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Documents Relating to the University of Cambridge(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Documents Relating to Cambridge
Codicology:Paper, 318 x 230 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College), (many sizes in.).
Foliation: ff. a-b + i-iv + 1-306r + 306a-u + 306v + c-d(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin and English.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
iiv-iiv
Indented bill of the writings, books, etc. delivered by William Bill late vicechancellor to Dr. Walter Haddon his successor, dated 7 Oct. 3 Edw. VI (Content authored by Nasmith)
2.
iiir-ivv
Table of discovery (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tabula inventionis, in qua viginti quatuor generales loci in particulares suos locos dividuntur ad excogitanda argumenta apprime utilis, impress. (Content authored by Nasmith)
3.
1r-1v
Order of proceedings at vespers (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ordo procedendi in vesperiis et in die com. A. D. 1555 Junii 26 (Content authored by Nasmith)
4.
2r-36v
Ancient statutes out of the book of the proctors (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Antiqua statuta ex libro procuratorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Printed from this and other copies in Documents 1852 I, see p. 307
5.
37r-105v
Another example of current statutes of the University of Cambridge (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Aliud exemplar eorundem statutorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Printed from this and other copies in Documents 1852 I, see p. 307
6.
106r-110v
An account of the building of the public schools and the library drawn up by archbishop Parker (Content authored by Nasmith)
Willis and Clark, Architectural History III 10, note
7.
111r-124v
The first statutes of the University of Cambridge, with later corrections and marginal notes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Prima delineatio statutorum [quae data sunt per Edwardum regem] academiae Cantab. cum posterioribus correctionibus margini inscriptis (Content authored by Nasmith)
The final form of these with the Injunctions is in Lamb 122
8.
125r-135v
Ordinance of Cardinal Pole after his visitation at the University of Cambridge April 1557 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ordinationes cardinalis Poli post visitationem universitatis illius mandate peractam, datae Grenwychi 15 kal. Apr. 1557 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 237
9.
136r-136r
Commission of Cardinal Pole to the vice-chancellor and others to correct and supplement the statutes of Cambridge University (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Commissio data per cardinalem Polum vice-cancellario et aliis ad statuta corrigenda et supplenda (Content authored by Nasmith)
In Latin. An English document of similar import in Lamb 274
10.
136v-137v
Ordinances for the celebration of divine worship (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ordinationes de divino cultu celebrando (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 270
11.
138r-141v
Injunctions drawn up for Corpus Christi College Cambridge by the visitors of Cardinal Pole (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctiones traditae collegio corporis Christi per visitatores cardinalis Poli (Content authored by Nasmith)
11 is largely concerned with divine service. Frere, Visitation Articles II 412
12.
142r-142v
Questions on a certain marital cause (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Interrogatoria in quadam causa matrimoniali (Content authored by Nasmith)
13.
155r-156v
Sentence on the marital causes between Richard Oliver and Agnes Strooke on the one part and Thomas Barons on the other (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Sententia definitiva in causa matrimoniali inter Richardum Olyver competitorem Agnetis Strooke et actorem ex una parte, et eandem Agnetem Strooke partem ream et petitam ex altera parte et Thomam Barons alterum competitorem praefatae Agnetis (Content authored by Nasmith)
14.
143r-154v
Cobb's notys at the comyssaries court (Content authored by Nasmith)
The paging leaps from 235 to 335
15.
157r-180v
Statutes of Queens' College, Cambridge (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta collegii reginalis Cantab. (Content authored by Nasmith)
This is the copy of the Statutes which had been sent up to Sir W. Cecil
16.
181r-181v
Letter from William Dey, giving an account of the first days disputation in Westminster church between the papists and protestants: dated from the court, ult. Mart. 1559 (Content authored by Nasmith)
17.
182r-185v
Complaint and appeal of the fellows of Queens'-college against Mr. Peacock their master for an unstatutable election of fellows (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle, History of Queens' College 271
18.
186r-186v
Letter from William Dey to Dr. Parker on this appeal: dated from the court 21 March, 1558 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle, History of Queens' College 281
19.
187r-189v
Depositions proved in the first and second inquisitions held in Queens' College, Cambridge in the time of Queen Mary concerning the celebration of mass (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Depositiones testium in prima et secunda inquisitione facta in collegio Reginali [tempore reginae Mariae ut videtur ex interrogations de missis celebrandis] (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle, History of Queens' College 256 (1556-1557)
190r-192v
Brief notes out of a book of the senior proctors (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Notae breviusculae ex libro senioris procuratoris (Content authored by Nasmith)
193r-193v
Letter of William Cecil to the master of Christ College, Cambridge, March 1558 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Gul. Cecill ad magistrum Coll. Christi, 22 Mar. 1558: nequid agat pendente sententia (Content authored by Nasmith)
21.
194r-194v
Letter from sir William Cecill to Dr. Parker, informing him that he had sent down his letters to Queens'-college for the admission of the two young men lately chosen fellows there, and that the master Mr. Peacock intended to give over his interest and title in the same to Dr. Mey: dated from the court May 5, 1559 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Correspondence. L. Searle 283
22.
195r-195v
Letter of William Cecil to Dr Perne, vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, Dr Parker and Master Leedes, from the hall March 1558 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Gulielmi Cecill ad doctorem Perne vice-cancellarium Dr. Parker et Mag. Leedes, in qua comittit eis determinationem causae de electione sociorum in collegio Reginali: data ex aula 21 Martii, 1558 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Correspondence XLVII. Searle 278
Address of this letter now at f. 198v(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
23.
196r-196v
Letter of Thomas Smith to Dr Perne, vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, Dr Parker and Master Leedes, London March 1558-59 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Thomas Smith ad eosdem; in qua dicit se segerrime ferre tales controversias in suo collegio esse exortas; tamen ait se nonnihil consolationis ex eo accepisse, quod causa tota ad eos referatur: data Londini 21 Martii Io Eliz. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Parker Correspondence XLVIII Searle 279
24.
199r-199r
Further complaints against the master [of Queens'] (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle 276
25.
-
Letter of William Cecil to the Master of Queens' College, Cambridge (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Gulielmi Cecill ad magistrum collegii Christi, [rectius ut videtur collegii Reginalis] de controversiis in collegio exortis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle 277
This item now appears to be missing from the manuscript(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
26.
197r-198v
Letter from sir William Cecil to Mr Peacock master of Queens' College, Cambridge, from the court April 28, 1559 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter [from sir William Cecill] to Mr. Peacock master of Queen's college, directing him to admit the two persons elected into fellowships, notwithstanding the inhibition: dated from the court April 28, 1559 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Searle 282
27.
200r-205v
Oration or thesis on theological questions on the nature of poverty and the nature of demons (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio seu thesis respondentis in theologia super his questionibus : (i) Beati pauperes spiritu quoniam ipsorum est regnum caelorum: (2) Demones et qui Domino non moriuntur, cruciantur igne aeterno ante generate judicium (Content authored by Nasmith)
28.
206r-229v
Indenture of Masters Nicholas Smith and John Asbrooke, 1560 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Indentura magistrorum Nicholai Smithe et Iohannis Asbrooke bursariorum collegii Regalis beatae Mariae de Eaton in com. Bucks omnium receptorum et expensarum a festo sancti Michaelis archangeli, anno regni Elizabethae reginae Angliae Franciae et Hibernian primo, usque ad eundem festum revolutum in anno sequente, ejusdem serenissimae dominae Elizabethae secundo A. D. 1560 (Content authored by Nasmith)
28 is witnessed at the end by William Bill, Provost
29.
230r-244v
Statutes of Eton College (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta collegii beatae Mariae de Eaton (Content authored by Nasmith)
29 is Malim's Consuetudinary, on which see Maxwell Lyte, History of Eton College
Last printed in Etoniana 1905 by R. A. Austen Leigh from the MS.
236r
(489)
Ends
30.
245r-252v
Statutes of Cambridge University, June 1558 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta academiae Cantabrigiensis, data a regina Elizabetha 22 Junii anno regni I (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 278 etc.
31.
253r-257r
Certain injunctions prescribed for the University of Cambridge and specific colleges by the visitors of Queen Elizabeth I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Injunctiones quaedam academiae Cantabrigiensi et singulis collegiis praescriptae a visitatoribus reginae Elizabethae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 300
32.
257v-259v
Disputations of Masters of Arts in the time of Edward VI (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Magistrorum artium disputationes tempore regis Edwardi VI (Content authored by Nasmith)
33.
260r-267r
Decrees by the authority of William Cecill, chancellor of Cambridge University and the congregation of the same, 27 June 1562 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Decreta edita et promulgata tam ex consensu et autoritate domini Gulielmi Cecillii Cantab. academiae cancellarii quam magistrorum regentium et non regentium ejusdem academiae in plena congregatione in domo capitulari sive nova capella 27 Junii, 1562 (Content authored by Nasmith)
34.
267r-270v
Statutes and decrees concerning the University chest (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta et decreta de cistis academiae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. MS 106. 117 etc.
35.
271r-273v
Agreement between the archdeacon of Ely and the University of Cambridge and Master of the Glomeria (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Compositio inter archidiaconum Eliensem et universitatem: et de magistro Glomeriae (Content authored by Nasmith)
Cf. Gonv. and Cai. 204, f. 127 etc., also MS 106. 60
36.
274r-274v
Account of the opposition made to the new statutes by the proctors and younger part of the senate (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 355
37.
275r-275v
Proceedings before the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the bishop of Ely concerning the opposition made to the new statutes by the proctors and younger part of the senate (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Proceedings before the archbishops of Canterbury and York and the bishop of Ely concerning this dispute (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 357
38.
276r-277v
A petition signed by almost two hundred people agreeing to refer the opposition made to the new statutes by the proctors and younger part of the senate to the earls of Sussex, Huntingdon and Bedford, and Sir Ralph Sadler, or to the archbishop of York or bishop of London (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A writing signed by near two hundred persons agreeing to refer this contention to the earls of Sussex, Huntingdon and Bedford, and sir Ralph Sadler, or to the archbishop of York or bishop of London, or any other nobleman or counsellor whatsoever (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 357
39.
278r-278v
Letter from the archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the bishops of London, Ely and Bangor [to the chancellor of Cambridge University], dated Lambeth ult. May, 1572 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from the archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the bishops of London, Ely and Bangor [to the chancellor] that they had perused the papers delivered by both parties, and think the statutes should be maintained: dated Lambeth ult. May, 1572 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Correspondence CCXCIX, Lamb, 360
40.
279r-280v
Letter from Drs. Whitgift, Perne and Mey to Matthew Parker (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Letter from Drs. Whitgift, Perne and Mey to the archbishop, desiring that the licentiousness used by preachers in the university may be restrained and punished (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 356
41.
281r-281v
Letter from lord Burghley chancellor to the university, on the controversy raised by Mr. Beacon proctor, at the election of the lecturers: dated Westminster 15 June, 1572 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 360
42.
282r-288v
An act of parliament for incorporating the two universities and confirming their privileges (Content authored by Nasmith)
43.
289r-301v
Statutes of the University of Cambridge dating from the time of Queen Elizabeth I (1570) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Statuta academiae Cantabrigiensis, data per reginam Elisabetham 25 Sept. 1570 (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 315
43 is a separate volume with parchment cover: 44-48 are attached to it
44.
306ar-306dv
Objections to the statutes of the University of Cambridge temp Elizabeth I, and answers to the same (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Objections against the statutes, and answers to the same (Content authored by Nasmith)
44 not printed: 3 ff
45.
306er-306jv
Objections of the members of the University of Cambridge to the newly-proposed statutes, temp Elizabeth I (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
The grievances of the bodye of the universitie for the alteration of the aunciant privileges and customes by the new statutes, with the reasons annexed (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 363
46.
306kr-306qv
Response to the objections of certain members of the university of Cambridge to the newly proposed statutes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
An answere to the pretensed griefs of certeyne of the bodie of the universitie for the necessarie and profitable alteration of certeine privileges and customs greatlie abused by divers of the foresaide bodie, the which be reformed only for the advancement of vertue and lerninge and the maintenaunce of good ordre, set fourth by the queenes majesties authoritie and publikelie read and generallie received by the whole universitie with great quyetnesse until these twoe proctors Mr. Beacon and Mr. Purefye entered into their offices (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 377
47.
306rr-306tv
A reply to the objections of the doctors of the University of Cambridge concerning new statutes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
A replie to the awnsweres of the doctors (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 391
48.
306ur-306uv
Articles exhibited by the masters of colleges against Messrs. Beacon, Purefye, Nicholls, Browne and others (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lamb, 400