Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
"At the Restoration William Ryley had been deprived of all his posts, including the office of Clerk of the Tower Records, which was given to Prynne. Ryley was originally made Lancaster Herald by Charles I., but he sided with Parliament and devoted himself to Oliver Cromwell. He was fortunate in being afterwards restored to the post of Lancaster Herald, which he held to his death in 1667, ..." -BWheatley ed. note May 13th. 1664
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