Thomas Coventry d.1711

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Thomas COVENTRY, 2nd Earl of Coventry d.1711

Thomas Coventry's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection)

Biographical Note

Son of Thomas Coventry, 1st Earl of Coventry, politician and landowner. He succeeded to the title on his father's death in 1699. Deputy Lieutenant of Worcestershire 1690, Recorder of Coventry.


Coventry used an engraved armorial bookplate dated 1705, Franks *108; the extent and disposition of his library are not known.


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  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.