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About John RYVES

Heir to his grandfather and grandmother was 20 years of age on 24 June 1556 and had a fortune of 20,000 pounds/year, a enormous sum for the time and a considerable part of which was laid out in Dorset. He was the first in the family to matriculate at Oxford University where he entered Crpus Christi College in 1547, obtaining a BA in 1551 and was made a fellow in 1554. He received the degree of MA in 1555. He then passed the Middle Temple of the Inns of Court for the study of law (admitted in January 1555).

In 1560 he purchased the manor of Compton from the Queen (previously belonging to the monastery of Miton for 450 pounds.

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John RYVES's Timeline

1536
June 15, 1536
Damory Court, Blandford, Dorset, England
1556
1556
Age 19
Damory Court, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England
1557
June 4, 1557
Age 20
1559
1559
Age 22
1561
1561
Age 24
1564
1564
Age 27
1566
1566
Age 29
1568
1568
Age 31
1570
1570
Age 33
1572
1572
Age 35