Adam Gordon of Auchindoun Adam Gordon of Auchindoun (1545–1580), Scottish knight, younger brother of the Earl of Huntly and military leader during the Marian civil war on behalf of Mary, Queen of Scots in north west Scotland.
Andrew Dudley Sir Andrew Dudley, KG (c. 1507 – 1559) was an English soldier, courtier, and diplomat.
Bernardino de Mendoza Bernardino de Mendoza (c. 1540 – August 3, 1604) was a Spanish military commander, a diplomat and a writer on military history and politics.
Captain Thomas Crawford Captain Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and a retainer of the Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox.
Carew Reynell Sir Carew Reynell was an English courtier, soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1593 and 1622.
Charles Danvers Sir Charles Danvers, was an English MP and soldier who plotted against Elizabeth I of England.
Christopher Blount Sir Christopher Blount was an English soldier, secret agent, and rebel.
Corbeyran de Cardaillac Sarlabous Corbeyran de Cardaillac de Sarlabous was a 16th-century French soldier who served in Scotland as Captain of Dunbar Castle, and was Governor of Le Havre for twenty years.
Edmund Carey Sir Edmund Carey (c.1558–1637) was the son of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon and Ann Morgan.
Edmund Whitelocke Edmund Whitelocke was an English soldier, royal courtier and suspected conspirator.
Edward Horsey Sir Edward Horsey was a conspirator against Queen Mary, then a soldier, ambassador and courtier under Queen Elizabeth.
Edward Littleton (died 1558) Edward Littletonwas a Staffordshire landowner, sometime soldier, and Member of Parliament, who represented Staffordshire in the House of Commons of England, the lower house of the Parliament of ...
Edward Norreys Sir Edward Norreys (or Norris) (died 1603) was a 16th-century Governor of Ostend and English Member of Parliament.
Francis Vere Sir Francis Vere was an English soldier, famed for his military career in the Low Countries.
Francisco Balbi di Correggio Francisco Balbi di Correggio (16 March 1505 – 12 December 1589), born in Correggio in the province of Province of Reggio Emilia, Italy, was an arquebusier who served with the Spanish contingent...
Henrikki Laavunpoika of Kankainen Knight Henrikki Laavunpoika or Henrik Klasson, lord of Kankainen and Haapaniemi, of Töytärinhovi etc., according to some anachronistic literature surnamed "Horn af Kanckas" (c.1512&nd...
Henry Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Essex Henry Bourchier, 2nd Earl of Essex KG KB PC (died 13 March 1540) was an English soldier, peer and courtier at the courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII. He married Mary Say, by whom he had one daug...
James Hamilton (assassin) James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh and Woodhouselee (died 1581) was a Scottish supporter of Mary, Queen of Scots, who assassinated James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland, in January 1570.
James Wilford Sir James Wilford was an English soldier, and commander of Haddington in Scotland during its occupation in the war of the Rough Wooing.
Jean de Beaugué Jean de Beaugué, was a French soldier who served in Scotland in the 1540s during the war of the Rough Wooing.
John of God John of God, O.H. (Juan de Dios and João de Deus) was a Portuguese-born soldier turned health-care worker in Spain, whose followers later formed the Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God, a w...
John Wallop Sir John Wallop was an English soldier and diplomat who belonged to an old Hampshire family from the town of Farleigh Wallop.
John Wingfield Sir John Wingfield (before 1585–1596) was an English soldier.
Judar Pasha Judar Pasha (جؤذر باشا) was a Moroccan military leader and the conqueror of the Songhai Empire.
Mark Alexander Boyd Mark Alexander Boyd (13 January 1562 – 10 April 1601) was a Scottish poet and soldier of fortune.
Maurice Eustace Maurice Eustace (executed November 1581) was an Irish soldier, secretly ordained a Roman Catholic priest, and hanged as a traitor.
Maurice Eustace (priest) Maurice Eustace (executed November 1581) was an Irish soldier, secretly ordained a Roman Catholic priest, and hanged as a traitor.
Morris Kyffin Morris Kyffin (c. 1555 – 1598) was a Welsh author and soldier, brother of the poet Edward Kyffin.
Nicholas Malby Sir Nicholas Malby (1530?–1584) was an English soldier active in Ireland, Lord President of Connaught from 1579 to 1581.
Quintunguenu Quintunguenu (died 1591) was a Mapuche caudillo, or military leader.
Rhys ap Thomas Rhys ap Thomas (1449–1525), KG, was a Welsh soldier and landholder who rose to prominence during the Wars of the Roses, and was instrumental in the victory of Henry Tudor at the Battle of Boswor...
Sayyed Mahmud Khan Sayyid Mahmud Khan Barha, also known as Mahmud Khan, was a general in the Akbar'r army, Amiral Kabir Sayyid Mahmud Khan Barha, son of Sayyid Mubarak (also known as Makhan), was the first ...
Shahbaz Khan Kamboh Shahbaz Khan Kamboh (1529 – 11 November 1599) was one of the most capable and trustworthy Generals of Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Thomas Crawford (captain) Captain Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots and a retainer of the Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox.
Thomas Crawford of Jordanhill Captain Thomas Crawford (1530–1603) of Jordanhill (an estate in the West End of Glasgow, part of which is now a college and hospital near Victoria Park) was a trusted confidant of Henry Stuart, ...
William Stafford (courtier) Sir William Stafford, of Chebsey, in Staffordshire (c.1500–5 May 1556) was an Essex landowner and the second husband of Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn, and one-time mistress of King He...