Edmund Waller

Edmund Waller[1]

Male 1606 - 1687  (81 years)    Has more than 250 ancestors and more than 250 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Edmund Waller  [2
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 3 Mar 1606  Hall Barns, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1687  Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I106979  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Edmund Waller at Wikipedia 
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2008 

    Father Robert Waller, ,   b. 2 Dec 1550, Agmondesham, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1616, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Anne Hampton, ,   b. Abt 1574, Hampton, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1658, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 1573 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Family ID F43220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne Banks,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Robert Waller,   b. 18.05.1633
     2. Anna Maria Waller,   c. 23.10.1634
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F43222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Breaux,   b. Abt 1610, Hall Barns, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 2 May 1677, Hall Barns, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Waller
     2. Elizabeth Waller,   b. Abt 1628,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Edmund Waller,   d. 1699
     4. William Waller
     5. Stephen Lloyd Waller,   d. 1707
     6. Charles Waller
     7. John Waller,   d. 1615
     8. Robert Waller
     9. Anna Mary Waller
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2008 
    Family ID F43221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Edmund Waller

  • Notes 
    • Poet Laureate of England

      1641 Conducted impeachment of Sir Francis Crawley for maint. legality of ship money.
      1643 Detected in plot, known as "Waller's Plot, " for siezing London for Charles I.
      Spared death on betrayal of associates.
      1644 Expelled from House of Commons, fined 10, 000 lbs, & banished.
      Permitted to return (1652), wrote panegyric of Oliver Cromwell (1655).
      Wrote a poem rejoicing over Cromwell's death (1659).
      On Restoration wote eulogy of Charles II.
      Member of Parliament 1661-87 & a favorite at court.
      Wrote several volumes of poetry, made the heroic couplet fashionable.
      Cousin of Parliamentary opposition leader John Hampden.

  • Sources 
    1. [S193] British Pedigrees, Peter Barns-Graham, (Stirnet), Waller of Agmondesham, Waller of Allenstown, Waller of Beaconsfield, Waller of Hall Barn, Waller of Rookwood (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S157] Merriam Webster's Biographical Dictionary, (Merriam Webster Inc., Springfield, MA , 1995 ,), p 1073 (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S157] Merriam Webster's Biographical Dictionary, (Merriam Webster Inc., Springfield, MA , 1995 ,).


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