Digby, Everard (1550 -1590)

Everard Digby was admitted a sizar of St John's College, Cambridge 2 October 1567, and a Scholar in 1570. He took his B.A. in 1571, his M.A. in 1574 and his B.D. in 1581. He became a Lady Margaret Fellow in 1573, principal lecturer in 1584, and Senior Fellow in 1585. In 1587 he was deprived of his Fellowship for arrears with the College Steward and eccentric behaviour. He wrote the first book on swimming De arte natandi libri duo (London, 1587), and several works of philosophy.

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Digby, Everard (1550-1590)  (Stamp 1) Title: Digby, Everard (1550 - 1590) (Stamp 1)
Arms: A fleur-de-lys
Motto: Floreat unitas
Dimensions (height x width): 66mm x 45mm
Heraldic Charges: fleur-de-lys