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Height: 16 in (41 cm)
*Thomas Loomes was a fascinating character who led quite a turbulent life. He was apprenticed to John Selwood and became free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1649. He took over the Selwood family’s premises at the Mermaid in Lothbury, ‘near Bartholomew Lane End’ after William Selwood’s death in 1653. In April 1654 Loomes married Mary Fromanteel, the daughter of the great clockmaker Ahasuerus Fromanteel. Both Fromanteel and Loomes were supporters of Oliver Cromwell and Loomes served as a Lieutenant in the Cromwellian army for a time. After the Restoration of Charles II
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