The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages; PT. 1. Italy. Spain. France. Germany. Scotland, Etc

The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages; PT. 1. Italy. Spain. France. Germany. Scotland, Etc

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... to put a somewhat MS. (Baker) 7029, p. 169. anachronistic idea into the mind of 3 Vatican Register De Exhibitis, a medieval Founder. All the Col-f. 46. University Registry); (a) an undated Code, in all probability of earlier date Chap.xii, (see below). I am much obliged to the kindness of the Rev. Dr. Searle, 9the present Master, and of the Treasurer, Mr. Hadley, for giving me access """"' to these documents. Mr. Mullinger (I. pp. 236, 237) gives extracts from a MS. account of the Foundress by Dr. Ainslie, late Master of the College, which I have also seen. The Statutes as altered by Edward VI's Visitors have been printed in a dateless quarto (after 1733). The considerable number of Colleges founded at Cambridge in rapid succession towards the middle of the fourteenth century testify to the marked progress of the University at this time. The first of these was Pembroke or Valence S. Mary, founded in 1347 by Marie de S. Paul, otherwise known as Mary de Valence, the widowed Countess of Pembroke, and was designed for twenty-four major and six minor Scholars Only the former of course were full members of the foundation. All were to study Arts and afterwards Theology, except two Canonists and one Medical Fellow. The College is remarkable as the only College in an English University in which a preference was accorded in the election of Scholars to students of French birth2. The provision is accounted for by the parentage of the Countess, who was a daughter of Guy, Count of S. Paul. The earliest extant code of Statutes was no doubt drawn up under the influence of the Countess's Franciscan confessor. The College is placed under the authority of two annually elected, external 'Rectors, ' who were to admit the Fellows (elected, ...
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