Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
from L&M Companion(d. c. 1683). Republican merchant; a member (from 1647) and chairman (from 1650) of the Committee for Compounding, and a member of the High Court of Justice set up in 1650. along with Ireton and other republicans he was imprisoned after Venner's rising in 1661. His brother Laurence secured his release in 1667. Laurence himself narrowly escaped arrest in 1661, arms having been discovered in his house, by virtue of having taken the oaths as a member of Trinity House.
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