Thomas Fairfax

Thomas Fairfax (Third Lord Fairfax of Cameron.)
Birth and death
1612 - 1671
Profession details
Parliamentarian Army Officer
Related place
Alistair Grant

Sir Thomas Fairfax, third Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1612-1671) Parliamentarian Army Officer, Commander of New Model Army. Petitioned for support by Winstanley he eventually suppressed the Diggers. Fairfax employed the poet Andrew Marvell as tutor for his daughter in 1651-2, who wrote most of his best verse whilst living with the Fairfax family.

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