George Allsope d.1561

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George ALLSOPE or ALSOP or HAWSOPP d.1561

Biographical Note

BA St John's College, Cambridge 1551, fellow of Queens' College 1551; curate of St Giles, Cambridge.


Allsope's probate inventory includes ca.100 books, valued at £4 3s 4d (from a total estate valued at £12 6s 7d). The books are mostly in Latin, with some Greek and English, with a mixture of theology, philosophy, classics, medicine and other topics. He also had some alchemical equipment. The full inventory is edited as Leedham-Green no.113 (see full citation below).


  • Leedham-Green, E. S., Books in Cambridge inventories, Cambridge, 1986, no.113/p.264-7.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.