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Waad, William (Sir), 1546-1623 1 - - Titles or roles: diplomat and administrator
Gender: male
Wachmann, Johann, fl. 1636-1669 2 1 - Gender: male
Wachtendonck, A., fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Wachtendonck, Arnold, 1538-1605 1 - - Alternative names: Arnold van Wachtendonck
Titles or roles: Canon in Principality of Liege
Gender: male
Wachtendonck, Elisabeth, fl. 1640-1642 3 - - Titles or roles: Wife of Otto van Gent; baroness van Gent
Gender: female
Wachtmeister, Hans, 1609-1652, fl. 1652 - - 1 Alternative names: Wactmeister
Gender: male
Wacker von Wackenfels, Joannes Matthaeus, 1550-1619 5 1 - Alternative names: Wacher von Wachenfels, Johann Matthäus; Wacherus a Wachenfelsa
Titles or roles: Writing to from Breslau to Jacobus Monavius, 1589, and from Nyssa, 1595; diplomat and scholar; born in Konstanz; studied law, Strasbourg and Geneva; Doctor of Laws, Padua, 1575; died Vienna
Gender: male
Waddilove, Robert Darley (Reverend), 1736-1828 2 - - Titles or roles: dean of Ripon
Gender: male
Waddinge, Paul, fl. 1647 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Waterford
Gender: male
Wade (Mr), fl. 1678 1 - - Gender: male
Wadlow, James, fl. 1643 1 - - Titles or roles: Governor of Plymouth
Gender: male
Władysław IV Vasa, King of Poland, 1595-1648 - - 14 Alternative names: Vladislav IV. Vasa; Vladislaus IV Vasa; Ladislaus IV Vasa
Titles or roles: King of Poland
Gender: male
Waegirski, Thomas, fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
Waeijen, van der, fl. 1705 - 1 - Alternative names: van der Waeijen
Gender: male
Wael van Vronesteyn, Willem de, 1582-1659 1 - - Alternative names: De Wael; Wael, William de
Titles or roles: Père Provincial of the Jesuits, Antwerp
Gender: male
Waerdenburch, Diederigh, fl. 1638 1 - - Gender: male
Waessenaer, Jacobus, 1607-1682 - 1 - Alternative names: Jacob Wassenaer; Waessenaer, Jacobus van
Gender: male
Waeyen, Johannes van der, 1639-1701 2 1 - Titles or roles: Dutch theologian
Gender: male
Wagenaar, Johan, fl. 1677 - 2 - Alternative names: Wagener
Titles or roles: correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon
Gender: male
Wagenaer, Nicolaes, fl. 1560 - - 1 Titles or roles: Mediator of Abraham von Franckenberg's correspondence
Gender: male
Wagenar, Laurentius, fl. 1633 1 - - Titles or roles: Herborn, Synod of
Gender: male
Wagenseil, Gabriel - - 1 Titles or roles: son of Johann Christoph Wagenseil (1633-1705)
Gender: male
Wagenseil, Johann Christoph, 1633-1705 - - 1 Titles or roles: German Christian Hebraist
Gender: male
Wagnereck, Heinrich, 1595-1664 - - 25 Titles or roles: Jesuit; Professor and Chancellor at the University of Dillingen
Gender: male
Wagnereck, Simon, 1605-1657 4 - - Alternative names: Wangnereck
Titles or roles: Jesuit, Greek scholar working in the Imperial Library in Vienna
Gender: male
Wagner, fl. 1655 - - 2 Alternative names: D. Wagner
Titles or roles: buyer of Kircher’s books; resident in Germany
Gender: male
Wagner, Georg, 1605-1661 - - 2 Gender: male
Wagner, Gottfried, 1652-1725 1 - - Titles or roles: Born in Leipzig; town councillor (1686) and maître des bâtiments (1701) in Leipzig; writer; translator
Gender: male
Wagner, Johann Bernhard, 1598-1653 25 - 1 Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Wagner, Johann Jacob, fl. 1640-1652 2 - 1 Alternative names: Wagner, Johannes Jacobus
Titles or roles: in Regensburg, 1641
Gender: male
Wagner, Tobias, 1598-1680 246 - 56 Titles or roles: Evangelical Theologian; Professor at the University of Tübingen
Gender: male
Wagstaffe, Elizabeth, d.1637 6 - - Alternative names: Wagstaff, Elizabeth; née Fuller
Titles or roles: Wife of Timothy Wagstaffe (d. 1625); mother of Timothy, John, and Richard Wagstaffe; daughter of Nicholas Fuller (1543–1620)
Gender: female
Wagstaffe, Thomas, 1645-1712 5 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of the nonjuring Church of England
Gender: male
Wagstaffe, Thomas (Reverend), 1692-1770 203 44 - Alternative names: Thomas Wagstaffe the younger; Wagstaff; Williamson, T.
Titles or roles: clergyman of the nonjuring Church of England and theologian; son of Thomas Wagstaffe (1645-1712)
Gender: male
Wagstaffe, Timothy, b.1616 - - 2 Titles or roles: matric. Trinity College, Oxford, 20 Feb., 1634–5; student of Middle Temple, 1632; son of Timothy Wagstaffe and Elizabeth (née Fuller)
Gender: male
Wagstaffe, Timothy, d.1625 - 6 - Alternative names: Wagstaff, Timothy; Tymothy Wagstaffe; Tymothey Wagstaffe
Titles or roles: Husband of Elizabeth Wagstaffe (d. 1637); lawyer; of Manor of Tachbrook, near Warwick; son of Thomas of Harbury, Warwick; founder of school, Harbury, Warwickshire, 1611; B.A. from Oriel College, Oxford, 13 February 1595–6; bar.-at-law, of Middle Temple, 1605
Gender: male
Wainwright, John, fl. 1723 1 - - Gender: male
Wainwright, John, fl. 1664-1668 3 - - Titles or roles: chancellor of Chester Diocese; fellow of All Souls, Oxford, 1635-51
Gender: male
Waite (Mr), fl. 1744 - 1 - Titles or roles: Richardson's gardener
Gender: male
Wake (Dr) (mentioned 1700) - - 1 Gender: male
Wakefield, R[ichard?], fl. 1691 2 2 - Titles or roles: of Lichfield; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Wake, Isaac (Sir), 1580-1632 4 2 1 Titles or roles: diplomat and political commentator
Gender: male
Wake, Lionel, fl. 1618-1635 11 2 - Titles or roles: English merchant in Antwerp; agent for Dudley Carleton; employed by Rubens to pack and transport paintings
Gender: male
Wake, Lionel (junior), fl. 1637 3 1 - Gender: male
Waker (Mr), fl. until 1705 - 1 - Gender: male
Wake, Robert (mentioned 1654) - - 1 Gender: male
Wake, William, 1657-1737 124 28 1 Titles or roles: archbishop of Canterbury, 1716-37
Gender: male
Walaeus, Johannes, 1604-1649 1 - - Alternative names: Wale, Jan de; Wale, Jan van
Titles or roles: Professor at Leiden; physician
Gender: male
Walbark, John, fl. 1650 - 1 - Titles or roles: servant of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613-1696)
Gender: male
Walcheren, W. V., fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Walch, Johann Ernst Immanuel, 1725-1778 1 - - Alternative names: Walchius, Johannes Ernestus Immanuel
Titles or roles: German philologist, theologian, and scientist
Gender: male
Walch, Johann Georg, 1693-1775 1 - - Alternative names: Walch, George; Walchius, George
Titles or roles: German divine, theologian, and scholar
Gender: male
Walcott, Bernard, 1606-1670 1 - - Alternative names: Walcot
Titles or roles: High Sheriff of Rutland
Gender: male
Waldeck-Eisenberg, Louise Anna von, 1653-1714 2 - - Gender: female
Waldeck, Franz von, 1491-1553 - - 1 Titles or roles: Prince-Bishop of Münster, Osnabrück, and Minden
Gender: male
Waldeck, Philips Theodoor, d.1645 4 - - Alternative names: Philip Dietrich
Titles or roles: Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg, 1640-45
Gender: male
Waldeck-Wildungen, Christina von, 1614-1679 1 - - Gender: female
Waldegrave, Catherince (Lady), fl. 1670 1 - - Gender: female
Waldegrave, George (Sir), fl. 1625 1 - - Gender: male
Waldegrave, William (Sir), d.1648 1 - - Titles or roles: fellow commoner, 1619
Gender: male
Walden, John, fl. 1640 2 - - Gender: male
Walderdorff, Johann Philipp von, 1620-1689 - - 1 Alternative names: Wallerdorff
Titles or roles: Canon in Trier
Gender: male
Walderdorff, Wilderich Freiherr von, 1617-1680 3 - - Titles or roles: Bishop of Vienna
Gender: male
Waldo, Edward (Sir), 1632-1716 - - 3 Gender: male
Waldron, David, 1655-1687 1 - - Gender: male
Waldschmidt, Bernhard, 1608-1665 2 - 2 Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian
Gender: male
Waldschmidt, Johann Jakob, 1644-1687 2 - - Titles or roles: Physician in Hanau, professor of medicine in Marburg
Gender: male
Waldstein, Ferdinand Ernst, d.1665 2 - - Alternative names: Ferdinand Ernest von Wallenstein; Ferdinand Arnošt z Valdštejna
Titles or roles: Count
Gender: male
Waldstein, Georgius, fl. 1633 2 - - Alternative names: Valdštejn, Jiří; Wallenstein
Gender: male
Waldstein, Johann Friedrich von, 1642-1694 41 1 - Alternative names: Johann Friedrich von Wallenstein; Jan Bedřich z Valdštejna
Titles or roles: Bishop of Hradec Králové (Königgrätz), archbishop of Prague
Gender: male
Wale, Anton van, 1573-1639 6 6 2 Alternative names: Walaeus, Antonius; Wale, Anton van; Waleus, Antonius
Titles or roles: Professor of Theology at Leiden
Gender: male
Wales, William, 1734-1798 - - 2 Titles or roles: Astronomer; mathematician
Gender: male
Walford, William (Reverend), 1754-1814 3 - - Alternative names: Willian Walford, senior
Titles or roles: matriculated Oriel College, Oxford 1772
Gender: male
Walgensteinium, Thomam (mentioned 1652) - - 1 Gender: male
Walkendorff, C., fl. 1589 1 - - Titles or roles: Danish senator
Gender: male
Walker, Charles, fl. 1796 1 - - Gender: male
Walker, Edward (Sir), 1611-1677 4 1 - Titles or roles: Garter King of Arms; officer of arms and antiquarian; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Walker, George, 1750-1807 - - 1 Titles or roles: Presbyterian minister and mathematician
Gender: male
Walker, Henry, fl. 1684 1 - - Gender: male
Walker, J. (Dr), fl. 1729 - 3 - Gender: male
Walker, Johannes, fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: male
Walker, John, 1692-1741 1 - - Titles or roles: classical and biblical scholar; fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Walker, John (Counsellor) (fl. before 1689/90) 1 - - Gender: male
Walker, John (Reverend), 1674-1747 28 2 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and historian; D.D., 1714
Gender: male
Walker, John (Reverend), fl. 1682 1 - - Titles or roles: curate of Kennington
Gender: male
Walker, Joseph Cooper, 1761-1810 5 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Walker, Joshua, 1655-1705 1 - - Titles or roles: of Brasenose College, Oxford; rector of Great Billoing, Northamptonshire; married Christina Staveley, 1689
Gender: male
Walker, Joshua, fl. 1688 - 1 - Gender: male
Walker (Mr), fl. 1782 - 1 - Titles or roles: at the East India Company's private warehouse
Gender: male
Walker, Norwood. F., fl. 1752 1 - - Alternative names: Norwood. F. Walker
Gender: male
Walker, Obadiah, 1616-1699 6 - 1 Titles or roles: master of University College, Oxford
Gender: male
Walker, Robert, fl. 1575-1577 - 2 - Titles or roles: Receiver-general to Sir Henry Sidney
Gender: male
Wallace, Thomas, 1768-1844 1 - - Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Walle, Jacobus van de, d.1683 - 5 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon; glazed earthenware merchant; member of Reformed church
Gender: male
Wallenstein, Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von, 1583-1634 - - 1 Alternative names: Albrecht z Valdštejna; Waldstein
Titles or roles: military leader and politician
Gender: male
Waller, Anne (fl. 1640) - - 1 Gender: female
Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687 2 - - Titles or roles: poet and politician
Gender: male
Waller, Hardress (Sir), 1604-1666 2 - - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer and regicide
Gender: male
Waller, Richard, 1660-1715 9 17 2 Titles or roles: natural philosopher and translator; secretary of the Royal Society
Gender: male
Waller, William, fl. 1662 1 - - Titles or roles: churchwarden of Helaugh
Gender: male
Waller, William (Sir), 1598-1668 27 11 49 Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer
Gender: male
Wall, Hadrianus, fl. 1665-1673 4 - - Gender: male
Wallis, A., fl. 1806 1 - - Gender: male
Wallis, Elizabeth, d.1693 - 3 4 Alternative names: née Harris
Titles or roles: wife of John Wallis junior; daughter-in-law of John Wallis (1616-1703)
Gender: female
Wallis, Henry, fl. 1651-1658 5 - - Titles or roles: brother of John Wallis (1616-1703)
Gender: male
Wallis, John, 1674-1738 6 11 - Titles or roles: Laudian professor of Arabic, Magdalen College, Oxford
Gender: male
Wallis, John (Dr), 1616-1703 1281 905 58 Titles or roles: Mathematician and cryptographer; Savilian Professor of Geometry, University of Oxford; F.R.S.
Gender: male
Wallis, John (junior), 1650-1717 17 5 11 Alternative names: John Wallis, junior
Titles or roles: lawyer; son of John Wallis; cousin of Glyd
Gender: male
Wallis, J. (pseudonym) 1 - - Titles or roles: professor of Astronomy
Gender: male
Wallisser, Georg Friedrich, 1627-1690 - - 1 Gender: male
Wallis, Susanna, 1622-1687 - - 7 Alternative names: née Glyde
Titles or roles: wife of John Wallis (1616-1703)
Gender: female
Wallis, Thomas, fl. 1725 1 - - Gender: male
Wallius, Jacobus, 1599-1680 - 1 - Titles or roles: Jesuit and Latin poet
Gender: male
Wall, Jo., fl. 1648 1 - - Titles or roles: of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Wall, Moses, fl. 1652-1660 15 - 1 Gender: male
Wallop, Giles, fl. 1524 - 1 - Titles or roles: Pupil at Leuven of Juan Luis Vive; Catholic priest; brother of John Wallop; from Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire, England
Gender: male
Wallop, Robert, 1601-1667 1 - - Titles or roles: English politician
Gender: male
Walls, George, 1645-1727 4 - - Titles or roles: canon of Worcester (1694-1727) and St Paul's (1695-1727)
Gender: male
Wallwayne (Mr) (fl. 1619-20) - - 7 Titles or roles: counsel to Hannibal Baskerville (1597-1668)
Gender: male
Wallwijk, A., fl. 1643 2 - - Alternative names: Wallwick
Gender: male
Walpole, Horace, 1678-1757 1 - - Alternative names: Walpole, Horation
Titles or roles: younger brother of Sir Robert Walpole
Gender: male
Walpole, Horace (Horatio), 1717-1797 31 134 65 Alternative names: Walpole, Horace
Titles or roles: fourth earl of Orford (1717–97); author; politician; patron of the arts
Gender: male
Walpole, J., fl. 1722-1723 2 - - Titles or roles: possibly brother of Walpole, Robert, first earl of Orford (1676–1745), prime minister
Gender: male
Walpole, Robert (Sir), 1676-1745 5 - 2 Titles or roles: first earl of Orford; prime minister
Gender: male
Walrich, Ferard, b.1610 5 - - Titles or roles: Governor-General of the States of Frisia
Gender: male
Walsall, John, fl. 1578 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Eastling parish near Faversham, Kent
Gender: male
Walsh, Barbara 1 - - Gender: female
Walsingham, Edward, d.1663 - 1 - Titles or roles: royalist author; secretary to the secretary of state, George, Lord Digby
Gender: male
Walsingham, Francis (Sir), 1532-1590 14 62 3 Alternative names: Walsyngham, Francis (Sir); The Right Hon. Sir Francis Walsingham
Titles or roles: principal secretary to Elizabeth I
Gender: male
Walsingham, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1643 - 1 - Alternative names: Walsingham, Thomas (Sir), and others
Gender: male
Walta, Lucia, fl. 1662-1668 5 1 - Alternative names: van Aerssen
Titles or roles: Widow of Cornelis van Aerssen (1600–1662)
Gender: female
Walter, Abraham (Reverend), fl. 1687 1 - - Alternative names: Abraham, Walter (Reverend)
Gender: male
Walter, Christian Albert, fl. 1674 - - 1 Alternative names: Christian Albert Walter
Gender: male
Walter, Edward, a friend of, fl. 1706 - 1 - Titles or roles: friend of Edward Walter (fl. 1706)
Gender: male
Walter, Edward, fl. 1706 1 - - Titles or roles: fellow of St John's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Walter, John, fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: male
Walter, Libert, fl. 1663 - - 1 Gender: male
Walter, Lucy, 1630-1658 - - 1 Titles or roles: mother of James, duke of Monmouth
Gender: female
Walter, Rudolph (fl. 1579) 2 3 - Alternative names: Walter, Ralph, of Tegern
Titles or roles: preacher
Gender: male
Walters, George, fl. 1649 1 - - Gender: male
Walters, John, fl. 1701-1703 3 - - Gender: male
Walther, Balthasar, 1558-1630 - 1 - Titles or roles: Disciple of Jacob Böhme
Gender: male
Walther, Georg Christoph, fl. 1628 - 1 - Gender: male
Walther, Johann Jakob, 1650-1717 2 - - Titles or roles: German violinist and composer
Gender: male
Walther, Michael, 1593-1662 - - 1 Titles or roles: Evangelical Theologian
Gender: male
Walton, Brian (Dr), 1600-1661 1 - 1 Titles or roles: bishop of Chester and biblicist
Gender: male
Walton, Isaac 1 - - Gender: male
Walton, Izaak, 1651-1719 1 2 - Titles or roles: matric. from Christ Church, Oxford, 1668; domestic chaplain to bishop of Salisbury, Seth Ward; son of Izaak Walton (1593-1683), author and biographer
Gender: male
Walton, Jacob, d.1743 - 1 - Alternative names: John Walton
Titles or roles: Mathematical Controversialist
Gender: male
Walton, James, fl. 1710 1 - - Alternative names: Walton, Js
Gender: male
Walton, Valentine (Captain), 1593-1661 3 2 - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer; regicide; governor of King's Lynn; commissioner appointed to examine the conduct of the commanders in the engagement with the Dutch
Gender: male
Walton, W. (Reverend Dr), fl. 1785 1 - - Gender: male
Wal, van de, fl. 1638 - 2 - Alternative names: Van De Wal
Gender: male
Walwick , Hensma de [?], fl. 1696 1 - - Alternative names: Hensma de Walwick
Gender: male
Wandalin, Johann, fl. 1680-1695 3 - - Alternative names: Wandalin, Johannes; Wandalinus, Johannes; Wandalinus, John; Wandalinus, Janus
Titles or roles: theological student at Haunia University
Gender: male
Wandel, Bagge, 1622-1683 1 1 - Titles or roles: Danish mathematician and cartographer
Gender: male
Wandesford, John, fl. 1630-1638 1 - - Titles or roles: British consul in Aleppo, Syria, 1630-38; brother of Christopher Wandesford (1592–1640)
Gender: male
Wandesford, Rowland (Sir), fl. 1637-1641 - 2 - Titles or roles: Rowland Wandesford of Pickhill, Yorkshire; father of Elizabeth, wife of Philip Wharton (1613-96); attorney of the court of wards
Gender: male
Wane, Isaac, fl. 1723 1 - - Gender: male
Wangelin, Clemens von, 1625-1670 - - 1 Titles or roles: Chamberlain in Wolfenbüttel
Gender: male
Wanley, Humfrey, 1672-1726 99 18 4 Titles or roles: antiquary; Old English scholar and librarian
Gender: male
Wanner, Valentin, 1495-1567 - - 1 Alternative names: Valentinus Vannius
Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian
Gender: male
Wansborough (Mr) (fl. before 1728) - - 1 Gender: male
Warburton, G., fl. until 1765 1 - - Gender: male
Warburton, John, 1682-1759 7 - - Titles or roles: herald and antiquary
Gender: male
Warburton, John (Dr), fl. 1758 - 1 - Gender: male
Warburton, William, 1698-1779 36 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Gloucester and religious controversialist
Gender: male
Warcup, Edmund (Sir), 1627-1712 79 21 1 Alternative names: Warcupp, Edmond; Warcopp; Warcop
Titles or roles: magistrate; lawyer; secretary to the parliamentary commissioners in the Isle of Wight; nephew of William Lenthall (1591-1662); cousin of Clement Saunders (fl. 1648)
Gender: male
Warcup, Frances, fl. 1686-1690 1 2 - Alternative names: Warcupp
Titles or roles: daughter of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: female
Warcup, Frances, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: Warcupp
Titles or roles: sister of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: female
Warcup (Mrs), fl. 1648 1 - - Titles or roles: mother of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712); wife of Samuel Warcup, senior
Gender: female
Warcupp, Robert, fl. 1659 1 - - Gender: male
Warcup, Samuel, fl. 1648 4 - - Alternative names: Samuel Warcup, senior; Warcopp
Titles or roles: bailiff of Southwark; father of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712)
Gender: male
Warcup, Samuel, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: Samuel Warcup, junior; Warcupp
Titles or roles: brother of Sir Edmund Warcup (1627-1712); son of Samuel Warcup (senior)
Gender: male
Warden, William, fl. 1648 - 1 - Titles or roles: landlord of the Horse and Horse-shoe, Dover
Gender: male
Warde, William, b.1636 6 - - Titles or roles: of Penkridge, Staffordshire; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Ward, James (Dr), fl. 1613 - 1 - Gender: male
Ward, J., fl. 1720 1 - - Gender: male
Ward, John 1 - - Gender: male
Ward, John, 1678-1758 11 - - Titles or roles: antiquary and biographer; professor of rhetoric, Gresham College, Cambridge; F.R.S., 1723; trustee of the British Museum
Gender: male
Ward, John, b.1765 1 - - Gender: male
Ward, Knox, fl. until 1735 1 - - Titles or roles: patron of the Church of Woolverstone
Gender: male
Wardlaw, Henry (fl. 1581) - - 2 Gender: male
Ward, Michael (Dr), 1643-1681 2 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Derry
Gender: male
Ward (Mr) (mentioned 1693) - - 1 Titles or roles: counsel for City of Oxford
Gender: male
Ward, Samuel, 1577-1640 7 2 3 Titles or roles: preacher; town preacher of Ipswich, 1605
Gender: male
Ward, Samuel (Dr), 1572-1643 13 235 - Alternative names: Warde, Samuel
Titles or roles: Theologian and college head; master of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 1621-43
Gender: male
Ward, Samuel (Sir), fl. 1640 - 1 - Gender: male
Ward, Seth, 1617-1689 81 11 9 Titles or roles: astronomer; bishop of Exeter, 1662-67, and Salisbury, 1667-89
Gender: male
Ward, Thomas, fl. 1721-1735 116 8 - Alternative names: Ward, Thomas, of Longbridge
Gender: male
Ward, William, fl. 1715 1 - - Gender: male
Ware, James (Sir), 1594-1666 4 - - Titles or roles: Antiquary and historian
Gender: male
Waring, Edward, 1735-1798 - - 3 Titles or roles: Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge; mathematician
Gender: male
Waringe, Edmund (Major), fl. 1659 1 1 - Gender: male
Waring, Robert, 1614-1658 3 - - Titles or roles: writer
Gender: male
Warmont (Ms), fl. 1680 - 1 - Gender: female
Warne, Edward, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Warner, Johann, fl. 1638-1645 - - 12 Alternative names: Johann Werner
Titles or roles: Visionary
Gender: male
Warner, John (Dr), 1581-1666 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Rochester
Gender: male
Warner, John, fl. 1685-1686 3 - - Titles or roles: Involved in an experiment concerning the measurement of air pressure at the top and bottom of the spire of Salisbury Cathedral
Gender: male
Warner, John (Sir), fl. 1647-1648 - 1 - Titles or roles: Lord Mayor of London, 1647
Gender: male
Warner, Levin, 1619-1665 4 5 6 Alternative names: Warner, Levinus; Warner, Livinus; Warnerus, Laevinus; Warnerus, Levinus; Warnerus, Livinus; Warnerus, Leovinus
Titles or roles: orientalist; professor at Leiden; traveller
Gender: male
Warner, Richard (Reverend), 1763-1857 1 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Warner, Walter, 1558-1643 1 1 1 Alternative names: Gautier
Titles or roles: mathematician; natural philosopher
Gender: male
Warnsdorf, Caspar von, fl. 1649 - - 1 Gender: male
Warrant, Jacobus, fl. 1663 - - 2 Gender: male
Warren (Dr), fl. until 1695 - 1 - Gender: male
Warren, Edward, fl. 1614-1617 4 - - Titles or roles: prebend of Derry; dean of Ossory
Gender: male
Warren, Elizabeth (Mrs), d.1816 2 - - Alternative names: née Southwell
Titles or roles: Warren, John (1730–1800), bishop of Bangor; daughter of Henry Southwell of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Gender: female
Warren, George, fl. 1723-1726 5 1 - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Warren, John, 1670-1736 42 5 - Titles or roles: rector of Farringdon, Devon from 1709; rector of Bickton, 1717; chaplain to the bishop of Exeter; rector of St Stephen, Exeter, 1709; vicar of St John's, Margarte, 1703-5; rector of Trottiscliffe, Kent, 1695-1709; BA, MA, DD from Queens' College, Cambridge; son of Samuel Warren, vicar of Ashford, Kent
Gender: male
Warren, John, 1730-1800 10 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Bangor
Gender: male
Warren, John, b.1679 1 - - Gender: male
Warren, Richard (Reverend), 1681-1748 20 11 - Titles or roles: archdeacon of Suffolk, 1745-48; rector of Cavendish, Suffolk, 1721-48; fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, 1703-1722; son of Samuel Warren, vicar of Ashford, Kent; brother of John Warren (1670-1736) and William Warren (1683-1745)
Gender: male
Warren, William, fl. 1738 - 1 - Titles or roles: high constable of Middlesex
Gender: male
Warren, William (Reverend Dr), 1683-1745 19 3 - Titles or roles: antiquary and historian of Trinity Hall, Cambridge; LLB, LLD from Trinity Hall, Cambridge; son of Samuel Warren, vicar of Ashford, Kent; brother of John Warren (1670-1736) and Richard Warren (1681-1748)
Gender: male
Warren, William (Sir), 1627-1695 8 - - Titles or roles: Naval contractor
Gender: male
Warre, Richard, fl. 1689-1691 18 4 3 Gender: male
Warrington, William, fl. 1788 1 - - Gender: male
Wartenberg, Albert Ernst von, 1635-1715 1 - - Alternative names: Albrecht Ernst von Wartenberg
Titles or roles: Auxiliary bishop of Regensburg, titular bishop of Laodicea and Libanum, historian of Regensburg
Gender: male
Wartenberg, Franz Wilhelm, 1593-1661 - - 2 Titles or roles: Bishop of Regensburg
Gender: male
Wartensky, Samuel, 1630-1686 22 - 3 Alternative names: Wardyński; Wartensis; Wartenski; Wartensius
Gender: male
Wartensleben, Christian von, 1630-1675 1 - - Alternative names: Christian von Wartensleben
Titles or roles: Dutch colonel; husband of Cornelie Riviere d'Arshot
Gender: male
Warthonius (Dr) (fl. 1610) - - 1 Gender: male
Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800 1 - - Gender: male
Warton, Thomas (Reverend), 1728-1790 3 1 1 Titles or roles: poet and historian; fellow of Trinity College, Oxford
Gender: male
Warwick, Joan, d.1672 - 1 - Alternative names: Fanshawe; Boteler
Titles or roles: Lady Warwick
Gender: female
Warwick, Philip, 1640-1683 9 8 - Alternative names: Philip Warwick, junior
Titles or roles: diplomat; envoy to Sweden, 1680; only son of Sir Philip Warwick (1609–83), politician and historian, and his first wife, Dorothy
Gender: male
Warwick, Philip (Sir), 1609-1683 18 4 - Titles or roles: politician and historian; secretary to the Treasury; father of Philip Warwick (1640-83), envoy to Sweden
Gender: male
Wasaeus, Joseph, fl. 1731 - 1 - Alternative names: Wasaeus, Jos.; Wasse
Gender: male
Wase, Christopher, 1627-1690 9 3 - Titles or roles: schoolmaster and classical scholar
Gender: male
Wase, Christopher, fl. 1674-1675 2 - - Gender: male
Waser, Kaspar, 1565-1625 21 23 1 Alternative names: Waser, Caspar; Waserius, Caspar
Titles or roles: professor of Hebrew at Zurich; orientalist; theologian
Gender: male
Wasmuth, Matthias, 1625-1688 - - 2 Titles or roles: German Orientalist; Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Wasse, Joseph (Reverend), 1672-1738 34 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and classical scholar
Gender: male
Wassenaer, Arend, 1610-1681 2 - - Titles or roles: Soldier; heer van Duivenvoorde
Gender: male
Wassenaer, Emilia van, fl. 1655 - 2 - Alternative names: Merode, Emilia van; Wassenaer, Emilia; Wassenaar Obdam, Aemilia van
Gender: female
Wassenaer, Gerard, 1589-1664 1 - - Alternative names: Gerard van Wassenaer
Titles or roles: Lawyer in Utrecht
Gender: male
Wassenaer Obdam, Jacob van, 1610-1665 29 5 - Alternative names: Jacob van Wassenaer Obdam; Wassenaer, Jacob van; Wassenaer-Obdam, Jacob van
Titles or roles: Dutch admiral; heer van Obdam
Gender: male
Wastell, fl. 1646 - 1 - Titles or roles: M.P. for Malton
Gender: male
Waterhouse, Edward, 1619-1670 1 - - Titles or roles: heraldic writer
Gender: male
Waterhouse, Edward (Sir), 1535-1591 - 1 - Titles or roles: Administrator; secretary to the Lord Deputy of Ireland; Chancellor of the Exchequer and of the green wax, Ireland
Gender: male
Waterhouse, Joseph, fl. 1769 1 - - Gender: male
Waterhouse, Robert, fl. 1695 1 - - Gender: male
Waterlaet, Lambertus, b.1618 2 - - Alternative names: Waterlaet, Lambertus van den
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Waterland, Daniel (Dr), 1683-1740 - 1 - Titles or roles: theologian
Gender: male
Waterman, John, fl. 1721 1 - - Gender: male
Waterton, J., fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
Watkins, Charles, d.1808 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer and legal writer
Gender: male
Watkins, David, fl. 1698 4 - - Gender: male
Watkins, fl. 1705 - 1 - Gender: male
Watkins, H., fl. 1712 - 1 - Gender: male
Watkins, John (Dr) (fl. 1792-1831) 1 - - Titles or roles: writer
Gender: male
Watkinson, Henry (Dr), 1628-1712 3 - - Titles or roles: chancellor of York
Gender: male
Watkinson (Mrs), fl. 1745 2 - - Gender: female
Watkinson, Peter, 1606-1688 2 - - Titles or roles: rector of Edlington
Gender: male
Watkinson, William, fl. 1718 1 - - Gender: male
Watkins, Richard, fl. 1688 1 - - Gender: male
Watkins, William, fl. 1742 1 - - Titles or roles: master of the King's Grammar School, Evesham
Gender: male
Watmore, Robert (mentioned 1696) - - 1 Titles or roles: servant of John Wallis (1650-1717), lawyer
Gender: male
Wats, Gilbert (mentioned 1653) - - 1 Titles or roles: of Lincoln College, Oxford
Gender: male
Watson, David, fl. 1708 2 - - Titles or roles: sailor, who shipped specimens from Johann Angerstein to Edward Lhwyd in 1708
Gender: male
Watson, James, 1664-1722 - 4 - Titles or roles: printer and bookseller in Edinburgh
Gender: male
Watson, John, 1520-1584 - 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Winchester
Gender: male
Watson, John, 1725-1783 13 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and antiquary; fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford
Gender: male
Watson, Lewis, 1584-1653 1 - - Titles or roles: first baron Rockingham; landowner
Gender: male
Watson, Lewis, 1655-1724 1 - - Titles or roles: first Earl of Rockingham; politician
Gender: male
Watson (Mr) (fl. 1624) - - 1 Gender: male
Watson (Mr) (mentioned in 1652) - - 1 Titles or roles: father-in-law of Mr Bridgman; near Naerden, Netherlands
Gender: male
Watson, T., fl. 1705 1 - - Gender: male
Watson, Thomas, 1725-1783 1 - - Gender: male
Watson, Thomas (Dr), 1637-1717 13 4 - Titles or roles: bishop of St David's
Gender: male
Watt, James, 1736-1819 - - 1 Titles or roles: Engineer; scientist
Gender: male
Watts, Charles, fl. 1670 1 - - Gender: male
Watts, George, d.1772 2 - - Gender: male
Watts, I. (Dr), fl. 1737 - 1 - Gender: male
Watts, Isaac (Dr), fl. 1735 - 1 - Gender: male
Watts, John (Sir), fl. 1646 - 1 - Titles or roles: governor and warden of Chirk Castle
Gender: male
Wattson, Thomas, fl. 1607 1 - - Gender: male
Watts, Robert, 1683-1726 20 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Great Gidding, Huntingdon
Gender: male
Watts, William, 1647-1722 1 - - Gender: male
Watts, William, d.1679 1 - - Titles or roles: prebendary of Hereford
Gender: male
Watts, William, fl. 1689 1 - - Gender: male
Watts, William, fl. 1636 1 - - Titles or roles: writing from Northampton
Gender: male
Waugh, John, 1661-1734 2 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Carlisle
Gender: male
Waugh, John, 1701-1765 1 - - Titles or roles: dean of Worcester; prebendary of Carlisle Cathedral, and chancellor of the diocese of Carlisle; son of Waugh, John (1661–1734), bishop of Carlisle
Gender: male
Waugh, John, fl. 1701-1702 2 - - Gender: male
Waveren, Anthony Oetgens van, 1585-1658 1 2 - Alternative names: Antonius Oetgens; Oetgens, Anthony; Oetgens van Waveren, Anthony; Oetjens; Oetjes; Oetyens; Van Waveren, Anthony Oetgens; Waeveren
Titles or roles: Lord of Waveren and Botshol, Ruige Wilnis; member of Council of Amsterdam; member of Committed Councils of Holland in the Zuiderkwartier; son of Frans Hendricksz. Oetgens (1558–1625); burgomaster, Amsterdam; husband of Anna Spiegel (1582–1644); deputy of the General-States
Gender: male
Wayet, William, fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: male
Wayte, Thomas (Colonel) (fl. 1634-68) 1 - - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer and regicide
Gender: male
Waythe, Charles (Captain), fl. 1818 1 - - Gender: male
W., C., fl. 1709 1 - - Alternative names: C. W.
Titles or roles: Unidentified correspondent of Robert Fleming (1660-1716)
Gender: male
Weaver, John, d.1685 1 - - Titles or roles: politician and government official; M.P. for Stamford
Gender: male
Weaver, Thomas, fl. 1684 - 1 - Gender: male
Webber, Zacharias, fl. 1663 - - 1 Gender: male
Webb, James (fl. 1681-82) 2 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1659
Gender: male
Webb, John, 1776-1869 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and antiquary
Gender: male
Webb, John, fl. 1721-1731 3 - - Gender: male
Webb, Joseph (fl. 1628-48) 6 - 2 Gender: male
Webb, Philip Carteret, 1700-1770 1 - - Gender: male
Webb, Thomas, fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Webb, Thomas, fl. 1715 1 - - Gender: male
Webb, William, fl. 1639 2 - - Titles or roles: bookseller in Oxford
Gender: male
Webb, William, fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Webe, Dr., fl. 1661 - - 1 Gender: male
Weber, Michael, 1593-1668 - - 2 Gender: male
Weber, Philipp, 1588-1652 - - 3 Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian
Gender: male
Webersky, Balthasar (fl. 1614-61) 2 - 1 Alternative names: Webersci; Wedersci; Weberski; Weberski von Webertzig
Gender: male
Webster, John, 1611-1682 10 1 1 Titles or roles: schoolmaster and polemicist; physician and theologian; mineralogist
Gender: male
Webster, William, 1691-1758 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and theological writer
Gender: male
Wechel, André, d.1581 1 - - Alternative names: Wechelus, Andreas
Titles or roles: Printer
Gender: male
Wechtler, Johann Conrad, fl. 1639-1643 3 - - Alternative names: Johann Konrad Wechtler
Titles or roles: Physician in Vienna
Gender: male
Wecker, Johann Jakob, 1528-1586 - - 1 Alternative names: Veckerus, Johannes Jacobus; Weckerus, Joannes Jacobus
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Weckerlin, Georg Rudolf, 1584-1653 1 1 - Titles or roles: Secretary to Duke Johann Friedrich of Württemberg; diplomat; German poet
Gender: male
Weckherlin, Georg Rudolph, 1584-1653 5 - 1 Titles or roles: government official and poet; secretary of Foreign Affairs to the Committee at Derby House
Gender: male
Wedderburn, David, 1580-1646 2 2 - Alternative names: Wedderburnus, David
Titles or roles: Poet; Latin grammarian; moderator of Aberdeen Grammar School
Gender: male
Wedderburn, J., 1585-1639 1 - - Gender: male
Wedemann, Henning, fl. 1627-1638 - - 3 Titles or roles: Active in Lüneburg
Gender: male
Wedsteinius (?), fl. 1640 - 1 - Titles or roles: correspondent of Gerardus Joannes Vossius
Gender: male
Weedon, Thomas, fl. 1672 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Weellemans, Cornelius, fl. 1577 1 1 - Alternative names: Corn. Weellemans
Titles or roles: Clerk of the Court of the Estates-General of Brabant
Gender: male
Weemir, Patrick (Sir), fl. 1647 - 1 - Gender: male
Weerdt, Jodocus de, d.1625 1 - - Alternative names: Josse de Weedt; Jodocus de Weerd; Jodokus de Weerdt; Iodocus de Weerdt; Jodokus de Werdt
Titles or roles: Writer
Gender: male
Weert, Jan Christiaansen, fl. 1659 4 - - Gender: male
Wegelin, Thomas, 1577-1629 - 2 - Alternative names: Thomas Vögelin
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Wegleiter, Christoph (mentioned 1686) - - 1 Gender: male
Wegmann, Johann Jakob, fl. 1667 1 1 - Titles or roles: Resident in Brno (Moravia)
Gender: male
Weickersreutter, Johann Philipp, 1629-1699 - - 5 Gender: male
Weickmann, Christoph, fl. 1667 1 - - Alternative names: Christoph Werckmann
Titles or roles: Merchant in Ulm
Gender: male
Weigel, Valentin, 1533-1588 - - 4 Gender: male
Weigenmeir, Johann Georg, fl. 1635 1 - - Gender: male
Weijlandt, Christoffel van, 1648-1680 - 3 - Alternative names: Weijland
Titles or roles: Merchant; correspondent of Antoinette Bourignon; related to Jan Swammerdam; member of Reformed church
Gender: male
Weikhard von Auersperg, Johann, 1615-1677 6 1 - Alternative names: Weikart; Weickard
Titles or roles: Prime Minister of Austria, first Prince of Auersperg, Imperial Prince of Tengen, Duke of Münsterberg, tutor to Ferdinand IV
Gender: male
Weilhamer, Wilhelm, 1596-1663 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Weinhard, Franz, d.1618, fl. 1686 1 - - Alternative names: Weinhardt
Titles or roles: Suffragan of Regensburg,vice-general of the diocese, titular bishop of Lidda
Gender: male
Weinheimer, Adam, 1614-1666 - - 7 Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian
Gender: male
Weininger, Johann Bernhard, fl. 1662 - - 8 Titles or roles: Jurist; Respondent in Tubingen
Gender: male
Weininger, Konrad, fl. 1615-1637 15 - - Alternative names: Conrad Weininger
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Weinlin, Josaphat, 1601-1662 1 - 48 Titles or roles: Doctor
Gender: male
Weinmann, Erhard, fl. 1620-1637 3 - 2 Titles or roles: Preacher in Stuttgart
Gender: male
Weinmann, Johann, 1599-1672 - - 1 Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian; Professor in Altdorf
Gender: male
Weinrich, Karl, fl. 1626-1634 - 1 - Gender: male
Weiss, Joannes, fl. 1638-1640 2 - - Alternative names: Johann Weiß
Gender: male
Weiss, Johann, fl. 1639 - - 1 Titles or roles: Printer in Frankfurt?
Gender: male
Weitbrecht, Josias, 1702-1747 2 3 - Titles or roles: Professor of Medicine and Anatomy, University of St. Petersburg
Gender: male
Weland, Daniel, fl. 1555 - 1 - Gender: male
Welborne, Robert, fl. 1695 6 - - Gender: male
Welby, Joseph, fl. 1715 2 - - Gender: male
Welchman, Edward (Reverend), 1665-1739 4 1 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and religious writer; archdeacon of Cardigan and prebendary of St David's from 1727; chaplain to the bishop of Lichfield, and prebendary of Wolvey
Gender: male
Welchman, W., fl. 1737 1 - - Gender: male
Welcome, Daniel (fl. 1661) - - 1 Titles or roles: Acquaintance of Samuel Hartlib and Johann Rudolf Suter
Gender: male
Weldon, Anthony (Sir), d.1649 2 - - Titles or roles: member of the committee of sequestrations
Gender: male
Weldon, Ralph (Colonel), fl. 1647 2 - - Titles or roles: Governor of Plymouth
Gender: male
Welhammer, Christoph, 1585-1646 - - 3 Alternative names: Christoph Welhamer
Titles or roles: Evangelical theologian
Gender: male
Weller, Jakob, 1602-1664 - - 8 Alternative names: Jacob Weller; Jakob Weller von Molsdorf
Titles or roles: Lutheran theologian
Gender: male
Weller, Richard, d.1683 6 2 - Titles or roles: pensioner at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1627
Gender: male
Weller, Richard, d.1670 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1611
Gender: male
Welles, Thomas, 1598-1660 1 - - Titles or roles: governor of Connecticut
Gender: male
Welles, Walter, fl. 1630-1632 5 - - Alternative names: Wells, Walter; Wells, Gualther
Gender: male
Wells, Edward, 1667-1727 3 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and educationist; mathematician and divine
Gender: male
Wells, Francis, 1606-1689 1 - - Alternative names: Welles, Francis
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; curate of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Gender: male
Wells, Joseph, b.1656 13 - - Gender: male
Wells, Samuel, 1614-1678 1 - - Alternative names: Welles, Samuel
Gender: male
Wells, Samuel, b.1683 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, 1714
Gender: male
Wellwood, James, 1652-1727 1 - - Alternative names: Welwood
Titles or roles: Physician; writer on politics
Gender: male
Welsch, Georg Hieronymus, 1624-1677 2 - 2 Titles or roles: Physician in Augsburg
Gender: male
Welser, Markus, 1558-1614 52 39 2 Alternative names: Marcus Velserus; Welserus
Titles or roles: humanist, historian; publisher; Bürgermeister of Augsburg, 1611
Gender: male
Welstein, fl. 1697 1 - - Gender: male
Weltden (Mrs), fl. 1730 1 1 - Gender: female
Welton (Dr) (mentioned 1733) - - 1 Gender: male
Welz, Georg, fl. 1672-1684 7 - - Alternative names: Giorgio Welz; Georgio Velz
Titles or roles: Protestant merchant in Naples
Gender: male
Wemyss, Jo, fl. 1727 1 - - Alternative names: Jo. Wemyss
Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Wendelin, Godefroy, 1580-1667 41 16 - Alternative names: Wendelinus, Godfried; Wendelen, Govaert; Vendelinus; Godefroid; Gottfried; Godefroid Wendelinus
Titles or roles: Flemish astronomer
Gender: male
Wendles, Thomas, fl. 1746 1 - - Gender: male
Wendoornius, Gab., fl. 1643 1 - - Gender: male
Wenman, Thomas, 1596-1665 1 - - Alternative names: Lord Thomas Wenman
Titles or roles: second Viscount Wenman; politician
Gender: male
Wense, Wilhelm, von der, 1586-1641 2 - 24 Gender: male
Wentworth, Charles Watson-, 1730-1792 1 - - Alternative names: Watson-Wentworth, Charles
Titles or roles: second marquess of Rockingham; prime minister
Gender: male
Wentworth, Darcy, fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Wentworth, Dillon, 1633-1685 - - 1 Titles or roles: fourth earl of Roscommon; poet
Gender: male
Wentworth, John, d.1683 2 - - Titles or roles: matriculated 1621
Gender: male
Wentworth, John, fl. 1616 - 1 - Gender: male
Wentworth, Thomas, 1593-1641 3 1 - Titles or roles: first earl of Strafford (first creation); lord lieutenant of Ireland
Gender: male
Wentworth, Thomas, 1672-1739 2 2 - Alternative names: Monsieur l'envoyé Briton
Titles or roles: first earl of Stratford (second creation); diplomatist and army officer; British ambassador at the Hague
Gender: male
Wentworth, Thomas, 1613-1665 1 - - Alternative names: Lord Wentworth
Titles or roles: fifth Baron Wentworth; royalist army officer
Gender: male
Wentworth, William, 1626-1695 1 3 2 Titles or roles: second earl of Strafford (first creation)
Gender: male
Wenzel, Michael, fl. 1615 1 - - Titles or roles: Respondent in Straßburg
Gender: male
Wepfer, Johann Jakob, 1620-1695 2 1 1 Titles or roles: Physician in Basel and Schaffhausen
Gender: male
Werckhoven, Cornelius van, fl. 1644 - 1 - Alternative names: Van Werckhoven, Cornelius
Gender: male
Werdenhagen, Johann Angelius von, 1581-1652 6 - 3 Alternative names: Werdenhaegen; Werdenhaegiken; Angelius; Johannes; von Werdenhagen
Titles or roles: Philosopher; jurist; diplomat
Gender: male
Werden, John (Sir), 1640-1716 3 2 - Titles or roles: diplomat and politician; first baronet
Gender: male
Werden, Robert (Major General), 1621-1690 1 - 1 Titles or roles: army officer; treasurer and receiver-general to the queen, 1685
Gender: male
Werdenstein, Johann Georg von, 1542-1608 2 - - Alternative names: Johann Georg von Werdenstein; Werdenstein, Ioannes Gregorius von
Titles or roles: Canon of Augsburg and Eichstätt; librarian
Gender: male
Werduman, S. van, fl. 1617 1 - - Alternative names: Van Werduman, S.
Gender: male
Werndeley, (Reverend Mr), fl. 1711 - 1 - Alternative names: Werndeley, (Reverend Mr), and his sons at Oxford
Gender: male
Werndeley, sons of, fl. 1711 - 1 - Titles or roles: sons of Reverend Werndeley (fl. 1711)
Gender: male
Werndly, John Conrad, 1656-1727 5 - - Alternative names: Werndley, John Conrad; Werndli, Johann Konrad
Titles or roles: chaplain and secretary to Mr A. Stanyan, the English Envoy
Gender: male
Werner, Johann, fl. 1640 1 - - Alternative names: Johann Warner
Gender: male
Werner, Rudolph, fl. 1667 1 - - Alternative names: Rudolphus Werner; Rudolf
Titles or roles: Jesuit in Prague
Gender: male
Werner, Thomas, d.1650 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Wern, Jakob, 1603-1673 4 - - Alternative names: Jakob Wörn
Gender: male
Wertheim de Rochefort, Johann Dietrich Löwenstein, 1585-1657 - 1 - Gender: male
Wertheim de Virneburg, Friedrich Ludwig Löwenstein, 1598-1657 - 1 10 Alternative names: Frederick Louis, Count of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Virneburg; Löwenstein-Wertheim-Virneburg, Friedrich Ludwig zu
Gender: male
Werth, Johann von, 1591-1652 - - 3 Alternative names: Count Johann von Werth
Titles or roles: Imperial General of Cavalry
Gender: male
Werve, Hermann de, 1584-1656 - - 1 Titles or roles: Astronomer
Gender: male
Wescombe, Anthony (Sir), d.1752 27 2 - Titles or roles: Deputy Commissary General, 1724; son of Sir Martin Wescombe
Gender: male
Wescombe, Martin (Sir) (fl. 1697-98) 1 - - Titles or roles: Consul at Cadiz; father of Sir Anthony Wescombe (d.1752)
Gender: male
Wesel, Roemer, 1625-1695 2 2 - Titles or roles: Lawyer, The Hague
Gender: male
Wesley, Samuel, 1662-1735 8 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; poet
Gender: male
Wesselingius, P., 1671-1745 19 - - Alternative names: Wesselius, P.
Gender: male
Wesseling, Peter, 1692-1764 40 - - Alternative names: Wesseling, Pieter; Wesselingius, Petrus
Gender: male
Wesselius (fl. 1636) - - 1 Titles or roles: Known to Caspar Godemann and John Dury
Gender: male
Wessel, Johann, fl. 1649-1651 - 2 4 Titles or roles: Correspondent of Abraham von Franckenberg, in Lübeck
Gender: male
Wessem, Godfried van, b.1590 2 3 - Alternative names: Wessemius, Godefridus
Titles or roles: Teacher in latin school, Dordrecht
Gender: male
Wessenius, Guilhelmus, fl. until 1649 1 - - Gender: male
West (Aunt of William West), fl. 1730 - 1 - Titles or roles: in Cheapside, London; aunt of William West (fl. 1730-33)
Gender: female
Westcott, Thomas, b.1583 1 - - Gender: male
West, Elizabeth, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: female
Westenholme, John (Sir), fl. 1635 - 1 - Gender: male
Westerbaen, Jacob, 1599-1670 35 19 - Titles or roles: Poet; physician
Gender: male
Westerburch, J., fl. 1632 1 - - Alternative names: Westerburch, J. (in the name of the priesthood of Dordrecht)
Titles or roles: Minister at Dordrecht
Gender: male
Westerfeld, Johann Marcellus, d.1678 - - 1 Titles or roles: Superintendent in Nördlingen
Gender: male
West, Francis, d.1652 1 - - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer; lieutenant of the Tower, 1645-47
Gender: male
Westhovius, Theodorus (fl. before 1690) 2 - - Titles or roles: pastor of Zevenbergen
Gender: male
West, James, 1703-1772 176 7 2 Titles or roles: politician and antiquary
Gender: male
West, J., fl. 1703 2 - - Gender: male
Westley, T. 1 - - Gender: male
Westley, Thomas, fl. until 1668 2 - - Gender: male
Westmacott, Lawerence, fl. 1685 1 - - Alternative names: Westmacott, Lawerence
Gender: male
Westmacott, William, fl. 1676 1 - - Gender: male
Weston, Edward, 1703-1770 3 - - Titles or roles: government official and author
Gender: male
Weston, Elisabeth Jane, 1581-1612 1 1 - Titles or roles: poet; step daughter of Edward Kelley, who; accompanied John Dee to Poland and Prague; wife of Johannes Leo, agent of Duke of Brunswick
Gender: female
Weston (Hon.), fl. 1770 1 - - Gender: male
Weston, in third person 1 - - Gender: male
Weston, Jerome, 1605-1663 - 2 - Titles or roles: second earl of Portland; politician; son of Richard Weston, first earl of Portland (bap. 1577-1635), and his second wife, Frances (d. 1645)
Gender: male
Weston, John (Dr), 1598-1660 1 - - Titles or roles: canon of Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Weston, Richard, 1577-1635 5 3 1 Titles or roles: first earl of Portland; politician; father of Weston, Jerome, second earl of Portland
Gender: male
Weston, Richard, fl. 1654 2 - - Gender: male
Weston, Richard, fl. 1630 - 1 - Gender: male
Weston, Thomas (mentioned 1701) - - 1 Titles or roles: servant of John Flamsteed (1646-1719)
Gender: male
West, Richard, 1716-1742 25 34 10 Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Westroe, Thomas, fl. 1647 1 - - Alternative names: Westrow
Gender: male
West, Thomas - 1 - Alternative names: West, Thomas, of Sunningwell
Gender: male
West, Thomas, fl. 1700 1 - - Gender: male
West, William, fl. 1730-1733 2 - - Gender: male
Wetenhall, Edward (Dr), 1636-1713 10 - - Alternative names: Wettenhall; Whetenhall; Whitnall; Withnoll; Wythnall
Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Kilmore and Ardagh; bishop of Cork and Ross
Gender: male
Wetherall, Thomas, 1723-1772 or after 5 - - Gender: male
Wetherell, Nathan, 1727-1807 6 - - Alternative names: Wetherell, Nathaniel
Titles or roles: dean of Hereford and master of University College, Oxford; father of Wetherell, Sir Charles (1770–1846), politician and lawyer
Gender: male
Wetherill, Elizabeth, fl. 1701 1 - - Gender: female
Wetstein, Hendrik, 1649-1726 13 2 2 Alternative names: Wetstein, Henricus; Wetstein, Henrik; Wetstein, Henry; Wetstein, Joannes Henricus; Wetstenius, Johan Hendrik; Wetstenius, Johannes Henricus
Titles or roles: bookseller in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Wetstein, J. L., fl. 1683 2 - - Titles or roles: bookseller in Amsterdam; probably brother of Henricus Wetstein (1649-1726)
Gender: male
Wetstein, L., fl. 1689-1690 1 1 - Titles or roles: bookseller in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Wettstein, Johann Rudolf, 1614-1684 6 1 - Alternative names: Wettstein the younger; Wetstein
Titles or roles: Scholar in philology; theologian; eldest son of Johann Rudolf Wettstein (1594-1666); father of Johann Rudolf Wettstein (1647-1711)
Gender: male
Wetzel, Johann Burchard, b.1597 1 - - Titles or roles: secretary of the Graf of Waldeck-Pyrmont
Gender: male
Wevelichoven, J. van, 1591-1656 3 - - Alternative names: Van Wevelichoven, J.
Gender: male
Wevelinckhoven, Jan van, 1592-1656 3 3 - Alternative names: Wevelinchoven, Joannes a; Wevelinkhoven; Van Wevelinchoven
Titles or roles: Secretary to the curators of Leiden University
Gender: male
Wevelinckhoven, Johannes Balthasar van, 1667-1719 1 1 - Alternative names: Joannes Balthasar Wevelinckhoven
Gender: male
Weverdt, Alexander, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Weyerstraet, Elizeus 2 - - Alternative names: Elise van Weyerstraet; Elisée; Eliseus
Titles or roles: Printer in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Weymius, James (fl. 1603-25) 1 - - Titles or roles: Orator; Vice-chancellor, St Andrews
Gender: male
Weymsius, Petrus, d.1657 1 - - Alternative names: Weyms, Petrus van; Weymbs, Petrus van; Weyms, Peter von; Weyms, Petrus a
Titles or roles: Jurist, diplomat and politician; son of the Leuven professor Stephanus
Gender: male
Wezeke, Werner van, d.1589, fl. 1574-1589 3 - - Alternative names: Vezekius, Bernherus; Bernardus
Titles or roles: Dutch Reformed minister
Gender: male
Węgierski, Tomasz, 1587-1653 - - 2 Alternative names: Wegierski
Gender: male
Whaley, Daniel (mentioned 1698) - - 1 Titles or roles: deaf patient of John Wallis (1616-1703)
Gender: male
Whaley, Ferrand, b.1680, fl. 1724 3 - - Alternative names: Whaley, F. and Sons, Whaley, S.
Titles or roles: older brother of Samuel Whaley
Gender: male
Whaley, Nathaniel, fl. 1710 - 1 - Titles or roles: warden of Wadham College, Oxford
Gender: male
Whaley, Samuel, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: younger brother of Ferrand Whaley
Gender: male
Whalley, Edward (Colonel), d.1675 1 - - Titles or roles: regicide and major-general; appointed Lord Whalley under the protectorate
Gender: male
Whalley, Henry, fl. 1652 1 - - Gender: male
Whalley, John, 1699 or before-1748 - 1 4 Gender: male
Whalley, Peter (Reverend), 1722-1791 1 - - Titles or roles: author and literary editor
Gender: male
Whalley, Thomas (Dr), fl. 1721 - 1 - Gender: male
Wharton, Anne (Lady), d.1692 1 8 - Alternative names: née Carr; formerly married to Edward Popham
Titles or roles: third wife of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613-96)
Gender: female
Wharton, Ann, fl. 1662 1 - - Gender: female
Wharton (Colonel) - 1 - Gender: male
Wharton, Edward, fl. until 1710 1 - - Gender: male
Wharton, fl. 1684 1 - - Alternative names: Wharton of Boston
Titles or roles: merchant
Gender: male
Wharton, George, fl. 1646-1651 3 1 1 Titles or roles: Friend of Elias Ashmole; wounded at the Battle of Stow-on-the-Wold. 1646
Gender: male
Wharton, Goodwin, 1653-1704 2 1 - Titles or roles: politician and autobiographer; son of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613–96)
Gender: male
Wharton, Goodwin, fl. 1642 - 1 - Gender: male
Wharton, Henry, 1664-1695 8 14 - Alternative names: H.W.
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; historian; librarian
Gender: male
Wharton, Henry, fl. 1700 1 - - Gender: male
Wharton, Henry (fl. 1689) - - 1 Gender: male
Wharton, Jane (Lady), 1618-1658 - 1 - Alternative names: née Goodwin
Titles or roles: second wife of of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613–1696)
Gender: female
Wharton, Mary, fl. 1664 - 4 - Titles or roles: daughter of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613-1696)
Gender: female
Wharton, Michael (Sir), fl. 1642 - 1 - Gender: male
Wharton, Philip, 1613-1696 25 629 - Titles or roles: fourth Baron Wharton; politician
Gender: male
Wharton, Philip James, 1698-1731 2 - - Titles or roles: first Duke of Wharton and Jacobite duke of Northumberland; only son and heir of Thomas Wharton, fifth Baron (1648–1715); rake; politician
Gender: male
Wharton, Richard, fl. 1684 1 - - Titles or roles: in Boston, 1684
Gender: male
Wharton (son of Philip Wharton, third baron) (fl. 1610) - - 1 Titles or roles: son of Baron Wharton
Gender: male
Wharton, Susanna, fl. 1670 1 - - Alternative names: Wharton, Su; Wharton, Su[sanna]
Titles or roles: patient of Dr Martin Lister (1639-1712); godmother to one of Martin Lister's children (possibly Susanna, who was baptised 9 June 1670)
Gender: male
Wharton, T., fl. 1790 3 - - Titles or roles: purser of H.M.S. Warrior
Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas, 1648-1715 8 1 1 Titles or roles: first Marquess of Wharton; first Marquess of Malmesbury; first Marquess of Catherlough; politician; son of Philip Wharton, fourth Baron (1613-96)
Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas, 1717-1794 1 101 31 Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas (Dr), 1614-1673 2 - 1 Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas, fl. 1714 1 - - Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas, fl. until 1708 1 - - Gender: male
Wharton, Thomas (Sir), 1615-1684 1 - - Titles or roles: brother of Philip Wharton, fourth baron (1613-96)
Gender: male
Wharton, William (Hon.), fl. 1682 - 1 - Gender: male
Wharton, William (Lord), fl. 1663 - 1 - Gender: male
Whatman, J., fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Wheare, Degory, 1573-1647 - - 1 Gender: male
Wheatly, Charles (Reverend), 1686-1742 48 17 - Alternative names: Wheatley, Charles
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; liturgical scholar; vicar of Brent and Furneux Pelham, Hertfordshire
Gender: male
Wheeler, Charles (Sir), 1620-1683 1 - - Gender: male
Wheeler, George - 1 - Gender: male
Wheeler, John, d.1617 1 - - Titles or roles: secretary of the Company of Merchant Adventurers
Gender: male
Wheeler, Maurice, 1647-1727 16 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; almanac maker; master of College School, Gloucester
Gender: male
Wheeler, William 6 - 35 Gender: male
Wheeler, William (Reverend), fl. 1755 1 - - Gender: male
Wheelocke, Abraham, 1593-1653 7 - 9 Alternative names: Wheelock, Abraham
Titles or roles: linguist and librarian; professor of Anglo-Saxon, Cambridge; vicar of Middleton, Norfolk
Gender: male
Wheelock, fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: male
Wheldon, James, fl. 1680 2 - - Gender: male
Wheler, Granville, 1701-1770 2 - - Titles or roles: experimental philosopher; third son of Sir George Wheler (1651-1724) and his wife, Grace
Gender: male
Wheler (Mr), fl. 1703 - 1 - Gender: male
Wheler, Robert Bell, 1785-1857 1 - - Titles or roles: antiquary; fourth child but only son of Robert Wheler (1742–1819), solicitor in Stratford-upon-Avon
Gender: male
Whelpdale, Andrew (mentioned 1650) - - 1 Titles or roles: B.A., Oxford
Gender: male
Whetcomb, Peter, fl. 1650-1651 2 - - Gender: male
Whichcot (brother of Benjamin), fl. 1672 - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Benjamin Whichcot (fl. 1609-83)
Gender: male
Whichcote, Benjamin (Dr), 1609-1683 15 5 1 Alternative names: Whichcot
Titles or roles: theologian and moral philosopher; vicar of St Lawrence Jewry, London
Gender: male
Whichcote, Charles, fl. 1628 1 - - Titles or roles: Church Council of St Stephen's, Coleman Street, London
Gender: male
Whichcote, Christopher, fl. 1646-1657 5 2 - Alternative names: Colonel Christopher Whichcote
Titles or roles: Governor of Windsor Castle; father of Mary Whichcote; father-in-law of John Worthington
Gender: male
Whichcote, Jeremy, 1614-1677 2 - - Gender: male
Whichcote, Mary, 1640-1667 4 8 - Gender: female
Whichcott (Colonel), fl. 1705 - 1 - Alternative names: Colonel Whichcott, of Epworth
Gender: male
Whistler, Edward, fl. 1719 1 - - Gender: male
Whiston, Thomas (Reverend Dr), 1748-1803 4 - - Gender: male
Whiston, William, 1667-1752 2 - - Titles or roles: natural philosopher and theologian
Gender: male
Whitaker, Laurence, 1578-1654 1 - - Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Whitaker (Mr) (mentioned 1648) - - 2 Titles or roles: stationer
Gender: male
Whitaker, Thomas Durham (Reverend), 1759-1821 1 - - Titles or roles: topographer and antiquary; vicar of Whalley and Blackburn and rector of Heysham
Gender: male
Whitaker, William, 1547-1595 - - 1 Alternative names: Whitacker
Titles or roles: Theologian; Master of St. John's College in Cambridge; Nephew of Alexander Nowell
Gender: male
Whitaker, William, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Whitbread, J., 1764-1815 1 - - Gender: male
Whitby, Daniel, 1637-1726 17 3 - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and author; chaplain to bishop of Salisbury, Seth Ward; prebend and rector of St Edmund's
Gender: male
Whitchurch, Samuel, fl. 1730 1 - - Gender: male
Whitcombe, Symon, fl. 1628 1 - - Alternative names: Whitcombe, Simon
Titles or roles: Church Council of St Stephen's, London
Gender: male
White, Blase, b.1638 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Thanet
Gender: male
Whitefoord, Caleb, 1734-1810 1 - - Alternative names: Whitford, Caleb
Titles or roles: wine merchant; diplomatist; author of political essays and comments
Gender: male
Whitefoote, John, 1610-1699 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Higham
Gender: male
Whitefoote, John, fl. 1682 1 - - Alternative names: John Whitefoote, senior; Whitefoot, John
Gender: male
Whitefoot (Reverend Mr), fl. 1680 - 1 - Gender: male
White, Francis - - 1 Titles or roles: Dean of Carlisle, appointed 14 September 1622
Gender: male
Whitehall, James, 1581-1644 1 - - Titles or roles: Rector of Checkley, Staffordshire
Gender: male
Whitehall, Robert, 1625-1685 1 - - Titles or roles: poet
Gender: male
Whitehouse, Edward, fl. 1712 1 - - Gender: male
Whitehurst, John, 1713-1788 - 1 - Titles or roles: Maker of clocks and scientific instruments; geologist
Gender: male
White, Jeremiah, 1629-1707 3 - - Titles or roles: nonconformist minister
Gender: male
White, J., fl. 1808 1 - - Gender: male
White, John (fl. 1705-06) 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. University College, Oxford, 1652
Gender: male
White, John, fl. 1755-1780 19 - - Gender: male
White, John, fl. 1644 - 1 - Titles or roles: Westminster, Assembly of Divines at
Gender: male
White, John, fl. 1665-1666 2 - - Titles or roles: of South Warnborough in Hampshire; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
White, John (Reverend), fl. 1722 1 - - Alternative names: White, John (Reverend) of Christ Church
Gender: male
White, Joseph (Captain), b.1720 2 - - Titles or roles: from Whitefort House, Wexford
Gender: male
Whitelocke, Bulstrode (Sir), 1605-1675 1 7 1 Alternative names: Whitlocke, Bulstrode; Whitelock, Bulstrode; Lord Whitelock; Lord Whitelocke
Titles or roles: lawyer and politician; president of the Council of State; eldest son of Sir James Whitelock (1570-1632); appointed Lord Whitelocke under the protectorate
Gender: male
Whitelocke, James (Sir), 1579-1632 1 - - Titles or roles: judge; father of Bulstrode Whitelock (1605-75)
Gender: male
Whitelocke, William (Sir), fl. 1703-1713 8 - - Titles or roles: M.P. for Oxford University, 1707
Gender: male
White (mentioned 1630) - - 1 Gender: male
White (Mr), fl. 1802 - 1 - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
White (Mr), fl. 1805 3 - - Gender: male
White (Mr) (fl. 1720) - - 1 Alternative names: Mr White of Brentford
Gender: male
White, Richard, fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
White, Richard, fl. 1722 1 - - Gender: male
Whiteside, John (Reverend), 1679-1729 - 12 - Titles or roles: museum curator and experimental philosopher; keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1714
Gender: male
White, Thomas, 1628-1698 18 4 - Titles or roles: bishop of Peterborough and non-juror; one of the Seven Bishops, 1688
Gender: male
White, Thomas, 1593-1676 - - 2 Alternative names: Thomas Anglus; Thomas Albius
Titles or roles: Catholic priest and scholar
Gender: male
White, Thomas, d.1606 - - 1 Alternative names: Mr Thomas White
Titles or roles: fellow at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1603; incorporated at Oxford, 1605; Will proved 1606
Gender: male
White, Thomas (Dr), 1550-1624 - - 1 Titles or roles: Founder of Sion College, London; founder of White's professorship of moral philosophy, Oxford
Gender: male
White, Thomas, fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
White, Thomas, fl. 1657-1658 - 3 - Gender: male
White, Thomas (Sir), 1495-1567 1 - - Titles or roles: founder of St John's College, Oxford
Gender: male
White, William (Colonel), fl. 1649 1 - - Gender: male
White, William, fl. 1649 1 1 - Gender: male
Whitfeld, Thomas (fl. 1626-27) 2 - - Titles or roles: pensioner Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1602, 1604
Gender: male
Whitfield, Francis, fl. 1552-1560 - 2 - Titles or roles: Servant of Bess of Hardwick
Gender: male
Whitfield, George, fl. 1740 - 1 - Gender: male
Whitfield, Henry, b.1591 - - 1 Titles or roles: of Kent; matric. New College, Oxford, 16 June 1610; rector of Ockley, Surrey, 1616
Gender: male
Whitfield, Henry (Reverend), 1732-1819 2 - - Gender: male
Whitfield, John (Reverend), 1631-1705 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire
Gender: male
Whitfield, S., fl. 1720 1 - - Gender: male
Whitgift, Anne, fl. 1680 1 - - Titles or roles: great-niece of John Whitgift, archbishop of Canterbury (1530/31?–1604)
Gender: female
Whitgift, John, 1530-1604 6 14 6 Titles or roles: archbishop of Canterbury
Gender: male
Whithill, N. (fl. 1720-21) 2 - - Gender: male
Whiting, Charles, 1661-1711 1 - - Titles or roles: canon of Hereford
Gender: male
Whiting, William, fl. 1692 1 - - Gender: male
Whitlaw, David (fl. 1656) - - 1 Gender: male
Whitley, Roger (Colonel), fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Whitlock, Robert, 1618-1671 1 - - Titles or roles: of Wokingham, Berkshire; merchant in Surrey; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Whittaker (Dr) (mentioned 1624) - - 1 Titles or roles: Author of treatise
Gender: male
Whittaker, Henry, fl. 1642 1 - - Gender: male
Whittaker, Thomas, fl. 1809 1 - - Gender: male
Whittell, William, fl. 1583 1 - - Titles or roles: citizen and merchant, London
Gender: male
Whitting, Richard (Captain), fl. 1644 - 1 - Gender: male
Whitworth (Mr), fl. 1700 - 1 - Titles or roles: bookseller of Leeds
Gender: male
Whyte, Alexander, fl. 1565 - 1 - Gender: male
Whyte (fl. 1640) - - 1 Gender: male
Whyte, Thomas, fl. 1641 1 - - Gender: male
Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766 3 - - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Wiarda, Dothias, 1565-1637 1 - - Titles or roles: chancellor from 1611 in Ostfriesland
Gender: male
Wibel, Georg Bernhard, 1623-1707 1 - 1 Gender: male
Wibel, Johann Georg, 1599-1651 18 - 3 Gender: male
Wibel, Theophilus, fl. 1646 1 - - Gender: male
Wibe, Michael, fl. 1599 1 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Tycho Brahe
Gender: male
Wiburn, Percival, 1533-1606 or before 1 - - Alternative names: Wiburnus, Percivallus; Wibarnus
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman
Gender: male
Wichers, Wicher, 1651-1715 - 1 - Gender: male
Wickens, John, d.1676 1 - - Titles or roles: Headmaster of Manchester Grammar School
Gender: male
Wickham, J., b.1729 1 - - Gender: male
Wickham, Thomas, b.1648 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Rolleston
Gender: male
Wickham, Tobias, 1620-1697 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Bolton Percy, West Riding of Yorkshire, 1660-97; canon of York, 1660; precentor, 1660; dean, 1677-97; ordained priest (Ardfert) 21 Jun. 1660; fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1641-1660; senior proctor, 1649-50; D.D. 1671 (Lit. Reg.); M.A. 1645; B.A. 1641/2; son of Henry (1608), archdeacon of Yorkshire
Gender: male
Wickins, William, d.1718 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Linsted; sizar 1660
Gender: male
Wicks, Michael, fl. 1663-1683 1 1 - Titles or roles: Clerk to the Royal Society, 1663–83
Gender: male
Wicquefort, Abraham, 1598-1682 9 6 2 Alternative names: Wicquefort, Abraham de; Abraham de Wicquefort
Titles or roles: Diplomat; historian; deputy of the prince of Brandenburg at the French court; envoy of the king of Poland in The Hague
Gender: male
Wicquefort, Cornelis van, 1614-1656 1 - - Alternative names: van Wickevoort; Vicofortius
Gender: male
Wicquefort, Joachim van, 1600-1670 7 146 9 Alternative names: van Wicquefort; van Wickevoort; Vickevoort; Ficfort; Vicofortius; Wicquefort, Joachim de; Wickavoort, John a; a Wickavoort, John; Wickefort
Titles or roles: Resident of Landgrave William VI of Hessen-Kassel at The Hague; bibliophile
Gender: male
Widdrington, Henry (Sir), d.1623 - - 1 Titles or roles: M.P. for Northumberland; High Sheriff of Northumberland, 1606
Gender: male
Widdrington, Ralph, 1614-1688 8 - - Titles or roles: scholar; fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Widdrington, Ralph (Dr), 1640-1718 2 - - Titles or roles: fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Widdrington, Roger (Sir) (fl. 1620) - - 1 Gender: male
Widemann, Georg Sebastian, fl. 1629-1632 - - 1 Gender: male
Widemannus, Marcus, fl. 1613 7 - 1 Titles or roles: Student of Medicine; Respondent at the University of Tübingen
Gender: male
Wider, Johann Ludwig, 1615-1670 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Widmore, Richard (Reverend), 1681-1764 3 - - Titles or roles: historian and librarian
Gender: male
Wiedeburg, Heinrich, 1587-1648 - - 5 Alternative names: Heinrich Wideburg
Titles or roles: Mathematician; Evangelical Theologian
Gender: male
Wied, Elisabeth, 1593-1635 - 1 - Alternative names: Elisabeth Von Wied
Gender: female
Wied Runkel, Philippina Catharina Walpurgis von, 1590-1647 1 - - Gender: female
Wiegand, Andreas, fl. 1659 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Wiegand, Melchior - 1 - Titles or roles: Cousin of Athanasius Kircher
Gender: male
Wielinga, Epeus Evert, 1638-1718 96 56 - Gender: male
Wier, Johannes, 1515-1588 1 1 - Alternative names: Wierus, Joannes; Weyer, Johan; Jan; Piscinarius; Wierius
Titles or roles: physician; occultist; demonologist
Gender: male
Wierts, Joan, fl. 1650-1692 - 1 - Titles or roles: member of the Council of Brabant
Gender: male
Wiese, August (fl. 1650-55) 10 1 3 Alternative names: Wisaeus, Augustinus
Gender: male
Wiesel, Johann, 1583-1662 2 - 3 Titles or roles: German telescope maker
Gender: male
Wiesel, Johann (fl. 1649-57) 6 - 3 Gender: male
Wiesenbach, Franz, fl. 1646-1647 2 - - Alternative names: Franciscus Wisenbach
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Wight, Sara, b.1631 - - 1 Gender: female
Wight, Thomas (Reverend), fl. 1816-1817 3 - - Gender: male
Wigley, H., fl. 1698 1 - - Gender: male
Wignall (Mr) - 1 - Gender: male
Wignell, John (fl. 1717-19) 4 - - Gender: male
Wijckel, Hendrick van, 1649-1719 18 14 - Gender: male
Wijckel, H. van, fl. 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Wijkentoorn, Johannes, fl. 1633 - 2 - Alternative names: J. Wijkentoren; Wicken-toorn, John
Titles or roles: minister of religion
Gender: male
Wijk, Johan van der, 1625-1679 1 4 - Alternative names: Wyck, Johan; Wieck; Johann van der Wijk; vander Wijk
Titles or roles: in Swedish military service, 1657-1673
Gender: male
Wijk, van der (Mrs), fl. 1674 - 2 - Titles or roles: wife of Johan van der Wijk
Gender: female
Wijnbergen, Johan van, 1590-1658 37 - - Alternative names: Wijnbergen, Johan
Titles or roles: Dutch colonel
Gender: male
Wijnbergen, Seward van, d.1703 2 - - Alternative names: Seward van Wijnbergen; Zybert van Wijnbergen
Titles or roles: Mayor of Harderwijk
Gender: male
Wijngaert, Willem Janszoon., fl. 1625-1632 - 1 - Alternative names: Willem Janszoon. Wijngaert; Willem Wijngaert
Titles or roles: Bookseller, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Wijninghen, Cornelis van, fl. 1645 1 - - Alternative names: Cornelis van Wijninghen
Gender: male
Wijntghis, fl. 1593 1 - - Alternative names: Identity uncertain
Gender: male
Wijts, Jacques, 1579-1643 14 - - Titles or roles: General; sergeant-major; surperintendent of the court-martial
Gender: male
Wikhuysen, Angelus, fl. 1707 - 1 - Alternative names: Angelus Van Wikhuysen
Titles or roles: physician, Middelburg
Gender: male
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 5 - - Titles or roles: politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist
Gender: male
Wilbraham, Ralph, fl. 1682-1703 80 - - Gender: male
Wilbraham, Roger, b.1623 - 3 - Titles or roles: called to the Bar 1649
Gender: male
Wilbraham, Roger (Sir), 1553-1616 - 2 - Titles or roles: prominent English lawyer; Solicitor-General for Ireland under Elizabeth I; Master of Requests (1593-1616)
Gender: male
Wilbraham, Roger (Sir), fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Wilcox, Giles, fl. 1678 1 - - Titles or roles: curate of St Mary's, Bungay
Gender: male
Wilcox, Thomas, 1549-1608 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; Puritan
Gender: male
Wildbore, Charles, 1737-1802 - - 1 Titles or roles: Mathematics teacher
Gender: male
Wild, Eberhard, 1581-1635 - - 1 Gender: male
Wilde, George (Dr), 1610-1665 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Derry
Gender: male
Wildersinn, Bernhard, 1595-1662 - - 5 Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Wilde, Thomas S., fl. until 1827 1 - - Gender: male
Wildeye, William, fl. 1691 1 - - Gender: male
Wildgoose, Henry (mentioned 1690-92) - - 3 Titles or roles: Oxford tradesman; painter
Gender: male
Wildgoose, Jonathon, fl. 1701 1 - - Titles or roles: tailor, Oxford
Gender: male
Wildman (Mr), fl. 1733 - 1 - Titles or roles: coachman
Gender: male
Wildy (Captain), fl. 1691 - 1 - Gender: male
Wilford, John (fl. 1706-47) 1 - - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Wilhelm Baden-Baden, (Markgraf), 1593-1677 - - 1 Alternative names: Margrave William of Baden-Baden
Gender: male
Wilhelm IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, 1532-1592 22 15 - Alternative names: William the Wise; Hesse-Kassel, Wilhelm von; William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel; William, Landgrave of Hesse; Wilhelmus Dei Gratia Hassie Land-gravius
Titles or roles: first Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Gender: male
Wilhelm, Johann, 1554 or before-1584 1 - - Alternative names: Janus Gulielmus
Titles or roles: born in Lubeck; studied in Cologne and Paris; philologist
Gender: male
Wilhelm VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, 1629-1663 2 - - Alternative names: Hesse-Kassel, Wilhelm VI von
Titles or roles: Prince-Elector of Hesse-Kassel; landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, 1637-63
Gender: male
Wilhelm V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, 1602-1637 10 19 - Alternative names: William V; Hesse-Kassel, Wilhelm von
Titles or roles: Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
Gender: male
Wilhem, David le Leu de, 1588-1658 2 - - Alternative names: De Willon; De Willson, D.; Willon, David de; Le Leu de Wilhelm, David
Gender: male
Wilkin, fl. 1706 - 1 - Alternative names: Wilkin of Koningsburg
Gender: male
Wilkin, fl. until 1682 - 4 - Gender: male
Wilkington (Mr) (mentioned 1649) - - 1 Gender: male
Wilkins, David, 1685-1745 17 1 - Alternative names: Wilke; Wilkius
Titles or roles: Coptic scholar; prebend in the church of Canterbury; archdeacon of Suffolk
Gender: male
Wilkins, D., fl. 1680-1689 - 1 - Gender: male
Wilkins, John, 1614-1672 7 4 8 Titles or roles: theologian and natural philosopher; bishop of Chester, 1668
Gender: male
Wilkins, John, d.1672 3 - - Alternative names: Cestriensis, John
Titles or roles: Bishop of Chester
Gender: male
Wilkins, Joseph (Reverend), 1634-1716 2 - - Titles or roles: parson of Lisburne, 1671-1716
Gender: male
Wilkins (Mrs), fl. 1744 1 - - Gender: female
Wilkinson, Christopher, fl. 1690-1691 2 - - Gender: male
Wilkinson, Henry, 1616-1690 6 - - Alternative names: 'Dean Harry' (to distinguish him from his former tutor Dr Henry Wilkinson, 1610-75)
Titles or roles: college head and ejected minister; fellow and vice-president of Magdalen College, and principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford 1648-1662; Whyte's professor of moral philosophy, 1649
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Henry, 1566-1647 2 - - Titles or roles: Rector of Waddesdon 1601-47; matric. 1582 at The Queen's College, Oxford; fellow of Merton College, Oxford, 1586; father of Henry Wilkinson Wilkinson (1610–75)
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Henry, 1610-1675 10 3 - Alternative names: 'Long Harry' or 'Henry Senior', to distinguish him from Henry Wilkinson (1616/17–90), principal of Magdalen Hall
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and ejected minister; canon of Christ Church; son of Henry Wilkinson (1566-1647)
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Henry (Dr), fl. until 1683 - 2 - Titles or roles: D.D. of Oxford
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Henry, fl. 1656-1687 3 1 - Gender: male
Wilkinson, John 3 - - Titles or roles: brother of Henry Wilkinson (1610-75); son of Henry Wilkinson (1566–1647)
Gender: male
Wilkinson, John, fl. 1736 1 - - Gender: male
Wilkinson (Mr) (mentioned 1648) - - 1 Gender: male
Wilkinson, Robert (Captain), fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Wilkinson, Robert (fl. 1785-1825) 1 - - Titles or roles: London printer and mapmaker
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Thomas, d.1682 1 - - Titles or roles: Vicar of Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, c. 1664–c. 1682; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Wilkinson, Vere (Lady), fl. 1667 1 - - Gender: female
Wilkins, Walter, fl. 1799 1 - - Gender: male
Wilk, Johannes de Kvitcova, fl. 1635 2 - - Gender: male
Wilks, James, fl. 1724-1773 3 - - Gender: male
Wilks, John, fl. 1826 1 - - Gender: male
Willan, Robert (fl. 1680-84) 2 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Edburton
Gender: male
Wille, Balthasar, 1606-1656 14 5 - Alternative names: Willius, Balthasar
Titles or roles: pastor and theologian from Bremen
Gender: male
Willeborts Bossaert, Thomas, 1613-1654 9 - - Alternative names: Thomas Willeboirts Bosschaert
Titles or roles: Painter
Gender: male
Willem, David de, fl. 1630-1633 2 1 - Gender: male
Willem II, Prince of Orange, 1626-1650 19 9 1 Alternative names: William II of Orange
Titles or roles: Prince of Orange; father of William III (1650-1702)
Gender: male
Willem [?], Paulus [?], fl. 1589 - 1 - Alternative names: Willem, Paulus
Gender: male
Willems, Gerrit, fl. 1674-1677 - 3 - Gender: male
Willemszoon, Bartholt, fl. 1569-1576 3 2 - Alternative names: Wilhelmi, Bartholdus
Titles or roles: minister of the Dutch Church in London (c1569–1572); minister of the Reformed Church in Dordrecht (1573–c1576)
Gender: male
Willer, Martin, fl. 1650-1652 - 5 4 Gender: male
Willes, John, 1647-1700 22 - - Titles or roles: rector of Bishop's Itchington, 1681-1700; father of Sir John Willes (1685–1761), Chief Justice of Common Pleas
Gender: male
Willes, John (Dr), fl. 1699 2 2 1 Gender: male
Willet, Andrew, 1562-1621 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman, rector of Barley; religious controversialist; divine
Gender: male
Willet, A. (Reverend), fl. 1706 - 1 - Titles or roles: fellow of Wadham College, Oxford
Gender: male
William - 1 - Titles or roles: Procurator General of the King
Gender: male
William III and II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1650-1702 3 49 5 Alternative names: Willem
Titles or roles: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland; prince of Orange; William III of England and Ireland; William II of Scotland; son of Willem II, prince of Orange (1626-50) and Mary, daughter of Charles I
Gender: male
William IV, Prince of Orange, 1711-1751 - - 1 Titles or roles: Prince of Orange-Nassau; husband of Anne, Princess Royal, daughter of King George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach
Gender: male
William (Mr) (fl. 1689-1709) 1 2 - Titles or roles: lay gentleman
Gender: male
Williams, Abraham (Sir) (fl. 1651) - 1 1 Alternative names: William, Abraham (Sir)
Titles or roles: Agent to Elector Palatine; Clerk of the Signet 1630, 1638, 1641/5
Gender: male
Williams, David, fl. 1694 2 - - Gender: male
Williams, Edward, fl. 1773-1783 - - 6 Titles or roles: Officer in the Royal Artillery; worked on the Trigonometrical Survey
Gender: male
Williams, John (Dr), 1633-1709 11 3 - Titles or roles: bishop of Chichester; prebendary of Canterbury Cathedral
Gender: male
Williams, John (Dr), 1582-1650 7 7 5 Titles or roles: Archbishop of York, 1641; Bishop of Lincoln, 1621; Lord Keeper; Dean of Westminster, 1620
Gender: male
Williams, John, fl. 1685-1701 29 - - Gender: male
Williams, John, fl. 1683-1699 14 - - Alternative names: Williams, John, of Wales
Gender: male
Williams, John, fl. 1706 2 - - Titles or roles: headmaster of Ruthyn School
Gender: male
Williams, John, fl. 1611-1612 - 3 - Titles or roles: principal of Jesus College, Oxford, 1602-1613; of Carmarthenshire (Hardy, Jesus College, London, 1899, Appendix II).
Gender: male
Williams, John, fl. until 1629 1 - - Gender: male
Williams, John (Sir), 1619-1669 6 - - Titles or roles: barrister
Gender: male
Williams, John (Sir), fl. 1710 1 - - Gender: male
Williams, Moses, 1685-1742 2 2 - Titles or roles: Welsh scholar and translator; antiquary
Gender: male
Williamson, George, 1599-1685 1 - - Titles or roles: canon of Bristol
Gender: male
Williamson, John, fl. 1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: secretary to Lord Arlington
Gender: male
Williamson, John, fl. 1737-1738 2 - - Gender: male
Williamson, Joseph (Sir), 1633-1701 86 631 1 Titles or roles: English government official; secretary of state
Gender: male
Williams, Perrott, fl. 1722-1728 8 5 - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Williams, Philip, fl. 1707-1708 - 3 - Gender: male
Williams, Roger (Sir), 1539-1595 2 - - Titles or roles: Soldier
Gender: male
Williams, Trevor (Sir), 1623-1692 4 - - Gender: male
Williams, Walter (Esquire), fl. 1684 3 1 - Gender: male
Williams, Walter, fl. 1699 1 1 - Titles or roles: lawyer, Middle Temple
Gender: male
Williams, William, 1673-1701 49 11 - Titles or roles: Edward Lhwyd's under-keeper at the Ashmolean Museum, 1697; matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1693; rector of Cheriton, Glamorgan, 1701; cousin of Richard Deer
Gender: male
Williams, William, d.1699 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Rye, 1680-99
Gender: male
Williams, William, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: officer of Chancellor's Court
Gender: male
Williams, William (Sir), 1684-1740 1 - - Titles or roles: second baronet; sheriff of Montgomeryshire, 1705, and of Merioneth, 1706; M.P. for Denbighshire, 1708-10; son of Sir William Williams (1634-1700), first baronet, lawyer and politician, who in 1665 purchased Llanforda from Edward Lloyd, the father of Edward Lhwyd
Gender: male
Willichius, Christianus M., fl. until 1649 2 - - Alternative names: Chr. M. Willichius; Willichius, C. M.
Gender: male
Willich, Willem, fl. 1632-1636 - 2 - Alternative names: Willich, Wil.; Willich, Guil.; Willich, Wilhelm
Gender: male
Williger (fl. 1634) - - 1 Titles or roles: Merchant in Altenach bei Hamburg
Gender: male
Willink, fl. 1826 1 - - Gender: male
Willis (brother of Thomas) (fl. 1667-68) - 1 - Titles or roles: brother of Thomas Willis (1620-75)
Gender: male
Willis, Browne, 1682-1760 353 24 - Titles or roles: antiquary; eldest son of Thomas Willis (1658-99); M.P. for Buckingham
Gender: male
Willis, fl. 1769 1 - - Gender: male
Willis, Katherine, 1690-1724 3 - - Alternative names: née Eliot
Titles or roles: wife of Browne Willis; only child and heir of Daniel Eliot (d. 1702) of Port Eliot, Cornwall, and his wife, Catherine
Gender: female
Willis, Thomas (Dr), 1621-1675 6 - 11 Titles or roles: physician and natural philosopher
Gender: male
Willis, Thomas, fl. 1801 1 - - Gender: male
Willis, Thomas (Sir) (fl. 1690s) 1 1 1 Alternative names: baronet Willis; Willys, Thomas
Titles or roles: Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire
Gender: male
Will, Joachim, 1609-1641 - - 3 Alternative names: Joachim Wille
Gender: male
Willoughby, Cassandra, 1670-1735 1 - - Alternative names: Willoughby, Cass:; Cassandra Brydges, duchess of Chandos [married name]; Willughby
Titles or roles: writer; second child of Francis Willughby (1635-72) and Emma Barnard
Gender: female
Willoughby, Elizabeth (Lady), d.1661 - 1 - Alternative names: Cecil, Elizabeth (the Hon.); née Cecil
Titles or roles: wife of Willoughby, Francis, fifth Baron Willoughby of Parham
Gender: female
Willoughby, Francis, 1614-1666 4 4 - Alternative names: Lord Willoughby
Titles or roles: fifth Baron Willoughby of Parham; colonial governor; father of Frances, who married William, Lord Brereton; husband of Lady Elizabeth Willoughby (d. 1661)
Gender: male
Willoughby, Francis (Sir), 1547-1596 2 1 - Titles or roles: Coal owner; industrialist
Gender: male
Willoughby, Lucy, fl. 1826 1 - - Alternative names: née Ferrers
Gender: female
Willoughby, Philip 4 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Margaret Clifford, countess of Cumberland
Gender: male
Willoughby, Thomas, 1672-1729 1 - - Titles or roles: first Baron Middleton
Gender: male
Willoughby, Thomas, 1694-1742 - - 1 Titles or roles: Politician; MP for Cambridge University 1720, and 1721-27; second son of Thomas Willoughby, first Baron Middleton (1672-1729)
Gender: male
Willoughby, Thomas, b.1648 2 - - Alternative names: Willughby
Titles or roles: relative of Frances Willoughby
Gender: male
Willowes, Richard, fl. 1662 1 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Offley
Gender: male
Willson, William (mentioned 1682) - - 2 Titles or roles: butcher in Southwark
Gender: male
Willughby, Francis, 1632-1672 16 23 5 Alternative names: Willoughby
Titles or roles: English natural scientist; friend of John Ray
Gender: male
Willughby, T. 1 - - Alternative names: Willoughby
Gender: male
Willus, Bathasar, fl. 1637 1 - - Gender: male
Willyams, Cooper (Reverend), 1762-1816 1 - - Titles or roles: topographer and artist
Gender: male
Wilmot, Edward (Sir), 1693-1786 2 - - Alternative names: Wilmot, (George) Edward
Titles or roles: first baronet; physician; second son of Robert Wilmot (b. 1668), and Joyce, daughter of William Sacheverell; physician-in-ordinary to George III, 1760-61
Gender: male
Wilmot, John, 1647-1680 1 - 1 Titles or roles: second earl of Rochester; poet; courtier
Gender: male
Wilmot, John Eardley Eardley-, 1749-1815 52 1 - Alternative names: Wilmot, John Eardley (formerly)
Titles or roles: politician; writer; second son of Sir John Eardley Wilmot (1709–92), chief justice of the common pleas, and Sarah (1721–72); added Eardley to his surname by royal licence, 1812; husband of Sarah Anne Eardley-Wilmot (fl. 1783-1815); father of Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, first baronet (1783–1847)
Gender: male
Wilmot, John Eardley Eardley (Sir), 1783-1847 1 - - Alternative names: Wilmot, J. Eardley
Titles or roles: first baronet; politician; colonial administrator; only son of John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot (bap. 1749-1815), and his first wife, Frances (1759–1838)
Gender: male
Wilmot, Richard, 1704-1772 1 - - Titles or roles: rector of Morley and Mickleover, Co. Derby; husband of Dorothy, only daugther of Simon Degge, married 1746
Gender: male
Wilmot, Samuel, fl. 1721 1 - - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Wilmot, Sarah Anne Eardley- (Mrs) (fl. 1783-1815) 1 - - Alternative names: née Haslam; Wilmot, Sarah (formerly)
Titles or roles: wife of John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot, died 23 June 1815; daughter of Colonel Haslam
Gender: female
Wilmson, fl. 1648 - - 1 Gender: male
Wilpenhofer, Christophorus, d.1671, fl. 1658-1669 3 - - Alternative names: Christoph Wilpenhofer; Christof Wilpenhofer
Titles or roles: Jesuit, missionary
Gender: male
Wilson, Aaron (Dr) - 1 - Titles or roles: prebendary and archdeacon of Exeter Cathedral, 1634, and canon residentiary, 1641; vicar of St Andrew's, Plymouth; father of John Wilson (bap. 1626-1695?), playwright and lawyer
Gender: male
Wilson (Dr), fl. 1579 - - 1 Gender: male
Wilson, Edward, 1696-1783 1 1 - Titles or roles: matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford 15 Jan. 1712; rector of Ashurst (1719), Street (1735) and Westmeston (1735) in Sussex
Gender: male
Wilson, Edward, fl. 1667-1694 1 - - Titles or roles: Senior Bailiff of Lichfield, 1677–8; held position of Bailiff or Sheriff several times between at least 1667 and 1694; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Wilson, Harry Bristow (Dr), 1774-1853 1 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman and antiquary
Gender: male
Wilson, James, fl. 1683-1684 5 - - Titles or roles: curate of Leeds, Kent
Gender: male
Wilson, J., fl. 1787 1 - - Gender: male
Wilson, John, 1741-1793 - - 1 Titles or roles: Lawyer; judge; mathematician; Senior Wrangler at Cambridge, 1761
Gender: male
Wilson, John, fl. 1761 1 - - Gender: male
Wilson, John, fl. 1659 2 - - Gender: male
Wilson (mentioned 1690) - - 1 Alternative names: the King
Gender: male
Wilson, Richard (Reverend), fl. until 1690 1 - - Titles or roles: beneficed clergyman and surrogate in diocese of Norwich
Gender: male
Wilson, Samuel, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Wilson, Thomas, 1663-1755 3 1 - Titles or roles: bishop of Sodor and Man; father of Thomas Wilson (1703–84)
Gender: male
Wilson, Thomas, fl. 1606 1 - - Gender: male
Wilson, Thomas, fl. 1786 1 - - Gender: male
Wilson, Thomas, fl. 1740-1758 11 - - Alternative names: Thomas Wilson, of Leeds
Gender: male
Wilson, Thomas (Reverend), 1703-1784 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; D.D., 1739; youngest and only surviving child of Thomas Wilson (1663–1755), Bishop of Sodor and Man and Mary Patten; rector of St Margaret's, Westminster, 1753
Gender: male
Wiltheim, Alexandre, 1604-1684 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit, historian, author
Gender: male
Wiltshire, Thomas, fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: male
Wimpfeling, Jakob, 1450-1528 - - 1 Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Winand, Étienne, 1520-1604 12 21 - Alternative names: Pighius, Etienne Winand; Etienne Winand; Étienne Vinand; Etienne Vinand; Stephano Pighio; Wynants; Pighius
Titles or roles: Librarian to Cardinal Granvelle
Gender: male
Winbergen, Johan, fl. 1644 - 2 - Alternative names: à Winbergen; J. van Winbergen; Van Wijnbergen; Winbergen, John; Winbergen, Johann
Titles or roles: member of the council of Hardevic
Gender: male
Winche, Humphrey (Sir), 1620-1703 2 - - Alternative names: Winch, Humphrey (Sir)
Gender: male
Winch, Simon, d.1700 - 1 - Titles or roles: of Fifield, Bray parish, Berkshire; will proved 1700; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Winckel, Daniel ten, b.1620 2 - - Alternative names: Daniel ten Winckel; Daniël ten Winckel
Titles or roles: Member of the syndic of the Ommelanden
Gender: male
Winckler (Mr), fl. 1709 - 1 - Alternative names: Mr Winckler at Oxford
Gender: male
Windebank, Christopher (senior), fl. 1687-1691 3 1 - Titles or roles: son of Francis Windebank (1582-1646); maternal uncle of Francis Turner (1637-1700); brother of Dr John Windebank (1618-1704)
Gender: male
Windebank, Frances, fl. 1683-1700 3 - - Titles or roles: daughter of Francis Windebank (1582-1646)
Gender: female
Windebank, Francis, fl. 1681-1713 22 - - Titles or roles: son of Francis Windebank (1582-1646); uncle of Francis Turner (1637-1700) and Thomas Turner (1645-1714)
Gender: male
Windebank, Francis (Sir), 1582-1646 6 17 3 Titles or roles: politician; secretary of state
Gender: male
Windebank, John (Dr), 1618-1704 - 1 - Titles or roles: son of Francis Windebank (1582-1646); brother of Christopher Windebank
Gender: male
Windebank, Thomas (mentioned 1699) - - 1 Titles or roles: son of Francis Windebank
Gender: male
Winder, Thomas, fl. 1734 1 1 - Gender: male
Winde, William, fl. 1674-1675 1 1 - Gender: male
Windham, C., fl. until 1812 2 - - Gender: male
Windham, Thomas, fl. 1643-1647 2 - - Gender: male
Windham, William, 1750-1810 35 4 - Titles or roles: politician; only son of William Windham (1717–61), landowner, and Sarah Hicks (1710–92)
Gender: male
Winding, Erasmus Paulus, 1615-1684 1 - - Alternative names: Rasmus Vinding; Erasmus Paulus Vindingius
Gender: male
Winding, Peder Poulsen, fl. 1639-1644 2 1 - Titles or roles: Danish philosopher, son of Erycius Puteanus (1574-1646)
Gender: male
Windsor, Dixie, 1672-1743 4 - - Titles or roles: M.P. for Cambridge University
Gender: male
Windsor, Thomas, 1627-1687 - 1 - Alternative names: formerly Hickman, Thomas; Hickman-Windsor, Thomas
Titles or roles: first earl of Plymouth; governor of Jamaica; royalist army officer and politician
Gender: male
Wine, Mathew, fl. 1714 and after 1 - - Alternative names: Wine, Matthew
Titles or roles: prisoner in Cambridge Castle
Gender: male
Wingarde 1 - - Titles or roles: author of letter [n.d.] to Amalia von Solms
Gender: unknown
Wingendorp, Herman, fl. 1655-1680 3 2 - Alternative names: Wingendorpius
Titles or roles: Printer, in Leiden; author of 'Prophetia Danielis, paraphrastice reddita et cum prophanae historiae monumentis collecta / ab Herm. Wingendorpio', (1680)
Gender: male
Wingfield, Elizabeth, fl. 1567-1585 3 - - Alternative names: née Leche
Titles or roles: Half-sister to Bess of Hardwick
Gender: female
Wingfield, Robert, fl. 1654 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Winghe, Antoon van, fl. 1596-1627 - 2 - Alternative names: Winghe, Antoine de
Titles or roles: Abbot of Lessins
Gender: male
Winghe, Hieronymus van, fl. 1592-1632 1 2 - Alternative names: Hieronymus Van Winghe; Wingius; Jerome de Winghe
Titles or roles: Canon of the cathedral of Tournai; writing to Ortelius in 1592 from Tournai, and receiving letters in Tournai from Balthasar Moretus in 1632
Gender: male
Winghen, Godfried van, d.1599 5 32 - Alternative names: Wingius, Godfridus; Wing, Godfrey; Wynghen, Gottfridus; Wyngius, Godefridus; Gotfridus; Godefredus; Godofredus; Godtfridus
Titles or roles: Dutch Reformed minister
Gender: male
Winghe, Philips van, 1560-1592 4 - - Alternative names: Philippe Wingius; Van Winghe, Filips
Titles or roles: Flemish archaeologist, numismatist, and artist; made copies of maps and inscriptions in Italy for Ortelius
Gender: male
Wingrave, Francis, fl. 1789-1805 - 1 - Titles or roles: Bookseller
Gender: male
Wing, Tycho, 1726-1776 - - 1 Titles or roles: Compiler of almanacs; astrologer; instrument maker
Gender: male
Wing, Vincent - - 2 Gender: male
Wing, William (Reverend), fl. 1666-1679 1 - - Gender: male
Winkler, Georg, fl. 1632 1 2 2 Alternative names: Winclerus
Gender: male
Winscraius, P., 1586-1644 1 - - Gender: male
Winsemius, Pier, 1586-1644 4 - - Alternative names: Pier Winsemius; Pierius
Titles or roles: Frisian scholar, poet and historian
Gender: male
Winshemius, Vitus Oertel, 1521-1608 2 4 - Alternative names: Veit Winshemius
Titles or roles: Professor at Wittenberg; jurist; dean in Hamburg
Gender: male
Winslow, Edward, fl. 1652 1 - - Gender: male
Winston - 1 - Alternative names: Winston, and the Corporation
Gender: male
Winston, Edward, fl. 1651 - 2 - Gender: male
Winston, T., fl. 1620 1 - - Titles or roles: accompanied ambassadors sent by James VI and I to Emperor Ferdinand II
Gender: male
Winstowe, Edward, fl. 1651 - 1 - Alternative names: Winstowe, Edward, of New England
Gender: male
Winter, Feyo Johannes, b.1630 1 - - Alternative names: Johannes Feie Winter
Titles or roles: Physician in Leeuwarden; flag bearer of the city guard
Gender: male
Winter, fl. 1649 1 - - Alternative names: de Winter
Titles or roles: subject of Prince Aleksander Ludwik Radziwiłł
Gender: male
Winter (Mr), fl. 1593-1596 1 - - Alternative names: Wynter
Titles or roles: serving man to Anne Bacon; goodman
Gender: male
Winthrop, John, 1588-1649 1 1 - Alternative names: John Winthrop, senior; John Winthrop the Elder
Titles or roles: colonial governor; governor of Massachusetts; father of John Winthrop (1606-79)
Gender: male
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676 29 17 1 Alternative names: John Winthrop, junior; John Winthrop the Younger
Titles or roles: colonial governor and physician; son of John Winthrop (1588-1649); governor of Connecticut
Gender: male
Winthrop, Wait, 1641-1717 1 - - Gender: male
Winwood, Ralph (Sir), 1563-1617 - 7 - Titles or roles: English diplomat and secretary of state
Gender: male
Winwood, Richard 1 - - Gender: male
Wipperman, Enno Philippus, fl. 1647 1 - - Alternative names: Enno Philip Wipperman
Gender: male
Wirdig, Sebastian, 1613-1687 2 1 - Titles or roles: German physician; professor of physics and medicine, Dorpat
Gender: male
Wirtlin, Johannes, fl. 1646 1 - - Titles or roles: Priest in Niedermumpf
Gender: male
Wirtzfeldius, Joannes, fl. 1605-1636 9 2 - Alternative names: Guilhelmus; Wirtzfeldius; Wirtzfeld, Johan; Wurtzfeld, Wilhelm
Titles or roles: Minister of Reformed Church, Rhenen (?1636); preacher (c. 1605-1630)
Gender: male
Wiscombe, Martin, fl. 1666 - 1 - Titles or roles: consul at Cadiz
Gender: male
Wise, E., fl. 1810 1 - - Gender: male
Wise, Francis, 1695-1767 40 1 - Titles or roles: librarian and antiquary; keeper of the archives, Oxford University; first librarian of the Radcliffe Library, Oxford; fellow of the Society of Antiquaries
Gender: male
Wiseman, Robert, fl. 1670-1671 6 1 - Titles or roles: a correspondent and possibly a former servant of John Aubrey (1626-1697)
Gender: male
Wiseman, Robert (Sir), 1609-1684 5 1 - Alternative names: Wyseman
Titles or roles: judge and jurist; principal of the court of Canterbury; dean of the arches; vicar-general of the archbishop of Canterbury; 'ex officio' president of Doctors' Commons; fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Gender: male
Wishart, George, 1599-1671 2 - - Alternative names: Wishart, George, and three other bishops
Titles or roles: bishop of Edinburgh
Gender: male
Wissekercke van Cauwerve, Johan, fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: male
Wiston, Stephen (Reverend), 1747-1830 3 - - Gender: male
Wiszowaty, Andrzej, 1608-1678 - - 1 Alternative names: Viszowaty; Andrea Wissowatius
Titles or roles: Socinian theologian
Gender: male
Witfeld, William, fl. 1634 2 - - Gender: male
Witham, J., fl. 1676 2 - - Titles or roles: specimen collector
Gender: male
Withed, Richard, fl. 1594-1648 1 - - Titles or roles: M.P. for Hampshire
Gender: male
Withem, Claude de, fl. 1568-1569 - 4 - Alternative names: Claude de Withem; Monsigneur de Rysbourg
Titles or roles: Signeur de Risbourg
Gender: male
Witherington, fl. 1657 - - 1 Titles or roles: Lord Witherington
Gender: male
Witherley, Edmund 1 - - Gender: male
Witherley, Thomas (Sir), d.1694 1 - - Titles or roles: president of the College of Physicians, London
Gender: male
Wither, Robert, d.1677 1 - - Titles or roles: lawyer; son of George Wither (1588-1667), poet
Gender: male
Withers, A., fl. 1683-1684 1 - - Titles or roles: tutor and companion to sons of gentlemen travelling in Europe
Gender: male
Withers (Mrs) (mentioned 1682) - - 1 Gender: female
Withmar, Conrad, fl. 1633-1642 - - 13 Alternative names: Withmarius; Konrad; Widmarius
Gender: male
Withmarius, Frederick, fl. 1634 1 - - Alternative names: Withmarius, Friedrich
Gender: male
Withypool, Edmund (Sir) 1 - - Gender: male
Withypool (Lady) - 1 - Gender: female
Witloch, fl. 1642-1643 - - 1 Titles or roles: Known to Hartlib, intended to travel to Danzig in 1642/3 for an unknown purpose.
Gender: male
Witsen, fl. 1705 - 1 - Gender: male
Witsen, Nicholaes Corneliszoon, 1641-1717 29 5 - Alternative names: Witsen, Nicholas; Nicolaas Witsen
Titles or roles: Dutch politician; collector; mayor of Amsterdam; administrator of the Dutch East India Company, from 1693
Gender: male
Witt, Anna Fransdochter de, 1552-1613 1 - - Alternative names: Anna Fransdochter de Witt
Titles or roles: Married G. J. Vossius's father, Johan Vossius (1585)
Gender: female
Witte, Boudewijn de, 1579-1641 9 1 - Alternative names: Witte, Boudewijn
Titles or roles: Pensionary of Zeeland
Gender: male
Witte, Jacques de, fl. 1587-1588 - 3 - Alternative names: Jacques de Witte
Titles or roles: Secretary to Council of Brabant; clerk to the King
Gender: male
Wittelsbach, Wolfgang Guillaume, 1578-1653 2 6 - Alternative names: Wolfgang Wilhelm (Pfalz-Neuburg); Duc Wolfgang-Guillaume de Baviere
Titles or roles: Count Palatine; Duke of Neubourg
Gender: male
Wittem, Henri, fl. 1585 1 - - Alternative names: Wittemius, Henricus
Titles or roles: Latin poet
Gender: male
Wittenberg von Debern, Arvid, 1606-1657 - - 2 Titles or roles: Swedish count, field marshal and privy councillor
Gender: male
Witte, Nicolaus, fl. 1665 1 2 - Alternative names: Niklas
Titles or roles: Physician in Riga
Gender: male
Witten, Johan, d.1645 5 5 - Gender: male
Wittenrongel, Peter, fl. 1645 - - 1 Alternative names: Wittenrongel, Petrus
Titles or roles: Minister of the Dutch Reformed Church, Amsterdam
Gender: male
Wittens, D., fl. 1610 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Wittens, N., fl. 1702 1 - - Titles or roles: pastor of Voorhout
Gender: male
Wittesteyn, Charles, fl. 1587 - 1 - Alternative names: Wittesteyn, Carolus; Petra Alba, Carolus de
Titles or roles: Physician to Alexander Farnese; published by Christophe Plantin
Gender: male
Wittewronge, John (Sir), 1618-1693 1 - - Titles or roles: sheriff of Hertfordshire
Gender: male
Wittewrongel, Pieter van, fl. 1657 - - 1 Titles or roles: Friend of Comenius and Hartlib; Preacher in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Wittgenstein, Bernard, fl. 1648 1 - - Alternative names: Bernard graf zu Wittgenstein
Titles or roles: German captain in the service of the Dutch States
Gender: male
Wittgenstein, Charles Henri von, fl. 1701-1705 1 2 - Gender: male
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Christian von, 1629-1683 1 - - Alternative names: Ludwig Christian von Wittgenstein; Lodewijk Christiaan van Wittgenstein
Gender: male
Wittich, Christoph, 1625-1687 2 - - Titles or roles: professor of theology, Duisburg 1653–1654, Nijmegen 1654, and Leiden 1671–1687
Gender: male
Wittie, Robert, 1613-1684 3 1 - Alternative names: Witty
Titles or roles: English physician
Gender: male
Witt, Jacob de, 1589-1674 25 33 - Alternative names: Witte, Jac.; Jacob de Witt; Wittius, Jac.; Wittius, J.G.; Wittius, Jac. C.; Wittius, James
Titles or roles: Burgomaster, Dordrecht; Lord of Manezee, Melissant and Comstryen; studied law at University of Leiden; father of Johan and Cornelis de Witt
Gender: male
Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672 4 16 - Alternative names: Jan de Witt
Titles or roles: brother of Cornelis de Witt; Dutch mathematician and statesman
Gender: male
Witt, Nanning de 1 - - Gender: male
Witt, Richard, fl. 1673 1 - - Gender: male
Witzel, Konrad, fl. 1664-1665 - 2 - Titles or roles: Priest in Geisa
Gender: male
Witzel, Konrad, fl. 1664-1665 3 - - Alternative names: Wizel; Conrad Wicelius
Titles or roles: Pastor in Geisa
Gender: male
W., J., fl. 1679 1 - - Alternative names: J. W.
Titles or roles: Author of a treatise on alchemy; unidentified correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
W., J. (mentioned 1700) - 1 - Alternative names: J. W.; Unidentified
Gender: unknown
Wülfer, Daniel, 1617-1685 2 - - Alternative names: Daniel Wulfer
Titles or roles: Theologian
Gender: male
Wodehouse, Philip (Sir), 1608-1681 1 - - Alternative names: Woodhouse
Titles or roles: third Baronet; son of Sir Thomas Wodehouse, second Baronet, and Blanche, daughter of John Carey, third Baron Hunsdon; M.P. for Norfolk from 1654-55 and 1656-58, and for Thetford in Restoration Parliament, 1660
Gender: male
Wodehouse, Thomas (Sir), 1585-1658 3 1 - Alternative names: Woodhouse
Titles or roles: second Baronet; M.P. for Thetford 1640-53 and High Sheriff of Norfolk, 1624; husband of Blanche, daughter of John Carey, third Baron Hunsdon; father of Sir Philip Wodehouse, 1608-81
Gender: male
Wodehouse, Thomas (Sir), fl. 1670 1 - - Gender: male
Wodenoth, Richard, fl. 1657-1659 7 - - Gender: male
Wodrow, Robert, 1679-1734 3 6 - Titles or roles: Ecclesiastical historian
Gender: male
Woestenraedt, Joannes de, d.1638 or before, fl. 1631 2 - - Alternative names: J. Woestenraedt; J. de Woestenraedt
Titles or roles: correspondent of Rivet, Saumaise and other scholars; Benedictine monk and philosopher living in Liège
Gender: male
Wogan, Thomas (Captain), 1616-1666 1 - - Gender: male
Wolcot, John, 1738-1819 4 - - Alternative names: Peter Pindar [pseudonym]
Titles or roles: poet and satirist
Gender: male
Wolf - - 3 Alternative names: Wolfius
Gender: male
Wolf, Christopher, 1683-1739 6 - - Alternative names: Wolf, Christoph; Wolfius, Christopher; Wolfius, Christophorus
Gender: male
Wolferstan, Francis, fl. 1681 1 - - Alternative names: Wolferstan, Francis, barr.
Gender: male
Wolff, Hermann, fl. 1635 - 4 - Titles or roles: ambassador of Sweden in Kassel
Gender: male
Wolfgang, Isaac, fl. 1687 - 1 - Titles or roles: Editor for Pierre Bayle
Gender: male
Wolfgang (Mr), fl. 1688 1 - - Gender: male
Wolfhaert, Johan, fl. 1577 1 - - Gender: male
Wolf, Hieronymus, 1516-1580 7 4 - Alternative names: Wolff, Hieronymus; Bolphios, Hieronymos; Lycius, Hieronymus; Wolph, Hieronymus; Wulfius, Hieronymus
Titles or roles: German historian and humanist; rector in Augsburg; Anton Fugger's librarian
Gender: male
Wolfius, Christ., fl. 1735 - 1 - Gender: male
Wolf, Joan. Christ., fl. 1709-1711 6 2 - Alternative names: Wolf, John Christ.
Gender: male
Wolf, Johan Christian, 1689-1770 115 - - Alternative names: Wolfius, J.C.; Wolfius, Jo.
Titles or roles: Professor of physics and poetry, Academischen Gymnasium, Hamburg; brother of Johann Christoph Wolf (1683–1739)
Gender: male
Wolf, Johannes, 1521-1572 1 - 1 Alternative names: Wolff, Johann; Wolph, Hans; Wolphius, Johannes
Titles or roles: Swiss Reformed theologian
Gender: male
Wolf, Johann, fl. 1709 1 - - Alternative names: Wolf, Johann, of Hamburg
Titles or roles: of Hamburg
Gender: male
Wolframsdorf, Georg, fl. 1600 - 1 - Gender: male
Wolfstrigel, Laurentius, d.1671 1 - - Alternative names: Laurent Wolfstriegel
Titles or roles: Professor of anatomy in Vienna
Gender: male
Wolfy, Basel Mayerus, fl. 1601 2 - - Gender: male
Wollaston, John, 1586-1658 - 1 - Alternative names: Wollaston, Sir John
Titles or roles: lord mayor of London (Nov 1643-Oct 1644)
Gender: male
Wolley, Edward (Dr), 1604-1684 1 - - Titles or roles: bishop of Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
Gender: male
Wolley, John, fl. 1611-1635 1 - - Alternative names: John Woolley
Titles or roles: Secretary to William Trumbell
Gender: male
Wolmar, fl. 1655 - - 2 Gender: male
Wolphius, Jacobus, fl. 1620 - - 1 Titles or roles: student in England, 1620; from Geneva
Gender: male
Wolseley, Ro., fl. 1674 1 - - Gender: male
Wolsey, Thomas (Cardinal), 1470-1530 - 4 8 Titles or roles: royal minister, archbishop of York, and cardinal
Gender: male
Wolstenholm, John (Sir), d.1670 2 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1611
Gender: male
Woltzogen, J., fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: unknown
Wolzogen, Hans Ludwig von, 1600-1661 5 2 5 Alternative names: Johannes Ludovicus; Jean-Louis
Titles or roles: Austrian baron and Socinian theologian; Freiherr von Neuhäusel; Herr von Fahrenfeld
Gender: male
Wolzogen, Hans Paul, 1591-1658 - 1 - Gender: male
Wolzogen, Johann von 4 17 21 Alternative names: Johannes; Johan; Jan; von Missingdorf
Titles or roles: German scholar and secretary to Louis de Geer
Gender: male
Womock, Laurence (Dr), 1612-1686 52 2 - Alternative names: Womack, Laurence; Wornock, Laurence
Titles or roles: bishop of St David's and religious controversialist
Gender: male
Wood, Anthony, 1632-1695 146 1550 3 Alternative names: Anthony à Wood
Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
Wood, B., fl. 1677 1 - - Titles or roles: nephew of Anthony Wood (1632-95)
Gender: male
Wood, Charles, fl. 1665-1675 5 - - Titles or roles: brother of Anthony Wood (1632-95)
Gender: male
Woodcocke, Thomas, fl. 1693 - 1 - Gender: male
Woodcock, Martha, b.1642 - 1 1 Titles or roles: schoolmistress; sister of Thomas Salmon (1647-1706); possibly married Robert Woodcocke 24 March 1670 at Allhallows London
Gender: female
Woodcock, Thomas, d.1695 1 - - Alternative names: Woodcocke
Titles or roles: Matric, St Catherine's College, Cambridge, 1641; son of Peter, grazier, of Rutland; Intruding Fellow of Jesus, 1645–62; Senior Proctor, Cambridge, 1651–2; lecturer at All Saints', Cambridge, 1662; rector of Graveley, Cambridgeshire, 1654–5; rector of St Andrew Undershaft, London, 1659–60 (ejected)
Gender: male
Wooddin, John, fl. 1698 1 - - Gender: male
Woodforde, Robert (Reverend), fl. 1725-1734 2 - - Gender: male
Woodford, J. 1 - - Gender: male
Woodford, Samuel, 1638-1700 9 - - Alternative names: Woodforde, Samuel
Titles or roles: poet
Gender: male
Wood, friend of Anthony Wood, fl. 1672 - 1 - Alternative names: 'kind friend'; Unidentified
Titles or roles: friend of Anthony Wood
Gender: male
Wood, friend of Anthony Wood, fl. 1671 - 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified
Titles or roles: Friend of Anthony Wood
Gender: male
Wood, friend of Anthony Wood, fl. 1672 - 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified
Titles or roles: friend of Anthony Wood
Gender: male
Woodhead, Abraham (Dr), 1609-1678 2 - - Titles or roles: Roman Catholic controversialist
Gender: male
Woodhouse, Henry (Captain), fl. 1631 1 - - Gender: male
Woodhouse, J., fl. 1693 1 - - Gender: male
Woodhouse, John, fl. 1679 2 - - Gender: male
Woodhouse, John, fl. 1726 2 1 - Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Woodhouse, Mary, 1584-1655 - 6 - Alternative names: Killigrew-Woodhouse, Mary
Titles or roles: Wife of Sir Robert Killigrew (1580–1633), ambassador to the United Provinces; later remarried Sir Thomas Stafford
Gender: female
Woodhouse, Robert, 1773-1827 - - 2 Titles or roles: Mathematician; fellow of Caius College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Wood, James, 1760-1839 - - 1 Titles or roles: Master of St John's College, Cambridge; dean of Ely
Gender: male
Wood, James, fl. 1584 1 - - Gender: male
Wood, John, d.1838 1 - - Gender: male
Wood, John, fl. 1733 - 1 - Gender: male
Wood, John, fl. 1669 1 - - Gender: male
Wood, John, fl. 1673 1 - - Titles or roles: professor of philosophy
Gender: male
Wood, John (mentioned 1700) - - 1 Titles or roles: carpenter
Gender: male
Wood, John (Reverend), fl. 1678 2 - - Gender: male
Wood, Joseph, fl. 1667-1669 2 - - Gender: male
Wood, Kit, fl. 1660 - 1 - Alternative names: ? Christopher
Titles or roles: brother? of Anthony Wood (1632-95)
Gender: male
Wood, M., fl. 1691 1 - - Gender: male
Wood, Robert, 1621-1685 51 6 - Titles or roles: mathematician
Gender: male
Wood, Robert, fl. 1723-1726 14 - - Gender: male
Wood, Robert, fl. 1679 1 - - Gender: male
Woodroffe, Benjamin, 1638-1711 6 4 - Alternative names: Woodroff
Titles or roles: college head; D.D.
Gender: male
Woodroffe, B., fl. 1760 1 - - Gender: male
Woods, M., fl. 1822 1 - - Titles or roles: correspondent of Mark Noble
Gender: male
Wood, Thomas, 1607-1692 8 3 - Titles or roles: bishop of Lichfield and Coventry
Gender: male
Wood, Thomas, 1661-1722 13 - - Titles or roles: lawyer and jurist; fellow of New College, Oxford
Gender: male
Woodward, Hezekiah, 1590-1675 10 3 - Titles or roles: English nonconformist minister and educator
Gender: male
Woodward, John (Dr), 1665-1728 161 11 1 Titles or roles: physician, natural historian, and antiquary; professor of physick at Gresham College, 1692
Gender: male
Woodward, John, fl. 1712 1 - - Alternative names: W.J.
Gender: male
Woodward, Joseph (Dr), fl. 1701-1720 3 - - Titles or roles: registrar of the vice-chancellor's court, Oxford; fellow of Oriel College, Oxford; uncle of Elizabeth Woodward, wife of Richard Frewin, (1680/81-1761), physician (see entry for Frewin in ODNB)
Gender: male
Woodward, Robert (Dr), 1653-1701 21 - - Titles or roles: chancellor of the diocese of Salisbury; dean of Salisbury 1691-1702; dean of Sarum, 1692
Gender: male
Woodward, Thomas, b.1670 1 - - Titles or roles: barrister
Gender: male
Woodward, W. P. 1 - - Gender: male
Wood, W., fl. 1673 - 1 - Gender: male
Wood, William, fl. 1802 2 - - Gender: male
Woolhouse, John Thomas, 1666-1734 22 10 - Titles or roles: Oculist
Gender: male
Woolnoth, William, fl. 1806-1818 - 4 - Titles or roles: engraver
Gender: male
Woolsey, Thomas (Reverend Dr), d.1707 4 - - Alternative names: Thomas Wolsey
Titles or roles: archdeacon of Northampton, 1680-1707; rector of Swineshead, 1671-1708; rector of Thornaugh, Northamptonshire; fellow of St John's, Cambridge and D.D.
Gender: male
Wooton (Mr) (mentioned 1651) - - 3 Titles or roles: of Magdalen College, Oxford
Gender: male
Wopkens, Thomas, 1700-1755 17 2 - Alternative names: Wopkensius, Thomas; Wopkenius, Thomas; Wokpens, Thomas
Gender: male
Worcester, Charles, fl. 1687 1 - - Gender: male
Wordsworth, fl. 1692 1 - - Titles or roles: representative of the English merchants at Danzig
Gender: male
Workman, J., 1741-1785 1 - - Gender: male
Worm, C., fl. 1633 2 - - Titles or roles: professor of medicine
Gender: male
Wormius, Wilhelmus - - 1 Titles or roles: Son of Ole Worm (1588-1655)
Gender: male
Worm, Olav, 1667-1708 3 - - Alternative names: Olaus; Ole; Olavs
Titles or roles: professor of medicine in Copenhagen
Gender: male
Worm, Ole, 1588-1655 - 1 6 Alternative names: Wormius; Olaüs; Olaus; Olaf
Titles or roles: Danish physician and antiquary
Gender: male
Worrall, Joshua, fl. 1727 1 - - Gender: male
Worseley, fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Worsley, Benjamin, 1618-1677 81 42 23 Alternative names: Worsely, Benjamin
Gender: male
Worsley, Henry (Sir), 1675-1740 11 - - Alternative names: Worseley, Sir Henry, Bt
Titles or roles: governor of Barbados, 1722-27; lawyer and M.P.
Gender: male
Worsley, Richard (Sir), 1751-1805 1 - - Titles or roles: seventh baronet; antiquary and politician
Gender: male
Worsley, Thomas, 1711-1778 1 - - Titles or roles: Architect
Gender: male
Worth, Edward, fl. 1658 1 - - Gender: male
Worthington, Francis 2 1 - Titles or roles: Brother of John Worthington; draper and/or tailor; in Manchester
Gender: male
Worthington, John, 1663-1738 17 7 - Titles or roles: fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge; non-juror
Gender: male
Worthington, John, 1618-1671 129 129 38 Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; translator and editor of philosophical works
Gender: male
Worthy, Benjamin, fl. 1644 1 - - Gender: male
Worting, Joseph, fl. 1698 2 - - Titles or roles: master of Guilsborough School
Gender: male
Wortley, Francis (Sir), 1591-1652 1 - - Titles or roles: poet and royalist army officer
Gender: male
Wotton, Catherine, d.1667 - 1 - Alternative names: Lady Catherine Stanhope
Titles or roles: Widow of Lord Stanhope; wife of Johannes Polyander van Kerckhoven (1568–1646)
Gender: female
Wotton, Henry, fl. 1648 1 - - Gender: male
Wotton, Henry (Sir), 1568-1639 11 - 3 Titles or roles: diplomat; poet and writer; provost of Eton College, 1624–39
Gender: male
Wotton, William, 1666-1727 6 4 - Titles or roles: English theologian, classical scholar, and linguist
Gender: male
Wouters, Cornelis, d.1582 2 - - Alternative names: Gualterus, Cornelius; Gualtherus; Gandavensis
Titles or roles: Flemish historian; canon of St Donatian's in Bruges (–1544)
Gender: male
Wouver, Jan van der, 1574-1636 2 3 - Alternative names: Wavarius; Jan van der Wouver; Jean van den Wouvere; Wouwer; Woverius; Wowerius
Titles or roles: Diplomat; scholar; financial advisor to the archdukes Albert and Isabella, 1620
Gender: male
Wouw, Bartholomeus van, fl. 1642 1 - - Alternative names: Wouw, Bartholomeus
Titles or roles: Lawyer, in The Hague
Gender: male
Wouweren, Johannes, 1574-1612 28 6 - Alternative names: Woverius, Johannes; Johann von Wowern; Joannes Wouweren; Ioannes Woverus; a Wower; van der Wouweren
Titles or roles: native of Hamburg; matric. Leiden, 2 September 1593
Gender: male
Wouwer, Johan, 1578-1635 1 2 - Alternative names: Wouwer, Johan van den
Gender: male
Wouwer, Rogier, fl. 1647 1 - - Titles or roles: son of John Wouwer (1578-1635); clerk of the Board of War in the Southern Netherlands
Gender: male
Woverius, Johannes, 1576-1635 6 1 - Alternative names: Woverius, Johannes, of Antwerp
Titles or roles: lawyer; friend, former student of Justus Lipsius, and executor of his will
Gender: male
W., R. 1 - - Alternative names: R. W.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Henry Wharton
Gender: male
Wrangel, Carl Gustav, 1613-1676 - - 6 Alternative names: Karl Gustaf
Titles or roles: Swedish noble, statesman and military commander
Gender: male
Wray, Christopher (Sir), 1522-1592 1 - - Titles or roles: judge and speaker of the House of Commons; Lord Chief Justice
Gender: male
Wray, Daniel, 1701-1783 6 - - Titles or roles: antiquary
Gender: male
W., R., d.1640 1 - - Alternative names: R. W.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Samuel Hartlib
Gender: male
Wree, Olivier de, 1596-1652 3 2 - Alternative names: Vredius, Olivarius; Vredius, Oliverius; Vredus, Olivarus; Wree, Oliver de; Olivier Wree
Titles or roles: Flemish historian
Gender: male
Wrench, Benjamin (Sir), 1665 or before-1747 2 - - Alternative names: Sir Benjamin Wrench
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Wren, Christopher, 1589-1658 1 1 - Titles or roles: rector of East Knoyle; dean of Windsor
Gender: male
Wren, Christopher (Sir), 1632-1723 13 9 11 Alternative names: Wren, Christopher Jonas
Titles or roles: architect, mathematician, and astronomer
Gender: male
Wren, John, 1675-1724 4 - - Titles or roles: vicar of Chalk, Kent
Gender: male
Wren, Matthew, 1585-1667 15 36 2 Alternative names: Matthew Elie
Titles or roles: bishop of Hereford, of Norwich, and of Ely; master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
Gender: male
Wren, Matthew, 1629-1672 1 1 - Alternative names: Wren (junior), Matthew
Titles or roles: political writer and politician; cousin of Christopher Wren (1632-1723)
Gender: male
Wright, Dorothy (Mrs), d.1691 1 - - Alternative names: née Onebye (Oneby)
Titles or roles: wife of Ezekiel Wright (1604-1668); second daughter of John Onebye of Hinckley; mother of Sir Nathan Wright (1654-1721)
Gender: female
Wright, Edward, fl. 1759-1760 9 - - Gender: male
Wright, Edward (mentioned 1685) - - 2 Gender: male
Wrighter, Clemens, fl. 1647 - - 1 Gender: male
Wright, Ezekiel, 1604-1668 2 1 - Titles or roles: rector of Thurcaston, Leicestershire, 1641-68; rector of Dennington, Suffolk, 1638-41; fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; husband of Dorothy, daugher of John Onebye
Gender: male
Wright, James, 1644-1716 15 5 - Titles or roles: antiquary and author
Gender: male
Wright, James, fl. 1712 - 1 - Gender: male
Wright, James, fl. 1752 - 1 - Gender: male
Wright, James (Mr), fl. 1726-1734 - 4 - Titles or roles: Richard Rawlinson's agent at Wasperton; attorney
Gender: male
Wright, John, fl. 1625 1 - - Gender: male
Wright, John, fl. 1755 1 - - Gender: male
Wright, John, fl. 1680-1682 2 - - Gender: male
Wright, M., fl. 1729 1 - - Gender: male
Wright (Mr) (mentioned 1692) - - 1 Gender: male
Wright, Nathan (Sir), 1654-1721 - 1 - Titles or roles: Lord Keeper, from 21 May 1700; lawyer; trustee of the Cotton Library
Gender: male
Wright, Richard, fl. 1693-1698 3 - - Gender: male
Wright, Richard, fl. 1786 1 - - Gender: male
Wright, Richard, fl. 1723 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Wright, Robert, fl. 1714 - 1 - Alternative names: 'Wright, Robert, Beekhall, Norfolk.'
Gender: male
Wright, Robert, fl. 1705-1722 - 9 - Gender: male
Wright, Robert, fl. 1645 1 - - Gender: male
Wright, Robert, fl. 1685 2 1 - Titles or roles: of Lichfield; supporter of Ashmole's candidacy for Member of Parliament for Lichfield, 1685; correspondent of Elias Ashmole
Gender: male
Wright, Samuel, fl. 1636 - 1 - Titles or roles: secretary to Matthew Wren (1585–1667), bishop of Ely
Gender: male
Wright, T., fl. 1696 1 - - Gender: male
Wright, Thomas, fl. 1668 1 1 - Titles or roles: of Downham, Suffolk
Gender: male
Wright, William, fl. 1721-1724 3 - - Alternative names: Wright, William, of Offerton
Gender: male
Wright, William, fl. 1714 1 - - Titles or roles: recorder of Oxford
Gender: male
Wriothesley, Henry, 1573-1624 - 3 3 Titles or roles: third Earl of Southampton; courtier; literary patron
Gender: male
Wriothesley, Hugh (Sir), fl. 1630 - 1 - Gender: male
Wriothesley, Thomas, 1607-1667 - 3 - Titles or roles: Fourth Earl of Southampton; politician
Gender: male
Wroe, Richard, 1641-1718 1 - - Alternative names: 'silver-tongued’; 'the Lancashire Chrysostom'
Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; studied at Jesus College, Cambridge when John Worthington was master
Gender: male
Wrottesley, Walter (Sir), 1632-1686 1 - - Titles or roles: Second baronet, of Wrottesley, Staffordshire; correspondent of Ashmole
Gender: male
Wroughton, Charles, b.1653 1 - - Titles or roles: fellow of Merton College, Oxford; canon of Sarum, 1707-29
Gender: male
Wroughton, Fr., fl. 1656 1 - - Gender: male
Württemberg, Anna Johanna von (Herzogin), 1619-1679 - - 34 Alternative names: Württemberg, Anna Johanna; Anna Johanna von Württemberg; Wurttemberg
Titles or roles: daughter of Johann Friedrich
Gender: female
Württemberg, Anna Maria von (Herzogin), 1526-1589 - - 1 Alternative names: Anna Maria, Württemberg (Herzogin); Anna Maria, Brandenburg (Markgräfin); Anna Maria, Brandenburg-Ansbach (Markgräfin)
Gender: female
Württemberg, Anne (Herzogin), 1624-1680 - - 1 Alternative names: Colligny, Anne de (née); Anne, Wirtemberg, Duchesse; Württemberg, Anne, Herzogin von
Gender: female
Württemberg, Antonia von (Prinzessin), 1613-1679 - - 23 Alternative names: Württemberg, Antonia of; Württemberg, Antonie von; Antonie, Württemberg (Prinzessin); Antonia von Württemberg; Wurttemberg
Gender: female
Württemberg, August (Herzog), fl. 1596 - - 1 Gender: male
Württemberg, Christine Charlotte von, 1645-1699 7 1 1 Alternative names: Christine Charlotte of Württemberg; Ostfriesland, Christine Charlotte; Christine Charlotte Ostfriesland, Fürstin; Wuerttemberg; Christine Charlotte von Württemberg
Titles or roles: Princess of Württemberg; princess consort of East Frisia; married George Christian, Prince of East Frisia, 1662; regent of East Frisia during the minority of her son, 1665-1690
Gender: female
Württemberg, Christoph von (Herzog), 1515-1568 - - 3 Alternative names: Christoph von Wurttemberg; Wurttemberg, Christoph von; Christoph, Herzog von Wurttemberg; Christoph von Württemberg (Herzog)
Titles or roles: Herzog von Württemberg
Gender: male
Württemberg, Dorothea Amalia von, 1643-1650 - - 1 Alternative names: Dorothea Amalia, Ducissa Würtembergensis; Dorothea Amalie, Württemberg, Prinzessin; Dorothee Amalie, Württemberg, Prinzessin
Gender: female
Württemberg, Eberhard III von, 1614-1674 - 1 37 Alternative names: Eberhard III
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg
Gender: male
Württemberg, Eberhard I von (Herzog), 1445-1496 - - 5 Alternative names: Eberhard, im Bart; Eberhard V., Württemberg, Graf; Eberhardus, Wuirtembergensis; Eberhardus, Barbatus; Eberhard I., Württemberg und Teck, Herzog
Gender: male
Württemberg, Friedrich I von, 1557-1608 3 8 1 Alternative names: Friedrich I von Württemberg; Friedrich Herzog zu Württemberg; Frederick of Mömpelgard; Wurttemberg, Frederick I of; Frederick I of Württemberg
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg
Gender: male
Württemberg, Friedrich Karl von (Herzog), 1652-1698 - - 1 Alternative names: Friedrich Karl Wurttemberg, Herzog; Friedrich Karl Württemberg-Winnental
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Winnental
Gender: male
Württemberg, Johann Friedrich von, 1582-1628 - 7 4 Alternative names: John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg; Friderich Württemberg, Herzog; Württemberg-Teck, Herzog von; Wuerttemberg; Johann Friedrich von Württemberg
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg (1608-1628); husband of Barbara Sophia von Brandenburg (1584-1636); father of Duke Eberhard III
Gender: male
Württemberg, Johann Friedrich von (Herzog), 1637-1659 4 - 1 Alternative names: Johann Friedrich Württemberg, Herzog; Johann Friedrich von Württemberg
Titles or roles: German nobility
Gender: male
Württemberg-Mömpelgard, Georg von (Herzog), 1626-1699 - - 5 Alternative names: Georg Wurttemberg-Mompelgard, Herzog; Georg von Württemberg-Mömpelgard; Georg II Württemberg-Mömpelgard, Herzog; Duke George II of Württemberg-Montbéliard
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard
Gender: male
Württemberg-Mömpelgard, Leopold Friedrich von, 1624-1662 - - 8 Alternative names: Leopold Friedrich, Württemberg, Herzog; Leopold Friedrich, Mömpelgard, Graf; Leopold Friedrich, Württemberg-Mömpelgard, Herzog
Titles or roles: Duke, Württemberg-Mömpelgard
Gender: male
Württemberg-Montbéliard, duc de, fl. 1710 - 1 - Alternative names: Duke of Württemberg-Montbéliard; Duke of Wirtenberg-Montbelliard
Gender: male
Württemberg-Neuenstadt, Clara Augusta von (Herzogin), 1632-1700 1 - 32 Alternative names: Clara Augusta Württemberg, Herzogin; Clara Augusta Wurttemberg-Neuenstadt, Herzogin; Klara Augusta Württemberg-Neuenstadt, Herzogin
Gender: female
Württemberg-Neuenstadt, Friedrich August von, 1654-1716 - - 2 Alternative names: Frederick August von Württemberg-Neuenstadt; Frederick Augustus of Württemberg-Neuenstadt; Friedrich August Württemberg-Neuenstadt
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt
Gender: male
Württemberg-Neuenstadt, Friedrich von (Herzog), 1615-1682 - - 34 Alternative names: Friedrich Wurttemberg-Neuenstadt, Herzog
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Neuenstadt
Gender: male
Württemberg-Oels, Sylvius Nimrod von (Herzog), 1622-1664 - - 44 Alternative names: Sylvius Nimrod, Württemberg-Oels
Gender: male
Württemberg-Stuttgart, Sophia Louisa von, 1642-1702 1 - - Alternative names: Sophia Louisa von Württemberg-Stuttgart
Gender: female
Württemberg, Ulrich von (Herzog), 1617-1671 - - 1 Alternative names: Ulrich Württemberg
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg
Gender: male
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Anna Sabine von (Herzogin), 1593-1659 - - 1 Alternative names: Anna Sabina, Württemberg-Weiltingen (Herzogin); Anna Sabine, Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (Herzogin); Anna Sabine, Holstein-Sonderburg (Herzogin); Württemberg-Weiltingen, Anna Sabine von; Württemberg-Weiltingen, Anna Sabina von
Gender: female
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Julia Felicitas von (Herzogin), 1619-1661 - - 1 Alternative names: Juliane Felizitas, Holstein-Gottorp, Herzogin
Titles or roles: Princess of Württemberg-Weiltingen
Gender: female
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Juliana von, 1615-1691 - - 11 Alternative names: Juliana Wurttemberg-Weiltingen, Herzogin; Juliana Oldenburg
Titles or roles: Duchess of Württemberg-Weiltingen; Wife of Manfred Württemberg-Weiltingen; Daughter of Anton Oldenburg, Graf
Gender: female
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Julius Friedrich von (Herzog), 1588-1635 - - 1 Titles or roles: Father of Manfred; Husband of Anna Sabine
Gender: male
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Julius Peregrinatius von (Herzog), 1627-1645 3 - - Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen; Son of Julius Friedrich
Gender: male
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Manfred (Herzog), 1626-1662 - - 29 Alternative names: Manfred I; Wurttemberg-Weiltingen, Manfred; Wuerttemberg-Weiltingen, Manfred
Titles or roles: Duke of Württemberg-Weiltingen
Gender: male
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Roderich (Herzog), 1618-1651 - - 10 Titles or roles: son of Julius Friedrich von Württemberg-Weiltingen
Gender: male
Württemberg-Weiltingen, Sveno Martial Edelnolph (Herzog), 1629-1656 - - 1 Alternative names: Wurttemberg-Weiltingen
Gender: male
Württemberg, Wilhelm Ludwig von (Herzog), 1647-1677 - - 1 Alternative names: William Louis, Duke of Württemberg; Wilhelm Ludwig Württemberg (Herzog)
Gender: male
Würtz, Paul, 1612-1676 - - 4 Alternative names: Würz; Wirtz
Titles or roles: Baron of Ornholm, Swedish Generalfeldmarschall
Gender: male
Wtenbogartius, Francis, fl. 1617-1641 1 7 - Alternative names: Wtenbogartius, Francis, at Utrecht; Wtenbogartus, Francis
Gender: male
Wulle, Johannes (Dr), fl. 1651 - - 1 Titles or roles: brother-in-law of Nicolaas Heinsius; court physician to Queen Christina
Gender: male
Wunderlich, Peter, fl. 1632 - 1 1 Gender: male
Wunderlich, Samuel, fl. 1648 1 - - Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Württemberg-Mömpelgard, Sibylla (Herzogin), 1620-1707 - - 36 Alternative names: Sibylla Württemberg-Mömpelgard
Gender: female
Württemberg, Sibylla von (Herzogin) - 1 - Alternative names: Sibylla of Anhalt
Titles or roles: Wife of Frederik I von Württemberg (1557–1608)
Gender: unknown
Wuscherus, Johannes Adam, fl. 1655 1 - - Gender: male
W., Wn., fl. 1692 1 - - Alternative names: Wn. W.
Titles or roles: correspondent of Joshua Barnes
Gender: male
Wyat, John, fl. 1706-1712 3 1 - Alternative names: Wyatt, John
Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Wyatt, John, fl. 1666 2 - - Gender: male
Wyatt, John, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Wybo, Joris, 1530-1576 1 - - Alternative names: Sylvanus, Georgius Octavius; Silvanus; Wibo; Wybotius
Titles or roles: schoolmaster; Dutch Reformed minister
Gender: male
Wybract, fl. 1564 - - 1 Alternative names: Wybrad
Gender: male
Wyche, John, 1667-1713 2 1 - Alternative names: Wich, John; Wych, John
Titles or roles: son of Sir Peter Wyche (1628-99); matric. from Trinity College, Cambridge, 1684; secretary to Sir William Trumbull, 1686; envoy at Hamburg; godchild of Sir Joseph Williamson
Gender: male
Wyclife, John, d.1384 - - 3 Alternative names: Wycliffe; Viklef
Titles or roles: Theologian, philosopher, and religious reformer
Gender: male
Wyght, Dan, fl. 1591 1 - - Gender: male
Wykeham-Martin, Fiennes, fl. 1821-1822 5 - - Gender: male
Wyld, Edward, fl. 1672 2 - - Titles or roles: British merchant active in the Mediterranean
Gender: male
Wylde, John (Serjeant), 1590-1669 1 - - Titles or roles: writing from Ludlow Castle
Gender: male
Wylde, Thomas (Reverend), fl. 1669-1670 1 - - Gender: male
Wyndham, Edmund (Sir), 1601-1682 1 - - Titles or roles: politician
Gender: male
Wyndham, Frances (Lady) 1 - - Gender: female
Wyndham, George O'Brien, 1751-1837 5 1 - Titles or roles: third earl of Egremont; art patron, agriculturist, and philanthropist; eldest son of Charles Wyndham, second earl of Egremont (1710–63)
Gender: male
Wyndham, Henry Penruddocke, 1736-1819 1 - - Alternative names: Wyndham, Henry Penruddock
Titles or roles: topographer; elder son of Henry Wyndham (1709–1780)
Gender: male
Wyndham, John, fl. 1722-1727 2 - - Gender: male
Wyndham, Thomas, 1681-1745 5 - - Titles or roles: Baron Wyndham; lord chancellor of Ireland
Gender: male
Wynn, B., fl. 1654-1684 1 - - Titles or roles: matric. 1654; serjeant at law, 1684
Gender: male
Wynne, Edward, 1681-1755 - 1 - Titles or roles: matric. Jesus College, Oxford, 1698; D.C.L., 1711; chancellor of the diocese of Hereford, 1707
Gender: male
Wynne, John (Reverend Dr), 1665-1743 7 2 - Alternative names: Frigid friend
Titles or roles: bishop of Bath and Wells, 1727-43; principal of Jesus College, 1712-20; bishop of St Asaph, 1716-27
Gender: male
Wynne, Robert, d.1729 21 1 - Titles or roles: Lhwyd's assistant; rector of Rhiw, 1705-1711/12; prebendary canon of Bangor, 1710; rector of Llandanwg,Merioneth, 1711/12-1729
Gender: male
Wynne, William, fl. 1696-1699 10 - - Gender: male
Wyntour, Anne (Lady), fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: female
Wyss, Felix, 1596-1666 - - 1 Gender: male

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