Richard Amherst 1600-1664

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Richard AMHERST 1600-1664

Armorial stamp of Richard Amherst (British Armorial Bindings)

Biographical Note

Of Bayhall, Kent, Amherst was the eldest son of Richard Amherst. In 1627 he married Dorothy, daughter of John Cradock of Luddesdowne. The pair had a son, William, 1641/2-1663 and a daughter, Dorothy.


Books with his armorial stamp survive. The stamp seems also to have been used by William.