Richard Mynshull 1657/8-1722

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Richard MYNSHULL or MINSHULL 1657/8-1722

Biographical Note

Son of Thomas Mynshull or Minshull and — (Hutchins) of Manchester, Lancashire. Matriculated at Trinity College, Oxford 1674. Admitted to the Inner Temple 1680; called to the bar 1685. Inherited Chorlton Hall from his older brother Thomas.


He used engraved armorial bookplates (‘Ri. Mynshull, of the Inner Temple, Esqr. 1702’): Franks 221468, *351 (another impression), *422 (another impression).

The content of his libray is not established. In his will he left his wife ‘such English Books […] as She pleases’.