Henry Crosse d.1566

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Henry CROSSE or CROSS d.1566

Biographical Note

All that is known of Crosse is that he matriculated from Peterhouse, Cambridge in 1561; he seems not to have graduated.


Crosse's probate inventory includes ca.40 books, valued at £1 2s (from a total estate valued at £3 3s 6d). The books are mostly in Latin, with some English, with a mixture of theology, philosophy, classics, grammar and other topics. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.122 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.122/p.284-5.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.