Hadleigh; A Paper Read Before the Suffolk Archaeological Institute, at Their Meeting at Hadleigh, October 9, 1857

Hadleigh; A Paper Read Before the Suffolk Archaeological Institute, at Their Meeting at Hadleigh, October 9, 1857

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...on the 26th of April, 1567; and he was the nephew, by marriage of Bishop Still, whose first wife, Anne Alabaster, was a sister of his father. I think, that he must have received his earliest education at our school, but about the year 1578 he was sent to Westminster, probably by the advice of Dr. Still, who, as Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, was intimately connected with that school. From Westminster he proceeded to Trinity College in 1583, was admitted a scholar there on May 15, 1584, took his B.A. degree in 1587-8, was elected Fellow on Oct. 2, 1589, and commenced M.A. in 1591; and as M.A., was incorporated at Oxford, in 1592. ' Trinity College lost a good deal of that Bishop Still' lJlSOX1 and ewer were plate by a robbery, at the beginning of then stolen. the pleient century, and it is supposed He appears to have been naturally of a restless and intriguing disposition, and he resembled the chamelion-like Shaxton, in the changeful colours of his religious faith. In 1594 he was detected in a suspicious correspondence with one Wright, and thereupon imprisoned at the instance of Archbishop Whitgift. He must, however, have regained his liberty before long, for in 1596 (could it have been through the influence of Overall, who had been tutor to Essex, while at Cambridge?) he became Chaplain to the Earl of Essex, when that nobleman was appointed to command the land-forces in the expedition to Oadiz--an expedition which was intended to cripple the resources of the Spaniards, who were preparing for a new invasion of this counti-y.--The gallantry of Essex, regardless of the orders of the Queen that he should not be permitted'to risk his person in the thickest of the fight, could not be restrained, and he led on his men to the...
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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236844521
  • 9781236844521