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& England.]

The Citty of Oxon within the walls is diuided into Power wards, p. 25
which are diuided by the Crosse Street which Centers at the Conduct,
commonly called Carfax.



I02 COLLECTANEA. IV

1 . South-East Ward, in which is Crist-Church, Uniuersity Colledge,
Merton etc.

2. South-West ward, in which is S* Aldate's & S* Ebb's
Churches etc.

3. North-East ward, in which is Alhallowes Church, S* Maries,
S* Peter's in the East etc.

4. North-west ward, in which is the Castle and that Corner of the
Citty.

I. A Maior

Five Aldermen. The four Senior Alderman * haue each of them
a Ward. These Aldermen direct their Warranty to the severall Con-
stables within their wards for the operation of Justice.

Thirteen Assistants out of whome the Maior is yearely chosen.

Two Bayliffs, two Chamberlaynes who gather the Towne Rents
& rent the reuenues thereof.

Dec. 13, 1643. St. Michael's Church near the North gate
in Oxon.
p. 27 [Here the arms in the east window, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 162 n. 4,
except that the MS. has the shield or ^ and a crescent for a difference,
are omitted.]

[Here the note on the epitaph of Salomon Hext, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 159, except that in the MS. the monument is on the south
wall ', is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on John Pendarvis's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 160, is omitted.]
p. 28 [Here the inscription on Walter Dotyn's monument, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 159, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Gregory Martin's monument, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 159, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Elizabeth Johnson's monument, as in
Clark's Wood, iii. 160, is omitted.]
p. 29 [Here the arms on, description of, except that the MS. has in
addition ' the four Cardinal virtues in each corner,' and the inscrip-
tion on Anna Lloyd's monument, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 164, are
omitted.]

[Here the inscription that Anna King set up the above monu-
ment, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 164, 'in Mr. Hutton's copie,' is
omitted.]

> Sic MS.

' In MS. Add. ir,6io, p. 216, the shield is also or.

^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 211, the north wall.



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 103

[Here the inscription, on the above monument, of Jane Lloyd, as
in Clark's Wood, iii, 164, is omitted.]

[Here the arms on, description of, except that the IMS. has * a scarlet p. 30
gowne,' and the inscription, on Ralph Flexney's monument, as in
Clark's Wood, iii. 162, are omitted.]

Upon a flat stone. North yle Church.

Here lyeth the body of Percivall Robinson Gent, ob: 23 June. Also
Perseaval Rob. the son of P. Rob. who deceased 2^ Nov. 1643.

The letter cutt into an old marble stone.

Bishop Bancroft's Chiefe Seruent.

[Here the arms and inscription on Thomas Crooke's monument, as p. 31
Clark's Wood, iu. 161, 162, are omitted.]

Dilectissimus frater meus, Edwardus Symonds, obiit in hac
parochia, 60 die Octobris, Anno Domini 1644. Die Solis post meri-
diem. Sepultus die proximo in hac Ecclesia iuxta pedem Fontis.

15 Dec, 1643. Visit. St. Martins Church, near the Conduct p. 32
commonly called Carfax, quaterfois.

East window of the Chancel ^

[i. Azure, three stags' heads, 2 & i, or within a bordure argent].

[2. Per pale, the dexter side gules, on a bend dexter sable two
besants or, the sinister side purpure ?]

[3. Or, a fesse embattled sable.]

[4. Quarterly or and gules, in the first quarter a mullet argent,
('Vere').]

[5. Quarterly, i & 4 three fieurs de lys 2 & i for France, 2 «& 3,
three lions passant guardant in pale for England.]

[6. The same as 5, within a bordure componde argent & azure,
for Beaufort after 1397.]

[7. Argent, a cross gules.]

[8. Argent, a cross patence between four martlets sable.]

[9. Quarterly, i & 4 argent, three torteaux 2 & i gules ; 2 sable,
a lion passant argent, crowned or, 3 purpure ?]

[10. Purpure ?J

[11. Azure, two chevrons or between three roses argent.]

^ In MS. Harl. 6,365, p. 8, the following shields in the east window of the
chancel are described, viz. (11), (i), (3), (4), (5), (6?), (7), (8), and the three
following coats, viz. (i) ' Barry nebule of six, argent and gnles, on a bend sable
three bezants imperfect ' ; (ii) ' Argent, three Howers de lis between six cross
crosslets fitchees sable, Bereford ' ; (^iii) ' Argent, three torteanxes gules.'



104 COLLECTANEA. IV

This is at the bottome of the window in a confused heap of
glasse.

These three coates are in large & faire glasse in the East window of
the South yle ^.

[i. Per pale ; on the dexter side quarterly, gules and or, in the
dexter chief a mullet argent, as 4 above ; on the sinister side a fess
gules between two chevrons of the same ? ' Round about the border
of this window is this,' a crown.]

[2. Quarterly i & 4, or, sem^e with fleurs-de-lys azure; 2 & 3,
three lions passant guardant in pale or, for the arms of France
Ancient & England.]

[3. Per pale, on the dexter side as i above ; on the sinister side
a bend.]

p. 33 In the Window of the South yle'*.

[i. Or, a cross gules.]

[2. Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or, for the arms of
England.]

[Here the description of the monument to Edward Woodward
repaired by Thomas Cogan (' now Innkeeper at the King's Head in
Oxford 1647?'), and the arms, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 170, 171, are
omitted.]

[Here the description of the monument on the south wall, opposite
Woodward's monument, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 172, is omitted.]

Diuers flat stones in this South yle that were fairely inlayed with
brass but all taken off.

As also in all the Alleyes of the Church,
p. 34 North window of the North yle Chancell.

[i. Here the arms and description of Bowdyn and his family, as in
Clark's Wood, iii. 169, are omitted. Above the coat is this ('Orate
pro animabus Radulphi de Bowdyn et .... ux[oris] Anno domini
MCCCCCIX ').]

[2. Azure, a lozenge ('gone'), between three plates argent?
Underneath, the inscription to John Seman, as in Clark's Wood, iii.
170, is omitted.]

[Here the description of the monument of Ralph de Bowdyn, as in
Clark's Wood,\\i. 168, 169, except that in the scroll from the wife's
mouth the MS. has ' nos ' instead of ' me,' and the arms, are omitted.
(' The Inscription stolen away.')]

1 Also in MS. Harl. 6,365, p. 8.
» Also in MS. Harl. 6,365, p. 9.



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 105

Round about a blew flat Stone in the Chancell a faire Cross in p. 35

the Middle.
. . . Lyngesby quondam rector istius ecclesie.

South yle Chure Church.
Here lyeth the body of Mr. Thomas Collys des: Jan 13. 1635.

Another.
John Collys the son of Mr. Tho. C. buried May 4, 1632.

In the lowest North window of the North yle of the Church,
these in old glasse ^
[i. Or, two chevrons gules.]
[2. Argent, two bars gules.]
[3. Or, three bends sinister azure.]

These are depicted on coates on the Roofe of the Church.

[i. The arms of France & England quarterly.]

[2. Quarterly, i & 4, gules, a fess argent; 2 & 3, sable, a chevron
ermine between three ?]

[3. Quarterly i & 4, a fesse between three?; 2 & 3, argent, on
a bend gules three wings ? or.]

[4. A chevron.]

[5. Per pale, on the dexter side three bars dancettes gules ; the
sinister side blank.]

[6. Or, two chevrons sable ^.]

The Maior of the Citty for the time being though of another parish, p. 36
comes to this Church every Sunday etc. And this custome is alwayes
vsed that Morning Prayers begin (Winter & Summer) at 8 of the
Clock. When these are done, the parishioners for the most part goe
home to breakfast or the like. And at x the Sermon begins.

Rectory of this Church is in the Lord Keepers guift & pro temp:
xx' per Annum.

18 Dec. 1643. -A-ll Saints, vulgo All Hallowes Church. ?• 37

East window, South yle.

[Here four coats of arms, viz. : (i) the arms of the see of Lincoln,

* Also in MS. Harl. 6,365, p. 9.

* In MS. Harl. 6365, p. 8. ' In another east window now unseen by reason of
the stairs that go up to the quarters, there is this one coat almost defaced, the
impaling is quarterly, as I suppose Vere, if so then it is Vera impaling gules, a bend
between six cross crosslets fitch^es argent.' ■■^■■- ■ ..

y' U \ y "^ A ^ - 1?^
/ OF THE \

I VNIVER8JTV \



io6 COLLECTANEA. IV

(2) Azure, a saltire or, (3) the arms of Rotheram, and (6) the arms of
Richard Swan, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 158 (i), (2), (3), & (6) are
omitted. The 4^11 shield is blank, the 5*^ is argent, a fess azure
between three ? probably for the arms of Beckington corresponding
with (5) in Clark's Wood, p. 158.]

[Here the description of, inscription & arms on William Freur's
monument, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 153, are omitted.]
p. 38 [Here the arms & inscription on Mary Freur's monument, as in
Clark's Wood, iii. 154, 155, are omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Richard Good's stone, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 156, is omitted.]

Divers flat stones in this [South] Alley but the brasse is stolen.

The pages between 38 ^- 63 are lost.

St. Peters in the East.
[Indexed as beginning at p. 57 \]
p. 63 [Here the arms and inscription on Henry Smith's monument, as in

Clark's Wood, iii. 182, are omitted.]
p. 64 The Monument of Queen Elizabeth against the same North wall
fairely painted, besides the armes of France & England etc. nothing
but

I have fought a good fight & have finished my course. I have kept
the faith. Henceforth is l^yd up for me the crown of righteousness.

Tim. 3. 47. 8. 1622.

[Here the inscription on John Burbridge's brass, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 176, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on William Robinson's brass, except for some
omissions, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 175, is omitted.]

^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 202, and in MS. Harl. 6,^^65, pp. 51, 52, the arms of
Simon and Elizabeth Parrett differ from those in Clark's Wood, iii. 182, viz.
the pears and mullet are argent, and the crescent is sable. Both give the crest,
omitted in Clark's Wood, iii. 182, viz. 'A Parrett charged with a mullet holding
in her claw a peare.'

In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 205, the arms of Whittingham differ from those in
Clark's Wood, iii. 183, viz. the second quartering is 'a ladder in bend between
two ogresses,' and the crest, omitted in Clark's Wood, iii. 183, viz. ' a man's hand
couped at elboe holding a book open.'

In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 208, ' In a North window, argent, a cross gules, in the
West window, quarterly, France and England.' Both occur also in MS. Harl.

6,365, P- 57-

In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 208, 'In the North Chappel window "Orate pro anima
Magistri Vincentii Wykyng vicarii istius ecclesie qui hanc fenestram fieri fecit."
In the said window the Saints Sanctus Laurencius, Sancta Maria, Sanctus Vin-
centius.'

In MS. H.irl. 6,365, p. 57, ' In another window severall praying, over them
their names Koberti Parrett, Forrest, Adams.'



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 107

Dec. 29, 1643. S* Maries.

[Here the inscription on William de Hawkesworth's brass, as in p. 66
Clark's Wood, iii. 114, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Walter de Villete's stone, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 114, n. i, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on John de Delham's stone, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 114, n. i, is omitted.]

Under the picture of one in long gowne in brasse. [Here the p. 67
inscription on William Scot's brass as in Clark's Wood, iii. 114, is
omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Nicholas Quarme's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 113, except that the MS. has West Aluington, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on James Blount's brass, as in Clark's Wood, p. 68
iii. no, is omitted.]

[Here the arms & inscription on George Mompesson's monument,
as in Clark's Wood, iii. in, 112, n. i, are omitted.]

[Here the sketches of the figures, rebuses, & the inscription on p. 69
Edmund Croston's tomb, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 118, 119, are
omitted.]

[Here the arms and inscription on Malina Boys's tomb, as in p. 70
Clark's Wood, iii. 122, except that the MS. has die xv, are
omitted.]

[Here the inscription under Richard Cough's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 115, is omitted.]

Pages 71, 72, are missing.

[Here the first twelve words, ' Felici . . . familia,' of the inscription on p. 73
Juilus Oven's monument, & the arms over it, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 131, are omitted. Of the coats about the inscription, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 121, n. 3, the MS. has i, 2, 3, 14 all without colours, & 8
blank shields.]

[Here the arms and inscription on Daniel Amorrien's monument, as p. 74
in Clark's Wood, iii. 115, 116, n. i, are omitted. The crest over the
first coat of arms has colours in the MS., viz. the crown or, the fleur-
de-lys the same, the man's head proper, his habit sable.]

lan.i S* John's Church.

This is both a parish Church & Chappel to the Colledge of Merton. p. 77

East Window aloft.

[i. Gules three lions passant guardant in pale or, for England.]

^ The date is omitted in the MS.



io8 COLLECTANEA. IV

[2. The same as i, for a difference, a label of four points azure, for
Prince of Wales.]

[3. Or, three chevrons gules, for Clare.]

The Middle border of this Window is adorned with these, but not
in the forme of Escocheons.

[i. Quarterly, on a canton a mullet.]

[2. Or, three chevrons gules, for Clare.]

[3. Semde of fleurs-de-lys.]

[4. Gules, three lions passant guardant in pale or.]

[5. Gules, a lion rampant argent.]

The lower end of the South window of the Crosse yle is adorned
in this wise.

[i. Here the arms of the see of Canterbury, impaling Arundel,
as in Gutch's Wood, p. 35, are omitted.]

[2. Here the arms of France and England, as in Gutch's Wood,
p. 36, are omitted.]

[3. Here the arms of Courtney, as in Gutch's Wood, p, 36, are
omitted.]

[4. Here the arms of Clare, as in Gutch's Wood, p. 36, are
omitted.]

[Underneath is a fragment of an inscription, '

episcopi Norwicii qui fecit '.]

[Here the inscription under the West window to Walter de
Merton, as in Gutch's Wood, p. 35, is omitted.]
p. 78 [Here the arms and inscription on Henry Sever's brass, as in
Gutch's Wood, p. 25, are omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Richard de Camsale's gravestone, as in
Gutch's Wood, pp. 24, 25, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Richard de Hakeburne's gravestone, as
in Gutch's Wood, p. 24, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Walter de Horkstow's gravestone, as in
Gutch's Wood, p. 24, is omitted.]

Another [flat stone] thus circumscribed with letters in brasse

.... [i]acet sepultus Magister Robertus .... Trenge quondam
custo[s] [istiu]s domus, cuius anime propicietur Deus ^.
p. 79 Another with the letters in brasse with a crosse and a picture in
the top of the crosse. Circumscribed old text.

Hie iacet Magister Ricardus de mensis Nouembris anno

domini millesimo CCCLXXIX. Cujus anime propicietur Deus.
Amen ►!«.

[Possibly the same as XII in Gutch's Wood, p. 24.]



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 109

Another with the same forme.

quondam Gustos huius domus, Canonicus Herforden

.... qui obiit.

27 Dec. 1643. St. Mary Magdalene
without the Walls neare the North-gate.

East windowes, antient, North yle.

[i. Or, two gemelles sable, in chief three pellets of the second.]

[2. Or, two bends azure, ' Doyley.']

[Here the inscription on Roger Hewett's brass, as in Clark's p- 85
Wood, iii. 138, is omitted.]

[Upon] Another [flat stone] in the chancel.

Orate pro anima magistri lohannis Hath quondam vicarii huius
ecclesie. Cuius etc.

Another — piece broken off.

Miles Hobart of Plumstead in the County of Norfolk esq ....
here buried where he dyed in the lord the 17 of June .... the
hands of his mornefuU brother Mr. Henry Hobart .... sorrowfull
widow & onely two sons Thomas .... the one about 9, the other
about 6 yea[rs] of [age].

[Here the inscription on William Pickering's monument, as in p. 86
Clark's Wood, iii. 138, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Richard Pates' monument ('upon thepp. 86, 87
South wall') as in Clark's Wood, iii. 137, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Lady Yonge's monument, as in Clark's p. 87
Wood, iii. 138, is omitted.]

[Here the arms and inscription on William Crompton's monu-
ment, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 141, is omitted ^]

The horse's head of the crest is argent in the MS.

A flat stone in the middle yle of the Church fairely inlayed with p. 88
brasse with the picture of a Churchman in his Cope, and a shaved
Crown.

Thus circumscribed in brasse.

Orate pro anima magistri Roberti Abdy quondam magistri
Collegii Balioli in Oxon. qui obiit xvi die mensis lunii, Anno
domini milesimo CCCCLXXXIII. Cuius anime propicietur deus.
amen.

[Here the epitaph on Robert Abdy's brass, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 139, 140, is omitted.]

^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 190, in the arms of William Crompton, the chief is
gnles, and the horse's head argent.



no COLLECTANEA. IV

[Here the inscription on Richard Hampden's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 140, except that the MS. has ' 1529,'^ is omitted.]
p. 89 [Here the arms and inscription on Jane Fitz-herbert's brass, as
in Clark's Wood, iii. 142, and ib. n. 3, 4, are omitted ^]

[Here the inscription on John Havell's brass, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 142, 143, is omitted, with the exception of the following addi-
tions (' The man saying " Sume preces, virgo, per me intercedito,"
out of St. Katherine's mouth, " Omnipotens, famuli tu miserere tui."
On the left hand a woman kneeling with this ex ore, " Me ad
Ihesum virgo deducas tramite recto." Behind her Sancta Brigitta
with this " O alutonans famulam protige semieticam " ').]
p. 90 [Here the inscription, but not the verses, on William Smith's brass, as
in Clark's Wood, iii. 139, except that the MS. has ' 1599,' is omitted '.]
Taken This Church was used after the taking of Cirencester by his
1642, Maiestie to putt in as many of the Rebells as it would conueniently
2nd teb. \^q\^^ ^}jq -when they war within pulled up all the Pewes & burnt
them, and brake most of the windowes, but now tis a faire and large
church, & most of the Seates new made.
(Cf. footnotes 4 and 5.)

p. 92 Dec. 28, 1643. Holywell.

[Here the arms of Clare in the East window, as in Clark's Wood,
iii. 188, and carved in stone over the South Porch, are omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Agnes Hopper's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 188, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Eliza Franklin's monument, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 190, is omitted.]
(Cf. footnote 6.)

p. 95 Dec. 30, 1643. St. Thomas Parish Church, ex antiquo St. Nicholas.
West Window by Belfry, old.

^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 194, 1529.
' In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 193, 1574.
^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 192, 1580.

* In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 195, 28th day,in the inscription on the brass of Philip
Caxston, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 140, n. a.

^ In MS. Add. 11,610, ' On a table against the wall of the chancel, argent,
a chevron gnles between three torteauxes charged with as many martlets volant or.'

* In MS. Add. ii,6io, p. 179, the saltire in the Napier arms is engrailed, cf.
Clark's Wood, iii. 187.

In MS. Add. it,6io, p. 182, * in the churchyard, here lieth the body of
Samuel Ratclif, Master of Arts of Brasennose Colledge who departed this life,
December the 20th, 1649. Vnder all his coat viz : — A bend ingrailed, in sinister
cheif a mullet.' In Clark's Wood, iii. 246, in the parish registers of S. Mary the
Virgin is the following death : Samuel Ratcliff, D.D., principal of Brasenose
College, 30 June, 1648.



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 "l

[Azure, three stags' heads cabossed or.]

North Window, the Colours gone.

[Quarterly, i & 4, the arms of the see of Canterbury, 2 & 3, the
arms of Archbishop Morton, i.e. quarterly, in ist and 4th quarters
a goat's head erased, 2 & 3 ermine.]

A small Window in the North side of the Chancel fild with the
picture of the Virgin Mary \ Under her this, Cotes etc.

[Here the arms of the ' See of Norwich ' are omitted. Beneath
them on either side is a ton or, having a cat argent upon it. Below
is the inscription ' Roberti Catton, prions Norwici const .... 1519.'

* Memorandum, such figures are on a Monument in Milke Church,
London.']

In the East window of the Chancel the picture of S* George with
the Red Crosse on his breast and on his left arm, this in this
forme, argent, a cross gules.

[Here another shield in the East window, azure, a lion rampant
or, as in Clark's Wood, iii, 194, is omitted.]

Three lyons also not in Cotes.

[Here the inscription on William Tilcock's monument, as in p. 96
Clark's Wood, iii. 193, except that the MS. has ' 73,' is omitted''.]

The South Porch of this Church is newly built of Free Stone.
[Here the arms of Robert Burton over the door, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 194, are omitted.]

Mr. Burton of Christchurch was vicar of this Church [as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 194] under the Dean & Chapter of Christ Church, &
gave £10 per annum in perpetuo to this Church when he dyed.

There was No Rayles about the Communion Table at any tyme p. 97
in this Church.

After the taking of Cirencester 300 or thereabout of these Prisoners
were putt into this Church & they brake some of the Windowes &
burn't some of the Seates, they stay'd from Munday to the Sunday
following.

(Cf. footnote 3.)

January 2nd, 1643. St. Giles. p. 99

The South yle of the Chancel is of the same bignis & breadth
with the Chancel & three steps of ascent like to that, both very old.

' In MS. Add. ii,6io, p. 218, 'with Christ in her armes and a scrole in it,
" Sancta Maria, ora pro nobis." '
=■ In MS. Add. ii,6io, p. 218, ' 74.'
^ In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 219, ' Vpon the Saint's bell of this church this:

* barbra vocor anno domini MCCCCLii.'"



112 COLLECTANEA. IV

The old window of the East end of this South yle is adorned with
these Coates in this manner.

[Here is a drawing of late Early English window of three lights.]

[North light i. cheeky or and azure, a fess gules.]

[2. cheeky or & azure.]

[3. gules, three fleurs-de-lys, two & one, or, (' Cantelupe ').]

[Centre light, (' white glasse').]

[South light, opposite i. on North light, bendy or and azure,
(' Mountfort ').]
p. 100 This Circumscription was about a Blew Marble but is broken,
not all legible.

... 1ST : FRERE : ALISANDRE : DE DEVPORT : lADYS :

CHAPELE .... ALME . EYT

An old Altar Tombe of Course free stone, the two pictures of
a man and woman, & this inscription in brasse, but the surface
is inlayed with lead, with arched worke ouer their heads, of each
side of him a^ Crutch, & at bottom pincers & a hatchet all of
lead inlayed. [Here the inscription on Walter Barow's tomb, as
in Clark's Wood, iii. 195?, is omitted.]

[Here the inscription on Thomas Ashcombe's brass, as in Clark's
Wood, iii. 196, is omitted.]

p. 1 01 A neate Monument of Alablaster with the statues of an Alder-
man in his Scarlet gowne, his wife & three children, against the
East end of the North yle, this flore also as the two others ascending
with three old Stone Steps. [Here the inscription on Henry
Bosworth's monument, as in Clark's Wood, iii. 195, is omitted.]

p. 102 Under the arches of the North Wall lies a Course stone in the
forme of a Coffin broadest at the West ende, a faire Crosse carved
on the Top of it.

All the Prisoners taken at Cirencester were brought by this Church
into Towne and put here for the present & the time they stayed
they burned most of the Seates in the Church, all in the Chancel,
& made the East end their evacuating place.
(Cf. footnotes i and 2.)

p. 122 [Here a list of colleges is omitted.]

p. 123 [Here a list of halls is omitted.]

^ St. Aldate's. In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 188, 'Tn the West window of this
chappel [in St. Aldate's, July 18, i66i,cf. p. 183] these amies, viz., of Beckington,*
in Clark's Wood, iii. i .^o, ' long since defaced.'

' St. Peter's in the West. In MS. Add. 11,610, p. 223, 'On the Wainscot over
the body of the church these armes : — Argent, a cross gules, twice. Two coats
quarterly, (i) gules, (2) argent, a mullet gults, twice.



OXFORD CHURCH NOTES, 1643-4 113

Jan. 2, 1643. Gloucester Hall. p. 139

This Cote is carved in stone very large ouer the door going into
the Kitchen.

[A dragon rampant (' Botreaux ').]

Vpon the wall, vpper end of the hall, painted.

[Gules, an annulet ? or, within a bordure sable charged with eight
estoiles or, on a canton ermine a lion rampant sable, langued
gules. Crest, a crane argent on a mantle gules, doubled argent
('Sir . . . Smyth').]

Hall Windowes.

[i. Quarterly France & England.]

[2. Azure, a chain in fess couped & padlocked at one end



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