Edward Moore d.1539

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Edward MOORE d.1539

Biographical Note

Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge 1529, BA 1529, MA 1532, licensed to study abroad in 1537.


Moore's probate inventory includes 111 titles, in 112 volumes, valued at £6 2s 11d (from a total estate valued at ca.£13 8s). He bequeathed four of his best books to John Walles and John Crosyer; the rest of his goods were left to his father. The books include numerous Greek and Hebrew ones, alongside Latin, with a mixture of theology, classics, philosophy, geography and other subjects. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.5 (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.5/pp.12-15.