John Wickart d.1722

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John WICKART d.1722

Biographical Note

MA Clare College, Cambridge 1676, DD 1693. He became chaplain in ordinary to the King in 1684, canon of Windsor in the same year, and dean of Winchester in 1693. He married Susanna, daughter of Sir John Colladon.


In his will Wickart makes one reference to his library: 'any books of mine French or English that my niece Mrs Anne Colladon is pleased to accept of my will is that they shoulld be given to her'. His remaining books were sold by retail sale in London from 2 December 1723. Advertisements in the Daily Courant described his library as 'consisting of several choice and valuable Books, in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, and English, relating to History, Divinity, Critical Learning, wise Literature, Philosophy, Mathematicks, Voyages, Poetry, &c'.