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Paul Brewster  •  Link

Wheatley: "Colonel, afterwards Sir Robert Slingsby, Bart., appointed Comptroller of the Navy in 1660. He died October 28th, 1661, and Pepys grieved for his loss."
L&M: "Second son of Sir Guildford (himself Comptroller 1611-d 31); Entered naval service 1633; secretary to Strafford and protege of Digby. He refused in 1642 to serve under the parliamentary admiral and after a brief imprisonment became a colonel in the royalist army, and later an active royalist agent, well tought of by Clarendon."

vicenzo  •  Link

Here is his request by executors for sales of property to pay Debts.
request by House of Commons
3. "An Act for Sale of Sir Robert Slyngsby, deceased, his Lands, for Payment of his Debts."

From: British History Online
Source: House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 22 February 1662. Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11, ().
URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...
Date: 21/02/2005

Bill  •  Link

SLINGSBY, Sir ROBERT (1611-1661), comptroller of the navy; cousin of Sir Henry Slingsby; commanded squadron in Channel, 1640-2; imprisoned as royalist, 1642; undertook mission to Paris and Amsterdam, 1644; created a baronet at Restoration; comptroller of the navy, 1660-1; his 'Discourse upon the Past and Present State of His Majesty's Navy' printed, 1801 and 1896.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.

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