Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester

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Chetham Society., 1885 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page v - ... October, 1885. A very good list of the Wardens, based partly on one of these old MSS., was published in 1773 (8vo, pp. 16) entitled, An Account of the Wardens of Christ's College Church, Manchester, since the Foundation in 1422, to the present time. Illustrated with an elegant view of Christ Church. (London : Printed by WE And sold by A. and J. Clarke, Booksellers, at the Bible and Crown, Market place, Manchester. MDCCLXXIII.) The similarity of phrases, &c., indicate that the compiler of this...
Page 20 - Hastings' until 1539; and the Warden died in 1458. The insertion of the Arms is an obvious anachronism. The Warden never used arms, but always a black letter, R, surmounted by a crown. His Will is dated 13 Nov., 33 Hen. VI. (1454), and expressed as follows : Bee hit knawen unto all men, wher's I, John Huntyngdon, Clerke & Warden of the Collage of our Lady of Ma'chester, now of late by my dede have gifen & granted to James Bridde, Hugh Aston, & Nicoll Ravalde, p'istes, & to their heirs & ass. for...
Page 90 - Hawford (Master of Christ's College), Harvey (Master of Trinity Hall), Ithell (Master of Jesus College), Young (Master of Pembroke Hall), and Leeds (Master of Clare Hall), applying to the Chancellor of the University (Cecil) in his favour in the following terms : — " That Master Doctor Whitgift was minded by his Honour's licence and grant, for divers and necessary considerations, to resign and give over his Lecture in Divinity. And forasmuch as it was very expedient in the behalf of their University...
Page 41 - My body to be buried in a new chapel in my Cathedral Church of Ely, or else in my new Chapel now in building at Manchester. I will that the Chapel be made for me to be buried and rest my bones in at the East end of my Cathedral Church, for the which I will 100 marks to be bestowed upon walls, iron work, glass, and covering, besides my tomb, on which tomb I will 40 marks be bestowed by the advice of Master Alday, Sir Ranulph Pole, and Sir John Claydon, my receiver: I give and bequeath to remain in...
Page 41 - ... or else in my new Chapel now in building at Manchester. I will that the Chapel be made for me to be buried and rest my bones in at the East end of my Cathedral Church, for the which I will 100 marks to be bestowed upon walls, iron work, glass, and covering, besides my tomb, on which tomb I will 40 marks be bestowed by the advice of Master Alday, Sir Ranulph Pole, and Sir John Claydon, my receiver : I give and bequeath to remain in the said Chapel a chalice gilt &c. I will that another chapel...
Page 80 - Manchester college desired to relinquish it 'to be converted to some College in Cambridge who might hereafter send out S some preachers to inhabit that quarter, and also by the rest of the revenue maintain some students. If it please your honour to move her Highness to this alteration, I think you should do a good deed ; and where you were brought up for the first beginning of your study in St.
Page 68 - Edmonds, servant of Mr Chapell and used by him in the Church of Great Torrington. (Ibid., p. 140.) Hollinworth, some of whose early contemporaries would personally know the ex-Warden, has recorded, that " he was a man well beloved and highly honoured by many in Manchester, yea, by the generality ; and this was one reason why many thereabouts were lother to be reclaimed from Popery than about Rachdale. . . Vaux was wise and zealous in his generation." (p. 80.) " He was laborious, learned, and in his...
Page 74 - ... to be geven to men and children of Stanhop parishe and Durham, that can reid, except that if my brother desireth, A Replye to Mr Dr Whitgifte, by Thomas Cartewrighte, is Raufe Wedowes booke, delyver with yt to hym, Roderike Mors, and Al. Nowell against Dorman. My books of the Lawes of this Realme I leave to Thomas my brother, for his children as he thinketh, or to George his sonne, for hym and brethren. 36. The seaven newe volomes of Civill Lawe I geve to Anthony Higgins, with the Annotations...

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