Lloyd [Floyd], Sir Charles
- Stephen Porter
Lloyd [Floyd], Sir Charles (c. 1602–1661), royalist army officer, was the son of Sergeant-major Brochwel Lloyd of Moel-y-garth, Montgomeryshire, and his wife, Honoria, daughter of Sir Stephen Procter. He served in the Dutch army in the 1630s, where he showed his skill as a map maker and military engineer, and was an ensign by 1632. His abilities as an engineer were such that in April 1639 he was appointed engineer-in-chief and quartermaster-general for life of all fortifications in the ...