Richard Dekynson d.1551

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Richard DEKYNSON or DICKINSON d.1551

Biographical Note

BA Queens' College, Cambridge 1542, and fellow there in the same year; BD, and prebendary of Lichfield 1549.


Dekynson's probate inventory includes ca.40 books, valued at £3 16s 4d (from a total estate valued at £10 9s). The books are mostly in Latin, with some Greek, and include titles on theology and grammar. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.55 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.55/p.130-1.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.