Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Caius [Kay, Key], Thomaslocked

(c. 1505–1572)
  • Damian R. Leader


Caius [Kay, Key], Thomas (c. 1505–1572), antiquary and college head, was born c.1505, on the evidence of his university career. His family origins are uncertain, although Anthony Wood thought he was born in Lincolnshire of Yorkshire heritage. His family name was Kay or Key...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Oxford Historical Society
A. Wood, , 2 vols. (1691–2); 2nd edn (1721); new edn, ed. P. Bliss, 4 vols. (1813–20); repr. (1967) and (1969)
A. B. Emden, , 3 vols. (1957–9); also (1974)
C. W. Boase & A. Clark, eds., , 5 vols. , OHS, 1, 10–12, 14 (1885–9)
T. H. Aston, ed., , 3: , ed. J. McConica (1986)
Oxford University Archives, Oxford
Bodleian Library, Oxford