Henry Cornwall 1644/5-1700

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Henry CORNWALL or CORNWELL 1644/5-1700

Biographical Note

Born at Chelsea, son of Henry Cornwall. BA Christ's College, Cambridge 1663, MA 1666, LL.D 1676. Rector of Clapton, Northamptonshire, of Molesworth 1694.


Cornwall's library was auctioned in Cambridge, 22.4.1700. The sale catalogue contains 1119 lots, divided between Latin theology (227 lots), Latin miscellaneous (321), English divinity (253, English miscellaneous (244), French books (14), and 60 lots of "pamphlets, tracts and sermons in bundles".

Characteristic Markings

None of Cornwall's books have been identified.


  • Biblotheca Cornwalliana, [Cambridge], 1700, ESTC r225018.
  • Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.