norwich; fellow of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, 1688
Gender: male
Lenn, Andrew, fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Lennep, John Daniel, 1724-1771 6 - - Alternative names: á Lennep; á Lennep, Johannes Daniel
Titles or roles: professor of Greek, Groningen
Gender: male
Lennox, Charles, 1735-1806 - 1 - Titles or roles: third duke of Richmond, third duke of Lennox, and duke of Aubigny in the French nobility; politician
Gender: male
Le Noir, fl. 1683 1 - - Alternative names: Noir, Le
Gender: male
Lenormand, Thomas, fl. 1575-1576 1 - - Gender: male
León Pinelo, Antonio de, 1589-1660 - - 1 Titles or roles: Spanish-colonial historian
Gender: male
Lenseus, Jean, fl. 1589 - 1 - Alternative names: Lenseo, Joanni
Titles or roles: Published by Christophe Plantin
Gender: male
Lente, fl. 1655 - - 3 Titles or roles: friend of Caspar Schott; in Rome
Gender: male
Lenthall, John, fl. 1746 1 - - Titles or roles: of Burford, Oxfordshire; great-grandson of William Lenthall (1591-1662)
Gender: male
Lenthall, John (Sir), 1624-1681 1 2 - Titles or roles: politician; M.P. for Gloucester; lawyer; son of William Lenthall (1591-1662)
Gender: male
Lenthall, William, 1591-1662 13 599 - Alternative names: Speaker Lenthall
Titles or roles: lawyer; speaker of the House of Commons; Lord Lenthall; father of Sir John Lenthall (1624/5-81)
Gender: male
León, Thomás de, 1613-1676 3 1 - Alternative names: Thomas Dillon; Thomas de Leon
Titles or roles: Irishman, Jesuit in Granada, theologian, orientalist
Gender: male
Lent, Jan van, fl. 1695 1 - - Gender: male
L[enton?], Jo[hn?], fl. 1571 1 - - Gender: male
Lentulus, Cyriacus, 1620-1678 2 1 - Titles or roles: Professor of history, politics, and practical philosophy at Herborn; professor of church history and Greek at Marburg
Gender: male
Lenz, Salomon, 1584-1647 1 - - Titles or roles: Pastor in Regensburg
Gender: male
Leodius, Joannes, fl. 1569 - 2 - Titles or roles: Doctor of theology; counsellor to the Duke of Bavaria
Gender: male
Leon, Andrea de, d.1611 1 - - Titles or roles: writing to Magini from Pesaro, 1611
Gender: male
Leonardi, Ignazio, fl. 1650 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Leonardi, Leonardo, fl. 1573 - 1 - Titles or roles: Secretary
Gender: male
Leonartius, Gerardus, fl. 1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: Burgomaster of Leiden; member of the senate of Leiden University
Gender: male
Leonio, Vincenzo, 1650-1720 - 1 - Titles or roles: Lawyer from Spoleto, living in Rome; member of the Arcadia
Gender: male
Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1640-1705 9 13 14 Alternative names: Leopold I Habsburg; Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician
Titles or roles: Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, and King of Bohemia; son of Emperor Ferdinand III and Maria Anna of Spain
Gender: male
Leopold V, Archduke of Further Austria, 1586-1632 - 2 - Gender: male
Leopold William (Archduke), 1614-1662 4 5 5 Alternative names: Leopold Wilhelm; Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria; Leopold Wilhelm, Österreich, Erzherzog
Titles or roles: Spanish Governor of the Netherlands; son of Ferdinand II; brother of Ferdinand III
Gender: male
Leo X (Pope), 1475-1521 - 1 1 Alternative names: Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici
Titles or roles: Pope (1513–21)
Gender: male
Le Page, Antoine, d.1701 - 1 - Titles or roles: Pastor in Dieppe; exile at the Revocation; extraordinary pastor in Rotterdam (1686); ordinary pastor at the Walloon church in Rotterdam (from 1695)
Gender: male
Le Pailleur, Jacques, d.1654 1 2 - Alternative names: Pailleure; Pallieure; Pailleur, Jacques le
Titles or roles: French mathematician and poet; member (from 1637) and continuer (from 1648) of Mersenne's academy
Gender: male
Le Pen, Pierre - 1 - Alternative names: Pen, Pierre le
Titles or roles: Merchant; thought to be receiving letters at The Hague
Gender: male
Leplain, William, fl. 1791 1 - - Gender: male
Le Pla. (Monsieur), fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Le Pois, Antoine, 1525-1578 1 - - Alternative names: Antoine Le Pois
Titles or roles: French physician and numismatist
Gender: male
Le Poivre, Marcelin, fl. 1575 - 1 - Titles or roles: Suitor of Christophe Plantin's daughter, Catherine
Gender: male
Lequint, C., fl. 1701 2 - - Alternative names: C Lequint; C Lequinis
Titles or roles: Writing from Tournai in 1701; cousin of Anne Porters
Gender: male
Le Roy, A., fl. 1574 - 1 - Gender: male
L'Escale, Scipio de, fl. 1608 1 - - Alternative names: Della Scala
Gender: male
Leschhorn, Hendrick (fl. 1653) - - 2 Titles or roles: Alchemist based in Hamburg
Gender: male
Lesguillier, Nicolas, 1584-1662 1 - - Alternative names: Lesguillier, Nicholas
Titles or roles: Minim friar (from 25 July 1610)
Gender: male
Lesieur, Stephen (Sir), d.1638 4 - - Alternative names: Leysure
Titles or roles: Diplomat
Gender: male
Lesley, David (Lieutenant General), d.1682 1 2 - Alternative names: Lesly
Gender: male
Lesley (fl. 1720) - - 1 Gender: male
Lesley, William, fl. 1706 - 1 - Titles or roles: at Rome
Gender: male
Leslie, Alexander, 1580-1661 8 6 - Alternative names: General Leven; Lesley
Titles or roles: first earl of Leven; army officer and general
Gender: male
Leslie, Charles (Reverend), 1650-1722 5 2 - Titles or roles: nonjuring Church of Ireland clergyman; author of 'The Snake in the Grass'
Gender: male
Leslie, David, 1600-1682 - - 1 Titles or roles: 1st Lord Newark; General in the English Civil War and Scottish Civil Wars
Gender: male
Leslie, Henry, 1580-1661 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Meath
Gender: male
Leslie, John, 1630-1681 6 - - Titles or roles: seventh earl of Rothes; first duke of Rothes; politician and nobleman
Gender: male
Leslie, John (Sir), 1766-1832 15 - 2 Titles or roles: mathematician; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Lesno, van, fl. 1633 - 1 - Titles or roles: Count (Graaf)
Gender: male
Lesseville, Nicolas Leclerc de, fl. 1686 1 - - Alternative names: Lesseville, Nicolas II Leclerc de
Titles or roles: conseiller, Parlement de Paris
Gender: male
Lessius, Leonardus, 1554-1623 - 1 - Alternative names: Leys, Leonardus; Lessius, Léonard; Leys, Lenaert
Titles or roles: Jesuit; Professor of theology at the University of Leuven
Gender: male
Lestant, de, fl. 1699 - 1 - Alternative names: De Lestant
Titles or roles: Writing from Meaux in 1699
Gender: male
Lester, Henry (Major), fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
L'Estrange, Hamon (Sir), 1605-1660 2 - - Alternative names: theologian; historian
Gender: male
L'Estrange, Hamon (Sir), 1583-1654 1 - - Titles or roles: politician; father of Sir Nicholas L'Estrange (1604-55), Hamon L'Estrange (1605–60), and Roger L'Estrange (1616–1704)
Gender: male
L'Estrange, Nicholas (Sir), 1604-1655 1 - - Titles or roles: collector of anecdotes; first baronet; third but eldest surviving son of Sir Hamon L'Estrange (1583–1654); brother of L'Estrange, Hamon (1605–60)
Gender: male
L'Estrange, Roger (Sir), 1616-1704 3 1 - Alternative names: Lestrange
Titles or roles: English author; lampoonist; press censor
Gender: male
L'Estrange, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1624 1 - - Gender: male
Leszczyński, Andrzej, 1606-1651 - - 1 Gender: male
Leszczyński, Bogusław, 1614-1659 2 4 3 Alternative names: Boguslaw; Leszczynski, Boguslaw; Boguslaus, Count of Lezno
Titles or roles: count of Leszno
Gender: male
Leszczyński, Jan, d.1678 - - 1 Titles or roles: Chancellor of Polish kingdom
Gender: male
Leszczyński, Rafał, 1579-1636 - 2 6 Alternative names: Lesczyński, Rafal; Leszczynski, Rafal
Titles or roles: Palatin of Belz
Gender: male
Leszczyński, Rafał, 1607-1644 - - 2 Gender: male
Leszczyński, Władysław, d.1661 - - 1 Gender: male
Le Tellier, François Michel, 1641-1691 1 17 - Alternative names: Francois Michel Le Tellier
Titles or roles: Marquis de Louvois; French Secretary of State for War
Gender: male
Lethieullier, Smart, 1701-1760 14 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Leti, Gregorio (Signor) 12 1 - Alternative names: Abbe Gualdi; L'abbé Gualdi; Gualdus
Titles or roles: Italian historian
Gender: male
Le Tiller (Monseigneur), fl. 1647 - 1 - Alternative names: Tillier, le
Titles or roles: His Majesty's Counsellor at his Council of State, Paris
Gender: male
Letsch, Johann, fl. 1651 - - 1 Gender: male
Letta, Alfonso 1 - - Gender: male
Lettieri, Donato-Angelo 2 - - Titles or roles: Singer in cathedral of Gravina
Gender: male
Lettsom (Dr), fl. 1787 - 2 - Gender: male
Lettsom, John Coakley, 1744-1815 1 - - Alternative names: John Coakley Lettsome
Titles or roles: Physician; philanthropist
Gender: male
Leu de Wilhem, Constance, b.1633 1 - - Alternative names: Wilhem-Huygens
Gender: female
Leu de Wilhem, David le, 1588-1658 272 58 1 Alternative names: Wilhem, David de
Titles or roles: magistrate
Gender: male
Leu de Wilhem, Maurits le, 1643-1724 1 4 - Alternative names: Maurits le Leu de Wilhem
Gender: male
Leu de Wilhem, Paul le, 1591-1648 3 - 1 Alternative names: Leu de Wilhem, Paulus le
Titles or roles: banker
Gender: male
Leunenschloss, Johann von, 1620-1699 - - 1 Alternative names: Leunenschlos; Leunenschloß
Titles or roles: Mathematician, since 1654 rector of Heudelberg University
Gender: male
Leusden, Johanne, 1624-1699 2 - - Alternative names: Leusden, Johannes
Titles or roles: orientalist
Gender: male
Leuthold, fl. 1634 - - 1 Gender: male
Levasseur (Abbé), fl. 1675-1676 2 1 - Titles or roles: writing from Paris to Henry Oldenburg, 1675–6
Gender: male
Le Vassor, Michel, fl. 1696-1697 7 - - Gender: male
Leventhorpe, Dorothy 1 - - Gender: female
Lever, Henry (Reverend), 1607-1673 17 2 - Titles or roles: ejected minister of Branspeth
Gender: male
Leveson, Katherine (Lady) (fl. 1673-74) 1 - - Alternative names: née Dudley
Titles or roles: daughter of Sir Robert Dudley (1574-1649), mariner and landowner, and Alice Leigh (1579-1669)
Gender: female
Levesque (Mr), fl. 1669 1 - - Titles or roles: general treasurer of the building department of King Louis XIV (Bâtiments du Roi)
Gender: male
Levet (Dr) (fl. 1684) 1 - 2 Gender: male
Levett, Henry, 1668-1725 4 1 - Titles or roles: Physician at Charterhouse School
Gender: male
Levett, Richard, fl. 1725-1729 7 1 - Gender: male
Levett, William (Dr), 1644-1694 2 - - Alternative names: Levet
Titles or roles: Dean of Bristol; Principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford
Gender: male
Levier, Charles, d.1734 - 1 - Titles or roles: Printer and publisher, in The Hague; friend of Prosper Marchand; native of Senlis; worked in collaboration with printer Michael Böhm (c. 1715–16); worked in collaboration with printer Thomas Johnson
Gender: male
Levinz, Baptist (Dr), 1644-1693 18 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Sodor and Man; brother of William Levinz (1625-98), college head
Gender: male
Levinz ?, fl. 1730 1 - - Gender: male
Levinz, Samuel, fl. 1734 1 - - Gender: male
Levinz, William, 1625-1698 3 - - Titles or roles: college head; president of of St John's College, Oxford; nephew of Robert Levinz (1614–50), royalist agent; brother of Baptist Levinz (c.1644-93)
Gender: male
Levínský, Daniel, fl. 1629 - - 2 Alternative names: Lewinsky; Levinsky
Titles or roles: Brethren minister
Gender: male
Lewenhaupt, Gustav Adolf, 1619-1656 - - 1 Titles or roles: Major General, Privy Councilor of Sweden
Gender: male
Lewen (Mr), fl. 1645 - - 1 Titles or roles: Dutchman who was imprisoned in Naples in 1645 because he was traveling without a valid passport
Gender: male
Lewes, David, fl. 1708-1709 6 - - Gender: male
Lewes, Erasmus, 1663-1745 20 - - Titles or roles: cleric; vicar of Roche, Pembrokeshire, 1692, and Brawdy, Pembrokeshire, 1695; rector of Betws Bleddrws and vicar of Lampeter, 1695; relative of Edward Lhwyd
Gender: male
Lewes, William, 1652-1722 11 - - Titles or roles: landowner; antiquary; of Llwyndderw
Gender: male
Lewis, David, fl. 1702-1708 12 - - Gender: male
Lewis, Francis, d.1692 3 1 - Titles or roles: BCL
Gender: male
Lewis, John, fl. 1690 1 - - Titles or roles: corrector of the Press to the King's printing office
Gender: male
Lewis, John, fl. 1752 1 - - Gender: male
Lewis, John (Reverend), 1675-1747 50 20 - Alternative names: Rev. J. Lewis and the other churchwardens
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary; vicar, St John the Baptist, Margate, Thanet; author of 'The History and Antiquities, Ecclesiastical and Civil, of the Isle of Tenet' (1723)
Gender: male
Lewis, Richard, fl. 1680-1687 3 - - Gender: male
Lewis, Richard, fl. 1728 1 - - Titles or roles: of Queens Square, London
Gender: male
Lewis, Thomas, 1689-1737 2 - - Titles or roles: religious controversialist
Gender: male
Lewis, Thomas (fl. 1697-1702) 2 - - Gender: male
Lewis, William, fl. 1722-1729 9 4 - Titles or roles: bookseller, Covent Garden
Gender: male
Lewis, William (fl. 1695-1702) 4 - - Gender: male
Lewson, John (Sir) (fl. 1607) - - 1 Gender: male
Lewyn, Justinian (Sir), 1613-1673 1 - - Titles or roles: civil lawyer
Gender: male
Lexington (Lord) (fl. 1572) - - 1 Gender: male
Leybourne, ?H., fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
Leycester, Peter (Sir), 1614-1678 2 - - Alternative names: Leicester, Peter
Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Leyden van Leeuwen, Diderik Pietersz van, 1628-1682 - 3 - Alternative names: Leiden van Leeuwen, Dirck; Leiden van Leeuwen, Dirk
Titles or roles: Burgemeester of Leiden; member of the States-General; envoy
Gender: male
Leyden van Leeuwen, Pieter van, 1592-1654 1 - - Alternative names: Leiden
Titles or roles: bailiff and chief dike-reeve ('opperdijkgraaf') of Voorne
Gender: male
Leyen, Karl Kaspar von der, 1618-1676 2 - 2 Titles or roles: Archbishop-Elector of Trier and a Prince-Elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 1652 to 1676
Gender: male
Leyfield (Dr), fl. 1591 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Margaret Clifford, countess of Cumberland
Gender: male
Ley, James, 1550-1629 1 3 2 Alternative names: Lee
Titles or roles: first earl of Marlborough; judge; politician; attorney-general of wards
Gender: male
Ley, John, 1583-1662 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; religious controversialist; puritan
Gender: male
Leyonbergh, John Barkman, fl. 1667-1672 2 - - Titles or roles: Swedish Envoy to London, 1672; previously Swedish Resident in London; FRS, 1667
Gender: male
Leyser, Polycarp, 1552-1610 - - 7 Alternative names: Polykarp Leyser the Elder; Polkarp Leyser I
Titles or roles: Lutheran Theologian; Superintendent of Braunschweig
Gender: male
Leyser, Polycarp, 1586-1633 1 - 2 Alternative names: Leyser, Polycarp II; Lyserus, Polycarpus; Lyser, Polycarp; Lyser, Polycarpus; Leiser, Polycarp; Lyserus, Polycarp; Polycarp the younger
Titles or roles: Professor of theology, Leipzig, 1617-1628
Gender: male
Leyser, Wilhelm, 1628-1689 1 - 1 Alternative names: Wilhelm Leyser II
Titles or roles: Jurist; Son of Wilhelm Leyser I (1592-1649)
Gender: male
Leyser, Wilhelm, 1592-1649 - - 4 Titles or roles: professor, Wittenburg
Gender: male
Leyson, Morgan - 1 - Titles or roles: rector of Longworth, Berkshire, 1728; son of Morgan, of Llangan, Glamorgan; matic. Jesus College, Oxford, 1705-06
Gender: male
Leytem, William (fl. 1601) - - 1 Titles or roles: student of Johannes van den Kerckhoven Polyander (1568-1646)
Gender: male
Léger Antoine, 1652-1719 1 - - Alternative names: Leger Antoine
Titles or roles: Pastor, Chancy, 1680, then Geneva, 1684
Gender: male
L., H., fl. 1665 1 - - Alternative names: H. L.; Unidentified sender
Gender: unknown
Lhomme, François, fl. 1639 1 - - Gender: male
L'Hôpital, Guillaume François Antoine de, 1661-1704 21 18 - Alternative names: Hospital, Guillaume François Antoine; L'Hopital, Guillaume François Antoine de; Hospital, Guillaume Francois Antoine
Titles or roles: Marquis de l'Hôpital; French mathematician
Gender: male
Lhuyd, Humphrey, 1527-1568 2 - - Alternative names: Humphrey Lhuyd; Llwyd
Titles or roles: Welsh cartographer, author, antiquary and Member of Parliament
Gender: male
Lhwyd, Edward, 1659-1709 733 3229 8 Alternative names: Lhuyd, Edward; Lloid, Edward; Floid, Edward; Floyd, Edward; Fluid, Edward; Lloyd, Edward; Llwyd, Edward; Luid, Edward; Luidius, Edward; Lhwyd, Ned; Lhwyd, Neddy; Owen, Meredyth; Gabriel
Titles or roles: naturalist and philologist; keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Gender: male
Lhwyd, Edward, fl. 1697 - 1 - Titles or roles: schoolmaster at Swansea?
Gender: male
Liébault, Nicolas-François, 1716-1800 7 3 - Alternative names: Nicolas-François-Xavier Liébault; Liébault, Nicolas-François-Xavier
Gender: male
Libelicky, Johannes Decanus, fl. 1654 1 - - Gender: male
Libelli, Jacintho, fl. 1673 1 - - Alternative names: Iacintho
Titles or roles: Archbishop, theologian
Gender: male
Libert (fl. 1636) - - 2 Gender: male
Libertozzi, Filippo, b.1652, fl. 1670 4 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, traveler to India, missionary
Gender: male
Libhart, Heinrich (fl. 1659) 1 - 5 Alternative names: Liebhart
Gender: male
Libánský, Jan, d.1629 - - 2 Alternative names: Iohannes
Gender: male
Licetus, Fortunius 2 - - Gender: male
Lichfield, Burgesses of - 1 - Alternative names: Burgesses of Lichfield
Gender: male
Lichfield, Leonard, d.1744 - - 2 Titles or roles: printer
Gender: male
Lichtenstein, Karl I von, 1569-1627 - 3 - Alternative names: Charles de Lichtenstein; Charles von Lichtenstein; Monsyeur de Leychsteyn
Titles or roles: Prince of Liechtenstein
Gender: male
Licques, M.C. de, fl. 1641-1648 3 - - Gender: unknown
Liddal (Mr), fl. 1624 - 1 - Gender: male
Liddal, William - - 2 Alternative names: Lyddall
Titles or roles: ward of Elizabeth Grey, countess of Kent and then of John Selden
Gender: male
Liddel, Duncan, 1561-1613 1 1 - Titles or roles: Scottish mathematician and physician
Gender: male
Liddell, Henry, fl. 1679 - 2 - Gender: male
Liebe, Christian Sigismund, 1687-1736 2 - - Titles or roles: German antiquarian
Gender: male
Liebergen, Diederik, d.1705 - 1 - Gender: male
Liebergen, Willem, fl. 1637-1645 1 - - Gender: male
Liechtenstein, Dorothea Anna Maria von, 1619-1666 1 - - Alternative names: Lodron
Titles or roles: Princess
Gender: female
Liechtenstein, Ferdinad Johann von, 1622-1666 19 1 - Alternative names: Lichtenstein
Titles or roles: Prince
Gender: male
Liefferts, Helena, fl. 1641-1672 6 - - Alternative names: Halling; Lieffen, Helena
Gender: female
Liefhebber, Jasper, fl. 1622-1637 2 - - Titles or roles: Vice-Admiral
Gender: male
Liefvelt, Anna Maria, fl. 1644 1 - - Titles or roles: Wife of Balthasar Hoefnagel, uncle of Constantijn Huygens
Gender: female
Liegnitz-Brieg-Wohlau, Charlotte von, 1652-1707 1 - - Titles or roles: hertogin van Sleeswijk-Holstein-Sonderburg-Wiesenburg
Gender: female
Liegnitz, Georg Rudolf von (Herzog), 1595-1653 - - 2 Alternative names: Georg Rudolf von Liegnitz; George Rudolf of Liegnitz; Legnicki, Jerzy Rudolf; Georg Rudolf Schlesien-Liegnitz-Brieg, Herzog; Jerzy Rudolf Legnicki
Titles or roles: Duke of Liegnitz-Wohlau (present-day Legnica-Wołów), 1602–53; humanist, patron of arts, composer and poet; Upper Governor of Silesia, from 1621–8 and from 1641
Gender: male
Liere, Petro Van, fl. 1575 - 1 - Alternative names: Pierre Van Liere
Titles or roles: Municipal counsellor
Gender: male
Liere, Willem, 1588-1649 2 2 - Titles or roles: ambassador to Venice and Paris
Gender: male
Liere, Willem, 1620-1654 1 - - Gender: male
Liesvelt, Thierry van, fl. 1580 - 1 - Titles or roles: Jurisconsult in Brussels; chancellor of Brabant (1579)
Gender: male
Lieuwes, Hijlck, fl. 1671 - 2 - Titles or roles: wife of Rinke Teetseso; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: female
Lievens, Jan, 1546-1599 - 1 - Alternative names: Livineius
Gender: male
Liewes, Sikke, fl. 1672 1 1 - Alternative names: Lieuwes, Sicke
Titles or roles: correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Lightfoot, Gyles, fl. 1656 - 1 - Gender: male
Lightfoot, John, 1602-1675 2 - 4 Titles or roles: Hebraist and biblical scholar; rector of Much Munden, Hertfordshire
Gender: male
Lightfoot, John, 1735-1788 4 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and naturalist
Gender: male
Ligne, Jean Frederic, de, fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Ligniville d'Autricourt, Anne-Catherine de, 1722-1800 1 1 - Alternative names: Anne-Catherine de Ligniville; Madame Helvétius; Helvetius; Minette; Anne-Catherine de Ligniville d'Autricourt
Titles or roles: wife of Claude Adrien Helvétius
Gender: female
Ligorio, Pirro, 1514 or before-1583 - - 1 Titles or roles: Italian architect, painter, antiquarian, and garden designer
Gender: male
Lilburne, John (Colonel), 1615-1657 1 - - Titles or roles: parliamentarian and soldier; Leveller; brother of Robert Lilburne (1614-65)
Gender: male
Lilburne, Robert (Colonel), 1614-1665 2 1 - Titles or roles: regicide; deputy major-general; brother of John Lilburne (1615?–57)
Gender: male
Lillieström, Johann Nicodemi, 1597-1657 - 7 4 Alternative names: Johannes Nicodemi Ahus; ahusen
Titles or roles: Swedish diplomat
Gender: male
Lillingstone, Henry (Colonel), 1620-1676 1 - - Alternative names: Lillingston
Titles or roles: father of Luke Lillingstone (1653-1713)
Gender: male
Lilly, William, 1602-1681 77 4 9 Alternative names: Lillie
Titles or roles: Astrologer
Gender: male
Lima, De, fl. 1714 1 - - Alternative names: De Lima
Gender: male
Limburg, 1593-1661 - 1 - Titles or roles: graaf van Limburg Stirum; graaf van Bronckhorst; heer van Wisch en Lichtenvoorde
Gender: male
Limburg Stirum, Frederik Willem van, 1649-1722 1 - - Gender: male
Limburg Stirum, Herman Otto, 1592-1644 5 - - Titles or roles: Commissioner-General of the cavalry; graaf van Limburg Styrum
Gender: male
Limburg-Stirum, Maria Magdalena van, 1632-1707 1 - - Gender: female
Limburg-Stirum, Otto von, 1620-1679 2 1 - Alternative names: Otto of Limburg-Styrum; Limburg Stirum, Otto van
Titles or roles: Graaf van Limburg Stirum
Gender: male
Limerius, M. F., fl. 1614-1619 - 4 - Titles or roles: in Paris
Gender: male
Limnäus, Georg, 1554-1611 1 - - Alternative names: Georg Limnaus; Georg Limnaeus
Titles or roles: Mathematician; Professor at Jena
Gender: male
Limnäus, Johannes, 1592-1663 - - 1 Alternative names: Limnaeus, Johannes; Limnaeus, Joannes; Limnaeus, Johann
Titles or roles: Lawyer; chamberlain
Gender: male
Limojon, Alexandre-Toussaint de, 1630-1689 2 - - Alternative names: Alexandre-Toussaint de Limojon de Saint-Didier
Titles or roles: French alchemist and diplomat; Secretary of the Embassy of France to Venice, 1672-77
Gender: male
Linacre, Thomas, d.1524 - 1 2 Alternative names: Lynaker
Titles or roles: Humanist; physician; founder of the Royal College of Physicians; tutor of Arthur, Prince of Wales; physician to Henry VIII
Gender: male
Linck, Johann Heinrich, 1674-1734 1 1 - Alternative names: Johann Heinrich Linck der Ältere; Johann Heinrich Linck the Elder
Titles or roles: Apothecary; Naturalist
Gender: male
Lindanus, Wilhelm Damasus, 1525-1588 1 5 - Alternative names: Lindanus, Wilhelm Damas; van der Lindt; Guillaume Lindanus
Titles or roles: Bishop of Roermond; Bishop of Ghent, 1588; son of Damasus van der Lint
Gender: male
Linde, Adrian von der, 1610-1682 - 1 - Alternative names: von der Linde
Titles or roles: Patrician from Danzig
Gender: male
Linde, Georg, fl. 1652 3 - 1 Gender: male
Linde, Lucas de, 1625-1660 5 - 3 Alternative names: de Linda, Lucas; Linde, L. van der; van der Linde, L.
Gender: male
Lindemius, Johannes, d.1573 1 - - Alternative names: Lindaemius; Lindensis
Titles or roles: minister at Emden (1568–1573); master of the Latin school in Emden
Gender: male
Linden, Antonius van der, fl. 1647 - 2 - Gender: male
Lindenbrog, Friedrich, 1573-1648 19 21 1 Alternative names: Lindenberg, Frederic; Lindenburg; Lindenbrogius, Frid.; Lindenbruch, Frid.; Lindenbrogius, Fridericus; Tiliobroga
Titles or roles: brother of Henricus Lindenbrogius; matric. in law at Leiden; German lawyer and philologist
Gender: male
Lindenbrogius, Henricus, 1570-1642 - 9 - Alternative names: Lindenbrog, Heinrich; Lindenbrog; Lindenbruch; Tiliobroga
Titles or roles: elder brother of Fridericus Lindenbrogius (1573-1648)
Gender: male
Linden, Jan Antonides van der, 1609-1664 - 4 - Alternative names: Vander Linden, Antonius; Vander Linden, James Anthony; Vander Linden, John Ant
Titles or roles: Dutch physician; botanist
Gender: male
Lindenov, Christoffer, fl. 1668-1672 1 - - Titles or roles: Danish Envoy to London, 1668–72; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Lindenow, Christina, fl. 1600 - 1 - Gender: female
Linden, van, fl. 1657 - 1 - Titles or roles: Baron de Linden; magistrate in Liège
Gender: male
Lindesay (Reverend Mr), fl. 1731 - 1 - Gender: male
Lindner, Kaspar, fl. 1621 - 1 - Alternative names: Caspar Lindner
Titles or roles: Customs official
Gender: male
Lindsay, Alexander, 1618-1659 - 3 - Titles or roles: first earl of Balcarres; Lord Lindsay of Balcarres; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Lindsay, David (mentioned 1703) - - 1 Titles or roles: of Edinburgh
Gender: male
Lindsay, John, 1596-1678 1 1 - Alternative names: known as earl of Crawford-Lindsay
Titles or roles: seventeenth earl of Crawford and first earl of Lindsay; politician
Gender: male
Lindsay, John (Reverend), 1686-1768 7 4 - Titles or roles: nonjuring Church of England clergyman; writer
Gender: male
Lindsay, Ludovic, 1600-1652 1 - - Titles or roles: sixteenth earl of Crawford; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Lindsay, Thomas, 1656-1724 42 - - Alternative names: Lindesay
Titles or roles: Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh; bishop of Killaloe and Raphoe
Gender: male
Lindsell, Augustine (Dr), d.1634 1 - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Hereford; dean of Lichfield; bishop of Peterborough
Gender: male
Lindsey, James, fl. 1714 1 - - Gender: male
Lindsey, Samuel, fl. 1714 - 1 - Titles or roles: of University College
Gender: male
Lindt, Ewoud de, 1645-1683 2 32 - Alternative names: Lindt, Ewoud
Titles or roles: Accountant/bookkeeper for a merchant; follower of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Line, Francis, 1596-1675 6 2 1 Alternative names: Linus of Liège
Titles or roles: English Jesuit priest; scientist and natural philospher; teacher of mathematics and gnomonology at the English Jesuit college at Liège
Gender: male
Linemann, Albrecht, 1603-1658 - 1 4 Alternative names: Albert Linemann; Linnemanus
Titles or roles: Professor of mathematics in Königsberg [Kaliningrad]
Gender: male
Lingelsheim, Georg Michael, 1556-1636 44 61 - Alternative names: Lingelshemius
Titles or roles: counsellor to the Elector Palatine in Heidelberg
Gender: male
Lingen, Henry (Sir), 1612-1662 - - 1 Titles or roles: Royalist army officer
Gender: male
Linnich, fl. 1668 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: unknown
Linnius, Bernhardus 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Linon, H., fl. 1706 1 - - Gender: male
Linsselius, Pierre, fl. 1630 - 1 - Alternative names: Pierre Linsselius
Gender: male
Lintelo, Arnold van, fl. 1664 2 - - Alternative names: Arnold van Lintelo
Gender: male
Lintelo, Willem van, d.1658 2 - - Titles or roles: Nobleman, in Gelderland
Gender: male
Lintot, Barnaby Bernard, 1675-1736 1 - - Alternative names: Lintott
Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Lionne, Hugues de, 1611-1671 6 47 - Alternative names: Hugues Lionne
Titles or roles: French statesman; marquis de Berny
Gender: male
Lipena, Václav, fl. 1629 - - 2 Alternative names: Wenceslaus
Titles or roles: Brethren minister
Gender: male
Lippay, Georg, 1600-1666 - 1 - Alternative names: Lippay, György
Titles or roles: primas of Hungary; bishop of Veszprém, Eger and archbishop of Esztergom (Gran); count of Sombor
Gender: male
Lipsius, Justus, 1547-1606 98 47 13 Alternative names: Lips, Joest; Lips, Joose; Lips, Josse; Lipse, Juste
Titles or roles: Flemish philologist; humanist
Gender: male
Lipstorp, Daniel, 1631-1684 3 3 1 Alternative names: Lipstorpius, Daniel
Titles or roles: German lawyer, astronomer and scholar; in Lübeck, Rostock and a student in Leiden; court mathematician in Weimar; jurist
Gender: male
Lira, Emanuel de, d.1693 - 1 - Alternative names: Don Emanuel de Lira
Titles or roles: Spanish courtier
Gender: male
Liset, Abraham, fl. 1653 1 - - Gender: male
Lisle, Daniel, fl. 1652 2 - - Titles or roles: envoy from Parliament to the Court of Sweden
Gender: male
Lisle, fl. 1643 - 1 - Gender: male
Lisle, John, 1609-1664 - 1 1 Alternative names: Lisle
Titles or roles: Lord Commissioner of the Great Seal; Lord Lisle (under the protectorate); regicide
Gender: male
Lisle (Mr) (fl. 1625) - - 2 Titles or roles: of Cambridge
Gender: male
Lisle, R. (Colonel), 1571-1642 1 - - Gender: male
Lisle, Samuel (Dr), 1683-1749 1 1 - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Canterbury
Gender: male
Lisle, William, 1569-1637 4 - - Alternative names: L'Isle
Titles or roles: translator and Anglo-Saxon scholar
Gender: male
Lister, Anne, d.1673 1 - - Alternative names: Anne Burrell,; Anne Peers; Anne Pierce
Titles or roles: sister-in-law of Martin Lister (1639-1712); wife of Michael Lister
Gender: female
Lister, Bishop, d.1681 2 - - Alternative names: Lyster; Bishopus Lyster; Lyster, Byshop
Titles or roles: vicar of Kensworth, 1662
Gender: male
Lister, Charles, fl. 1701 1 - - Titles or roles: related to Martin Lister (1639-1712)
Gender: male
Lister, Hannah, 1645-1695 - 1 - Alternative names: née Parkinson; Anne (pet name)
Titles or roles: wife of Martin Lister (1639-1712)
Gender: female
Lister, Jane, 1645-1726 11 - - Alternative names: Jane Allington; Jane Alington; Jane Thynne
Titles or roles: sister of Martin Lister; wife of first, Hugh Alington and, secondly, James Thynne
Gender: female
Lister, Joseph, fl. 1692-1700 3 - - Titles or roles: relative of Martin Lister (1639-1712)
Gender: male
Lister, Martin, 1639-1712 649 1704 8 Titles or roles: physician and naturalist
Gender: male
Lister, Martin (fl. 1683) 1 1 - Titles or roles: nephew of Martin Lister (1639-1712)
Gender: male
Lister, Martin (Sir), 1602-1670 - 1 - Gender: male
Lister, Michael, d.1678 1 5 - Titles or roles: elder brother of Martin Lister (1639-1712)
Gender: male
Lister, Richard, b.1628 - 1 - Gender: male
Lister, Susanna, 1600-1669 9 6 - Titles or roles: mother of Martin Lister (1639-1712); wife of Sir Martin Lister (1602–70); widow of Sir Gifford Thornhurst (d. 1627); daughter of Sir Alexander Temple and his first wife, Mary
Gender: female
Lister, Thomas, b.1663 4 - - Gender: male
Lister, William, fl. 1663-1664 1 14 - Titles or roles: Brother of Martin Lister
Gender: male
Lith, W., fl. 1690-1691 1 1 - Gender: unknown
Littelburg (Mr), fl. 1685 - - 1 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of André Arnaud
Gender: male
Litterinus, Hubert, fl. 1580 - 1 - Alternative names: Huberto Litterino; Litterinus, Hub.
Titles or roles: Priest, Utrecht; disciple of Henri Barrefelt; published by Christophe Plantin
Gender: male
Littleburry (Mr) - - 1 Titles or roles: London bookseller
Gender: male
Little, Ffraunces, fl. 1621 1 - - Gender: male
Little (Mr) (fl. 1655) - - 1 Alternative names: Litle
Titles or roles: Friend of Erasmus Rasch, in Paris until April 1655, then travelled to Oxford
Gender: male
Littleton, Adam (Dr), 1627-1694 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and philologist; rector of St Luke's, Chelsea
Gender: male
Littleton, Edward, 1589-1645 - 5 - Alternative names: Keeper Littleton
Titles or roles: Baron Littleton; judge and politician; lord keeper of the great seal
Gender: male
Livesay, Michael (Sir), 1614-1665 2 1 - Alternative names: Livesey
Titles or roles: politician and regicide; M.P. for Queenborough
Gender: male
Livius, T., fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Llewelyn, Evan, b.1671 2 - - Alternative names: Llewelin, Evan
Titles or roles: vicar of Aberavon
Gender: male
Lloyd, Charles, 1766-1829 1 - - Titles or roles: dissenting minister; schoolmaster; LL.D.
Gender: male
Lloyd, Charles (fl. before 1709) 2 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, David, fl. 1702-1703 2 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, David, fl. 1685-1703 4 4 - Alternative names: Loyd
Titles or roles: of Blaen-y-Dol, Merioneth; of Llwydiarth; brother of John Lloyd
Gender: male
Lloyd (Dr), fl. 1646 - 2 - Titles or roles: warden of Ruthin
Gender: male
Lloyd, Edward, 1635-1681 - 2 - Alternative names: Lloyd, Edward (senior)
Titles or roles: of Llanforda, Oswestry; probably the father of Edward Lhwyd
Gender: male
Lloyd, Edward, 1680-1741 2 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, Edward, fl. 1708 2 - - Titles or roles: assistant master, Collegiate School, Canterbury
Gender: male
Lloyd, Francis, 1748-1799 1 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, George, 1560-1615 6 3 - Titles or roles: bishop of Chester; bishop of Sodor and Man
Gender: male
Lloyd, Hugh, 1588-1667 5 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Llandaff
Gender: male
Lloyd, Humphrey, 1610-1689 7 2 - Titles or roles: bishop of Bangor; dean of St Asaph
Gender: male
Lloyd, James (fl. before 1689/90) 1 - - Titles or roles: an Irish refugee
Gender: male
Lloyd, John, 1641-1687 3 3 - Titles or roles: Bishop of St David's, 1686–7; principal of Jesus College, Oxford; vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1682–5
Gender: male
Lloyd, John, 1662-1726 63 36 - Alternative names: Veteran
Titles or roles: friend of Edward Lhwyd; brother of David Lloyd; headmaster of Ruthin Grammar School 1691-95
Gender: male
Lloyd, John, d.1682 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of South Tidworth, Hampshire
Gender: male
Lloyd, John (Dr) (mentioned 1683) - - 1 Gender: male
Lloyd, John, fl. 1695-1704 20 - - Alternative names: John Lloyd, of Wollaton
Titles or roles: of Wollaton, Nottinghamshire
Gender: male
Lloyd, John (fl. c.1695 at Jesus College, Oxford) - 1 - Gender: male
Lloyd, Meredith, fl. 1703-1705 4 - - Gender: male
Lloyd (Mr), fl. 1672-1673 - 3 - Gender: male
Lloyd (Mr), fl. 1763 - 1 - Gender: male
Lloyd, Nathaniel, fl. 1696 1 1 - Gender: male
Lloyd, Nathaniel (Sir), 1669-1741 11 - - Titles or roles: master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge; son of Sir Richard Lloyd (c.1634–1686), judge
Gender: male
Lloyd, Nicholas, 1630-1680 20 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and scholar; historical compiler; sub-warden of Wadham College, Oxford; rector of Newington Butts, Surrey
Gender: male
Lloyd, Owen, 1683-1747 1 - - Titles or roles: chancellor of Bangor
Gender: male
Lloyd, Owen (Dr), 1664-1738 10 - - Titles or roles: fellow of Trinity College Dublin, 1685; professor of Divinity, 1699; secretary of the Dublin Philosophical Society, 1693 fellow of the Royal Society, 1701
Gender: male
Lloyd, Richard, fl. 1702 2 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, Richard (Sir), 1634-1686 5 1 - Titles or roles: judge; dean of the arches (1684-86); judge of the high court of Admiralty, 1685-86; father of Sir Nathaniel Lloyd (1669-1741); son of Andrew Lloyd (d.1663), Parliamentary colonel
Gender: male
Lloyd, Robert, fl. 1709 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Magdalen College, Oxford
Gender: male
Lloyd, Robert, fl. 1701-1711 3 - - Titles or roles: of Cheam
Gender: male
Lloyd, Robin Lumby 1 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, Sage (Miss), fl. 1703-1704 10 - - Titles or roles: Distant relative of Edward Lhwyd (1660-1709); sister of John Lloyd formerly of Bronwydd, then of Lodge
Gender: female
Lloyd, Simon, 1622-1675 2 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, Thomas, 1640-1694 - 2 - Alternative names: Llwyd, Thomas
Titles or roles: politician in Pennsylvania; Quaker
Gender: male
Lloyd, William, 1627-1717 149 47 - Titles or roles: bishop of Worcester; bishop of Lichfield and Coventry; bishop of St Asaph; dean of Bangor
Gender: male
Lloyd, William, 1636-1710 120 19 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Norwich and non-juror; bishop of Peterborough; bishop of Llandaff
Gender: male
Lloyd, William, fl. 1708 1 - - Gender: male
Lloyd, William, fl. 1699 - 2 - Gender: male
Lloyd, William (fl. 1659) - - 1 Titles or roles: Mercer, in Salop, Wales
Gender: male
Lloyd, William, fl. 1665-1666 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Ashmole (relating to John Blake, clothier and burgess of Reading, c.1665, mayor of Reading, 1671; 1683)
Gender: male
Llwyd, Morgan, fl. 1652 1 - - Alternative names: Lloyd, Morgan; Llwhyd, Morgan
Gender: male
L., M. Z. (unidentified), fl. 1655 1 - - Alternative names: M. Z. L.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius)
Gender: male
Lánecký, Jan, 1550-1626 - - 2 Alternative names: Lanecky
Gender: male
Lánecká, Johana Molitorová, d.1649 - - 1 Gender: female
L., N., fl. 1679 2 - - Alternative names: N. L.
Titles or roles: Unidentified correspondent of Anthony Wood (1632-1695)
Gender: male
Loader, Pri., fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Loaysa, Garcia de, fl. 1586-1587 - 10 - Alternative names: Garcia de Loaysa; Garcia de Loaisa; Garcia Loaisa
Titles or roles: Chaplain of Philip II; private tutor to Infante Felipe [later Philip III]
Gender: male
Lobbet, Jean, 1520-1601 19 - - Alternative names: Johannes Lobetius; Lobbetius; Lobecius; Lubecius
Titles or roles: jurist; teacher of law at the Strasbourg Academy
Gender: male
Lobb, Richard, fl. 1651 1 - - Titles or roles: M.P. of Liskeard, Cornwall
Gender: male
L'Obel, Matthias de, 1538-1616 2 - - Alternative names: Mathias de l'Obel; Mathias de Lobel; Matthaeus Lobelius
Titles or roles: Physician to William the Silent and James I of England; botanist
Gender: male
L'Obel, Matthias, fl. 1607 1 - - Alternative names: Matthias de L'Obel II; Matthias de l'Obel the younger
Titles or roles: writing from Tournai to Ortelianus, 1607
Gender: male
L'Obel, Paul de, fl. 1607 1 - - Alternative names: Paul de L'Obel
Titles or roles: Apothecary; Writing from London to Jacob Cole the younger (Ortelianus), 1607
Gender: male
Lobherzberger, Johann Christoph, fl. 1652 - - 1 Gender: male
Lobkowitz, Juan Caramuel, 1606-1682 21 3 2 Alternative names: Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz
Titles or roles: Spanish polymath, prolific author
Gender: male
Lobo, Jerónimo, 1593-1678 1 2 - Alternative names: Lobo, Jeronimo
Titles or roles: Portuguese Jesuit missionary
Gender: male
Loccenius, Johann, 1598-1677 4 2 3 Alternative names: John Loccenius; Loccenius, Johan; Johannes; Locken, Johan
Titles or roles: German jurist and historian; professor of History
Gender: male
Lochar, Václav, 1582-1656 9 - 6 Alternative names: Locharus, Wenceslaus
Gender: male
Locher, Henri d'Antoine, fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Loches, Gilles de, fl. 1633-1636 2 12 - Alternative names: Loche; Aegidius Lochiensis
Titles or roles: French Capuchin monk; orientalist; missionary
Gender: male
Lochner, Ludwig, 1614-1632 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer in Nürnberg
Gender: male
Locke, John, 1632-1704 22 73 3 Titles or roles: philosopher
Gender: male
Locke, N., fl. until 1732 1 - - Gender: male
Locke, Thomas, fl. 1619-1624 6 1 - Titles or roles: Newswriter; steward; correspondent of Dudley Carleton
Gender: male
Lockhart (Mrs), fl. 1785 3 - - Gender: female
Lockhorst, Adam van, 1612-1699 2 - - Alternative names: Adam van Lockhorst
Titles or roles: Representative for Utrecht in the States-General
Gender: male
Lockhorst, Anna van, b.1614 1 - - Alternative names: Anna van Lockhorst
Gender: female
Lockyer, Charles, fl. 1729-1731 - 3 - Titles or roles: accountant of the South Sea Company
Gender: male
Loder, Francis, fl. 1695 1 - - Gender: male
Loder, John, fl. 1727 1 - - Gender: male
Loder, John, fl. 1691 1 - - Gender: male
Loder, John, fl. 1717 1 - - Gender: male
Loder, John, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Loder, Robert, fl. 1786 3 - - Gender: male
Lodge, Edmund, 1756-1839 10 - - Titles or roles: Lancaster herald and biographer
Gender: male
Lodge, Edmund, fl. 1717-1718 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Lodge, Henry, fl. 1709 2 - - Gender: male
Lodge, Nicholas, fl. 1656 1 - - Gender: male
Lodge, Thomas, fl. 1678 1 - - Gender: male
Lodge, William, 1649-1689 27 - - Titles or roles: etcher and landscape draughtsman; member of York ‘virtuosi’ circle
Gender: male
Lodge, William, fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Lodge, William (Reverend), fl. 1687 1 - - Titles or roles: of The Queen's College, Oxford
Gender: male
Lodingius, John, fl. 1616 1 - - Gender: male
Lodwyck, Francis, fl. 1650-1685 3 - 1 Alternative names: Lodwik, Francis
Gender: male
Loeffelt, Erasmus van, fl. 1647 1 - - Gender: male
Loeité, Ambroise, fl. 1569 1 1 - Alternative names: Ambroise Loeite
Titles or roles: writing to Plantin from Liège, 1569
Gender: male
Loenius, J., fl. 1638 1 - - Titles or roles: Officer at the Admiraliteit of Amsterdam
Gender: male
Loftman, H., fl. 1700 1 - - Gender: male
Loftus, Adam (Sir), 1568-1643 - 2 - Titles or roles: first Viscount Loftus of Ely; lord chancellor of Ireland
Gender: male
Loftus, Arthur (Sir), fl. 1647 1 - - Gender: male
Loftus, Dudley, 1618-1695 19 - - Titles or roles: Orientalist; jurist
Gender: male
Lohmeier, Philipp, 1648-1680 - - 1 Titles or roles: German mathematician and physicist
Gender: male
Lohmüller, Georg (fl. 1658) - - 1 Alternative names: Lohmuller
Gender: male
Lollino, Luigi, 1567-1625 1 6 1 Titles or roles: Cretan-born Venetian bishop and scholar
Gender: male
Lomar, P. B., fl. 1674 1 - - Alternative names: P. B. Lomar
Gender: male
Lomax (Mr), fl. 1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: kinsman of John Orton
Gender: male
Lombard, Jean 1 - - Gender: male
Lombart, Henri, d.1599 - 1 - Alternative names: Henri Willot [name in religion]
Titles or roles: Franciscan
Gender: male
Lommelius, David, b.1584 2 - - Alternative names: Thommelius; David de l'Hommel; David de l'Hommel the younger
Gender: male
Loménie, Henri-Auguste, 1595-1666 1 4 - Alternative names: Lomenie, Henri Auguste
Titles or roles: French politician; Count of Brienne; Seigneur de La Ville-aux-Clercs; son of Antoine de Lomenie, Seigneur de La Ville-aux-Clerics and Anne d'Aubourg
Gender: male
Loménie, Henri Louis, 1635-1698 2 20 - Gender: male
London, George, fl. 1698 1 - - Gender: male
Longepierre, Hilaire-Bernard de Requeleyne, baron de 8 - - Titles or roles: playwright; secrétaire des commendements to the duc de Berri (1686-1714)
Gender: male
Longe, Robert, fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
Long, fl. 1651 - 1 - Titles or roles: secretary
Gender: unknown
Long, George, fl. 1689 1 - - Gender: male
Long, James (Sir), 1617-1692 37 7 - Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Long, J. le, fl. 1645 1 - - Alternative names: J. le Long
Gender: male
Long, John, fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Longland, John, 1473-1547 - 2 - Titles or roles: Bishop of Lincoln, 1521–47; dean of Salisbury; canon and prebendary of St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster (1517) and of St George's Chapel, Windsor (1519); confessor of Henrry VIII; uncle of Richard Pate
Gender: male
Longmate, Barak, 1737-1793 26 - - Alternative names: Longmate, Batak
Titles or roles: genealogical editor and heraldic engraver
Gender: male
Longolius, Paul Daniel, 1704-1779 3 - - Titles or roles: German editor
Gender: male
Longomontanus, Christian Sørensen, 1562-1647 3 9 - Alternative names: Christen Sorensen Longomontanus
Titles or roles: Danish astronomer
Gender: male
Long, Robert, fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Long, Robert, fl. 1677-1683 4 8 2 Gender: male
Long, Thomas, 1621-1707 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; Prebendary of Exeter
Gender: male
Long, Thomas, 1648-1707 4 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; son of Thomas Long (1621-1707); chaplain to Anthony Sparrow, bishop of Norwich; rector of Whimple, Devon; D.D.
Gender: male
Longueval, Charles Albert de, 1607-1663 1 - - Titles or roles: count of Bucqoy
Gender: male
Long, Walter, 1591-1672 2 - - Titles or roles: politician and M.P.; of Whaddon, Wiltshire
Gender: male
Lonighus, Michael, fl. 1646 - - 1 Titles or roles: Papal librarian
Gender: male
Loofs, Pierre, fl. 1701 1 1 - Gender: male
Loon, Maria van, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: female
Lootius, Eleazar, 1595-1668 2 2 - Titles or roles: Preacher
Gender: male
Lopes de Villanova, Johanna, 1593-1673 1 - - Titles or roles: Daughter of Sara de Landas
Gender: female
Lopes, fl. 1628-1639 6 - - Gender: male
Lopez de Sigura, Ruy, 1530-1580 - - 1 Titles or roles: Spanish priest; author of 'Libro de la invención liberal y arte del juego del Axedrez' [1561]
Gender: male
Lopez, Ruy, 1517-1594 1 - - Alternative names: Roderigo Lopez; Lopes; Lȯpez de Sigura, Ruy
Titles or roles: Portuguese Jewish physician; converted to Protestant Christianity; physician to Leicester, Walsingham, and Elizabeth I
Gender: male
Lord, William, fl. 1760 1 - - Gender: male
Lorenz, Johann Valentin, fl. 1641 1 - - Titles or roles: Student
Gender: male
Lorenzo, fl. 1655-1656 - - 1 Alternative names: D. Lorenzo
Titles or roles: probably a scribe, Collegio Romano
Gender: male
Loretus, Georg Elias 3 - - Alternative names: Loreti, Giorgio Elia
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Lorgna, Antonio Maria, 1735-1796 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian mathematician
Gender: male
Lorhard, Jacob, 1561-1609 1 1 - Gender: male
Lorichs, Melchior, 1526-1583 1 - - Alternative names: Melchior Lorck; Lorichs; Lorich; Lorch
Titles or roles: Danish-German painter, draughtsman, and printmaker
Gender: male
Lorántffy, Zsuzsánna, 1600-1660 1 1 4 Alternative names: Lorántfy, Zuzana; Lorántfy, Zsuzsánna Rákóczi; Lorantfy, Zsuzsanna; Susanna Lorantffy
Titles or roles: Princess of Transylvania; wife of György Rákóczi I, prince of Transylvania
Gender: female
Lorraine, Charles Alexandre Emanuel de, 1712-1780 - 2 - Alternative names: Charles-Alexandre, prince de Lorraine
Titles or roles: son of Leopold Joseph, Duke of Lorraine and Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans; Austrian general; governor and de facto sovereign of the Austrian Netherlands; sometime duke of Lorraine
Gender: male
Lorraine, Henri, 1601-1666 1 - - Gender: male
Lorraine, Henriette de, 1605-1660 - 1 - Gender: female
Lorraine, Henriette de, 1631-1693 1 - - Alternative names: Henriette de Lorraine
Titles or roles: daughter of Claude de Lorraine, Duke of Chevreuse; abbess of Jouarre
Gender: female
Lort, Michael (Reverend), 1724-1790 7 2 3 Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Losene, de, fl. 1705 - 1 - Alternative names: Monsieur de Losene, lieutenans du regimans de la Reine dinfanterie prisonier de guere
Titles or roles: Lieutenant; prisoner of war
Gender: male
Losme de Montchesnay, Jacques de, 1666-1740 2 1 - Titles or roles: Playwright
Gender: male
Lotharingen, Anna, fl. 1660-1665 - 1 - Gender: female
Loth, Christianus, fl. 1705-1709 3 - - Titles or roles: of Weissenbach
Gender: male
Lothian, James (Sir), fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Lotichius, Johann Peter, 1598-1667 1 4 - Titles or roles: German physician; poet; historiographer
Gender: male
Lotter, Tobias, 1568-1631 1 - - Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé, 1621-1686 1 2 2 Alternative names: Louis, Grand Condé; Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé; le Grand Condé; Bourbon, Louis
Titles or roles: French general; Duc d'Enghien (styled); son of Henri de Bourbon, Prince de Condé and Charlotte Marguerite de Montmorency; husband of Claire-Clémence de Maillé-Brézé
Gender: male
Louise Hollandine, Countess Palatine, 1622-1709 1 10 - Alternative names: Louise Hollandina; Louise Hollandine; Louise Maubuisson; Pfalz, Luise Hollandine; Louise Hollandine of the Palatinate; Luise Pfalz
Titles or roles: sixth child and second daughter of Frederick V of the Palatinate and Elizabeth Stuart; Countess Palatine; converted to Catholicism 1659; Abbess of Maubuisson, 1664
Gender: female
Louis-Henri de Loménie de Brienne, 1635-1698 1 - - Alternative names: Ludovicus Henricus of Brienne; Henri Louis Count of Brienne
Titles or roles: Secretary of State to Louis XIV of France, Oratorian
Gender: male
Louis of France, 1661-1711 - - 2 Alternative names: Le Grand Dauphin
Titles or roles: eldest son of Louis XIV
Gender: male
Louis XIII, King of France, 1601-1643 8 22 10 Alternative names: Louis Bourbon
Titles or roles: King of France; son of Henry IV and Marie de' Medici
Gender: male
Louis XII, King of France, 1498-1515 - - 1 Titles or roles: King of France; member of the Valois-Orléans branch of the House of Valois; wife of Mary Tudor (1496-1533), daughter of Henry VII and younger sister of Henry VIII
Gender: male
Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 3 16 15 Alternative names: Sun King; Louis the Great; Louis Bourbon
Titles or roles: King of France
Gender: male
Louvignies, Antoine Charles, fl. 1673 - 1 - Titles or roles: Sergeant-major in the Spanish army; count of Louvignies
Gender: male
Louvois (Monsieur) (mentioned 1689-90) - - 3 Gender: male
Louvoy, Monsieur de (mentioned 1690) - - 4 Gender: male
Loveday, Anthony, fl. 1657-1659 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Robert Loveday; editor of Robert Loveday's letters
Gender: male
Loveday, Frances (fl. 1690-1705) 2 - - Titles or roles: niece of Margaret Turner (1607-92), mother of Thomas Turner (1645-1714)
Gender: female
Loveday, John, 1711-1789 92 131 - Alternative names: John Loveday the elder
Titles or roles: antiquary and traveller; father of John Loveday the younger (1742-1809)
Gender: male
Loveday, John, 1742-1809 4 1 - Alternative names: John Loveday the younger
Titles or roles: antiquary; son of John Loveday the elder (1711-89)
Gender: male
Loveday, Robert, fl. 1654 - 1 - Titles or roles: translator; brother of Anthony Loveday (fl. 1657-59)
Gender: male
Love, fl. until 1613 - 1 - Gender: male
Lovelace, Richard, fl. 1665 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Wargrave, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Loveland, Joseph (Reverend), 1603-1695 4 2 - Titles or roles: rector of Wimpole, Cambridgeshire 1642 (ejected but reinstated); prebendary of Norwich 1660-1695
Gender: male
Lovell, Benjamin, d.1681 1 - - Titles or roles: ejected minister of Tring; father of Sir Salathiel Lovell (1631/2–1713) and of Robert Lovell (1630?–1690), naturalist; wife of Mary Godwin (d. 1658)
Gender: male
Lovell, Salathiel, 1631-1713 2 - - Titles or roles: judge; son of Benjamin Lovell (b. 1607/8-after 1677); brother of Robert Lovell (1630?–90), naturalist
Gender: male
Lovell, Thomas, d.1615 - - 1 Gender: male
Love, Nicholas, 1608-1682 - 1 - Titles or roles: politician; regicide; M.P. for Winchester
Gender: male
Love, Richard, 1596-1661 1 4 - Titles or roles: dean of Ely; English churchman and academic
Gender: male
Lovett, Richard (Reverend), fl. 1782 3 1 - Gender: male
Lovett, William (fl. 1666) 1 - - Titles or roles: apprentice to Alderman Blackwell, Lime Street, London
Gender: male
Lovirius, Mattheus, fl. 1570 1 - - Alternative names: Loekemans Notarius
Gender: male
Lowe, Charles, fl. 1724-1725 1 2 - Gender: male
Lowe, Hudson, fl. 1735 1 - - Gender: male
Lowell, Charles (Reverend), fl. 1817 1 - - Titles or roles: B.A., Harvard
Gender: male
Lower, F., fl. until 1708 1 - - Gender: male
Lowe, Richard, fl. 1644 - - 1 Titles or roles: of Cambridge University
Gender: male
Lowe, R. (Mrs), fl. until 1716 1 - - Titles or roles: member of Robert Fleming's congregation
Gender: female
Lower, Richard (Dr), 1631-1691 12 3 1 Titles or roles: physician and physiologist; matric. 1651
Gender: male
Lower, Thomas, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Low, George, fl. 1728 1 - - Gender: male
Lowndes, Ralph, fl. 1666 1 - - Titles or roles: Secretary to Peter Venables, Baron of Kinderton, Cheshire
Gender: male
Lownds, Ralph, 1663-1727 1 - - Alternative names: Lowdnes, R.; Ralph Lowndes
Titles or roles: rector of Eccleston; son of Ralph Lownds, of Middlewich, Cheshire; brother of Peter Lownds; matric. Caius, Cambridge, 1680; chaplain to the Earl of Faversham; non-juror; F.R.S.
Gender: male
Lowther, John (Sir), 1642-1706 5 - - Titles or roles: second baronet; politician; industrialist; cousin of John Lowther of Lowther, first Viscount Lonsdale (1655–1700)
Gender: male
Lowther (Mr), fl. 1672 - 1 - Gender: male
Lowther, Sarah, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: female
Lowthian, Samuel, d.1780 - - 2 Titles or roles: Minister at the chapel in Hanover Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; schoolmaster; mathematician
Gender: male
Lowth, Robert, 1710-1787 - 1 - Titles or roles: biblical critic; bishop of London, 1777-87
Gender: male
Lowth, Simon (Dr), 1636-1720 3 - - Titles or roles: non-juring Church of England clergyman; writer; rector of Tilehurst, Berkshire
Gender: male
Lowth, William, 1661-1732 2 - - Titles or roles: theologian; D.D.
Gender: male
Loyent, A., fl. 1688 1 - - Gender: male
López de Tovar, Gregorio, fl. 1576 - - 1 Titles or roles: Spanish lawyer
Gender: male
L., P., fl. 1566 1 - - Alternative names: P. L.; Unidentified sender
Titles or roles: correspondent of Viglius Zuichemus (1507-1577)
Gender: male
L., R., fl. 1727 1 - - Alternative names: R. L.; Unidentified sender
Titles or roles: correspondent of John Murray (1670-1748)
Gender: male
L., R., fl. 1681 1 - - Alternative names: R. L.
Titles or roles: correspondent of William Sancroft
Gender: unknown
Löschenbrand, Gotthard, 1601-1661 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Pastor, Kaufbeuren and Albeck; senior minister, Heilbronn
Gender: male
L., T., fl. 1748 1 - - Alternative names: T. L.; Unidentified sender
Titles or roles: correspondent of Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755)
Gender: male
L., T., fl. 1687 1 - - Alternative names: T. L.; Unidentified sender
Titles or roles: correspondent of Henry Paman (1623-1695)
Gender: male
Lüther, Matthaeus, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: Lüther, Matthäus
Titles or roles: Chaplain, St Maria, Nürnberg
Gender: male
Lütkemann, Joachim, 1608-1655 - - 30 Alternative names: Lutkemann, Joachim
Titles or roles: German theologian
Gender: male
Lubbertus, Sibrandus, 1555-1625 5 8 1 Alternative names: Lubberts, Sibren; Lubbortus, S.
Titles or roles: Theologian; professor of theology at University of Franeker
Gender: male
Lubert, Erben, fl. 1665 - 1 - Alternative names: Erbenius Lubertius
Titles or roles: Physician of imperial army in Hungaria
Gender: male
Lubieniecki, Stanisław, 1623-1675 32 16 5 Alternative names: Stanislaus de Lubienietz; Lubiniezky; Lubyenyetsky; Lubienietzki, Stanislas
Titles or roles: Polish Socinian theologian, historian, astronomer, and writer
Gender: male
Lubieński, Maciej, 1572-1652 - - 1 Titles or roles: Archbishop of Gniezno (1641-1652)
Gender: male
Lubin, Eilhard, 1565-1621 2 5 1 Alternative names: Lubinus, Eilhardus; Lubinus, ?F. (fl. 1620)
Titles or roles: professor of theology, Rostock, from 1605; German Lutheran theologian and philosopher; classical scholar; mathematician; cartographer
Gender: male
Lubinus, Gilhardus (fl. 1660) - - 1 Titles or roles: Described by Hartlib as a 'German Critick' of education
Gender: male
Lucaris, Cyril, 1572-1638 4 2 1 Alternative names: Loukaris, Kyrillos; Lucaris, Cyrillus; Λούκαρις, Κύριλλος; Cyril III, patriarch of Alexandria; Cyril I, patriarch of Constantinople; Lukaris
Titles or roles: theologian; patriarch of Constantinople; patriarch of Alexandria
Gender: male
Lucas, Anthony, b.1693 or before 4 2 - Titles or roles: Jesuit and experimental philosopher; professor of theology, English Jesuit College, Liège, 1672
Gender: male
Lucas, Charles (Sir), 1612-1648 1 - - Titles or roles: royalist army officer
Gender: male
Lucas, fl. 1709 1 - - Titles or roles: archbishop of Armenia near Ararat
Gender: male
Lucas, François, fl. 1578-1589 - 7 - Alternative names: Lucas, Francois
Titles or roles: Friend of Christophe Plantin; forced to flee to Douai, in 1578, following religious upheaval
Gender: male
Lucas, Gervase (Sir), fl. 1644 - 1 - Titles or roles: governor of Belvoir Castle
Gender: male
Lucas, J., fl. 1717 1 - - Gender: male
Luccenius, Jac., fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Lucchesini, Cesare (Marchese), 1756-1832 - - 1 Titles or roles: Patrician from Lucca; translator from Greek into Italian; amateur Oriental language scholar
Gender: male
Lucher, Johann Christoph, fl. until 1640 1 - - Titles or roles: writing to Bernegger (d. 1640) from Harderwijk
Gender: male
Lucius, Ludwig, fl. 1627-1631 - 2 - Gender: male
Luck, James, d.1771 7 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Charlbury with Shortampton (or Chilson); fellow of St John's College, Oxford
Gender: male
Lucy, Spencer, 1644-1691 1 - - Titles or roles: treasurer of St David's
Gender: male
Lucy, William, 1594-1677 13 4 - Titles or roles: bishop of St David's
Gender: male
Ludford, John, 1756-1825 11 - - Gender: male
Ludlow, Edmund (Colonel), 1616-1692 5 - - Alternative names: Ludlowe
Titles or roles: army officer and regicide
Gender: male
Ludolff, Job, 1649-1711 2 1 - Gender: male
Ludolf, Heinrich Wilhelm, 1655-1712 9 - - Gender: male
Ludolf, Job, 1624-1704 26 3 - Alternative names: Ludolf, Jobus; Ludolf, Hiob; Leutholf, Job; Ludolfus
Titles or roles: German orientalist
Gender: male
Ludowick, F., fl. 1647 - 1 - Alternative names: Ludwig, F.
Gender: unknown
Ludwell, John, 1644-1723 1 - - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Ludwig, Johann Paul, 1600-1665 - - 4 Titles or roles: Oberkriegskommisar in Wesel & Cleve
Gender: male
Ludwig, Michael, 1602-1680 - - 10 Gender: male
Ludwig, Sarah, fl. 1655-1669 - - 1 Alternative names: Lodewijck, Sara; Hübner, Sarah
Titles or roles: Hofdame to the Electress of Brandenburg; wife of Joachim Hübner; daughter of Johann Paul Ludwig
Gender: female
Ludwig VI (Elector Palatine), 1539-1583 - - 1 Titles or roles: Elector Palatine
Gender: male
Luffkin, John (mentioned 1701) - - 2 Gender: male
Luffkin, Thomas (fl. 1699) 1 - 1 Gender: male
Lufkin, Thomas, b.1689 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Frating, Essex
Gender: male
Lufneu, Herman, fl. 1697 1 - - Gender: male
Luillier, François, d.1652 8 12 - Alternative names: Lhuillier
Titles or roles: Friend and disciple of Gassendi; maître des Comptes
Gender: male
Lukavský z Lukavice, Arnošt Maxmilián (fl. 1669) - 1 - Alternative names: Z Likavic, Ernst Maximilian; Lukavsky z Lukavice, Arnost Maxmilian
Gender: male
Luke, John, 1634-1702 2 1 - Titles or roles: chaplain to the Levant Company
Gender: male
Luke, Samuel (Sir), d.1670 3 1 - Gender: male
Lukins, Ca. (fl. 1680-82) 2 - - Gender: male
Lulbaevs, R., fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: male
Lull, Ramon, 1232-1315 - - 3 Gender: male
Lumly (Mrs), fl. 1686 - 1 - Titles or roles: Niece of Winefrid Thimelby (1618–1690)
Gender: female
Lummenaeus a Marca, Jacobius Cornelius, 1570-1629 1 - - Gender: male
Lundorp, Michael Caspar, 1580-1629 - - 1 Alternative names: Billius
Titles or roles: German historian; bookseller; in Frankfurt
Gender: male
Luneburg-Brunswick, Amalia Wilhelmina von, 1673-1742 - - 1 Alternative names: Amalia Wilhelmina von Luneburg-Brunswick; Amalia Wilhelmina of Luneburg-Brunswick
Titles or roles: Wife of Joseph I (1678–1711); Emperess of the Holy Roman Empire, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, from 1704
Gender: female
Lungershausen, Johann Jakob, 1665-1729 2 - - Alternative names: Lungershusius
Titles or roles: theologian; attached to the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Jena, 1693; associate professor/preacher, University of Jena, 1701; superintendent and consistory, Mulhausen, Thuringia, 1706
Gender: male
Lungwitz, Matthaeus, 1582-1655 - - 2 Titles or roles: Archdeacon, Rochlitz
Gender: male
Lunn (Mr), fl. 1728 - 1 - Gender: male
Luon, Geoffrey, fl. 1698 1 - - Gender: male
Lupius, Desiderius, 1601-1677 1 - - Alternative names: Lupus
Titles or roles: Rector of the Jesuit College at Bochenheim (an der Weinstrasse)
Gender: male
Lusson, Guillaume, fl. 1632-1634 - 8 - Alternative names: Lussonius
Titles or roles: president of the mint in Paris
Gender: male
Lust, Abraham de, fl. 1650-1659 1 - - Gender: male
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 - - 62 Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Lutkens, Frideric, fl. 1726 1 - - Gender: male
Lutnen, Hermannum, fl. 1700 2 - - Alternative names: Lufnen, Hermann
Gender: male
Lutomirski, Stanisław, 1520-1575 1 - - Alternative names: Lutomirscius, Stanislaus; Luthomirskj
Titles or roles: superintendent of the Reformed Churches of Lesser Poland (1561–p1565)
Gender: male
Luttrell, Francis (fl. 1711-22) 3 - - Gender: male
Luttrell, Henry, 1768-1851 1 - - Alternative names: formerly King, Henry
Titles or roles: wit and poet
Gender: male
Luttrell, Narcissus, 1657-1732 1 1 - Titles or roles: annalist and book collector
Gender: male
Lutz, Ludwig, 1577-1642 4 1 - Alternative names: Luz Ludwig; Lutz Ludovicus
Gender: male
Luxford, Sarah, b.1711 9 2 3 Alternative names: née Brett; Sally Luxford
Titles or roles: daughter of Thomas Brett (1667-1744); sister of Nicholas Brett (1713-76); married Thomas Luxford c.1741
Gender: female
Luz, Christoph, b.1596, fl. 1639 1 - 3 Titles or roles: Preceptor, Calw
Gender: male
Löwen, Elias von, 1602-1661 2 - 3 Alternative names: Kretzschmar, Elias; Craitschmayer, Elias; Leonibus, Elias a; Leonibus, Elias de; Löben, Elias von; Loeven, Elias von; Lewen, Elias von; Elias von Lowen
Titles or roles: physician, mathematician and astronomer
Gender: male
Löwenstein, Elisabeth van, fl. 1634-1646 7 4 - Alternative names: Elizabeth Dudley (née); Loewenstein
Titles or roles: Countess (Gravin); wife of Johann Casimir zu Löwenstein (1588–1622)
Gender: female
Lyall, William, fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Lybbe, James (Reverend), 1653-1727 2 - - Gender: male
Lybyus, J., fl. 1639 1 - - Gender: unknown
Lycklama à Nijeholt, Lubbert, 1639-1697 1 - - Gender: male
Lydall, John, 1625-1657 30 3 - Gender: male
Lyddell, Charles, fl. 1719-1726 3 - - Gender: male
Lydiatt, Thomas, 1572-1646 1 2 3 Gender: male
Lydius, Balthasar, 1576-1629 4 4 - Titles or roles: son of Martinus Lydius (1539-1601); matric. in theology, Leiden, June 1599; minister in Dordrecht
Gender: male
Lydius, fl. 1608 - - 1 Titles or roles: mentioned 1608
Gender: male
Lydius, fl. 1616 - - 1 Titles or roles: mentioned 1616
Gender: male
Lydius, Jacobus, 1610-1679 10 2 1 Alternative names: James Lydius
Titles or roles: Dordrecht preacher and theologian; minister of Dort; chaplain to the Dutch Ambassador
Gender: male
Lydius, Johannes, 1579-1643 19 15 - Alternative names: Lydius, John; Lydius, Johannus
Titles or roles: son of Martinus Lydius (1540-1601); matric. Leiden, in theology, December 1596; elder brother of Balthasar Lydius (1576-1629); minister in Oudewater
Gender: male
Lydius, Martinus, 1539-1601 3 2 - Titles or roles: professor of theology, Franeker, 1585-1601; father of Johannes Lydius (1579-1642) and Balthasar Lydius (1576-1629)
Gender: male
Lye, Edward, 1694-1767 9 - - Titles or roles: Anglo-Saxon and Gothic scholar
Gender: male
Lye, Thomas, 1621-1684 1 - - Alternative names: Leigh; Lee
Titles or roles: Nonconformist minister; headmaster of school in Bury St Edmunds
Gender: male
Lyford, John, fl. 1665 1 - - Titles or roles: Brother of Thomas Lyford of Knowl Hill, parish of Hurley, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Lyford, Thomas, b.1614 1 - - Alternative names: Thomas Lyford senior
Titles or roles: of Knowl Hill, parish of Hurley, Berkshire; correspondent of Ashmole, 1665
Gender: male
Lygon, William, 1747-1816 1 - - Titles or roles: first Earl Beauchamp
Gender: male
Lynch, George, 1700-1765 6 - - Titles or roles: M.D.
Gender: male
Lynch, John, b.1698 6 - - Gender: male
Lynch, Robert, 1722-1785 1 - - Gender: male
Lyndesius, J., fl. until 1628 1 - - Alternative names: probably John Lindsey or Lyndsey
Gender: male
Lyne, Edward, fl. 1761 1 - - Gender: male
Lyne (Mrs), fl. until 1686 - 1 - Gender: female
Lynnet, William, 1623-1700 6 - - Alternative names: Lynnett
Titles or roles: fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; D.D.
Gender: male
Lynn, George, 1676-1742 2 - - Alternative names: George Lynn the Elder
Titles or roles: Astronomer; Antiquary
Gender: male
Lynn, Walter, 1678 or before-1763 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; Brother of George Lynn (the Elder)
Gender: male
Lyraeus, Justus, d.1646 4 2 - Alternative names: Lier, Josse van; Liraeus, Justus; Lyraeus, Jac.
Titles or roles: Rector Latin School, Middelburg; rector Hieronymus School, Utrecht.
Gender: male
Lyschander, Claudius Christoph, fl. 1622-1623 1 - - Alternative names: Lysander, Claus
Gender: male
Lyskander, Claus Christoffersen, 1558-1624 - 2 - Gender: male
Lysons, Daniel, 1762-1834 1 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Lysons, Daniel (Dr), 1727-1800 1 - - Titles or roles: physician
Gender: male
Lysons, Samuel, 1763-1819 4 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Lytcott, John (Colonel Sir), fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Lyte, Isaac, 1577-1660 - 2 - Alternative names: Lite
Titles or roles: grandfather of John Aubrey (1626-97); father of Deborah Aubrey (née Lyte), mother of John Aubrey
Gender: male
Lyttelton, Charles, 1714-1768 144 10 - Titles or roles: Bishop of Carlisle, 1762; antiquary
Gender: male
Lyttelton, Charles (Sir), 1629-1716 1 1 - Alternative names: Littelton
Titles or roles: third baronet; colonial governor and politician
Gender: male
Lyttelton, E. (fl. 1760) 2 - 1 Alternative names: Lyttleton
Gender: male
Lyttelton, George, 1709-1773 3 - - Titles or roles: politician; chancellor of the exchequer; writer; patron of the arts; first Baron Lyttelton of Frankley
Gender: male
Lyttelton, Thomas, fl. 1650 1 - - Gender: male
Lyttelton, Thomas, fl. 1726 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male

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