Institute of Historical Research

Alphabetical list of Clerks of the Privy Seal

provisional list c. 1537-1851 compiled by J.C. Sainty March 1999

  • Alington, Hugh [1572]-1618
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, Thomas Kerry, Richard Oseley and Robert Jones 29 May 1568 (CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594)); succ. Jones by June 1572 (PSO 5/1); confirmed in office 29 July 1572 (CPR 1569-72, p. 450(3155)). D. by 17 Sept. 1618 (HMC Downshire, vi, 1107).
  • Anthony, Edward 1617-1618
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession), Edward Reynolds and Simon Willes (in reversion) 10 June 1603 (C 66/1609); succ. 15 Dec. 1617 (d. of Sir Thomas Clerk). D. in office by 1 Dec. 1618 (HMC Downshire, vi, 1288).
  • Barbor, Robert 1754-1761
    App. 2 Apr. 1754 in place of Thomas Wilson (C 66/3642); adm. 30 Apr. 1754 (PSO 5/21). D. 22 July 1761 (GM (1761), xxxi, 100).
  • Baron, Hartgill 1660-1673
    App. 1658 at Brussels by Charles II in exile (CSPD 1668-9, p. 208); placed in office instead of Charles Bickerstaffe 26 July 1660 (Diary of Samuel Pepys, ed. R. Latham and W. Matthews (1970-83), i, 207, 208, 235, 236). D. by 10 Dec. 1673 (Letters of Sir Joseph Williamson 1673-4, ed. W.D. Christie (Camden Soc., 1874), ii, 93; PSO 5/11, adm. of John Richards).
  • Baron, John 1688-1698
    Gt. in reversion after Hartgill Baron, Sir Charles Bickerstaffe, John Matthews, Thomas Watkins (in possession), John Richards and Michael Brighouse (in reversion) 15 Apr. 1673 (C 66/3149); succ. 1688 (death of Richards); adm. 15 Mar. 1688 (PSO 5/14). D. b y 15 Dec. 1698 (C 66/3398, recited in gt. to George Sawyer).
  • Bickerstaffe, Charles (ktd by 25 Nov. 1671) 1662-1696
    Gt. in reversion after unnamed persons 5 Sept. 1642 (Docquets, p. 336); possession of office acknowledged 7 July 1660 (C 66/2946, gt. to Francis Slingsby); displaced nonetheless by Hartgill Baron 16 July 1660 (Diary of Samuel Pepys, ed. R. L atham and W. Matthews (1970-83), i, 207, 208, 235, 236); warrant for adm. in place of William Watkins 16 June 1662 (CSPD 1661-2, p. 409). Surr. by 11 Dec. 1696 (C 66/3382, recited in gt. to Sir George Piers).
  • Carles, John Henry 1794-1837
    App. 4 Apr. 1794 in place of Richard Potenger (C 66/3899). D. 28 Feb. 1837 (GM (1837), cvii(1), 556).
  • Castle, John 1638-[1646]; 1660-1664
    Gt. in reversion after Edward Reynolds, Edmund Clerk, John Packer, Thomas Packer (in possession), James Milles, John Chapman and William Lane (in reversion) 1 Mar. 1619 (C 66/2337, recited in gt. to William Hawkins 20 Dec. 1624); succ. Thomas Packer or Ja mes Milles; adm. 8 Oct. 1638 (PSO 5/7). Last recorded month of waiting Mar. 1646 (ibid.). Restored 1660. Possession of office acknowledged 7 July 1660 (C 66/2946, gt. to Francis Slingsby). Buried 15 Apr. 1664 (Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714, i, 249).
  • Caulfield, Hon. John 1731-1755
    App. 23 Mar. 1731 in place of John Moore (C 66/3583); adm. 13 Apr. 1731 (PSO 5/19). Surr. 26 Feb. 1755 (C 66/3647, recited in gt. to John Stillingfleet).
  • Chapman, John 1633-[1644]
    Gt. in reversion after Hugh Alington, Sir Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles, Edward Reynolds (in possession), Edward Anthony, Edmund Clerk, John Packer, Thomas Packer and James Milles (in reversion) 29 Mar. 1617 (C 66/2135); succ. 16 Mar. 1633 (d. of Edmund Cl erk); adm. 20 Mar. 1633 (PSO 5/6). Last recorded month of waiting Apr. 1644 (PSO 5/7).
  • Clerk, Edmund [1548]-1587
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, Robert Forth, Thomas Jeffrey and John Hever 9 Apr. 1537 (LP, xii(1), 1103(15)); succ. Jeffrey 17 Nov. 1542/10 Dec. 1548 (LP, xvii, 1154(59); CPR 1547-8, pp. 80-1); confirmed 24 Dec. 1553 (CPR 1553-4, p. 311). D. 4 Aug. 1587 (C 142/214 no. 167).
  • Clerk, Edmund 1618-1633
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Sir Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession), Simon Willis and Edward Anthony (in reversion) 28 July 1603 (C 66/1618); succ. Hugh Alington c. Sept. 1618. D. 16 Mar. 1633 (Ind. 6748; C 142/498 no. 182 ).
  • Clerk, Thomas (ktd. 10 June 1603/16 July 1604) [1598]-1617
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, Thomas Kerry, Richard Oseley and Hugh Alington 5 Jan. 1573 (CPR 1572-5, 97(418)); succ. Edmund Clerk or Richard Oseley 20 Oct. 1586/29 June 1598 (C 66/1271, gt. to Francis Milles; C 66/1486, gt. to Edward Reynol ds). D. 15 Dec. 1617 (CSPD 1611-18, p. 504; C 142/367 no. 37).
  • Donne, John George 1823-1851
    App. 24 July 1823 in place of Richard Grenville (C 66/4259); adm. 26 July 1823 (PSO 5/31); reapp. 23 Nov. 1830 (C 66/4375), 2 Dec. 1837 (C 66/4519). Office abolished 7 Aug. 1851 (Act 14 & 15 Vict., c. 82, s. 4).
  • Eden, Ralph 1833-1851
    App. 23 Apr. 1833 in place of John Thomas Fane (C 66/4149); adm. 1 May 1833 (PSO 5/32); reapp. 2 Dec. 1837 (C 66/4519). Office abolished 7 Aug. 1851 (Act 14 & 15 Vict., c. 82, s. 4).
  • Fane, John Thomas 1814-1833
    App. 20 Apr. 1814 in place of William Fane (C 66/4149); adm. 22 Apr. 1814 (PSO 5/29). D. 23 Mar. 1833 (HP 1790-1820, iii, 726).
  • Fane, William 1813-1814
    App. 19 July 1813 in place of Jacob Reynardson (C 66/4140); adm. 8 Nov. 1813 (PSO 5/29). D. by 20 Apr. 1814 (C 66/4149, recited in gt. to John Thomas Fane).
  • Fleetwood, Miles 1656-[?]
    App. 23 Jan. 1656 (C 66/2914). No further occ.
  • Fleming, William 1773-1776
    App. 8 June 1773 in place of Purbeck Langham (C 66/3741); adm. 17 June 1773 (PSO 5/24. D. 25 Apr. 1776 (GM (1776), xlvi, 240).
  • Forth, Robert [1537]-[1551]
    First occ. 9 Apr. 1537 (LP, xii(1), 1103(15)). Vac. 27 July 1551/26 Aug. 1554 (CPR 1550-3, p. 76; CPR 1554-5, p. 203).
  • Gale, John [1554]
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, Robert Forth, Thomas Jeffrey, Edmund Clerk (in possession) and William Clerk (in reversion) 10 Dec. 1548 (CPR 1547-8, pp. 80-1); succ. Forth 27 July 1551/26 Aug. 1554 (CPR 1550-3, p. 76; CPR 1554-5, p. 203). Vac. by 5 Dec. 1554 (CPR 1554-5, pp. 147-8).
  • Gosling, Thomas 1695-1727
    App. 26 Nov. 1695 in place of John Matthews (C 66/3381); adm. 3 Dec. 1695 (PSO 5/15). Surr. 16 Mar. 1727 (C 66/3565, recited in gt. to Thomas Ratcliffe).
  • Grenville, Richard 1758-1823
    App. 31 July 1758 in place of John Stillingfleet (C 66/3662); adm. 28 Aug. 1758 (PSO 5/22). D. 22 Apr. 1823 (GM (1823), xciii(1), 474).
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  • Hawkins, William [1643]-[1644]
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, John Packer, Thomas Packer, James Milles (in possession), John Chapman, William Lane and John Castle (in reversion) 20 Dec. 1624 (C 66/2337); succ. William Lane Oct. 1641/Nov. 1643 (PSO 5/7). Suspended from waiting by 13 Nov. 1643 (ibid.). Last occ. 10 Jan. 1644 (Docquets, p. 33).
  • Hervey, Hon. Frederick 1753-1767
    Gt. in reversion after Robert Tothill, Thomas Ratcliffe, John Caulfield and Thomas Wilson 16 May 1741 (C 66/3605); succ. 13 Feb. 1753 (d. of Tothill); adm. 21 Feb. 1753 (PSO 5/21). Surr. 21 Mar. 1767 (C 66/3712, recited in gt. to Peter Cuchet Jouvencel).
  • Hever, John [1537]-[1554]
    First occ. 9 Apr. 1537 (LP, xii(1), 1103(15)). Vac. 5 Dec.
  • 1554/29 May 1568 (CPR 1554-5, pp. 147-8; CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594)).
  • Jeffrey, Thomas [1537]-[1542]
    First occ. 9 Apr. 1537 (LP, xii(1), 1103(15)). Vac. 15 Nov. 1542/10 Dec. 1548 (LP, xvii, 1154(59)); CPR 1547-8, pp. 80-1).
  • Jones, Robert [?]-1572
    Gt. in reversion after unnamed persons 5 Apr. 1558 (CPR 1557-8, p. 310); succ. Richard Turner, John Hever or Roger Melley by 29 May 1568 (CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594)). Vac. by June 1572 (PSO 5/1).
  • Jouvencel, Peter Cuchet 1767-1786
    App. 10 Apr. 1767 in place of Frederick Hervey (C 66/3712). D. 25 Oct. 1786 (GM (1786), lvi(2), 999).
  • Kerry, Thomas [1568]-1607
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, John Hever, Edmund Clerk and Roger Melley 5 Dec. 1554 (CPR 1554-5, pp. 147-8); succ. Turner, Hever or Melley by 29 May 1568 (CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594). Last recorded month of waiting Mar. 1607 (PSO 5/2). D. 24 May/14 July 1607 (HP 1509-58, ii, 464).
  • Lane, William 1638-[1641]
    Gt. in reversion after Edward Reynolds, Edmund Clerk, John Packer, Thomas Packer (in possession), James Milles and John Chapman (in reversion) 23 Dec. 1618 (C 66/2170); succ. Thomas Packer or James Milles; adm. 31 Aug. 1638 (PSO 5/7). Last recorded month of waiting Oct. 1641 (ibid.). Vac. by Nov. 1643 (ibid.).
  • Langham, Purbeck 1761-1773
    App. 26 Oct. 1761 in place of Robert Barbor (C 66/3682). D. by 8 June 1773 (C 66/3741, recited in gt. to William Fleming).
  • Ludlow, Henry 1699-1720
    App. 4 Apr. 1699 in place of Thomas Watkins (C 66/3408); adm. 19 Apr. 1699 (PSO 5/16). Surr. 2 June 1720 (C 66/3538, recited in gt. to John Sargent).
  • Macdonald, James (succ. as 2nd Bart. 18 May 1826) 1787-1832
    App. 9 Feb. 1787 in place of Peter Cuchet Jouvencel (C 66/3834). D. 29 June 1832.
  • Matthews, John 1664-1695
    Gt. in reversion after unnamed persons (Docquets, p. 367); succ. Apr. 1664 (d. of John Castle); adm. 20 Apr. 1664 (PSO 5/10). Surr. by 26 Nov. 1695 (C 66/3381, recited in gt. to Thomas Gosling).
  • Melley, Roger [1554]-1558
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, John Hever, Edmund Clerk and John Gale 26 Aug. 1554 (CPR 1554-5, p. 203); succ. Gale by 5 Dec. 1554 (ibid. pp. 147-8). D. by 14 Oct. 1558 (CPR 1557-8, p. 427).
  • Milles, Francis [1598]-1618
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, Thomas Kerry, Richard Oseley, Hugh Alington (in possession), Thomas Clerk and William Packer (in reversion) 20 Oct. 1586 (C 66/1271); succ. Edmund Clerk, Richard Oseley or (?) William Packer by 29 June 1598 (C 66/1486, gt. to Edward Reynolds). D. in office 6 Sept. 1618 (HMC Downshire, vi, 1087).
  • Milles, James 1623-1638
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Sir Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession), Edward Reynolds, Simon Willis, Edward Anthony, Edmund Clerk, John Packer and Thomas Packer (in reversion) 5 May 1606 (C 66/1698); succ. 18 Dec. 1623 (d. of Reynolds); adm. 19 Dec. 1623 (PSO 5/4). Last recorded month of waiting June 1638 (PSO 5/7). Vac. by 24 Sept. 1638 (C 66/2822, gt. to Robert Dixon).
  • Montagu, Edward (created Earl of Sandwich 12 July 1660) 1660-1672
    Gt. in reversion 14 Apr. 1637 (C 66/2795); possession of office acknowledged 7 July 1660 (C 66/2946, gt. to Francis Slingsby); adm. 23 July 1660 (PSO 5/8). D. 28 May 1672.
  • Moore, Robert 1724-1731
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Gosling, George Sawyer, Robert Tothill and John Sargent 11 Apr. 1724 (C 66/3555); succ. on d. of Sawyer; adm. 21 May 1724 (PSO 5/18). Surr. 26 Feb. 1731 (C 66/3583, recited in gt. to John Caulfield).
  • Oseley, Richard [1568]-[1586]
    Gt. in reversion after unnamed persons 17 Feb. 1555 (CPR 1554-5, pp. 222-3); succ. Richard Turner, John Hever or Roger Melley by 29 May 1568 (CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594)). Vac. 20 Oct. 1586/29 June 1598 (C 66/1271, gt. to Francis Milles; C 66/1 486, gt. to Edward Reynolds).
  • Packer, John 1618-[1644]
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Sir Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession), Edward Anthony, Simon Willis and Edmund Clerk (in reversion) 16 July 1604 (C 66/1658); succ. Francis Milles 6 Sept. 1618 (HMC Downshire, vi, 1087) . Last recorded month of waiting May 1642 (PSO 5/7). Suspended from waiting by 13 Nov. 1643 (ibid.). Last occ. 10 Jan. 1644 (Docquets, p. 373). D. 9 Feb. 1649 (House of Lords Record Office, Braye MS 96 pp. 472-8).
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  • Packer, Thomas 1618-1638
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Sir Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession), Edward Reynolds, Simon Willis, Edward Anthony, Edmund Clerk and John Packer (in reversion) 19 Aug. 1605 (C 66/1665); succ. Edward Anthony by 1 Dec. 1618 (HMC Downshire, vi, 1288, 1295). Last recorded month of waiting July 1638 (PSO 5/7). Vac. by 24 Sept. 1638 (C 66/2822, gt. to Robert Dixon).
  • [Packer, William
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, Thomas Kerry, Richard Oseley, Hugh Alington (in possession) and Thomas Clerk (in reversion) 8 Feb. 1577 (CPR 1575-8, p. 372(1551)); possibly succ. Thomas Clerk. Vac. 20 Oct. 1586/29 June 1598 (C 66/1271, gt. to Francis Milles; C 66/1486, gt. to Edward Reynolds).]
  • Piers, Sir George, 3rd Bart. 1696-1720
    App. 11 Dec. 1696 in place of Sir Charles Bickerstaffe (C 66/3382); adm. 21 Dec. 1696 (PSO 5/15). D. 7 May 1720.
  • Potenger, Richard 1763-1794
    App. 2 Mar. 1763 in place of Thomas Ratcliffe (C 66/3689); adm. 6 Apr. 1763 (PSO/23). D. 15 Jan. 1794 (GM (1794), lxiv(1), 181).
  • Ratcliffe, Thomas 1727-1763
    App. 28 Apr. 1727 in place of Thomas Gosling (C 66/3565); adm. 2 May 1727 (PSO 5/19). D. 19 Jan. 1763 (GM (1763), xxxiii, 46).
  • Reynardson, Jacob 1776-1811
    App. 14 May 1776 in place of William Fleming (C 66/3759); adm. 15 July 1776 (PSO 5/25). D. 11 Oct. 1811 (GM (1811), lxxxi(2), 488).
  • Reynolds, Edward 1607-1623
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Thomas Clerk and Francis Milles 29 June 1598 (C 66/1486); succ. Kerry by June 1607 (PSO 5/2). D. 18 Dec. 1623 (E. Hatton, New View of London (1708), i, 332).
  • Richards, John 1673-1688
    Gt. in reversion after Hartgill Baron, Sir Charles Bickerstaffe, John Matthews and Thomas Watkins 31 July 1672 (C 66/3136); succ. Dec. 1673 (d. of Baron); adm. 10 Dec. 1673 (PSO 5/11). D. by 15 Mar. 1688 (Prob 11/390 f. 39; PSO 5/14, adm. of John Baron).
  • Sandwich, Edward (Montagu) 1st Earl of see Montagu, Edward
  • Sargent, John 1720-1736
    App. 4 June 1720 in place of Henry Ludlow (C 66/3538); adm. 7 June 1720 (PSO 5/18). Surr. 27 Jan. 1736 (C 66/3595, recited in gt. to Thomas Wilson).
  • Sawyer, George 1698-1724
    App. 15 Dec. 1698 in place of John Baron (C 66/3398); adm. 16 Dec. 1698 (PSO 5/16). D. by 21 May 1724 (PSO 5/18, adm. of Robert Moore.
  • Smithsby, Thomas 1655-[?]
    App. 9 July 1655 (C 66/2913). No further occ.
  • Stillingfleet, John 1755-1758
    App. 7 Mar. 1755 in place of John Caulfield (C 66/3647). D. by 31 July 1758 (C 66/3662, recited in gt. to Richard Grenville).
  • Tothill, Robert 1720-1753
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Gosling, Sir George Piers, George Sawyer and Henry Ludlow 11 Dec. 1718 (C 66/3529); succ. 7 May 1720 (d. of Piers); adm. 18 May 1720 (PSO 5/18). D. 13 Feb. 1753 (GM (1753), xxiii, 100).
  • Turner, Richard [1537]-[1554]
    First occ. 9 Apr. 1537 (LP, xii(1), 1103(15)). Vac. 5 Dec. 1554/29 May 1568 (CPR 1554-5, pp. 147-8); CPR 1566-9, p. 277(1594)).
  • Watkins, Thomas 1643-[1646]
    Gt. in reversion after John Packer, Thomas Packer, James Milles, John Chapman (in possession), William Lane, John Castle, William Hawkins and William Watkins (in reversion) 10 May 1633 (C 66/2631); took oath with William Watkins 23 Nov. 1643 to act in pla ce of John Packer and William Hawkins (PSO 5/7). Months of waiting recorded Feb. 1644-June 1646 (ibid.).
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  • Watkins, Thomas 1672-1699
    Gt. in reversion after Edward Earl of Sandwich, Hartgill Baron, Sir Charles Bickerstaffe and John Matthews 25 Nov. 1671 (C 66/3131); succ. 28 May 1672 (d. of Sandwich); adm. 11 June 1672 (PSO 5/11). Surr. by 4 Apr. 1699 (C 66/3408, recited in gt. to Henry Ludlow).
  • Watkins, William 1643-[1646]; 1660-1662
    Gt. in reversion after Edmund Clerk, John Packer, Thomas Packer, James Milles (in possession), John Chapman, William Lane, John Castle and William Hawkins (in reversion) 31 Dec. 1628 (C 66/2477); took oath 13 Nov. 1643 with Thomas Watkins to act in place of John Packer and William Hawkins (PSO 5/7). Months of waiting recorded Jan. 1644-May 1646 (ibid.). Possession of office acknowledged 7 July 1660 (C 66/2946, gt. to Francis Slingsby). D. by 9 May 1662 (Diary of Samuel Pepys, ed. R. Latham a nd W. Matthews (1970-83), ii, 80).
  • Whitehead, Richard 1655-[?]
    App. 16 June 1655 (C 66/2913). No further occ.
  • Wilson, Thomas 1736-1754
    App. 16 Feb. 1736 in place of John Sargent (C 66/3595); adm. 18 Mar. 1736 (PSO 5/20). D. by 2 Apr. 1754 (C 66/3642, recited in gt. to Robert Barbor).

Unsuccessful Reversioners

  • Brighouse, Michael
    Gt. in reversion after Hartgill Baron, Sir Charles Bickerstaffe, John Matthews, Thomas Watkins (in possession) and John Richards (in reversion) 8 Nov. 1672 (C 66/3142). D. 17 Mar. 1686/4 Feb. 1688 (Prob 11/390 f. 12).
  • Clerk, William
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, Robert Forth, Thomas Jeffrey, John Hever (in possession) and Edmund Clerk (in reversion) 17 Nov. 1542 (LP, xvii, 1154(59)). D. 10 Dec. 1548/27 July 1551 (CPR 1547-8, pp. 80-1; CPR 1550-53, p. 76) .
  • Cowper, William
    Gt. in reversion after Richard Turner, Robert Forth, John Hever, Edmund Clerk (in possession) and John Gale (in reversion) 27 July 1551 (CPR 1550-3, p. 76). Vac. by 26 Aug. 1554 (CPR 1554-5, p. 203).
  • Dixon, Robert
    Gt. in reversion after John Packer, John Chapman, William Lane, John Castle (in possession), William Hawkins, William Watkins, Thomas Watkins and Edward Montagu (in reversion) 24 Sept. 1638 (C 66/2822). Vac. by 29 June 1639 (C 66/2860, gt. to George Packe r).
  • Edgman, William
    Gt. in reversion after unnamed persons 21 June 1645 (Docquets, p.408). No further occ.
  • Henn, Henry
    Gt. in reversion after John Packer, John Chapman, John Castle, William Hawkins (in possession), William Watkins, Edward Montagu, Charles Bickerstaffe and John Matthews (in reversion) 10 Jan. 1644 (Docquets, p. 373). Surr. 18 Oct. 1671 (C 75/6 no. 4 3).
  • Packer, George
    Gt. in reversion after John Packer, John Chapman, William Lane, John Castle (in possession), William Hawkins, William Watkins, Thomas Watkins and Edward Montagu (in reversion) 29 June 1639 (C 66/2860). Vac. by 10 Jan. 1644 (Docquets, p. 373).
  • Samwell, Sir Thomas, 2nd Bart.
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Gosling, Sir George Piers, George Sawyer and Henry Ludlow 13 July 1716 (C 66/3515). Surr. 19 Apr. 1718 (C 66/3529, recited in gt. to Robert Tothill).
  • Slingsby, Francis
    Gt. in reversion after John Castle, William Watkins, Edward Montagu, Charles Bickerstaffe (in possession), John Matthews and Henry Henn (in reversion) 7 July 1660 (C 66/2946). No further occ.
  • Snow, Charles
    Gt. in reversion after Sir Charles Bickerstaffe, John Matthews, Thomas Watkins, John Richards (in possession), Michael Brighouse and John Baron (in reversion) 24 Feb. 1675 (C 66/3169). Last occ. 22 July 1677 (C 66/3199, gt. to Robert Williamson).
  • Williamson, Robert
    Gt. in reversion after Sir Charles Bickerstaffe, John Matthews, Thomas Watkins, John Richards (in possession), Michael Brighouse, John Baron and Charles Snow (in reversion) 22 July 1677 (C 66/3199). No further occ.
  • Willis, Simon
    Gt. in reversion after Thomas Kerry, Hugh Alington, Thomas Clerk, Francis Milles (in possession) and Edward Reynolds (in reversion) 4 June 1603 (C 66/1624). D. 5 May 1606/29 Mar. 1617 (C 66/1698, gt. to James Milles; C 66/2195, gt. to John Chapman).

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