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First Reading

David Quidnunc  •  Link

A friend of Sandwich,
and a land surveyor for the King's properties. He died in 1679, surviving his third son and namesake by seven years.

-- Latham's Companion volume, p. 167 (there's only an entry for Sir Charles Harbord (jun.))

JWB  •  Link

"Sir Charles HARBORD of Charing Cross and Stanninghall, Norfolk, Knight and Surveyor-General to King Charles I,
b. either 1595 or 1596, d. June 1679" Descendants here-

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

Sir Charles Harbord, surveyor general, has got 100000l. of the king and kingdom; he was formerly a solicitor of Staples Inn, till his lewdness and poverty brought him to court.
---A Seasonable Argument ... for a New Parliament. Andrew Marvell, [1677] 1776.

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