in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History. 1417 words.
Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage, was born in St Sepulchre, London, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Monson, first baronet (1563/4–1641),...