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from L&M Companion
...Two of [John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse (1614-89)]'s sons appear in the diary, principally as duellists--Sir Henry, his eldest, and John. Sir Henry, an Anglican convert and briefly an M.P. (Grimsby 1666-7) served on the committee in charge of a bill to stop duelling. He was killed in a drunken quarrel in 1667.

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BELASYSE, JOHN, Baron Belasyse (1614-1689), royalist; created baron, 1645; fought for Charles I in many engagements; after Restoration, appointed lord-lieutenant of East Riding, governor of Hull, and, subsequently governor of Tangier; first lord commissioner of treasury, 1687.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.

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