Francis Dickins 1681-1755
Francis DICKINS or DICKENS 1681-1755
Of Ripplington, Hampshire. LL.B Trinity Hall, Cambridge 1705, fellow from 1704, MA 1711, LL.D 1714; regius professor of civil law 1714-55. He was admitted at Gray's Inn in 1693.
Dickins used an engraved armorial bookplate, made after 1714 when he became regius professor (Franks 8264). The extent of his library is not known; it would have been inherited, along with the rest of his personal estate, by his niece Eleanor Dickins of Liverpool.
- Will of Francis Dickins, the National Archives PROB 11/816/218.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.