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

Generation: 2

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

    Erasmus married Mary Pickering. [Group Sheet]


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


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Erasmus Dryden (son of John Dryden and Elizabeth Cope); died 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 , of Hodnell, Warwickshire, England. [Group Sheet]


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

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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Dryden was born , of Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England (son of David Dryden and Isabel Nicholson); died 30 Sep 1584; was buried , 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 1551. Elizabeth (daughter of John Cope and Bridget Raleigh) died Aft 15 Aug 1584. [Group Sheet]


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

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 30 Sep 1584

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

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