John Houstoun d.1717

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Sir John HOUSTOUN of Houstoun, 2nd bart., d. 1717

Houstoun's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection *505)

Biographical Note

Son of Sir Charles Houstoun, the first baronet (d. 1696). He served in the Scottish Parliament and was a supporter of the accession of William and Mary. He opposed the Union of Scotland and England.


Used an engraved bookplate:

Franks *505 Houstoun, Sr. John, of that Ilk, Baronet.

Franks 15464 Houstoun, Sir John, of that Ilk, Baronet. (A smaller plate.) 1711.