A History of the University of Oxford, Its Colleges, Halls and Public Buildings; In Two Volumes Volume 2

A History of the University of Oxford, Its Colleges, Halls and Public Buildings; In Two Volumes Volume 2

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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. 1814 edition. Excerpt: ...of landed property, and, consequently, the original scheme of benevolent utility adequately enlarged and extended. BEXEFACFORS. JOHN CASE, M. some time Fellow, afierwards M.D. gave I001. for the purchase of 5!. per annum in land, towards the support of two Fellows, Students in Divinity. Mr. William Laud, afterwards the celebrated Archbishop, was the first elected to this benefaction.---Settled in I602. WALTER FIsH, citizen and merchant taylor of London, gave 71. 6s. 8d. yearly rent, Ste. to be distributed by the Merchant Taylors' Company between five poor Scholars of the college, who were disposed to the study of Divinity.-May 22, I580. Mrs. MARY MAY, gave, in I590, 51. yearly, for the maintenance of a Divinity Lecturer in the college. Wood conjectures, that Mr. Villiam Laud, already mentioned, was the first Reader of th-is lecture. HUGH HENLIE, citizen and-merchant taylor, bequeathed, in April I592, 501. for the maintenance of a Scholar. Sir RICHARD LEE, or LEIGH, of the county of Kent, Knight, gave by his _ will, dated Oct. 4, 1608, 20s. yearly, to issue from lands in Kent and Canterbury, for the better maintenance of a poor Scholar. This exhibition cannot be traced lower than the usurpation; at which time it is supposed to have been lost. GEORGE PALIN, citizen and girdler of London, bequeathed, March 4, 1609, and paid to the college November 26, 1614, 3001. to purchase 161. per annum, for the maintenance of four of the poorer Scholars of the foundation, till they should obtain ecclesiastical preferment, or quit their fellowships, or take the degree of Doctor in Divinity. THOMAS PARADYNE, citizen and haberdasher of London, granted, June 24, 1613, an annuity of 101. as an exhibition for three of thepoorer Scholars, during his life, ...show more

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