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Dalyell, Thomas

(Encyclopedia) Dalyell or Dalzell, Thomas both: dēĕl´, dăl´yəl, 1599?–1685, Scottish soldier; also called Dalziel of the Binns. He fought for Charles II at the battle of Worcester (1651), was…

Carlisle, Charles Howard, 1st earl of

(Encyclopedia) Carlisle, Charles Howard, 1st earl of kärlīl´, 1629–85, English statesman. A member of the prominent Howard family, he held various offices under Oliver Cromwell and remained in favor…

Ludlow, Edmund

(Encyclopedia) Ludlow, Edmund, 1617?–1692, English parliamentarian and regicide. He commanded a regiment of cavalry in the English civil war and served on the court that condemned King Charles I,…

Bristol, George Digby, 2d earl of

(Encyclopedia) Bristol, George Digby, 2d earl of, 1612–77, English courtier; son of John Digby, 1st earl of Bristol. At first a member of the parliamentary opposition to Charles I, he later fought…

Fleetwood, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Fleetwood, Charles, 1618?–1692, English parliamentary general. He fought under Oliver Cromwell in many battles of the English civil war and later (1650) in Scotland. He became (1651) a…

Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of

(Encyclopedia) Southampton, Thomas Wriothesley, 4th earl of, 1607–67, English nobleman; son of the 3d earl. At first an opponent of the court party in the events leading up to the English civil war,…

Whalley, Edward

(Encyclopedia) Whalley, Edward hwā´lē, hwô´–, d. 1675?, English regicide. During the English civil war he served under his cousin Oliver Cromwell in the parliamentary army. He was given custody of…

Stoughton, William

(Encyclopedia) Stoughton, William stō´tən, 1631–1701, American colonial statesman. He was probably born in England but studied at Harvard (grad. 1650) before attending New College, Oxford (M.A., 1653…

Sandwich, Edward Montagu, 1st earl of

(Encyclopedia) Sandwich, Edward Montagu, 1st earl of mŏn´təgyo͞o, 1625–72, English admiral. He fought in the parliamentary army during the civil war, became (1653) a member of the council of state of…