John Blumfeilde

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John Blumfeilde or Blumfeild (c. 1565–c. 1622), Scholar of Trinity Hall (1584), LL.B. 1589, Fellow of Trinity Hall (1591-1622). Will proved (V.C.C.) 1622.[1]

Recipient of a book originally owned by Ben Jonson, given by Jonson to William Dakins and by Dakins to Blumfeilde.

Shelfmark W2/A-2-18
Sir Thomas More. Omnia, quae hucusque ad manus nostras peruenerunt, Latina Opera: quorum aliqua nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, ... 1566.
Inscriptions on title page:
Tanquam Explorator [motto of Ben Jonson]
Sum Ben: Jonsonij Liber.
Amicissimo, et eruditissimo viro Guil. Dakensio. Ben. Jonson D.D.D.
Joanni Blumfeild doctiss[im]o & amiciss[im]o dono dedi amoris causa hunc librum. Guilielmus Dakins.
  1. Venn, ACAD Database, ID=BLMD582J