Reade [Read], Thomas (1606/7–1669), royalist army officer and civil lawyer, was born at Linkenholt, Hampshire, the second son of Robert Reade (d. 1626?) and his second wife, Mildred (d. 1630/31), sister of Sir Francis Windebank, Charles I's secretary of state from 1632 to 1640. ...
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Soone, William (fl. 1545–c. 1575), civil lawyer and map maker, was of unknown parentage. He graduated BA at Cambridge in 1545 and proceeded MA in 1549. He became a doctor of canon and civil law, probably at a university on the continent. The bursar's accounts at ...