Nathaniel Barnardiston 1672-1712
Sir Nathaniel BARNARDISTON, 4th baronet, 1672-1712
Of Brightwell. Member of a prominent Suffolk family including Sir Thomas Barnardiston, 3rd bart, (1674-1700), Ann Barnardiston (d.1701]]), and Sir Samuel Barnardiston, 1st bart, (1620-1707) who were variously merchants and MPs. Nathaniel, the fourth baronet, succeeded his brother Sir Peletiah in 1712, but died the same year, when the baronetcy became extinct; he was one of the Six Clerks in Chancery.
Like other members of the family, Nathaniel used a dated engraved armorial bookplate (Franks *368). The extent and disposition of his library is not known.
- Blatchly, J. Some Suffolk and Norfolk ex-libris, 2000. 9.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
- Greaves, Richard L. "Barnardiston, Sir Nathaniel (1588–1653), politician and ecclesiastical patron." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.