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of a Christian Man. By his wiU he be-
queathed legacies to the church of Wells
and to Clavering inEssex, and £43, 6s. 8d.
to this university for the exhibition of
a scholar for seven years. The market-
cross at Wells was in part erected from
his benefaction.

Collier's Howai'd Household Books, xxi, xxvi.
MS. Baker, xxiv. 05. Le Neve's Fasti. - New-
court's Report. wood's Ath. Oxon. Strype.
Fox's Acts & Mon. Rymer, xiv. 299, 407. State
Papers, Hen. 8. Coote's Civilians. Pari. Hist,
iii. 73. Univ. & Coll. Doc. i. 426, 440. Ord.
R. Household, 159. M.S. Cole, v. 55, xl-vii. 9, 17.
Fiddes's Wolsey, 482, 532.

WILLIAM PR AMYNGHAM, a
native of Norwich, received his school
education there, and removing to this
university was at first a member of Pem-*
broke hEul and then of Queens' college.
He was B.A. 1530, M.A. 1533. His
death took place 29 Sept. 1537, in the
25th year of his age. He was a man
of great learning and untiring indus-
try, and possessed of a most tenacious
memory. His reading was extensive,
but the ai'ts in which he chiefly excelled
were music and rhetoric. He has written
1. De continentia [in prose]. 2. De
consolatione ad Aemilianum caecum [in
hexameters and pentameters]. 3. D.
Laurentii martyrium [in heroic verse].
4. Eiaripaxris, sive incendium Sodomo-
rum [in heroic verse]. 5. Idololatram
[in choriambic verse]. 6. 'Aperi/y, sive ia
laudem virtutis [in verse]. 7. Epigram-
matum libri 11. At his death he left
these works to his friend Dr. John Cains,
but they appear to have since perished.

Tanner's Bibl. Brit. Caius De Libris propriis.

ROBERT WAKEFIELD, a native
of the north of England, studied in Cam-
bridge and graduated in arts, being B.A.
1513-4. He then travelled to perfect
his knowledge in the oriental languages,
and acquired great skill in greek, hebrew,
arable, chaldaic, and syriao. He read
lectures at Tubin, Paris, and Louvaine.
He was at the last-mentioned place in
1519, but remained only four months.
He there took the degree of M.A. and
was incorporated here. In 1524 he read
lectures at Cambridge. He was, by his
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S-. Paul's., intiodiiced to the king, who
made him one of Li^ chaplains, and he
al.jct the jiine time took the degree of
BJ). in this mrireisitT. He was also
patronised br Thocias BoleTn eail of
Witeihire. When the qoestion of the
diroice was fiist agitated he espoosed the
queen's caose, hot iSierwaT'is changed
Lis opmion and wrote agaizist the TaKdity
of her mairiase. This was about 1-527
when he was residing in the monastezx
of Sion. Aboot 1-530 tie kinz sent him
to Ox&id, whCTe he made a public oration
in ZZ.T hall of the college now Ctrisr-
chnich. He afterwards read a hehrew
lectnre in that nnirersity. In 1-532 he
wa^ made a canon of Kraz's college
Qs&rd, and in Joly iL^t jeax was in-
cir^rporated B J), in that nnivefsil\. He
died at London S <_>ot. 1-537. He was
antlioT amongst other tiicirs of 1. Oratio
de lit: ii Otis et ntibtate ' ^ m* J.Wfornn-
nnn Ajabicse, Chaldaicae, et Hehraieae
qusd idiomatibus Hehraicis qos in tttr-;*-
qae Testaii:e::it':' inreninntnr. 1-52-4. 4to.
TTsis was printed bv Wynkin dc Worde,
and the author complains that he was
obii^I to omit his whole third part
because the printer had no hebrew tVpes.
Some &w hehrew and arable characters,
however, are introduced, fcat ertremeh'
rude, and CTidently ctit in wc"jd: tier
are the first of the sort nsed in Zn^lani
2. Paraphrasis in libnnn KoLeleth ' qaem
TTilgo Ecclesiastical Tccattt s"C>;iricta.
dara atqtze fidelis, 4to. 3. Kotser Cc-ii-
cis, quo, prseter ecdesis sacroeanctse de-
cretum, probatur oonjugmm cum iratria
camaliter cc^nita, illicitum omnino, in-
hibiluin, mtezdictumque esse tum nature
jure, tum jure divino, lege^ue evan^elt ;-a
atque consaetttitne eaiholiea exlestie
orQiodoss, Loud. 4to. 152f. i f jn-
tagma de Hebrseorum codieum iu.xr-
ruptione ; with which is printed, < >rsr_o
Oxonise habita in ColL Begk>. 5. De lau-
dibus Asricultnrse. 6. De ot rlnio statti
reipubUcs. 7. De pace. >. De paiti-
monia. 9. De fide et ojierTt'Os. 10. De
philosophia. 11. Lexicon Caldaicimi.

Wood's Aft. Oxon. ed. Bliis. WoocV Co!L ft
Halls, 42a. Wood's Xnn'=^~ z^, 043. Taunts
BihL £al Sjdghes Eraaatii- 1pp. 25, 2j, 6j.
HaDam's lit. of Enrc^e, L aja. Trtrelyin
Papers, L^ «^rfc*^ti«i"'^ T^ >^^T ^ 1^; Pi::;.
Dodi'sCli-Hist.i.21:. MS. Eichjrisoa. 9, 95.

THOMAS PELLTS, a monk of Nor-
wich, proceeded LL3. 1-5';'S,. and was



iwior of the cdl at Home ?-f .Ik l-5'.'9
to 1-513. He commenced LL-D. hae
1514, and was 10 Oct 1-51-5 xzisttr^te-i
chancdh? official prir:-:it»al and commis-
^^rv ai the diocese of Elv. He wis
collated to the reetorr of Glemsfijrd
Suffolk 151S, and also held the vicarage
■ji Histon S. Andrew. Camferidaeshire,
which he resi^-tie.i 10 Juhr 1522. He
gave up the diancelknship of Ely in 13^,
and "H-is admitted an aiv.>:-^te 2'.> 31ai*i
l-52-5-4>. In 153i:> he became chancellor
of the dioces* of 2f orwich. He had the
rettorr of Hitcham S— ^-.^> in i the se-sjnd
prebmd or chancdlcrshit' of the collegiate
church of S. 31arv-in-the-fidds, Xtrwidi-
Tn Afif liiifi-lTnas; t«in 1531 he w^s cvn-
victed of offending a^iinst the stattrtes of
Provts-i-rs. and put in a praemunire, htit
had the king s speoal letters of protection
&r his x-ers-jii during pleasure 2'J Xov.
in the same vear. He is said to have
been chanedlor of the dit»;-e^< of Lonioo,
and apt-ears to have died in 1-537. He
was a hitter j-erseittitor of the pntitestants.



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HUGH FITZHERBET, B-A. 1522-3,
"\f ■ A ■ 1527. was admitted ffllow of S.

Johns college 152S. and died 1537. A
Tna-n of singular learning, virtue, and^
modesty, who deserves rememhraiiee as
tutor of the femoas Eo-jer Ascham.

BaiEr"; His:. S. 7:101%



THOjIAS GBEEXWOOD, >f.A.
IdIL was elected fiUow of S. John's
eC'Ueae 1515, and was a stroinons op-
ponent of Hugh Idtimer's preachins
in this univeraty. He was B.P. 152S,
and DJ). 1532. It is said he was eiths
exe-.'iite'l fi»r denvins the king's sujhc-
macy or died in pns<'ii.

Baker's His:. S. J:i:^'s, 331. LatiinB-'s Wests,
ed. CUnie, n. 55=.

BOBEBT BABEIXGTOX.B.D.,was
elected abbat of Walden 5 Feh. 1532.
In 1534 he paid the unirosity 2'iu. for
a grace regendi et non ad pbudtunu
It is supposed he died in 1537.



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ATJIENAB (J A MABBIOIENfiES.



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1 1 "** ' *"-' ^ Wal**' "■»« apjxAtiietl ab W
of H. Werlmrgh Ch«rt«r, 4 0',-f , ] I'jy , In
1406 the uirirersity paMit«<l a ^ace
(wh«rrin he i« called KoJxjrt) that h<;
rnij^ht incept in divinitv a/1 pkcrttini.
In l-'jll ttierc were v'uAntd Atnmminomi
Wwrr<m him and the city tii Ch<;)»ter, and
two r/ther» mixetimv<-\y were appointefl
and MitA a« ahhat«. Hi; waji nr^tored in
] ■')'.'/) and TiiTtiiari'A ahljat till hid death,
which (xwirrt-A ab<<nt l'<:)7. if<; erected
the beantifiil wetstern entrance to the
ahh<-y, and contcmplat';'] further improvc-
jn(fni», hui)t the nail at Jnc;, and im-
parked 1000 acre* a/ljwning to Saighton
man'/r-hoiMC.

MS. Bak/T, X!«ir, 12, (nmnrnVit (Hunh. i. 215.
VngHitWt yiimaat, <•<). C'alejr, H, 371.

JOHX THIXTILL, of the dirx^; of
Xorwich, wan liUxiiA fellow of Pembroke
hall ]ol5, appoint<rfl on*; of the uni-
vtmtity i;r<«»/:her»( 1522, and j/rfx:^;<sdcd
i'.b. 10 2';. In )o'2!* he wait one of the
<Mi:<^»,Um appoiiitol l>y the Kcnatc to d<;-
U;niiirii; tin; quextion ax to the king'o
i\\v<ir<-M, smA in lo.>> orio of twelve h^mi-A
divine* appointed l>y thin linivenrity to
'xamine booko and rdcct those which
w'.Ti! vrrimi^xM or mAitttmH. ih: corn-
rr//.'ri'*d 1>. J^, 1 oli?. Hi; had high rfrjjuta-
tion a» a di«putant in thi: »chool», and
wa« it f<';CTn» a warm friend to the
reftmnation.

Maw"-^ * Lofler** Framlliwham, 224. Skh'/ls'
Pr^vK' i^l'55' i'l' 2^ CoopCT'fi Ann. of f.'amb.

T&f)\)<)U'\] V,R\ DKOltO i* »aid to
have been horn at 'I'wyf'/r'l in (Jxford-
»hire, hut that county iy/ritain» no ttuch
place. H(! wa(» educatoi at Et/;ri, whcmce
ne cam* to King** r/iUn^c in 1519. The
vieeehaneettiir having iiiutned an order for
hi* aj/prebentficm a« a hawker of Fritlj'o
ISnglMh Tef»tament», he retired to Ire-
land in company with an Aupuitinian
friar, and wa* HTihwjquently iinpnooned for
h<,T<;i»y. On hiK liberation he returned
to tlie univrirnity and coinmeiiccd D.D.
l-O^iO. Iff; afterward* hecame chaplain
to bishop LnVniinr at Worcester, where
it in oaid he died, thougli the year i»
unknown. lie wa<t one of the vmimhirit
of The Institution of a Christian Man.

Manterif Hl»t. of C. C,f;,C. 244. Alnmnl
Eton. »3$. LatteKsr'd WxrK c<l. Corrte, 11. 376.
»trype. Amlcrwrn'o Ann, Kn^l. Bible, L 115.

vo;„ I. '



THOMAS PATMOEE, of this uni-
venrity, presented to the rectory of Much
Hadham in Hertfordshire 17 April 1515,
afterwards adopted the protestant doc-
trin'w, and preached here a^^ainst the
papal power and in deprecation of the
Wning of heretics. In 15.'il Stokesly
bishop of London instituted a prosecu-
tion against bim in n^jiect of the avowal
of these opinions, also on account of
his having read the works of Luther,
fKcomlapaditis, Porne-ranus, and -Melanc-
thon, and counselled or connived at the
marriage of bi.*) servant Joan Bennore
witb Simon Smith bis curate. Patmore
was deprived of hi» benefice and goods
and confined in the Lollards' tower for
three years. At length he submitted,
was al/jnred, and condemned to perpetual
imprisonment. He seems however to
have gfA bis liberty, and to have obtained
a commission for imjair^- and restitution,
but, it does not appear what was done
thereunder.

i^'/%>. Acts & Mon. Ncwt//urt'» Rtpert. L
832, AndcTKonV Ann. EnffL Bible, 1. 297, 404.

JOIfX CAKVAXELL, fellow of
King's wJlege, was ordained acolyte 32
f'fjb, mi'-i-i, Hiibdeacon 2!i .March 1494,
and ietu:im 24 May following. Heljecame
chjiplain t^; James V. king of Scots, and
ultimately d/«in of tbe coll/jgiate church
of 8. Mary Warwick, in which capacity
we find him, with the treasurer, canons,
and vicarn-eboraljacknowled^ngtlie royal
supremacy 21 Aug. 1534. He again
occurs as dean of that church 10 Sseirt.
15:J7.

MH. OA':, xhl HI ; xivi. Jo, Ho, 158. Eymer,
xIt. 5-x,. Si,-v(mth Ifrij, D. K. Kecords, Append,
ii, 303.

JOHX STOKYS, an Augfestinian friar,
proceeded J.>.iJ in this university 1502,
and was incorporated at Oxford May 1512.
He was provincial of bis order throughout
England and prior of the house at Cam-
bri%e in 1521 ; be subsequently became
prior of the house of Augustinians at
Norwich. We find him ineiffectually ex-
horting Kilney to recant, 1531. Subse-
quently, but at what precise date is un-
certain, he came from Norwich to reside
at Clare, and preached against the refor-
mation. J)r. Matthew Parker, the dean
of the adjoining colfege of Stoke, sent
him a friendly letter of caution, hut dis-
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ended in his incarceration. From his
prison he wrote an apologetical letter to
lord Cromwell, concluding with a declara-
tion that he had heen too much addicted
to the old ceremonies, that he intended
by God's grace to reform himself and to
give more diligence in setting forth sin-
cerely God's word. He also requested
that he might be permitted to change his
habit.

"Wood's Fasti Oxon. ed. Bliss, i. 35. Strype's
Parker, 12, Append. 5 — 8. Parker Correspon-
dence, 10 — 14. MS. Baker, Ti. 207, xvi. 166.
Tanner's Bibl. Brit. 697.

EDWARD POX, bom at Dursley,
Gloucestershire, is said to have been
a relative of Eichard Fox bishop of
Winchester. He was educated at Eton,
and admitted of King's college 27
Mai-ch 1512. About May 1527 he be-
came master of Sherburn hospital in the
county of Durham, and on 8 Nov. fol-
lowing was admitted prebendary of
Osbaldwicke in the church of York. He
seems also to have held the prebend of
Compton Bishop in the church of Wells.
He was patronised by Wolsey, and ap-
pointed king's almoner, secretary of
state, and master of the wards. He was
the king's orator at Home in 1528, he
and Dr. Stephen Gardiner being dis-
patched to obtain the pope's buU invali-
dating the king's marriage with queen
Catharine. On 27 Sept. 1528 being D.D.
he was elected provost of King's college,
and about the following year introduced
Dr. Cranmer to the king as a useful co-
adjutor in the business of the divorce.
In Feb. 1529-30 he and Gardiner came
to Cambridge to procure a determination
from the university against the legality
of the king's jnarriage, and in April fol-
lowing he was employed on a similar
mission to Oxford with Longland bishop
of Lincoln, and Bell afterwards bishop
of Worcester. He was collated to the
archdeacomy of Leicester 1531, and be-
came archdeacon of Dorset 25 Nov. 1583.
He was elected bishop of Hereford in
1535, the royal assent being given 2 Sept.
In December following he was sent with
Drs. Heath and Barnes to the princes
assembled at Smalcald, where he remained
after his colleagues had returned home,
the king having left further negocia-
tions to him alone. In 1536 he was
dispatched to France, to defend the king's
proceedings in the matter of the divorce.



He died at London 8 May 1538, and was
buried in the church of S. Mary Mount-
haw there. His will, dated on the day of
his death, was proved 20 March 1538-9.
He has been called the wonder of the uni-
versity, and the darling of the court.
He was an admirable preacher, although
he had read but little, yet by memory
and method he seemed to command all
learning. He had a vast capacity for
business, and was a subtle and able nego-
tiator. Some of his sayings have been
handed down. Discoursing of terms of
peace he observed : Honourable ones last
long, but the dishonourable no longer
than till kings have the power to break
them ; the surest way therefore to peace
is a constant preparedness for war. On
another occasion he remarked : Two
things must support a government — gold
to reward its fiiends, and iron to keep
under its enemies. He often used the say-
ing, afterwards repeated by Philip II. of
Spain: Time and I wiU challenge any two
in- the world. This bishop greatly aided
Wolsey in his foundations at Oxford and
Ipswich, and King's college has reason
to revere his memory, for he induced
Henry VIM, to finish its magnificent
chapel. To' him is attributed 1. De
vera differentia regia potestatis et eccle-
siasticse. Loud. 4to. 1534, 8vo. and
12mo. 1538. 2. Annotationes in B.
Mantuanum, besides letters and orations.
Bucer dedicated to biTti his commentaries
on the Evangelists. Arms : A. a cheveron
between 3 foxes' heads erased G.

Alumni Eton. 37. Tanner's Bibl. Brit. .Smitt's
Autogr. Dodd4 Ch. Hist. i. 184. Wood's Ath.
Oxon. ed. BUss, ii. 710. Fuller's "Worthies.
Richardson's Godwin. Lloyd's State "Worthies.
Fiddes's "Wolsey, Collect. 138, 198. Burnet's
Hist. Eef. State Papers, Hen. 8. "Wood's Ann.
243. Cranmer's "W^orks, edit. Cox. Coop"e!r'8 '
Ann. of Camb. i. 334, 343, 357. Le Neve's Fasti.
Hutchinson's Durham, iu. 756. MS. Cole, i. 93,
119, siii. 156. Lelandi Encomia. Anderson's
Ann. Engl. Bible, i. 502.

EGBERT CLTFFE, after studying
eight years at Cambridge and Oxford, was
here admitted bachelor of civil law 1496.
He was a member of Clement hostel and
commenced LL.D. He was warden of the
collegiate church of Manchester 1509 to
1518. On 25 June 1525 he became vicar
of Wisbech Cambridgeshire, and was con-
stituted chancellor ofiB^cial principal and
commissary of the diocese of Ely. On
29 Oct. 1529 he was excommunicated
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■ university for infringing the privileges
of that body. The matter being re-
ferred to cardinal Wolsey, he coniirmed
Vfhat the viceohancellor had done and
ordered Dr. Clyffe to submit, which he
accordingly did and obtained absolution.
He was one of the learned canonists
summoned to the convocation on the
business of the king's divorce. In 1531
he was convicted in the king's bench of
having iniringed the statutes prohibit-
ing intercom-se with the court of Rome,
but obtained the king's special letters of
protection. Dr. Clyffe, who was rector
of Cottenham Cambridgeshire, and of
Northwold and Outwell S. Clement Nor-
folk, died before 2 June 1538.

Hist. Manchester College, i. 55, iii. 75. Steven-
son's Suppl. to Bentham's Ely. Cooper's Ann. of
Camb. i. 327. Fiddes's Wolsey. Rymer, xiv.
4z8. MS. Baker, xxx. 118, 130.

JOHN LAMBERT, as he is gene-
rally called though his paternal name
was Nichols, was bom at Norwich and
educated in Cambridge, where he attained
considerable knowledge of latin and
greek. He was ordained priest at Nor-
wich by a suffragan-bishop of that dio-
cese, and on that occasion assumed the
name of Lambert. In 1521 queen Catha-
rine of Arragon wrote to Queens' coUege
to elect John Lambert, B.A., into a
fellowship in that college. The society
replied that they had inquired of his
friends in the university, and especially
of his master and tutors, whether they
would depose to his virtue and learning,
but they declined to do so; the coUege
had however asked him to come up for
examination and were willing to take
him for a year on probation, both which
offers he had refused. He occurs how-
ever amongst the fellows of Queens' in
1521 and 1522. BUney and Arthm- con-
verted him to protestantism, and he was
for some time with Tyndal and Prith
beyond the seas. He was for a year or
more preacher and chaplain to the Eng-
lish factory at Antwerp, where however,
upon the accusation of one Barlow and by
means of sir Thomas More, he was seized
and brought to London about 1532. He
was examined by archbishop Warham
at Otford and Lambeth upon forty-five
articles charging him with heretical
opinions. He gave in a written answer
which displays remarkable ability, though
composed in confinement and whilst



he was denied access to books. After
the death of the ai'ohbishop he was dis-
charged, and occupied himself near the
Stocks market in London in teaching
latin and greek to children. About
March 1536 the duke of Norfolk, the
earl of Essex, and the countess of Oxford
made a complaint against him to arch-
bishop Cranmer and bishops Shaxton
and- Latimer, before whom he appeared
at Lambeth on a charge of asserting that
it was sinfal to pray to saints. These
prelates admitted they could not say that
such prayers were necessary, though they
held they were not sinful. He was
imprisoned in the porter's lodge at
Lambeth for five days and was then
discharged. On the following day he
voluntarily came again before the bishops
to know if he were entirely free. They
remanded him to prison and remitted
the case and the articles against him to
the lord-chancellor, by whom he was
probably discharged. In Nov. 1538 he
was convened before the king himself
in Westminster-haU for denying the real
presence in the sacrament. The king,
archbishop Cranmer, bishops . Sampson,
Grardiner, Tunstal, Stokesly, and four
other prelates disputed with him on this
point from twelve to five o'clock, when
overcome with weakness and grief he
held his peace, and Cromwell, by the
king's command, read the sentence by
which he was condemned to be burnt
to death as a heretic. This sentence was
soon afterwards carried out at Smithfield
with some circumstances of unusual atro-
city. Besides the answer to archbishop
Warham's forty-five articles, he wrote
1. De veritate Eucharistse. 2. Argu-
menta pro eadem. 3. Loci commimes
Scripturarum. He also translated from
latin into english various works of Eras-
mus and others.

Fox's Acts & Mon. Burnet's Hist. Ref.
■Wright's Mon. Let. 37. Brit. Mag. xxxvl. 305.
Tanner's Bihl. Brit. Fuller's Ch. Hist. Strype's
Cranmer. Middleton's Biog. Evang. i. 139. MS.
Searle. Anderson's Ann. Engl. Bible, ii. 19.

JOHN JENYN was elected feflow of
Queens' college 1495, served the office of
proctor of the university 1503, was vice-
president of his college 1505, and having
taken the degree of B.D. was 19 Nov.
1509 presented to the vicarage of Pinner
in Middlesex. In or about 1518 he was
elected president of Queens' college. He
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commenced D.D. 1520, and was removed
from the presidentship of Queens' in 1525,
in consequence of complaints made by
the fellows to cardinal Wolsey and other
councillors of the queen, that he had mis-
applied the college money. He died
about Dee. 1538. Arms : A. 2 hendlets
and a bordure engrailed S.

Newcourt'8 Kepert. i, 638. MS. Cole, vii. 128,
xlTiii. 256, 257, 258. MS. Searle.

JOHN ADDISON, of the diocese of
York, was admitted fellow of Pembroke
hall 1505, became B.D. 1519, and D.D.
1523. He was chaplain to John Fisher
bishop of Rochester, and was 25 Hen. 8
attainted by parliament of misprision of
treason for concealment of the pretended
revelations of Elizabeth Barton the holy
maid of Kent, and it was enacted that he
should lose his spiritual promotions from
20 March 1533-4 He superintended the
publication of bishop Esher's Assertionis
Lutheranse Confiitatio 1523, and had
a grant from the king of the sole printing
of it for three years. In or about 1538
he wrote a.book in support of the pope's
supremacy over all bishops, to which
a reply was made by bishops Stokesly
and Tunstal.

Lewis's Life of Bp. Fislier, i. 204; ii. 115, 348,
351, 405. Strj^e's Eccl. Mem. i. 41. Hawes &
Loder's Framlingham, 222. Stat. 25 Hen. 8, c. 12.
State Papers, Hen. 8, viii. 24.



KICHAED CHESHAM, a friar
Dominican, was B.D. here 1525, and sub-
sequently commenced D.D., but whether
here or elsewhere appears not. He was
prior of the house of his order at "Win-
chester at its surrender 1538.

Wright's Mon. Letters, 201.



JOHN MATTHEWS, bachelor of
canon law 1530, was prior of the house
of Austin canons at Cokesford, Norfolk,
and with nine of the brethren acknow-
ledged the royal supremacy 17 Sept. 1534.
His house being surrendered or sup-
pressed, we find him soliciting lord Crom-
well for a pension, and it seems he ob-
tained £15. per annum.

Seventli Rep. D. E. Bee. Append. 11. 283, 284.
Wright's Mon. Letters, 126. Blomefield's Norfolk,
yii. 155, 156.



THOMAS MYLES, a Benedictine
monk, D.D. 1512, was prior of Boxgrave
Sussex at the dissolution of that house
1538.

Wright's Mon. Letters, 119, 120.

JOHN RAMSEY, B.D. 1505, was
elected prior of the house of S. Mary
at Merton Surrey for Austin canons 31
Jan. 1530. He, the subprior, and thirteen
canons surrendered the house to the
king 16 April 1538. Those who state
John Bowie to have been prior of Mar-
ton after Ramsey must be in error.

Eighth Rep. D. K. Rcc. Append, ii. 31. Dugdale's
Monast. ed. Caley, vi. 245, 246.

WILLIAM WILLIAMS, alias GiD-
DING, M.A. 1522, was sometime prior of
the house of Austin canons at Hunting-
don, but resigned 13 April 1532, on an
allowance of £6. 13«. 4i. and a grant of
meat, drink, and fael to his chamber
during life. His name does not occur
in the acknowledgment of the royal
supremacy by the members of that house
14 July 1534, but he joined as a canon
in the surrender to the king 11 July
1538.

Rep. D. K. Bee. vii. Append, ii. 289 ; viii.
Append. Ii. 24. Carruthers' Huntingdon, 103, 104,
105. Dugdale's Monast. ed. Caley, vi. 78.

JOHN DAY, B.A. 1510, was abbat of
the Cistercian house of Bordesley Wor-
cestershire, and with nineteen of his
monks surrendered the same to the crown
17 July 1538. It is supposed that he is
the same person who in the Valor 26
Hen. 8 is called John db Belay.

Eighth Rep. D. K. Rec. Append, ii. 11. Dug-
dale's Monast. ed. Caley, v. 407.

GEORGE LEGATE occurs as prior

of the friars Carmelite Cambridge 1536,

and again 8 Aug. 1538, but vacated the

office in that month, whether by death

or resignation does not appear.

MS. Cole, xlviii. 239, 249. Cooper's Ann. of
Camb. V. 255, 256.

CLEMENT HUBBARD, alias
Thoep, is supposed to have proceeded
B.A. 1523-4, and M.A. 1534, In Aug.
1538 he was constituted prior of the
house of Carmelites Cambridge, and a
few days afterwards surrendered that
house to the king.



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