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Tobias Rustat (bap. 1608, d. 1694) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1682 Jesus College, Cambridge; photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rustat, Tobias (bap. 1608, d. 1694), courtier and benefactor, was baptized on 17 September 1608 in Barrow-on-Soar, Leicestershire, the last of seven children of the Revd Robert Rustat (1567–1637) and Alice Snoden (d. 1660?), sister of Robert Snoden, bishop of Carlisle. Heraldic evidence suggests the name ...