Henry Scobell (d. 1660), Clerk of Parliament (1649-58) and of Lords (1659-60). Author of tracts on parliamentary procedure, and a collection of the *Acts and Ordinances of the Long Parliament* [aka the Rump], called by Pepys *Scobell's Acts of the Long Parliament* when he acquired it Nov. 1663; also generally known and cited as *Scobell's Acts* by Thos. Jefferson, and in American law. (L&M Companion, et al.)
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.