1 Jun 2012, 8:38 p.m. - Terry Foreman

Thomas Papillon (1623-1702). Merchant of Huguenor origin; four times Master of the Mercer' Company; Deputy-Governor of the E. India Company 1680-; victualling contractor 1671-3; victualling Commissioner 1689-1701. A leading city Whig (M.P. for Dover 1674-March 81, 1689-1701; Alderman 1689); prominent in the hostile examination of Pepys 1679. L&M Companion More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Papillon


Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.