Swithin Butterfield 1547-1611
Swithin / Swithune BUTTERFIELD 1547-1611
Of St Boltoph, Cambridge. Gentleman and author of The Principles of the True Christian religion (1590). Read widely and made extensive notes, which he compiled and had bound in six volumes.
Bequeathed ca. 60 books to Pembroke College there, including his own manuscripts compilations, and £10 to buy books.
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