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Governor of Jamaica. In 1677, Sir Thomas Lynch returned to England having served in Jamaica since 1670, the year when he was also knighted at Whitehall and married Vere, daughter of Sir Edward Herbert of Weybridge and sister of the Earl of Torrington. He purchased the Esher estate and either during his ownership or that of his daughter, Philidelphia and son-in-law, Sir Thomas Cotton, the late medieval buildings were pulled down and the palace was destroyed. Only the gatehouse survived, to become the core of a Jacobean residence, flanked by three-storey wings.
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Thomas Lynchunknown1670
 
16841684

Nathaniel Bacon [5]1647, Jan 21660
 
16761676, Oct 26
 a colonist of the Virginia Colony, famous as the instigator of Bacon's Rebellion of 1676, which c...
Charles Francois d'Angennes1648, Dec 61672
 
 
16761691
 a French nobleman who became a buccaneer in the Caribbean and who sold his castle and title to to...
Amangkurat Iunknown1646
 
1677unknown
 the sultan of Mataram from 1646 to 1677. He was the son of the powerful Sultan Agung. Upon takin...
Metacomet1639 ca1660
 
16791676
 Wampanoag; The second son of Massasoit, Metacomet (or King Philip) led an open rebellion against ...
Kara Mustafa Pasha1634/351660
 
16831683, Dec 25
 an Ottoman military leader and grand vizier who was a central character in the Ottoman Empire's l...
Charles II of England1630, May 291660
 
16851685, Feb 6
 the monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and Supreme Governor of the ...
Mehmed IV1642, Jan 21648
 
16871693, Jan 6
 the Sultan and Caliph of the Ottoman Empire from 1648 to 1687. Taking the throne at age six, his ...
Emperor Reigen 1654, Jul 91663
 
16871732, Sep 24
 the 112th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Reigen's reign span...
Frederick William1620, Feb 161640
 
16881688, Apr 29
 Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia, thus ruler of Brandenburg-Prussia, from 1640 until hi...
Adolf Esmitunknown1680
 
1689unknown
 governor of St. Thomas in the Danish West Indies from 1683 to 1684, and again from 1687 to 1688. ...
William Phips1651, Feb 21673
 
16951695, Feb 18
 a shepherd boy born in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, a shipwright, ship's captain, treasure hunte...
Thomas Neale16411664
 
16981699
 an English project-manager and politician who was also the first person to hold a position equiva...
Christian V1646, Apr 151670
 
16991699, Aug 25
 king of Denmark and Norway from 1670 until his death in 1699. Well-regarded by the common people,...
Tamanend1628 ca1680
 
16991701 ca
 a chief of one of the clans that made up the Lenni-Lenape nation in the Delaware Valley at the ti...
Roger L'Estrange1616, Dec 171639
 
17021704, Dec 11
 an English pamphleteer, author and staunch defender of Royalist claims. L'Estrange was involved i...
Amangkurat IIunknown1677
 
1703unknown
 the Susuhunan of Mataram from 1677 to 1703. Prior to taking the throne, he was the crown prince a...
Willem van Outhoorn1635, May 41659
 
17041720, Nov 27
  Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies from 1691 to 1704. He was born and died in the Dutch E...
Charles Montagu1661, Apr 161683
 
17061715, May 19
 an English poet and statesman. In 1685, Montagu's verses on the death of King Charles II made suc...
William Penn1644, Oct 141681
 
17121718, Jul 30
  the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Qua...
King Louis XIV1638, Sep 51643
 
17151715, Sep 1
 a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death in 1715. ...
Peter the Great1672, May 301682
 
17251725, Jan 28
 ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from 7 May (O.S. 27 April) 1682 until hi...
Moulay Ismail ibn Sharif16341672
 
17271727, Mar 22
 the second ruler of the Moroccan Alaouite dynasty. He is also known in his native country as the ...
Victor Amadeus II1666, May 141675
 
17301732, Oct 31
 Duke of Savoy from 1675 to 1730. Victor Amadeus II undertook sweeping administrative reforms with...
Melchior de Polignac1661, Oct 111683
 
17421742, Nov 20
 a French diplomat, Cardinal and neo-Latin poet. During the last years of Louis XIV, AbbĂ© de Poli...
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