Make that Sir Harbottle Grimston. Grimston was a member of parliament and a critic of Archbishop Laud and his policies.
My discovery of Harbottle Grimston has led me to rethink my position on Grimstone Bowde — it's possible that a Puritan New Englander would honor an anti-Laud MP by naming a som after him.
Hat tip to Conrad Russell, whose tome, The Fall of the British Monarchies, 1637-1642, has been haunting me all week.
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