Sir Henry Wood, kt 1644, bt 1660 (1597-1671). Son and grandson of courtiers; himself in court since 1623; Clerk-Comptroller of the Board of Green Cloth from 1644 (Clerk from 1662); Treasurer to Henrietta-Maria from 1664; member of Catherine of Braganza's council from 1662; M.P. Hythe 1661-1671. An eccentric and unpopular official. His (second) wife (m. 1651) was Mary, daughter of John Gardiner; Maid of Honor to Henrietta-Maria, dresser and woman of the bedchamber to Queen Catherine.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.