Sir Peter Buck
(d.1625)

Knight Bachelor (from 1603)

Died aged unknown

Sir Peter Buck (died 1625) was an English mayor and naval official. In the 1590s, Eastgate House, a Grade I listed Elizabethan townhouse in Rochester, Kent, was built for Buck. He was Mayor of Rochester and Clerk of the Cheque at Chatham Dockyard. Buck was knighted by James I in 1603. He also served as Secretary to Algernon Percy, Earl of Northumberland and Lord High Admiral. Buck died in 1625 and was survived by his wife Frances, the only daughter of William Knight, and daughter Margaret. He was referred to as "The Worshipful Sir Peter".

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Eastgate House Built by the Right Worshipful Sir Peter Buck 1590-1. "Westgate House" "Pickwick Papers". "The Nun's House" "Edwin Drood".

High Street, Rochester, United Kingdom where they built