Cotton (Robert)

  • 1570/71–1631
  • scholars, antiquarians, manuscript collectors and owners, Subject:politicians
  • Conington ... Huntingdonshire
Sir Robert Bruce, 1st baronet, of Connington Hall, was an English politician, antiquary and collector of manuscripts, who established the Cotton library.

See also: William CamdenCamden (William)
(d. 1623)
English antiquarian and author, known best for his Britannia.
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Conington [Huntingdonshire]Conington ... Huntingdonshire
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Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
[id. 6,425.] Handley (Stuart), ‘Cotton, Sir Robert Bruce, first baronet (1571–1631)’ direct link
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