POTTER, Hugh (1596-1662), of Lincoln's Inn and Petworth, Suss.
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Family and Education
bap. 1 Aug. 1596, 1st s. of Tobias Potter of Iddesleigh, Devon by Susan, da. of Hugh Osborne of Iddesleigh. educ. L. Inn 1615, called 1622. unm.2
Commr. for sewers, Suss. 1630, 1637, assessment, Northumb. Suss, and Yorks. (W. Riding) 1661-d.3
Registrar of Admiralty 1639-44, Sept. 1660-d.
Potter registered the pedigree of his minor Devonshire family with the heralds at their visitation. Three years later, ‘a marvellous honest, civil young man’, he entered the service of the Percy fam