Bickerstaffe, Stuart (1661 -1703)

Stuart Bickerstaffe was the eldest son of Sir Charles Bickerstaffe of Wilderness Parish, Seal in Kent, and Cobham Hall. Educated at Christ Church, Oxford, he matriculated 26 November 1677 aged 16, and entered as a Student of the Inner Temple in 1680. In 1684 he was travelling on the Continent. He did not marry. His library 'Collected by him in his Travels thro' Italy, France and Holland' was sold as the appendix to the Bibliotheca Hookiana (29 April 1703 et seq.) and included many Italian and Spanish books.

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Bickerstaffe, Stuart (1661-1703)  (Stamp 1) Title: Bickerstaffe, Stuart (1661 - 1703) (Stamp 1)
Arms: A cross crosslet
Crest: A bear's gamb couped transfixed by a spear
Dimensions (height x width): 36mm x 21mm
Heraldic Charges: bear's foot, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslet, Heraldic Charges: spear