Conway, Anne (1631–79), Viscountess Conway , woman of learning, was born in London, youngest child of Heneage Finch (1580–1631) and his second wife, Elizabeth Cradock (d. 1655). Elizabeth, from Staffordshire, brought both sturdy independence and wealth into her second marriage,…
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Mather, Samuel (1626–71), Independent minister, was born in Much Woolton, Lancashire, England, eldest son of Richard Mather (1596–1669) and his wife, Catherine Hoult (d. 1655). Richard Mather was an anglican minister turned nonconformist, while Catherine Hoult's family was…