Amy, Sir John
- Brian P. Levack
Amy, Sir John (d. 1621), civil lawyer, was the sixth son of John Amye (d. 1589), yeoman, of Great Abington, Cambridgeshire, and Joan, daughter of Nicholas Smith of Walden, Essex. He matriculated at Clare College, Cambridge, as a pensioner in 1564 and received the degrees of BA in 1568, MA in 1571, and LLD in 1583. He was admitted as an advocate in the ...