John Roysse

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John Roysse
Born 1500 / 1501
Abingdon, Berkshire
Died 1571
Nationality British
Occupation Mercer, benefactor & financier
Known for Benefactor of Abingdon School

John Roysse (1500/01–1571) was an English Mercer and benefactor of Abingdon School in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.


  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, M. St John Parker, ‘Roysse, John (1500/01–1571)’, online edn, first published Oct 2006, doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/95246
  • The Martlet and the Griffen, Thomas Hinde and Michael St John Parker (1997)