John Hales d.1714

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John HALES d.1714

Bookplate of John Hales (British Museum Franks Collection *237)

Biographical Note

Colonel John Hales is recorded as Governor of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea 1702-14, when he is assumed to have died.


Hales used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 13259/*237); the extent and disposition of his library is not known.