History of the College of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Volume 1

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University Press, 1869

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Contents

General acquittance Lat to executor of Wm Roberts
11
Letters of proxy Lat to certain persons in respect of Aldesworth rectory
12
General acquittance Lat to the college receiver
13
Testimonial Lat to Wm Gokman B A
14
The authors preface
15
Acquittance to Wm Laurence
16
Acquittance erased
17
Letter of attorney for the forfeiture of a lease at Ram
21
Copies of leases 363
23
Appointment Lat with stipend of chaplain and schoolmaster to Ospringe
24
Lease Asshewell Herts
25
Sale to the king of Knoll grove Eggam
26
2731 Copies of leases
27
Letter Lat of attorney to three fellows for the
29
Copy of lease of Thriplowe manor
30
Appointment Lat with stipend of chaplain and schoolmaster to Osprynge 364
32
Lease parsonage and lordship of Hedcorne
33
The earliest masters of Peterhouse
34
To a judge asking him to stand their friend at Bedford assizes
35
Lease Danthorp in Holdernes
36
a 37 b 38 Deeds relative to lands in Much and Little Bradley and Little Thurlow
37
collated with the copy printed in Aschami Epistolae
39
Its friendly relations with Kings hall
40
Testimonial Lat to Rob Roch or Roke B
41
Lease of Northstoke parsonage
42
To the bp of Hereford see above p 354
45
St Johns house receives additional endowments
46
Presentation to Aldesworth vicarage
47
List of bonds to Dr Thomson
48
This occasions the foundation of St Johns college here
50
Licence of alienation of the lease nexte before goinge
53
Lease Little Markham Notts
54
Benefactions of bishop Eustachius
56
Doubts as to the brethren being men of learning
57
Bond to the abbess of Denny respecting tithes
60
Death of Lady Margaret
62
Bond from the general receiver to discharge his office
63
b Bond of Laur Perkinson to endeavour to recover
65
The revenues left by the Foundress
68
The fabric commenced
69
A lycence of alienation of the lease aforesayde
72
The estates of the college at its opening
75
To Dr Thymblybe Lat begging the loan of his 40
78
Will of Rog Grantofte of Hilton
80
The probable date of these
81
Letter Lat from the president and fellows to
84
Grant to chaplain for the performance of service
86
His account of the revenues of the college at that time
87
Letter Lat to Wm Cicell master of requests
90
Letter Lat to Jo Cheke collated with copy printed
91
Dr Thompson and his chapel
92
The objections overruled
97
500
100
Deed of feoffment of a messuage in St Marys without
101
The objections of Richard Cooke
102
Indenture relative to Bayley fellowship
103
From the bailiffs of Shrewsbury soliciting the college
104
Letter of attorney to get possession of 106
107
His preferments etc
108
To the same the extent of their mortmain reaches
110
Letter Lat to sir Ant Denney thanks for his services
111
To Mr Bends sending him a letter of attorney to
112
Patent for the stewardship of the manors of Ramerwyk
113
His will and death
114
From the same desiring the college to commend
118
Indenture relative to Dr Thymylbes benefaction
120
They provoke new divisions
121
204
123
Elected from mastership of Benet and made kings professor
124
William Bill chosen master
127
Lease of a garden in S Sepulchres commonly called
130
Concerning Dr Dowmans scholars 353
132
Honest character of Thomas Leaver
133
Letter Lat to lord Cromwell
135
Presentatio magistri Drs Day and Bill
136
Letter Lat to lord Cromwell 354
138
His Genevan doctrines unqualify him for the mastership
139
Lease of Millington manor
140
Grant of the chaplaincy of Ospringe
141
Deeds for the sale of ground to Christr Franke
142
Lease of Horningsey parsonage
144
Deprived under Elizabeth
145
Patent for the receiver for the lands of Bromehall
146
147155 Copies of leases
147
Wm Colmans bond of 200 to raise a sea wall
148
To sir Wm Lenthall keeper of the rolls Lat
153
Indenture for obits in Christs college for Dr Thomson and Sir Thos Lovell 355
156
Presentation to vicarage of Higham
157
Copies of leases
158
Was ejected as fellow under Mary and restored under Eliza
159
Patent for stewardship of various manors
160
Testimonial for Wm Turner B A
161
Imperfect copy of 160
162
Proxy to certain lawyers to appear for the college in all causes
163
Lease tenement in Wood street London
164
Proxy to various persons to appear for the college as rectors of Aldeworth
165
166173 Letters etc relating to the removal of the nuns from Higham and Bromehall
166
Delay in his admission
168
Copy of lease land at Comberton
171
Letter Lat to queen Katherine asking leave to pur chase lands held of her in Essex 356
174
Leases of cottages in St Andrews parish
175
Letter Lat to Dr Lupton to borrow 100
177
Patent appointing the receiver for Bromhall
190
Receives a threatening letter from the visitor
191
Bond to lord Cobham to stand to an award
192
Patent to the college bailiff for Yorkshire
193
James Pilkington admitted tenth master
194
Mr Gwyn and the seniors abuse the revenues
200
Dr Richardsons character of a sermon of
201
Leave to Jo Collins to travaile 3 years beyond
202
Proxy to certain persons to appear in the v c s court
206
Bp Williams other foundations
208
Licence for alienation of a lease
209
Letter of attorney to enter upon lands at Coton
210
The king to the university on the election of Bucking
211
The kings letters procured and Lane chosen by the seniors
214
Licence for alienation of a lease
216
From the earl of Barkshyre to those who voted
217
Receipt to Wm Lawrence
219
Opposes the archbishops claim to be visitor of the university
221
Licence for alienation of 220 above
222
From the president and seniors recommending them
223
Presentation Lat to card Pole of the vicar of Head
225
Singular disposal of his body
229
His gifts to the college and university libraries
230
The king to the university recommending the earl
233
Leon Pilkington sometime regius professor of divinity
236
Licence of alienation of a lease
238
To bp Neile of Winchester on the same subject
239
Leaves his books to St Johns
240
Letter of attorney to receive seisin of 2 tenements
241
To Ri Neile bp of Winchester on the same
245
To sir Rob Heath Lat thanks for gift of books
251
Richard Neile bp Rochester Coventry and Lichfield Lin
257
Richard Senhouse bp Carlisle
263
Peter Gunning bp Chichester
269
Thomas Watson bp St Davids
275
CATALOGUS SOCIORUM A FUNDATIONE COLLEGil
281
ADMISSIONES SOCIORUM Oct 17751823 309313
285
Leon Pilkington restored to a senior fellowship on the death
287
Commission to certain parties to survey various college
290
His patronage of Mr Bois and John Overall
292
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293
Order from the earl of Manchester to eject certain fellows
295
The reason of this
297
Elections in place of the nonjuring fellows removed
303
Dies bishop of Bath and Wells
304
The bishop of Elys decree in a dispute about a Keyton fel
310
Richard Howland master of Magdalene admitted fifteenth
313
ADMISSIONES SOCIORUM 186056
318
ADMISSIONES SENIORUM 15451611 325
325
To Dr Newell prebendary of Westminster on the same
331
ADMISSIONES CONCIONATORUM 15471765 333337
333
To lord keeper Coventry Lat Thanks for securing
337
Thomas Morton bp of Durham Henry Wriothesley earl
339
From the earl of Exeter bestowing the next scholarship
343
Acts and disputations held before
353
To lord keeper Finch congratulations on his pro
354
201 Grant of an annuity to the prioress of St Sepulchres
358
His zeal in preparing new statutes with lord Burghleys
371
To Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury Lat thanks
373
Royal letters patent for the erection of the kinges
374
His death
379
397
382
Letters of attorney Lat to Tho Cobbe and Godfr
384
The coll in reply Lat sorry not to have contented
385
454
387
472
389
Letters of attorney Lat to Godfrey Swane and
390
484
391
495
392
From Mr Mountstephens exrs nominating Jo Hard
395
Receipts to Wm Lawrence
398
63
400
From the earl of Southampton to the same effect
401
b Twentyone ordinances made by Tho Aston or Asheton
407
From the king recommending Dr Lane to the vacant
409
Appointment of two fellows to reenter the coll lands
413
Indenture relative to lord Burghleys benefaction
415
Lease of Northstocke parsonage the tenant to dis
422
From the king for three fellows who had been
423
Licence of alienation of a lease
426
Dr Whitaker admitted sixteenth master
427
From abp Sheldon declaring the kings will for
429
Presentation Lat to Higham vicarage
436
Presentation Lat of Mart Briggs M A fellow to
449
Presentation to Northstoke vicarage
459
501
460
His opinion of Cartwright
470
47
480
160
482
VI
484
not agree to the college proposal 173 Answer to the above have sent Mr Andrew Wood
487
arrears
492
49
493
The master and 8 seniors Lat to bp Morton thanks
506
Reply to the above electing John Crooke
510
From Simon Weston one of the aforesaid bailiffs
516
From Rob Wynne nominates Griffith Bodurda to
526
From the king to the v c requesting contributions
534
From the same for Ra Wetherly
541
Change of time and place for the sermons to
545
List of the fellowships and scholarships
546
The names of such as be appointed to catechise
552

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Page 552 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 554 - An act to oblige all persons, being papists, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, and all persons in Great Britain, refusing, or neglecting to take the oaths appointed for the security of his Majesty's person and government, by several acts herein mentioned, to register their names and real estates...
Page 553 - I, AB, do declare, That I do believe that there is not any transubstantiation in the sacrament of the Lord's supper, or in the elements of bread and wine, at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever.
Page 61 - ... but their last stores and funds being exhausted, and their credit sunk, the Master and Brethren were dispersed, hospitality and the service of God (the two great ends of their institution) were equally neglected, and in effect the House was abandoned. This being the condition of the old House, in a manner dissolved already by its own crimes, the best thing that could be done for it, was to dissolve it by 1 See Append. ' A Recitall of the Bishop of Rochester's love and care, &e.
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Page 93 - tis hoped, one day recover that right, and might I choose my place of sepulture, I would lay my body there; that as I owe the few comforts I enjoy to Mr Ashton's 20 bounty, so I might not be separated from him in my death...
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Page 81 - ... to a scholar. These were times when 120 was sufficient to found a fellowship [for the private foundations usually run thereabouts], and when 6 per an. was enough to maintain a fellow,
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