Wake Sir Isaac 1580-1632 Born At Hartwell Northamptonshire

England. Educated at Oxford. Entered the diplomatic service, and in 1609

secretary to the British minister at Venice; British representative at

the court of Savoy, 1615-1630. During these years sent on several

diplomatic missions: in 1617 to arrange an alliance between Savoy and

the Swiss states; in 1626 to Berne and Zurich on behalf of the Grisons;

and in 1627 to mediate between the king of Denmark and the duke of

Savoy. Ambassador to the French court, 1630-1632. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) English

ambassador at Paris, 215, 220; commissioner to settle dispute between

Kirke and De Caen, 218. =Bib.=: Dict. Nat. Biog.