Selections from the Records of the City of Oxford; With Extracts from Other Documents Illustrating the Municipal History

Selections from the Records of the City of Oxford; With Extracts from Other Documents Illustrating the Municipal History : Henry VIII to Elizabeth, [1509-1593]

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... A. 371. 1551-2. Hanasters admitted in the time of Ralph Flaxney, Mayor; Thomas Havorde and Thomas Wynkley, Chamberlains: 4 Ed. VI. according to the new ordinance made by the Council of tlie same City. 1552. Nov. 27. The copy of a letter written and directed by y Lords of ye privie Counsel! to ye Mayer and Townsmen of Oxon in K. Edw. y 6 his time; that uppon pTtence of certayne newe statutes then made andy' execution of them, they should not intromitt themselves in y Universities liberties and priviledges, nor meddle wth their servants or other priviledged persons. Wee commend us unto you, and whereas ye Kinges matie is advertized that takinge occacion uppon ye prtence of thexecucion of certaine statuts lately made, you take uppon you to medle further then the priviledges of the Universitie graunted by his progenitours, dothe permitt; his matie mindinge rather the augmentacion of all such thinges whereby courage may be given to learninge, then to diminishe or suffer to be diminished any part of such graunts and liberties as for that purpose have bin given unto the University by his saide progenitors, hath commaunded us to signifie unto you his pleasure, that neither by vertue of any such statuts or any otherwise, you intromitt to the brech of their saide privileges, but the same maye stande in full force and strength, to all intents accordinge unto their meanings. And further y' you forbeare to meddle w any servant of theirs or any other transgressor, wthin their iurisdiction. And to thintent that they maie not under the ptence of the saide liberties be out of such order as others, his matie hath appoynted certaine Justices of peace to see so unto them, as bothe they shall by them be constrayned to lyve orderly, and yet be more

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