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date: 06 May 2021

Lloyd [Floyd], Sir Charleslocked

(c. 1602–1661)
  • Stephen Porter

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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 ...

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Camden Society
Journals of the House of Commons
City of Westminster Archives Centre, London
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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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