Historical Personography

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This page lists historical people born before 1700 and tagged in MoEML content. Click on a person’s name to see where they are mentioned. Click on the links in the Related Resources column for more biographical information. Whenever possible, we provide a link to the ODNB entry. For mayors and sheriffs, we are particularly indebted to Anne Lancashire’s Mayors and Sheriffs of London project. If neither project has information about a person, we provide a link to the British Book Trade Index, British History Online, Encyclopedia Britannica, History of Parliament Online, Oxford Reference, Records of London’s Livery Companies Online, or Wikipedia.
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Abbo of Fleury (b. c. 945, d. 1004)
French abbot and historian.
 
Abbot Vitalis
Abbot of Westminster Abbey during the reign of William the Conqueror.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Abraham Campion
Brewer and son of Henry Campion.
 
Abram Booth (b. c. 1606?, d. c. 1636?)
Dutch delegate and diarist.
 
Acliuillus
One of the first constables of the tower.
 
Adam Atwood
Esquire. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church. Kingsford suggets his name is Adam Attewod (see n.63).
 
Adam Bamme
Mayor of London. Father of Richard Bamme.
MASL
 
Adam Bassing
Sheriff of London from 1243-1244 and mayor from 1251-1252.
MASL
 
Adam Bery  
Adam Breakspeare (d. 1400?)
Chaplain. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Adam de Bury
Mayor of London.
MASL
 
Adam de Howton
Knight.
 
Adam de Pulteney
Father of Sir John de Pulteney.
 
Adam Frances
Buried in St. Helens.
ODNB
 
Adam Gill  
Adam Hone
Husband of Elizabeth Hone.
 
Adam of Mirimuth (b. between 1274 and 75, d. 1347)
English historian and diplomat.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ade de Buke
Hatter. Contributed to the construction of St. Mary-Le-Bow chapel. Also buried there.
 
Adeliza of Louvain (b. c. 1103, d. 1151)
Queen of England. Second wife and consort of King Henry I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Adhered
Earl of Mercia and son-in-law of King Aelfred.
 
Adrew Evenger (d. c. 1556)
 
Adrian Arten
From the Netherlands.
 
Aelfhun (d. between 1015 and 18)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 1002-1004 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Aelfstan (d. between 995 and 96)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 959-964 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Aelfweard (d. 1044)
Bishop of London from 1035-1044.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Ælfwine of Elmham (d. between 1023? and 38??)
Bishop of Elmham.
Wikipedia
 
Aelius Herodianus
A Greek Grammarian of Alexandria, who eventually moved to Rome.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Aeneas
Trojan hero and son of Anchises and the goddess Venus. Early modern Londoners believed Aeneas to be a historical figure and father of the founder of London.
EM
BAE
 
Aethelberht of Kent
First King of Kent.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Aethelburh of Barking (d. in or after 686)
Founder and first abbess of the dual monastery of Barking. Sister of Earconwald, bishop of London.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Aethelnoth (d. between 816 and 24)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 805-811 AD.
ODNB
 
Æthelred (d. 911)
Lord and later king of Mercia.
Wikipedia
BAE
ODNB
 
Æthelred II (b. between 966 and 68, d. 23 April 1016)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Æthelstan (b. c. 894, d. 939)
King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924-927, and King of the English from 927-939. Son of King Edward the Elder.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Aethelweard of London (d. between 909 and 26)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 909-926 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Æthelwine (d. c. 992)
Ancestor of Henry Fitz-Alwine.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Agatha Aetheling (d. c. 1070)
ODNB
 
Agnes Arnold
Wife of Thomas Arnold, mother of Eleanor Writhesley, and daughter of Richard Warmford.
 
Agnes Bardolf (d. 1403)
 
Agnes Barton  
Agnes Dennis
Wife of Sir Walter Dennis. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
Agnes Fitzwilliam  
Agnes Forster (d. 1484)
Prison reformer and wealthy widow of Stephen Forster.
 
Agnes Galdset  
Agnes Gascoigne  
Agnes Lewen
Wife of Thomas Lewen. Buried at St. Nicholas Olave.
 
Agnes Milborne (d. c. 1500?)
 
Agnes Niter
Daughter of Thomas Niter. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Agnes Romany Ollarie (d. c. 1408)
Wife of John Romany Ollarie. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
Agnes Young  
Alan Brett (d. c. 1425)
 
Alan Buxhall
Knight.
 
Alan de la Zouche (d. 1270)
Administrator, soldier, and warden of the city, 1267-68 and possibly 1266-67.
ODNB
Wikipedia
MASL
 
Alcie Clarell  
Alectus the Tyrant
Slain in one of London’s fields in the year 296.
 
Alexander Brome (b. c. 1620, d. 30 June 1666)
Poet and lawyer. Eldest brother of Richard Brome.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Burnett (d. 25 August 1665)
Doctor of medicine who resided on Fenchurch Street and attended Samuel Pepys.
 
Alexander Cheyney
Buried in St. Helens.
 
Alexander Dikes
Husband of Johan Dikes. Buried at St. John’s of Jerusalem.
 
Alexander Heyband  
Alexander Neckam (b. 1157, d. 1217)
English scholar, teacher, and theologian.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Alexander Polyhistor
Greek writer raised in Rome.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Pope (b. 1688, d. 1744)
Poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Purpoint
Fishmonger.
 
Alffi Portgraves
According to Stow, Alffi Portgraves appeared in the last charter of Edward the Confessor.
 
Alfred the Great (b. between 848 and 49, d. 899)
King of the West Saxons and the Anglo-Saxons.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alfune
Bishop of London and builder of St. Giles Cripplegate Church.
 
Algare Secusme
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Alice Ashfed
Prioress of St. Helens.
BHO
 
Alice Atte-Bow
Mistress of Ralph Crepyn.
 
Alice Balstred  
Alice Bartlet
Wife of James Bartlet. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Alice Bayly  
Alice Carne  
Alice Courtney  
Alice de Warenne (b. c. 1287, d. 1338)
English noblewoman.
Wikipedia
 
Alice Dogget
Wife of John Dogget.
 
Alice Foster  
Alice Fowler
Daughter of John Howton and wife of John Hulton. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Alice Hackney  
Alice Hungerford
Hanged for murdering her husband.
 
Alice Isham  
Alice Keble
Daughter of Sir Henry Keble.
 
Alice Ludlow  
Alice Mackeley  
Alice Nevill
Wife of Sir John Neville. Not to be confused with Lady Alice Nevill.
 
Alice Shepley  
Alice Turke
Wife of Robert Turke. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
Alice Whittington  
Alice Winslow  
Alienar Ingham  
Alienor
Second wife of Robert Fitzwater.
 
Allen Cheinie
Knight, father of John Cheinie.
 
Allen le Sopar
According to Stow, Allen le Sopar is where Soper Lane received its namesake.
 
Allice Percival  
Alphonso (b. c. 1273, d. 1284)
Earl of Chester and child of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile.
Wikipedia
 
Alwinus (fl. 1010)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source suports this claim.
 
Alwinus Child
Founder of a new the new Bermondsey monastery, dedicated to St. Saviour, in 1081.
Wikipedia
 
Alwyne
Bishop of Helmeham.
 
Amadeus V (b. 4 September 1249?, d. 16 October 1323?)
Fifth count of Savoy.
Wikipedia
 
Ambrose Charcam  
Ambrose Cresacre
Monument at Mercers’ Hall.
 
Ambrose Smith
Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
Andrew Aubrey (d. c. 1356)
Grocer, mayor of London. Buried at St. Nicholas Cole Abbey.
ODNB
Wikipedia
MASL
 
Andrew Bockrill
Possibly a pepperer. Sheriff, 1223-25, and lord mayor, 1231-38.
MASL
 
Andrew Buchevite
Provost of the city of London during the reign of King Stephen.
 
Andrew Burel
Gentleman of Gray’s Inn.
 
Andrew Evenger  
Andrew Fuller
Mercer. Churchwarden of St. Mary-Le-Bow.
 
Andrew Judde
Skinner. Sheriff, 1544-45, lord mayor, 1550-51.
MASL
 
Andrew Michael
Vinter, Husband of Joan Michael, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Andrew Pikeman
Husband of Joan Pikeman.
 
Androgeus
Son of King Lud.
 
Angel Dune  
Angell Fielding  
Anicius
Archdeacon of Surrey. A hospital was moved onto his lands in 1228 by the consent of Peter des Roches.
 
Anketinus de Arden
Alderman.
 
Anna Trapnel (fl. 1642–60)
An alleged prophet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne
Wife of John Watkins.
 
Anne Askew (b. c. 1521, d. 1546)
Writer and protestant martyr.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Audley
Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Anne Blount
Daughter of John Blount.
 
Anne Boleyn (b. c. 1500, d. 1536)
Queen of England. Second consort of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Cecil (b. 5 December 1556, d. 5 June 1588)
Chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I and daughter of William Cecil.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Crosby
Wife of Sir John Crosby. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Anne Farrant (née Bower) (d. c. 1582)
Wife of Richard Farrant, musician and theatrical producer. Daughter of Richard Bower, master of the choristers of the Chapel Royal. See related ODNB entry for Richard Farrant.
 
Anne Fiennes (née Sackville) (d. 10 May 1595)
English gentlewoman and benefactress. Daughter of Sir Richard Sackville.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Griffin
Printer and publisher.
BBTI
 
Anne Gunter (d. 1582?)
 
Anne Herbert (b. c. 1100, d. 1147)
Also known as Anne Parr, lady-in-waiting to the wives of Henry VIII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Herbert (b. 1516, d. 1544)
Courtier and fifth Baron Mountjoy.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Middleton (b. c. 1538, d. 1602?)
Mother of Thomas Middleton.
 
Anne Neville (b. 1456, d. 1485)
Wife of Richard III and daughter of Richard Neville.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne of Bohemia (b. 1366, d. 1394)
Queen of England and first consort of Richard II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Cleves (b. 1515, d. 1557)
Queen of England. Fourth consort of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Denmark (b. 12 December 1574, d. 2 March 1619)
Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Consort of King James VI and I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Lodbury
Woman who drowned in St. Giles Churchyard in 1244 AD.
 
Anne Paston  
Anne Seymour (née Stanhope) (b. 1510, d. 1587)
Wife of Edward Seymour, the Lord Protector of King Edward VI. Through this marriage, Anne was briefly whe most powerful woman in England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anne Shirley
Daughter of Ralph Shirley. Buried in St. Katherine Cree.
 
Anne Wells (b. c. 1491, d. c. 1499)
Daughter of John Wells. Buried in Austin Friars.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anthony Bonuice
Rich Italian merchant. Lived at Crosby Hall after Richard III.
 
Anthony Browne First Viscount Montagu (b. 1528, d. 1592)
Knight, and oldest son of Sir Anthony Browne. Became Viscount Montague in 1554, and lived near St. Mary Overie with his second wife Magdalen Dacre.
Wikipedia
ODNB
BHO
Google Books
 
Anthony Gamage
Ironmonger, sheriff of London.
 
Anthony Hungerford  
Anthony Kingston (b. c. 1508, d. 1556)
Royal Officer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anthony Mills
Son of John Mills. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory..
 
Anthony Munday (bap. 1560, d. 1633)
Playwright, actor, pageant poet, translator, and writer. Draper and/ormerchant taylor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anthony Radcliffe
Merchant taylor and alderman.
 
Anthony Wells
Son of John Wells. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
Anthony Wotton
Clergyman and religious controversialist who held a lectureship at All Hallows Barking.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor.
Wikipedia
 
Antonius Verdierus
Mentioned in Anthony Munday’s Chrysanaleia; possibly an ancient Roman writer.
 
Anton van den Wyngaerde (b. c. 1525?, d. c. 1571?)
Artist known for his 1543 panorama of London.
 
Arcadius
Eastern Roman emperor from 395-408 CE and eldest son of Theodosius 1.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Arendt van Buchell
Friend of Johannes de Witt. Known for having made a copy of de Wit’s sketch of the Swan Theatre.
BAE
 
Aristotle (b. c. 384 BCE, d. c. 322 BCE)
Ancient Greek philosopher.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Arnold de Tolinea
Donated money to Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Arnold Macknam
Vintner. Buried at St. Michael Paternoster Royal in 1457.
 
Arthur Troffote
Esquire.
 
Arthur Tudor (b. 1486, d. 1502)
Prince, son and heir of Henry VII. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Arvirargus
Legendary, and possibly historical, king of Britian in the 1st century AD. Also known as Arviragus.
Wikipedia
 
Asser (d. 909)
Welsh monk who became Bishop of Sherborne in the 890’s.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Athelard
Wife to Geoffrey de Mandeville.
 
Athelgoda
Wife of Saeberht.
 
Atheline Raison  
Aubrey de Vere (d. 1112)
Sheriff.
 
Aubrey de Vere (d. 1194)
First earl of Oxford and count of Guînes. Grandson of Aubrey de Vere.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Hynde (fl. 1550–51)
Clothworker, sheriff of London, buried in St. Peter, Westcheap.
MASL
 
Augustine Matthews
Printer.
BBTI
BBTI
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Phillps (d. c. 1605)
Actor with The King’s Men.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Ryther (d. 1593)
English cartographer, engraver, and translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustus Caesar
Founder of the Roman Empire and was its first emperor.
Wikipedia
 
Aveline de Forz (b. 1259, d. 1274)
Wikipedia
 
Avery Randolph
Originally from Badlesmere, Kent. Father of Thomas Randolph.
 
Avice Gibson BHO
 
Avice Middleton
Sister of Thomas Middleton and wife of Allen Waterer.
 
Aymer de Valence (d. 1324)
Earl of Pembroke, husband to Mary de St. Paul.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Bagford (b. between 1650 and 51, d. in or after 5 May 1716)
Bookseller and antiquary.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Baldwin
Son of King Stephen.
 
Baldwin I of Jerusalem (b. c. 1058, d. 1118)
One of the leaders of the First Crusade.
Wikipedia
 
Barbara Hungerford  
Barbara Writhesley  
Lord Delamote Barnard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Lord Montferrant Barnard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Barnard Randolph (d. 1583)
Gentleman.
 
Bartholomew Billington  
Bartholomew Burwash
Tenement owner in Castle Baynard Wall.
 
Bartholomew Caster
Knight.
 
Bartholomew de Almain
Donated money to Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bartholomew de Badlesmere (b. c. 1275, d. 1322)
First Barton Badlesmere, father of Elizabeth de Badlesmere.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Bartholomew de la Vauch
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Bartholomew Linsled  
Bartholomew of the Castle
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bartholomew Read (fl. 1497–1503)
Goldsmith. Lord Mayor, from 1502-03. Buried in Charterhouse.
MASL
 
Bartholomew Seman (fl. 1406?–31??)
Goldbeater and goldsmith. Ran mints in London, Calais, and York. Buried in St. John Zachary Parish. See related ODNB entry for Moneyers.
 
Bartholomew the Apostle
One of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
Wikipedia
 
Bartram of Hamburg
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
Bartrand Austrie
Daughter of Sir Ralph Austrie, wife of Grimond Descure, and also buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Bastard de Scales  
Beatrice (b. 1312)
Duchess of Brittany, wife of John, the second Duke of Brittany.
 
Beatrice of Savoy (b. 1205, d. 4 January 1267)
Wikipedia
 
Beatrix Brown  
Bede (b. between 672 and 73, d. 735)
An English monk at the monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth who chronicled the history of the English people. Known as the Father of English History.
Wikipedia
ODNB
BAE
 
Belin
Late owner of Billingsgate.
 
Benedick Augustine  
Benedict Barnham (bap. 1559, d. 1598)
Draper. London merchant, benefactor, and sheriff, 1591-92.
ODNB
Wikipedia
MASL
 
Benedict Botewrite
Merchant of London who finished the rebuilding of the London Bridge.
 
Benedict of Nursia
Patron Saint of Europe and students.
Wikipedia
 
Benedict Reding
Buried in St. Martin Orgar.
 
Benedict Shorne
Fishmonger and benefactor to St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
Ben Jonson (b. c. 1572, d. 1637)
Poet and playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Bennet Abbot of Wirall
Master to the reverend Bede.
 
Bennett Gerard (d. c. 1403)
Brewer. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
Bernard
Prior of Dunstable.
 
Berosus (fl. 300 BCE–201 BCE)
Writer, historian, and astronomer from the third century BCE.
Wikipedia
 
Beswicke
Alderman.
 
Bevis Bond
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bishop Eustace de Fauconberg (b. c. 1170?, d. 31 October 1228)
English Bishop of London and Lord High Treasurer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Bishop John Lesley (b. 29 September 1527, d. 31 May 1596)
Bishop of Ross (Roman Catholic), Scottish historian, and conspirator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Bishop Thomas Sprat (b. c. 1635, d. 20 May 1713)
Bishop of Rochester. English divine and writer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Bishop William Giffard (d. c. 1129)
First bishop of Wincester.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Black Stanus
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Blanche
Daughter of Edward III who died shortly after birth.
Wikipedia
 
Blanch Waterton
Daughter of Sir Hugh Waterton. Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Blase White
Grocer. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Boudica (d. c. 60)
Flemish and German painter, engraver, and cartographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
 
Richard Brathwaite
Poet and writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Brian Briset
Father of Ralph Briset and grandfather of Jordan Briset.
 
Brihthelm (d. between 957 and 59)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 951-953 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Brother Norman
Confessor of Queen Matilda.
Brooke 323
 
Buckle
A grocer who died on Bucklersbury street and it is thus named after him.
 
Burchwood
King’s plumber during the construction of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
 
Burghrede
King of Mercia.
 
Cadar
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Caleb Willis
Lecturer of rhetoric.
 
Captain Pod
Well-known exhibitor of puppet shows in early modern London. Alluded to in John Day and Henry Chettle’s The Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green.
 
Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio (b. c. 1471, d. 25 July 1539)
Bishop of Salisbury. Italian diplomat and Cardinal-protector of the Holy Roman Empire.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Carvilius
One of the four kings of Kent during Caesar’s second expedition to Britain and was an ally of the British King Cassivellaunus.
Wikipedia
 
Cassius Dio
Roman Senator and historian.
Wikipedia
 
Cassivellaunus
British king who appears in Geoffrey of Monouth’s History of the Kings of Britain as Cassibelanus.
OR
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Casway (fl. in or after 1552)
Gardener.
 
Catherine Howard
The fifth wife of Henry VIII and queen of England from 1540-1541 AD. She was executed on the grounds of treason.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Catherine of Aragon (b. 16 December 1485, d. 7 January 1536)
Queen of England. First consort of Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Catherine of Valois (b. 27 October 1401, d. 3 January 1437)
Queen of England. Consort to Henry V and mother to Henry VI. Grandmother to Henry VII through her secret marriage to Owen Tudor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Catherine Parr (b. c. 1512, d. 5 September 1598)
Sixth wife of Henry VIII and queen of England from 1543 until his death in 1547. Married four times; her fourth husband was Thomas Seymour. She died giving birth to their only child.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cato the Elder (b. 234 BCE, d. 149 BCE)
A Roman senator and historian. First person to write history in Latin. Great-grandfather of Cato the Younger, who opposed Julius Caesar.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Caulse
According to Stow, Caulse was the bishop of London in 841 AD.
 
Cecily Neville (b. c. 1425, d. 1450)
Duchess of Warwick.
Wikipedia
 
Cedd (b. 620, d. 26 November 664)
Northumbrian monk and bishop of the East Saxons. Stow claims Cedd was a bishop of London, but this designation has been disputed.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Cenwalh (d. 672)
King of Wessex.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ceolberht (d. between 845 and 69)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 816-824 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Chapone a Florentine (d. c. 1582)
 
Charles Booth (d. c. 1535)
Bishop of Hereford.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles Brandon First Duke of Suffolk (b. 1484, d. 1545)
Son of Sir William Brandon (standard-bearer to Henry Tudor), and husband of Mary Tudor. He had the Suffolk House built during the reign of Henry VIII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
BAE
 
Charles Howard (b. c. 1536, d. 14 December 1624)
Second baron Howard of Effingham and first earl of Nottingham. Commander of the English fleet in opposition to the Spanish Armada.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles I (b. 1600, d. 1649)
King of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles II (b. 1630, d. 1685)
King of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles II (b. c. 1332, d. c. 1387)
King of Navarre, 1349-1387.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles I of Spain (b. 1500, d. 1558)
Reigned 1516-56 as king of Spain. Reigned 1519-56 as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
OR
Wikipedia
 
Charles IV (b. 14 May 1316, d. 29 November 1378)
King of Bohemia and the Romans. Holy Roman Emperor.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles Stuart (b. 1555, d. 1576)
Second son of Margaret Douglas.
Wikipedia
 
Charles V
Duke of Burgundy and Holy Roman emperor who also ruled the empires of Spain and the Netherlands.
 
Charles VI (b. 3 December 1368, d. 21 October 1422)
King of France, 1380-1422. Father to Catherine of Valois.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles VIII (b. 30 June 1470, d. 7 April 1498)
King of France, 1483-1498.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Chincroft  
Christian IV of Denmark (b. 12 April 1577, d. 28 February 1648)
King of Denmark and Norway from 1588-1648. Brother of Anne of Denmark.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Christian Morris  
Christine Barantyn (b. in or before 1415, d. c. 1427?)
Wife of Drew Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary Parish. See related ODNB entry for Drew Barantyn.
 
Christopher Arnold (b. c. 1627?, d. c. 1686?)
Professor of history, rhetoric, and poetry at the University of Altdorf.
 
Christopher Banaster
One-time owner of Pike Gardens. Father of John Banaster.
 
Christopher Beeston (b. between 1579 and 80, d. c. 1638)
Actor and theatre entrepreneur. Founder of the Cockpit Theatre.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Christopher Carleill (b. c. 1551?, d. c. 1593)
Soldier and naval commander. Son-in-law of Sir George Barne.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Christopher Draper
Ironmonger. Sheriff, 1560-61, and lord mayor, 1566-67.
MASL
 
Christopher Eliot (fl. 1491–1505)
One of the warden of London Bridge. Buried at St. John Zachary.
BHO
 
Christopher Feliocke
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Christopher Holt  
Christopher Jennie
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Christopher Marlowe (bap. 1564, d. 1593)
Playwright and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Christopher Turner (d. 1530)
Surgeon to King Henry VIII, buried at church of St. Mildred.
 
Christopher Wren (b. 1632, d. 1723)
Architect, mathematician, and astronomer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cicero (b. 106 BCE, d. 43 BCE)
A Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consuol, and constitutionalist.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Cingetorix
One of four kings of Kent during Caesar’s second expedition to Britain and was an ally of the British King Cassivellaunus.
Wikipedia
 
Ciran
Butler of King Lucius, who, according to Stow, aided in building the Church of St. Peter upon Cornhill. Possibly known as St. Cyranus.
 
Claes van Visscher
Cartographer. Drew a map of London in 1616.
 
Claudius
Roman emperor,41-54 CE.
BAE
OR
Wikipedia
 
Claudius Ptolemy (b. 100, d. 170)
Greco-Egyptian writer, mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, and poet from Alexandria.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Clement de Jonghe (b. c. 1624, d. 1677)
Dutch printer and map dealer in Amsterdam.
BM
 
Cnut the Great (d. 1035)
King of England, Denmark, and Norway.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Coenwalh (d. between 793 and 96)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 789-793 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Colver
Homeowner.
 
Commius
A historical King of the Belgic nation of the Atrebates in 1st century BC. Ally of Julius Caesar.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Conan
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Conrad Gessner (b. 1516, d. 1565)
Swiss naturalist, zoologist, and author of the five-volume Historiae animalium, now considered to be a landmark text of modern zoology.
Britannica
Wikipedia
 
Constance Knolles  
Constantine
The first Roman emperor to profess Christianity.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Constantine Fitz Aelulfe
Sheriff of London from 1197-1198 AD. Hanged in 1222 AD.
MASL
 
Cornelius Fish
Chamberlain of the City of London, 1603-26.
 
Cornelius Van Dun
Yeoman of the Guard.
 
Countess of Hungtington (d. c. 1429)
Countess of Huntington and Countess of the March. Buried in St. Katherine’s Hospital.
 
Culpepper (b. 1514, d. 1541)
Courtier and close friend of Henry VIII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Cunobeline (d. c. 40)
A king in pre-Roman Britain, later dramatized in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Cuthbert Buckell
English Merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
Wikipedia
 
Cuthbert Burbage (b. between 1564 and 65, d. 1636)
Actor, theatre entrepreneur, son of James Burbage, and elder brother of Richard Burbage.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cuthbert Tunstall (b. 1474, d. 1559)
Bishop of Durham.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Dame Agnes Clifford  
Dame Agnes Danvars
Wife of Sir Robert Danvars, both buried at St Bartholomew’s Church. Has a daughter with a monument atSt. Thomas’ Church.
 
Dame Alice Steward  
Dame Anne Radcliffe (d. c. 1585)
 
Dame Beatrix Narbrough  
Dame Bridget Trussel
Wife of Sir William Trussell. Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Dame Elizabeth Arundell  
Dame Elizabeth Bowes
Wife of Sir William Bowes. Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Dame Elizabeth Mellington
Wife of Sir Thomas Mellington, daughter and heir of William Botelar. Buried in Crutched Friars Priory.
 
Dame Elizabeth Narborough  
Dame Grisilde Tewke
Wife of Sir Brian Tewke, buried in the parish church of St. Margaret, Lothbury, in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Dame Ide West
Wife of Sir Thomas West. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Isabell Edward  
Dame Isabell Spencer
Daughter of Sir Hugh Spencer. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Jahu Strange
Daughter of Thomas Strange.
 
Dame Jane Sayne
Wife of John Blackwell, daughter of Sir John Lee. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Joan Astley (fl. 1445–46)
Nurse of Henry VI.
 
Dame Joan Beaufort (b. c. 1379, d. 1440)
Countess of Westmorland and only daughter of John of Gaunt. Buried at St. Mary Clerkenwell.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Dame Joan Daubeney
Wife of Sir Giles Daubeney and mother of Sir William Daubeny. Buried in Austin friars.
ODNB
 
Dame Joan de Beauchamp (b. c. 1396, d. 1430)
Countess of Ormond.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Dame Joane Borough
Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Dame Joane de Greystoke
Baroness of Greystoke. Buried at St. Mary Clerkenwell.
 
Dame Joanne Milborne
Wife of Sir John Milborne. Buried in St. Edmund.
 
Dame Joanne Tesle (d. 1486)
 
Dame Joanne Zouch (d. c. 1439)
 
Dame Joan Norris
The Lady of Bedford. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Johan Carne
Daughter of Sir John Carne.
 
Dame Julian Lacy
Wife of Sir Richard Lacy. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Katherine Terrell
Wife of Sir John Terrell. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Lucy Knowles
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margaret Lenthaine
Wife of Sir John Lenthaine. Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Dame Margaret Milborne
Wife of Sir John Milborne. Buried in St. Edmund.
 
Dame Margaret Rade (d. 1510)
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margaret West
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margery Twyford (d. in or after 1390)
Wife of Sir Nicholas Twyford and then Drew Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary Church. See related ODNB entry for Sir Nicholas Twyford.
 
Dame Mary Ramsey
Wife of Sir Thomas Ramsey and charitable donor.
 
Dame Mary S. Maure  
Dame Maud Peach
Wife of Sir John Peach. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
Dame Thomason
Late wife to Sir John Percival. Donor to the Holborn conduit.
 
Daniel Rawlinson (d. 11 July 1679)
Vintner. Resident of Fenchurch Street and owner of the Mitre Tavern.
 
Daniel the Elder Mytens (b. c. 1590?, d. c. 1647)
Dutch portrait painter and artist.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
David II of Scotland
King of Scots from 7 June 1329 until his death in February 1371.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
David Lindsay
Won a jousting contest against Lord Welles that took place on the London Bridge.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
David Smith
Embroiderer.
 
David Woodroffe
Haberdasher. Sheriff, 1554-55, and father of Sir Nicholas Woodroffe. Buried in St. Andrew Undershaft.
 
Dedwin
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Deruvian
Legendary and possibly historical bishop and saint of the second century.
Wikipedia
 
Desiderius Erasmus (b. c. 1467, d. 1536)
Humanist scholar.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña (b. 1 November 1567, d. 2 October 1626)
Conde de Gondomar and Spanish ambassador.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Dionysus
God of fruitfulness and vegetation (especially wine and ecstasy) in Roman mythology. God of the grape harvest, winemaking, wine, ritual of madness, fertility, theatre, and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology. Son of Zeus and Semele.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Doctor Allen
Doctor. Donated funds to help build the St. Mary-Le-Bow steeple that was finished by 1512.
 
Domitian
Roman emperor, 81-96 AD.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Donald Lupton (d. 1676)
Clergyman and writer.
ODNB
 
Dr. William Chichele
Archdeacon of Canterbury, 1420-44. Cousin of Henry Chichele, archbishop of Canterbury, William Chichele, and Sir Robert Chichele.
Wikipedia
 
Dr. Yaxley
Physician to Henry VIII. Buried in St. Michael, Cornhill.
 
Drugo (Drew) Barantyn (b. c. 1350, d. c. 1415)
Goldsmith. Sheriff, 1393-94, lord Mayor, 1398-99 and 1408-09, and husband of Dame Margery Twyford then Christine Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary.
ODNB
MASL
 
Robert Dudley
Earl of Leicester. Courtier and friend of Elizabeth I.
ODNB
ODNB
BAE
 
Eadbald (d. between 796 and 98)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 793-796 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Eadberht (d. between 787 and 89)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 772-782 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Eadgar of London (d. between 789 and 93)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 787-789 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Eadred (b. 923, d. 23 November 955)
King of the English from 946 until his death in 955.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Earconwald (d. c. 693)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Earl of Millen
Husband to the daughter of King Stephen, Matilda.
 
Earl William Warren
Earl. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
Ecgbert of Wessex (b. between 769 and 71, d. 839)
Ninth-century king of Wessex, reported to have changed the country’s name from Loegria to Angellandt (from which we now get England).
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ecgwulf (d. between 766 and 72)
Bishop of London who was consecrated in 745 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Edgar (b. between 943 and 44, d. 975)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edgar (fl. 996)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source supports this claim.
 
Edith of Wessex
Wife of Edward the Confessor and Queen of England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edmond Astley  
Edmond Burlac (d. 1583?)
Marcer. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Edmond Harlocke (d. 1509? (external))
Buried in St. Stephen, Coleman Street Ward, according to Stow.
 
Edmond Holland
Son of Thomas Holland and Joan of Kent. Buried in the church of Austin Friars.
 
Edmond Hungerford  
Edmond Knightley
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Edmond Rotheley
Gentleman.
 
Edmond Water  
Edmund Alison  
Edmund Bonner (b. 1500?, d. 5 September 1569)
Bishop of London who was elected on October 20, 1539.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Cornwall
Seventh Baron of Burford.
 
Edmund Crepin
Sold the Merchant Taylors’ Hall to its guild.
 
Edmund Dudley (b. c. 1462, d. c. 1510)
Administrator and financial agent of Henry VII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edmund fitz-Gerard
Sheriff of London from 1205-1206 AD.
MASL
 
Edmund Grey (b. c. 1416, d. c. 1490)
First Earl of Kent.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Grindal (b. c. 1516, d. 1583)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Howes (fl. 1602–31)
Chronicler.
 
Edmund II (b. 993, d. 1016)
King of England.
BAE
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Mortimer (b. 1 February 1352, d. 27 December 1381)
Third earl of March. Husband of Philippa of Clarence (the House of York’s claim to the throne comes from this marriage).
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund of Hadenham
Monk of Rochester and supposed annalist.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edmund of Langley (b. 1341, d. 1402)
First duke of York.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund of York (b. 17 May 1443, d. 30 December 1460)
Second son to Richard Plantagenet, third duke of York. Died at age seventeen in the Battle of Wakefield during the War of the Roses.
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Oldhall  
Edmund Rich (b. c. 1174, d. c. 1240)
Archbishop of Canterbury.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Tilney (b. between 1535 and 36, d. 1610)
Courtier.
 
Edmund Trindel
Godparent to John Stow alongside Robert Smith and Margaret Dickson. Buried in St. Michael, Cornhill.
BHO
 
Edmund Wartar
Esquire. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Edward Allde (b. between 1555 and 63, d. 1627)
Printer and bookseller.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Alleyn (b. 1566, d. 1626)
Player with the Admiral’s Men. Founded Dulwich College.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Bankes
Alderman and haberdasher. Buried at St. Mary-Le-Bow.
 
Edward Beastby  
Edward Blount (b. c. 1464, d. 1475)
Second Baron Mountjoy.
Wikipedia
 
Edward Brerewood
An English scholar, antiquary, mathematician, logician, and professor of astronomy.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edward Bromflit (d. 1460)
Esquire of Warwickshire. Buried at the Church of St. Michael in Bassinges Hall.
 
Edward Burnell
Classical scholar.
ODNB
 
Edward Deoly
Buried at St. Mary Woolchurch in 1467.
 
Edward Eldsmere  
Edward Elrington (b. c. 1496?, d. 1552)
Earl of Southampton, chief butler of Edward VI, and treasurer of the navy. Buried in St. Peter upon Cornhill.
HPO
 
Edward Gower
Son of George Gower.
 
Edward Hall
English lawyer, member of parliament, and historian who lived from 1497-1547 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edward Heywarde
Buried in St. George church.
 
Edward Hupcornehill
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Edward I (b. between 17 June 1239 and 18 June 1239, d. in or before 27 October 1307)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward II (b. 25 April 1284, d. 1327)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward III (b. 12 November 1312, d. 21 June 1377)
King of England and lord of Ireland, 1327-1377. Duke of Aquitaine, 1327-1360, and lord of Aquitaine, 1360-77. Son of Edward II and Isabella of France.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Edward IV (b. 28 April 1442, d. 9 April 1483)
King of England and lord of Ireland, 1461-1483. Son of Richard of York.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Edward Jackman
Sheriff in the year 1564.
 
Edward Jakeman
Sheriff of London in 1564-1565.
Wikipedia
MASL
 
Edward Lloyd (b. c. 1648, d. 1713)
Coffee-house keeper, publisher, eponymist of Lloyd’s Insurance.
ODNB
 
Edward Merwine
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Edward Middleton  
Edward of Langley (b. 1373, d. 1415)
Second duke of York and grandson of Edward III.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward of Norwich
Son of Edmund of Langley and grandson of Edward III.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edward of Woodstock (alias the Black Prince) (b. 1330, d. 1376)
Prince of Wales and Aquitaine. Heir to the English throne and military commander. Eldest son of King Edward III. Father of King Richard II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Poynings (b. c. 1459, d. c. 1521)
Soldier, diplomat, and administrator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Scales (d. c. 1521)
Merchant. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
Edward Seymour (b. c. 1500, d. 1552)
Duke of Somerset.
ODNB
ODNB
 
Edward Somerset (b. c. 1550, d. 3 March 1628)
Fourth earl of Worchester. Nobleman and courtier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Stafford (b. 1478, d. 1521)
Third Duke of Buckingham.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Stanhop
Knight.
 
Edward Stanley
Nobleman who was the ward of Thomas Wolsey until he came of age.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Edward the Confessor (b. between 1003 and 05, d. between 4 January 1066 and 5 January 1066)
King of England venerated as a saint after his death.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward the Elder
Son of Alfred the Great and king of the Anglo-Saxons.
 
Edward the Exile (d. 1057)
Son of Edmund Ironside, King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward V (b. 2 November 1470, d. 1483)
King of England and lord of Ireland. Son of Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward VI (b. 12 October 1537, d. 6 July 1553)
King of England and Ireland, 1547-1553. Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Edward Warrington
Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
Edwatars (d. c. 1558)
Sergeant at arms. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
Edwin Sandys (b. 1519, d. 10 July 1588)
Bishop of London from 1570-1576. He was a translator of the Bishop’s Bible.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Eleanor  
Eleanor (d. 1530)
Duchess of Buckingham, buried in Christ’s Church.
 
Eleanor Butler (née Talbot) (d. 1468)
Wife of Thomas Butler. Allegedly betrothed to Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor de Bohun (b. c. 1366?, d. 1399)
The elder daughter and co-heiress with her sister, Mary de Bohun, of their father Humphrey de Bohun, seventh earl of Hereford. Wife of Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester.
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor de Cobham (b. c. 1400?, d. 1452)
Mistress and the second wife of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Eleanor FitzAlan
English noblewoman. Wife of Thomas Browne.
 
Eleanor Gristles  
Eleanor Mortimer  
Eleanor Neville
Wife of Thomas Stanley and mother of George Stanley. Not to be confused with Eleanor Neville.
 
Eleanor Neville
Daughter of Ralph Neville. Married to Lord Douglas. Not to be confused with Eleanor Neville.
 
Eleanor of Castile (b. 1241, d. 1290)
Queen of England. Consort of King Edward I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor of Provence
Daughter of Ramon Berenguer. Consort of Henry III and Queen of England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Eleanor Writhesley
Wife of Sir John Writhesley, and mother of John Writhesley.
 
Eleuterus (d. 24 May 189)
Bishop of Rome from c. 174 to his death.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Elianor Fen  
Elizabeth
Countess of Hertfordshire.
 
Elizabeth
Countess of Athnole. Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Elizabeth Addis (d. c. 1450?)
Wife of John Francis. Buried in St. John Parish.
 
Elizabeth Audley (d. 1564)
Second wife of Thomas Audley. Mother to Margaret Audley and Mary Audley. Daughter of Thomas Grey, second marquess of Dorset.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Elizabeth Barkley
Countess of Ormond.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Barnes  
Elizabeth Beauchamp
Daughter of Roger Beauchamp.
 
Elizabeth Blount (b. c. 1500, d. 1541)
Daughter of John Blount.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Blunt  
Elizabeth Cawarden (d. 1560)
Wife of Sir Thomas Cawarden, first master of the revels. They married in 1542. See related ODNB entry for Sir Thomas Cawarden.
 
Elizabeth Chicheley (d. c. 1499)
Daughter of John Chicheley, wife of Sir Thomas Kyriell, and subsuqently Ralph Ashton and Sir John Buchier. See related ODNB entry for Ralph Ashton.
 
Elizabeth Couderow  
Elizabeth de Badlesmere (b. c. 1313, d. 1356)
Countess of Northampton, daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth de Beauchamp (b. c. 1415, d. 1448)
English officer of arms.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth de Bohun (b. c. 1350, d. 1385)
Countess of Arundel and Countess of Surrey.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Duram  
Elizabeth Fortescue  
Elizabeth Gemersey  
Elizabeth Hone
Wife of Adam Hone.
 
Elizabeth I (b. 7 September 1533, d. 24 March 1603)
Queen of England and Ireland.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Mellington
Wife of Robert Mellingon, daughter of Ferreis of Ousley. Buried in Crutched Friars Priory. Not to be confused with Dame Elizabeth Mellington.
 
Elizabeth of York (b. 1466, d. 1503)
Queen of England. Consort of King Henry VII. Mother of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Peak
Wife of Robert Fabian. Likely buried in St. Michael. See related ODNB entry for Robert Fabian.
 
Elizabeth Purslowe
Widow and successor of George Purslowe.
BBTI
 
Elizabeth Salvage (fl. 1539)
Abbess of the Minories.
 
Elizabeth Simpson
Wife of Robert Simpson. Buried in St. Benet Fink.
 
Elizabeth Skinard  
Elizabeth Soane
Wife of Thomas Soane.
 
Elizabeth Tudor (b. 1492, d. 1495)
Second daughter and fourth child of Henry VII. Died at three years of age.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Venner
Wife of William Venner. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Elizabeth Wharton  
Elizabeth Wilforde  
Elizabeth Woodville (b. c. 1436, d. 8 June 1492)
Queen consort of England. Wife of Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ellinor Cotes
Printer.
BBTI
 
Ellis Hey
Wife of Thomas Hey. Buried in St. Martin Outwich.
 
Elphinus (fl. 1004)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source suports this claim.
 
Elvanus
Legendary figure, supposedly the butler of King Lucius and the second archbishop of London, who built a library for St. Peters upon Cornhill.
BHO
 
Emma Constantine  
Emma Meager
Wife of John Meager, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Empress Helena
Mother of Constantine the Great.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Empress Matilda (b. 1102, d. 1167)
Daughter of King Henry I.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Enguerrand de Coucy (b. c. 1340?b. c. 1397?)
Husband of Isabella, countess of Bedford. After the death of Edward III, he repudiated his loyalty to England in favour of France.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ernulf fitz-Alulf
Sheriff of London from 1198-1199 AD.
MASL
 
Ernulfus Buchel
Portgrave of the city of London during the reign of King Henry II.
 
Ethelfled
Daughter of King Alfred.
 
Eustacius
The eighth prior of Holy Trinity Prior.
 
Fagan
Legendary and possibly historical bishop and saint of the second century.
Wikipedia
 
Falkes de Breauté
Anglo-Norman soldier who earned high office by loyally serving King John and King Henry III in the First Barons’ War.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Felix Kyngston (b. in or before 1598, d. c. 1653?)
Printer.
BBTI
 
Felix Travars
Daughter of Sir Thomas Gisers, and wife of Thomas Travars. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Ferdinand III of Castile (d. 1057)
King of Castille.
Wikipedia
 
Ferreis of Ousley  
Finán (d. 17 February 661)
Irish monk and missionary who became bishop of Lindisfarne in 651 AD.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Thomas Fluddie
Yeoman of Henry VIII’s bears.
BHO
 
Frances Chape
Buried in Christ Church.
 
Francesco Valegio (fl. 1598–1627)
Engraver, etcher, and print dealer.
BM
 
Frances Grey (née Brandon) (b. 16 July 1517, d. 20 November 1559)
Mother of Lady Jane Grey and daughter of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon.
 
Frances Radclyffe (née Sidney) (b. 1531, d. 1589)
Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Francis Barnham (b. c. 1515, d. c. 1575)
Draper and alderman.
ODNB
 
Francis Baromi  
Francis Beaumont (b. between 1584 and 85, d. 1616)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Boyer (d. 1580)
Sheriff, buried in ST. Nicholas Acon.
 
Francis Coles
Pamphleteer and/or bookseller. Accused of printing scandalous material in 1643.
BHO
BBTI
BBTI
 
Francis Cooke  
Francis Langley (b. 1548, d. 1602)
Businessman and moneylender.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Osborne (b. 1593, d. 1659)
Writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Tipsley  
François de Belleforest (b. c. 1530, d. 1583)
French author, poet, and translator.
Wikipedia
 
Frans Hogenberg (b. c. 1535, d. 1590)
Flemish and German painter, engraver, and cartographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Frederick de Wit (b. c. 1629, d. 1706)
Dutch cartographer and artist.
Wikipedia
 
Frederick II (b. 1534, d. 1588)
King of Denmark and Norway.
Britannica
Wikipedia
 
Frederick of Denmark (b. 10 July 1471, d. 10 April 1533)
King of Denmark and Norway.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Friar Randulph
A friar who was sent to the Tower of London and who was slain in 1419 AD.
 
Fulk Basset (d. 1259)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Fulke Lovell (d. 1285)
Elected bishop of London on February 18, 1280, but resigned before April 8, 1280 AD.
Wikipedia
 
G. Hind (fl. 1548)
Church warden of St. Michael, Cornhill.
 
Gabriel Goodman (b. c. 1528, d. 1601)
Dean of Westminster.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gabriel Rave (Raue) (d. 1511?)
Fuller, d.? 1511, buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Gabriel Spencer (b. c. 1576, d. 1598)
Player with the Lord Admiral’s Men. Killed in a duel by Ben Jonson.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gaius Julius Solinus (fl. c. c. 200–c. 250)
Third-century Latin grammarian and compiler. Author of De mirabilibus mundi (The Wonders of the World).
Wikipedia
 
Garth
No first name provided. Monument at Mercers’ Hall.
 
Lord Danvers Gaylard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Geffert
Earl of Essex and one of the first constables of the tower.
 
Geoffery Boleyn
Mercer, mayor of London. Father of Thomas Bollen. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
Geoffery Boleyn
Esquire of Norfolk. Son of Geoffery Boleyn. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
 
Geoffery de St. Andomare
According to John Stow, St. Andomare was a co-founder of the first order Knights Templar.
 
Geoffrey Baynard
Son of Ralph Baynard, builder of Baynard’s Castle.
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey Boleyn
Mercer. Lord mayor, 1457-58.
MASL
 
Geoffrey Chaucer (b. c. 1340, d. 1400)
Poet, administrator, and author of The Canterbury Tales.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey de Mandeville (d. 1100?)
Portreeve or sheriff, c. 1066-1100.
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey de Mandeville (d. 26 September 1144)
First earl of Essex. Constable of the Tower of London and sheriff during the reign of King Stephen. Son of William de Mandeville.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey de Say (b. c. 1304, d. c. 1359)
Second Lord de Say. Husband of Maud de Say.
ODNB
 
Geoffrey Fielding
Mayor of London. Husband of Angell Fielding. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
 
Geoffrey Lucy  
Geoffrey Lucy (II)  
Geoffrey Martell
Gave the monks of Bermondsey (Peter, Richard, Osbert, and Umbald) the land of Halingbury and tithe of Alferton by the grant of Geoffrey de Mandeville.
 
Geoffrey of Clinton (d. c. 1133)
Administrator under Henry I, sheriff of Warwick, landowner, and brother of William of Clinton.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey of Monmouth (d. between 1154? and 55??)
Bishop of St. Asaph and historian.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Geoffrey Spring
Died in 1509.
 
Geoffrey Whitney (b. 1548, d. between 1600 and 01)
Civil servant and author best known for writing A Choice of Emblemes and Other Devises.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Abbot (b. 1562, d. 1633)
Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1601-06, and archbishop of Canterbury, 1611-33.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Bolles (d. 1 September 1621)
Grocer. Sheriff, 1608-09, and lord mayor, 1617-18.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
George Braun (b. c. 1541, d. 1622)
Flemish and German painter, engraver, and cartographer.
Wikipedia
 
George Chapman
Playwright, translator, and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Fastolph
Son of Hugh Fastolph. Buried in St. Helens.
 
George Gascoigne (b. between 1534 and 35, d. 1577)
Author and soldier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Gower
Father of Edward Gower.
 
George Grey (d. 1503)
Second Earl of Kent.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Hasken  
George Kirkes
Gentleman. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
George Lufkin
Financed the building of part of St. Nicholas Acon.
 
George Monoux (d. 1544)
Draper, Sheriff from 1509-1510, and Lord Mayor from 1514-1515.
Wikipedia
ODNB
MASL
 
George Mortimer
Bastard.
 
George Mountain (b. 1569, d. 1628)
Archbishop of York, bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Neville
First Duke of Bedford.
Wikipedia
 
George Owen (b. 1499, d. 1558)
Physician to Henry VIII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
George Peele (bap. 1566, d. 1596)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Plantagenet (b. 1449, d. 1478)
First duke of Clarence.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Purslowe (fl. 1602–32)
Printer and bookseller.
BHO
BBTI
 
George Stanley (b. c. 1460, d. c. 1503)
English nobleman.
Wikipedia
 
George Stoddard
Merchant. Buried in All Hallows Barking.
 
George Talbot (b. c. 1522, d. 1590)
Sixth earl of Shrewsbury.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Tuchet
Possibly son of this Lord John Tuchet (alias John/James Audley). Buried at church of Bermondsey.
Wikipedia
 
George Turberville (b. in or after 1543, d. in or after 1597)
Poet and translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Vertue (b. 1684, d. 1756)
Engraver and antiquary who produced a pewter plate version of the Agas map in 1737.
 
George Wilkins (b. c. 1576?, d. c. 1618?)
Playwright and pamphleteer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Wither (b. 11 June 1588?, d. 2 May 1667)
Poet and satirist.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gerard Christmas (d. c. 1634)
Carver and sculptor, known for his artistic contributions to mayoral shows.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gerard Marbod
Alderman.
 
Geroge Carew (b. 1504, d. 1545)
English soldier.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Gerolamo Cardano (b. 1501, d. 1576)
Italian mathematician, physician, astrologer and gambler. Helped found the field of probability.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Gervase of Tilbury
A 13th century canon lawyer, statesmen, and writer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Giffrey Tanner
Homeowner and tanner.
 
Gilbert Becket
Principal magistrate of Bassinghall Ward in the early-twelfth century. Father of Thomas Becket.
 
Gilbert Bovet  
Gilbert de Clare (b. 1291, d. 1314)
Seventh earl of Hertford, eighth earl of Gloucester, he held a variety of positions in the Scottish wars, such as Warden of Scotland and Captain of Scotland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert de Clare
Powerful English noble who lived from 1243-1295 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Gilbert de Fraxineto
Friar associated with Peter des Roches.
 
Gilbert Dugdale (fl. c. 1604)
Eyewitness of James I’s 1604 procession into London, as documented in his first-hand account, The Time Triumphant.
 
Gilbert Earl of Clare
Father of Robert Fitz Richard. Alive during the reign of Henry I.
 
Gilbert Foliot (b. 1110, d. 18 February 1187)
Bishop of London who was appointed on March 6, 1163 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Gilbert Halfstocke  
Gilbert Marshall
Brother of William Marshall. Buried at Temple Church.
 
Gilbert Prince
Alderman. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Gilbert Sanford
Granted the conduit in Cheapside to the citizens of London in 1236.
 
Gilbert Segrave (b. in or before 1258, d. 1316)
Bishop of London who was elected on August 17, 1313 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Gilbert Universalis (d. 9 August 1134)
Bishop of London who was consecrated on January 22, 1128 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Giles (d. 1511?)
Servant to Henry VII, Clerk for Libraries to Henry VIII, French master to Prince Arthur and Lady Mary. Fuller. buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Giles Daubeney (b. 1 June 1451, d. 21 May 1508)
An English soldier, diplomat, courtier, politician, and privy councilor to Henry VII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Giles of Andwarp
Received 200 markes from King Edward I’s treasury.
 
Gnaeus Julius Agricola
Roman general celebrated for his conquests in Britain. Father-in-law to Tacitus.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Godard de Antioche
Sheriff of London from 1195-1196 AD.
MASL
 
Godestalke of Hundondale
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
Godfrey de Magum
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Godfrey Magum
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Godfrey of Bouillon (b. c. 1060, d. 18 July 1100)
French nobleman. One of the leaders of the First Crusade and first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Godwin (b. 1001, d. 1053)
Earl of Wessex under the Danish king Cnut the Great.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Arthur Golding (b. between 1535 and 36, d. in or before 13 May 1606)
Translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Goodman
Farmer.
 
Goodman
Son of Goodman.
 
Gregory Cromwell (b. c. 1520, d. 1551)
Son of Thomas Cromwell, brother in law of Henry VIII, and uncle to Edward VI.
Wikipedia
 
Gregory de Rokesley (fl. 1274–84d. c. 1291)
Lord Chief Justice of the Court of the King’s Bench.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gregory Fiennes (b. 25 June 1539, d. 25 December 1594)
English courtier.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Gregory of Ruxley (d. 1291)
Goldsmith. Lord Mayor of London. During his mayoralty, he improved city adminstration, codified city custom and created a guild of laywers.
ODNB
MASL
 
Gregory Rockesly
Keeper of the King’s Exchange.
 
Griffith of Wales
Eldest son of Llywelyn, king of Wales. Died in an attempt to escape the Tower of London in 1244.
 
Grifta (fl. in or after 1499)
Tenant of Griste House.
 
Grimond Descure
Vintner, son-in-law of Sir Ralph Austrie, husband of Bartrand Austrie, and also buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Grinling Gibbons (b. 1648, d. 1721)
Woodcarver and sculptor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Guidelinus
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness. Mentioned in Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britian.
Wikipedia
 
Gundulf of Rochester
Norman monk.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Guy Bryan
Husband of Dame Johan Carne.
 
Guy Bryce  
Guy de Beauchamp (b. c. 1272, d. 1315)
Tenth Earl of Warwick.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Guy de Maricke
Earl of St. Paul.
 
H. Wales (fl. 1272–73)
No information found.
 
Hacket
Gentleman of the King’s Chapel. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Hammond Chickwell
Mayor of London.
 
Hamo de Godchep
Mercer, and sheriff from 1315-1316. Husband of Isabelle Godchep.
MASL
 
Hamond Brond
Sheriff of London from 1203-1204 AD.
MASL
 
Harold Harefoot (d. 1035)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Heahstan (d. 897)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 867-896 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Heathoberht (d. 801)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 796-798 AD.
Wikipedia
 
Helen of Troy
Daughter of Zeus and Leda, in Greek mythology. Abduction by Paris, Prince of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Helenor Fiennes
Wife of James Fiennes.
 
Helen Swineley  
Helling  
Helming Legget
Benefactor of Langbourn Ward.
 
Hengist (d. c. 488)
Fifth century Anglo-Saxon king depicted in The Triumphes of Re-united Britannia, the details of whose life are believed to have been heavily mythologized in the centuries following his death.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Amcotts
Mercer. Lord mayor, 1548-49.
MASL
 
Henry Astley  
Henry Barton
Mayor of London. Buried at St. Paul’s Charnel House.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
Henry Beacher
Alderman. Buried in Christopher le Stocks.
 
Henry Beaufort
Third Duke of Somerset. Lancastrian military commander during the Wars of the Roses.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Belwase  
Henry Bennis
Clerk.
 
Henry Blunt  
Henry Bourchier (b. between 1404 and 06, d. 1483)
Earl of Essex. Great-grandson of Edward III.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Brandon (b. c. 1498, d. 1538)
First Earl of Lincoln.
Wikipedia
 
Henry Briggs
English mathematician and professor of geometry.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Bynneman (fl. in or after 1566d. 1583)
Printer.
BBTI
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Campion
Brewer and father of Abraham Campion.
 
Henry Cantlow (d. c. 1495)
Mercer, merchant of the Staple.
 
Henry Carey (b. 4 March 1526, d. 23 July 1596)
Courtier and administrator. Patron of Shakespeare’s playing company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men. First cousin of Queen Elizabeth I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Causton
Merchant.
 
Henry Chettle
Playwright, printer, and pamphleteer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Chichele (b. c. 1362?, d. 12 April 1443)
Administrator and archbishop of Canterbury, 1414-1442. Younger brother of William Chichele and Sir Robert Chichele. Cousin of Dr. William Chichele.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Clifford (b. c. 1517, d. 1570)
Second Earl of Cumberland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Clifton
Early modern litigant who, in 1601, brought a Star Chamber case against choirmaster Nathaniel Giles for kidnapping his son, Thomas Clifton, to perform with the Blackfriars playing company of boys.
 
Henry Clinton (b. c. 1539, d. 1616)
Second Earl of Lincoln, Knight of Bath.
Wikipedia
 
Henry Collet
Benefactor of St. Anthony church but buried elsewhere.
 
Henry Condell (b. in or before 1576, d. 29 December 1627)
Actor with The King’s Men.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Coote (fl. 1490–1509)
Goldsmith. Sheriff, 1490-91.
MASL
 
Henry Courtenay (b. c. 1498, d. 1538)
First Marquess of Exeter. Grandson of Edward IV and a first cousin of Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry de Bohun (b. in or before 1175, d. 1 June 1220)
First earl of Hereford. Son of Humphrey de Bohun III. Father of Humphrey de Bohun IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry de Cornhill (b. 1135, d. 1193)
Sheriff of London from 1187-1189.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry de Frowick
Mercer. Sheriff, 1427-28, and lord mayor, 1435-36 and 1444-45. Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
MASL
 
Henry de Lacy (b. 1249, d. 1311)
Fifth Earl of Lincoln.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry de Ryall (fl. 1300)
First master of the Linen Armourers.
 
Henry Desky
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Henry de Vere (b. 24 February 1593, d. between 2 June 1625 and 9 June 1625)
Eighteenth earl of Oxford. Nobleman and soldier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Erio (d. 1400?)
Tailor.
 
Henry Evans (b. c. 1543, d. c. 1612)
Scrivener and entrepreneur. Investor in the second Blackfriars Theatre.
 
Henry Fitzalwine (d. c. 1212)
Possibly a draper. Served as the first lord mayor of London, 1189–1212.
ODNB
MASL
Wikipedia
 
Fitz-Leofstane Henry Fitz-Alwine
A confusing figure. He may be the same historical figure as Henry Fitz-Alwine or he may be a goldsmith that Stow mistakenly identified as the first lord mayor. See entry on Henry Fitz-Alwine for detailed explanation.
 
Henry Fitzroy (b. 15 June 1519?, d. 23 July 1536)
Illegitimate son of Henry VIII. Duke of Richmond and earl of Nottingham.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Gisors
Son of John Gisors and brother of John Gisors (II).
 
Henry Glapthorne (b. in or before 1610, d. c. 1643?)
Poet and playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Gosson (fl. 1601–40)
Bookseller.
BBTI
ODNB
 
Henry Grey (b. 1517, d. 1554)
First Duke of Suffolk, Third Marquess of Dorset.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Halton
Grocer and sheriff of London. Buried at St. Anthony church.
 
Henry Herbert (b. in or after 1538, d. 1601)
Second earl of Pembroke. Nobleman, administrator, and father of William Herbert.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Herdson (d. c. 1555)
Skinner and alderman. Buried in St. Dunstand in the East.
 
Henry Holland
Lancastrian leader during the Wars of the Roses.
ODNB
ODNB
 
Henry Howard (b. between 1516 and 17, d. 1547)
Poet and soldier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Howard (b. 24 February 1540, d. 16 June 1614)
First earl of Northampton. Son of Henry Howard, earl of Surrey.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry I (b. between 1068 and 69, d. 1135)
King of England and son of William I.
ODNB
 
Henry II (b. 1133, d. 1189)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry III (b. 1 October 1207, d. 16 November 1272)
King of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine. Son of King John.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry IV (b. 1367, d. 1413)
King of England and son of John of Gaunt. Also known as Henry of Bolingbroke.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Jaye
Draper. Sheriff, 1613-14.
MASL
 
Henry Kelsey  
Henry Lanman
Original proprietor of the Curtain theatre.
 
Henry le Waleys (fl. 1270–99)
Sheriff, 1270-71, and lord mayor, 1273-74, 1281-1284, and 1297-99. Built a conduit in London.
MASL
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Lovell  
Henry Machyn
Chronicler and member of the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Man (fl. 1528–56d. 1556)
Bishop of Sodor and Man. Buried in Christ’s Hospital.
 
Henry Mountlow
Doctor of civil law and lecturer.
 
Henry Neville (b. c. 1535, d. c. 1587)
Sixth Baron of Bergavenny.
Wikipedia
 
Henry of Bath (d. c. 1260)
Justice and administrator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry of Grosmont (b. c. 1310?, d. c. 1361?)
First earl of Lancaster. Grandfather to Henry IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry of Sandwich (b. in or after 1205, d. 1273)
Bishop of London who was elected on November 13, 1262 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Parnell
Vintner. Sheriff of London.
 
Henry Percy (b. 1421, d. 1461)
Earl of Northumberland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Percy (b. 1364, d. 1403)
Soldier, originally a support of Henry of Lancaster, he rebelled against in 1403 and died in battle.
 
Henry Percy (b. 1341, d. 1408)
Originally a supporter of Edward III, and then later Richard II. Briefly given title of Marshal of England. Killed in 1408 after rebelling against England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Picard (d. c. 1361)
Merchant and Mayor of London.
Wikipedia
ODNB
MASL
 
Henry Radcliffe (b. c. 1507, d. c. 1557)
Second Earl of Sussex.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry Ramelius (b. c. 1550, d. 1610)
Danish senator, and chancellor of Denmark.
 
Henry Reade
Armorer, sheriff of London. Buried in St. Augustine, Watling Street.
 
Henry Reston
Gentleman of Gray’s Inn.
 
Henry Scogan (b. c. 1361, d. c. 1407)
Poet.
ODNB
 
Henry Skinard  
Henry Somer (d. 1450)
Husband of Katherine Somer, possibly buried in St. Helens.
ODNB
ODNB
 
Henry Stafford (b. c. 1455, d. 1483)
Second duke of Buckingham.
ODNB
ODNB
 
Henry Stow
Draper.
 
Henry Sucley (d. 1541)
 
Henry the Young King
The second of Henry II’s five sons and the first to survive infancy. Only crowned titular king in the history of England following the Norman Conquest.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Henry V (b. 1386, d. 1422)
King of England and son of Henry IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Venner
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Henry VI (b. 6 December 1421, d. 21 May 1471)
King of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine. Son of Henry V.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry VII (b. 1457, d. 1509)
King of England and half-brother of Henry VI.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry VIII (b. 28 June 1491, d. 28 January 1547)
King of England and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Walles
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Henry Warley (fl. 1524)
Alderman of London, buried in St. Peter, Westcheap.
National Archives
 
Henry Wilde
Painter who, along with Jacob Challoner, helped with the visual artistry of civic pageants.
Taylor 292
 
Henry Wingham (d. 1262)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Henry Yevele (b. c. 1320, d. c. 1400)
A prolific and successful mason in late medieval England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Heraclius of Jerusalem (b. c. 1128, d. c. 1190)
Archbishop of Caesarea and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Wikipedia
 
Hervey de Stanton (b. c. 1260, d. 1327)
Justice and administrator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Hervey of Boreham (b. c. 1228, d. 1277)
Administrator and justice.
ODNB
 
Hilary
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Hippodamus of Miletus (b. 498 BCE, d. 408 BCE)
A Greek architect, urban planner, physician, mathematician, meteorologist, and philosopher.
Wikipedia
 
Hob Carter
Participant in the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381.
 
Baron of the Exchequer Holgrave
Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Homer
Famous Greek poet. Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Honorius
Western Roman emperor from 393-423 CE and youngest son of Theodosius and brother to Arcadius.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Hubert
Uncle of Roger mentioned by Stow.
 
Hubert de Burgh (b. c. 1170?, d. May 1243)
First earl of Kent. Justiciar for Henry II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Hubert Walter (d. 13 July 1205)
Chief justiciar of England, 1193-1198, archbishop of Canterbury, 1193-1205, and lord chancellor, 1199-1205.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Hugh Acton
Buried in St. Nicholas Acon. Not to be confused with Hugh Acton.
 
Hugh Acton
Merchant tailor. Buried at St. Anthony church. Not to be confused with Hugh Acton.
 
Hugh Aldham
Chaplain to the Countess of Derby.
 
Hugh Alley
Freeman of the City of London, whistle-blower, and author of A Caveatt for the Citty of London.
 
Hugh Bassing
Baron and suposed sheriff of London.
 
Hugh Bryce (fl. 1475–86)
Lord Mayor of London.
MASL
 
Hugh Courtney  
Hugh de Bigot
Donated messuages to St. Mary Somerset church.
 
Hugh de Buch
Principal magistrate of Bassinghall Ward, c. 1100-1135.
 
Hugh de Buclie
MoEML has not yet added biographical content for this person. The editors welcome research leads from qualified individuals. Please contact us for further information.
 
Hugh de Courtenay (b. c. 1276, d. 1340)
First/Ninth Earl of Devon.
Wikipedia
 
Hugh d’Orevalle (d. between 1084 and 85)
Bishop of London who was elected after August 29 1075. His death is commemorated on January 12.
Wikipedia
 
Hugh Fastolph
Father of George Fastolph.
 
Hugh Fitzvulgar
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Hugh Fitzwarren
Husband of Molde Fitzwarren.
 
Hugh Gifford (fl. 6 January 1236)
Mentioned alongside William Brown in a commandment by King Henry III.
 
Hugh Hammersley (b. 6 July 1565, d. 19 October 1636)
Sheriff, 1618-19, and lord mayor, 1627-28.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
Hugh Moresby  
Hugh Offley  
Hugh Ofley
Leatherseller. Sheriff, 1588-89. Buried in Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Hugh Paganus
According to John Stow, Paganus was a co-founder of the first order of Knights Templar.
 
Hugh Pemberton (fl. 1491–1500)
Taylor, alderman, and husband of Katherine Peberton. Buried in St. Martin Outwich.
 
Hugh Stapleton  
Hugh Walter  
Hugh Weston (b. c. 1505, d. 1558)
Dean of Windsor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Hugh Wyche (fl. 1444–62)
Lord mayor, 1461-62, and mercer. Buried in St. Dionis Backchurch.
MASL
 
Hugues Picart
Cartographer.
 
Humfrey Monmouth
Draper. Sheriff, 1535-36. Buried in All Hallows Barking.
MASL
 
Humfrey of Lancaster (b. 1390, d. 1447)
First duke of Gloucester (second creation). Prince, soldier, and literary patron. He was the youngest son of Henry IV, and his first wife, Mary de Bohun.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey Baskerville
Mercer, sheriff of London. Monument at Mercers’ Hall.
 
Humphrey Bourchier
Father to Henry Bourchier.
 
Humphrey de Bohun I (d. c. 1123?)
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun II (d. between January 1164 and 25 September 1165?)
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun III (b. in or before 1144?, d. between September 1181 and 31 December 1181?)
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun IV (b. c. 1204?, d. 24 September 1275)
Second earl of Hereford. Seventh earl of Essex. Father of Humphrey de Bohun V, who predeceased Bohun IV. The earldom was passed onto his grandson, Humphrey de Bohun VI.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun IX (b. c. 25 March 1341?, d. 16 January 1373)
Seventh earl of Hereford. Son of Humphrey de Bohun VIII. The earldom of Hereford ended with his death, with his estates divided between his two daughters: Eleanor de Bohun and Mary de Bohun.
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun V (d. c. 1265?)
 
Humphrey de Bohun VI (b. c. 1249?, d. 31 December 1298)
Third Earl of Hereford and eighth earl of Essex. Father of Humphrey de Bohun VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun VII (b. c. 1276?, d. 16 March 1322)
Fourth earl of Hereford. Ninth earl of Essex. Father of Humphrey de Bohun VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey de Bohun VIII (b. c. 6 December 1309?, d. 15 October 1361)
Sixth earl of Hereford. Brother of John de Bohun, son of Humphrey de Bohun IX, and father of Humphrey de Bohun V.
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey Dyson (d. 1633)
Writer and book collector. Revised Stow’s A Survey of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey Fenne
Possible resident of Ram Alley described in a 1630 wardmote register as annyoing the judges of Serjeants Inn with the stench of his tobacco.
 
Humphrey Heyford (fl. 1467–48)
Goldsmith. Lord mayor, 1447-48. Buried in St. Edmund.
MASL
 
Humphrey Llwyd (b. 1527, d. 1568)
Welsh antiquary and mapmaker.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey Nichols
Stage assistant who created the fire-worke that defeated Error in The Triumphs of Truth.
Dutton 163-164
 
Humphrey Stafford (d. 1486)
English nobleman.
Wikipedia
 
Humphrey Street
Property owner of Hare House.
 
Hungate of Yorkshire
Wealthy member of the Hungate family. Has a monument in Mercers’ Hall.
 
I. Darbie
One of the first four wardens of Drapers Hall in the 17th of Henry VI.
 
I. Horne (fl. 1272–73)
No information found yet.
 
I. Wotton (fl. 1438)
One of the first four wardens of Drapers Hall in the 17th of Henry VI.
 
Ide de Ferrers
Dame.
 
Ide Nicholson  
Idona Walden  
Idonia Hartford
Married to Sir Raph Bigot. Daughter of Robert Hartford and one of his inheritors.
 
Iltuta
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Ingelricus Edwardus (fl. 1057)
Stow credits him with founding St. Martin’s le Grand.
 
Ingulf (d. 16 November 1109)
Benedictine abbot of Crowland Abbey in Lincolnshire. Previously considered the author of the Croyland Chronicle, although this fact is now discredited.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Ingwald (d. 745)
Bishop of London.
Wikipedia
 
Inigo Jones (b. 1573, d. 1652)
Architect and theatre designer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Innocent III (b. between 1160 and 61, d. 1216)
Medieval pope.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Innocent IV (b. c. 1195?, d. 7 December 1254)
Pope of the Catholic Church, 1243–54.
Wikipedia
 
Isaac Jaggard (fl. in or after 1613d. c. 1627)
Printer. Son of William Jaggard.
BBTI
 
Isabel Draper  
Isabel Heningham  
Isabella (b. 1332, d. 1379)
Countess of Bedford, daughter of Edward III and wife of Enguerrand de Coucy.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Isabella (b. c. 1195, d. 1253)
Member of the house of Dunkeld and Countess of Norfolk by marriage.
Wikipedia
 
Isabella de Clifford  
Isabella Fitz
Wife of William Fitz, buried in Christ’s Church.
 
Isabella of France (b. 1295, d. 1358)
Consort of Edward II, she deposed and killed the king before governing the country, she is buried in Christ’s Church.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Isabella of Valois
Queen consort of England as the second spouse of King Richard II. Not to be confused with the literary character, Isabella of Valois.
 
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1566–73)
Poet and assumed daughter of Geoffrey Whitney.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Isabelle Godchep  
Isabell Rawson (d. 1488)
Wife of Richard Rawson. Buried in St. Mary Spittle.
 
Isabell Wikes
Wife of John Wikes. Buried at St. Mary Clerkenwell.
 
Isabel Tong  
Isabel Warfle  
Ivan IV (b. 1530, d. 1584)
Czar of Russia and grand prince of Muscovy.
OR
Wikipedia
 
Izaak Walton (b. c. September 1593, d. 15 December 1683)
Author and biographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Jack Cade (d. 1450)
Rebel leader.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Jack Straw
Leader of the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381.
 
Jacob Challoner
Painter who, along with Henry Wilde, helped with the visual artistry of civic pageants.
Taylor 292
 
James Alderman
Sheriff of London from 1199-1200 AD.
MASL
 
James Bacon (d. c. 1573)
Sheriff, treasurer of St. Thomas’ Hospital, lord chancellor, and brother of Sir Nicholas Bacon. Buried in St. Dunstand in the East.
PATP
 
James Bartlet
Husband of Alice Bartlet. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
James Blount (d. c. 1492)
English soldier, son of Walter Blount.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Burbage (b. c. 1531, d. 1597)
Actor and father of Cuthbert and Richard Burbage. Founded The Theatre. Involved in founding the Curtain and Blackfriars theatres.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Butler (b. 19 October 1610, d. 21 July 1688?)
First duke of Ormond. Lord lieutenant of Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Cuthing
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
James de la Feuille (fl. 1690)
Printer and map dealer in Amsterdam.
BHO
 
James Drummond (b. c. 1580?, d. c. 1611?)
First earl of Perth.
 
James Falleron (fl. 1439–63)
Buried in St. Martin Outwich. Likely James Falleron (fl. 1439-63).
ODNB
 
James Fiennes (b. c. 1395, d. 1450)
First Baron of Saye and Sele, beheaded by an angry mob of rebels. Husband of Helenor Fiennes.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Fink
Relative of Robert Fink and his son, Robert Fink. Finch Lane (also known as Fink Lane) is supposedly named after his family.
 
James Hay (b. c. 1580, d. 20 April 1636)
First earl of Carlisle and baron Hay of Sawley. Courtier and diplomat.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Howell (b. c. 1594?, d. c. 1666)
Welsh historian and writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Huish
Grocer. Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
James IV (b. 1473, d. 1513)
King of Scotland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Manthorpe  
James Mounforde
Buried in St. George church.
 
James Pilkington (b. 1520, d. 1576)
Bishop of Durham and author.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Shirley (b. c. 1596, d. c. 1666)
Playwright and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Smith
Buried in St. Martin Orgar.
 
James Spencer
Vintner and mayor of London. Buried at St. James Garlickhithe.
MASL
 
James Thame  
James V (b. 10 April 1512, d. 14 December 1542)
King of Scotland. Husband to Mary of Guise and father to Mary, Queen of Scots.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James VI and I (b. 1566, d. 1625)
King of Scotland, England, and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
James Well  
James Wilford (d. 1526)
Taylor, sheriff, 1499-1500, and master of divinity who preached on Good Fridays. See related ODNB entry for Sir James Wilford.
 
James Wright (b. 1644, d. c. 1716)
Antiquary and author.
ODNB
 
Jane Clinton  
Jane Cook  
Jane de Warenne
Daughter of Alice de Warenne and sister of William de Warenne.
 
Jane Drew  
Jane Horne  
Jane Powell
Died in 1432.
 
Jane Sampford  
Jane Seymour (b. 1541, d. 19 March 1561)
Writer and daughter of Anne Seymour.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Jane Seymour (b. 1508?, d. 24 October 1537)
Queen of England and third consort of Henry VIII. Mother of Edward VI.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Janken Carpenter
Reedified the jail at Newgate in 1422 AD and was executor to Richard Whittington.
 
Jaquetta de Luxembourg (b. between 1415 and 16, d. 30 June 1472)
Duchess of Bedford through her first marriage and Countess Rivers through her second. Mother of Elizabeth Woodville.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Jasper Fisher (b. in or before 1528, d. 1579)
Goldsmith and one of six clerks of the Chancery.
HPO
 
Jean Boisseau
Cartographer.
 
Jean de Bourbon (b. c. 1381, d. 1434)
Duke of Bourbon.
Wikipedia
 
Jean Parisot de la Valette (b. 4 February 1495?, d. 21 August 1568?)
French nobleman. 49th grand master of the Order of Malta and a grand master of the Knights Hospitaller.
OR
Wikipedia
 
Jeremy of Caxton (d. c. 1249)
Archbishop of York.
ODNB
 
Jerome Serall
Merchant.
 
Jesus Christ
The central figure of Christianity.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Joan Benington  
Joan Chamberlain  
Joan Cheney
Daughter of William Cheney.
 
Joan Coken (b. 1509)
Wife of John Coken. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Esquire Joan Fetiplace
Wife of John Fetiplace Esquire. Buried in the parish church of St. Margaret, Lothbury, in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Joan Galdset  
Joan Goad
Wife of John Goad. Buried in St. Katherine Cree.
 
Joan Jordain
Daughter and heir of John Jordan.
 
Joan Knowles
Wife of Thomas Knowles and mother of Thomas Knowles (II).
 
Joan Michael
Vinter, Wife of Joan Michael and William Roch, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Joanne Drope
Wife of Robert Drope. Buried in St. Michael.
 
Joan Nuck
Wife of Thomas Nuck. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
Joan of Kent (b. c. 1328, d. 1385)
Countess of Kent, princess of Wales and Aquitaine, mother of Richard the Second.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Joan of Navarre (b. c. 1368, d. c. 1437)
Duchess consort of Brittany while married to first husband, John, Duke of Brittany. Later, queen consort of England when she became the second wife of Henry IV. Daughter of Charles II, King of Navarre.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Joan of the Tower
Queen of Scotland. She recieved her nickname Joan of the Tower because she was born in the Tower of London. Buried in Christ’s Church.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Joan Peach
Wife of William Peach, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Joan Pikeman  
Joan Ratcliffe
Dame. Buried at St. Mary, Aldermanbury.
 
Joan Somer
Daughter of Henry Somer and Katherine Somer, wife of Richard Poyinges, possibly buried in St. Helens.
 
Joan Whittington
Mother of Richard Whittington and wife of Sir William Whittington.
 
Joan Writhesley  
Jocelin of Furness (fl. 1199–1214)
Cistercian monk and hagiographer. Writer of one of Stow’s sources.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Jodocus Hondius (b. c. 1563, d. 1612)
Dutch cartographer and engraver.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Joel Gascoyne (b. c. 1650, d. 1705)
Chart maker and cartographer.
ODNB
 
Johan Dikes  
Johann Baptist Homann (b. c. 1664, d. 1724)
English writer and biographer.
Wikipedia
 
Johann Christoph Beer
Cartographer.
 
Johannes de Ram (b. c. 1648, d. 1693)
Engraver, publisher, and dealer.
BM
 
Johannes de Witt (b. c. 1566, d. 1622)
Dutch humanist.
ODNB
 
Johannes Sleidanus (b. 1506, d. 31 October 1556)
Luxembourgeois historian and author of A famouse chronicle of oure time.
Wikipedia
 
Johannes Stridbeck (b. c. 1665, d. 1714)
German draughtsman, engraver, and publisher.
BM
Wikipedia
 
Johann Ulrich Kraus (b. c. 1655, d. 1719)
German illustrator, engraver, and publisher.
BM
Wikipedia
 
Johan Saye  
John
Member of the Gregorian Mission to convert Anglo-Saxons to Christianity and is thought to have arrived in England in either 597 or 601 AD. Became an abbot of St. Augustine’s Abbey in Canterbury.
Wikipedia
 
Duke of Brittany John
Duke of Brittany, husband of Eleanor.
 
Prior of Derland John
Prior of Derland.
 
John Abbot  
John Addis (d. c. 1461?)
Handbook of London Bankers
 
John Adrian
Vintner.
 
John Alston
Resident of the Green Gate.
 
John Aprichard  
John Archer
Fishmonger. Buried at St. Mary Woolchurch in 1487.
 
John Ascue  
John Ashfield  
John Ashton (b. c. 1653?, d. 28 January 1691)
Jacobite conspirator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
Old Bailey Online
 
John Atkinson  
John Attleborough
Prior of Bermondsey in 1399 and was also made the first Abbot of the house at Bermondsey by Pope Boniface IX.
 
John Aubrey
Mayor of Norwich. Father of John Aubrey (II).
MASL
 
John Aubrey (II)
Son of John Aubrey.
 
John Aylmer (b. c. 1521, d. c. 1594)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Baker  
John Bale (b. 1495, d. 1563)
Polemicist, historian, and bishop of Ossory.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Bampton  
John Banaster
One-time owner of Pike Gardens. Son of Christopher Banaster.
 
John Barker
Ballad writer. Not to be confused with John Barker, the shopkeeper.
 
John Barker
Shopkeeper in Ram Alley charged with selling tabacco and alcohol throughout night without a lisence. Not to be confused with John Barker, the ballad writer.
 
John Barnard
Played a part in building the Guildhall.
 
John Barnes
Mercer and Mayor of London.
 
John Barton
Mercer and benefactor to the Church of St. Michael in Bassinges Hall.
 
John Battersby
Apothecary. Master of the Society of Apothecaries of London, 1674-75, and resident of Fenchurch Street.
 
John Bawdwine
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
John Beauchamp (b. c. 1382, d. 1439)
First Baron Beauchamp.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Becke  
John Belwine (d. 1467?)
Founder. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
John Benham
Gentleman. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
John Beringham  
John Best
Grocer. Owner of property upon which Christopher Beeston built The Cockpit.
 
John Beston (d. 1428)
Merchant and politician, buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Bigot
Son of Idonia Hartford and Sir Raph Bigot.
 
John Blount (b. c. 1450, d. 1485)
Third Baron Mountjoy.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Bold
Buried in St. Martin Orgar.
 
John Bolt (fl. 1465)
Master associated with the Fraternity of the Papey. It is unlikely that this is the same person as John Bolt, merchant stapler.
 
John Bolt (d. c. 1459)
Merchant stapler. Buried in All Hallows Barking. It is unlikely that this is the same John Bolt that is associated with the Fraternity of the Papey.
 
John Bostoke  
John Bottle  
John Bowden
Esquire. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
John Bowser
Property owner of Hare House.
 
John Bradmore (d. 1412)
Surgeon. Husband of Margaret Bradmore then Katherine Bradmore. Buried in St. Botolph.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Brampton  
John Brayne (b. c. 1541, d. 1586)
Grocer and financier. Brother-in-law of James Burbage. Helped to finance the first purpose-built professional playhouse in the British Isles since Roman times, called the Red Lion.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Breton  
John Brickles
Draper, buried at All Hallows the Great in the year 1451.
 
John Brigget  
John Brikels
Brikels Lane, now called Harbour Lane, was named after him.
 
John Brithem
Witness to a contract agreement between Richard of Cornwall and then mayor John Gisors regarding Queenhithe Ward.
 
John Briton  
John Broke It Well  
John Bromar
Fishmonger and alderman. Buried at St. James Garlickhithe.
 
John Brown (d. c. 1532)
Painter to Henry VIII, created the heraldic paintings for court ceremonies and for war.
ODNB
 
John Brown
Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
John Brown
Son of Sir John Brown. Buried at Whitefriars Church. Not to be confused with John Brown.
 
John Browne
Bookseller and Bookbinder.
LBT/08125
 
John Brydges
Attendant to Henry VIII and onetime owner of the London Charterhouse Not to be confused with John Brydges, Lord Mayor of London.
 
John Brydges (fl. 1513–20)
Lord Mayor of London, buried in St. Nicholas Acon. Not to be confused with John Brydges, attendant of Henry VIII.
MASL
 
John Bucknote
Sheriff of London from 1190-1191 AD.
MASL
 
John Bull
English composer, musician, and lecturer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Burwash  
John Butler (fl. 1420)
Sheriff, buried in St. Peter, Westcheap.
 
John Calfee  
John Calvin (b. 1509, d. 1564)
Theologian, protestant reformer, and father of Calvinism.
BAE
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John Cambridge
Fishmonger and chamberlain.
 
John Carey (b. c. 1563?, d. c. 1617)
Third baron Hunsdon. Nobleman.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Carleton  
John Carpenter (b. c. 1395, d. c. 1476)
Doctor of Divinity and master of St. Anthony’s Hospital.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Catcher
Alderman of St. Albans.
 
John Cavendish (b. c. 1346, d. 1381)
English judge.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Chalon
Buried in Christ’s Church..
 
John Chamberlain (b. 1553, d. 1628)
Letter writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Chamberlain
Husband of Joan Chamberlain. Not to be confused with the letter writer, John Chamberlain.
 
John Champneys (d. in or after 1559)
Religious radical. Not to be confused with Sir John Champneys, lord mayor in 1534.
ODNB
 
John Chanlowes  
John Charlewood
Printer, styled himself printer of the Catholic Philip Howard, earl of Arundel until Howard’s arrest in 1585. Was the printer for the secret press run out of Arundel House.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Chaucer (d. c. 1348)
Potentially the son of Richard Chaucer and purported father of Geoffrey Chaucer.
 
John Chayhee  
John Cheinie
Knight, son of Allen Cheinie.
 
John Chichele
Chamberlain of London. Son of William Chichele. Nephew of Henry Chichele, archbishop of Canterbury, and Sir Robert Chichele. Father of Elizabeth Chichele.
 
John Chishull (d. 1280)
Lord chancellor of England, lord high tresurer, dean of St. Paul’s, and bishop of London. He was elected bishop of London on December 7, 1273 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Chitcroft  
John Chornet
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
John Christopherson (d. 1558)
Bishop of Chichester and confessor to Queen Mary.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Churchman (fl. 1382–86)
Grocer. Sheriff, 1385-86. Buried in St. Martin Outwich.
MASL
 
John Clarell
Son of Thomas Clarell and Alice Clarell, and brother of William Clarell. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
John Clarentiaulx (d. c. 1427)
King of arms. Buried in All Hallows Barking.
 
John Clavering (d. 1421)
Buried in St. Christopher le Stocks, the parish church he had donated land to.
 
John Clifford
Lancastarian military leader during the Wars of the Roses.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Clipston (d. c. 1378)
Prior of Nottingham and theologian.
ODNB
 
John Coates
Mayor of London.
 
John Cok (b. c. 1393, d. c. 1468)
Compiled the cartulary of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Coken
Husband of Joan Coken.
 
John Colet
Doctor of divinity who founded St. Paul’s School in 1512 AD.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Cook  
John Corey (fl. 1353)
Clerk.
BHO
 
John Cornish
Buried in St. John Zachary.
 
John Cornwall (d. c. 10 December 1443?)
First baron of Fanhope.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Cornwallis
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Costin
Girdler. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
John Couper
Fishmonger.
 
John Coventre
Reedified the jail at Newgate in 1422 AD and was executor to Richard Whittington.
 
John Croke
Churchwarden of All Hallows Barking.
 
John Crosby
Possibly the grandfather of Sir John Crosby. Guardian of Joan Jordaine who was the daughter of John Jordaine.
 
John Dagworth  
John Dalings
Mercer and apprentice of Richard Goodcheap.
 
John Dane
Mercer. Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
John Darby
Draper, alderman, and sheriff.
 
John Davie
Had his hand removed at The Standard (Cheapside).
 
John Davis (b. c. 1550?, d. between 29 December 1605 and 30 December 1605?)
Explorer and navigator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Day (b. between 1573 and 74, d. 1638?)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Day (b. c. 1573?, d. 23 July 1584)
Printer. Most famous for printing John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments. Not to be confused with the playwright John Day.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John de Bauer
Keeper of the bridge.
 
John de Bohun (b. c. 23 November 1306?, d. 20 January 1336)
Fifth earl of Hereford. Son of Humphrey de Bohun VII. Father of Humphrey de Bohun VIII.
Wikipedia
 
John de Cayo
Sheriff of London from 1201-1202 AD. Stow incorrectly identifies him as John de Glie.
MASL
 
John de Chichester
Goldsmith. Sheriff, 1359-60, and lord mayor, 1369-70.
MASL
 
John de Clinton (d. 1315)
First Baron Clinton.
Wikipedia
 
John de Cobham (b. c. 1320, d. 1408)
Administrator and third Baron of Cobham.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John de Crissingham  
John de Dele
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
John de Gisors
Vintner, mayor of London, and Constable of the Tower.
MASL
 
John de Hotham (d. c. 1337)
Medieval bishop, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord High Treasurer, and Lord Chancellor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John de la Bere
Bishop in Wales.
Wikipedia
 
John de la Pole (b. 1442, d. 1492)
Second duke of Suffolk.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John de Mohun (b. 1320, d. 1376)
The eleventh knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John de Oxenford
Vintner, mayor of London.
MASL
 
John de Poote
Husband of Katherine Lacy. Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
John de Ros (d. 6 August 1393)
Fifth baron de Ros of Hemsley.
Wikipedia
 
John de Valence  
John Devereux (d. c. 1385?)
 
John de Welles
English soldier, noble, and Champion of England.
Wikipedia
 
John Doget
Merchant tailor. Sheriff from 1509-1510. His monument is at the church of St. John Evangelist.
 
John Dogget (d. c. 1501)
English diplomat, scholar, and Renaissance humanist. Husband of Alice Dogget.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Donne (b. 1572, d. 1631)
Writer and dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
MoEML
 
John Dore
Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
John Doune
Mercer. Donated two tenements to St. Mary-Le-Bow Church.
 
John Dowsell
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
John Drayton  
John Drury  
John Dudley (b. c. 1504, d. 1553)
Duke of Northumberland.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Dunstaple (b. c. 1390, d. 1453)
English composer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Duram  
John Dymmocke
Property owner on Fenchurch Street.
 
John Dynham (b. c. 1433?, d. 1501)
Administrator, buried in Christ’s Church.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Easeby
Homeowner.
 
John Evarey
Gentleman. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church. Kingsfords suggets his name is John Every (see n.63).
 
John Evelyn (b. 31 October 1620, d. 27 February 1706)
English diarist, gardener, and writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Ewin
Mercer.
 
John Faukconbridge (d. 1545)
Buried in St. Helens.
 
John Feckenham (aka Howman) (b. c. 1510, d. 1584)
Abbot of Westminster.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Felby
Esquire.
 
John Fenkell
Sheriff of London.
 
Esquire John Fetiplace (d. 1464?)
Draper. Buried in the parish church of St. Margaret, Lothbury, in Coleman Street Ward.
 
John Fisher
Mercer. Not to be confused with John Fisher, bishop of Rochester.
 
John Fisher (b. c. 1469?, d. c. 1535?)
Bishop of Rochester, Cardinal, martryed druing the reign of Henry VIII for refusing to accept the king as the head of the church.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John fitz-Elinandi
Sheriff of London from 1205-1206 AD.
MASL
 
John Fitz Nigel
Sheriff of London during the reign of King John.
 
John Flasket (fl. after 1593d. 1616)
Bookseller.
BBTI
 
John Fleming  
John Fletcher (b. c. 1579, d. c. 1625)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Ford (b. c. 1596, d. c. 1639?)
Playwright, best known for the tragedy ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (1633).
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Forest (d. 1399?)
Vicar of St. Olaves.
 
John Foster (d. in or before 5 September 1632fl. 1613–30)
ROLLCO
 
John Foxe (b. between 1516 and 17, d. 1587)
Martyrologist. Author of Actes and Monuments.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Francis (fl. 1390–1401)
Goldsmith. Sheriff, 1390-91 and lord mayor, 1400-01.Husband of Elizabeth Francis. Buried in St. John Zachary Parish.
MASL
 
John French
Baker and yeoman.
 
John Fresshe
Mercer, mayor of London, and buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
MASL
 
John Frey
Buried in St. Benet Fink. Not to be confused with the Sir John Frey buried in St. Anthony Church.
 
John Frosarde
Mentioned in relation to Wat Tyler and the Peasant Revolt.
 
John Frosh
Citizen and mercer of London.
 
John Fulforde  
John Fulling  
John Fyneux (aka Fenex) (d. 1525)
English Judge.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Gage
Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
John Garland (d. 1476)
Merchant Tailor. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Gaulter  
John Gay (b. c. 1685, d. c. 1732)
Poet and playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Gedney (d. 12 February 1449)
Draper. Sheriff, 1417-18, and lord mayor, 1427-28 and 1447-48. First master of the Drapers’ Hall. Buried in St. Christopher le Stocks.
ODNB
MASL
 
John Gerard (b. c. 1564, d. c. 1637)
English Jesuit priest.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Gerrard (d. 1546)
Woolman merchant of the staple. Buried in Christ’s Hospital.
 
John Gest  
John Gifford
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
John Gill (b. in or before 1452)
 
John Gisors (II) (d. 1296)
Son of John Gisors and brother of Henry Gisors.
ODNB
 
John Gisors (III) (d. 1351)
Vintner. Son of John Gisors II, grandson of Sir John Gisors. Mayor of London in 1311 and again in 1314.
ODNB
 
John Glocester
Alderman. Buried at St. Mary Mounthaw.
 
John Gloucester
Esquire. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
John Goad
Husband of Joan Goad. Buried in St. Katherine Cree.
 
John Golding
Esquire. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
John Gower (d. 1512)
Steward of St. Helens, also buried there.
 
John Gower (d. 1408)
An English poet, contemporary of William Langland, and friend of Geoffrey Chaucer. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Gowre  
John Grace (d. in or before 1439)
Draper, buried in St. Michael Cornhill.
 
John Gramstone  
John Grey
Buried at St. Mildred church. Not to be confused with John Grey.
 
John Grey
Son of Reginald Grey. Buried at Whitefriars Church. Not to be confused with John Grey.
 
John Grinkin
Presumed set designer of Triumphs of Truth.
 
John Grismand
Bookseller, printer, and typefounder.
BBTI
BBTI
 
John Grisors  
John Gumbaud
Witness to a contract agreement between Richard of Cornwall and then mayor John Gisors regarding Queenhithe Ward.
 
John Gybon
Also known as Gibbons. One-time owner of Pike Gardens.
 
John Hadley
Grocer and mayor of London. Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
John Halton
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
John Hamber
Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
John Hamburger  
John Handford  
John Harding
Salter.
 
John Harris (fl. 1700–40)
English engraver and draughtsman.
ODNB
 
John Hart
Alderman.
 
John Hartshorne
Servant to Henry IV, buried in St. Boloph.
 
John Hastings (d. c. 1389?)
Earl of Pembroke, killed during a tournament and buried in Christ’s Church. See related ODNB entry for John Hastings (1287-1325).
 
John Hatherle
Salter. Sheriff, 1431-32, and lord mayor, 1442-43.
MASL
 
John Having
A gentleman.
 
John Haw
Mercer. Donated funds to help build the St. Mary-Le-Bow steeple that was finished by 1512.
 
John Hawlen (d. 1485)
Clerk, parson of St. Mildred, and builder of the Parsonage there. Buried at church of St. Mildred.
 
John Heminges (b. in or before 1566, d. c. November 1630)
Actor with The King’s Men. First editor of Shakespeare’ first folio.
ODNB Wikipedia BAE
 
John Hend
Also known as John Heende. Draper and mayor of London, 1391-92 and 1404-05. Buried at the Church of St. Swithen.
MASL
 
John Heningham
Husband of Isabel Heningham. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
John Herenden (d. c. 1572)
 
John Herlion
According to Stow, Herlion was sheriff of London from 1190-1191 AD.
 
John Hewet
Buried in St. John Zachary.
 
John Heydon
Mercer and Sheriff of London from 1582-1583.
MASL
 
John Hildy
Poulter. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Hinde
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
John Hod
Master associated with the Fraternity of the Papey.
 
John Holde
Alderman. Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
John Holland (b. in or before 1452)
Draper. Owner of Benbriges Inn. Not to be confused with John Holland, first earl of Huntington or his son, John Holland.
 
John Holland (b. 1352, d. 1400)
Magnate and soldier, second son of Thomas Holland. Father of John Holland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Holland (b. c. 1395, d. c. 1447)
First duke of Exeter and first earl of Huntington. Buried in St. Katherine’s Hospital. Son of John Holland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Hooper (b. between 1495 and 1500, d. 9 February 1555)
English churchman, bishop of Gloucester and Worcester, and a proponentof the English Reformation. Exectued for heresy during the reign of Mary I.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Houghton
Carthusian monk and martyr. Executed in 1535 for opposing the Act of Supremacy.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Howton
Father of Alice Fowler. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Huch
Father of Margery Band.
 
John Hulton
Husband of Alice Fowler. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Huntley
Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
John Huss  
John Hutton
First master of the London Charterhouse school.
 
John Hylton
Baron Hylton.
 
John I (b. 1167, d. 1216)
King of England, 1199-1216.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John II (b. 16 April 1319, d. 8 April 1364)
Also called John the Good.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
John Islip (b. 1464, d. 1532)
Abbot of the monastery of Westminster.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Iwarby
Officer in the Receipt of the Exchequer, 1447–78.
 
John Jordain
Fishmonger.
 
John Joyner (fl. 1222–39)
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
MASL
 
John Kempe (b. 1380, d. 22 March 1454)
Bishop of London from 1422-1426 AD. Kempe was also an English cardinal, the archbishop of Canterbury, and the lord chancellor of England.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Kempe  
John Kendall
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Kenington (d. c. 1374)
Parson. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
John Kirkby
Merchant taylor and sheriff, 1507-08.
 
John Kirkby
Grocer. Not to be confused with John Kirkby, mayor.
 
John Kirke (fl. 1629–43)
Actor and playwright.
ODNB
Wikisource
 
John Kyroll (d. c. 1400)
Brother of Thomas Kyroll. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
John Lambard
Husband of Julian Lambard, buried in ST. Nicholas Acon.
 
John Lambe
Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
John Langstrother
Member of the English Knights Hospitaller. Buried at St. John’s of Jerusalem.
 
John Langthorpe (d. 1510)
Buried in St. Helens.
 
John Leake
Cartographer.
 
John le Blund
Mayor of London from 1301-1308.
Wikipedia
ODNB
MASL
 
John le Feure (fl. 1278–79)
Alderman and son of Ralph de Feure.
 
John Legge
The King’s Sergeant of Richard II who was beheaded on Tower Hill by the rebels of Kent.
 
John Leland (b. c. 1503, d. 1552)
London poet and antiquary.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Leman
Lord mayor, 1616-17.
MASL
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John le Percers
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
John Loke
Sheriff of London. Buried at St. Mary-Le-Bow.
 
John Long
Esquire of Bedfordshire.
 
John Lord Sheffield (d. c. 1572)
 
John Louth  
John Lovekyn (d. 1368)
Merchant and lord mayor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
MASL
 
John Ludlow
Husband of Alice Ludlow. Buried at St. Bartholomew’s Priory. Not to be confused with Sir John Ludlow.
 
John Lumley
English aristocrat who gave a series of lectures on anatomy and surgery.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Lute (d. 1585)
Property owner who took freedom from the Drapers’ Company in 1573.
ROLLCO
 
John Lydgate (b. c. 1370, d. between 1449 and 51)
Poet and monk of Bury.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John Lyly (b. 1554, d. 1606)
Writer and playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John Mabbe
Chamberlain of London.
 
John Machel (d. c. 1558)
 
John Mall
Mentioned in reference to John de Chichester.
 
John Mallore
Member of the English Knights Hospitaller. Buried at St. John’s of Jerusalem.
 
John Malwaine  
John Malwen
Buried in the Holy Trinity Priory.
 
John Marsh
Mercer and Seargent of London.
 
John Marshall
According to Stow, John Marshall was a bishop of London who died in 1393. Not to be confused with John Marshall.
 
John Marshall
Mercer, mayor of London. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry. Not to be confused with John Marshall.
 
John Marston
Playwright and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John Martin
Buried at the Church of St. Michael in Bassinges Hall. Not to be confused with the sheriff John Martin.
 
John Martin
Butcher, sheriff of London. Not to be confused with the John Martin, buried at the Church of St. Michael in Bassinges Hall.
 
John Mason (d. c. 1431)
Brewer. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
John Master (d. c. 1444?)
 
John Mathew
Lord mayor of London.
Wikipedia
MASL
 
John Mawsley
Died in 1432.
 
John May (fl. 1464–79)
Abbot of Chertsey.
BHO
 
John Meager
Pewterer, Husband of Emma Meager, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
John Medley
Chamberlain of London.
 
John Melchborn  
John Mercer
A Scotsman who was captured at sea and imprisoned in Scarborough Castle in 1378.
Drummond 42
 
John Mewtas (fl. 1491–1522)
French secretary of Henry VII and Henry VIII, grandfather of Sir Peter Mewtas.
 
John Michael (d. c. 1415)
Sergeant at arms. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
John Michell (d. 1537)
Merchant taylor. Buried in Grey Friar’s Church. Not to be confused with John Michell, lord mayor 1424-25 and 1436-37.
 
John Michell
Stock-fishmonger. Lord mayor, 1424-25 and 1436-37. Not to be confused with John Michell, merchant taylor.
MASL
 
John Middleton
Mercer, mayor of London.
MASL
 
John Mills
Father of Anthony Mills.
 
John Milton (b. 1608, d. 1674)
Poet; author of Paradise Lost.
ODNB
Wikipedia
BAE
 
John Miners  
John Mitford
Sheriff of London.
 
John Montgomery
Father of Nicholas Montgomery. Not to be confused with Sir John Montgomery.
 
John Moore (fl. 1598)
Alderman.
 
John Mordan
Fishmonger.
 
John More
Herald.
 
John Morrice
Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
John Motte  
John Mottley (b. c. 1692, d. 1750)
English writer and biographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Mowbray VII (b. 1444, d. 1476)
Fourth duke of Norfolk.
ODNB
 
John Moyle
Gentleman of Gray’s Inn.
 
John Mustrell
Vintner, buried at St. Mildred church.
 
John Neville (b. c. 1410, d. 1461)
English nobleman and soldier.
Wikipedia
 
John Neville (b. c. 1493, d. 1543)
Third baron Latimer, his third wife was Catherine Parr. Not to be confused with John Neville and Sir John Nevill.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Neyland
Second husband of Margaret Philipot.
 
John Norbury
Esquire, high treasurer of England. Father of Henry Norbury.
 
John Norbury
Esquire. Son of John Norbury.
 
John Norden (b. c. 1547, d. 1625)
Cartographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Norlong  
John Norman (fl. 1461–68)
Lord mayor.
BHO
Wikipedia
MASL
 
John Norryholme  
John Northampton (d. 1398)
Mayor of London in 1381-1383.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John Northbrooke (fl. 1567–89)
Clergyman and author.
ODNB
 
John Norton
Has a monument in Mercers’ Hall.
 
John Norwich
Grocer.
 
John Nouncy  
John of Arras
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
John of Brittany (b. c. 1266?, d. 1334)
Earl of Richmond, and a minor political figure during the reigns of Edward I and Edward II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John of Eltham (b. c. 1316, d. c. 1336)
First Earl of Cornwall, second son of Edward II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John of Eversden (fl. 1294–1315)
Benedictine monk and English chronicler.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John Offrem
Prisoner of Newgate.
 
John of Gaunt (b. 1340, d. 1399)
Duke of Aquitaine and first duke of Lancaster.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
John of Lancaster (b. c. 1389?, d. c. 1435?)
First duke of Bedford. Brother to Henry V.
BAE
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
John of Stratford (fl. 1310–11)
 
John of Yakesley
Pavilion Maker.
 
John Ogilby (b. 17 November 1600, d.