Early Cambridge University and College Statutes in the English Language

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H.G. Bohn, 1855 - 238 pages

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Page 202 - ... but if any one shall presume to attempt this, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God, and of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul.
Page 202 - Paris — greeting and apostolic benediction. Paris, the mother of sciences, like another Cariath Sepher, a city of letters, stands forth illustrious, great indeed, but concerning herself she causes greater things to be desired, full of favor for the teachers and students.
Page 81 - BLESSED be thy name, O LORD GOD, for that it hath pleased thee to have thy habitation among the sons of men, and to dwell in the midst of the assembly of the saints upon the earth ; bless, we beseech thee, the religious performance of this day, and grant that in this place now set apart to thy service, thy holy name may be worshipped in truth and purity through all generations, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord.
Page 211 - Treason day, he was offended at an oration, made by one of our scholars, wherein the traitor Faux was with fitting terms detested, and his matchless impiety execrated. He said it was a great offence of our church to speak evil of any that are dead.
Page 178 - Or because the commissioners (presumed to be canonists) preferred their own faculty, as studied in the college ] Or was it by casualty, the first they came to, as nearest their lodging ? But the nut is not worth the cracking. The guardian of this college (so called in the record) appeared before the commissioners ; whom by proportion of time we collect to be Robert Branch, licentiate in the laws. He pleaded for himself, that in obedience to the archbishop's mandates, he had summoned all the fellows...
Page 104 - In faith of which we have caused our seal to be affixed to these presents. Given at Poissy, in our presence, the Thursday after the feast of St. Barnabas the apostle, in the year of our Lord 1306.
Page 5 - ... be understood of writers, illuminators, and stationers, who serve the scholars only, and that they must answer before the chancellor ; but their wives who are under the charge of adultery, or any other crime, the cognizance and correction of which pertains to the archdeacon, in a similar manner with the other persons under his jurisdiction, and the rest of their family not especially deputed to the service of the scholars, shall be under the archdeacon's jurisdiction, in all and everything, just...
Page 174 - The same day several letters were sent, one to every particular college, as appeareth by the following copy, directed to Trinity Hall, (singled out, it seemeth, by itself; whose master, a canonist, was presumed most knowing in such legal proceedings) which only remaineth in the register.
Page 202 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 55 - ... conventual rent for the time being, but for perpetual services. And if a master has been lecturing there, or scholars have been dwelling there, the rent is to be diminished by the chancellor at his discretion, in proportion to the length. of time of their occupying it, and the interest is nevertheless to be paid to the person who hires it. We will also that landlords wishing to inhabit their own houses, shall warn their occupants before the feast of the nativity of St. John the Baptist, and shall...

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