Robert Overton

Major-General Robert Overton (about 1609–1678) was prominent soldier and scholar, who supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War, and was imprisoned a number of times during the Protectorate and the English Restoration for his strong republican views.

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Robert Overton - Genealogy
... Overton was born at Easington Manor in Holderness, Yorkshire in about 1609 ... His farther was John Overton (~1566-1654) and his mother Joan (née Snawsell) ... He was the eldest of five children Robert, Frances, Germaine, Griselle (Griselda) and Thomas ...