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Mary   Link to this

According to the Companion, Sir John Bernard (1630-1679) was a prosperous lawyer; bought the Manor of Brampton in 1653; connected by marriage to the families of Oliver St. John and Cromwell; sat for the borough in the three Protectorate parliaments. In 1660 he was thus a rival to the Mountagu interest in Huntingdon politics. We shall hear more of him later.

John's brother, William, appears to have been London resident; a member of the Grocer's Company; died c. 1667

Phil   Link to this

John's father was Sir Robert Bernard: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/555/

language hat   Link to this

Like Pepys, John went to Huntingdon School and Cambridge.
His relations with Pepys were friendly.

Mj   Link to this

Sir John Bernard Was William Shakespeare's Grandson (In Law).

Terry Foreman   Link to this

Sir John Bernard, 2nd Baronet (November 1630 – 25 June 1679)

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