James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1531– 1570) was regent of Scotland. In 1570 he was in the Scottish city of Linlithgow, when a man -who hated Stewart with passion, decided to make use of brand new technology: the firearm.
Jane Digby (1807– 1881) was an English lady who lived a life straight out of a romantic novel. In her day, she was famous for being the wife and mistress of some of the most influential men of her time.
Robert Blake (1598-1657) was a British military commander and statesman. A somewhat late bloomer, his career as a military man only began in 1642 at age 44. He rose through the ranks extremely quickly.