Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Robert Banes, "a gentleman very well bred...going for Flushing, who spoke French and Latin very well, brought by direction from Captain Clerke hither, as a prisoner, because he called out of the vessel that he went in, “Where is your King, we have done our business, Vive le Roi.” He confessed himself a Cavalier in his heart, and that he and his whole family had fought for the King." http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/13819/#r... Presumably Robert Banes of Hampshire, on the strength of a reference in Clarendon's papers. But there were several royalists of this name in Lancashire too. (L&M Companion)
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