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First Reading

Terry F  •  Link

"(d. 1658) Secretary to the Earl of Northumberland as admiral of the fleet 1626 and as acting Lord High Admiral 1638-42; appointed secretary to the Admiralty by parliament, 1642; Navy Commissioner 1646, reappointed 1649. His widow (supported by her kinsman Speaker Grimston) appealed to the government for payment of debts due to her late husband." L&M Companion, 399.

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

Thomas Smith, … Secretary of the Admiralty in 1638, about which time Sir George Carteret (then Captain Carteret) held the office of Comptroller of the Navy.
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.

Bill  •  Link

That information about Thomas Smith is from Wheatley, 1893. Sorry.

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