Anscel Beaumont 1621-1686
Anscel BEAUMONT 1621-1686
Born at Apsley Guise, Bedfordshire. Admitted at the Middle Temple 1664, and practised as a Lawyer in London and Surrey.
In his will, Beaumont bequeathed "all my presidents manuscripts and all my lawe books in my study at Lyon's Inn " to his son John; there is no mention of any other books. His library was auctioned in London, 21.3.1687, as part of a joint sale with the books of Jeremiah Copping "and others". the sale was a large one, and it is not evident which books came from which source.
None of Beaumont's books have been identified.
- Will of Anscell Beaumont, The National Archives PROB 11/385/410.
- Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues 1676-1800. St Philip, 2010.
- A catalogue of the libraries of Mr. Jer. Copping ... and Anscel Beaumont, [London, 1687], ESTC r9869.