- William Bates was born in 1625 in London.
Bates’s signs of ownership an annotations. Certain of these books bear signs of ownership. The name of Bates occurs in a few of the It books, but never in Sp books. 2039.D.2: on parchment cover: ‘So correo di Dr Bates’ [‘I am Dr Bates’s courier’].
Various of the books in various languages have annotations by Bates. His handwriting is small, neat, and typified by his Greek e.
- Sara Byfield
- Patrick Forbes (1564 - 1635) Bishop of Aberdeen?
á¼€φρÎ®τωρ á¼€θÎμιστος á¼€νÎστιÏŒς á¼στιν á¼κεá¿–νος
á½ƒς πολÎμου á¼”ραται á¼πιδημÎ¯ου á½€κρυÏŒεντος.
[aphrÄ“tÅr athemistos anestios estin ekeinos
hos polemou eratai epidÄ“miou okruoentos]
Clanless, lawless, hearthless is he who loves horrid civil war.
- Thomas Mannington
Oxford, Magdalen Hall.
Vicar at Bodiam.
- George Thomason
- Daniel Williams (c1641 - 1716)
- Elizabeth Williams (c.1636 - 1698 )