Mother: Ms. Tounsen
He was elected to Winchester College at the age of 12 and was admitted in 1649 as "of Tarrant Gunville, Dorset," Kirby recording him further as "Scholar New College, M. A., Fellow 1657-63. Son of John Ryves." Foster gives his record, "cler. fil. New College, subscribed 7 Nov. 1655; B. A., 1659; M. A., 1664; rector of Great Birch, Essex, 1666. See Foster's Index Eccl."