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Sir John RISHWORTH M.P. (1607?-1690)
|Father:||Lawrence RISHWORTH ( -1642)|
Individual Events and Attributes
|Birth||1607 (app)||Acklington Park, Northumberland|
|Occupation||Historian and Secretary to Lord Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell|
|Death||12 May 1690 (age 82-83)||Fleet Prison|
|Burial||14 May 1690||St Georges Church, Southwark|
Queens College, Oxford MA 1649. Admitted to Lincolns Inn 1640. Clerk to the House of Commons 1640. MP Berwick 1657, 1660, 1678, 1679, & 1681. Recorder at Berwick. Secretary to General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. Author of "Historical Connections ....". Secretary of State for Civil War. Knight of the Bath.