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John Dryden, Poet Laureate of England

Male 1631 - 1700  (68 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Dryden, Poet Laureate of England was born on 9 Aug 1631 in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England (son of Erasmus Dryden and Mary Pickering); died on 1 May 1700; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Erasmus Dryden was born in in of Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England (son of Erasmus Dryden and Frances Wilkes).

    Erasmus married Mary Pickering. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary Pickering (daughter of Rev. Henry Pickering).
    Children:
    1. 1. John Dryden, Poet Laureate of England was born on 9 Aug 1631 in Aldwinkle, Northamptonshire, England; died on 1 May 1700; was buried in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Erasmus Dryden (son of John Dryden and Elizabeth Cope); died on 22 May 1632.

    Notes:

    MP for Banbury, 1624.

    Created a baronet 16 Nov 1619. Sheriff of Northamptonshire 1599, 1618.

    BA, Magdalen College, Oxford, 11 Jun 1577. Middle Temple, 1577.

    Erasmus married Frances Wilkes. Frances (daughter of William Wilkes) was born in in of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Frances Wilkes was born in in of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England (daughter of William Wilkes).
    Children:
    1. 2. Erasmus Dryden was born in in of Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England.
    2. Elizabeth Dryden died on 2 Jun 1658.
    3. John Dryden

  3. 6.  Rev. Henry Pickering
    Children:
    1. 3. Mary Pickering


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Dryden was born in in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England (son of David Dryden and Isabel Nicholson); died on 30 Sep 1584; was buried in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

    Notes:

    His will of 15 Aug 1584 directed his burial in Ashby Church, "near unto the place where John Cope, knight, is buried," adding "And although I doe not allow of pomp in burials, yet for some reasonable considerations I will that the stone that I have already prepared shall be layede upon my grave, and my arms and my wyve's graven in brasse thereupon."

    John married Elizabeth Cope in 1551. Elizabeth (daughter of John Cope and Bridget Raleigh) died after 15 Aug 1584. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Cope (daughter of John Cope and Bridget Raleigh); died after 15 Aug 1584.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 30 Sep 1584

    Children:
    1. 4. Erasmus Dryden died on 22 May 1632.
    2. Nicholas Dryden
    3. Bridget Dryden was born after 1563 in of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England; died after 12 Feb 1644.

  3. 10.  William Wilkes was born in in of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Frances Wilkes was born in in of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England.