Richard Gipps 1659-1708

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Sir Richard GIPPS 1659-1708

Biographical Note

Of Great Whelnetham, Suffolk. Matriculated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge in 1675. Admitted to Gray’s Inn and made master of the revels 1682. He authored the Antiquitates Suffolcienses, published in 1894.


Gipps's library was sold by retail sale in London, 13.12.1728.


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