Edward Hawford d.1581/2

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Edward HAWFORD d.1581/2

Biographical Note

Son of Thomas Hawford of Clipston, Northamptonshire. BA Jesus College 1542/3, fellow, MA 1545, BD 1554, master from 1559 and DD in 1564. Served as proctor from 1552-3, and Vice-Chancellor from 1563-4. It is said that he played a major role in the framing of the University Statutes in 1570.


Hawford's probate inventory includes over 115 books, valued at £30 7s 3d (from a total estate valued at £113 3s 1d). The books are mostly in Latin, with some English. The books were predominantly theological in nature. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.147 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.147/p.347-351.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.