Edward Raven d.1558

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Edward RAVEN d.1558

Biographical Note

BA St John's College, Cambridge 1547, MA 1549, fellow there from 1551, licensed to practise medicine in 1557.


Raven's probate inventory includes ca.235 books, valued at £11 1s 8d (from a total estate valued at just under £50). The books are mostly in Latin, with some Greek and English, and cover a range of subjects including theology, medicine, philosophy, classics, and other topics; he also had some maps. He bequeathed a number of specific books to academic colleagues. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.97 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.97/p.209-15.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.