John Perman d.1545

From Book Owners Online

John PERMAN d.1545

Biographical Note

Surgeon in Cambridge, and a member of Corpus Christi College there.


Perman's probate inventory includes 218 titles, in ca.220 volumes, valued at £6 1s 3d (from a total estate valued at ca.£12). The books are mostly in Latin with a little English, covering medicine, theology, classics, and some other topics. The full inventory, which also includes surgical equipment, is edited as Leedham-Green no.22 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.22/pp.49-55.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.