Person:Edward Hyde (8)

Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon
b.18 Feb 1609
d.9 Dec 1674
  1. Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon1609 - 1674
  1. Anne Hyde1638 - 1671
  2. Henry Hyde, 2nd Earl of Clarendon1638 - 1709
  3. Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester1641 - 1711
  4. Lady Frances Hyde
Facts and Events
Name Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon
Gender Male
Birth[1] 18 Feb 1609
Marriage to Frances Aylesbury
Death[1] 9 Dec 1674
Reference Number? Q335173?

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Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon (18 February 16099 December 1674) was an English statesman who served as Lord Chancellor to King Charles II from 1658, two years before the Restoration of the Monarchy, until 1667. He was loyal to the king, built up the royalist cause, and served as the chief minister after 1660. He was one of the most important historians of England, as author of the most influential contemporary history of the Civil War, The History of the Rebellion (1702). He was the maternal grandfather of two monarchs, Queen Mary II and Queen Anne.

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