Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Dr Thomas Reade (d. 1669). A civil lawyer; D.C.L. (Oxon.) 1638. 'A most noted royalist' (Wood), he served in the force raised by the university. The King made him Principal of Magdalen Hall 1643-6. He became a Roman Catholic during the Interregnum and after the Restoration was surrogate for Sir William Merrick in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
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