Francis Baber 1600-69

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Francis BABER 1600-69

Biographical Note

Of Somerset. BA Trinity College, Oxford 1620, MA 1622, BCL 1624, DCL 1628. Chancellor of the diocese of Gloucester 1627-69.


Baber gave books to Gloucester Cathedral Library in 1661, including sets of the Corpus juris civilis and Corpus juris canonici, and other law books.


  • Eward, S. No fine but a glass of wine, 1985, p.253.
  • Foster, J. Alumni Oxonienses. Oxford, 1891.