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JWB   Link to this

Bio's Thomas & William Chiffinch
"Memoirs of the court of England during the reign of the Stuarts" by John Heneage Jesse, p 345

Terry Foreman   Link to this

Thomas Chiffinch (1600-1666)

Thomas Chiffinch [or Cheffin] was buried on 10 April 1666 in the south transept, near to the monument of Isaac Casaubon. The Latin inscription on his rather worn gravestone can be translated:

“Here lies Thomas Chiffinch, from his tenderest years a faithful servant, in good fortune and bad, to His Most Serene Majesty Charles II, and thence appointed Comptroller to the Royal Excise [Treasuries], a man of notable honesty and probity. He died on 8th April 1666”. and a biography

Terry Foreman   Link to this

A portrait of Thomas Chiffinch attr. to Jacob Huysmans, circa 1655-1660

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