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David Quidnunc   Link to this

Biography

Rumbold served in the Wardrobe since 1629, was a Royalist agent during the Interregnum and became joint clerk of the King's Great Wardrobe (with Thomas Townsend) in 1660.

He died in 1667, and his wife, Mary, died soon after.

He has a nephew, Henry, who becomes storekeeper at Tangier, a British possession in Pepys's time in Morocco.

-- L&M Companion volume

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CO-CLERK, KING'S GREAT WARDROBE

Reference page for the Wardrobe:
http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/946/

THOMAS TOWNSHEND, the other co-clerk:
http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/947/

Their immediate supervisor, Master of the Wardrobe, was Sir Edward Mountagu, Pepys's patron:
http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/112/

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