Series 1 - Collyweston

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GB 1859 SJLM/2/1




  • 1500-1509 (Creation)

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3 items, paper

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Henry Hornby was secretary, dean of chapel and chancellor to Lady Margaret Beaufort, and a key figure in the foundation of St. John's College, Cambridge. After graduating D.D. in 1495, Hornby was appointed Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. He became Master of Peterhouse in 1509. Other notable appointments include Rector of Burton Bradstock, Dorset (1495-1517); Prebendary of Southwell (1496-1518); Prebendary of Lincoln (1501-1518), Dean of Wimborne, Dorset; and Rector of Orwell (1508-1518).

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Yeoman of the wardrobe, 1498-1509.

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Inventories of items at Collyweston, Northamptonshire

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