Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Thomas Lucy. Soldier; commissioned captain 1666, 1678-9, 1679. He succeeded to Charlecote in 1677. (L&M Companion)
Malone has successfully proved that Charlecote the park of Sir Thomas Lucy whence Shakespeare is said to have stolen deer did not exist as a park in the poet's time The Lucys determined not to lose the honour of being robbed by the poet have since shifted the locality.---Traditionary anecdotes of Shakespeare. J. Dowdall, 1838.
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