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♦Crompton, Thomas, Esq. .... Staffordshire.
Cromwell, Oliver, Esq Cambridge.
♦Cromwell, Richard, Esq. .... Portsmouth.
Crooke,SirRobert,Knight(disab.'43) Wendover, Bucks.
♦Crowther, William, Esq Weobly.
♦Crynes, Elizeus, Esq. Tavistock.
Curwen,SirPatricius,Baronet (disab. Cumberland. •44) .
Curzon, Sir John, Baronet . . . . Derbyshire.
♦Dacres, Sir Thomas, Knight (in-
♦Dacres, Thomas, Esq. Kellington.
Dalston, Sir George, Knight (disab.
Dalston, Sir William, Baronet (disab.
Danby, Sir Thomas, Knight (disab.
'42, Yorkshire petition) .... Richmond, Yorkshire.
♦Danvers, Sir John, Knight (E.Dan-
♦Darley, Henry, Esq Malton.
♦Darley,Richard, Esq.(King's j udge) Northallerton.
Davies, Matthew, Esq. (disab. '43) . Christchurch, Hants.
♦Davies, William, Esq Carmarthen.
Deering, Sir Edward, Baronet (disab.
'42, for printing his speeches) . . Kent.
♦Deerlove, William, Esq. (void) . . Knaresborough.
Denton, Sir Alexander, Knight (dis-
♦Devereux, George, Esq Montgomery.
D'Ewes, Sir Simond, Baronet. . . Sudbury.
Digby, Lord George (e. s. of E. of
House of Peers) (Milborn Port, but preferred) Dorsetshire.
Digby, John, Esq. (disab. '42)
Dives, Sir Lewis, Knight (disab.)
♦Dixwell, John, Esq. (regicide) .
♦Dobins, Daniel, Esq
♦Dodderidge, John, Esq. . . .
♦Dormer, John, Esq. (in '46) . .
♦Dove, John, Esq. (King's judge)
♦Downes, John, Esq. (regicide) . . Arundel.
♦Dow8e, Edward, Esq. (dead '48) . Portsmouth.
♦Doyley, John, Esq Oxford.
Drake, Sir William, Knight . . . Amersham, Bucks.
♦Drake, Francis, Esq Amersham.
♦Drake, Sir Francis, Baronet . . . Beeralston.
Dryden, Sir John, Baronet.... Northamptonshire.
Dnnch, Edmund, Esq. Wallingford.
Dutton, John, Esq. (disab.) . . . Gloucestershire.
♦Earle, Erasmus, Esq. . . . . . Norwich.
Earle, Thomas, Esq. Wareham, Dorset.
Earle, Sir Walter, Knight .... Weymouth.
Eden, Thomas, LL.D. (dead in'44) Cambridge University.
Edgcombe, Piers, Esq. (disab. '44) . Camelford.
Edgecumbe, Richard, Esq. (disab.) . Newport, Cornwall.
♦Edwards, Humphrey,Esq. (regicide) Shropshire.
♦Edwards, Richard, Esq. (Nov. '50) Bedford.
♦Edwards, Richard, Esq Chrislchurch, Hants.
♦Edwards, William, Esq Chester.
♦Egerton, Sir Charles, Knight . . Ripon.
♦Elford, John, Esq Tiverton.
Ellis, William, Esq. Boston.
♦Ellison, Robert, Esq Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Erisy, Richard, Esq St. Mawes. Cornwall.
Eure, Sergeant Samuel (disab.'44) . Leominster. i
♦Evelyn, George, Esq Reigate.
Evelyn, Sir John, Knight . . . . Bletchingley, Surrey. "%
Evelyn, Sir John, Knight .... Ludgershall, Wilts.
Eversfield, Sir Thomas, Knight (dis-
Exton, Edward, Esq. Southampton.
♦Fagg, John, Esq. (King's judge) . Rye.
Fairfax, Lord Ferdinando (died '47) Yorkshire:
♦Fairfax, Sir Thomas, Knight (from
7 Feb. '49) Cirencester. '•
Falkland, Lord (disab. '42, killed at
Newbery, Sept. '43) Newport, Wight.
Fanshaw, Sir Thomas, K.B. (disab. . . A
•43). Hertford. . ' •.j*
Fanshaw, Sir Thomas, Knight (disab. . .;
'42) Lancaster. ,, .:, it
♦Fell, Thomas, Esq. (after Fanshaw) Lancaster.
LIST OF THE LONG PARLIAMENT.
LISTS OF THE EASTERN-ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES. |
In the old Parliamentary History,* and in other Books, is given, "compiled from the Chancery Records and Commons Journals," a List of the Long-Parliament Members, arranged according to their Counties and Boroughs; which is very welcome to the historical inquirer. But evidently, for every purpose of historical inquirey connected with this Period, there is needed farther,— if not some well-investigated brief "Biographical Dictionary of the Long-Parliament Members," such as the pious historical student is free to imagine for himself but will not soon get, — at least and lowest, some Alphabetical List of their Names; the ready index and memento of a great many things to us. As no such List was anywhere discoverable, I had to construct one for my own behoof; a process by no means difficult in proportion to its usefulness, the facts being already all given in the extant List by Places, and only requiring to be rearranged for the new object of a List by Names. This latter List, after long doing duty in the manuscript state, is now, for the use of others, appended here in print, — there being accidentally a corner of room for it in this New Edition.
It is not vitally connected with Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches; yet neither is it quite without relation to the man. Here are the Names of some five or six hundred men, whom Oliver Cromwell sat in view of, and worked along with, through certain years of time in this world; their Names and Localities, if we have nothing more. More is attainable concerning several of them, and is very well worth attaining; but little more, to the general reader, is yet attained. Featureless, to the general reader; little other than ticketed shadows, astrange san-hedrim of phantoms, most of these men;— not unlikely all of them to become shadows and invisible, except where kindled by some contact with this the lumi- . nous and living one! Here are their Names, at whatever worth the reader may put upon them: " adjoined" to the Name of Oliver in this place, but capable of being disjoined again; and perhaps worth printing, there being a corner of room for them.
* Parliamentary History (London, 1763), lx. 12-57.
What is a more questionable point, this List I am aware is not quite free from errors; one or two of which it has even fallen in my own way not only to surmise, but to prosecute tc their source, and correct. Numerous I do not suppose them to be, nor important: but I cannot certify that there are none; nor help farther in removing what there may be. The List itself, once printed, offers to all studious persons the opportunity to help; which certainly it would be a beneficence of its sort if some strict antiquary, or series of antiquaries, would effectually do. The constituent elements of the "most remarkable Parliament that ever sat," — which indeed is definable as the Father of Parliaments, which first rendered Parliaments supreme, and has since set the whole world upon chase of Parliaments, a notable speculation very lively in most parts of Europe at this day, — deserve at least to have their names accurately given. They deserve, and perhaps they will one day get, much more; they deserve a History, constitutional, biographical, political, practical, picturesque, better than most Entities that yet have one among us; and, in all points of view, they will be found not imaginary but real, and well worth remembering and attending to. Meanwhile, in the absence of all History, constitutional or other, of the Long Parliament, let this imperfect foreshadow of the incipiency of one be welcome.
The asterisk *, prefixed to a Member's name, denotes that he was a "Recruiter" (see Letters and Speeches, vol. i. p. 201), not an original Member: "disah." means disabled, declared incapable of sitting henceforth, for some reason, generally for Rdialism, for desertion to the King; the year when, is also indicated. "King's judge" is one nominated to that office, and only in part or not at all risking to perform it; "regicide" is one who'performed and completed it, who signed the Death-warrant: both titles, I find, are now and then, especially in the cases where nothing not already known was to be learned from them, omitted in this List. Other contractions will probably require no explanation.
Abbot, George, Esq. (dead'45) . . Guilford. .i •
♦Abbot, George, Esq Tamworth.
Acton,Sir Edward, Knight(disab.'44) Bridgnorth'-
Yorkshire petition) Aldborough, Yorkshire.
♦Aldworth, Richard, Esq Bristol.
Alford, Sir Edward,Knight(disab.'44) Arundel.
though twice) Tewkesbury.
Alford, John, Esq Shoreham.
Allanson,SirWilliam, Knight (King's
judge) . . York.
♦ Allen, Francis, Esq. (King's judge) Cockermouth.
♦Allen, Matthew, Esq Weymouth.
Allestre, William, Esq. (Recorder;
Alured, John, Esq. (regicide) . . . Heydon, Yorkshire.
'44) r . . . Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Andover, Charles, Viscount (e. s. of
E. of Berkshire; made Peer '40, in
his father's lifetime) Oxford.
♦Andrews, Robert, Esq.. . . . . Weobly, Herefordshire
♦Anlaby, John, Esq. (King's judge) Scarborough.
♦Annesley, Arthur, Estj Radnorshire.
♦Apsley, Edward, Esq. . . .- . . Sieyning. ...
♦Armyn, William, Esq. (since '45) . Cumberland.
♦Arthington, Henry, Esq Pontefract.
Arundel, John, Esq. (disab. '44) . . (St. Michaels, but preferred) Bodmin.
♦Arundel, John, Esq West Looe.
Arundel, Richard, Esq. (disab. '44) . Lostwithiel.