John Johnson d.1541

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John JOHNSON d.1541

Biographical Note

Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, with academic legal qualifications (there is uncertainty as to whether he was a canon or civil lawyer).


Johnson's probate inventory includes 82 titles, in 131 volumes, valued at £9 12s 3d (from a total estate valued at ca.£70 4s). The books are almost entirely Latin, with a few Greek ones, with a predominance of law and theology alongside some other subjects. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.9 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.9/pp.20-22.