John Reyston d.1551

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John REYSTON d.1551

Biographical Note

BA Cambridge 1506, MA 1509, BS 1516, DD 1520, fellow of Jesus College from ca.1510, master of Jesus College from 1546.


Reyston's (damaged) probate inventory includes ca.50 books, valued at £3 1s 2d (from a total estate valued at just over £24). The listed books are mostly in Latin, and are primarily theological. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.54 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.54/p.128-9.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.