3 Annotations

First Reading

Paul Brewster  •  Link

"(d. 1663) Pepys colleague in the Exchequer; after 1660 managing clerk to Backwell the goldsmith-banker http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclo… Possibly a relative of Sir John Shaw, who was an associate of Backwell. He was awarded 1000l for special (i.e., secret) services in 1662. He was about 30 when he died."
per L&M Companion

Note that his wife, Sarah, was reported as dead in the entry for the 4th of August 1660. He was at that time cited by L&M as Robert Shaw of Axe Yard. She was buried on 5 August 1660 in St Margaret's, Westminster.

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

Robin Shaw, manager of Backwell's business, who died July 25th, 1665.
---Wheatley, 1899.

Terry Foreman  •  Link

News of Shaw's second marriage at c. 31 to Elizabeth Leywood, c. 43, is recoded at 12 November 1662. Their marriage license was issued on 27 September 1662. (L&M footnote)

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