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of Exeter, till 1584. R. of Rewe, Devon, 1585-90. V. of
Maiden Newton, Dorset, 1586. R. of West Horndon, Essex,
1591-1619. Of Ingatestone, 1609-19. Of East Tilbury, 1616.
Will (Consist C. London) 1619. (Al. Oxon.)



Clifford, Henry

CLIFFE, RICHARD. Fellow of Peterhouse, 1339-52.
CLIFF, RICHARD. B.A. 1522-3; M.A. 1526; B.D. 1536-7.

One of these names C. of Stone, Stafis., 1548-53, and 1559-78.

V. of Sandon, 1554-9. Buried May 31, 1578. (Wm. Salt

Arch. Soc., 1915.)

CLIFFE, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter, 1582;
B.A. 1585-6. Incorp. at Oxford, 1589. M.A. (Oxford) 1589.
Perhaps V. of Aldborough, Yorks., 1590-1603. Died 1603.

CLIFFE, ROBERT. B.Civ.L. and B.Can.L. 1496-7 (8 years' study
in Cambridge and Oxford). R. of Tilston, Cheshire, 1497.
Warden of the Collegiate Church, Manchester, 1509-18.
(Cooper, 1. 66, who seems to confound him with the next.)

CLIFF, ROBERT. B.Civ.L. 1516-7; D.Civ.L. 1522-3. Adm.
advocate, Doctors' Commons, Oct. 7, 1522. V. of Wisbech
St Peter, 1525. Chancellor and official of Ely. R. of Cotten-
ham, Cambs,, till 1538; and of Northwold and Outwell St
Clement, Norfolk. Died 1538. Will, P.C.C. His bed to
remain at Northwold, gown at Cottenham, other things at
Nuthurst. ' xx rf to singe two trentalles in the Rounde Church,
Cambridge, for my hoste's soule of the Ramme.' (J. Ch.
Smith.)

CLIFFE, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1445;
B.A. 1449; M.D.

CLIFFE, WILLIAM. B.Civ.L. 1514-5; D.Civ.L. 1522-3. Adm.
advocate, 1522. Preb. of St Paul's, 1526. Archdeacon of
London, 1529. Preb. of York, 1532. Archdeacon of Cleve-
land, 1533. R. of Waverton, Cheshire, 1534. Precentor,
1534; and treasurer of York, 1539. Dean of Chester, 1547.
R. of Standish, Lanes., 1552. Died Dec 1558. Will (P.C.C).
(Cooper, 1. 187; D.N.B.)

CLIFF, WILLIAM Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's, Mar. 17,
1 670-1. S. of William, farmer, of East Cottingwith, Yorks.
B. there. School, Kirton, Lines. Matric. 1671. Migrated to
Magdalene. B.A. 1674; as Cliff er.

CLIFFORD, ABRAHAM. Matric. pens, (age 18) from Pembroke,
Easter, 1646. S. of Joseph, of Warws., clerk. B.A. 1649-50;
M.A. 1653; B.D. 1660. Fellow, 1650; rc-adm. 1660. Proctor,
1656. R. of Quendon, Essex; « jected, 1662. Studied physic
at Leyden. Created M.D. Oxford) 1670. Practised in
London. Died 1675. Will, P.C.C. (Calamy, 1. 213.)

CLYFFORD, ANTHONY. Matric. sizarfrom Magdalene, Easter,
1618.

CLIFFORD, Sir CONYERS. M.A. 1594-5 (at a special congre-
gation). S. of George, of Bobbing, Kent. Served at the siege
of Rouen, 1591. Knighted, 1591. M.P. for Pembroke, 1593.
President of Connaught, Ireland, 1597. Killed in the war in
Ireland, Aug. 1599. Will (P.C.C.) 1600. Brother of Nicholas.
(Cooper, 11. 278; D.N.B.)

CLIFFORD, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from Trinity, 1638;
B.A. 1642-3; M.A. 1646.

CLIFFORD, GEORGE. Matric. sizar from St Catharine's,
Michs. 1564.

CLIFFORD, GEORGE (Earl of Cumberland). Matric. Fell.-
Com. from Trinity, Easter, 15 71. S. of Henry, Earl of
Cumberland. B. at Brougham Castle, Cumberland, Aug. 8,
1558. M.A. 1576. M.A. (Oxford) 1592. Succeeded as Earl,
Jan. 8, 1569-70. K.G. 1592. A famous naval commander.
Fought against the Spanish Armada in 1588; and command-
ed expeditions to America. Died in London, Oct. 30, 1605.
Buried at Skipton, Yorks. Will (P.C.C.) 1606. (Cooper, n.
413; D.N.B.)

CLIFFORTHE, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter,i552.

CLIFFORD, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi,
Easter, 1559. B. at Aylsham, Norfolk. B.A. 1561-2; M.A.
1565. Fellow, 1563-9. Ord. deacon (London) May 1, 1565,
age 23; priest (Ely) July 29, 1565. R. of Landbeach, Cambs..
1569. Died 1616, aged 77. Buried Dec 28. M.I. Father of
Henry (I59 1 )-

CLIFFORD, HENRY. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Trinity, Easter,
1572. One of these names, s. of Thomas, of Brakenborough,
Lines.; age 18 in 1573. Succeeded his father. Died 1598.
(Lines. Pedigrees.)

CLIFFORD, HENRY. Adm. at Corpus Christi, May 10, 1591.
S. of Henry (1559), R. of Landbeach, Cambs. B. there, 1575.
B.A.(? I594-5);M.A. I598;B.D. 1607. Ord. deacon (Norwich)
Dec. 1, 1508, age 24, as C. of Landbeach; priest, Feb. 24,
1598-9. V. of Gainsborough, Lines., 1608-10. V. of Cor-
ringham and Grayingham, 1610. Preb. of Lincoln, 1608.
Married Eleanor, dau. of Richard Jackson, gent. Died Feb.
16,1628-9. Buried at Corringham. M.I. there. (Masters.)

CLIFFORD, HENRY. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Sidney, Mar. 3,
1630-1, from Jesus. S. of Henry, R. of Grange, Lines.
School, Lincoln. Matric. 1631; B.A. 1633-4; M.A. 1637.



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CLIFFORD, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Jesus, May 29, 1667. Of
Lincolnshire. Matric. 1668; B.A. 1670-1; M.A. 1675. Ord.
deacon (Lincoln) June 2, 1672; priest, Aug. 10, 1676. R. of
Wroot, 1684.-1721. Preb. of Lincoln, 1698. Died 1721.
Buried at Wroot. (Blore's Rutland, 138.)

CLIFFORD, JAMES. Matric sizar (age 17) from Pembroke,
Michs. 1648. S. of Joseph, of Warws. B.A. 1651-2; M.A.
1655. Fellow, 1652. Buried in the College Chapel, July 20,
1657. (E. Anglian, 11. 14.)

CLIFFORD, JOHN. B.A. 1522-3; M.A. 1526.

CLIFFORD, (?) JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, c. 1592.

CLIFFORD, MARTIN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter,
1640, scholar from Westminster. Poet, and wit, about the
Court. Master of the Charterhouse, 1 671-7. Buried in
St Margaret's, Westminster, Dec 13, 1677. (D.N.B.)

CLIFFORD, Sir NICHOLAS. M.A. 1594-5 (special congregation).
Knighted, 1591. M.P. for Haverfordwest, 1593. Buried
at sea, Nov. 15, 1595. Brother of Conyers, above.

CLIFFORD, PHILIP. Adm. at King's (age 17) a scholar from
Eton, July 8, 1606. Of Landbeach. Cambs. Matric. 1606;
B.A. 1609-10; M.A. 1613. Fellow, 1609-27. Vice-provost,
1625. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Mar. 19; priest, Mar. 20, 1613-4.
V. of Fordingbridge, Hants., 1626. Died 1638-9.

CLIFFORTHE, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter,
1552-

CLIFFORD, THOMAS DE. Scholar at King's Hall, 1378.
Promoted to a benefice, Oct. 9, 1382.

CLIFFORD, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1497. B.Can.L. 1503-4. Fellow, c. 1502.

CLIFFORD, THOMAS. Matric pens, from Magdalene, Michs.
1642; B.A. 1646-7. Perhaps s. of Hugh, Esq., of Chudleigh,
Devon, adm. at the Middle Temple, June 19, 1648.

CLIFFORD, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Jesus, Mar. 9, 1646-7.
Of Suffolk. Matric. 1647.

CLIFTON, CHARLES. Adm. Fell. -Com. at Trinity, Sept 12,
1663. Matric. 1664. Perhaps s. of Gervase, of Clifton, Notts.,
Knt. and Bart.; adm. at Gray's Inn, Apr. 13, 1664. Died
unmarried, before 1677. (Thoroton, 1. 108.)

CLIFTON, EDMUND. B.Civ.L. 1527-8. Of St Paul's Hostel,
which he, and Silvanus, below, surrendered to Queens'
College, 1527. Fellow of King's Hall, 1531-44. Perhaps the
man of these names; of WUford, Notts., who bequeathed
(1547), his 'best silver salt' to Gonville Hall. {Test. Ebor.,
vi. 255; Searle, Hist, of Queens'.)

CLIFTON, FRANCIS. M.D. 1728 (Com. Reg.). B. in Norfolk.
M.D. of Leyden, 1724. F.R.S. 1727. F.R.C.P. 1729.
Gulstonian lecturer, 1732. Physician to the Prince of Wales.
Went to Jamaica, 1734. Died 1736. (Munk, 11. 115; D.N.B.)

CLIFTON, GAMALIEL B.Can.L. 1503-4 (Doctor later). Incorp.
at Oxford, 1 52 1. Preb. of York, 1500-41. Canon of Windsor,
1522. Preb. of Hereford, 1528. Dean of Hereford, 1530.
Died Apr. 29, 1541. Will (P.C.C.). Gamaliel Cliston; LL.B.;
of Yorks.; was ord. acolyte, Ely, Mar. 13, 1499-1500; sub-
deacon, Apr. 18, 1500. (Cooper, 1. 78.)

CLYFTON, GERVASSE. Adm. scholar (age 18) at Caius, Feb. 8,
1582-3. S. of Richard, gent., of Clifton, Notts. Schools,
Clifton and Sutton Bonnington, Notts. B.A. 1586-7; M.A.
1590.

CLIFTON, GERVASE. Matric. FelL-Com. from St John's,
Easter, 1603. Created M.A. 1612, on visit of the Prince of
Wales. S. of George, of Clifton, Notts. Created Bart. 1611.
M.P. for Notts., 1614, 1620, 1624, 1628, 1661 ; for Nottingham,
1626; for East Retford, 1640-3. Commissioner at Oxford and
Newark for King Charles I. Husband to seven wives. Died
June 28, 1666, aged 80. M.I. at Clifton. (Thoroton, 1. 108^9;
G.E.C.)

CLIFTON, GERVASE. Matric sizar from Corpus Christi,
Michs. 1613; B.A. 1617-8. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) May 26,
1621; priest, Feb. 18, 1626-7.

CLYFTON, GERVASE. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Trinity, Easter,
1628. S. of Sir Gervase of Clifton, Notts. (1603). B.
c. 1612. Succeeded as Bart., 1666. Died Jan. 14, 1675-6,
Buried at Clifton. (Thoroton, 1. 105; G.E.C.)

CLYFTON, GERVASE. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's, Jan.
21, 1630-1. S. of Henry, farmer, of Easton, Rutland. B.
there. School, Uppingham.

CLIFTON, HENRY. Matric FelL-Com. from Corpus Christi,

Easter, 1581.
CLIFTON, HENRY. Adm. FelL-Com. (age 15) at Sidney, Apr.

26, 1633. S. of Thomas, Esq. B. at toft, Fakenham, Norfolk.

Schools, Helloughton and Bury. (Vis. of Norf.)

CLIFTON, HENRY. Matric Fell.-Com. from King's, Easter,
1657; B.A. 1660-1.



Clinton, Sir Edward

CLIFTON, JAMES. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1691.
B. in Lanes. Matric 1 691-2; B.A. 1695-6; M.A. 1699.
Fellow, 1695. V. of Wootton Wawen, Warws., 'went abroad
a Roman Catholic, where he was slain in a garrison in
Flanders.' (Harwood, 276.)

CLIFTON, JOHN. Scholar of Clare, 1492, age 16.

CLIFTON, JOHN. Matric. FelL-Com. from Peterhouse, Michs.
1554. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Feb. 8, 1557-8, as s. of
William, Esq., of Somerset. Knighted, 1574. Will (P.C.C.)
1593. Of Barrington, Somerset. (J. Ch. Smith.)

CLIFTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Caius, May 6, 1575-
Of Hornby, Lanes. S. of John. School, Giggleswick. Matric.
1575-

CLIFTON, JOHN. M.A. from King's, 1714. S. of James, of
Forton, Lanes. Matric. from Corpus Christi, Oxford, Nov. 24,
1683, age 19; B.A. from St Mary Hall, Oxford, 1689.
Perhaps R. of Bough ton, Northants., 1 689-1 700. R. of
St Thomas-at-Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex, 1712-8. R. of Edburton,
1716-35. (Al. Oxon.)

CLIFTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, Apr. 6,
1717. S. of William, of Houghton m Barnsley, Yorks. School,
Wakefield, Yorks. Scholar, 1718. Afterwards M.D. Died in
France. (M. H. Peacock.)

CLIFTON, ROBERT. B.Can.L. 1466-7. One of these names V.
of Hampton, Midds., 1457.

CLIFTON, ROWLAND. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Lent,
1580-1. Perhaps V. of Tarrant Monkton, Dorset, 1593.
(Hutchins, 111. 576.)

CLIFTON, SILVANUS. B.Civ.L. 1503-4. Of St Paul's Hostel,
which he and Edmund (above) surrendered to Queens', 1527.
In 1515 he accompanied the proctors one night when a
townsman was wounded, and died next day. He obtained
absolution from the Pope. (Searle, Hist, of Queens'; Baker
MS. lxii. 184.)

CLIFTON ('CLIFFAN'), THEODORE. Matric. sizar from
Emmanuel, Easter, 1626. Ord. priest (Peterb.) May 20,
1638; 'B.A.'

CLIFTON, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity, c. 1598; B.A.
from Clare, 1601-2; M.A. 1605.

CLIFTON, THOMAS. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Trinity, Easter,
1606. Probably the same who was admitted Fell.-Com. at
King's, Michs. 1606; B.A. from King's, 1609-10. Perhaps
adm. at the Middle Temple, May, 1609, as s. of Henry, Esq.,
of Toftrees, Norfolk. Perhaps will proved (P.C.C.) 1621; 'of
Tof trees.'

CLIFTON, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1714. B. at Salisbury. Matric 1715; B.A. 1718-9; M.A.
1722; D.D. 1737. Fellow, 1 71 7. Ord. deacon (London) June

4, 1721; priest (Ely) May 20, 1722. R. of Boyton, Wilts.
Died June 27, 1763. (G. Mag.)

CLIFTON, W. B.Civ.L. 1491.

CLIFTON, Sir WILLIAM, Bart. Adm. nobleman (age 15) at
Trinity, Oct. 25, 1677. Of Clifton, Notts. S. of Sir Clifford,
Knt. Matric. 1678; M.A. 1679. Succeeded his uncle, Sir
Gervase (1628) as Bart., 1676. M.P. for Notts., 1684-7. Died
unmarried in France. Buried at Clifton, June 8, 1686.
(Thoro ton's Notts., 1. 109, 113; G.E.C.)

CLIFTON, . B.A. 1498-9; M.A. 1502. Probably Robert; will

proved (V.C.C.) 1509. Parson of Bucknall; left legacies to
Michael House; to be buried in St Michael's Church, Cam-
bridge.

CLIFTON, . Student at Trinity, 1548.

CLINCHE, JOHN. Matric pens, from St John's, c. 1595; B.A.

1598-9, as Clench.
CLINCH, JOHN. Matric. FelL Com. from Queens', Michs. 1638.

Of Suffolk.
CLINCHE, ROBERT. Matric. Fell.-Com. from St John's, Michs.

1587.

CLINCH, . Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, Michs. 1652.

CLINT, see also CLYNT.

CLINT, SAMUEL Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's, Mar. 21,
1737-8. S. of Samuel, husbandman, of Yorks. B. at Ripley.
School, Threshfield. Matric. 1738; B.A. 1 741-2. Ord. deacon
(Lincoln) Mar. 14, 1741-2; priest (York) Sept. 22, 1745; C. of
Beeford, Yorks. (Scott-Mayor, iu. 491.)

CLINTON, see also FIENNES.

CLINTON, Sir EDWARD. M.A. 1564; on the Queen's visit.

5. of Thomas, 8th Lord Clinton and Save. B. 1512. Knighted,
1544. Lord High Admiral, 1550. K.G., 1551. Created Earl

t of Lincoln, 1572. Died Jan. 16, 1584-5. (D.N.B.; Cooper, 1.
4941 G.E.C.)



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Clinton, Henry Fiennes

CLINTON, HENRY FIENNES (Earl of Lincoln). Adm. at Clark,

1737. LL.D. 1749. Succeeded his brother as 9th Earl of

Lincoln, 1730. Succeeded as 2nd Duke of Newcastle-under-

Lyme, 1768. K.G. 175a. Lord Lieutenant for Notts.. 1768-

94. Died Feb. 22, 1794. (GM.C; D.N.B.; Clare Coll. Hist.,

160.)
CLINTON, Lord (THEOPHILUS FIENNES). Adm. FelL-Com.

at Queens', Easter, 1618. S. of Thomas, 3rd Earl of Lincoln.

Matric. 1618; M.A. 1618. Succeeded as 4th Earl of Lincoln,

1619. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 5, 1619-20. Died May

a 1, 1667. (G.E.C.)
CLIPSAM, RICHARD. Adm. pens, (age 19) at St John's,

Nov. 8, 1666. S.of ,gent.,ofCatesby-in-Lindsey. School,

Cowick, Snaith, Yorks.
CLYPSHAM, ROBERT. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Caius, Sept. 23,

1656. S. of Edward, gent., of Braybrooke, Northants. B.

there. Schools, Bowden and Market Harborough, Leics.

Matric. 1656-7; Scholar, 1656-61; B.A. 1660-1; M.A. 1671.

V. of Horbling, 1662-3; and of Billingborough, Lines., 1662.

Preb. of Chichester, 1681. Author. Died 1702. (Venn, 1.

396-)
CLIPSTON, JOHN DE. 'King's scholar' at Cambridge, 1327-8.

One of these names preb. of Lichfield, 1321.
CLIPSTONE, JOHN. Carmelite Jsjar of Nottingham. D.D. of

Cambridge. Died c. 1378. (D\N.B.; Pits, 519.)
CLIPWELL, ROBERT. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, May 5, 1722;

afterwards pens. Of Norfolk. Matric 1724; B.A. 1725-6;

M.A. 1730. Ord. deacon (Norwich) May, 1727; priest, June,

1728.
CLISTON, WILLIAM. D.Can.L. (? Cambridge). R. of Orwell,

Cambs., 1518.
CLITHEROE, see CLETHEROE.
CLIVE, AMBROSE. Matric. pens, from Trinity, c. 1596. Of

Cheshire. Scholar, 1599; B.A. 1599-1600. Fellow of St

John's, 1604-5. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Feb. 21, 1607-8.

Buried at St Mary's, Shrewsbury, Mar. 5, 1645-6. Perhaps

father of Robert (1629-30). (Vis. of Shrops., 1623.)
CLIVE, BENJAMIN. Adm. pens, at Clare, Apr. 3, 1714. S. of

Robert. B. at Styche, Salop. Matric. 1714; B.A. 17x8-9;

M.A. 1729. R. of Adderley, Salop, 1720-35. R. of Muckle-

ston, Staffs., 1729. V. of Driffield, Derbs., 1735-59- Died

I759- Buried at Styche, Mar. 12. Father of Robert (1742).

CLYVE, FRANCIS. Matric pens, from Trinity, Lent, 1579-80;
Scholar, 1584; B.A. 1584-5. Perhaps s. of Ralph, Esq., of
Waif ord, Salop; adm. at the Middle Temple, May 12, 1589,
from New Inn. (Vis. of Shrops.)

CLIVE, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at St John's, 1629-30. S. of

Ambrose (? 1596), of Salop. School, Whitchurch. Migrated

to Emmanuel, Mar. 23, 1629-30. Matric 1631. Adm. at

Lincoln's Ion, June 7, 1632, as s. and h. of Ambrose, of

Styche, Salop, Esq.
CLIVE, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 19) at St John's, July 3,

1742. S. of Benjamin (1714), clerk, K. of Adderley, Salop.

B. at Adderley. School, Drayton. Matric. 1742; B.A. 1745-6;

MA. 1750. Ord. priest (Lichfield) Sept. 20, 1747. R- of

Adderley, 1750. Preb. of Hereford, 1760-9. V. of Clun,

1766-82. Chaplain to Lord Scarsdale. Archdeacon of Salop,

1769-92. Preb. of Westminster, 1778-92. Died July 15,

1792. (Scott-Mayor, m. 532.)
CLIVE, ROGER. Adm. (age 17) at King's, a scholar from Eton,

1544. B. at Drayton, Salop. Fellow, 1547-8; left without

a degree.
CLIVELY or CLEAVLEY, GEORGE. Matric. sizar from King's,

Easter, 1715.
CLOBERY, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Sidney,

May 6, 1626. S. of John, Esq. B. at Bradstone, Devon.

School, Maristow. Matric 1626-7. Adm. at the Inner

Temple, 1628. (Vis. of Devon, 1620.)
CLOBERY, ROBERT GLYNN, see GLYNN.
CLOPTON, see alto CLAPTON.
CLOPTON, BERNARD. Adm. sizar at Trinity, May 26, 1671.

Matric. 1671.
CLOPTON, FRANCIS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1533. Perhaps s. and h. of William, of Long Melford, Suffolk.

Died there 1577. M.I. Brother of John (1553)-
CLOPTON, ISAAC. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, May 8,

1603. S. of Walter, gent. B. at liandrinio, Montgomery.

School, Shrewsbury. Matric. 1695; B.A. 1698-9.
CLOPTON, JOHN. Matric pens, from St John's, Michs. 1333.

Brother of Francis (1353)-
CLOPTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Sidney, Feb. 1600-1. Of

Northamptonshire. Scholar, 1601, as Clapton. One of these

names, of Livermere, Suffolk, adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. a,

1600-1.



Clopton, William

CLOPTON, JOHN. Adm pens, (age 17) at Christ's, Feb. 13,
1631-2. S. of William, of Liston Hail, Essex. B. at Liston,
School, Felsted. Matric 1632. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn.
Oct. 24, 1635. Of Little Waltham, Essex, gent. Brother of
Thomas (1627-8) and William (1627-8). Father of the next
and William (1676). (PeiU, 1. 416; Suff. Man. lam., 1.
I45-)

CLOPTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Jesus, June 6, 1668. S. of
John, above, of Little Waltham, Essex, Esq. Matric. 1668;
B.A. 1671-2; M.A. 1675. Died unmarried. Brother of
William (1676). (Suff. Man. I am., 1. 145.)

CLOPTON, POLEY. Adm. pens, at Queens', Mar. 29, 1692. S.
of William, of Liston Hall, Essex. B. in Essex. School,
Bury. Matric. 1692; B.A. 1695-6; M.A. 1699; M.D. 1705
(Com. Reg.). Fellow, 1696-1725. Proctor, 1703-4. Physician
at Bury. Founder of Clopton's Hospital, Bury. Died Oct.
31, 1730, aged 56. Buried at Liston. (Suff. Man. Fam., 1.
145.)

CLOPTON, ROGER. Adm. pens, at Clare, June 30, 1660, as
Clapton. M.A. 1662 (Lit. Reg.). R. of Downham, Cambs.,
1661. [Ely Dio. Rec., 289.)

CLOPTON, THOMAS. Matric pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1548.

CLOPTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Sidney, June 2, 1612.
S. of William, of Groton, Suffolk. B. at Groton, 1593. B.A.
1612-3; M.A. 1616. Ord. deacon (London) Sept. 25, 1616,
age 23; C. of Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex; priest, Sept. 1, 1617.
R. of Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex, 1616-63. Died 1663.
[Suff. Man. Fam., 1. 144.)

CLOPTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, Mar. 6,
1627-8. Eldest s. of William, of Liston Hall, Essex. B. there.
School, Melford, Suffolk. Matric. 1628. Of Liston Hall, Esq.
Married and had issue. Died 1670. Buried at Liston.
Brother of William (1627-8) and John (1631-2). (Peile, 1.
389; Vis. of Essex, 1634; Suff. Man. Fam., 1. 145.)

CLOPTON, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1665. B. at Wickham, Cambs. Was refused a fellowship,
1668 (signs, as fellow, 1668-9). Matric 1667; M.A. 1674
(Lit. Reg.). Master of Oswestry School, 1672. R. of Kilkin,
Flints., 1673. Preb. of St Aiaph, 1677. R. of Llanrwst,
1677. R. of Christleton, Cheshire, 1688. (Harwood.)

CLOPTON, WALTER. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, Oct 18,
1636. S. of William, of Groton, Suffolk, Esq. B. at Groton.
Schools, Colchester and Boxford. Matric 1637; B.A. 1640-1 ;
M.A. 1646. R. of Boyton, near Woodbridge, 1659-64. Died
1664. Brother of William (1636). (Peile, 1. 446; Suff. Man.
Fam., 1. 144.)

CLOPTON, WALTER. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, May 6,
1668. Matric. 1668; B.A. 1671-2; M.A. 1675. R. of Rattles-
den, Suffolk, 1675-1711. Died Sept. 4, 171 1.

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Matric pens, from Queens', Easter,
1583. Of Suffolk.

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. B.A. from Christ's, 1604-5; M.A. 1608.
Probably s. of William, of Groton, Suffolk. B. 1584. Adm.
at Gray's Inn, 1605. Buried at Groton, Nov. 7, 1648. (Peile,
1. 236; Suff. Man. Fam., 1. 144.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Fell. -Commoner at Jesus, 1606-7. S.
of Thomas, of Kentwell, Suffolk. Knighted, 1614. Died
1618. Will (P.C.C.) 1619. (A. Gray; Autobiog. of Simon
D'Ewes, 11. 162.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 14) at Christ's, Mar. 6,
1627-8. S. of William, of Liston Hall, Essex. B. there.
School, Melford, Suffolk. Matric. 1628. Adm. at Gray's Inn,
Mar. 6, 1627-8. Died at Edwinston, Suffolk, unmarried, c.
1685. Brother of Thomas (1627-8) and John (1631-2).
(Peile, 1. 390.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. 12,
1630. Of Essex. Matric 1631; B.A. 1633-4; M.A. 1637.
R. of Rettendon, Essex, 1654; ejected, 1662. Presented to
Markeshall, 1647. (Calamy, 1. 516.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Christ's, Oct. 18,
1636. S. of William, of Groton, Suffolk. B. there. Schools,
Colchester and Boxford. Matric. 1637; B.A. 1640-1. Of
Groton, Esq. Buried there Apr. 25, 1666. Brother of Walter
(1636). (Petit, 1. 446; Suff. Man. Fam., 1. 144.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Oct.
xa, 1676. S. of John (1631), of Little Waltham, Essex. B. at
Tebworth, Beds. Matnc. 1677; B.A. 1680-1; M.A. 1684.
One of these names P.C. of Tilty, Essex, 1694. Died Jan. as,
1734, aged 69. Will (Comm. C. Essex) 1723- Brother of John
(1668). (Suff. Man. Fam., 1. 145.)

CLOPTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Queens', May 22, 1683.
Of Suffolk. Matric. 1685. Perhaps brother of Poley (1692).



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CLOSE or CLOSSE, GEORGE. Matric. sizar from Trinity,
Michs. 1571; B.A. 1578-9 (Incorp. from Oxford); M.A. 1579.
A minister in London. Presented, but not instituted, to
Cuckfield, Sussex, 1581. Cited for a sermon at St Paul's
Cross, 1586. (Cooper, 11. 537; D.N.B.)

CLOSE, GEORGE. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 16x1.
Perhaps B.A. from St John's, 1624-5.

CLOSE, HENRY. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Sidney, June 23, 1737-
S. of John, gent., of Oulston, Yorks. Schools, Richmond
andCoxwold. Matric. 1737; B.A. 1740-1; M.A. 1744. Fellow,
1743. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Feb. 22, 1740-1 ; priest, May 29,
1743. R. of Wetheringsett, Suffolk, 1748-57. Died Nov. 5,
1757-

CLOSE, ISRAEL Adm. pens, (age 20) at St John's, May 24,
1735. S. of William, attorney-at-law, of Lines. B. at Boston.
School, Boston. Matric. 1735; B.A. 1738-9. Ord. deacon
(Lincoln) Mar. 18, 1738-9; priest, May 27, 1742. R. of
Beesby, Lines., 1742-71. (Scott-Mayor, hi. 466.)

CLOSE, NICHOLAS. D.D. Chancellor of the University, 1450-1.

One of the original fellows of King's, 1443. Of a Flemish

family. Proctor, 1433-5. V. of St John Zachary, Cambridge.

Archdeacon of Colchester, 1447. Warden of King's Hall,

1449-52. Bishop of Carlisle, 1450. Bishop of Lichfield, 1452.

Supposed to have been the architect of King's ChapeL Died

Oct. 1452. {Hist. King's, 19; D.N.B.)
CLOSE, ROBERT. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Mar. 17,

1700-1. S. of Ralph, deceased. B. at Richmond, Yorks.

School, Richmond. Matric. 1701; B.A. 1704-5; M.A. 1708.

Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Mar. 9, 1706-7; priest (Norwich) Feb.

1707-8. Master of Richmond School, 1722-50. Died Aug. 16,

1750. M.I.
CLOOS, STEPHEN. Of King's Haix, 1444-6. Held a benefice

of £40 a year. Probably archdeacon of Carlisle till his death,

1470.
CLOOS, WILLIAM. Scholar at King's Haix, 1452-8.

CLOOS, . Incorp. 1477-8.

CLOSSOPE, . B.A. 1511-3.

CLOUDESLEY, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,

1634; B.A. 1637-8; M.A. 1641. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Mar.

10, 1638-9; priest (Lincoln) Jan. 25, 1645-6. R. of Wyfordby,

Leics. Buried there Dec. 17, 1655. (Nichols., 11. 398.)

CLOUDS, PETER Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Easter,

1 641.
CLOUGH, ALEXANDER. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 20,

1612. Matric. 1612; B.A. 1615-6; M.A. 1619. Buried at

St Botolph's, Cambridge, July 3, 1621.
CLOUGH, CLYFTON. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Apr. 6,

1635. S. of Nicholas, yeoman, of Whitkirk, near Leeds, Yorks.

Matric. from Christ Church, Oxford, Dec. 13, 1633. B. at

Buckworth, Hunts. School, Mansfield. Matric. 1635; B.A.

1637-8. Buried at All Saints Pavement, York, Apr. 8, 1640.

(Scott-Mayor.)
CLOUGH, EDMUND. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, Sept. 9,

1646. S. of Stephen. B. at Topcliffe, near Thirsk, Yorks.

School, Laugh ton. Matric. 1646.
CLOUGH, EDWARD. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1663. Of

Suffolk.
CLOUGH, GEORGE. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Sidney, Oct. 7,

1620. S. of John, lawyer. B. at Topcliffe, Yorks. School,

Cox wold. Matric. 1620.
CLOUGH, JAMES. Adm. sizar (age 21) at Caius, July 2, 1667.

S. of Gervase, doctor (medicus), of Ashton, Lanes. B. at

Win wick. School, Win wick. Matric. 1667; Scholar, 1668-71;

B.A. 1670-1; M.A. 1674. Ord. deacon (Norwich) July, 1671;

priest, Dec. 24, 1671. R. of Houghton, Norfolk, 1671; of

Barningham Winter, 1680-1713; of Suffield, 1686-1713.

Died Dec. 28, 1713. (Venn, 1. 432.)

CLOUGH, JAMES. Adm. pens, at Clare, May 22, 1675. Of



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