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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
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