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Bayntun, William (d.1785); of the Parish of St Andrews, Holborn; FRAS, of Gray's Inn (admitted 28 May 1746) and Chadlington; see Gentleman's Magazine, 55 (1785), at p. 159, giving date of death as February 1785; J. Foster, The Register of Admissions to Gray's Inn, 1521-1889 (London, 1889); left books to Wadham; bequeathed his fortune to Edwin Sandys, of his wife's family, who adopted his name, baronet 1809; see Clark, Collectors, 8; sale, A Catalogue of the... Library of Books, the Property of William Bayntun Esq., Member of the Antiquarian Society, deceased ... which ... will be sold by auction by Mr. Ansell (London: W. Ansell, 4 June 1787); gilt armorial book stamp: sable, a bend lozengy, argent, impaling or, a fess dancetty between three cross crosslets fitchy gules; surmounted by a griffin's head erased, sable. ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Male. Dates: unknown year to 1785. Period: unknown century to 18th century.

2 entries:

  • H-179(1) Horae ad usum Sarum (Salisbury) — [Paris, or rather Rouen]: J[ohann] P[hilippi], for Thielman Kerver and Jean Richard, 1497. 8°.
  • S-298(1) Statuta Angliae, Nova Statuta — [London]: Richard Pynson, [second half of 1500-1501]. Folio.

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