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(1634-7) and Dowgate (1637-42); Sheriff in 1633-4; Lord Mayor in 1641, until discharged by the House of Commons 11 Aug., 1642. He was the first Lord Mayor to receive a baronetcy during his mayoralty, and was one of the Royalist Aldermen who were deprived, impeached, and imprisoned for loyalty to Charles I. His baronetcy failed with him in 1647.

1660, 7 June. Sir John Langham, of Cottes- brooke, co. Northampton. Alderman succes- sively of Portsoken (1642-8) and Bishopsgate (1648), until discharged by the House of Commons in 1649 for refusing to proclaim the abolition of monarchy ; Sheriff 1642-3 ; restored Alderman Sept., 1660, but discharged a few days afterwards at his own request ; knighted 26 May, Baronet 7 June, 1660. Baronetcy continues.

1660, 13 June. Sir Thomas Adarns, of London. Alderman successively of Port- soken (1639-41), Billingsgate (1641-6), Corn- hill (1646), till discharged in 1649 for refusing to proclaim the abolition of monarchy ; Sheriff 1639-40 ; Lord Mayor 1645-6 ; re- stored Alderman of Cornhill 1660, till death in 1668; knighted at Breda, May, 1660. Baronetcy extinct in 1770.

1660, 14 June. Sir Thomas Allen (or Alleyne), of London. Alderman successively of Cheap (1653-60), Aldgate (1660-79), Bridge Out (1679), till superseded in 1683 ; restored 1688, till decease in 1690; Sheriff 1654-5; Lord Mayor 1659-60, being in office at the Restoration ; knighted 29 May, 1660, upon delivering the keys of the City to the king at St. George's-in-the-Fields ; Baronet a few days after. Title extinct in 1730.

1660, 18 June. Sir Thomas Cullum, of Hawsted, Suffolk. Alderman of Cordwainer 1643, till discharged in 1652; Sheriff 1646 7 imprisoned in the Tower in 1647 by order of the House of Commons ; created Baronet for forwarding the Restoration. Baronetcy extinct in 1855.

1^60, 22 June. Sir John Robinson, of London. Alderman successively of Dowgate (1655-8), Cripplegate(1658-63), Tower (1663) till decease in 1680 ; Sheriff 1657-8 ; Lord Mayor 1662-3; knighted 26 May, 1060; Baronet shortly afterwards for zeal in promoting the Restoration. Nephew of Archbishop Laud and sometime Lieutenant of the Tower His baronetcy continues.

1660, 22 July. Sir Richard Browne, of Dibden, Essex. Alderman of Langbourn 1648, till discharged by Parliament in 1649 restored 1662-3 ; Bridge Out 1663-4 ; Sheriff

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his elevation to the civic chair. Had been a distinguished Parliamentary officer and well known in the Civil War as Major-General Browne, but had retired from that party at the king's death; imprisoned for several years by Cromwell ; created Baronet as a reward for his zeal in the cause of the Restoration. ; Title extinct or dormant about 1727.

1661, 18 June. Sir Thomas Viner, of London. Alderman successively of Billingsgate (1646- 1651) and Langbourn (1651), till discharged in 1660; Sheriff 1648-9; Lord Mayor 1653-4 ; knighted by Cromwell when Mayor 8 Feb., 1653/4 ; reknighted by Charles II. 1 Aug., 1660. Baronetcy extinct about 1680.

1661/2, 7 March. Sir Thomas Proby, of Elton, co. Hunts. He was grandson of Sir Peter Proby, who was Lord Mayor in 1622-3 ; Sheriff 1614-5 ; and Alderman successively of Queenhi the (161 4-23) and Broad Street (1623), till his death in 1625. Sir Thomas Proby was M.P. for Amersham 1660-79 and for co. Hunts 1679-81. Baronetcy extinct at his death in 1689.

1664, 31 Aug. Sir Thomas Bateman, of How Hall, Norfolk. Son of Robert Bateman, who was Chamberlain of London 1631-40 and M.P. for the City 1621-6. His baronetcy became extinct at his death.

1666, 10 May. Sir Robert Viner, of London. Alderman of Broad Street 1666-79 and Lang- bourn 1669, till discharged in 1686; Sheriff 1666-7 ; Lord Mayor 1674-5 ; knighted 24 June, 1665, and created a Baronet shortly before his election as Sheriff. His dignity expired with him in 1688.

1678, 18 July. Sir Josiah Child, of London and of Wanstead, Essex. A London merchant and Governor of the E.I. Co. Baronetcy merged in earldom of Tylney 1731 ; extinct 1784.

1684, 16 Sept. Sir Robert Dash wood, of Northbrooke, Oxon. Son of George Dash- wood, of Hackney (who had a warrant for a baronetcy, but never took out the patent), and nephew of Sir Samuel Dashwood, Knight, who was Alderman successively of Cheap (1683-7) and Aldgate (1688-1705); Sheriff 1683-4; and Lord Mayor in 1702-3. Baro- netcy continues.

1688, 21 July. Sir Henry Ashhurst, of Waterstock, Oxon. Alderman of Vintry 1688- 1689: son of Henry Ashhurst, merchant of London, and brother to Sir William Ash- hurst, who was Alderman successively of Bread Street (1687-8) and Billingsgate (1688- 1720); Sheriff 1691-2; and Lord Mayor in 1693-4. Baronetcy extinct 1732.

W. D. PINK. (To be continued.)