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Cotton, Robert (Bruce).
Matric. pens. from JESUS, Michs.
1581. Of Conington, Hunts. S. and h. of Thomas. B. Jan. 22,
1570-1. School, Westminster. B.A. 1585-6. Knighted, 1603.
Created Bart., 1611. M.P. for Newtown, Isle of Wight, 1601;
for Co. Huntingdon, 1604; for Old Sarum, 1624; for Thetford,
1625; and for Castle Rising, 1628. Distinguished antiquary-Collector
of the 'Cottonian Library.' Died May 6, 1631.
Buried at Conington. Admon. P.C.C. Father of Thomas
(1611). ( D.N.B.; G.E.C., I. 45.)
Robert (Bruce) COTTON
Approx. lifespan: 1570–1631
Matric. pens. from Jesus College 1581:10MT:
Of Conington, Huntingdonshire ,
s. and h. of Thomas COTTON
b. 1570/1:01:22
Sch: Westminster
B.A. 1585/6
Knighted 1603
Created Bart. 1611
M.P. for Newtown, Isle of Wight , 1601 ; for Huntingdonshire , 1604 ; for Old Sarum, [Wiltshire], 1624 ; for Thetford, [Norfolk], 1625 ; and for Castle Rising, [Norfolk], 1628
Distinguished antiquary.
Collector of the 'Cottonian Library.'
Died 1631:05:06
buried at Conington, [Huntingdonshire],
Admon. P.C.C.
father of Thomas COTTON (1611)
( D.N.B.; G.E.C. I. 45)
[app:]Bust 1757 by Roubiliac, and portrait at Trinity College Portrait engraving by Vertue: CAS : C.24[:app]
[app:](Atkinson 454, 453)[:app]