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First Reading

Terry F  •  Link

from L&M Companion
Heath, John, kt 1664 (1614-91). Lawyer; son of Sir Robert Heath, C.J. (d. 1649); Auditor of the Court of Wards 1643-6; Attorney-General of the Duchy of Lancaster 1653-83; and M.P. for Clitheroe 1661-Jan. 79. He served on the commission of enquiry into Chatham Chest 1662, and was Recorder of Gravesend 1686-8. In 1664 he married at St. Olave's a niece of Sir John Mennes - Margaret. daughter of Sir Matthew Mennes of Sandwich, and widow of John Pretyman.

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

Sir John Heath, attorney of the Dutchy, a great drinker, and a suspected papist.
---A Seasonable Argument ... for a New Parliament. Andrew Marvell, [1677] 1776.

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