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Packer, Williamlocked

(fl. 1644–1662)
  • C. H. Firth
  • , revised by D. N. Farr


Packer, William (fl. 1644–1662), army officer and deputy major-general, entered the parliamentary army early in the civil war, and was a lieutenant in Cromwell's ‘Ironsides’ in 1644. In the spring of that year he was put under arrest by Major-General Crawford for disobedience to orders, although the incident may have arisen from the presbyterian ...

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