Essex Review; An Illustrated Quarterly Record of Everything of Permanent Interest in the County Volume 13

Essex Review; An Illustrated Quarterly Record of Everything of Permanent Interest in the County Volume 13

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...years of an Essex parish, much beloved there and identified with the affairs of the district, where his vacations were invariably spent. A younger son of the fourth Lord Braybrooke, the Hon. Latimer Neville was born on April 22, 1827. He was educated at Eton and entered at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he pursued the somewhat unusual course for a nobleman's son, of offering himself as a candidate for the Classical Tripos, in which he gained a high place in the second class. He was ordained in 185o, and after a year's curacy in Berkshire, was instituted to the family living of Heydon with Little Chishall, which he held until his succession to the barony in I9o2. He married Miss Lucy Frances Le Marchant in 1853, . and in June, 19o3, they celebrated their golden wedding by a concert and reception in the College Hall. In 1853, about six months after his marriage, he was appointed Master of Magdalene College, that headship which has been called "the appanage of Audley End," and which, so far, efforts to detach from its private patronage have been unavailing. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University, 1859 to 186o, important years during which new statgtes were substituted for those of Queen Elizabeth, the course of studies remodelled, and an' attack on the proctorial system successfully resisted. Later, the Master saw the abolition of some ancient privileges. and the immemorial feud between town and gown allayed by a united representative system of local government. Many more recent reforms in the University Statutes have since been introduced, but through all the heated discussions, the courtesy and consistency of the Master, who waslooked upon as the leader of the Conservative Party in the University, never...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980115
  • 9781236980113