A 14th-century MS. Book of Prayers in the Francis Douce collection in the Bodleian library at Oxford contains a drawing in which two persons are shown, but they bowl to no mark.
As an orator Charles Lucas appears to have had little power, and he made no mark in the House of Commons.
"Rare," said Mr Gladstone, "is the privilege of any man who, having fourteen years ago rendered to his country one signal service, now again, within the same brief span of life, decorated neither by land nor title, bearing no mark to distinguish him from the people he loves, has been permitted to perform another great and memorable service to his sovereign and his country."
He made no mark in the chamber and retired in 1799.
Martin sat in the assemblee nationale as deputy for Aisne in 1871, and was elected life senator in 1878, but he left no mark as a politician.