Immortal Seven

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Seven notable English citizens who issued the Invitation to William, a document asking William of Orange to depose James II in favour of William's wife Mary.

They were:

  • Thomas Osborne, Earl of Danby
  • Charles Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury
  • William Cavendish, Earl of Devonshire
  • Richard, Viscount Lumley
  • Henry Compton, Bishop of London
  • Edward Russell
  • Henry Sidney (who wrote the Invitation).