William Gibson d.1613
William GIBSON d.1613
Of Norfolk; BA Peterhouse, Cambridge 1603, fellow 1605, MA 1606. He appears to have remained in Cambridge, at Peterhouse, until his death.
Gibson's probate inventory includes a list of ca.85 volumes of books (transcribed in BCI 190, see below), valued at £2 13s, from a total estate valued at £14 11s 2d. The books include a high proportion of classical literature, as well as a number of standard theological texts, a few medical books, an emblem book (Alciati) and a copy of Sidney's Apologie for poetrie. There were also "3 mapps".
None of Gibson's books have been identified.
- Leedham-Green, E. S. Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, vol.1, p.567-9.
- Walker, T. A Biographical register of Peterhouse men ... part II, Cambridge, 1930, p.195.