Wednesday 15 January 2014

Garnons Library - Cotterell impaling Gordon-Lennnox

Garnons Library - Cotterell impaling Gordon-Lennnox

Garnons Library.

Seal Armorial Bookplate with arms of Cotterell impaling Gordon-Lennnox. Not in Franks.

Given the impalement but absence of hand of Ulster, this bookplate presumably dates between marriage in 1896 and succession as 4th Bart in 1900.

Sir John Richard Geers Cotterell, 4th Bart. was born on 13 July 1866,  the son of Sir Geers Henry Cotterell, 3rd Bart. of Garnons, Herefordshire (d.1900) and Hon. Katherine Margaret Airey. He m.1896 Lady Evelyn Amy dau of Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 7th Duke of Richmond and Amy Mary Ricardo. He died on 13 November 1937 at age 71.  Captain in the 1st Life Guards, High Sheriff of Herefordshire, and Lord-Lieutenant of Herefordshire in 1904.

Dimensions of paper: 80mm diameter.

Condition: Good.

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