John Cawley 1632?-1709

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John CAWLEY 1632?-1709

Biographical Note

Son of William Cawley of Chichester, Member of Parliament and regicide. BA Magdalen College, Oxford 1652, MA 1654, BD 1662, DD 1666. Rector of Bradwell by the Sea 1662, of Henley on Thames 1663, Archdeacon of Lincoln 1667.


Cawley's library was auctioned in Oxford; a catalogue survives only for the second part, comprising English books, which took place 27.5.1712, as part of a joint sale with books of Edward Thwaites.

Characteristic Markings

None of Cawley's books have been identified.


  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
  • Bibliotheca Cawliana & Thwaitesiana ... Part the second, [Oxford, 1712].
  • Foster, J, Alumni Oxonienses, Oxford, 1891.