- J. M. Rigg
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Phesant, Peter (1584–1649), judge, was the eldest son of Peter Phesant, barrister, of Barkworth, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Vincent Fulnetby. Admitted to Gray's Inn on 26 October 1602, he was called to the bar in 1608. About the following year he married ...