Roger Howman 1640-1705

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Roger HOWMAN 1640-1705

Biographical Note

Son of Roger Howman of Salle, Norfolk, rector there. BA Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 1662, MA 1665, MD 1674. Practised as a physician in Norwich.

Characteristic Markings

Howman used an engraved bookplate, Franks 15569, also used in adapted form by his son and grandson; the extent and disposition of his library is not known.


  • Blatchly, J. Some Suffolk and Norfolk ex-libris, 2000.
  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
  • Venn, J. & J. A. Alumni Cantabrigienses. Cambridge, 1922.