The Architectural History of the University of Cambridge, and of the Colleges of Cambridge and Eton Volume 1

The Architectural History of the University of Cambridge, and of the Colleges of Cambridge and Eton Volume 1

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...Botulph. The plan (fig. i) shews that the parish boundary cannot be the same now that it was then 2 Jossclin, 7. Masters, p. 18. The rent was jr. id. per annum. A letter appointing an attorney to take possession, but giving neither dimensions nor abuttals, is in Corpus Christi College Treasury, Drawer 31, No. 95. 3 The King's writ "ad quod damnum" was issued in the loth year of his reign: and an inquisition was held in the same year. The property is styled in the conveyance (Corpus Christi College Treasury, Drawer 31, No. 63) "quamlam vacuani placeam terre, ...nianso diciorum magistri et scolarium contiguam, in elargacionem mansi sui predict!." See also "Borough Report," vm. 7. at the west end; but as no abuttals are given, we cannot assign to it any definite position. The ground on the east side of the College, however, is nearly all accounted for: and therefore we may presume that it was on the west side, possibly near S. Botulph's Churchyard, where the measurements given would nearly correspond with the ground. A more important acquisition was S. Bernard's Hostel, bought for one hundred marks from Queens' College, 2 July, 26 Hen. VIII. 1534, with money acquired by the sale to King's College of a house in High Street, between the lane afterwards called King's Lane, and S. Austin's Lane1. This Hostel had been conveyed to Queens' College by Henry the Sixth in his foundation charter, dated 21 Aug. 1447, and was attached to that College on the usual conditions. It is described in the conveyance to Corpus Christi College as abutting upon buildings belonging to the College north and south, on the College garden east, and on the High Street west. No dimensions are given, but we are able from the following data to...show more

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  • 9781236588654