James Kaye d.1569

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James KAYE d.1569

Biographical Note

BA Trinity College, Cambridge 1563, fellow there from 1563, MA 1566.


Kaye's probate inventory includes a little over 50 books, valued at £1 1s 9d (from a total estate valued at £14 15s 6d). The books are mostly in Latin, with some Greek and English ones, with a mixture of theology, classics, mathematics and other subjects. He bequeathed most of his estate to be divided amongst his brothers. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.133 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.133/p.309-11.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.