Richard Fuller 1685-1726

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Richard FULLER 1685-1726

Biographical Note

Born at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, son of Samuel Fuller, merchant. LL.B Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 1704, fellow there from 1704, LL.D 1709. He was admitted at Gray's Inn in 1702 and became Admiralty Advocate in 1715, serving in that post until his death.


Fuller's library was sold by retail sale in London, along with the books of John Keill, beginning 21 November 1727. The extent of his library is not known and he left no will (administration of his estate was granted at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury in 1727).


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