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Jones, Sir Theophilus (d 1685) Knight Scoutmaster General in Ireland

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Scoutmaster ; chief of the alien spotters in Cromwells inter regnum army leads to the modern use of scout-master. via Baden-Powell and the Boer war.
".The term Scoutmaster was no new one. It was an old English title used by Cromwell, who had "Scoutmasters" in his Army, and his Intelligence branch was under the direction of a "Scoutmaster-General"."
full story of Boyscouts
http://www.pinetreeweb.com/bp-varsity10-1.htm
along with a list of top of the heap army jobs.
from SPRIGGE, Joshua, ANGLIA REDIVIVA (1647) Pages 325 to 331

http://home.wxs.nl/~taylorpj/officers.htm
an other mention of Scoutmaster General
http://mural.uv.es/abenosan/biographyweb.html

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Wots this? Mrs. Hatt versus Sir Theo. Jones, &c.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Hatt;
It is ORDERED, to be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions, who are to send for Sir Theophilus Jones and others, to be heard (Footnote

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