Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper

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Charles Henry Cooper charted over part a millennium of lifestyles at Cambridge within the 5 volumes of Annals of Cambridge. Cooper practised as a solicitor in Cambridge, and used to be additionally city clerk from 1849 until eventually his demise in 1866. He was once a prepared historian and committed loads of time to archival learn, quite into neighborhood background. Drawing on wide private and non-private documents, together with petitions, city treasurers' money owed, recovery documents, dying certificate, criminal articles and letters to ruling royalty, Cooper compiled a entire chronological historical past of Cambridge, documenting the 'city of students' via its tumultuous political and non secular transforming into pains. It was once released in components, within the face of substantial competition from the college specialists, yet used to be ultimately acclaimed as an authoritative account. This moment quantity, released in 1843, covers the Elizabethan interval, from 1546-1601, and comprises the founding of the college Press.

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2. T H A T no Master of College nor student or schollers Phisitons Surgions bedells graduates praysers nor other priveleged by the composition hors or horses be take post or for any other county carnage except such horses as be used commonly to be lett. 3. T H A T no Muster be taken of Schollers or others named and comprised in the 2d article before be mustered before any commissionaries of the muster for the shyre or towne of Cambridge but only by letters or other commission directed to the Vicechancellor or some of the universitie.

1546. 1546^ ON the 24th of March, the Duke of Somerset and others of the Privy 711 Council, wrote to the University and Town, requiring both bodies to conform themselves to the orders and decrees made by the Council in the time of the late King, upon occasion of variances between them; and in all other matters to demean and use themselves in such gentle and quiet sort, as no occasions of any further variance, trouble, or unquietness, should arise between them. 1) 1547. G. Guardian of the King's person and Lord Protector of the Realm, was in the course of this year appointed High Steward of the Town, in the room of Thomas Howard Duke of Norfolk, who was a prisoner in the Tower during the whole of this reign.

4) (1) Strype, Memorials of Abp. Cranmer, book ii. chap. vi. (2) Stat. 1 Edw. VI. c. 14, ss. 15, 16, 33. See as to tbis act, Strype's Life of Sir Thomas Smith, chap. iv. and as to its alleged injurious consequences to the University, Strypc'sEcclesiastical Memorials, vol. ii. book i. chap. viii. ,) Dr. Lambs Cambridge Documents, 80, 82. The letter of the University was written by Ascham, and that of the Duke was, as Archbishop Parker supposed, by Click© or Smith. (1) MS. Baker, xxiv. 112. 1547-8] EDWARD THE SIXTTL 7 The University about this time, made application to the King for a grant of the following privileges :— IMPRIMIS, that no scholar nor servant or minister be compelled to musters.

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