Thomas Neville

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Thomas Neville or Nevile (c.1548–1615) was born in Canterbury and was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA 1569; fellow 1570). He was Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, from 1582 to 1593, Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1593), and Dean of Canterbury (1597). Neville gave thirty of Canterbury's medieval manuscripts to Trinity College.[1]

Neville's bookplate in Trinity College MS B.2.25.
  1. J. B. Mullinger, ‘Neville , Thomas (c.1548–1615)’, rev. Stanford Lehmberg, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 accessed 24 Feb 2016.