William Gulston 1636-1684
William GULSTON or GOLDSTON 1636-1684
Son of Nathaniel Gulston of Wymondham, Leicestershire. BA St John's College, Cambridge 1658, MA 1661, DD 1679. Prebendary of Chichester 1666, rector of Simondsbury, Dorset 1670, chaplain to the Duchess of Somerset. Bishop of Bristol 1679.
In his will, Gulston bequeathed "my library and study of bookes and all my household goods at Symondsbury" to his son Seamer. His library was auctioned in London, 3.4.1689 (ca.2400 lots).
- Will of William Gulston, The National Archives PROB 11/385/320.
- Beadle, R., Medieval English manuscripts at auction, 1676-c.1700, The Book Collector 53 (2004), 46-63.
- Bibliotheca Gulstoniana, [London, 1689], ESTC r177736.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.