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 **Robert Prior** (1576-1644).((Teddy Fennelly, //Thomas Prior. His Life, Times and Legacy//, Ireland: Arderin Publishing, 2001, p.81.)) His will showed that he lived in Ely and also owned land in Cambridge. This property was presumably based on the original holding obtained by Richard Priour (above) almost a century previously. Robert Prior had his will proved [our equivalent of probate] at Oxford on 11 April 1644.((Burkes //Landed Gentry//, entry for Prior of Netherfield)) In the entry TLM-P prepared for Burke's //Colonial Gentry//, Robert Prior was said to have left an widow, daughter and son Thomas.((Burke's //Colonial Gentry//, p.51. Neither women were identified by name.))\\  **Robert Prior** (1576-1644).((Teddy Fennelly, //Thomas Prior. His Life, Times and Legacy//, Ireland: Arderin Publishing, 2001, p.81.)) His will showed that he lived in Ely and also owned land in Cambridge. This property was presumably based on the original holding obtained by Richard Priour (above) almost a century previously. Robert Prior had his will proved [our equivalent of probate] at Oxford on 11 April 1644.((Burkes //Landed Gentry//, entry for Prior of Netherfield)) In the entry TLM-P prepared for Burke's //Colonial Gentry//, Robert Prior was said to have left an widow, daughter and son Thomas.((Burke's //Colonial Gentry//, p.51. Neither women were identified by name.))\\ 
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-The Archivist of St John's College Cambridge (Dr Lynsey Darby) provided more detail to Patrick Prior in an email 29/6/2021:+The Archivist of St John's College Cambridge (Dr Lynsey Darby) provided more detail to descendant Patrick Prior in an email 29/6/2021:
  
 //I’ve made a list (attached) of all the 17th-century entries for Prior recorded in the College lease books and Robert Prior first rented property from St John’s in 1627. He leased a tenement or house called Moorehouse / Morehouse, otherwise the Green Dragon (the name it’s referred to by in the annual accounts), so presumably a pub. Also the buildings adjoining the Green Dragon. Thomas took over the lease and it looks like he left Cambridge in 1651 and returned in 1675, [when he was] now described as ‘of Rathdowney’ and a gentleman. //I’ve made a list (attached) of all the 17th-century entries for Prior recorded in the College lease books and Robert Prior first rented property from St John’s in 1627. He leased a tenement or house called Moorehouse / Morehouse, otherwise the Green Dragon (the name it’s referred to by in the annual accounts), so presumably a pub. Also the buildings adjoining the Green Dragon. Thomas took over the lease and it looks like he left Cambridge in 1651 and returned in 1675, [when he was] now described as ‘of Rathdowney’ and a gentleman.
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