William Smyth ca.1550-1626

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Sir William SMYTH ca.1550-1626

The Smyth armorial stamp (British Armorial Bindings)

Biographical Note

Of Hill Hall, Essex.


A number of books with an armorial stamp attributed to his son Sir Thomas Smyth, 1st baronet (ca.1602-1668) seem more likely to have belonged originally to Sir William; a family library probably existed at Hill Hall over several generations.