Richard Kynge d.1567

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Richard KYNGE or KING d.1567

Biographical Note

Described in his inventory as an MA and fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge; no other details are known with any certainty.


Kynge's probate inventory includes ca.70 books, valued at £5 14s 8d (from a total estate valued at just over £25). The books are mostly in Latin, with some Greek and Hebrew, with a predominance of theology alongside some philosophy, classics, and other topics. Administration of his estate was granted to his kinsman Robert Kynge, yeoman of Melford, Suffolk. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.125 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.125/p.288-90.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.