John Maltby

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Biographical Note

Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge 1539, BA 1539, MA 1541.


Maltby's probate inventory includes 89 titles, in 90 volumes, valued at £2 9s 9d (from a total estate valued at £7 9s 8d). The books are mostly Latin, with a few Greek and Hebrew ones, with a mixture of titles supporting university studies, including theology, classics and philosophy. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.13 (see full citation below).


  • Jones, G. L., The discovery of Hebrew in Tudor England, 1983, appendix III.
  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.13/pp.31-33.