Lucius Cary Falkland

[2nd Viscount]

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Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland (c. 1610 – 20 September 1643) was an English author and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 to 1642. He fought on the Royalist side in the English Civil War and was killed in action at the First Battle of Newbury.

Cary was born either in 1609 or 1610 as the son of Sir Henry Cary, afterwards 1st Viscount Falkland, and his wife Elizabeth... more »

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  • ''When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.''
    Lucius Cary Falkland, 2nd Viscount (1610-1643), British statesman, soldier, patron. speech, Nov. 22, 1641, to the House of Commons. "A Speech Concerni...
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