Phothisarath II (or Chao Ong-Lo, Ba-Nan, Pha Maha Nam)[ citation needed ] (1552–1627) was the king of the Laotian Kingdom of Lan Xang between 1623 and 1627.
Reigning with the regnal name of Samdach Brhat-Anya Chao Bandita Buddhisa Raja Sri Sadhana Kanayudha, he was the eldest son of King Sen Soulintha. A Governor of Sikotabong before his accession, he was raised to the throne by the nobles, after the death of Ouphagnauvarath I in 1623. He dies in 1627.
Princess Katarzyna Ostrogska (1602–1642) was a Polish–Lithuanian noblewoman, founder of the city of Biała. She was the maternal grandmother of King of Poland Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki.
Elisabeth of France or Isabella of Bourbon was Queen of Spain from 1621 to her death and Portugal from 1621 to 1640, as the first spouse of King Philip IV & III. She served as regent of Spain during the Catalan Revolt in 1640-42 and 1643-44. She was the eldest daughter of King Henry IV of France and his second spouse Marie de' Medici.
Augustus II, called the Younger, a member of the House of Welf was Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. In the estate division of the House of Welf of 1635, he received the Principality of Wolfenbüttel which he ruled until his death. Considered one of the most literate princes of his time, he is known for founding the Herzog August Library at his Wolfenbüttel residence, then the largest collection of books and manuscripts north of the Alps.
Madame Ke, was the nanny of the Tianqi Emperor (1605–1627), and known for her great influence during his reign as Emperor of China from 1620 to 1627.
John Minsheu (1560–1627) was an English linguist and lexicographer.
Trịnh Tráng, posthumous name: Nghị Vương (誼王), temple name: Văn Tổ (文祖). He is the second lord of Trịnh ruled Tonkin from 1623 to 1657. He is one of the famous Trịnh lords who ruled Vietnam. He started the Trịnh–Nguyễn War in 1627 and launched several major offensives which failed to crush the Nguyễn lords.
The Second Folio is the 1632 edition of the collected plays of William Shakespeare. It follows the First Folio of 1623. Much language was updated in the Second Folio and there are almost 1,700 changes.
Archibald Napier, 1st Lord Napier, the 9th Laird Napier of Merchiston, was a Scottish politician and judge. In 1627 he was created Lord Napier of Merchiston and Baronet of Nova Scotia.
William V, a member of the House of Hesse, was Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1627 to 1637. Having come to rule in unfavorable circumstances and in the midst of the Thirty Years' War, he continued to suffer losses of territory and wealth.
Thomas Goad (1576–1638) was an English clergyman, controversial writer, and rector of Hadleigh, Suffolk. A participant at the Synod of Dort, he changed his views there from Calvinist to Arminian, against the sense of the meeting.
William Beale was an English royalist churchman, Master in turn of Jesus College, Cambridge and St John's College, Cambridge. He was subjected to intense attacks by John Pym from 1640, for an unpublished sermon he had given in 1635 supporting royal prerogative. According to Glenn Burgess, Pym's attention to Beale was because he exhibited a rare combination of Arminian or Laudian theological views with explicit political views tending to absolutism.
Sir Henry St George (1581–1644) was an English Officer of arms. He was the third son of the herald Sir Richard St George and his wife Elizabeth St John..
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Giuseppe Acquaviva was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as Titular Archbishop of Thebae (1621–1634).
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Mon Keo was the king of the Laotian Kingdom of Lan Xang between 1627 and 1633, Reigning with the regnal name of Samdach Brhat-Anya Chao Manikya Kaeva Raja Sri Sadhana Kanayudha, he was the son of King Voravongsa II and brother of King Ouphagnauvarath I.
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