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(1613-72) Pepys' colleague on the Fishery Corporation and the Tangier Committee. A Dorset landowner active in the trade of importing sailcloth from France; M.P for Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, 1660, 1661-72; responsible for obtaining money for the improvement of the harbor there. A friend of Penn, Coventry, Clifford and Ashley; a Commissioner for the Sick and the Wounded in the Second and Third Dutch Wars; appointed Surveyor of the Wardrobe 1668. Elected F.R.S. 1667 on Evelyn's nomination.