Ralph Gonas d.1551

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Ralph GONAS d.1551

Biographical Note

Known only to have been a student at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge at the time of his death in 1551.


Gonas's probate inventory includes ca.55 books, including "26 old books" unlisted by title, valued at £1 4s 4d (from a total estate valued at £7 14s 3d). The books are mostly in Latin, covering a range of subjects appropriate for university study, including theology, grammar, classics and law. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.56 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.56/p.131-2.