Warrington has the following on him: "He had been knighted at the Hague, and afterwards was created a baronet.
24 Mar 2005, 6:32 a.m. - Pauline
from L&M Companion
Lewis, Ald. Sir John, kt and bt 1660 (d. 1671). E. India merchant; Master of the Ironmongers' Company 1657-8; member of the Council of Trade 1660, and the Council of Foreign Plantations 1661.
10 Jan 2015, 3:57 p.m. - Bill
He was one of the commissioners sent to Breda to desire Charles II. to return to England immediately, when he was knighted. He was afterwards created a baronet.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.