Henry Dilcock d.1551

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Henry DILCOCK d.1551

Biographical Note

BA Christ's College, Cambridge 1545, MA and fellow 1547, Dean of the college in 1551. He may have been vicar of Toft, Cambridgeshire, where he was buried.


Dilcock's probate inventory includes ca.50 books, valued at £1 4s 2d (from a total estate valued at just over £14). The books are mostly in Latin, with a little Greek, and include theology, classics, philosophy and other subjects. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.57 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.57/p.132-4.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.