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Oxford. His servant Robert Todmorton M. 20 Feb. i6oy age 60
(did not sign, but made his mark, Clark i. 230 twice, iv. 235).

Thomas Came, pleb., b. Devon, M. 15 June 1588 age 18, Petr.
17 June 1592, res. June 1606; B.A. 3 Feb. 159^, M.A. 12 Nov. 1594 ;
Athense ii. 445.

Edward Toose or Towse, of Suffolk, M. Lincoln 28 Nov. 1581
age 18, B.A. 10 July 1585, M.A. Exeter 23 May 1590; Petr. full
Fellow 25 Nov. 1592, res. 20 June 1600 ; B.C.L. 27 Oct. 1595, Clark
i. 114; he gave the College a silver saltcellar.

Nathaniel Aylmer or Elmer (s. John, bishop of London), b. Leics,,
M. 28 Ap. 1592 age 16, Petr. full Fellow 25 Nov. 1592, d. 3 Mch 1594.

Narcissus Hele, pleb., b. Devon, M. 13 Dec. 1583 age 16, B.A.
21 Feb. i58f, M.A. 4 Feb. i59x; Chapl. adm. 3 Mch 159I, res. 1597 ;
B.D. 10 July 1600; V. of S. Keverne, Cornwall 1598, R. of Bishop's
Teignton 30 Mch 1604, res. i Dec. 1610, of South Pool 1605, of
Ideford i Dec. 1610 (patron Sampson Hele of Gnaton for this turn.
Visit. Devon 462), all three in Devon; Eccl. Ant. i. 65, 121, iii. 4 ;
his widow Alice administered to his effects 10 June 161 3; Lysons'
Devon p. cxxiv.

Anthony Lapthorne, b. 1572, B.A. Balliol 19 June 1593; Dev.
1593, vac. by marriage 25 Ap. i6oo; M.A. 8 July 1596; chaplain to
James I, R. of Lanrake, Cornwall 1600, of Minchin Hampton, Glouc.
7 May 1611, of Trelire, Herefs. till deprived 9 Oct. 1634 ; named R.
of Sedgcfield, Durham May 1647, by the Westminster Assembly, but
opposed by James Innes, Hist. Comm. vi. 147; Gardiner's Personal
Government of Charles I ii. 211, 352. Hearne 11 Oct. 1712, State
Papers 161 1 p. 29, 1640 Ap. p. 93, i Nov., 3 and 11 Dec. 1656,
1 Ap. 1657.



1595] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 85

Simon Baskerville (s. Thomas, apothecary, of Exeter), b. Exeter
1573. bap. S. Mary Major 27 Oct. 1574, M. 17 Mch 159^ age 18,
Dev. 1593; in 1608 had leave to travel for two years; res. in France
*i June 1609, Roman style' (Pat Elois); B.A. 8 July 1596, M.A.
24 Ap. 1599, M.B. and D. 20 June 161 1, Proctor 1606, at Lincoln's
Inn 1625, physician in Fleet St., London, Fellow of Coll. of Phys.
16 1 5, physician to James I and Charles I, knighted at Oxford 30 Aug.
1636 by Charles I, d. 5 July 1641 age 68, bur. in a north aisle of
S. Paul's, London ; Clark i. 129, 192, Hearne 2 Mch 172^, Rawlinson
MSS. class C. No. 402 fol. 13 ; Nat. Biog.

Christopher Gover, pleb., M. 17 Mch 159^ age 18; Dev. 1593;
B.A. 8 July 1596, d. 1599.

John Bonner (s. William, scrivener, London), M. Balliol 10 Oct.
1589 age 12; Petr. 20 Nov. 1593, full Fellow 5 July 1594, B.A.
4 Dec. 1596, d. 5 Mch 159!.

Everard Chambers, under-butler, adm. Petr. full Fellow 1 3 June
1595, res. 1623 ; B.A. 12 July 1598, M.A. 17 May 1601, B.D. 14 Nov.
161 1 ; Clerk of the Market 161 5-6 (O. H. Soc. Coll. ii. 106); Gutch
iii. hi; Reg. 2 Sep. 1605, 21 Feb. i6of, 13 Mch i6o| ' concessae
sunt mutuo de pecuniis Collegii sex librae M. Baskervile decano et
totidem M. Chambers aedificaturis nova musea supra duas illas cameras
superiores quae sunt iuxla Collegium Jesu : ea conditione uti illi ipsi
aut quicumque alii, qui tribus annis proximo sequuturis easdem sunt
possessuri, annuatim solvimt CoUegio quatuor libras, donee nimirum
duodecim librae mutuo datae resolvantur : eodem tempore illis con-
cessi sunt duo arborum trunci, quibus solidius edificia confidant ' ;
2 Sep. 1605 'concessa est potestas M. Chambers supra portam posti-
cam Collegii nostri, quae sita est iuxta Collegium Jesu, aedificia con-
struendi eademque constructa ad suum commodum quiete possidere
per annos quadraginta, solvendo annuatim Collegio pro reditu quatuor
denarios ' ; 2 1 Feb. 1 6of ' empta sunt nova aedificia impensis constructa
Magistri Chambers supra portam posticam precio ducentarum viginti
sex librarum sex solidorum et octo denariorum, tribus vicibus sol-
vendorum ' ; 17 July 1610 ' usus cubiculi M. Baskervile ei concessus est
usque ad diem octavum Decembris proximo sequentem, modo con-
cedat interea eius successor! musseum et locum in eo commodum
commorandi ; usus cubiculi M. Winniff ei concessus est usque ad
8""^ diem Decembris, modo nihil postulet pro musaeis ab ipso con-
structis in eodem et musseum locumque commodum concedat eius
successori ibidem interea commorandi ; usus cubiculi M. Spicer ei



86 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1595

similiter concessus est, modo interea musseum locumque commorandi
commodum eius successori concedat et proventum musaeorum pro
ultima anni quarta parte ad cubiculi illius reparationem ' ; 9 Sep. 1 6 1 2
' decretum erat ut qui musaea possiderent in Turri occidentali annuos
reditus in cautionem M. subrectori prsesolvant, quam si qui forent qui
solutionem recusarent aut subterfugerent, eo ipso ab omni iure quod
prius occuparant sunt amovendi, et in eorum vices praedictaque
musaea alii arrogandi '; 1 8 June 1 6 1 3 ' conclusum fuit inter M. Chambers
et M. Amy decanum, secundum statutum de dissentionibus sedandis
pag. 30, ut predictus M. Amy solveret M. Bursario Juniori ad inse-
quens festum Michaelis £5 is. id., et predicto M. Chambers £2 los.
ad festum proxime sequens nativitatis Christi pro tertiis cubiculi
superioris Januae posticae attigui, quod predictus M. Chambers suis
sumptibus auxerat.' Chambers' receipt is at beginning of Computus
Book H.

John Flemmyng (s. Nicolas, of Landithy in Madron, by Eliza-
beth d. of Jenkin Keigwin of Mousehole), M. 22 Feb. 159I age 18,
Reg. 20 Feb. 1593 ' admissi duo commensales Alford discipulus
M. Henrici Paynter et Flemming discipulus domini Hocken ' ; Corn.
1595, res. 27 June 1613; B.A. 12 July 1598, M.A. 17 May 1601,
B.D. 14 Nov. 1611, D.D. 9 Nov. 1613; Proctor 1609; R. of Cam-
borne, Cornwall 161 2-1 7, Chaplain to James I, First Warden of
Wadham 2 Sep. 1613, d. 17 Mch 16 if, bur. in Wadham Chapel,
admin. 12 May 1617; Gutch iii. 595, Clark i. 210, 403, Hist. Comm.
V. 479; Gardiner's Wadham 20, Jackson's Wadham 76, 82.

Thomas Winniffe (s. John, pleb., d. 1630, bur. Lambourn),
b. Sherborne, bap. 1576, M. 22 Feb. 159! ^%^ 18 ; Sar. 1595, res. 30
June 1609 as holding livings above the statutable value (adm. to
Willingale Doe, Essex in May, to Lambourn 15 June 1608, and held
both till 1642); B.A. 12 July 1598, M.A. 17 May 1601, B.D. 27 Mch
1 6 10, D.D. 5 July 1 6 19, incorp. Camb. 1628; chaplain to Prince
Henry and Prince Charles, and to Charles when king; Dean of
Gloucester 10 Nov. 1624-1631, of S. Paul's 8 Ap. 1631-1654, Bishop
of Lincoln 5 Jan. 164^, d. Lambourn 19, and bur. 26 Sep. 1654;
left the living of Lambourn by will to his nephew Peter Mews ; Hooker
i. p. loi ed. 1845, Gauden's Suspiria Ecclesiae Anglica7iae 614 ;
Athenae iii. 434, iv. 813; Milman's S. Paul's 330; Newcourt ;
Hutchins iv. 211, 262; State Papers 13 Ap. 1622, 17 and 28 Sep.
and 7 Nov. 1624, S. R. Gardiner iv. 305, Clarendon ed. 1819 iv. 423.

Richard Carpenter, pleb., b. 1575, M. 28 May 1592 age 15, B.A.



1596] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 87

19 Feb. 159! ; Corn. 1596, res. 30 June 1606 ; M.A. 7 Nov. 1598,
B.D. 25 June 161 1, D.D. 10 Feb. i6i5^; ? V. of Cullompton 12 Feb.
1601, res. 1626, Feci. Ant. i. 114; R. of Sherwill 1605, Georgeham
1606, Loxhore 161 1, d. Loxhore 18 Dec. 1627 age 52 ; m. Susanna
•d. of John Trevelyan of Nettlecombe, Som. ; Trevelyan Papers
(Camden Soc.) iii. p. xxv. (battels at that time) ; Drake 246 ; Reg.
1 6 July 1 602 'dimidiaparspecuniarum mutuo concessa est M. Carpenter,
quas expensurus esset in novis extruendis musaeis supra cameram
suam, quae inferiori parti sacelli ex adverso opponitur ; eadem prorsus
conditione et lege qua antea 1 30 die Martii pecuniae mutuo datae sunt
magistris Basker\ile et Chambers aedificaturis ' ; Clark i. 213, Nat.
Biog.

George Hakewill (3 s. John, of Exeter, by Thomasin d. of John
Peryam), bap. S. Mary Arches, Exeter 25 Jan. i57|-, M. Alban H.
15 May 1595 ; Dev. 1596 ; allowed to travel for four years in 1604 ;
was at Heidelberg one winter, with Abraham Scultetus and David
Parrey, Answer to Dr. Carrier 1616 p. 29; 11 July 1609 allowed
8 terms towards his B.D. as absent over sea; res. 30 June 161 1 ;
B.A. 6 July 1599, M.A. 29 Ap. 1602, B.D. 27 Mch 1610, D.D. 2 July
161 1 (Clark i. 208), at Lincoln's Inn 16 14; Archdeacon of Surrey
7 Feb. 16 if, Chaplain to Prince Charles, but imprisoned with his
brother WilHam in Aug. 162 1 for opposing the Spanish match ; State
Papers 2 Dec. 1612, 29 July 1619, 28 July and 25 Aug. 1621, 4 Jan.
1622, 30 Dec. 1661 ; Rector of Exeter College 1642 ; d. 2, and bur. 5,
Ap. 1649 at Heanton Punchardon, Devon, of which he was Rector
since 161 1, will proved 2 May ; m, Mary Ayres widow, of Barnstaple,

4 July 1 6 1 5 (mar. lie. 2 3 June, Exeter) ; she was bur. Barnstaple

5 May 161 8; Westcote 545, Fuller's Church Hist. ed. Oxon
ii. 265, Anne Halkett's Memoirs p. iii, Arber's Stationers Register
iii. pp. 211, 237, 271 (Answer to Camden), 298^, iv. 16; Chanter's
Barnstaple 104, Dredge's Sheaves 70. A letter of his occurs in
Parr's Life of Usher p. 398 : Reliquiae Bodleianae 67, 352 : Laud's
Chancellorship 254, Nat. Biog. xiii. 150; Reg. 15 May 1602 'admissi
sunt commensales Johannes et Georgius Williams fratres germani et
scholar es inceptoris Georgii Hakewill'; 8 Sep. 1665 ' M. Crediford a
Rectore et scholarium tunc in sacello presentium maxima parte nomi-
natus est ad concionandum in sacello Octobris die 50, juxta pacta inter
Collegium et Rev. virum doctorem Hakewill, cui nominationi ipse
ibidem expresse consensit' (i.e. to celebrate the consecration of the
Chapel, see 1623). Coxe's Cat. of Corpus MSS. no. cccvii. Richard



88 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1596

Goring dedicated his Theophilus to Hakewill, ed. i. 1610, ii. 1612.
There is a portrait of him in the College Hall, and an engraving.

Alexander Spicer, son of a minister, b. Somerset, M. 8 July 1591
age 16; Petr. 27 July 1596, res. 1600; B.A. 28 Feb. 159!, M.A.
5 Nov, 1597, incorp. Camb. i6o8; Dean of Killaloe 26 Mch 1628-
1637, promoted by Sir Arthur Chichester, Lord Belfast; he was
Chichester's chaplain, and wrote an elegy on his death 1625 ; Arber's
Stationers Register iii. 281^ (Sermon at Coleraine), iv. 98 ; Athense ii.
408 ; Visit. Devon 273. Prince says he was born at Exeter.

Francis Hore, pleb., b. Bucks, M. 3 Feb. 159I age 18; at All
Souls; Petr. 20 May 1597; in 1608 allowed to travel for 4 years,
further leave given 21 Mch i6i|, res. 18 Ap. 1612; B.A. 2 June
1600, M.A. II May 1603.

Richard Pyle, pleb., b. Devon, M. 20 Feb. 159! ^ge 18; adm.
Chapl. 14 June 1597, d. 1598.

Robert Edgerley (s. Francis, of Milton, Oxon), bap. Milton 5 May
1577, M. 24 Oct. 1595 age 17 (with his brother Francis age 16) adm.
Petr. 25 Nov. 1597; B.A., res. 1602; Visit. Oxon.

Richard Raynolds, pleb., b. Devon, M. 20 Feb. 159^ age 17,
adm. Chapl. 13 Ap. 1598, res. 22 Aug. 1608; B.A. 8 May 1601,
M.A. 30 June 1603 ; V. of Wittenham 1607, sequestered 1647; V. of
Egloshayle, Cornwall 21 Mch 16^^-1614; R. of Stoke Fleming 1614,
of Woodleigh 1615, both in Devon; Maclean i. 414.

Robert Vilvaine (s. Peter, pleb.. Steward of Exeter, d. 5 Sep.
1602, his widow Ann d. 24 Sep. 1616, both bur, Allhallows, Exeter),
b. Exeter, M. 22 Feb. 159I age 18, Dev. 1599, res. 30 June i6n ;
B.A. 9 May 1597, M.A. 11 July 1600 (incorp. Camb. 1608), M.B.
and D. 20 June 1611 ; physician at Exeter; founded Library in Lady
Chapel of the Cathedral; published 1654 Theoreinata Theologica,
Compendiimi of Chronography, Epitome 0/ Essays (' a fardel of 76
fragments ' Wood) ; presented the 2 former to the Library, with an
address printed opposite the title. He rescued Allhallows, Exeter,
from demolition 1658, being a parishioner, by buying it from the
Corporation for £50; d. 21 Feb. i66| age 87, bur. in the choir of
the Cathedral, Polwhele's Devonshire ii. 17, 32; m. Ellenor d. of
Thomas Hinson of Tavistock (Visit. Glouc. 83), she was bur.
Allhallows 7 Dec. 1622; Athense iii. 631, Gutch iii. 112, 115, 116;
J. E. Bailey's Fuller 349 ; Izacke's Reg. 142, 156-9 ; W. Antiq. v. 3,
viii. 185; N. and Gleanings i. 187, ii. 166, iii. 6; Clark i. 129, 192;
Cotton's Records of Exeter 178-9; State Papers 17 Ap., 10 June,



i6oi] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 89

23 Sep. his, 4 and 29 Oct., 4 Nov. 1662. Richard Isack, chamber-
layne of Exeter, gave Vilvaine's Enchiridion Epigrammatuyn, Lond.
1654, to Wood 1680, Wood's Life ii. 485.

John Standard (s. Edward, by Elizabeth Holloway of Water
Eaton), b. Oxon 1581, Petr. 1600, res. 30 June 16 14 on m. Bridget
d. of Sir John Lenthal of Cutslow : B.A. 30 June 1603, M.A. 25 May
1606, B. and D.D. 10 Feb. 16 if; J. P. for Oxfordshire, lord of
Whithill in Tackley, Oxon, R. of Tackley, d. there 16 Dec. 1647;
see 1644; Visit. Oxon 252 ; Hist, of Kidlington (O. H. Soc.) 47, 51,

152-3, 156-

William Prouse (? 2 s. Richard, mayor of Exeter, Visit. Devon
628), b. Devon, M. 15 Ap. 1597 age 16, Petr. 1601, res. 30 June
1 6 10; B.A. 22 Oct. 1600, M.A. 30 June 1603 ; V. of Culham, Oxon
1614-45, of Wittenham, Berks 1617, d. i64f. Reg. 16 Feb. i6y§
' concessa est proxima prresentatio vicarise de Longwitnam magistro
Prouse post resignationem magistri Raynolds sive cessionem sive
amotionem quamcunque ' ; 12 Dec. 1 6 1 1 ' concessa est M. Prowse
quondam socio proxima praesentatio vicariae nostrae de Longwittnam,
ad spatium tantum sex annorum, qu£e tunc denuo reddenda est in
manus Rectoris et Scholarium ; ad quod prsestandum obligavit se, et
alium stipulatorem adiunxit'; 6 Oct. 161 7 'concessa fuit advocatio
rectoriae nostras de Longwitnam M. Guilielmo Prowse sub con-
ditionibus in obligatione quadam expressis gerente datum 9 October
1617.'

Christopher Collyer, pleb., M. 22 Feb. 159I age 16, B.A. 28 Feb.
159I, M.A. 17 May 1601; Corn. 1601, res. 27 June 1604; V. of
Lanlivery 1604, of Egloshayle 26 Nov. 16 14, bur. 5 Feb. 163!;
Maclean i. 415.

John Trelawny, pleb., M. 22 Feb. 159! age 16, B.A. 8 June
1597, M.A. II July 1600; Dev. 1601, res. 30 June 1606; C. of
S. Tudy, Cornwall 1606, bur. there 13 Jan. i6i|; Maclean iii. 314.

John Prideaux (4 s. John, pleb., and kinsman of Edmund Prideaux
attorney-general; Maclean ii. 208), b. Stowford, Ivybridge 17 Sep.
1578, M. 14 Oct. 1596, subpromus of the College (his letters in N.
and Gleanings v. 134 about the chance of obtaining a fellowship),
Dev. 1601, vac. 1612; B.A. 31 Jan. i|§^, M.A. 11 May 1603, B.D.
6 May 161 1, D.D. 30 June 1612 ; Rector 4 Ap. 1612 ; m. (i) Mary
granddaughter of Dr. Taylor, (2) Mary d. of Sir Thomas Reynell,
widow of William Goodwin, dean of Christ Church ; his sons John
and Matthew were bur. at S. Michael's, Oxford i Sep. 1622, Robert



90 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1601

14 May 1624, Peshall 27, 149, app. p. 2 ; his son Col. William fellat
Marston Moor, Stukeley's Mem. i. 3-4; Matthias was Fellow 1644.
Wood's Fasti i. 299, 362, ii. 5; Prince 654, 661, 696. He says in
his dedication of Euchologia to his daughters Sarah Hodges and
Elizabeth Sutton, ' you being the only survivors of the nine children
that God had blest me with by your long since deceased mother . . .
that famous martyr Dr. Rowland Taylor . . . because by your mother
you are lineally descended from him . . . the chain of pearl he only
left your great grandmother, his dear wife, was no other but the Book
of Common Prayer.' Athenje i. 265-273, ii. 103, iii. 265, iv. 807,
index (Dean Fell made unjustifiable alterations in Wood's account of
Prideaux), Wood's Life i. 76, 84, 85, 154, 426, ii. 51, 103, 174
(borrowing books from Cotton Library), iii. 154, Bibl. Corn. 1286,
Letters from Bodleian iii. 616; Gutch i. 54, ii. 324, 328, 377, 382,
392, 424, 438, 440-1, iii. 107 ; Arber's Stationers Register iii. 306
a.b., iv. 18, Parr's Life of Usher 399, Masson's Milton ii. 225, 325,
513, Perry's Church of England 384. On a brass in Harford church,
Ivybridge ' Here rest the bodies of John Prideaux of Stowford, and
Agnes his only wife, the parents of 7 sonnes and 5 daughters. To
whom John Prideaux their 4th sonne Doctor of Divinity and the King
Majesties Professor thereof in the University of Oxford, Rector of
Exeter Colledge and Chaplain to Prince Henry, King James the First
and King Charles the First, hath left this filial remembrance July 20
1639.' Clark i. 138-9, 209 twice, 291-4, 405, Hist, of Kidlington
(O. H. Soc.) index, N. and Gleanings ii. 46, 175, Nat. Biog.
vii. 301.

Walter Dotyn or Dotten, son of a merchant, M. 17 Oct. 1600
age 16, Dev. 1601, d. 20 Feb. i6o| (the plague was raging this year)
in his 20th year, bur. S. Michael's, Oxford; for his Latin epitaph see
Peshall, app. p. i.

John Whetcombe (connected with SirW. Petre, Visit. Essex 521),
b. Dorset, M. Oriel 14 Oct. 1597 age 17, B.A. 11 July 1599; Petr.
3 June 1602, res. 12 May 16 10; M.A. 17 Dec. 1602, B.D. 27 Mch
1 610 (incorp. Camb. 16 10), D.D. 30 June 1612 ; R. of Frome Vau-
church 1620-35, V. of Maiden Newton 1622-38, both in Dorset,
bur. 30 May 1640 age 60; his wife Ann d. of Thomas Holland
(Rector of Exeter) survived him; Hutchins ii. 688-90, iii. 713, 718,
iv. 195, 198, Clark i. 209.

Digory Wheare, plcb., b. Berry Court, Jacobstow, Cornwall 1573 ;
M. Broadg. H. 6 July 1593 age 19, B.A. 5 Feb. 159?, M.A. 16 June



i6o6] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 91

1600; Corn. 1602, res. 30 Ap. 1608; travelled abroad with his
patron, Lord Chandos; first Camden Professor of History 16 Oct.
1 62 2-1 64 7, appointed by Camden through Lord Chandos' influence
with Thomas Allen ; Principal of Glouc. H. 4 Ap. 1 626-1 647,
d. I Aug. 1647, bur. 3 Aug. in the College Chapel under the eagle;
Wood's Fasti i. 272, Life ii. 398, Athenae iii. 216 ; Gutch ii. 359, 513,
iii. 120, Suppl. 207; Dean Prideaux's Letters (Camden Soc.) p. 63 ;
Hist. Comm. ii. 143. His s. Francis was at school with Sir William
Davenant under Charles Sylvester at Oxford, Letters from Bodleian
ii. 303; Bibl. Corn. 864-66, Laud's Chancellorship 193, 298, Clark
i. 255, 291, 406, Nat. Biog. i. 313.

Richard Amye, M. 23 Mch 159I age 16; subscribed 14 July
1602, B.A. 17 July 1602; Dev. 1604, adm. to Bodleian 1605, I\LA.
17 Dec. 1605, B.D. 17 Dec. 1618 ; lie. to preach 7 July 16 18, Clark
i. 265; R. of Carfax 12 Aug. 161 7, City Lecturer at Carfax 15 Oct.
1 618, d. about Christmas 16 18: inventory of goods 25 Jan. i64^,
Griffiths 3; Reg. 19 Nov. 16 10 'decretum est M. Amy, M. Collyer,
dominum Carpenter, et dominum Petrum in communas recipiendos
esse, ea conditione ut solvant bursariis ea debita singula quae ab illis
debentur in hoc tempore, sive pro ipsis sive pro ipsorum scholaribus,
secundum decreta Collegii, intra festum Annunciationis proxime
sequentis, et interea permittant bursariis recipere omnes pecunias
sibi debitas a Collegio, sive stipendii sive finis sive reditus frumentarii
ratione, in partem dictse solutionis, donee ipsi plenarie satisfaciant ' ;
30 June 1614 'impetravit absentise veniam M. Amye ad placitum per
totum annum ut liberius curae pastorali vacaret.'

Solomon Hext, pleb, (.? of the Hext family of Kingston in Colaton
Raleigh), M. 24 Oct. 1600 age 15, B.A. 20 June 1604; Dev. 1604,
on the recommendation of James I, who also recommended Amye
and Christopher Palmer, but the latter was not elected. State Papers
10 and 26 June 1604; d. 23 Nov. 1606 in his 22nd year, monu.
erected by his brother Thomas in S. Michael's Church, Oxford,
Peshall app. p. i.

Richard Collyer, M. 9 Dec. 1603 age 19, Corn. 1604 in place of
his brother Christopher, res. 29 June 1614; B.A. 15 July 1607, M.A.
23 June 1610; R. of Ideford, Devon 8 Ap. 1614, d. 1628: Eccl.
Ant. i. 65, Bibl. Corn. 11 28.

John Warmestry (? related to Thomas Warmestry, dean of
Worcester), b. Worcs., M. 3 1 Oct. 1 600 age 1 9 ; Petr. full Fellow
1606, res. 30 June 161 5; B.A. 5 Feb. i6of, M.A. 31 Oct. 1606



92 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1606

(incorp. Camb. 1612); had leave of absence 1614 for a year,
having taken R. of Ipsley, Wanvicks. ; State Papers 1660 p. 16,
106-7, 558.

John Vivian or Vyvyan (3 s. Hanniball, of Trelowarren, by
Philippa Tremayne), M. 4 Feb. 159^ age 15, B.A. 22 Oct. 1600,
M.A. 30 June 1603, Corn. 1606, res. 25 June 1629 (Reg. 162 1);
B.D. 6 June 16 14 (incorp. Camb. 1620), He. to preach i July 161 7,
V. of Bamvell, Som. 1628; perhaps gave the Eagle in the Chapel
1637, Gutch iii. 117; will 3 May 1636, proved 10 Nov. 1638. Reg.
23 July 162 1 'concessum est M. Vivian S.S. Theologise bacchalaureo

1 ut difFerre posset doctoratus gradum per integrum adhuc decennium.

2 ut abesset a Collegio usque ad festum Nativitatis Christi proxime
sequentis. 3 ut peteret pecuniam ab hseredibus domini Caroli Crooke,
nempe centum libras, quas ex testamento nobis legavit. 4 ut
coUigeret pecuniam Collegii nomine, sibi quod esset Bursarius
a Cornubiensibus vel Devoniensibus debitam'; Bibl. Corn. 831,
Visit. Corn. 529.

William Battishill, M. 23 Mch 160^ age 15, Dev. 1606, res.
23 June 1618; B.A. 14 July 1609, adm. to Bodleian 1610, M.A.
4 May 16 1 2 (the grace of the College in Reg. 29 Ap., see 7 July) ;
V. of Shebbear 1620, bur. 30 Nov. 1666, Walker ii. 193; m. 28 Ap.
1623 Catherine d. of Roger Dene of Newton S. Petrock by Elizabeth
d. of John Wood of Lew Trenchard, she was bap. 10 Oct. 1589, bur.
28 Aug. 1627, arms, a cross crosslet in saltire between 4 owls,
impaling a lion rampant i.e. Dene; he m. 2 Susanna, bur. 16 June
1 67 1, and had by her WilHam, Elizabeth, Peter, Katherine ; and
Jonathan bap. 29 Mch 1636, servitor Ch. Ch. 10 ]\Ich 165!, bur.

3 Oct. 1 713, m. Mary d. of Francis Strood R. of Ideford, she was
bur. 27 July 1697; Foster i. 88.

Nathanael Carpenter (s. John, Cornish by birth, R. of Northleigh,
Devon 1587, who d. 1621, for on 4 Ap. 1621 Bishop Cotton admitted
Joseph Hull B.A. on the presentation of Thomas Hull yeoman of
Crewkeherne, to whom Sir John Petre had assigned the presentation,
Bibl. Corn. 63, 11 15), b. Northleigh 7 Feb. 158^, M. Edmund H.
7 June 1605; Dev. 1607 on James I's letter of recommendation;
Michael Jermyn had equal votes, but the Vice-Chanccllor Henry
Airay decided in favour of Carpenter; B.A. 5 July 1610, adm. to
Bodleian 1610, M.A. 28 Ap. 1613, B.D. 11 May 1620; one of his
pupils was Sir W. Morice, Secretary of Stale 1660. His Geography,
with woodcut diagrams, 40 was published O.xford 1625. He was



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chaplain to Archbishop Usher, and d. Dublin 1628, his funeral
sermon by Robert, Usher's brother, who had induced him to live
at Armagh; a biography of him in Corpus MS. cccviii fol. 663, and
in Rawlinson MSS. class C. No. 146 folio 346 by Hearne; he was
schoolmaster of the King's wards in Dublin, i. e. minors whose parents
were Romanists. Athenae ii. 287, 322, 421; Dredge's Sheaves 33;
W. C. Hazlitt's Collections 62 ; C. S. Gilbert's Cornwall ii. 49 ;
R. J. King's Sketches and Studies 307 ; State Papers Addenda
15 Nov. 1606, Clark i. 322: Hist. MSS. iv. 590, N. and Gleanings
V. 26, Nat. Biog.

John Polwhele (2 s. Degory, of Treworgan in S. Erme, by
Catherine Trencreek), M. 31 Oct. 1600 age 14 (with his brother
Thomas, age 15), B.A. 21 Oct. 1607, Corn. 1608, res. 1622; M.A.
23 June 1610 (incorp. Camb. 1612), B.D. 25 Ap. 1621, V. of
Whitchurch, Devon 1622, see Marriage Licenses 9 June 1623; will
15 May, proved 13 June, 1648; Visit. Corn. 377.

William Hele or Heale, pleb., b. Devon, M. 14 Mch \^%^ age 18,
B.A. Broadg. H. 13 Dec. 1603, M.A. 3 July 1606; adm. Chapl.
22 Aug. 1608, expelled 7 May 16 10 for absence; V. of Bishop's
Teignton i Dec. 16 10, of Rattery 1620, both in Devon, d. 1627 ;
wrote Apologie for Women, 40 Oxon 1609, in answer to Dr. William
Gager, who at the Act of 1608 maintained that it was lawful for
husbands to beat their wives; Gutch ii. 256, Warton's English Poetry
iii. 306, Nat. Biog.

George Petre or Peter (' s. George, of Bristowe ' [Bristol]), b.
Devon, M. 8 Mch i6o| age 16, Petr. full Fellow 1609, res. 30 June
1619, £5 was paid him 14 Aug. 162 1 ; B.A. 26 Oct. 1608, adm. to
Bodleian 28 Jan. 16 if, M.A. 4 June 161 1.

Thomas Chafyn, of Wilts, M. Alban H. 19 Oct. 1599 age 18;
Sar. 1609, res. 30 June 1621; B.A. 9 July 1612, M.A. 27 Ap. 1615,
B. and D.D. 9 July 1628, d. 1646 ; preacher at the Temple Church ;
R. of North Newton (with preb. annexed) 1627, of Fofunt 1628,
of Mere 1630, all in Wilts, Phillips ii. 14; preb. of Salisbury; preb.
of LlandafF 30 July 1630; Arber's Stationers Register iv. 203;
Hutchins iii. 565, 690; State Papers 4 July 1628. Wilts Visit.

51, 57-

John Collins, pleb., M. 29 Nov. 1605 age 17, Dev. 1609; B.A.

9 July 16 1 2, d. 16 13.

Alexander Jermyn (s. Alexander, pleb., of Exeter), b. Devon, M.

10 Dec. 1602 age 18 (with his brother Philip, age 14), B.A. 28 June



94 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1610

1606, adm. to Bodleian (as Germa?i) 20 Mch i6of, M.A. 21 June



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