Hippisley-Coxe, Richard (1742 -1786)

Richard Hippisley Coxe, of Ston Easton, in Somerset, was the eldest son of John Hippisley Coxe, of Ston Easton, and Mary, daughter and heir of Stephen Northleigh, of Peamore in Devon, and grandson of John Coxe, of Lee, and Margaret, daughter and heir of Preston Hippisley, of Ston Easton. Richard Hippisley Coxe was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated 19 June 1759, and took his B.A. in 1763. He was elected Member of Parliament for Somerset 1768 1784. He succeeded his father in 1769, but never married, and Ston Easton passed to his younger brother Henry, who was Member of Parliament for Somerset from 1792 1796, when he too died without issue. The crest is that of Hippisley.

Seat / Residence(s): Ston Easton Park, Somerset
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hippisley-Coxe, Richard (1742 - 1786) (Stamp 1) Crest: A horse’s head erased gorged with a collar charged with three mullets pierced
Heraldic Charges: horse's head, Heraldic Charges: mullets (3)
Hippisley-Coxe, Richard (1742 - 1786) (Stamp 2) Heraldic Charges: horse's head