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ham, Essex, 1548-62. Preb. of St Paul's, 1544-55-

BRIGDALE, HENRY. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter,
1658. Of Salop. B.A. 1661-2; M.A. 1665.

BRIGDALL, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Easter, 1565.
B. at Bangor. Probably migrated to Queens', whence he is
called 'B.A. and scholar, age 23,' when ordained deacon
(London) Jan. 28, 1569-70.

BRIGDALL, NICHOLAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.
1582; B.A. 1585-6; M.A. from St Catharine's, 1589. V. of
Fingringhoe, Essex, 1589-90. Died 1590.

BRIGG, BRIGGS, see also BRIDGES.

BRYGGE, Mr JOHN. Resident pensioner at Peterhouse, c.
1403-4. Paid 20s. for his chamber. One of these names R.
of Halstead, Kent, 1432. (T. A. Walker.)



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Brigge, Thomas

BRIGGE, THOMAS. BA. 1506-7. Principal of St Paul's Hostel.

BRYGGE, WILLIAM Scholar at King's Hall, 1405. Called
M.A in 1409. Died Nov. 18, 1414.

BRIGGS, BRYAN. Probably adm. sizar at Corpus Chrjsti,
1570. Matric Miens. 157a. Ord. deacon (Ely) Dec, 21, 1580,
age 30. Schoolmaster at Elsworth, Cambs.

BRIGGS, CONSTANTINE. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Sidney, June
21,1644. S. of Thomas, Esq. B. at Scremby, Lines. Schools,
Alford and Haugham. Matric. 1644; B.A. (? 1647-8); M.A.
1651. In Holy Orders. Father of the next.

BRIGGS, CONSTANTINE Adm. sizar (age 18) at Sidney,
Apr. 9, 1686. S. of Constantine, clerk (above). B. at Har-
rington, Lines. Matric 1686; B.A. 1689-90. Ord. priest
(Lincoln) Sept. 22, 1695.

BRIGGS, EDMUND. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Christ's, June 14,
1644. S. of Edmund. B. at 'Henning,' Norfolk. School,
Norwich. Matric 1644; B.A. 1647-8.

BRIGGS, ERASMUS. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1592.
Of Norfolk. Matric. c. 1593; B.A. 1595-6. Of Lowestoft,
Suffolk, gent., adm. at Gray's Inn, June 6, 1597. Barrister,
1605. Ancient, 1617.

BRIGGS, FRANCIS. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Caius, June 25, 1629.
S. of Francis, gent. B. at Honingham, Norfolk. School,
private. Matric 1629-30; Scholar, 1630-5; B.A. 1632-3;
M.A. 1636. Ord. priest (Norwich) Dec. 21, 1634. C. of
Barnham Broom, Norfolk, in 1636. Deprived and de-
graded by Bishop Wren, July 29, 1637, for the murder of
his servant. Hanged at Norwich. {Venn, 1. 290.)

BRIGGS, HENRY. Matric. pens, from St John's, Lent, 1577-8.
Of Yorkshire. B. at Warley Woods, Halifax, Feb. 1560-1.
Scholar; B.A. 1581-2; M.A. 1585. Fellow, 1588. Linacre
Lecturer. Incorp. at Oxford, 1620. Savilian Professor of
Geometry at Oxford, 1619-31. Professor of Geometry at
Gresham College, 1596-1620. Distinguished mathematician.
Died at Merton College, Oxford, Jan. 26, 1630-1. Will, P.C.C.
(D.N.B.)

BRIGGS, HENRY. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1627. S. of
Richard (1577-8), of Norwich. Matric. at Oxford, Jan. 20,
1625-6, age 18; B.A. (Cambridge) 1627-8; M.A. 1631. V. of
Eaton, Norfolk, 1633. Brother of Thomas (1619)

BRIGGS, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, July 2, 1634.
Of Yorkshire. Matric 1634; B.A. 1637-8.

BRIGGS, HENRY. Adm. sizar (age 15) at Peterhouse, Feb. 1,
1677-8, afterwards pensioner. Of Yorkshire. School, Wake-
field. Scholar, 1677; Matric. 1678; B.A. 1681-2; M.A. 1685.
Fellow, 1686-9. Moderator, 1689. V. of Cherry Hinton,
Cambs., 1693. Buried at Little St Mary's, Cambridge, May
12, 1699. (T.A. Walker.)

BRIGGS, HENRY. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1703. Of London.
S. of William (1663), M.D. School, Charterhouse. Matric.
1704; B.A. 1706-7; M.A. i7io;D.D. 1729. Incorp. at Oxford,
1738. Ord. deacon (Norwich, Litt. dim. from Canterbury)
Feb. 1708-9, C. of Staple, Kent; priest (Canterbury) Nov.
1709. P.C. of Loose, Maidstone, 1712-22. R. of Holt, Nor-
folk, 1723-48. R. of Letheringsett, 1741-8. Chaplain to
George II, 1 73 1. Died May 31, 1748, aged 61. Buried at Holt.
M.I. there. (H. G. Harrison.)

BRIGGS, JOHN. B.A. from Peterhouse, 1596-7. One of these
names, 'M.A.,' R. of Witherley, Leics., 1600-22. Buried
there c. 1622. (Nichols, iv. 1009.)

BRIGGS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter, 1615; B.A.
1618-9. Perhaps V. of Buckden, Hunts., 1632; ' M.A.'

BRIGGS, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Easter,
1629; B.A. 1632-3; M.A. 1636. Ord. deacon (Norwich)
Sept. 24, 1637, C. of Wellingham, Norfolk; priest, Mar. 9,
1638-9.

BRIGGS, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Peterhouse, June 6,
1666. Of Lancaster. School, Wigan. Migrated to Clare,
June 18, 1667. Matric. 1667; B.A. 1669-70. Faculty for
priest's orders (by Archbishop of Canterbury) 1671. R. of
Heysham, Lanes., 1671-4. Perhaps V. of Kirkby Lonsdale,
Westmorland, 1676.

BRIGGS, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 20) at St John's, July 5, 1666.
S. of Thomas, clerk, of Leics. B. there. School, Melton
Mowbray.

BRIGGS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's, Apr. 23,
1669. S. of Thomas, clerk, of Sibbertof t, Northants. B. there.
School, Derby. Matric. 1669.

BRIGGS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Christ's, Feb. 17,
1721-2. S. of William. B. at Tadcaster, Yorks. School,
Kirkby Lonsdale. Matric. 1722; Scholar, 1723; B.A. 1725-6.
Ord. deacon (York); priest, Aug. 1730. C. of Adlingfleet,
Yorks., 1728.



Briggs, Thomas

BRIGGS, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Trinity, Mar. 19, 1745-6.
S. of John, of Wakefield, Yorks. School, Wakefield. Matric.
1745-6; Scholar, 1748; B.A. 1749-50; MA. 1753. Fellow,
1752. Ord. priest (Ely) May 21, 1758. V. of St Ippolyts,
Herts., 1766-80. R. of Calverton, Bucks., 1780-1804.
Preb. 1780, and Chancellor of Chester, 1781. R. of Methley,
Yorks., 1781. Died Oct. 7, 1804. Buried at Neston, Cheshire.
M.I. there.

BRIGGS, JOSEPH. Adm. sizar (age 14) at Magdalene, May 12,
1654. S. of Joseph, of Wakefield, Yorks., deceased. School,
Wakefield. Matric. 1654; B.A. 1657-8; M.A. 1661. C. of
Swillington, Yorks., 1659. V. of Kirkburton, 1662; sus-
pended; restored, 1687-1727. Died July 25, 1727.

BRIGGS, MARTIN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Miens. 1566;
B.A. 1570-1; M.A. 1574. Ord. deacon and priest (Ely) Jan.
I2» 1577-8. R. of Brettenham, Suffolk, 1579-97.

BRIGGS, MARTIN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1588.
Of Yorkshire. B.A. (? 1591-2); M.A. 1595. Fellow, 1599.
Ord. deacon and priest (Peterb.) Apr. 22, 1599. Master of
Pocklington School, 1599-1612. R. of Barmston, Yorks.,
1612-38. Died 1638.

BRIGGS, NATHANIEL. Adm. sizar at Clare, Feb. 15, 1632-3.
Matric. 1633.

BRIGGS, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Corpus Christi, Michs.
1573-

BRIGGS, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from St John's, Lent,
1577-8; B.A. 1581-2; M.A. 1585. Master of Norwich
Grammar School, 1 598-1 636. Buried at Norwich, Apr. 17,

1636. Father of Henry (1627) and Thomas (1619).
BRIGGS, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 158 1 ;

B.A. 1585-6; M.A. 1589. Fellow of St Catharine's, 1606,
as Richard Bridges. Proctor, 1608-9.

BRIGGS, RICHARD. Licensed to practise medicine, 1600.

BRIGGS, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter, 1631;
B.A. 1634-5; M.A. 1638. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Sept. 24,

1637, C. of Stiffkey, Norfolk; priest, Mar. 9, 1638-9.
BRIGGS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Feb. 28,

1641-2. S. of John, husbandman, of Stainton, Westmorland.
B. there. School, Heversham, Westmorland. Matric. 1642.
Already matric. from Queen's, Oxford, Apr. 2, 1641, age 16.

BRIGGS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Jan. 10,

1667-8. S. of Richard, clerk, of Warham or Walsham,

Norfolk. B. there. School, Warham or Walsham. Matric.

1667-8; B.A. 1671-2; M.A. 1675. Ord. deacon (Norwich)

May, 1673.
BRIGGS, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's, Nov. 8,

1703. S. of John, husbandman. B. at Horrocks Fold, Lanes.

School, Clitheroe. Matric. 1704.
BRIGGS, ROBERT. Adm. sizar at Clare, Feb. 4, 1638-9.

Matric.1639; B.A. 1642-3; M.A. 1647. Ord. deacon (Norwich)

Dec. 24, 1643, age 23; priest, Mar. 17, 1643-4. C. of Warham

St Mary Mag., Norfolk. V. of Burnham Overy, 1664-1701.
BRIGGS, ROBERT. Adm. (age 16) at Corpus Christi, May 27,

1677. S. of Augustine, of Norwich. Matric. 1677; B.A.

1680-1; M.A. 1684; LL.D. 1689 (Lit. Reg.). Fellow, 1682-5.

Professor of Law at Gresham College, 1687-1718. F.R.S.

1693. Retired to Lowestoft, Suffolk. Died there Dec. 22,

1718. Buried at Corton, Suffolk. M.I. there. Brother of

William (1663). (Masters; Ward's Gresham.)
BRIGGS, SAMPSON. Adm. at King's (age 16) a scholar from

Eton, Oct. 1, 1630 (previously at Merchant Taylors'). S. of

John, R. of Fulmer, Bucks. B. at Epsom. B.A. 1633-4;

M.A. 1636. Fellow, 1633 till his death in 1643. Killed at

the siege of Gloucester. (Harwood.)
BRIGGES, SIMON. B.A. 1534-5; M.A. from Pembroke, 1538;

B.D. 1544; D.D. from Trinity, 1547. Fellow of Pembroke,

1537. Of Westmorland. Proctor, 1542-3. One of the original

fellows of Trinity, 1546.
BRIGGES, THOMAS. 'Student of Cambridge.' R. of Wiveton,

Norfolk, 1550. Perhaps R. of Frating, Essex, 1560-2. R.of

Gt Bromley, till 1569.
BRIGGS, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Easter,

1619. S. of Richard (1577-8). B.A. 1622-3; M.A. 1626;

B.D. 1634. Fellow, 1625-44 (ejected). Incorp. at Oxford,

1624. Ord. priest (Norwich) Dec. 22, 1633.
BRIGGS, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, Jan. 21,

1623-4. S. of Pennellus, tailor, of Leicestershire. School,

Melton. Matric. 1623-4; B.A. 1628-9; M.A. 163a. Ord. priest

(Peterb.) Oct. 2, 1628. Probably R. of Stroxton, Lines..

1631. This, or the next, R. of Wyfordby, Leics. Buried

there Oct. 27, 1644. Father of Thomas (1650). (Venn, 1. 264.)
BRIGGS, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Sidney, Oct. 30,

1624 S. of Thomas, retail dealer. B. at Melton Mowbray.

School, Melton. Matric. 1624; B.A. 1628-9; M.A. 1632. Ord.

deacon (Peterb.) Aug. 14; priest, Aug. 16, 1629.



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BRIGGES, THOMAS. Adm. peas, at Jesus, Apr. 22, 1645. Of
Leicestershire. Ma trie. 1645-6.

BRIGGES, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Aug. 26, 1647.
Of Leicestershire.

BRIGGS, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, July 3,
1650. S. of Thomas, clerk (1623-4), R- of Wyfordby, Leics.
School, Stamford Matric. 1650; B.A. 1653-4; M.A. 1657;
LL.D. 1669. Fellow, 1654. Taxor, 1662. Adm. advocate,
Jan. 20, 1669-70. Chancellor of Chichester. Vicar-general
of Bishop of Chichester, 1702. Of Dumford Park, Chichester.
Died, 1713. Buried at Chichester. M.I. Father of Thomas
(1704). {Misc. Gen. et Her., iv. 424.)

BRIGGES, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Christ's, May 8, 1656.

S. of Edward. B. at Burrow, Lanes. School, Giggleswick.

Matric. 1656.
BRIGGS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, Feb. 14,

1669-70. S. of , citizen of London. B. there. Schools,

Hatfield, Herts, and Saffron Walden. Matric. 1670; Scholar,

1670-2.
BRIGGS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, July 6,

1704. S. of Thomas (1650), LL.D. B. at Chichester. School,

Eton.
BRIGGS, WILLIAM. Of Corpus Christi, adm. 1470. M.A.

1477-8; B.D. 1492. Fellow, 1477. R. of St Benet's, Cam-
bridge, 1488-98.
BRIGGES, WILLIAM. Dominican Friar. D.D. 1509-10. Prior

of the House at Norwich. {Cooper, 1. 14.)

BRIGGES, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Caius, Apr. 9, 1622. S. of
David, merchant of London, and of Rickmansworth, Herts.
School, Eton. Matric. 1622. Adm. at Gray's Inn, May 11,
X621. Pedigree in Vis. 0/ Herts., 1634. {Venn, 1. 256.)

BRIGGS, WILLIAM Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1628. Of Suffolk.
Graduated B.A. 1631, according to Masters.

BRIGGS, WILLIAM Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, Sept. 18,1660.
S. of Thomas (? 1623-4), clerk. B. at Stroxton, Lines. School,
Somerby, near Grantham. Matric. 1660; Scholar, 1660-5;
B.A. 1664-5. Ord. priest (Norwich) Sept. 24, 1665. V. of
Castle Acre, Norfolk, 1669. V. of Rougham, 1671-1709. R.
of Testerton, 1680-1709. (Venn, 1 410.)

BRIGGS, WILLIAM. Adm. (age 13) at Corpus Christi, 1663.
S. of Augustine, M.P. for Norwich. Matric. Easter, 1663;
B.A. 1666-7; MA. 1670; M.D. 1677. Fellow, 1668-82.
Incorp. at Oxford, 1670. Travelled on the continent. After-
wards physician at St Thomas' Hospital. F.R.C.P. 1682.
Censor. Physician to William III. A famous oculist; friend
of Isaac Newton. Died Sept. 4, 1704. Buried at Town
Mailing, Kent. Author, Ophthalmographs, 1676. Benefactor
to Corpus. Father of Henry (1703), brother of Robert (1677).
(Masters, 367, who calls him F.R.S.; Munk, 1. 424; D.N.B.)

BR1GHAM, HACKER Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at Sidney,
Apr. 19, 1678. S. of John, barrister, deceased. B. at Cotten-
ham, Cambs. School, Norwich.

BRIGHAM, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Dec. 4, 1721.
Of Chesterton, Cambs. Matric. 1723; B.A. 1725-6; M.A.
1729; B.D. 1736. Fellow, 1731. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) June
1, 1729; priest, Feb. 27, 1742-3. R of Stanground, Hunts.,
1755-66. Died 1766.

BRIGHAM or BURTHAM, NICHOLAS. B.Civ.L. 1522-3. Per-
haps the antiquary. General receiver of subsidies and
benevolences. Composed epitaph for Chaucer in Westminster
Abbey. Died 1558. (D.N.B.)

BRIGHAM, ROBERT. Of Jesus. Will proved (V.C.C.) 1502.

BRIGHAM, WILLIAM DE. Scholar at King's Hall, 1348.
Died July 20, 1349. Probably a victim of the Black Death.

BRIGHAM, WILLIAM Adm. sizar at Sidney, Sept 1598.
B. in St Andrew's parish, Cambridge. B.A. 160c— 1; M.A.
1604. R. of Ham, Kent, 1615-33. Probably P.C. of Ash, in
1626.

BRIGHOUSE, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Magdalene, c.
1596; BA. 1599-1600. Fellow. Incorp. at Oxford, 1605
(' M.A.'). Perhaps s. of Richard, of Brighouse, Lines. Buried
at Gainsborough, Apr. 14, 1616. (Lines. Pedigrees.)

BRIGHT, ARTHUR Matric. pens, from Christ's, Nov. 1569;
B.A. 1573-4; M.A. 1576; D.D. 1589. Ord. deacon (Ely)
Dec. 21, 1576. R. of S. Swithin, London, 1583-6. R. of
Castle Camps, Cambs., 1585-90. R. of S. Botolph, Bishops-
gate, 1590-1600. Preb. of S. Paul's, 1590-1618. R. of St
Martin Outwich, 1591-1600. R. of Great Wigborough,
Essex, 1600. Died there before Mar. 1618. Will (Consist. C.)
1617-8. (Peile, 1. in.)

BRIGHT, EDMUND. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 25, 1650.
Of Bury, Suffolk. Matric. 1651; BA. 1653-4; M.A. 1657.
Fellow, 1656.



Bright, Timothy

BRIGHT, EDWARD. Matric. pens, from Clare, Easter, 1617;
B.A. 1620-1; MA. 1624. Perhaps R. of Thornton-le-Moor,
Lines., 1628-30. R. of Epsom, Surrey, 1631-7.

BRIGHT, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. n, 1644.
Of Greenwich, Kent. Matric. 1647; Scholar; B.A. 1647-8;
M.A. 1651. Fellow, 1650. Taxor, 1653. Minister of Christ
Church, London. Died Dec. 23, 1656. Brother of the next.

BRIGHT, GEORGE. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 20, 1650.
B. at Epsom, Surrey. Matric. 1651; B.A. 1653-4; M.A. 1657;
B.D. 1664; D.D. 1671. Fellow, 1656. R. of Loughborough,
Leics., 1669-96. Chaplain to Mary, princess of Orange. Dean
of St Asaph, 1689. Died July 2, 1696. Buried at Lough-
borough. M.I. Brother of Edward, above. (Browne Willis,
St Asaph.)

BRIGHT, HENRY. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter, 1629;
B.A. 1632-3; MA. 1636.

BRIGHT, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Clare, Nov. ii, 1721. B. at
Badsworth, Yorks. Matric. 1721.

BRIGHT, JOHN. B.A. from Magdalene, 1603-4.

BRIGHT, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1610.
B. at Norton, Derbs. Bapt. there, Jan. 17, 1594-5. B.A.
1613-4; M.A. 1618. Ord. deacon (London) Dec. 22, 1616,
age 22; priest, May 23, 1624. C. of Highgate Chapel. Per-
haps V. of Sheffield, 1635-43; buried there Apr. 23, 1643;
father of the next.

BRIGHT, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 14) at Magdalene, Apr. 24,
1657. S. of John, clerk, late of Sheffield. Bapt. there, Sept.
21, 1642. School, Sheffield. Matric. 1657; B.A 1660-1.
Died s.p.

BRIGHT, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, May 20, 1658.
Of Surrey. Matric. 1659; B.A. 1661-2; M.A. 1665.

BRIGHT, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1661. Of
Suffolk. Matric. 1661; B.A. 1664-5. Signs for deacon's
orders (London) Sept. 22, 1666. C. of Swilland, Suffolk.

BRIGHT, alias LIDDELL, JOHN. (His mother was a daughter
of Sir John Bright, Bart.) Adm. Fell.-Com. at Christ's, 1689.
S. of Sir Henry Liddell, of Ravensworth Castle, Bart. Took
his mother's name, Bright. M.A. 1690 (Com. Reg.). Adm.
at the Middle Temple, June 29, 1689. M.P. for Pontefract,
1698 and 1700-1. Died Oct. 6, 1737. Brother of Henry
Liddell (1689). (Peile, 11. 114; G.E.C.)

BRIGHT, ROWLAND. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Feb. 22,
1 68 1-2. Of Salop. Matric. 1682; B. A. 1685-6. Ord. deacon
(Gloucester) May 30, 1686. C. of St Julian, Shrewsbury.
(F. S. Hockaday.)

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,i6o7.

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Jan. 23, 1620-1.
Of Suffolk. Matric. 1621. Migrated to Peterhouse, Oct. 19,
1624. B.A. 1624-5. Probably s. of Robert, of Netherhall,
Pakenham, Suffolk, adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 1627. (T. A.
Walker, 30.)

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Jesus, Feb. 10, 1636-7.
Of Yorkshire. Matric. 1637; B.A. 1640-1.

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, Apr. 29,
1692. S. of Thomas. B. at Pakenham, Suffolk. School,
Bury. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Aug. 17, 1689. Died Apr. 27,
1727. Buried in Thurston Church. (Peile, 11. 124.)

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. FelL-Com. at Clare, June 23, 1715.
B. at Hide, Essex. Matric. 1715.

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, June 6,
1729. S. of Thomas, gent., of Yorkshire. B. near Sheffield.
Bapt. there, Apr. 2, 1712. School, Chesterfield. Matric.
1729; B.A. 1732-3; M.A. 1736. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Mar.
i°» 1733-4; priest, June 20, 1736. V. of Irthlingborough,
Northants., 1738-46. V. of Higham Ferrers, 1740-6. R. of
Little Peatling, Leics., 1741-6. V. of Ecclesfield, Yorks.,
1746-68. Died Jan. 23, 1768. (Scott-Mayor, in. 422; F.M.G.,
674 ; which makes him s. of Joseph.)

BRIGHT, THOMAS. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 19) at Caius, Apr. 6,
1733. S. of Thomas, Esq., of Pakenham, Suffolk. B. there.
Schools, Lavenham (private) and Bury. Matric. 1733.
Succeeded as Lord of the Manor of Netherhall, in Pakenham.
Died Dec. 21, 1736. (Venn, n. 36.)

BRIGHT, TIMOTHY. Matric. sizar (age n) from Trinity,
Easter, 1561. B. near Sheffield. B.A. 1567-8; M.B. 1573;
Lie. Med. 1575; M.D. 1578-9. At Paris in 1572, where he
narrowly escaped the St Bartholomew massacre. Practised
at Ipswich in 1584. Took Holy Orders. R. of Methley,
Yorks., 1594-1615. R. of Barwick-in-Elmet, 1594. Author.
Inventor of modern shorthand. Died Nov. 13, 1615. Father
of Titus (1597), brother of William (1579). (D.N.B.)

BRIGHT, TIMOTHY. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1629.
Probably s. of Timothy, of Doncaster. (Hunter, S. Yorks.)



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Bright, Titus

BRIGHT, TITUS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, July 2, 1597. S. of

Timothy (1561), M.D., R. of Methley, Yorks. B.A. from

Peterhouse, 1600-1; M.A. 1604; Lie. Med. 1607; M.D. 1611.

Practised in Beverley. (DJV.B.; under Timothy.)
BRIGHT, WALTER. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, Apr. 10,

1599. S. of Thomas, alderman of Bury St Edmunds. School,

Bury St Edmunds. Scholar, 1399-1606; B.A. 1602-3; M.A.

1606. Died 1624. Buried at St Mary's, Bury, Dec. 9. (Venn,

1. 168.)
BRIGHT, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Easter,

1579; B.A. from Christ's, 1582-3; M.A. from Emmanuel,

1586; B.D. 1593. Fellow of Emmanuel, Sept. 29, 1587.

Preacher at Shrewsbury, 1597-1618. Died Oct. 29, 1618.

Will (P.C.C.) 1619. Brother of Timothy (1561).
BRIGHT, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, May xo, 1643.

One of these names (? this or the next) adm. at Gray's Inn,

May 26, 1646, s. and h. of John, of Little Brysett, Suffolk,

Esq.
BRIGHT, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Oct. 23, 1650.

Of Suffolk. Matric. 1650. One of these names, M.D. of

Padua, incorp. at Oxford, 1661. Hon. fell. R.C.P. (Al.

Oxon.)
BRIGHT, B.Civ.L. 1489-90. Perhaps Robert, V. of High

Easter, Essex, 1502-16.
BRIGHT, . M.A. 1497-8. Perhaps Richard Bright, V. of

Foxton, Cambs., 1506-45.

BRIGHT, . B.A. 1517-8.

BRIGHTALL, HENRY. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, Apr. 16,
1635. S. of Robert, tailor. B. at Bury St Edmunds. School,
Bury. Matric. 1635; Scholar, 1636-H9; B.A. 1638-9; M.A.
1642. Ord. priest (Norwich) Sept. 25, 1642. C. of Rougham,
Suffolk. R. of Beyton, in 1658. Will proved (Bury) 1661.
(Venn, 1. 317.)

BRIGHTIFFE, see BRITTIFFE.

BRIGHTMAN, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Queens', Lent,
1577-8. B. at Nottingham, c. 1562. B.A. 1580-1 ; M.A. 1584;
B.D. 1591-2. Fellow, 1584. R. of Hawnes, Beds., 1592-1607.
Theological author. Died 1607. Buried at Hawnes, Aug. 24.
(Cooper, 11. 458; D.N.B.)

BRIGHTWALL, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Christ's, May, 1562.

BRIGOTT, THOMAS, see BRYGOTT.

BRIHAN, JEREMIAH. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, June

29, 1638. S. of Jeremiah. B. at Hastings. School, Battle

(private). Matric 1638.
BRIMBLE, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Christ's, Nov. 15,

1667. S. of Geoffrey. B. in London. School, Peterborough.

Migrated to St John's, and adm. there June 1, 1668. Matric.

1668.
BRIMLEY or BRUMLEY, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from

Trinity, Miens. 1569.
BRIMLEY or BRINLEY, THOMAS. Adm. at King's (age 17) a

scholar from Eton, Aug. 10, 1653. Of London. Matric. 1653;

B.A. 1657: M.A. 1661. Fellow, 1656-72. Ord. deacon (Ely)

Mar. 10, 1665-6. Died Apr. 20, 1672.
BRIMSTON, EDWARD. Matric pens, from St John's, Miens.

1580; B.A. from St Catharine's, 1583-4.
BRINDELL, OWYN. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1584,

adm. as Bundell. Of Lancashire. Perhaps B.A. from Clare,

1586-7, as Edward Brindle; M.A. from Queens', 1590-1.
BRINDLY, JOSHUA. Adm. pens, at Clare, Apr. 7, 1671. Of

Whiston Eves, Staffs. Matric. Easter, 1671, as 'Joseph

Brinley'; B.A. 1674-5. P.C. of Cheddleton, Staffs., 1676-96.

BRINGE or BINGE, THOMAS. B.A. from Clare, 1601-2.

BRINGHURST, ISAAC. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter,
1647. Of Warwickshire. B.A. 1650-1; M.A. 1660; D.D. 1675.
V. of Kensworth, Herts., 1660-6. R. of Toddington, Beds.,
1668. Buried there Oct. 12, 1697.

BRINGHURST, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Queens', Apr. 3, 1695.
Of Bedfordshire. S. of Isaac (above), R. of Toddington. Bapt.
there, Apr. 22, 1680. Matric. 1695; B.A. 1698-9; M.A. 1704.
Ord. deacon (London) May 23, 1703; priest, June 4, 1704.
V. of Holy Trinity, Ely, 1705-35, and minor canon and
precentor of Ely. Died Feb. 4, 1735-6. M.I. (J.Bentham.)

BRINGHURST, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Mar. 15,
1731-2. Of the Isle of Ely. Matric. 1732. Migrated to
Queens', Sept. 6, 1734. B.A. 1735-6; M.A. 1739. Fellow
of Queens', 1737-48. Proctor, 1746-7. Ord. deacon and
priest (Norwich, Litt. dim. from Ely) Mar. 1738-9. V. of St
Botolpfa's, Cambridge, 1743.

BRINGHURST, SAMUEL. Adm. pens, at Queens' June 21,
1652. Of Middlesex. Matric. 1652; B.A. 1655-6; M.A. 1659-
Signs (by mark, as 'oecus') for priest's orders (London)
Mar. 1, 1666-7. (Adm. also at Emmanuel, June 21, 1652.)



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BRINGLOE, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Caius, Apr. 13, 1670.
S. of John, gent., of Wilby, Norfolk. B. at Rudham. Schools,
Botesdale, Attleborough and Moulton. Matric. 1670. Died
July 3, 1714. M.I. in Banham church. (Venn, 1. 441.)

BRINGLOE, PORTER. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, e.
1734. S. of John, attorney, of Woodrising, Norfolk.
Banham. Schools, Hingham (private), Bury and Norwich.
Matric 1736; Scholar, 1734-41- B.A. 1738-9; M.A. 1742.
Fellow, 1741-55. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Dec 23, 1739, as
C. of Woodrising; priest, May 24, 1741. R. of Bratton
Fleming, Devon, 1754-80. Died c. June, 1780. (Venn, 11. 40.)

BRINKHURST, HUGH. Resident scholar at Pembroke, Aug.

1564-
BRINKLEY, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Christ's, Jan. 20,

1702-3. S. of John. B. at Bury St Edmunds. School, Bury.

Matric. 1702-3; B.A. 1706-7; M.A. 1717 (Lit. Keg.). Ord.

deacon (Norwich) Feb. 1707; priest, Mar. 1708-9. R. of

Middleton, Essex. R. of Stanningneld, Suffolk, for 28 years.

R. of Little Fakenham and Euston, 1720-1. Minister of St

James', Bury, for 43 years. Died June 24, 1751. Buried in

St James' Church. (Peile, 11. 156.)
BRINKLEY, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's, Jan. 18,

1745-6. S. of William, attorney-at-law, of Suffolk. B. at

Bury St Edmunds. School, Bury. Tried for the murder of

his fellow-student, James Ash ton. Left College in consequence.

(Scott-Mayor, in. 555.)
BRINKLEY, PETER. Franciscan friar. B.D. 1523; Wfc 1527.

R. of Gt Moulton, Norfolk, 1540.
BRINKLEY, RICHARD Scholar at King's Hall, 1454-61. •

BRINKLEY, RICHARD. Franciscan friar. B.D. 1489; D.D.
1492. Supp. for Incorp. at Oxford, 1524. Provincial of the
Order in England. (Cooper, 1. 34.)

BRYNCKLEY, STEPHEN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1562; LL.B. 1570.
BRINKLEY, THOMAS. B.A. 1531-2.
BRINKLEY, . M.B. 1464-5; M.D. 1473-3.

BRINKLEY, . Paid 20s. 'quia non incepit in jure,' 1475-6.

BRINCKLOWE, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse,
Michs. 1576. V. of Preston, Kent, 1593-5. R. of St Thomas-
at-Cliffe, Lewes, 1596. V. of West Wittering, Sussex, 1599.

BRINKNALL, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's, June
29, 1745. S. of Richard, of Limehouse, Middlesex. Migrated
to Christ Church, Oxford, Nov. 22, 1745, age 18. B.A. from
St John's College, Oxford, 1749; M.A. from Christ Church,
1752. (Al. Oxon.)

BRINCKNELL or BRICKNEL, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at



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