Jacob Challoner ca.1599-1627

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Jacob CHALLONER or CHALONER ca.1599-1627

Biographical Note

Son of Richard Challoner, of Sussex. Educated at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he matriculated in 1617 and graduated B.A. 1619/20, M.A. 1623. Challoner was subsequently ordained as a deacon and priest in London before his death c.1627.


Challoner donated a collection of roughly 20 books to the library at Magdalene College, Cambridge, the details of which are recorded in a listed entry included in a seventeenth-century register (MS. F.4.33).


  • Magdalene College, Cambridge, MS F.4.33, F.9v.
  • Venn, J. & J. A. Alumni Cantabrigienses. Cambridge, 1922.