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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford (Volume 1); Including the Lives of the Founders (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
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A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford (Volume 1); Including the Lives of...

A History of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, Attached to the University of Oxford (Volume 1); Including the Lives of the Founders (Paperback)

Alexander Chalmers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810. Excerpt: ... sant in grammar, logic, sophistry, and that species of music called plain song, or chaunting. Two Fellowships were founded in 1461 by John Ingledew, chaplain to Waynfleet, who were to be natives of the dioceses of York or Durham, to profess divinity, and be on their election graduates in arts. A third was added, about the same time, by John Forman, who was born at Rothwell, and was afterwards Vicar of Ruston, near Wakefield, in Yorkshire; this Fellowship was to be enjoyed either by the descendants of his father, or by a native of Rothwell, or Ruston, .or its neighbourhood, within the county of York. These three Fellowships complete the number of forty specified in the foundation of the College. Some of the benefactors to this College gave lands in the lifetime of the Founder. Among these occurs the name of Sir John Fastolff, Knight and KnightsBanneret, a brave and celebrated General, Governor and Nobleman in France, during our wars and conquests in that kingdom in the reigns of Henry IV. V. and VI. and Knight of the Garter. He was personally attached to William of Waynfleet, whom he appointed one of his executors, and his name is commemorated among the benefactors in the anniversary speech. He died before this College was settled, but the Founder constituted within it his chantry to say mass for the benefit of his soul. It is likewise ascertained, that the boar's head in Southwark, now divided into tenements, and Caldecot manor in Suffolk, and probably other estates in Lovingland in the same county, were part of his benefaction. This great man has been strangely confounded by some writers with Shakspeare's braggart buffoon of nearly the same name, although certainly a feigned one; but the late Mr. Gough has done ample justice to his character in the enlarg..

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Alexander Chalmers
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-64620-1
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education
Books > Social sciences > Education > General
LSN: 1-150-64620-9
Barcode: 9781150646201

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