Tag Archives: William Booth

Booth’s Uprising – 1659

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Booth’s Uprising – 1659 During the uncertainty that followed the resignation of Richard Cromwell and the ending of the Protectorate in 1659, a new Royalist conspiracy to overthrow the republican government of England was formulated. In March 1659, warrants were … Continue reading

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The Brothers Booth – Archbishops of York

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The social mobility of the Booths was very impressive. It seems they were not just content with their power base as nobles and gentry and felt it should be more balanced by having  members of this already powerful family build … Continue reading

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Vere Egerton – Elegant Fashion

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Vere Egerton –  (8th Great Grandmother of Carolyn Booth) Was the wife of Sir William Booth (1601- 1636) heir to Dunham Massey until his early death at age 35.  A fascinating portrait of Vere Egerton by Robert Peake and now … Continue reading

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