Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
One of the greatest booksellers of his day, he was bookseller to the Royal Society and stocked his shop accordingly with a range of international books. Until the Fire of 1666, his shop was in St. Paul's Churchyard; thereafter in Duck Lane. He was the father of Jacob Allestry (1653–1686), poet and writer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Allestry (Also see L&M.)
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