Thomas Layton d.1565?

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Thomas LAYTON or LATON d.1565?

Biographical Note

BA Peterhouse, Cambridge 1559, fellow there from 1559, MA 1562.


An inventory of Layton's goods, which may or may not be a probate inventory, includes ca.95 books, valued at £8 2s (from a total estate valued at just over £10 10s). The books are mostly in Latin, with a mixture of theology, philosophy, classics, law, mathematics and other topics. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.121 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.121/p.282-4.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.