John Cheswryght d.1537
John CHESWRYGHT or CHESEWRYGHT d.1537
Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1515, BA 1510, MA 1513, BD 1524, later a member of Corpus Christi College. Incumbent of Baldock, and other livings, and a chaplain to Henry VIII.
Cheswryght's probate inventory includes ca.120 titles, in 129 volumes, valued at £3 7s 3d (from a total estate valued at ca.£6 15s). The books are almost entirely Latin, with a predominance of theology alongside some classics, philosophy, and other subjects. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.2 (see full citation below).
- Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.2/pp.3-6.
- Smith, M. H., Some humanist libraries in early Tudor Cambridge, Sixteenth Century Journal 1 (1974), 15-34.