Digby, Sir Everard

Digby, Sir Everard
Digby, Sir Everard
Born 16 May, 1578, died 30 Jan., 1606. Succeeded in his fourteenth year to large properties in the Counties of Lincoln, Leicester, and Rutland

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  • Sir Everard Digby —     Sir Everard Digby     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sir Everard Digby     Born 16 May, 1578, died 30 Jan., 1606. Everard Digby, whose father bore the same Christian name, succeeded in his fourteenth year to large properties in the Counties of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Digby, Sir Kenelm — ▪ English philosopher and diplomat born July 11, 1603, Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire, Eng. died June 11, 1665, London       English courtier, philosopher, diplomat, and scientist of the reign of Charles I.       Digby was the son of Sir Everard Digby …   Universalium

  • Digby, Sir Kenelm — (1603 1665)    Miscellaneous writer, b. near Newport Pagnell, s. of Sir Everard D., one of the Gunpowder Plot conspirators, was ed. at Oxf., travelled much, and was engaged in sea fighting. Brought up first as a Romanist, then as a Protestant, he …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Everard Digby — For the 16th century scholar, see Everard Digby (scholar). Gunpowder Plot Sir Everard Digby Portrait of Digby …   Wikipedia

  • Everard Digby — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Digby. Everard Digby Sir Everard Digby (16 mai 1578 30 janvier 1606), gentilhomme anglais. Zélé catholique, il prit une part très active à la conspira …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sir Kenelm Digby —     Sir Kenelm Digby     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sir Kenelm Digby     Physicist, naval commander and diplomatist, b. at Gayhurst (Goathurst), Buckinghamshire, England, 11 July, 1603; d. in Covent Garden, Westminster, 11 June, 1665. He was the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Digby — This interesting and unusual surname is of Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian origin, and is habitational from a minor place so called in Lincolnshire, derived from the Middle English (1200 1500) diche, dike , from the Olde English pre 7th Century dic …   Surnames reference

  • Kenelm Digby — Sir Kenelm Digby (July 11 1603 ndash; June 11 1665) was born at Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire, England. He was of gentry stock, but his family s adherence to Roman Catholicism coloured his career. His father, Sir Everard, was executed in 1606 for his …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Digby Beste —     Henry Digby Beste     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Henry Digby Beste     Miscellaneous author, b. at Lincoln, England, 21 October, 1768; d. at Brighton, 28 May, 1836. He was the son of the Rev. Henry Beste, D.D., prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral …   Catholic encyclopedia

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