Name: Richard Saltonstall
Birth: 1586 in England
Death: 1661 in England
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Of Rookes and Huntwick, West Riding of Yorkshire.
S. and h. of Samuel, of Halifax, West Riding of
Yorkshire (and Ann Ramsden) and nephew of Sir
Richard, Lord Mayer of London. Bapt. there,
04 Apr., 1586.
Knighted, 23 Nov., 1618.
One of the patentees of the Massachusetts Bay
Company, 1629, when the Government of the Company
was transferred to New England. Emigrated thither
with his family and a retinue of servants, 1630.
Returned to England, 1631, probably owing to
pioneer hardships and also to his displeasure at
the intolerance of the Government of the Colony.
His interest in the colony continued for many years.
Went to Holland, 1643, when his portrait was painted
by Rembrandt. Resided latterly at Wrexham, Denbigshire,
and at Crayford, Kent. Married three wives. Died 1658.
Admon. to his son Richard (1627) 25 Oct., 1661.
(F.M.G., 640; J. G. Bartlett; D.N.B.)
- Richard Saltonstall b: 1610 in Woodsome, Yorkshire, England