University of Cambridge.

Alumni cantabrigienses; a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge (Volume pt 1 vol 1) online

. (page 5 of 155)
Online LibraryUniversity of CambridgeAlumni cantabrigienses; a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge (Volume pt 1 vol 1) → online text (page 5 of 155)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


Oxford. S. of John, of Braunton, Devon. Matric. at Oxford,
Mar. 18, 1668-9, age 16; B.A. (Oxford) 1672; M.A. 1675-
R. of Bittadon, Devon, 1681. R. of Littleham, 1682. Preb.
of Priors Bodmin in Endelion, Cornwall. (Al.Oxon.)

ACKOM, JONATHAN. Adm. pens, at Clare, Mar. 19, 1746-7.
B. at Hardwick, Yorks. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Jan. 22,
1746-7. S. of Richard, of Wiseton Hall, Notts. Sheriff of
Notts., 1754. Died June i, 1806. M.I. at Bawtry.

ACRES, see also AKERS.

ACRES, JOHN. B.A. 1460-1; M.A. 1465. Letters dimiss. from
Bishop of Ely, for first tonsure, 1465.

ACRES, JOHN. B.A. 1505-6.

ACRESSE, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Queens', Michs. 1548
(impubes).

ACRIGG, see also ACROYD, AIKRIGG, and AYCKRIGGE.

ACRYCK, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Michs. 1547.

ACRIGG, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Easter, 1606.

ACRODD, ALVERYE or ALURED. Matric. sizar from Clare,

Easter, 1580; B.A. 1583-4. Ord. deacon (Durham) 1584;

priest, May 22, 1586. V. of Dewsbury, Yorks., 1589-1636.

Married, at Dewsbury, Aug. 1, 1598, Isabel Forrest. Buried

there June 13, 1636.

ACRED, AMBROSE. Matric. pens, from Trinity, c. 1595.
S. of Henry, of Foggathorpe, Yorks. B.A. 1596-7; Fellow,
1599; M.A. 1600, as Akyerod; LL.D. 1630. Will proved
(V.C.C.), 1640. Brother of Henry (1589). (Vis. of Yorks.,
1612; Thoresby, Due. Leod. 258.)

ACROYDE, ANTHONY. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,
1614. S. of Edward, of Shaw Lane, Halifax. B.A. 1619-20,
as Aikerod; M.A. 1623. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) June 7;
priest, June 8, 1623. R. of Keysoe, Beds., 1627. R. of Gt
Catworth, Hunts., 1638-43; deprived. (F.M.G. 1013.)

ACROYD (? EDMUND). B.A. 1514-5; M.A. 1521. Probably
Edmund, s. of Henry, of Foggathorpe. R. of Tewin, Herts,
till his death, 1557.

ACROYD.HENRY. B.A. 1509-10; M.A. 1513. Fellow of Peter-
house, 1512. Perhaps brother of the last. (Thoresby,
258.)

ACRODD, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1589.
Doubtless s. and h. of Henry, of Foggathorpe, Yorks. Adm.
at the Inner Temple, Nov. 1592. Obtained a grant of arms,
1614. Married Ellen, dau. of Richard Staveley. Brother
of Ambrose. Died Jan. 14, 1627-8. (Vis. of Yorks., 1612.)

AIKROYD, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at Christ's,
June 29, 1631. S. of Henry. B. at Foggathorpe, Yorks.
School, Hertford. Matric. 1632. Of Bubwith, Yorks. S. and
h. of Henry, deceased. Adm. at the Inner Temple, 1632.
Died Dec. 19, 1673. MI. at Bubwith. (Vis. of Yorks., 1612).

AKEROYD, JOSEPH. Adm. sizar at Trinity, July 13, 1640.
Matric. as Aycroid, 1641.

ACROD, ROGER. B.A. from Clare as Acrik, 1571-2; M.A.
from Christ's, 1576; Fellow of Christ's, 1576-85; B.D.
1583; D.D. as Acroyd, 1602. S. of Thomas, of Leeds.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1578. Ord. deacon (Ely) Apr. 29, 1576;
priest, Aug. 12, 1576. R. of Wistow, Yorks 1586. R.
of Goldsborough, 1589; of Whalton, Northumberland,
1591; and of Winston, Durham, 1591. Preb. of Southwell,
1597-1601. Archdeacon of W. Riding, Yorks., 1600-17.
R. of Bolton Percy, 1601. Preb. of Hereford, 1613-7 (died).
(Peile, 1. 109; A I. Oxon. ; Thoresby, Due. Leod. p. 258.)

AKEROID, SAMUEL. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 9, 1669.

Of Yorks.
ACROYD, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Dec. 1585;

B.A. 1588-9 as Acroyde; M.A. 1592. One of these names

V. of North Otterington, Yorks., 1611-37 (died). (Peile, 1.

184.)
AKROYD, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's, Sept. 7,

1705. S. of Thomas, deceased. B. at Earlsheaton, Yorks.

School, Batley, Yorks. Matric. 1706.

ACROYD, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1577.

Ord. priest (Chester) Sept. 25, 1578; called 'B.A.' in 1613.

One of these names R. of Chesterton, Hunts., 1586-1629

(died).
ACSON JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Dec. 3, 1592. Matric

c. 1593-
ACTON, JOHN. Matric. Fell.-Com. from St Catharine's,

Easter, 1636. S. and h. of John, of Bramford, Suffolk, Esq.

Adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 17, 1637. Married and had issue.

Died 1663. (Km. of Suff. 1664.)
ACTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Clare, June 29, 1665. Matric.

1663. One of these names adm. at Brasenose College, Oxford,

1667, age 18.

I — 2



Acton, John

ACTON, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com at Clare, Jan. 4, 1697-8.
Of Bramford, Suffolk. S. and h. of John. Adm. at the Middle
Temple, June 10, 1700. Died unmarried, 1703. Brother of
William (1701). (Pedigree in Vis. of Suff. 1664; Suffolk
Manorial Families.)

ACTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, May 21, 1727.
Matric. 1727; B.A. 1730-1; M.A. 1735. R. of Walton-on-the
Hill, Surrey, 1 746-75. Died June 28,1775, aged 63. M.I. there.

ACTON, NATHANIEL. Adm. pens, at Sidney, July 7, 1609.
Matric. 1609. Perhaps s. of Valentine, of Northants.

ACTON, NATHANIEL. Matric. sizar from St Catharine's,
Easter, 1644; B.A. 1647-8; M.A. 1651.

ACTON, NATHANIEL. Adm. pens, at Clare, Oct. 14, 1702.
B. at Bramford, Suffolk. Matric. 1702-3.

ACTON, NATHANIEL. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at Pembroke,
Oct. 7, 1743. S. of Nathaniel, of Hemingstone, Suffolk, Esq.
School, Bury. Died 1795. Buried at Baylham.

ACTON, RICHARD. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Emmanuel, Mar. 15,
1728-9. Of Salop. S. of Sir Whitmore, of Aldenham, Bart.
B. Jan. 1, 1711-12. Succeeded as Bart. 1732. Died at Alden-
ham, Nov. 20, 1 79 1. Buried at Acton. (G.E.C.)

ACTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Easter, 1572.

ACTON, THOMAS. Of Trinity. B.A. (? 1589-90). 'Resided
4 years at Cambridge: since at Tugby and Market Bosworth,
Leics. B. at Brigstock, Northants., c. 1570. Ord. priest
(Lichfield) Mar. 8, 1595.' R. of Brocklesby, Lines., 1604-26.
Buried at Brocklesby, Sept. 12, 1626. {Lib. Cler. Lincoln.
1614.)

ACTON, WILLIAM. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Clare, Jan. 30, 1700-1.
S. of John. B. at Bramford, Suffolk. Matric. 1701. M.P.
for Orford, Suffolk, 1722, 1729. H. Sheriff for Suffolk, 1739.
Died s.p. 1744. Left .£100 towards building the College chapel.
(Suffolk Manorial Families, 11. 259.)

ACWORTH, EDWARD. B.A. from St John's, 1563-4; M.A.
1570. B. at Potton, Beds. Ord. priest (London) Nov. 30,
1568, age 28; at that time of Streatham, Surrey.

ACWORTH, GEORGE. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Michs.
1548. Probably s. of Thomas, Merchant Taylor. B.A.
1551-2; M.A. 1555; LL.D. 1560-1. Fellow, 1553-62.
Resided abroad under Queen Mary. Public Orator, 1559-
60. Admitted advocate, Nov. 3, 1562. Incorp. at Oxford,
1566. Chancellor and Vicar General of Winchester. Held
several clerical preferments: Preb. of Southwell, 1559-1566.
R. of Aston Flamville, Leics., 1560. R. of Freckenham,
Suffolk, 1561. R. of Wroughton, Wilts. Lost his English
preferments in 1577; but was made Master of the Faculties
and Judge of the Prerogative Court of Ireland. Died c.
1580-2. Probably not the M.P. for Hindon. (D.N.B.;
Cooper, 1. 381 ; Misc. Gen. et Her. 4th S. I. 58.)

ACWORTH, HENRY. B.A. 1552-3. One of these names, of
London, adm. at the Inner Temple, 1557: s. of George of
Potton, Beds. "Customer" of Waterford, 1569. Administra-
tion to cousin John James, 1589. (Misc. Gen. et Her. 4th S.
1. 58.)

ACWORTHE, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Nov.
1550. Perhaps s. of Thomas, Merchant Taylor. Adm. at
Lincoln's Inn, Apr. 28, 1562. Merchant Taylor in 1583;
living 1589. (Peile, 1. 47; Misc. Gen. et Her. 4th S. 1. 58.)

ACWORTH, STEPHEN. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Easter,
1555 (impubes). Perhaps s. of George of Potton. Mentioned
in State Papers (Irish) as offering to raise troops in Ireland
Apr. 1 1, 1578. (Misc. Gen. el Her. 4th S. 1. 59, 141.)

ACWORTH, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Michs.
1548.

ACWORTH, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Michs
1551; B.A. 1553-4 Perhaps s. of Thomas, Merchant Taylor.
One of these names V. of Wandsworth, Surrey, 1560-1
Preb of Lichfield, 1561-66. V. of Wrestlingworth, Beds.
1561-77. V. of Potton, 1562-73. Died 1576 or 1577. (Misc.
Gen. et Her 4th S. 1. 58, 140.)

ACWORTH, WILLIAM. S. of George of Potton. B. at Bhcott
Beds. Ord. deacon (London) Nov. 30, 1564; 'student of
STjoHN's;aged23.' V.of Tadlow.Cambs., 1565-7. Perhaps
V. of Graveney, Kent, 1572-92. V. of Heme Hill. Died
May 21, 1606. Brass at Ewelme, Oxon. (Misc. Gen. et Her
4th S. 1. 59, 141)

ACWORTH, . Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1546.

ACWORTH, . Scholar of Queens', 1547-9.

ADAMS, ALEXANDER Matric. sizar from Trinity, Michs
1570; B.A. 1574-5- Ord. deacon (London) Oct. 5 1577
aged 25; priest, Oct. 6, 1577. R. of E. Clandon, Surrey'
1590-1620. Died Jan. 1620-1. (Manning's Surrey, in. 50.)

ADAMS, BENJAMIN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. 6 i6«
Of Yorks. • j •

ADAMS, BENJAMIN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's
June 13, 1663. S. of Shorland (1620), R. of Treeton, Yorks, B.



Adams, John

there. School, Sedbergh. Matric. 1663; B.A. 1666-7; M.A.
1670. One of these names R. of Wickersley, Yorks., 1676-
1703. R.of Hansworth, 1683-93. Brotherof Michael (1652).

ADAMS, BENJAMIN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Magdalene,
Apr. 4, 1692. S. of William. B. at East Hardwick, near Ponte-
fract. School, Pontefract (private). Matric. 1692; B.A.
1695-6: M.A. 1699. Ord. priest (London) Nov. 26, 1699.
Chaplain, East India Co., 1700-6. Died on the voyage home.
(H. B. Hyde.)

ADAMS, CHARLES. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, c. July,
1683. S. of Sir William, Bart., of Sprowston, Norfolk. B. at
Isleham, Cambs. School, Norwich. Scholar, 1683; matric
1683; B.A. 1686-7; M.A. 1690. Succeeded as Bart., 1690
Sheriff of Norfolk, 1694. Died Aug. 12, 1726. (Venn, I. 474.)

ADAMS, CHARLES. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, July 8, 1731.

5. of Charles, of Midhurst, Sussex. B. there, Dec. 4, 1711.
School, Charterhouse. Matric. 1731; B.A. 1735-6.

ADDAMS, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Pembroke,
1640. B.A. 1643-4.

ADAM, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. pens, (age 16) at St John's,
May 3, 1658. S. of Henry, R. of Rawmarsh, Yorks. B. there.
School, Rotherham. Matric. 1658; B.A. 1661-2; M.A. 1665.
Succeeded his father as R. of Rawmarsh, 1667-1700. V. of
Rotherham, 1697-1701. Buried Feb. 13, 1706, aged 60.
M.I. Rotherham. (Hunter, 11. 21.)

ADAMS, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Sept. 26,
1674. S. of John, of Camblesforth, Yorks., aged 9 in 1666.
Matric. 1675-6. Buried at Drax, July 26, 1703. (M. H. Pea-
cock; Vis. of Yorks, 1665.)

ADAMS, CLEMENT. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1536. B. at ' Buckington,' Warws. c. 1519. Fellow, 1539-
45; B.A. 1 540-1; M.A. 1544. Schoolmaster 'to the King's
henchmen' at Greenwich, 1552. Died Jan. 9, 1586-7.
Buried at Greenwich. Author of geographical works. Best
known by his Navigation and Discovery of the Kingdom of
Muscovy, 1554. (Cooper, 11. 6; D.N. B.)

ADAMS, E. (?). Matric. pens, from Clare, c. 1595.

ADAMS, EDWARD. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, July 8,
1681. S. of John, carpenter. B. at Cambridge. School,
Perse, Cambridge. Matric. 1681; B.A. 1685-6.

ADAMS, EDWARD. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton,
1708. S. of John, Provost of King's. B. in London. Matric.
Easter 1709; B.A. 1712-13; Fellow, 1712; M.A. 1716. Be-
came insane, died in College, April, 1755. (Harwood.)

ADAMS, GEORGE. B.A. (? 1607-8); M.A. from King's, 1611.
Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Mar. 19, 1608-9. One of these names
R. of Plumpton, Northants., 1611-15. V. of Staverton,
1615-61. Died July 6, 1661. (Baker, 1. 437.)

ADAMS, GEORGE. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's, May 23,
1716. S. of George, clerk, of Ireland (probably R. of
Upton, Hunts, 1703-24). School, Peterborough. B.A.
1719-20; M.A. 1735. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Mar. 13, 1719-20;
priest, Sept. 23, 1722. Perhaps V. of Sibsey, Lines., 1731-79.
Author of classical and theological works : The Tragedies of
Sophocles, 1729, and others. (D.N.B.; Scott-Mayor, in. 301.)

ADAMS, GEORGE M.A. 1733 (Lit. Reg.). S. of John, Provost
of King's (1678). One of these names 'of Cambridge.' V.of
Yapton, Sussex; V. of Walberton, 1732. Preb. of Chichester,
1736-52-

ADAMS, GEORGE. Adm. sizar (age 20) at St John's, May 24,
1737. S. of Robert, husbandman, of Cambs. B. at Duxford.
School, Bishop's Stortford. Matric. 1738; B.A. 1 740-1;
M.A. 1772. Ord. deacon (London) Sept. 20, 1741; priest,
May 29, 1743. R« of Widdington, Essex, 1757-83- R- °f
Bartlow, Cambs., 1772-75. Chaplain to the Countess of
Wigton. Perhaps R. of Bonnington, Kent, 1753-7. (Scott-
Mayor, in. 485.)

ADAMS, HENRY. Of Michael House. V. of St Michael's,
Cambridge. Died 1557. Benefactor to Trinity. (Cooper, 1.
173)

ADAM, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Caius, Michs. 1559.

ADAM, HENRY. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1620;
B.A. 1623-4 as Adams; M.A. 1627. Of Lines. One of these
names, s. of Robert, of Tydd St Mary, Lines., bapt. July 4,
1602. Perhaps R. of Rawmarsh, Yorks., 1636-66, and V.
of Dewsbury, 1636-42. (Line. Ped.)

ADAMS, HUGH. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, Feb. 26, 1695-

6. Matric. 1696. Probably s. and h. of John, of London;
adm. at the Middle Temple, May 7, 1696.

ADAMS, ISAAC. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Michs. 1571.

ADAM, JOHN. Fellow of Corpus Christi, 1399.

ADAMS, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1544.

One of these names R. of Hardwick, Cambs., 1555.
ADAMS, JOHN. Matric. Fell.-Com. from St Catharine's,

Michs. 1555.



Adams, John



ADAMS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from King's, c. 1590.

ADDAMS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 15, 1593.
Perhaps R. of Naughton, Suffolk, in 1603.

ADAMS, JOHN. B.A. (? 1603-4); M.A. from Pembroke, 1607.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Sept. 15,1637.
S. of Thomas, of Northwood, Salop. B. there. School,
Shrewsbury. Matric. 1637; B.A. 1641-2. One of these
names (B.A.) P.C. of Coppenhall, Staffs., 1651-1652.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at Magdalene,
Sept. 13, 1648. S. of William, Esq., citizen of London.
Matric. 1648. Adm. at the Middle Temple, June 14, 1649.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, June 22, 1649. Of
Yorkshire. Matric. 1649. Probably s. of Christopher, of
Camblesforth, Yorks. Age 32 in 1665. Buried at Drax, May
30,1700. Father of Christopher (1674). (M. H. Peacock.)

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Queens', Easter, 1650. Of
Surfs. One of these names curate of Gayton, Staffs., 1656.
(Win Salt, Arch. Soc. 1915.)

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at St John's,
May 4, 1670. S. of Sir William, Knt., of Stainsby, near
Stokesley, Yorks. B. there. School, Worksop.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Feb. 10, 1675-6. Of
Herts. School, Charterhouse. Matric. 1675-6; B.A. 1679-
80; M.A. 1683. Perhaps R. of Lit. Berkhampstead, Herts.,
1680-1713. R. of Sacomb, 1694-1713. Died 1713.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1678.
B. in London. S. of a Lisbon merchant. Matric. Lent, 1679-
80; B.A. 1682-3; M.A. 1686; D.D. 1705 (Com. Reg.) ; Fellow,
1682; Provost, 171 2-9; Vice-Chancellor, 1712-3 R. of High-
ham, Leics. R. of St Alban's, Wood St, London, 1694.
Preb. of Canterbury, 1703. Boyle Lecturer, 1703. R. of St
Bartholomew, London, Canon of Windsor, 1708. R. of
Horusey, Middlesex, 1711. Chaplain to William III, and
Anne. Licensed to mai ry Mary Reynolds, of Wingham, Kent,
Sept. 19, 1710 (H. G. Harrison). Died Jan. 29, 1719-20.
Father of George (M.A. 1733). (D.N.B.; Harwood, 48.)

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, Apr. 1, 1699.
Matric. 1699.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Trinity, Apr. 23, 1703.
S. of Christopher, of Camblesforth, Yorks., Esq. School, York.
Matric. 1704; Scholar, 1704. Adm. at Gray's Inn, June 20,
1704. Married Elizabeth Boynton. Buried at Drax, Feb. 21,
1748-9. (M. H. Peacock.)

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Sidney, Apr. 13, 1709.
S. of William. B. at Newport, Salop. School, Newport.
Matric. 1710; B.A. 1712-13; Fellow, 1714; M.A. 1716; B.D.
1723; D.D. 1728 {Com. Reg.). Ord. priest (Ely) Dec. 23,
1716. Master, Sept. 15, 1730-46; Vice-Chancellor, 1735-6.
Died Aug. 12, 1746.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Clare, Mar. 26, 1716. Colleger,
Eton. B. at Donhead, Wilts. Matric. 1716.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, May 14, 1725.
S. of John, grazier, of Bradfield St George, Suffolk. B. there.
School, Bury. Matric. 1725; Scholar, 1725-31; B.A. 1728-9;
Fellow, 1 73 1-8; M.A. 1733. College testimonial for Priest's
orders, 1738. Died Dec. 14, 1738. (Venn, n. 22.)

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Queens', Dec. 26, 1740. Of
Somerset. Matric. 1740-1; B.A. 1744-5. Ord. priest (Cant.)
1746. One of these names R. of Dingley, Northants, 175 1-4.
R.of Coston, Leics. ,1754; but resided at Maidwell, Northants.

ADAMS, JOHN. Adm. at Corpus Ciiristi, Oct. 28, 1751.
Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 19) at St John's, June 1, 1753. 1st s. of
Samuel, Esq., of America. B. in Barbadoes. School, Barba-
does. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Nov. 27, 1753.

ADAMS, JOHN BOYNTON. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's,
Nov. 24, 1749. Of Dublin.

ADAMS, LEWIS. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Easter, 1612;
B.A. 1616-7. Minister in Bucks. (Peile, 1. 288.)

ADAM, MICHAEL. Matric. sizar from St John's, c. 1594;
B.A. 1597-8; M.A. 1601. Ord. deacon and priest (London)
Aug. 24 and 25, 1598. V. of Bacon's Portion, Dengie, Essex,
1605.

ADAMS, MICHAEL. Adm. pens, (age 15) at St John's, Oct.
22, 1652. S. of Shorland (1620), clerk, of Woodlathes,
Yorks. School, Rotherham. Matric. 1652; B.A. 1656-7;
M.A. 1660; B.D. 1667. Fellow, 1659. R. of Ilketshall St
John, Suffolk, 1661-4. Succeeded! his father as R. of
Treeton, Yorks., 1664-80. Died Dec. 27, 1680. M.I. at
Brassington, Derbs.

ADAMS, NATHANIEL. M.A. 1632 (Incorp. from Oxford).
ADAMS, PETER. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1573.

ADAMS, RALPH. Matric. pens, from Magdalene, Easter,
1613; B.A. 1616-7. Perhaps R. of Wallasey, Cheshire, 1635.



Adams, IThomas"

ADAMS, RICE. M.A. from Pembroke, 1681. Matric. from
Hart Hall, Oxford, March 3, 1674-5, age 18. S. of Rice, Of
Mere, Wilts. B.A. (Oxford), 1678. R. of Donhead St Mary,
Wilts., 1693. Preb. of Salisbury, 1706. Died April 8, 1738.
Author, Sermons, 1708. (Al. Oxon.)

ADAMS, RICE. Adm. pens, at Clare, Feb. 24, 1710-11. B. at
Heytesbury, Wilts. Matric. 1711; B.A. 1717-8.

ADAMS, RICHARD. Adm. at King's (age 17) a scholar from
Eton, Aug. 22, 1551. B. at Knapwell, Cambs. Fellow,
i554-6i; B.A. 1555-6; M.A. 1559. Perhaps V. of Sparsholt,
Hants., till 1577. Will, P.C.C.

ADAMS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at Sidney, Oct. 19, 1619.
B. at Milton Abbot, Devon. School, Milton Abbas (? Abbot).
Matric. 1619.

ADAM, RICHARD. Adm. pens, at Caius, Feb. 26, 1622-3,
age 15. Of Harston, Cambs. S. of Richard, gent. School',
Perse. Matric. 1621; Scholar, 1624-8; B.A. 1626-7 (Adams) •
M.A. 1630; D.D. 1631 (Lit. Reg.). R. of Digswell, Herts.,
1648-64. Died Apr. 4, 1664. (Venn, 1. 261.)

ADAMS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at Peterhouse, Apr. 17,
1626. Of Herts.

ADAMS, RICHARD. M.A. 1632 (Incorp. from Oxford).
Probably, 'Of Sussex; matric. from New College, Oxford,
Oct. 26, 1604, age 22; B.A. 1608; M.A. 1012' Probably
Fellow of Peterhouse, 1633. (Al. Oxon.)

ADAMS, RICHARD. Adm. Fell.-Com. at St Catharine's,
1635. Of London. S. of Sir Thomas, alderman of London.
B. Jan. 6, 1619-20. Adm. at Gray's Inn, 1639. Collector
and author of verses, in the Harl. mss., 3889. Died June 13
1661. (D.N.B.)

ADAMS, RICHARD. M.A. 1652 (Incorp. from Oxford).
S. of Charles, clerk, of Woodchurch, Cheshire. Matric. at
Oxford, June 3, 1647 (after several terms at Cambridge) ;
B.A. 1648; M.A. 1651. Fellow of Brasenose, 1649-55. R.of
St Mildred, Bread St, 1655; ejected 1662. Became Noncon-
formist pastor in Southwark. Author. Died Feb. 7, 1697-8.
The D.N. P. is wrong in assigning him the Camb. M.A. in
1644. (Al. Oxon.; D.N.B.)

ADAMS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at Clare, June 10, 1736.
B. in Cambridge. Matric. 1735; B.A. 1739-40. Ord. deacon
(Lincoln) Feb. 22, 1740-1.

ADAM, ROBERT. Described as M.A. (? Cambridge) when
V. of Haslingfield, Cambs., 1473.

ADAMS, ROBERT. B.A. 1511-2.

ADAM, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, Feb. 19,
1611-2. S. of John, R. of Norton, Suffolk. School, Bury.
Matric. 1612 as Adams; Scholar, 1613-5.

ADAMS, ROBERT. Adm. sizar at Magdalene, 1658, age 16.
S. of William, of Longdon, Salop. School, Shrewsbury.
Matric. 1660-1; B.A. 1662-3. Ord. deacon (Ely) Sept. 24,
1664. C. of Doddington, Cambs. (Pedigree in Vis. of
Shropshire.)

ADAMS, ROBERT. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's, April 23,
1673. Matric. 1675; B.A. 1676-7.

ADAM, SAMUEL. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1579;
B.A. from Trinity as Adams, 1582-3; M.A. 1586.

ADAMS, SAMUEL. Adm. pens at Queens', June 5, 1662. Of
Lines. Matric. 1662; B.A. 1665-6; M.A. 1660. Ord. deacon
(Ely) Dec. 18, 1669. Incorp. at Oxford, 1670. B.D. (Oxford)
1677; incorp. at Cambridge, 1679. V. of Culham, Oxon.,
1674-9. Perhaps R. of Barrowden, Rutland, 1682-6. (Al.
Oxon.)

ADAMS, SHORLAND. Matric pens, from St John's, Easter,
1620; B.A. 1623-4; M.A. 1627. R. of Eyam, Derbs., 1630.
R. of Treeton, Yorks, 1642-4 and 1660-4. Died Apr. 11,
1664. M.I. at Treeton. Father of Benjamin (1663) and
Michael (1652). (Hunter, Hallamshire.)

ADAMS, SILVESTER. M.A. 1632 (incorp. from Oxford). S. of
Walter, clerk, of Presteign, Radnor. Matric. from Merton
College, Oxford, May 9, 1628, age 19; B.A 1628; M.A. 1631.
V. of Rustington, Sussex, 1636; of Rudgwick, 1637, seques-
tered, 1646. (Al. Oxon.)

ADAMS, SIMON or SIMOND. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter,
1608; B.A. (? 161 1 -2); M.A. as 'Samuel,' 1615.

ADAMS, SIMON. Matric. pens, (age 16) from Pembroke, Easter,
1619. S. of Simon, of Amwell, Herts. B.A. 1622-3; M.A.
1626. Ord. priest (Peterb.) Feb. 22, 1627-8. R. of Aston-le-
Walls, Northants., 1627-73- Buried there, Aug. 5, 1673,
aged 71. M.I. (Baker, 11. 52.)

ADAM, THOMAS. B.A. 1482-3 as Hadam; M.A. i486; B.D.
1496-7; D.D. 1502.

ADAM, THOMAS. University Bedell, 1521-55. Will proved
(V.C.C.) 1555. ' To be buried in All Hallows, Cambridge, with
his father.' (Stokes, Bedells, 75.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1364;
B.A. 1568-9.



Adams, Thomas

ADAM, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity, c. 1594; B.A.
1599-1600, as Adams; M.A. 1603. Fellow, 1602. Taxor,
1615; Proctor. 1622-3. V. of Gt. Abington, Cambs. 1611-33.
Perhaps s. of William, of Camblesforth, Yorks. Will proved,
July 1, 1646. (Vis. of Yorks., 1666.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Lent, 1597-8;
B.A. from Clare, 1601-2; M.A. 1606. Ord. deacon and
priest (Lincoln) Sept. 23, 1604. Signs as minister of Nor-
thill, Beds., 1606-10. V. of Willington, Beds., 1612. V.
of Wingrave, Bucks., 1614-36. Preacher at St Gregory's
under St Paul's, 1618-23. Chaplain to Sir H. Montague,
Lord Chief Justice. Died before the Restoration. Author
of many religious works. According to Southey, ' the prose
Shakespeare of Puritan theologians.' (D.N.B.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Sidney, May, 1600; B.A.
1605-6. Probably the founder of the Arabic Professorship.
If so, born c. 1586, at Wem, Salop. Became a citizen and
draper of London. Master of their Company, 1639. Lord
Mayor, 1645. Suffered imprisonment for his loyalty. Created
Bart.1660. Founded a school at Wem. Buried Mar. 10, 1667-8.
M.I. at Sprowston, Norfolk; which states that he was a Cam-
bridge graduate. (D.N.B. ; Le Neve, Mon. iv. 127; Endow-
ments.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Easter, 1603;
B.A. 1605-6; M.A. 1609. One of these names (M.A.) R. of
Bodney, Norfolk, 1620.

ADAMS, THOMAS. B.A. from Magdalene, 1605-6. Possibly
the same as the last but one.

ADAM, THOMAS. LL.B. from Trinity Hall, 1607-8.

ADAM, THOMAS. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1618. Of Essex.

ADAMS, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1620;
B.A. 1624-5. Probably ordained deacon (B.A.) by Bp.
Morton, of Lichfield, Sept. 20, 1628. P.C. of Rushton chapel,
Staffs., 1639; of Blurton chapel, 1649-52; at Trentham,
1656-67. Buried there, Mar. 27, 1667. Will proved (Lich-
field), June 12, 1667. (Wm Salt, Arch. Soc. 1915, p. 292.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Corpus Christi, Easter,
1629; B.A. 1632-3; M.A. 1636. Ord. deacon (Norwich)
Sept. 25, 1636; C of Paston; priest, Sept. 24, 1637.

ADAMS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Trinity, May 13, 1651. Of
Yorks. S. of William. School, Westminster. Matric. 1651;
Scholar, 1651. Thos. Adams, 2nd s. of William, of Owston,
Yorks., Esq., adm. at Gray's Inn, Apr. 12, 1654. Author of
Latin verses.

ADAMS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at St John's, Apr. 28,
1671. S. of Sir William, Knt., deceased, of Stainsby, near
Stokesley, Yorks. B. there. School, Worksop. Matric. 1671.
Adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 2, 1671-2 as s. of William of
Scawsby, Yorks., deceased. Brother of John (1670). Barrister,
1679. Ancient, 1701. Bencher, 1705. Recorder of York,
1713. Died Apr. 7, 1722, aged 66. (Vis. of Yorks., 1665;
J. Foster, Gray's Inn.)

ADAMS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Clare, Nov. 15, 1678. Of
Sprowston, Norfolk. S. of Sir William, Bart. Matric. 1678.
Adm. at the Middle Temple, Feb. 3, 1682. Succeeded as
Bart. 1687. Died, 1690.

ADAM, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at St John's, Mar. 23,



Online LibraryUniversity of CambridgeAlumni cantabrigienses; a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge (Volume pt 1 vol 1) → online text (page 5 of 155)