Anscel Beaumont 1621-1686

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Anscel BEAUMONT 1621-1686

Biographical Note

Born at Apsley Guise, Bedfordshire. Admitted at the Middle Temple 1664, and practised as a Lawyer in London and Surrey.


In his will, Beaumont bequeathed "all my presidents manuscripts and all my lawe books in my study at Lyon's Inn " to his son John; there is no mention of any other books. His library was auctioned in London, 21.3.1687, as part of a joint sale with the books of Jeremiah Copping "and others". the sale was a large one, and it is not evident which books came from which source.

Characteristic Markings

None of Beaumont's books have been identified.