Richard Duckworth 1631?-1706
Richard DUCKWORTH 1631?-1706
Probably born in Bolton, Lancashire, son of John Duckworth. BA New Inn Hall, Oxford 1651, MA 1653, fellow of Brasenose College, BD 1661; he helf several administrative posts at Brasenose before becoming principal of St Alban Hall, Oxford. He probably spent time as a schoolmaster and held several ecclesiastical livings in Oxfordshire and Somerset.
Duckworth's library was auctioned in Oxford 24.3.1707, as part of a joint sale, with the books of Anthony Lybbe; no catalogue survives, but the sale was advertised in the Daily Courant.
- Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues 1676-1800. St Philip, 2010.
- Eisel, John C. "Duckworth, Richard (bap. 1631?, d. 1706), writer on campanology." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.