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Sir Peter Buck

"Sir Peter Buck of Rochester in Kent, was knighted by James I in 1603. According to Pepys, he was Secretary to Algernon Percy, Earl of Northumberland and Lord High Admiral. In 1608 he was "clerk of the acts of the navy."

Source: (History of the Buck family)

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Peter Buck, secretary to Algernon Percy, Earl of Northumberland, the Lord High Admiral, and afterwards knighted. Our Diarist aspired to a similar distinction. Buck is described in Pepys's Book of Signs Manual, as "Clerk of the Acts of the Navy in 1608."
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.

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