Love was educated at Winchester College and Wadham College, Oxford; M.A., 1636; barrister, Lincoln's Inn, 1636. He was elected M.P. for Winchester in 1645. Love was one of the judges at the trial of Charles I, but did not sign the death warrant. He retained his seat as M.P. for Winchester, in the Rump Parliament of 1659. At the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 he escaped to Switzerland. He died at Vevey in 1682.
- David Plant, the British Civil Wars and Commonwealth website http://www.british-civil-wars.co.uk/biog/index_l.htm
- Sabben-Clare, James. Winchester College. Paul Cave Publications, 1981. p. 6
- Lee, Sidney (1903), Dictionary of National Biography Index and Epitome, p. 794 (also main entry xxxiv 159)
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Lee, Sidney, ed. (1903). "Love, Nicholas". Dictionary of National Biography. Index and Epitome. Cambridge University Press. p. 794.
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