James Rivers d.1705
James RIVERS d.1705
Fourth son of Sir John Rivers, 3rd baronet; he entered military service and fought in the War of the Spanish Succession as a member of Columbine's Regiment of Foot. He was appointed Colonel in 1703 and was killed at the Siege of Barcelona two years later.
Rivers used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks *405); the extent and disposition of his library are not known.