Matthew Dey d.1717

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Matthew DEY or DAY d.1717

Biographical Note

Of Norfolk. BA Trinity College, Cambridge 1661, MA 1664; vicar of Childerley, Cambridgeshire 1665, of Lolworth 1666, rector of Littleport, 1676.


Dey's library was auctioned in King's Lynn, along with the books of Sir Thomas Willis, beginning 10 February 1717.


  • Bibliotheca Willisiana ... being the libraries of the learned Sir Thomas Willis, Knt, and the Revd Mr Dey, lately deceas'd, 1717, ESTC n46619.
  • Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues 1676-1800. St Philip, 2010.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.