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Bruton Register 1826 to 1890 (Paperback) Loot Price: R220
Discovery Miles 2 200
Bruton Register 1826 to 1890 (Paperback): Bruton College

Bruton Register 1826 to 1890 (Paperback)

Bruton College

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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. 1894. Excerpt: ... Part I. 1826-1864. HEAD MASTER: THE REV. JOHN CHARLES JAMES HOSKYNS ABRAHALL, M. Wadham College, Oxford. INTRODUCTION The grammar-school of Bruton was originally founded in the eleventh year of Henry the Eighth, I5I9, by Richard Fitz-James, Bishop of London, John Fitz-James, his nephew, afterwards Lord Chief Justice of England, both natives of Redlynch, near Bruton, and John Edmondes, Clerk, D.D., collated in 1517 to the Chancellorship of St. Paul's. The endowment consisted of the schoolhouse, and about an acre of ground adjoining, together with some small tenements in Bruton, the latter of which have been sold to redeem the land-tax charged upon the other parts of the property; an estate of about 1 60 acres of land in the parishes of St. James, Shaftesbury, and Stower Provost, in the county of Dorset, now let at 250 per annum; and one part and a half in seven in the manor of Furneaux in the parish of Warminster in the county of Wilts, the other parts being holden by Corpus Christi College, Oxford. This estate is granted out for lives, and the part belonging to the school may produce upon an average from 10 to 15 per annum. The school has since acquired possession of land in the parish of Brewham, which brings in some 150 per annum. The foundation-deed, written in English on two sheets of parchment, bears the date Sept. 29, 1519, and is in a very fine state of preservation. It has been printed in full in "Somerset and Dorset Notes and Queries," with explanatory remarks by the Rev. F. W. Weaverx. The following passages occur in the deed: "And the said Scolemaister shall teche his scolers Gramer after the gode newe ffourme used in Magdalene College in Oxford, or in the Scoole at Powles in London, or after such gode ffourme as for the...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Bruton College
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-63327-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-63327-5
Barcode: 9781151633279

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