Sir Richard Lloyd (23 February, 1606 – 5 May, 1676) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1628 and 1676. He fought for the Royalist army in the English Civil War.
Lloyd resumed his position as attorney-general for North Wales in July 1660, and remained to 1671. He was chief justice of the Brecon circuit and a J.P. for Breconshire, Caernarvonshire, Denbighshire, Glamorgan and Radnorshire from July 1660 until his death. He was commissioner for assessment for Denbighshire and Caernarvonshire from August1660 and commissioner for assessment for Glamorgan and Merioneth from 1661 until his death. He was commissioner for assessment for Radnorshire from 1661 to 1663. In 1661, being chief justice of the circuit, he was elected MP for both Cardiff and Radnorshire and chose to sit for Radnorshire in the Cavalier Parliament. He was commissioner for loyal and indigent officers for Caernarvonshire, Denbighshire, Merioneth and Radnorshire from 1662 and commissioner for assessment for Radnorshire and commissioner for assessment for Breconshire from 1665. He was Deputy Lieutenant for Denbighshire from 1674.
Lloyd died at the age of 70.
7 Jan 2016, 1:18 a.m. - Bill
LLOYD, Sir RICHARD (1606-1676), royalist: entered Inner Temple, 1631; attended Charles I in the north, 1639: attorney-general for North Wales and knighted, 1642; justice of Glamorganshire, Brecknockshire, and Radnorshire, 1660; M.P., Radnorshire, 1661.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.