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1843 The Style and Composition of the Writings of the New Testament are in no way

inconsistent with the belief that the Authors of them were divinely inspired.
William George Henderson, Demy, afterwards Fellow, of Magdalen

1844 The Contrast of Scripture-Prophecy with the Oracles and Divinations of the

Heathen. Robert Wheler Bush, Scholar of Worcester

1845 The Laic was our Schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ. Henry Boothby Barry,

Michel Fellow of Queen's

1846 That a Divine Revelation contains Mysteries is no valid argument against its

Truth. Alexander Taylor, Michel Scholar, afterwards Fellow, of Queen's

1847 The Importance of Translation of the Holy Scriptures. John William Burgon,

Fellow of Oriel

1848 The Propfo tic Office under the Mosaic Dispensation. William Bright, Fellow

of University ; Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History

1849 The Nature and Object of Types. Stephen Edwardes, Merton ; Fellow

1850 The Fitness of the Times in which the Promise* of a Messiah were severally given.

James Octavius Ryder, Pembroke ; Fellow of All Souls

1851 On theDivine Appointment of the Sabbath. Charles Marryatt, Queen's

1852 The Effects of the Captivity on (he Jewish People. Daniel Trinder. Exeter

1853 The Legitimate Use of the Apocrypha. Henry Boyd, Exeter ; Principal of



1854 The State of the Church in Britain at the time of Augustine's Mission, Fred.
Meadows White. Demy, afterward* Fellow, of Magdalen

1856 Divine Prophecies are of the nature oj tin' Author, with whom "a thousand year*

are /■»/ as "ne day; " and therefore then are not fulfilled punctually at dice,
hut have springing ami germtnant accomplishment, throughout maun ages,

though the height ami fulnett of them man refer to Svmr one age. [Not

185G Conduct ami Character of St. John the Baptist. Henry Stewart Byrth,

1857 On the Character of St. John the Evangelist. Charles John Abbey, Lincoln;

Fellow of I Diversity

1858 The Lawful,,,-** of War. Edwin Hutch, Pembroke
1K.~>!I I'lir Lanf nlness of Oaths. John Cs&BBX Hawkins, Oriel

1860 Life ami I mm< rtalitii brought to light I'll the Gospel. George Herbert Moberly,

Scholar, afterwards Fellow, of Corpus

1861 The state af religious belief among the Jeirs at the coming of Christ. Samuel

Harvey Gem, University

1862 Divine Providence. Arthur Can-, Corpus ; Fellow of Oriel

1863 Was the organization of the Church influenced by the arrangements of the

Synagogue f Thomas Kelly Cheyne, Scholar of Worcester ; Fellow of
Balliol ; Professor of Interpretation of Holy Scripture ; Fellow of

1864 The Life and Cliaracter of St. Chrysostom. Charles Bigg, Senior Student of

Ch. Ch.

1865 Every particular cr national Church hath authority to ordain, change, and

abolish ceremonies, or rites of the. Church, ordained only by man's authority, so
that all things be done to edifying. Albert Sidney Chavasse, Fellow of

1866 The Duty of the Church in respect of Christian Missions. Oswald Joseph

Beichel, Queen's

1867 Men are impatient and for precipitating things, but the Author of Nature

appears deliberate throughout His operations, accomplishing His natural ends
by slow successive steps. William Awdry, Fellow of Queen's

1868 " Who the Guide of Nature but only the God of Nature ? " Henry Duff Traill,

Fellow of St. John's

1869 Slavery as affected by Christianity. Edward Stuart Talbot, Senior Student of

Ch. Ch. ; Warden of Keble

1870 The State of Morals and of Society in the Eastern Church in the time of St.

Chrysostom. Stephen .lames Fremantle, Senior Student of Ch. Ch.

1871 The great and acknowledged superiority of the modem systems of Deistical

or Atheistical Morality over the Ancients is owing to the unacknowledged
and perhaps unsuspected aid of Bevelation. Digby Marsh Berry, Demy of

1872 The relation which Miracles and Prophecy hold to one another as evidences of

the Christian Religion. Cyril Fletcher Grant, Balliol

1873 The Defence, of Christianity as conducted by the early Apologists. John Bhand

More Gordon, Balliol

1874 The effect of Christianity in ameliorating the condition of Women. Andrew

Goldie Wood, Pembroke

1875 The. Importance of sound Ethical and Beligious Training in combination with

the pursuit of Natural Science. Edward Theodore Gibbons, Senior Student
ofCh. Ch.

1876 An inquiry into the moral and intellectual qualities of the ancient Heresiarchs,

and how far these promoted the spread of their Heresies. Stephen Taswell
Taylor-Taswell, Ch. Ch.

1877 The Filioque Controversy. James Edward Denison, Ch. Ch.

1878 The Life and Character of St. Jerome. Frederick Arthur Clarke, Fellow of


1879 The Fourth Gospel — its authorship, purpose, and relation to the three Synoi>tic

Gospels. Frederic Thomas Dalton, Scholar of Corpus

1880 The Poicer and Influence of Paganism, as illustrated from St, Augustine's

Treatise " De Civitate Dei." Alfred Thomas Scrape Goodrick, Fellow of
St. John's

1881 Coincidences in St. Paul's Epistles, one with another, illustrated after the

manner of Paley's Horce Paulinos. Thomas Gregory, Balliol


1882 The Belief of the Sacred Writers touching our Lord's Pirine Nature as it is in-

directly and incidentally indicated in (he Canonical Epistles f the New
Testament. Charles Henley Walker, Oriel

1883 The Influence, of St. Augustine on the Theology hn at PatmoB. Richard Watson Dixon, M.A., Pembroke

1866 Sinai Benjamin Charles ( ailin, M.A., sometime Fellow of Worcester

lsii'.i The Ihm qf Pentecost. John White, M.A., Fellow of Queen's

1872 The Lake of Gennesareth. Walter ( tetavins Peile, M.A., Magdalen

1875 King Saul. Elgood George Punchard, M.A., New Inn Hall

1878 Ishmael. Robert Jocelvn Alexander, B .A., Brasenose

1881 Elijah, the Tishhite. [Not awarded]

1884 The Sea of Galilee. Alfred John Church, M.A., Lincoln

1887 The Preaching qf John the Baptist. William Hall Savile, M.A., Keble.

Aenold Histokical Essay.

In May, 1850, the University accepted the sum of ,£1816 6s. Id. in
the New £3\ per cent, (now £2* per cent.) Annuities, (being the
moiety of a fund raised by voluntary subscription in memory of the late
Thomas Arnold, D.D., Eegius Professor of Modern History, and Master
of Rugby School, of which the other moiety had been expended in the
erection of a new Library at Rugby School,) in order to found an
annual Prize of £42, under the name of" The Arnold Prize," for " the
encouragement of the study of History, Ancient and Modern." The
endowment is now represented by £2640 Is. 3d. invested on mortgage,
and £150 Local Loans Stock. The Prize is awarded every year in
Lent Term to an Essay on some Subject of Ancient or Modern History
alternately, announced in the Lent Term preceding.

The Prize is open to all Graduates of the University who, on the day
appointed for sending in the Compositions, have not exceeded the
eighth year from their matriculation.

The Judges, who both appoint the Subject and award the Prize, are
the Regius Professor of Modern History, the Regius Professor of
Ecclesiastical History, and the Camden Professor of Ancient History.
The Trustees or Managers of the Foundation, who are the Vice-Chan-
cellor, the Provost of Oriel, the Warden of New College, and the
President of Corpus, may make presents of books, on the recommenda-
tion of the Judges, to meritorious though unsuccessful Candidates.


1851 Whence arose the Greatness and the Decay of the Power of Carthage f Adam

Storey Farrar, St. Mary Hall ; Michel Fellow of Queen's

1852 The Borough Towns of England in the Middle Ages. Thomas Hewitt Camp-

bell, Fellow of St. John's


1853 What effects (f Alexander's Conquests in India are discoverable in the subse-

quent History of that Country? James Hunter Reid, Fellow of St. .John's

1854 The Benefits arising from (he Union of England and Scotland in ike Reign of

Queen Anne. Henry Hill Lancaster, Balliol

1855 TheBoman Colonics wider the Empire. George Charles Brodrick, Balliol ;

Fellow, afterwards Warden, of Merton

1856 The Jews in Europe in the Middle Ayes. John Henry Bridges, Fellow of


1857 The Condition of Athens in the Time of Demetrius Phalereus. Thomas Robert

Haleomb, Brasenose ; Fellow of Lincoln

1858 The Close of the Tenth Century of the Christian Era. Richard Watson Dixon,


1859 Delphi considered Locally, Morally, and Politically. Charles Synge Christo-

pher Bowen, Fellow of Balliol

1860 The Privy Council. Albert Venn Dicey, Balliol; Fellow of Trinity ; Vi-

nerian Professor of English Law; Fellow of All Souls ; Fellow of Balliol

1861 The Christians in Home dm/ring the first three Centuries. George Herbert

Moberly, Scholar, afterwards Fellow, of Corpus

1862 The Danube as connected with the Civilization of Central Europe. Robert

Samuel Wright, Fellow of Oriel

1863 The Holy Roman Empire. James Bryce, Fellow of Oriel ; Regius Professor

of Civil Law 7

1864 The value of Numismatics in the study of Ancient History. Charles Septimus

Medd, University ; Fellow

1865 The Secret Fraternities of the Middle Ages. Americo Palfrey Marras, Lincoln

1866 The Greek Orators considered as Historical Authorities. Francis Allston

Channing, Scholar of Exeter ; Fellow of University

1867 The Mahometan Power in India. Francis Henry Jeune, Scholar of Balliol ;

Fellow of Hertford

1868 The Principles of Historical Evidence considered in their hearing upon the His-

tory of remoter Times. William Henry Simcox, Fellow of Queen's

1869 The English Colonies in America before the Declaration of Independence. John

Andrew Doyle, Balliol ; Fellow of All Souls

1870 TheScythic Races of Europe and Asia, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the

Western Empire. John Gent, Fellow of Trinity

1871 The Jesuits, from the Institution of the Society to its Suppression in 1773. Richard

Smith, Balliol

1872 The Influence of the Roman Conquests on Latin Literature. [Not awarded]

1873 The "Normans in Itroposed to himself, and the extent t

which it teas realised. John Edward Morris, Magdalen

1886 The effects of the Latin conquest of Constantinople. Gerald Patrick Moriarty,


1887 The. causes of the decline of the Roman Republic. Herbert W r illiam Blunt,

Oriel ; Student of Ch. Ch.

1888 The Reformation in France. Chakles Lethbridge Kingsford, St. John's.


Stanhope Historical Essay.

In 1855 Philip Henry, fifth Earl Stanhope, founded an annual Prize
of j£20, to be given in books, for an Essay on some point of Modern
History, Foreign or English, within the period 1800-1815; in judging
of which " the merit of the style " is to be considered " no less than the
clearness of the reasoning and the accuracy of the facts." The Prize is
awarded every year in Act Term, and the subject for the next year is
announced at the same time.

The Prize is open to all Undergraduates who in the Term in which
it is awarded have not exceeded the sixteenth Term from their matri-
culation. The Compositions are to be sent in on or before the 1st of
March in each year.

The Judges are the Eegius Professor of Modern History, and the
two Senior Examiners in the School of Modern History holding office
when the Subject was announced.


1856 The Character of Lord Clarendon, first as a Statesman, and secondly as an His-

torian. Robert William Henderson, University

1857 The Character and Place of W'icldijfe as a Reformer. Herbert Cowell,


1858 The Policij and Character of Cardinal Richelieu. George Herbert Moberly,

Scholar, afterwards Fellow, of Corpus

1859 The Causes of the Successes of the Ottoman Turhs. James Surtees Phillpotts,

Scholar, afterwards Fellow, of New College

1860 The Fall of the Repnhlic of Florence. John Richard Magrath, Scholar of

Oriel ; Fellow, afterwards Provost, of Queen's

1861 The Rise of the Siciss Confederation. Hon. Reginald Charles Edward Abbot,

Ch. Ch. ; Fellow of All 8ouls ; third Lord Colchester

1862 ( 'ordinal Wolsey. Charles Martin, Scholar of New College ; Senior Student

of Ch. Ch.

1863 The Influence of the Feudal System on the Formation of Political Character.

Francis Henry Jeune, Scholar of Balliol ; Fellow of Hertford

1864 The Wars of the Roses. Clifton Wilbraham Collins, Demy of Magdalen

1865 The Rise of Russia. Walter Mooney Hatch, New College : Fellow

1866 The, Reign of Richard the Second. Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead, St.

Mary Hall
1S67 The Causes of the Decline of Spain. George Herbert West, Junior Student
of Ch. Ch.

1868 The Effects of the Renaissance on England. Thomas Ryburn Buchanan,

Balliol ; Fellow of AU Souls

1869 The Political Genius of Henry Quatre. Cyril Fletcher Grant, Balliol

1870 The Origin and Pditical Significance of the National Belt. Thomas Stewart

Oinond., Exhibitioner of Balliol ; Fellow of St. John's

1871 Lafayette. Henry William Roscoe, Scholar of Corpus

1872 The Protectorate. Arthur Francis Leach, Scholar of New College ; Fellow

of All Souls

1873 Joseph II. William George Waters, Worcester

1*74 Th>- Portuguese in the East. John Woulfe Flanagan, Balliol

1875 Cardinal Beaufort. Richard Lodge, Exhibitioner, afterwards Scholar, of

Ball 'ol : Fellow of Brasenose

1876 The Universities of Europe during the Age of the Reformation. Vincent

Waldo Calmady Hamlyn, Scholar of Balliol

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