Pauline • Link
from L&M Companion
Catholic soldier; Deputy-Governor of Tangier 1662-5 and Colonel of the Irish regiment there. By 1672 he was in England, made governor of Yarmouth and given a regiment of foot to serve at sea. 'Hee owed his ende to his modesty which would not suffer him to discover a clapp till a gangreen made it publick to the world and mortal to himselfe' (Rochester}.
[L&M is a whole joy unto itself. Regiment of foot at sea? Gangreen (just where?) both publick and mortal? ]