Edward Cantrell d.1552

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Edward CANTRELL d.1552

Biographical Note

LL.B at Trinity Hall, Cambridge 1544, and subsequently fellow there; at the time of his death, he was registrar to the Bishop of Norwich, and no longer primarily resident in Cambridge.


Cantrell's probate inventory includes ca.40 books, valued at £1 4s 10d (from a total estate valued at over £135). The books are mostly in Latin, with a little French, and include theology, law and other topics. His books seem to have been sold after his death. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.59 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.59/p.135-37.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.