Robert Bertie 1630-1701

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Robert BERTIE, 3rd Earl of Lindsey 1630-1701

Armorial stamp of Robert Bertie (British Armorial Bindings)

Biographical Note

Son of Montagu Bertie, 2nd Earl of Lindsey, from whom he inherited the title and family estates in 1666. His education included a European tour including France and Italy, 1647-52. He was MP for Boston, Lincolnshire, 1661-66, and held a variety of court and local administrative posts, including Lord Great Chamberlain, and recorder of Lincoln, Stamford and Boston.


A number of books with an armorial stamp attributed to him, showing the Bertie crest with an earl's coronet. The extent and disposition of his library is not known.