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date: 01 June 2020

Smith, Thomaslocked

(d. 1658)
  • Roy McCaughey

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Smith, Thomas (d. 1658), shipowner and naval official, was from an obscure but armigerous family. He rose to prominence as secretary to Algernon Percy, tenth earl of Northumberland, lord high admiral from 1638 to 1662. An energetic official, with good contacts at court, ...

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Journals of the House of Commons
British Library, London
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