John Humphrey d.1679
John HUMPHREY or HUMPHRY d.1679
Of Northamptonshire. BA Jesus College, Cambridge 1638, MA 1641. Vicar of Rothwell, Northamptonshire 1663.
Humphrey's library was auctioned in London, 4.12.1682, “cum aliiis eruditorum virorum libris”. The sale included 70 medieval manuscripts; it is not clear from the large catalogue which books were Humphrey's, and which belonged to the other unidentified learned men.
- Catalogus librorum bibliothecae Joannis Humphry, London, 1682, ESTC r218045.
- Alston, R., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
- Beadle, R., Medieval English manuscripts at auction, 1676-c.1700, The Book Collector 53 (2004), 46-63.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.