Robert Bertie 1676-1710
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Robert BERTIE 1677-1710
Fourth son of James Bertie, 1st Earl of Abingdon. Matriculated at New College, Oxford 1693, but did not graduate; entered the Middle Temple 1696, barrister 1700. MP for Westbury 1695-1708, where he was active in voting and counted as a Tory.
Bertie used an engraved armorial bookplate dated 1702 (Franks 2382/*369); the extent of his library is not known. In his brief will, he left "all that I have in the world" to his wife Catherine.
- Will of Robert Bertie, The National Archives PROB 11/518/297.
- Foster, J. Alumni Oxonienses. London, 1888.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- History of Parliament.