John Desborough

John Desborough (1608–1680) was an English soldier and politician who supported the parliamentary cause during the English Civil War.

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John Desborough - Life
... He was the son of James Desborough of Eltisley, Cambridgeshire, and of Elizabeth Hatley of Over in the same county ... Desborough was chosen a member of the Council of State by the restored Rump Parliament, and made colonel and governor of Plymouth, but presenting with other officers a seditious petition from ... Desborough himself became an object of ridicule, his regiment even revolted against him, and on the return of the Rump he was ordered to quit London ...

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