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6 May, proved 14 June, 1659 left the College 'the works of S.
Augustyn, S. Ambrose, Origyn, S. Jerom, and certeyn books of Byde
(Bede), and works of S. Gregorye, with other such books as my overseer
shall think meyt'; the Latin of his Computi is strange, and he writes
Odstocke for Woodstock, howde hosse for wood house; autumn 1529
' lis viiid Bale, Pekyns, Biblie lectore euntibus ad Clyfton Ferye ' (see
Lent 1403 ' iid pro expensis Clerici Biblie quando ivit Abendon ad
loquendum cum firmariis nostris ').

John Willoughby (Willobi, Wyllugby), sar., adm. 8 or 15 Dec.
1515, vac. autumn 1520; sup. B.A. 4 Nov. 1513 ; M.A. 16 Dec. 1516 ;
?R. of Baverstock, Wilts 1521 pres. by abbess of Wilton, called John
Major at his death in 1527 ; a John Willoughby was R. of Haccombe,
Devon in 1536, Eccl. Ant. i. 161, ii. 161; autumn 1497 Edward
Willugby, Dean of Exeter, is mentioned; winter 151 5 'xxviiij \d ob.
pro expensis Rectoris et eius servientis apud Londinum pro elapsu
electionis domini Johannis Willobi et Hugonis Gylett in loco domini
Willelmi Poskyns versus archipresulem [ecclesie] Cantuariensis tunc
Universitatis Oxonie cancellarium ' [i.e. Warham] ; Hutchins iv. 103,
Visit. Corn. 556.

Edmund Fletcher, corn., adm. 8 May 1516, vac. summer 1529;
B.A. 2 July 1515; sup. M.A. 8 Nov. 1518, incepted 28 Feb. 151I;
sup. B.D. 28 July 1530 ; Rector 1526-29, chaplain of the University,
i.e. Hbrarian; Lent 1520 ' vi^ carpentario pro fabricacione unius parvi
tecti supra hostia camerarum M. Warynge et M. Fletcher, xiii^ pro
quibusdam asseribus ad fabricam predictam necessariis'; autumn
1541 'vi// pro legatis M. Flacher'; winter 1542 ^inxs v'xWd pro
exequiis Edmundi Flatcher.'

Thomas Lake, dev., adm. 18 June 1516, vac. summer 1529; B.A.
3 July 1 51 4, disp. for M.A. 2 Feb. i5if as about to take orders at home.

John Morcomb, Corn., adm. 6 May 1517, vac. Lent 1518; INLA.,
in orders : a John Morcom was B.A. 3 July 1506, sup. M.A. 13 May
1510, Principal of Black Hall 1511, Wood's City i. 596; Auditor of
Hussey Chest winter 151 2; pres. to R. of Winterborne Houghton,
Dorset, by Sir John Arundel, 30 Aug. 1519, R. of Slapton collegiate
church 1535 (surrendered 17 Nov. 1545), of Okeford-Fitzpaine,
Dorset 1546, Hutchins i. 330, iv. 334; .? R. of S. Ervan, and of
Mawgan in Pyder 1536, Eccl. Ant. ii. 178, 191.

John NicoUs, Chapl., summer 1518 to winter 1523 ; B.A. June.1518
'secular chaplain'; R. of Landewednack, Cornwall 1536-49, Eccl.
Ant. ii. 189.



56 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1518

Richard Chapell, corn., autumn 1518 to Lent 1520 ; B.A. 28 Feb.

William Slade, Dev., adm. 23 Oct, 1519, vac. winter 1526; B.A.
19 Jan. 151^, I\LA. 5 June 1521 ; chantry priest of Bromham S.
Nicholas, Wilts 1521, d. 1537; Hutchins iv. 424.

John Moxhay, Dev., adm. 20 Jan. 15^^, vac. Lent 1528; M.A.
5 June 1521 ; V. of Pinhoe 17 June 1527, Eccl. Ant. ii. 127 ; admin,
bond 4 Ap. 1528, Griffiths 43.

Bartholomew Michell, Com., adm. 3 Ap. 1520, vac. Lent 1527;
determined as B.A. Mch 15 if, M.A. 26 Oct. 1521 ; allowed 26 July
1523 to sell his dress of Regent Master; fellow of Eton 11 Jan. 152^-,
sup. B.D. 10 Oct. 1533 ; R. of Ludgvan, Cornwall 1536.

John White, Corn., adm. 3 Ap. 1520, res. autumn 1533; B.A.
18 July 1519, M.A. 6 July 1523, in orders; Principal of Hart Hall
II July 1527-1531 ; winter 1529 ' vis v'md a. I\L Whyte bursario pro
scoHs magistrorum Lacy et Burley'; winter 1532 ' inid I\L White
propter pecuniam allatam de Gwynner ' ; winter 1542 ' xii</ Johanni
coquo equitand Bamptoniam pro M. White, jussu doctoris Wright.'

Richard Martin, Sar., adm. 23 June 1520, vac. winter 1523 ; in
orders; B.A. 14 Mch 152! ; became M.B. with John Tooker 13 July
1538; summer 1522 ' xd M. Martyn pro capicio ad componendum
capam in nostro sacello ' ; winter 1523 ' xiid M. Marten equitanti
versus Bensynton ' ; pres. to Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset 28 June 1524,
d. 1540; Hutchins i. 446.

John Bere, Corn., winter 1521 to autumn 1531 ; sup. B.A. 20 June
151 7, sup. M.A. 12 July 1520, in priest's orders by winter 1521,
Rector 1529-31 ; R. of Endellion 23 May 1534, of Camborne 1542,
d. 1563; Maclean i. 492.

John Toker (Tucker), corn., adm. 16 Nov. 1521, vac. Lent 1526;
sup. B.A. 15 Jan. 152^; M.A. 6 July 1523, judge for inquiring into
the peace between East Gate and S. Martin's Church in July 1523 ;
adm. to practise in medicine 14 May 1530, disp. 28 June 1530 to
take the place of a M.D. next Act, and the preceding Vesperies,
because Humfrey Bluet of Merton wants to incept, and there is only
one other Doctor of that faculty; M.B. and D. 13 July 1538 ; Proctor
1525 ; Canon of Cardinal College 1529 ; Wood's Fasti a. 1525, 1538 ;
Gutch iii. 422 ; Eccl. Ant. i. 169, 204, ii. 160, 201 ; Lent 1529 ' xxiid
circa fratrcm magistri Toker in camera Rcctoris.'

John Collyns, dev., winter 1521 to summer 1529; B.A. 5 Nov.
1520, M.A. 6 July 1523, in orders; ? R. of Sutton Mandeville, Wilts



1526] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 57

1 53 1-7) of Rushall 1537-8, executed with the Pole family 1538 for
treason; Phillipps 201, 206, 208.

Eurin Cocks (Cokkys), sar., winter 1521 to winter 1529; B.A. 30
June 1523, M.A. 9 Nov. 1526, he was to read the book de longitudine
et hrevitate vile before his degree, and the two books de generatmie in
his own house ' fixis scedulis'; Guardian of Burnel Chest 1527.

Thomas Forde, dev., adm. 25 Mch 1522, vac. Lent 1526 ; B.A. 30
June 1523, in orders.

Stephen Carslegh (Caslegh), Dev., adm. 20 Dec. 1522, vac. winter

1532 ; B.A. 25 Feb. 152^ M.A. 19 Feb. 152^, sup. M.B. Jan. 154a
after studying 12 years.

John Conner or Cunner (? from Gwithian, Cornwall ; Conner
Downs are in Gwinear), ? chorister of Magdalen 1501, demy 1508 as
Cannar (Bloxam i. 6); B.A. 28 Oct. 1510, M.A. 29 Jan. i5if ; adm.
Chapl. 15 Dec. 1523 in place of NicoUs, vac. Lent 1549 ; sup. B.D.
27 Oct. 1524 ; winter 1514 ' iiij \\\\d de M. Cunner pro scola sua pro
duobus terminis ' ; V. of S. Peter's in the East, Oxford ; V. of Witten-
ham about 1540; d. 1569, inventory of his goods 3 Dec. 1569,
Griffiths 16.

John Pekyns, Sar., autumn 1524 to autumn 1534; B.A. 27 July
1523; M.A. 9 Nov. 1526, sup. B.D. 26 Mch 1534; Bursar 1530,
Rector 1531-34, Proctor 1533; canon of Westminster 3 May 1543;
instit. R. of Bradwell juxta Mare, Essex 5 Mch 154!^ on present, of
Queen Katherine Howard [beheaded 13 Feb. 154^], deprived before

1 May 1554; Wood's Fasti a. 1526, 1533; Athense ii. 750; New-
court ii. 85, 169; Turner 117 ; a note to the Computus of autumn

1533 charges him with cheating the College of £12 \s. ^\d. in his
accounts; autumn 1545 'vii/z' viiij ia? a M. Pawe pro allocatione panis
quern Johannes Juner subministravit Collegio nostro in partem solu-
tionis debitorum M. Pekens, deducto scilicet emolumento obsonatoris ex
octo libris et xviii</ quam alioqui summam putaretur predictus Johannes
solvisse Collegio in pane'; winter 1547 'xiij Juner pistori pro
M. Peckens,' Lent 1548 ' vij viii^/ Juner pistori pro debitis antiquis ex
mandato Vicecancellarii.'

James Bayly, sar., adm. 31 May 1526, res. i Dec. 1539; B.A.

2 July 1526, INI.A. 5 July 1529, Vice-rector 1535; ? V. of Preshute,
Wilts 1533, res. 1544, of Burnham, Som. 1538, of W. Harptree 1543;
see a. 1549, Phillipps i. 203 ; .? Fellow of Eton 1554 ; winter 1531 ^'\d
fabro lapidario emendanti focum M. Jacobi Bayly.' Lent 1548 'ixj
pro semianno cubiculi M. Bayli' ; Hutchins i. 108, ii. 655, iii. 465.



58 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1526

John Bery or Bury, Dev., adm. 7 July 1526, vac. autumn 1536 ;
B.A. 30 June 1523, M.A. 9 Nov. 1526, B.D. 14 June 1543; Rector
1534-36; resident 1539-43; V. of Axmouth 26 Ap. 1536, d. 1558,
Eccl. Ant. ii. 85, 162 ; ? R. of S. Columb Major, Cormvall ; winter
1 53 1 'viid Johanni Osburne pro quadam tabula et studdys que
habuit M. Bery ad amplicionem sui musei ' ; .'' Rector of S. INIary
College 20 July 1548, when John Man, Principal of White Hall in
S. Michael's, complained of Bury receiving Thomas Wysse from White
Hall without his leave, R. Newton's University Education 38 ; Univ.
Reg. i. 175, Clark i. 283, Tanner 505, Wood's City i. 587, ii. 232, 242.

William Choi-well, Dev., adm. 15 Feb. 152^, vac. autumn 1536;
B.A. 27 Feb. I52f, M.A, 5 July 1529, sup. B.D. 30 Mch 1555; lie. to
preach 1547, under Edward VI, Dixon's Church Hist. ii. 486 ; V. of
Colalon Raleigh, Devon 1548, deprived 1556, Eccl. Ant. iii. 96 ; R. of
Southhill, Cornwall 1551.

Edward Lee or Ley or Lye, dev., adm. 9 Mch 152&, vac. summer
1530 ('Lye recessit in die Jovis in annos,' i.e. on 9 June); B.A. 30
June 1523, M.A. 10 Feb. 152!^; R. of Sowton, Devon 23 Mch i5f^,
V. of Brampford Speke 21 May 1529, d. 1540; Eccl. Ant. ii. 44, 113
(his will), 167, 168.

John Dotyn, Dev., adm. 20 June 1528, res. 27 Oct. 1539 5 b- Har-
bertonford, Totnes; B.A. i Aug. 1524, M.A. 5 July 1529, sup. M.B.
1534, adm. to practise 16 July 1542, sup. M.D. i June 1559; Rector
1537-39 ; V. of Bampton, Oxon 1534, res. i55f , Giles' Bampton
xxxvii ; Canon of Exeter, pres. by Sir John Arundel of Lanherne to
R. of Whitstone, Cornwall 1537, res. 1554 (R. Dottyn R. of Whit-
stone 25 Sep. 1554), V. of S. Issey, Cornwall 1543, R. of Aveton
Gifford, Devon 1554, of Kingsdon, Som. 1558; d. Kingsdon 7 Nov.
1 56 1, his epitaph says 'Hie jacet magister Johannes Dotin, medicus
ac astrologiis [i.e. astronomer] insignis, quondam hujus ecclesie pastor,
necnon CoUegii Exonien. Oxon. Rector, qui obiit 7° Novembris A^
Dni. 1561, cui gloriosam concedat Dominus resurrectionem ' ;
Collinson's Somerset iii. 195. He gave the College a house and land
in Bampton 1557, and his medical books, including the Galen of 1521
and 1533; Wood's Life ii. 20, Fasti a. 1534, 1559; Gutch iii. 114;
winter 1531 ' vi^ pro quadam sponda ad usum cubiculi M. Dottyns.'
The Recovery of the land at Bampton by J. Dotyne plaintiff against
John Hastings def., wherein is exemplified the pleading in Mich. Term,
dated 30 Oct. 2 and 3 Philip and Mary (1555) has a fine impression
of the handsome seal ' pro brevibus.'



I53I] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 59

Robert Marshall, Dev., adm. 19 June 1529, vac. 1529; B.A.
7 Feb. iSfjl^ '■> ^ I^- <^f Nymet Tracey 1536, Eccl. Ant. ii. 169.

William Saunders, sar., adm. 27 Nov. or 4 Dec. 1529, vac. Lent
1535; B.A. 7 Feb. 15^^, M.A. 29 Nov. 1532 : R. of Stock-Gaylard
15 Jan. 1538, of Hazelbury Bryan 1544, both in Dorset; Hutchins i.
280, iii. 690.

Thomas Edgcombe or Eggecome, Dev., adm. 4 or 1 1 Dec. 1529,
vac. Lent 1536; B.A. 12 Nov. 1527, M.A. 19 June 1531, in orders;
fellow of Eton 1536, Viceprovost, d. 1545; Gent. Mag. Library,
Bucks p. 289; Visit. Devon 324. A John Edgcombe, of S. Aldate's,
Oxford, about 1500, left money for prayers for the souls of Thomas
Eggecombe D. Can. L., Sir Richard Eggecombe, Alice Eggecombe,
Richard Eggecombe, and Thomasina Eggecombe; Gutch i. 473,
Bodleian Charters 293, 348.

James Carter, corn., adm. 22 Jan. I5|§, res. 24 Ap. 1538; B.A.
19 June 1531, M.A. 22 Nov. 1533, living 1557.

Henry Laurence, dev., adm. 9 Ap. 1530, res. 9 Oct. 1543, having
completed his full time; B.A. 7 Feb. i5f§, M.A. 29 Nov. 1532, V. of
KidHngton; Rector 17 Oct. 1541 — 9 Oct. 1543, d. 24 June 1545,
will 5 June 1545, his body to be buried in Kidlington church,
within the chancel of our Blessed Lady; to the stone of Jesus
3^. 4d. ; to the bellringers at my burial 8d. ; to the College my books,
and 40s. which Philip Bale parson of Honiton owes me, witness
Augustine Cross priest; Gutch iii. 114, Hist, of Kidlington (O. H.
Soc.) 44.

— Jamys ; autumn 1530 ' \s Jamys pro pensione sua ; xiii.? mid
Sawnders, Eggecombe, Laurence, et Jamys ad visitandum amicos ' ;
but Jamys does not occur again.

Richard Martyn, dev., adm. 10 Oct. 1530, res. 18 Mch 153I;
B.A. 19 June 1531, M.A. 22 Nov. 1533; ?V. of Colebrook, Devon
14 Aug. 1554 in succession to John Moreman (N. and Gleanings v.
16)5 and ? R. of Oare, Som. 1554.

John French, Dev., adm. 3 Dec. 1530, vac. 16 Jan. 154!, having
taken a living 16 July 1543; B.A. 13 July 1530, M.A. 22 Nov. 1533,
B.D. 26 May 1543; Principal of Hart Hall 22 Nov. 1535-1541 ;
Rector 25 Oct. 1539-1542, .^resident 15.57; chaplain of Eton; gave
the College Rufinus' translation of Josephus (Coxe no. xxv). He
held Rowlin's Chantry, Barnstaple, 1553, see Chanter's Barnstaple
128.

William Lawsc, Corn., adm. 25 Nov. 1531, res. 15 Oct. 1537;



6o REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1532

sup. B.A. June 1532; M.A. 14 Nov. 1535; supervisor vicorum ]\x\y
1536 ; V. of S. Gennys, Cornwall 1548.

Note. — Winter 1531 'Debita Collegio anno predicto : for maister Vyller}'s
chamber iii quarters xiiij Vid, of Master Medys executors xH, of Gwynner xx marks,
of Bynsynton xxxi^, of Catstrete xs, of the Mancyple \nli ixj \d, of John Carpenter
iiif, of John Nyxon for maister Peverys st. . . . viii.f \md, of John Nyxon for
maister Flacher xj, of master doctor Moreman at Mychaell laste x/z.'

Augustine Crosse, Dev., adm. 14 Dec. 1532, vac. 9 Oct. 1546;
B.A. 29 Nov. 1532, M.A. 14 Nov. 1535; judge for inquiring into the
peace outside the E. gate July 1536; Rector 17 Oct. 1543-1546;
Fellow of Eton 1547, Wood's Fasti a. 1535 ; V. of Modbury, Devon
1552, of Dorney, Bucks 1553, R. of Sturminster Marshal, Dorset
28 Aug. 1559, d. 1563, Hutchins iii. 366. Crosse and Nanconan are
the first two Bursars mentioned in the Register. Acta Curiae Can-
cellarii 11 Nov. 1545 ' Tresham Commissario. Comparuit coram
nobis ]\L Augustinus Crosse et requisivit nomine Johannis Preuit
a Johanne Gylney viij \\d in presentia predicti Gylney confitentis
se tantum debere dicto Crosse, super quo decrevimus ex consensu
partium ut Gylney solvat dicto Crosse \\\s ixd in festo Purificationis
prox., pro cuius solutionis securitate induxit cautionem viz ; togam
remanentem in manibus Thome Hodgson ; et decrevimus alios \\\s
\\d solvendos dicto Crosse in festo Annunciationis beate Marie prox.,
et pro hac solutione facienda per ipsum Gelney fidejussit M. Thomas
Yonge in legibus baccalaurius.'

Martin Collyns (Collins senior), Corn., adm. 22 Nov. 1533, res.
5 Nov. 1541; sup. B.A. 9 Dec. 1531 ; M.A. 14 Nov. 1535, R. of
Horsmonden, Kent 1542, of Midley 1545, Canon of Rochester
1556 and 1 561; summer 1540 'v\\\d I\L Collyns pro parva
campana.'

William Payne, Corn., summer 1535, res. 31 Mch 1540 'per
manus magistri Collyns'; sup. B.A. June 1532 ; M.A. 20 Ap. 1537;
winter 1537 'xiiiirfM. Payn pro exequiis tempore sue egrotationis ' ;
autumn 1539 ' los M. Payn pro asportatione pecuniae e firmariis
S. Wynneri'; ?R. of Rowberrow, Som. before 1547.

John Lillyngton (a parish so called lies south of Sherborne,
Hutchins iv. 194), Sar., adm. i May 1535; B.A. 5 Feb. 153*,
incepted as M.A. 7 July 1539, d. 20 Ap. 1540 of consumption.
Wood D. 2 p. 102.

— Ho"well (Hoylle), dev., adm. 13 Ap. 1536; occurs also next
term, but the Computus of Oct. 1536 — Oct. 1537 is lost, and several



1538] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 6i

previous Compuli are in a bad state ; ? William Howell who was
B.A. Magdalen 12 July 1536.

William More, Dev., adm. 15 Oct. 1537, vac. after Oct. 1553;
B.A. 13 Feb. 153^, M.A. 6 Dec. 1541, B.D. ; Rector 17 Oct. 1546-
1553, being continued in office by Edward VI's Visitors (Dr. Cox's
letter in the Reg. is dated Windsor 16 Oct. 1548, Gutch ii, 87);
Principal of Hart Hall 25 Dec. 1544 — 5 Jan. 154I, R. of Stoke
Rivers, Devon 1551, living 1557; a William More was R. of
Mamhead, Devon 2 Jan. i54|-, res. 1581, Eccl. Ant. iii. 67 ; autumn
1543 ' xxd a M. More pro scola M. (John) Lutley'; winter 1544
' xx'ns vie/ M. More et M, Nonconon ad solvendum pro exequiis
Johannis INIore, quam scilicet summam oportet illos resolvere Rectori
posteaquam acceperint redditus a Rawlyns et Langley.' Lent 1556
' vi^ tabellario pro portatione casei missi a M. More.' Reg. 1 7 Oct.
1549-

Note. — Reg. 17 Oct. 1549 'non licuit nt electio novi Rectoris iuxta consuetum
coUegii morem celebraretur. Regime majestatis anthoritas obstabat quominus id
fieret, nam aestate proxime antea praeterlapsa a Regis legatis sive (ut loquuntur)
visitatoribus constitutum est, ut Gnilielmus Morus, qui tunc temporis Rector erat,
postea non annuum et arbitrarium gereret magistratum sed perpetuum, ita ut vitae
suae et rectoratus idem esset finis, nisi regendi munus ipse ultro a se ablegare vellet,
statutumque etiam ab eisdem est ut hac in parte simile ius perpetue foret illis qui
in eius locum postea succederent.' Compare the visitors' regulations in All Souls'
Statutes p. 85.

John Tremayne, Dev., adm. 16 Oct. 1537, res. 12 Mch 154^;
(? brother of Richard, fellow 1553;) B.A. 13 Feb. 153.I; in autumn
1538 Tremayne, Yendall and Nanconan are readmitted, but the cause
is not stated.

John Peter, sar.. Lent 1538 (probably before), res. 6 Mch 154^;
B.A. 20 Ap. 1537.

John Holman, dev., Lent 1538, vac. autumn 1539 ; summer 1539
* 5.y D. Holman pro asportatione pecunie de Gwynner.'

Robert Yendall (Endall), corn., adm. 6 Ap. 1538; res. 16 Oct.
1543; B.A. 23 Feb. 153I, M.A. 6 Dec. 1541 ; V. of Menheniot
27 Oct. 1554; Monast. Exon. 206, Wilkins' Concilia iv. 140; State
Papers (Foreign) 2 Aug. 1559 p. 436-7, 5 Oct. p. 16-17, Coll. Corn.
237, N. and Gleanings v. 55.

Thomas Nanconan, Corn., adm. 21 May 1538, vac. Lent 1546 ;
B.A. 13 May 1538, M.A. 6 Dec. 1541; autumn 1538 ' 5^ a domino
Nanconan ex dono domini Udi Pengwyne presbiteri commorantis in
ecclesia S. Columbe Cornub.' The name occurs in S. Columb Reg.



62 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1539

Thomas Vyvyan or Vivion, Corn., .?adm. June 1539, vac. autumn
1549; B.A. 6 Dec. 1541, M.A, 9 Oct. 1544, B.D. 18 July 1552,
D.D. May 1558 ; Principal of Hart Hall 5 Jan, 154I-1548 (his
fidejussores were Wi. Pawle and T. Williams); V. of S. Just in
Penwith 15 Feb. 154^, 'Thomas Vyvyan junior presented by Thomas
Vivyan clerk and John Vivyan junior'; R. of Philleigh, Cornwall
1552 ; Polwhele's Cornwall v. 154, Clark i. 283.

Roger Harwarde or Harode, dev., el. before 25 Oct. 1539, adm.
5 Dec, vac. 1558; B.A. 18 Feb. 153I, M.A. 11 Oct. 1543; V. of
Poundstock, Cornwall 1549.

John Pruett or Pruyt, Prewett, Sar., el. 2 Dec. 1539, adm. 17
Jan. isif, res. 10 Dec. 1543; B.A. 18 Feb. 153!, M.A. ii Oct.
1543; re-elected 17 Oct. 1544 in place of Fessarde {see 1543), for
whose re-election there was an equal number of votes, but the Vice-
Chancellor Richard Smythe appointed Pruett on 23 Oct.; he vac.
again before 4 Dec. 1544, where see Reg.

Note. — The Register begins thus on p. 30 (earlier pages out of place) : —

25" die mensis Octobris anni Christi 1539 electus erat Johannes French, princi-
palis aulae Cervinae, rector CoUegii Exon. pro anno futuro.

Nomina sociorum Johannes French rector, M. Jacobus Baylye, M. Johannes
Gunner capellanus, M. Henricus Laurens, M. Augustinus Crosse, M. Martinus
CoUyns, M. Wilhelmus Payne, M. Johannes Lyllyngton, dominus Petrus, Wilhelmus
More, Johannes Tremayne, Robertus Yendall, Thomas Nonconon, d. Robertus
Harwarde, Thomas Vivyan scolaris.

Suggenarii magister Bury, M. Richardus Hals, dominus Johannes Yong unus e
bonis homiuibus de Astrihge in com. Buckyngham, dominus Wilhelmus Dovvnam,
M. Copston ; M. Wilhelmus Hyberdyne sacra theologie bachalaurius, M. CoUyar,
M. Johannes Shere ; Jacobus Bayly.

In 1540 sojourners M. Bury, M. Baly, dominus Downam, M. Collyar, M. Weston,
M. Waterhouse. In 1541 sojourners M. Bury, M. Hals, M. Weston, M. Water-
house, M. Copstone, M. Varnan, dominus Downam, et M. Mayo. On 16 Nov.
admitted to commons M. Vernon and John Blunt suggenarii. 4 Mch 154^
M. Whyting adm. sojourner, on 14 May 1542 dominus Downam adm. to commons.
On 17 Oct. sojourners MM. Bury, Hals, Weston, Waterhouse, Varnan, Copstone,
Blunt, Mayo, Whyting, and on 3rd Nov. M. Mayo.

In 1543 sojourners M. J. Burye, M. N. Weston, M. Th. Waterhouse, M. R. Veman,
M. N. Mayo, M. S. Whyting.

17 Oct. 1562 nomina commensalium M. Rolfc (quanquam in triennium absens),
M. Arscot, M. Geare, M. Whiddon, M. Amerson, M. Dotin, M. Stocker,
M. Gylford, M. Tufton, M. Arscot alteri consobrinus, M. Grevell, suggenarii
plerique generosi nonnulli vero presbiteri. Adde etiam alium generosum
M. Bygge, Farrant et Nclandc.

Richard Harris, Corn., el. i Ap. 1540, adm. 22 ]\Iay; d. 4 July
1 54 1 ; Misc. Gen. i. 241-43 (monthly scries).



1543] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 63

John Collyns (Collyns junior), dev., el. 28 Ap. 1540, adm. 23 June ;
sup. B.A. Feb. 15^^; M.A. 11 Oct. 1543, adm. M.B. and to practise
18 ]Mch 155-y, sup. M.D. May 1566 ; ? R. of S. Just, Cornwall 1543,
? R. of Parkham 6 May 1545, of Holbeton 1554, R. of Huish 1563,
of Doddiscombleigh 18 Nov. 1566; d. 4 Jan. 1577; brother-in-law
of John Wether, R. of Littleham, who left 5^. to him, and 40^-. to each
of his 3 daughters; Clark iii. 24,

William Grylls, dev., el. 13 Mch i54y, adm. 16 Ap., full Fellow
16' Ap. 1542, vac. autumn 1551 ; B.A. 6 Dec. 1541, 1\LA. 9 Oct
1544. See a. 1553; autumn 1544 'vid od. q. pro comunis Grylls pro
gbus diebus ruri tempore pestis.'

John Dagle or Dagull (one of the name was canon of Bodmin
priory, pensioned 1538 on £5 ^s. 8d. a year), Corn., 17 Oct. 1541, adm.
27 Nov., full Fellow 5 Nov. 1542, res. 9 May 1543; B.A. 7 Ap.
1544, portioner of Bampton, Oxon 1549; V. of Morval, Cornwall
1549, of Bodmin 21 Nov. 1550, of Stoke Gabriel, Devon 1554, bur.
15 Dec. 1564 ; Maclean i. 138, 148; autumn 1541 'iisvuida. domino
Dagle pro cubiculo suo uno termino.' See Univ. Reg. i. 108.

William Duck (Dooke), Dev., 6 Nov. 1541, adm. 3 Dec; B.A.

17 Feb. i53|-, M.A. 9 Oct. 1544, one of the 'Theologi' at Christ

Church 1547 'of Devon, age 30/ ? R. of Thornton-le-Moor, Cheshire

1553-

Note. — In 1541 there were only four Masters of Arts, French, Conner, Crosse,
(Martin) Collins.

John Whetcombe, Dev., 7 Mch 154I, adm. 8 Ap. ; B.A. 1 7 Feb,
i53f, M.A. II Oct. 1543, R. of Stockleigh English, Devon 1549 (as

Whitcombe); was John Whetcombe, fellow of Merton 1565, his son?
John Whetcombe, Fellow 1602, may have been the grandson ; autumn
1544 'lis viiid M. Whetcum pro communis 2f^rum hebdomadarum
sibi concessis agenti ruri superiori termino ob pestem evitandum.'
Hutchins ii. 79, 133, iv. 195.

Robert Talkarn (Tolcaron), Corn., 19 May 1543, adm. 1 Oct.,
vac. 1551 ; B.A. 24 July 1545, M.A. 4 Feb. 154I. Reg. 1544
' Robertus Talcaryne, etsi per voces non fuerit confirmatus in
societate nostra, hoc ipso tamen ratificatus est quod juxta statuti
prescriptionem in sodalitio commemoratus est absque calumpnia et
contradictione duarum partium'; Autumn 1550 'iiii// I\L Tolkarne
ex communi consensu omnium sociorum.' Acta Curie Cancellarii
p. 6 6., 27 Feb. i54f ' Comparuerunt M. Clemens Perrott et dominus
Robertus Talcarun, et sese obligaverunt in summa decern librarum



64 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1543

ad usum domini Regis solvendarum, quod quidam Johannes Fitz
collegii Exon. scolaris comparebit et juri stabit in causa perturbationis
pads inter ipsum et Richardum Flaxon [Turner 66] coram nobis
audienda et terminanda, quocunque tempore intra annum proximum
sequentem fuerit, vel alter eorum fuerit legitime submotus et restitutus,
sed et dictus Johannes Fitz similiter est obligatus in aliis decem libris
sterlingorum.' [Signed] Clement Parott, Robert Talcarn, John Fytz.

Nicholas Gaye, Dev., el. 16 Oct. 1543, adm. 23 Oct.; full Fellow
26 Oct. 1544; B.A. 17 Jan. 154!, M.A. 4 Feb. 154^.

William Corindon, Corydon, Corndon (2 s. Henry), demy of
Magdalen 1540 ; Corn., 16 Oct. 1543, adm. 23 Oct., res. 26 July 1556 ;
B.A. 24 July 1545, M.A. 4 Feb. 154I-, sup. B.D. 25 Jan. 155!;
appointed Rector 1553 in place of William More by Mary's Visitors;
Reg. 7 May 1551 'a Rectore et majore parte sociorum constitutum
est ut M. Corndon liber foret a studio sacrarum litterarum et operam
suam maxime daret rei medicae; cujus deinceps se sectatorem fore
sponte est coram Rectore et sociis professus ; juxta injunctiones Regia
potestate nobis traditas'; Wood E. 29 says 'in medicorum scholam
commigravit 15 June 1551 cum consensu vice-cancellarii ' ; autumn
1543 'vij a M. [Hugh] Weston pro cubiculo, viii^ ab eodem pro
cubiculo scholastici sui Cornedon.' R. of Lifton. Bloxam iv. 85,
Visit. Devon 236.

John Fessarde (Fezard), Sar., el. 1 1 Dec. 1543, adm. 12 Jan. i54f ,
vac. 1544 by being absent more than five months; B.A. 17 Jan.
i54f, resident 1551 ; M.A. 13 July 1554, State Papers 30 May 1558;
chantry priest of Mere 1543, V. of Tisbury 1544-65, both in Wilts,
R. of Donhead S. Mary 1555, deprived 1565, R. of Holy Trinity,
Shaftesbury 1556, V, of Great Fontmell 1559, both in Dorset;
Phillipps i. 210, 218, 222, 223; summer 1553 ' iiij \\\\d M. Pawe
pro M. Fezarde debitis illi olim cum esset socius.'

Philip Randell (s. Thomas, of Lamerton, Devon) ; Dev., 23 Jan.



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