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tinent, and served under Gustavus Adolphus. Adopted
Unitarian opinions in Germany. Committed to the Gate-
house for attacking the doctrine of the Trinity; and sentenced
to death. Released by Cromwell. Retired to his Yorkshire
estate. Buried at Little Driffield, Sept. 19, 1657, aged 67.
(D.N.B.)

BEST, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Nov. 1547.
Possibly of Appleton Wiske, Yorks. B.A. 1550-1.

BEST, RICHARD. Adm. pens, at Trinity, July 8, 1659. Matric.
1659. Of the City of Westminster. Adm. at the Inner
Temple, June 3, 1661.

BEST, SMALLBROOK. Adm. pens, at Clare, July 1, 1690. Of
London. S. and h. of Anthony, of London, deceased.
Matric. 1691. Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 22, 1690.

BEST, THOMAS. Matric. pens.'from St John's, Michs. 1559;
B.A. 1562-3; M.A. 1566; B.D. 1580. Apparently fellow of
Jesus, in Aug. 1564. Fellow of Pembroke, c. 1566. Ord.
deacon (Ely) Dec. 19, 1563; priest, July 29, 1565. R. of
Conington, Cambs., 1567-1617. Buried there. Oct. 15, 1617.

BESTE, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from St Catharine's, Easter,
16x8.

BEST, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Trinity, May 11, 1664.
Matric. 1664.

BESTNEY, BENJAMIN. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton,
Aug. 25, 1578, age 19. Of Northall, Herts. Matric. 1578.
Left in 1580. Brother of the next.

BESTNEY, NICHOLAS. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton,
Aug. 28, 1577, age 21. Of St Albans, Herts. B. at Northall,
Herts. Matric. 1577-8; B.A. 1581-2. Fellow in 1580-1.
Adm. at Gray's Inn, June 27, 1582. Ancient, 1598. S. of
Robert, of St Alban's and London. (J. Foster, Gray's Inn.)

BESTON, BRIAN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1553.
3rd s. of Ralph, of Yorkshire. Brother of Leonard (1553).
(Vis. of Yorks., 1564.)

BESTON, JOHN. Prior of Carmelite convent at Lynn, Norfolk.
D.D. of Cambridge and of Paris. Attended the Council of
Siena, 1423. Died at Lynn, 1428. Author of theological
works. (D.N.B.; Pits, 611.)

BESTON, LEONARD. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1553.
4th s. of Ralph, of Yorkshire. (Vis. of Yorks., 1564.)

BESTEN, RALPH. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1573.



BESTON,



Incorp. 1582-3.



BESTOW, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1614;
B.A. 1616-7; M.A. 1620. Ord. priest (Lincoln) Mar. 1, 1617-8.
V. of Flitwick, Beds., 1619-40. Probably s. of Nicholas,
below. Died Oct. 10, 1653. (Lines. Pedigrees.)

BESTOE, NICHOLAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, c. 1593.
S. of William, of London and Holton-le-Moor, Lines. Will
(P.C.C.) 1653.

BESTOE, RICHARD. Adm. pens, at Queens', Nov. 9, 1734.
Of Lincolnshire. S. of William, of Boston, Lines. Matric.
1734; M.B. 1741. Died Mar. 31, 1792. (Gent. Mag.)

BESTOE, WILLIAM. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Emmanuel, June 6,
1617. Matric. 1617. S. and h. of Nicholas, of Holton-le-Moor,
Lines., Esq.; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Jan. 27, 1618-9.

BESTWOD, NICHOLAS. Matric. sizar from King's, Michs. 1581.

BESWICK, CHARLES. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Apr. 17,
1650. Of Lancashire. Matric. 1650; B.A. 1653-4. Ord.
deacon and priest (Aghard and Ardfert) Dec. 13, 1656. R.
of Radcliffe, Lanes., 1662-98.

BESWEKE, JOHN. M.Gram. 1525-6.

BESWICK, NICHOLAS. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Nov.
1590— 1. One Bestweek, scholar at Emmanuel from Lady
Day, 1594.

BESWICK, . M.A. 1476-7.

BESYLL, HENRY, see BYSSELL.



BETEL,



Matric. sizar from Clare, c. 1592.



BETELEE, RICHARD DE. University Bedell, c. 1350. Bene-
factor. Probably died c. 1369. (Stokes, Bedells, 55.)



BETER,



Adm. at Corpus Christt, 1569.



BETHAM, EDWARD. Adm. at King's a scholar from Eton,
1492. One of these names, parish priest, of St Pancras,
London, in 1524. (Will of John Barowe, P.C.C.)



I44



Betham, Edward

BETHAM, EDWARD. Adm. at Rise's a scholar from«Eton,
1728. S. of Robert (1690), deceased. Bapt. at Sikhester,
Hants., Nov. 17, 1709. B.A. 1732-3; M.A. 1736. Fellow,
1731. Proctor, 1751-2. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) June 17, 1739;
priest, June 1, 1740. V. of Teversham, Cambs., 1751. R.
of Greenford, Middlesex, 1770. Whitehall preacher. Fellow
of Eton College, 1771. Founded a Charity School at Green-
ford. Benefactor: left £2000 for the Botanic Garden of the
University, also legacies to King's and Eton. Died Nov. 24,
1783. (Harwood, 95 ; D.N.B.)

BETHAM, PETER. B.A. 1538-9; M.A. 1542. Fellow of Peter-
house, 1540-1547. Kept 5 terms at Cambridge and 7 at
Oxford; according to Al. Oxon. he graduated B.A. at Oxford,
i53<>-

BETHAM or BEETHAM, ROBERT. Adm. sizar (age 16) at
St John's, May 19, 1690. S. of Edward, husbandman. B. at
Newby Stones, Moriand, Westmorland. School, Sedbergh.
Matric. 1690; B.A. 1693-4; M.A. 1697. Incorp. at Oxford,
1698. Faculty to receive priest's orders (Canterbury) 1698.
R. of Silchester, Hants., 1698. Murdered and thrown into
the Fleet Ditch. Buried at Silchester, Nov. 25, 1719. Father
of Edward (1728). (J. Ch. Smith.)

BEETHAM, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Christ's, June
23, 1687. S. of David, of Lincolnshire. School, Wainfleet.
Matric. 1687; B.A. 1690-1; M.A. 1695. Ord. priest (Lincoln)
Sept. 25, 1692. R. of E. Keal, Lines. (N. Med.), 1698-1751.
V. of Hagenby and of Glaceby. Buried at E. Keal, Dec. 26,
1751. (Peile, 11. 105.)

BETHELL or BEETHEL, GEORGE ELLIS. Adm. pens, at
Jesus, July 7, 1693. Of Dorset. Scholar, 1693 ; Matric. 1695 ;
B.A. 1697-8; M.A. 1701. Ord. priest (Lincoln) Apr. 12, 1702.

BETHELL, HUGH. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Queens', Michs.
1621. Of Ellerton, Pocklington, Yorks. Probably s. of Sir
Walter. B. c. 1605. Knighted, 1628. Buried Jan. 31, 1662-3.
(Poulson's Holderness, 1. 409.)

BETHELL, HUGH. Matric. pens, from Magdalene, Easter,
1637; B.A. 1640-1: M.A. 1646. Fellow of Christ's, 1648-53.
Held the cure of Burton, Cheshire; ejected, 1662. (For
possible identifications, see Peile, I. 451.)

BETHELL, HUGH. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at St John's,
Apr. 15, 1669. S. of Sir Hugh, Knt., of Rise, Yorks. B. there.
School, Brandesburton. Married Margaret, dau. of Sir John
Dawnay, Knt. Died Sept. 7, 1677. (Poulson's Holderness,
1. 409; F.M.G. 916; Vis. of Yorks., 1665.)

BETHELL, HUGH. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at Sidney, Apr. 7,

1746. S. of Hugh, Esq., of Rise, Yorks. B. there. School,
Beverley. Matric. 1746. Of Rise, Esq. Sheriff of Yorks.,
1762. M. P. for Beverley, 1768. Died May 8, 1772, unmarried.
Brother of William (1747) who succeeded him. (F.M.G. 917;
Burke, L.G.)

BETHEL, JAMES. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, May 31,
1672. S. of William, gent., of Newent, Gloucs. B. there.
School, Brigstow, Herefs. Matric. 1672.

BETHEL, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, Feb. ro,
1703-4. S. of Robert, gent. B. at Newington, Kent. School,
Sedbergh. Matric. 1704. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 26,
1704-5, as s. and h. of Robert, late of Beverley, Yorks.,
deceased. Of Beverley. Will dated Mar. 29, 1686. (J.Foster,
Gray's Inn.)

BETHELL, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Trinity, Dec. 7,
1726. S. of Robert, of London. School, Kensington, London.
Matric. 1726; Scholar, 1727.

BETHEL, WALTER. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1587.
One of these names, s. of Nicholas, surveyor to the King in
theE. Riding, Yorks. Perhaps of Co. Heref., adm. at Lincoln's
Inn, Nov. 27, 1588. Knighted, 1617. Of Alne, Yorks. Died
Jan. 1622-3. (Vis. of Yorks., 1612; M. H. Peacock.)

BETHELL, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter,
1584. Of Hertfordshire (sic). Perhaps of Herefordshire (see
last). Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 19, 1586.

BETHEL, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Sidney, Nov. 9,

1747. S. of Hugh, Esq., of Rise, Yorks. B. there. School,
Beverley. Succeeded his brother Hugh (1746) in 1772.
Sheriff of Yorks., 1780. Of Rise, Esq. Died July 24, 1799.
(F.M.G. 917.)

BETLEY, WILLIAM. B.A. 1470-1; M.A. 1474; B.D. 1479-80.

Auditor, 1474-5. (Gr. Book, A, 108.)
BETNIFFE, see BEATNIFFE.
BETSON, GEORGE. B.A. from Christ's, 1571-2; M.A. 1585.

B. at Neston, Cheshire. Perhaps brother of John (1566).

Ord. deacon (London) Sept. 1578; priest, Apr. 1579. R. of

Langenhoe, Essex, 1579-1607. Died 1607. (Peile, 1. 103.)
BETSON, JOHN. Scholar at King's Hall, 1442-52.
BETSON, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Nov. 1566; B.A.

1569-70. Perhaps brother of George (1571-2).
BETSON, THOMAS. B.Can.L. 1466-7. One of these names, R.

of Wimbish, Essex, 1466-81.



Betton, Wrottesley

BETSON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1557.

One of these names V. of Neston, Cheshire, 1562-1605.
BETSON, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1550;

B.A. 1553-4; M.A. from Pembroke, 1557. Fellow of

Trinity, 1555, and of Pembroke, 1556.
BETTENHAM, FRANCIS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. 12,

1631. Of Kent. y

BETTENHAM, GEORGE. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, June 10,

1639. S. of John, Esq., of Pluckley, Kent. B. there. School,

Ashford. Matric. 1639. Re-adm. Fell.-Com. 1640.
BETTENHAM, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, 1593.

Of Kent. S. and h. of Daniel, of Pluckley. Adm. at Gray's

Inn, Aug. 8, 1590. Of Shurland, Pluckley, Esq. Died Sept.

25, 1647. (J. Foster, Gray's Inn.)
BETTENHAM, STEPHEN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1624.
BETTENHAM, THOMAS. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Emmanuel,

Nov. 17, 1613. Matric. 1613, as Bittingham.

BETNAM, . Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1544.

BETENSON, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Oct. 1 1, 1650.

Of Kent. Matric. 1650, as ' Betteston.' 2nd s. of Sir Richard,

of Wimbledon, Surrey, Knt. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 2,

1653. Died 1700. Brother of Richard (1649).
BETTENSON, Sir EDWARD, Bart, Adm. Fell.-Com. at Clare,

July 15, 1686. Of Willy in Chaldon, Surrey. Matric. 1687.

S. and h. of Richard (1649). Succeeded his grandfather, as

2nd Bart., 1679. Sheriff of Kent, 1704-5. Died Oct. 17,

1733. aged 65. Buried at Chislehurst. M.I. (Gent. Mag.;

G.E.C., who gives the age at death as 58.)
BETTINSON, GEORGE. Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's,

Apr. 4, 1716. S. of Thomas, innkeeper, of Nottingham.

B. there. School, Nottingham. Matric. 1717. Ord. deacon

(York) Sept. 21, 1718; priest, Dec. 18, 1720. R. of Swarkes-

ton, Derbs., 173 - 72. Schoolmaster at Risley, Derbs. Died

Dec. 8, 1772. Father of the next. (Scott-Mayor, m. 299; Gent.

Mag.)
BETTINSON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Christ's, June 13,

1750. S. of George (above). B. at Risley, Derbs. School,

Nottingham. Matric. 1750; Scholar, 1750; B.A. 1754; M.A.

1757. Ord. deacon (Chester) Feb. 1755. (Peile, 11. 255.)
BETINSON, RICHARD. B.A. 1528-9. V. of Bishop's Stort-

ford, Herts., till 1551. V. of Terling, Essex, 1545-58.
BETENSON or BETINGSON, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from

Trinity, Michs. 1579. Richard Bettenson, of Barnard's Inn,

was adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 8, 1581-2.
BETENSON or BETINGSON, RICHARD. Adm. Fell.-Com. at

Trinity, June 30, 1649. B. In London. S. and h. of Sir

Richard, of Layer -de-la-Hay, Essex, Knt. (and Bart.). Adm.

at Gray's Inn, Dec. 31, 1650. Of Sudbury, Kent, Esq.

Died at Montpelier, 1677. M.I. in Wimbledon Church.

Brother of Edward (1650). (Essex Pedigrees; Surrey Archael.

Coll. x. 161.)
BETTERLEY, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Trinity,

Apr. 11, 1702. S. of Thomas, of London. School, St Paul's.

Matric. 1702; B.A. 1705-6; M.A. 1709. Ord. priest (Ely)

Dec. 21, 1707.
BETTESWORTH, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's,

June 19, 1696. S. of Robert, saddler. B. at Petersfield,

Hants. School, Baddesley, near Romsey. Matric. 1699;

B.A. 1699-1700; LL.B. 1701; LL.D. 1706. Dean of the

Arches, 1710. Judge of the Prerogative Court, 1714-51. Died

Dec. 17, 1751.
BETTESWORTH, PETER Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, July 3,

1621. B. Dec. 23, 1603. School, Merchant Taylors'. Matric.

1621; B.A. 1624-5: M.A. 1628. Perhaps adm. at Gray's Inn,

1626, as 3rd s. of Sir Peter, of Sussex, Knt. Will (P.C.C.)

1636-7. (Family Pedigree in Vis. of Suss.)
BETTON, JAMES. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1605.

Of Salop. Perhaps s. of Robert, of Shrewsbury. B.A. 1608-9;

M.A. 1612; B.D. 1620; D.D. 1627. Fellow of Queens', 161 1-

28. Incorp. at Oxford, 1624. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) May 26;

priest, May 27, 1616. Sequestered to rectory of Worthcn,

Salop. V. of St Mary, Shrewsbury, 1632-46. (Vis.ofShrops.,

1623.) , „

BETTON, JAMES. Adm. pens, (age 19) at Christ s, Nov. 19,

1652. S. of Robert, of Shrewsbury. School, Shrewsbury.
BETTON, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1618.
BETTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, June 21,

1659. S. of John, draper, of Shrewsbury B. there. School,

Shrewsbury. Matric. 1659; B.A. 1662; M.A. 1667.
BETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, June 3,

1678. Of Shropshire. S. of Robert.
BETTON, WROTTESLEY. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Trinity,

June 14, 1700. S. of Robert, deceased, of Shrewsbury.

School, Newport, Shrops. Matric. 1700. Adm. at Lincoln's

Inn, June 6, 1700.



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Betts, George

BETTS, GEORGE Adm. pens, at Clare, Feb. ir, 1735-6,
afterwards Fell. -Com. B. at Wymondham. S. of Edmund,
of Wortham, Suffolk. School, Bury. Matric. 1736; LL.B.
1743. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Mar. 1746-7; priest, Feb.
1748-9. R. of Bressingham, Norfolk, 1748. Also R. of Shelf-
hanger, and J. P. for Norfolk and Suffolk. Buried at
Wortham, Mar. 1766, aged 47. (K. F. Doughty, Betts of
Wortham.)

BETTS, HENRY. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Michs. 1549.

BETTS, HENRY. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1565.

BETTS, HENRY. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter, 1585.

BETTS, JAMES. Adm. Fell. -Com. at Corpus Christi, 1686.
Of Diss, Norfolk. Probably s. of James, of Diss. Matric. 1686.
Of Gissing, Esq. Died 1722. {Masters-Lamb, 200; Doughty,
Betts of Wortham.)

BETTS, JAMES. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Peterhouse, June 14,
1716. Of Suffolk. School, Ipswich. Matric. 1716; B.A.
1719-20; M.A. 1723; B.D. 1736. Fellow, 1724. Taxor, 1727.
Proctor, 1732-3. Ord. priest (Lincoln) Sept. 25, 1726. Buried
at Little St Mary's, Cambridge, 1738.

BETTS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Caius, Michs. 1558. Migrated
to Trinity Hall. LL.B. 1568; LL.D. 1586. Fellow of Trinity
Hall, 1564-98. Adm. advocate, Sept. 29, 1590. Died 1598.
Will proved (V.C.C.) 1598. (Cooper, 11. 98.)

BETTES, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Peterhouse, c. 1595.
Perhaps 3rd s. of John, of Ermingland, Norfolk, Esq. ; adm.
at the Middle Temple, Mar. 6, 1597-S.

BETTS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's, Aug. 28, 1721.
S. of John, schoolmaster, of Bedfordshire. B. at Maulden.
School, Hitchin, Herts. Matric. 1721-2; B.A. 1725-6. Ord.
deacon (Lincoln) Sept. 19, 1725; priest, May 28, 1727.
Perhaps V. of Willington, Beds., 1727-45; and V. of Cople,
1730-43. (Scott-Mayor, hi. 344.)

BETTS, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Michs.
1570; B.A. 1573-4; M.A. 1577; D.D. 1617. Fellow, 1581.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1577. Proctor, 1589-90. Ord. deacon
and priest (Peterb.) Oct. 24, 1585. V. of Sarratt, Herts., 1592.
R. of Ashill, Norfolk, 1602. Perhaps R. of Swanscombe, Kent,
1609-19. Buried there Dec. 23, 1619. Will (P.C.C.).

BETTS, ROBERT. Adm. scholar at Trinity Hall, Aug. 3, 1559.

BETTS, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Easter, 1619.
Matric. 1619; B.A. 1622-3; M.A. 1626. Perhaps R. of
Swanscombe, Kent, 1641-56. Buried there Feb. 24, 1655-6.

BETTS, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Peterhouse, Feb. 4,
1705-6. B. at Yoxford, Suffolk. School, Eton (Colleger).
Scholar, 1705; Matric. 1707; B.A. 1709-10; M.A. 1713.
Fellow, 1710-5. Taxor, 1713. Ord. deacon (London) Mar. 16,
1711-2. V. of Houghton, Norfolk, 1 714. R. of Bircham Tofts,
1717-21, and of Bircham Newton, 1717-19.

BETTS, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1559.

BETTS or BETTYS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius,
July 6, 1577. S. of John. B. at Heydon, Norfolk. Schools,
Walsingham and Holt. Matric. 1577-8. For pedigree see
Betts of Irmingland, in Vis. of Norfolk. (Venn, 1. 92.)

BETTYS, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Pembroke, Easter, 1579.

BETTS, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from King's, Michs. 1586.

BETTS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Clare, Dec. 30, 1695. Of
Yoxford, Suffolk. S. and h. of Arthur. Adm. at the Inner
Temple, June 2, 1693.

BETTS, TRUBSHAW, see BATES.

BETTES, WILLIAM. B.A. 1533-4; M.A. (Oxford) 1525-6.
Scholar of Gonville Hall. Appointed to Cardinal College,
Oxford, where he incorporated, 1525. Imprisoned as a
protestant. Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, 1531. M.A.
(Cambridge) 1533-4. from Oxford; B.D. 1533-4. Chaplain
to the Queen. Died 1535. (Cooper, 1. 51.)

BETTYS, WILLIAM Matric. sizar from Trinity, Michs. 1616;
B.A. 1618-9; M.A. 1622. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Sept. 19;
priest, Sept. 20, 1619. R. of Brocklesby, Lines., 1626-41.

BETTS, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Clare, June 10, 1698. Of
Yoxford, Suffolk. 2nd s. of William, of Yoxford, gent.
Matric. 1698. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Dec. 20, 1697. One of
these names (merchant) M.P. for Weymouth and Melcombe
Regis, 1710-27.

BETTES, . B.A. 1515-6.

BETTY, HUMPHREY. M.A. 1658 (Incorp. from Oxford).
Matric. from Exeter College, June 5, 1651; B.A. 1655; M.A.
1657 V. of Bodmin, 1663. R. of Little Petherick, 1673.
(Al. Oxon.)



BETTYSFORD,



Scholar at King's Hall, 1481-6.



Beverley, Peter

BEVAN, DANIEL M.A. from Clare, 1668. S. of John, clerk,
of Rosier (PRocester), Staffs. Matric. (All Souls', Oxford)
May 24, 1661, age 18; B.A. (Oxford) 1664. Incorp. M.A.
at Oxford, 1669. (Al. Oxon.)

BEVAN, PHILIP. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Easter, 1632.

BEEVAN RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's, Nov. 4,
1727. S. of R., gent., of Cheshire. B. at Stoke, near Chester.
School, Chester. Matric. 1727; B.A. 1731-2.

BEVANS, BARBAR M.A. from Emmanuel, 1710. Of Kidder-
minster. Matric. (Pembroke College, Oxford) Mar. II, 1683-
4, age 16; B.A. (New Inn Hall, Oxford) 1687. V. of S. Brent,
Somerset, 1700-22. Canon of Wells, 1710. R. of Compton
Martin, 1710. Died 1722. (Al. Oxon.)

BEVANS, FRANCIS. LL.B. 1581 (Incorp. from Oxford). Of
Carmarthenshire. Fellow of All Souls', Oxford, 1573. B.C.L.
1579; D.C.L. 1583. Principal of New Inn Hall, 1585-6, and of
Jesus College, 1586-1602. Chancellor of Hereford. Adm.
advocate, 1590. M.P. for Bishop's Castle, 1593. Died 1602.
Buried in Hereford Cathedral. Will (P.C.C.). (Cooper, 11.
331; Al. Oxon.)

BEVER, see BEAUVOIR.

BEVERCOTES, SAMUEL. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter,
1570. Probably adm. at Gray's Inn, 1574, from Staple's Inn.
Of Ordsall, Notts. S. of Anthony, Esq. Barrister, 1581.
Ancient, 1589. Bencher, 1600. Recorder of Nottingham.
(J. Foster, Grays Inn.)

BEVERDSELL or BUERDSELL, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at
Emmanuel, May 31, 1622. Matric. 1622.

BEVERIDGE, see BERIDGE.

BEVERLEY, CHRISTOPHER. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse,
Michs. 1547.

BEVERLEY, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. sizar at Clare, Oct. 27,
1632. Matric. 1632. One of these names, V. of East Witton,
Yorks., 1639-71.

BEVERLEY, DEVEREUX. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter,
1605. Of Yorkshire. B.A. 1608-9; M.A. from King's, 1612.
V. of Eastham, Cheshire, 1615.

BEVERLEY, ELLIS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1602. S. of James. B. at Kirk-Fenton, Yorks. B.A. 1605-6.
Ord. deacon (London) June 7; priest, Dec. 20, 1612, age 28;
C. of Digswell, Herts. R. of Tortworth, Gloucs. V. of
Wyrardisbury, Bucks., 1626. R. of Quainton, 1637-57.
Died 1657. (Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, JAMES. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter,
1583; B.A. 1586-7; M.A. 1600. Ord. deacon and priest
(Peterb.) Feb. 9, 1590-1.

BEVERLEY, JAMES. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1619. Perhaps s. and h. of James, of Eaton Socon, Beds.,
Esq. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 9, 1623. J. P. for Bedford-
shire. Knighted. (Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, JAMES. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Emmanuel, June 21,
1644. Probably s. of Sir James (above), of Eaton Socon, Beds.,
age 5 in 1634. Matric. 1644. Knighted, 1660. Of CainhoPark,
Clophill. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Nov. 13,1655. Brother
of Nathaniel (1647) and of Thomas (1647). (Le Neve,
Knights, 91, 159; Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, JAMES. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1671. Of
Huntingdonshire. M.A. (Lit. Reg.) 1675. Incorp. at Oxford,
1679. Perhaps s. and h. of Thomas, of Gaynes Park, Hunts.,
Esq.; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Feb. 10, 1673-4.

BEVERLEY, JOHN. D.D. Fellow of Gonville Hall till 1441.
Preb. of Lincoln. Died 1473. Buried in the Cathedral.
Donor to Gonville Hall of a number of valuable mss.
(Venn, 1. 6.)

BEVERLEY, JOHN. Augustinian Canon. B.Can.L. 1459-60.

BEVERLY, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St John's, c. 1594.
Probably s. of Thomas, of Selby. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov.
3, 1598, from Barnard's Inn. Brother of Vincent (1594). Of
Gangstead, living 1612. Married Frances, dau. of Chr. Con-
stable, of Catfoss. (Vis. of Yorks.)

BEVERLEY, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, June 30, 1645.
Of Lincolnshire. Scholar from Westminster. Matric. 1645;
B.A. 1648-9; M.A. 1651. Fellow, 1649.

BEVERLY, MATTHEW. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Sidney,
July 6, 1653. S. of Vincent (1594), of Yorks. Schools, York
and Sherburn. Matric. 1653; B.A. 1656-7. V. of Manuden,
Essex, 1663.

BEVERLEY, NATHANIEL. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, May ir,
1647. S. of James (1619), of Clophill, Bedfordshire. Bapt.
May 28, 1632. Matric. 1647. (Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, PETER. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.
1553; B.A. from Clare, 1556-7. Fellow of Clare.



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BEAVERLEY, RICHARD. Matric peas, from St John's, Easter,
1617; B.A. 1620-1.

BEVERLEY, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Clark, Easter,
1621; B.A. 1624-5; M.A. 1628. Buried at Chesterton, Nov.
23, 1636. Will proved (V.C.C.) 1636.

BEVERLEY, RICHARD. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. 27,
1643. Of Buckinghamshire.

BEVERLE, ROBERT DE. ' King's scholar ' at Cambridge, 1319.

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Pens, of Gonville Hall in 1497.
Probably M.A. 1497-8.

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. A friar. B.D. 1506-7; perhaps D.D.
1511-2. A Richard Beverley, Dominican friar, B.D. of
Cambridge, sup. for incorporation at Oxford, 15 10-2.

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1598; B.A. 1601-2. One of these names, of Smeaton, Yorks.,
adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 25, 1605. Barrister, 1610.

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1627. One of these names, 4th s. of James, of Eaton Socon,
Beds., Esq., adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Apr. 22, 1630. Perhaps
brother of James (1619). (Km. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 19) at Caius, Mar. SI,
1653-4. S. of James. B. at Clophill, Beds. School, St Paul's.
Matric. 1654; Scholar, 1654-9; B.A. 1657-8; M.A. 1661.
Fellow, 1659-61. Buried, at St Michael's, Cambridge, Aug.

1661. Will, V.C.C. (Venn, 1. 389.)

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Sept. 15, 1664.
Matric. 1665; Scholar, 1668; B.A. 1668-9. Ord. deacon (Ely)
Dec. 23, 1671; priest (London) Dec. 1673; C. of Blunham.
R. of Houghton Conquest, Beds., 1674-6. V. of Melchbourne,
1 676-1 704. V. of Riseley, 1 680-1.

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1674. Of
Hertfordshire. B.A. 1678-9; M.A. 1721. One of these names
incorporated at Oxford as M.A. July 15, 1679; along with
James, both being of Corpus Christi College. (No such M.A.
recorded at Cambridge, before 1721) but see next entry.
R. of Kimbolton, Hunts., 1685-96 (B.A.). R. of Fifield,
Essex, 1692. R. of Willingale Doe, 1721-33. Died Sept. 6,
1733. Father of Thomas (1708). (Gent. Mag.)

BEVERLEY, ROBERT. M.A. from Corpus Christi, 1721. Of
Huntingdonshire. According to the Graduaii he is the B.A.
of 1678-9: no other of the name can be found. Perhaps he
took the M.A. on obtaining the living of Willingale Doe, and
called 'Of Hunts.' as belonging to a well-known Hunts,
family.

BEVERLEY, ROGER. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1583.
BEVERLY, SIMON. B.A. from Christ's, 1588-9.

BEVERLEY, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1626. One of these names, 3rd s. of James, of Eaton Socon,
Beds., Esq. (bapt. May 30, 1609), adm. at Lincoln's Inn,
May 24, 1628. (Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, May n,
1647. Of Bedfordshire. S. of Sir James, of Eaton Socon.
Matric. 1647. Of Lincoln's Inn. Knighted, 1662. Master
of the Requests. Buried at Hadley, Midds., Mar. 29, 1675.
Will, P.C.C. (Le Neve, Knights, 92, 159; Vis. of Beds., 1634.)

BEVERLEY, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1674.
Of Huntingdonshire. Matric. 1674; B.A. 1677-8. S. of Thomas,
of Haynes Park, Hunts. Adm. at the Inner Temple, June 26,
1679.

BEVERLEY, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Aug.
20, 1708. S. of Robert, clerk (1674). B. at Kimbolton,
Hunts. School, Merchant Taylors'. Matric. i7o8;B.A. 1712-3.

BEVERLY, VINCENT. Matric. pens, from St John's, c. 1594.
S. of Thomas, of Selby, Yorks. Married Mary, dau. of Geo.
Twisleton, of Barley. OfSelby, Esq. Admon. at York, 1634;
'of Great Smeaton. Brother of John (1594). (Vis. of Yorks.,
1612, 1665; M. H. Peacock.)

BEVERLEY, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1617; B.A. 1620-1. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Dec. 21; priest,



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