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Paul G. Enterline  •  Link

"Sir Robert Hyde, first cousin of the great Earl of Clarendon, born 1595. He was a staunch Royalist, and immediately after the Restoration he was knighted and appointed a judge of the Common Pleas. On October 19th, 1663, he was promoted to the Chief Justiceship of the King's Bench. He died May 1st, 1665, and is buried in Saulsbury Cathedral." Vol VI, Wheatley ed., page 340, fn 1 (The Macmillan Co., 1893).

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Bill  •  Link

HYDE, Sir ROBERT (1595-1665), chief-justice of the king's bench; nephew of Sir Nicholas Hyde or Hide; barrister, Middle Temple, 1617; serjeant-at-law, 1640; recorder of Salisbury, 1638-46, and M.P. in Long parliament; imprisoned, 1645; deprived of recordership, 1646; sheltered Charles II after Worcester (1651) at Heale; judge of common pleas, 1660; knighted: chief-justice of king's bench, 1663-5; died on the bench.
---Dictionary of National Biography: Index and Epitome. S. Lee, 1906.

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