PHILIPS, Richard (c.1640-1720), of Ipswich and Edwardstone, Suff.
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Family and Education
b. c.1640, prob. 1st s. of Richard Philips of Halesworth, Suff. by his w. Lettice. m. (1) lic. 16 Sept. 1667, Anne, da. and coh. of Edward Greene (d. by 1667), merchant, of London; (2) lic. 27 Dec. 1674, Frances, da. of Charles Burrough of Ipswich, 1s. 2da. ?suc. fa. 1669.1
Portman, Ipswich 1685–?d., bailiff 1687–8, 1694–5, 1702–3; sheriff, Suff. 1703–4.2
Philips described himself, at his first marriage, as a grocer. He survived the changes in the Ipswich corporation in the 1680s, being named a portman in Charles II’s charter in 1685 and again in James II’s charter in September 1688. Returned at a b