John Robartes

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John ROBARTES, 1st Earl of Radnor 1606-85

Biographical Note

Landowner, politician, administrator.

Books

Developed the library at Lanhydrock House, Cornwall with Richard Robartes.

Sources

  • Duffin, Anne. "Robartes, John, first earl of Radnor (1606–1685), politician and army officer." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  • Barker, N. Treasures from the libraries of National T rust country houses, New York, 1999, no 45.
  • Keep, D. Works by Zurich reformers in the library at Lanhydrock, National Trust Yearbook 1976-7, 73-80.
  • Purcell, M. The library at Lanhydrock, The Book Collector 54 (2005), 195-230.