Michael Robinson • Link
Per L&M Companion:-
sp. "Knightley." kt. 1677 (d. 1699) A Merchant long resident in Seething Lane; also of Ashtead, Surrey; churchwarden of St. Olave's in 1667; and a Common Councilman in 1675. Pepys consulted him about the history of customs dues when gathering material for his history of the navy.
LITTLE ASHTEAD, or PRIOR'S FARM
" ... In 1650 Thomas conveyed it to John Wall in trust for Peter Evans, (fn. 79) who died 1661, leaving a son and heir Peter. This Peter conveyed the estate to Leonard Wessell, (fn. 80) and it was sold by him to Robert Knightley (afterwards knighted), whose grandson John (1713) suffered a recovery of the manor, and probably sold it to Aquila Wyke, (fn. 81) ..."
Includes some information about the family: