Henry Brereton d.1668

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Henry BRERETON d.1668

Biographical Note

Described at the time of his death as Minister, of Westbury, Wiltshire. His earlier career has not been traced; there was a man of this name who graduated BA from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1617, another who matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford in 1617, aged 17; and another who matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford in 1640, aged 17.


Brerton's probate inventory includes "all the bookes" in the study, which also contained a desk, a small table board with a cloth, and shelves, valued at £10, from a total estate valued at £109 1s.

Characteristic Markings

None of Brereton's books have been identified.


  • Moore, J. S. (ed), Clifton and Westbury probate inventories 1609-1761, Bristol, 1981, 107-9.