Richard Clark 1660-1720

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Richard CLARK or CLARKE 1660-1720

Biographical Note

Born at Woodbridge, Suffolk, son of Pooty Clark, tallow chandler. BA St John's College, Cambridge 1680; rector of Stow Mary, Essex 1694.


Clark's library, together with that of "an eminent lawyer", was sold by retail sale in London, beginning 3 August 1721; no catalogue survives, but the sale was advertised in several newspapers.


  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.