Francis Brydges d.1714
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Francis BRYDGES d.1714
Younger son of James Brydges, 8th Baron Chandos, of Wilton Castle, Herefordshire (1642-1714); receiver-general of duties on salt.
Brydges used two engraved armorial bookplate, of different sizes (Franks *195/*223); the extent of his library is not known; in his will, he directed that all his goods be bequeathed to his wife, including his "books, cloathes and lynnen, my coach and chariott, and chaise [etc]".
- Will of Francis Brydges, The National Archives PROB 11/546/150.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- Latcham, P. Herefordshire bookplates. Hereford, 1988. 11.