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1609, adm. Chapl. 7 May 1610, d. 1614. Clark i. 267.

Edward Cotton (2 s. William, bishop of Exeter), b. Middlesex, M.
Ch. Ch. 20 Mch i6of age 18; at Middle Temple 1606 ; B.A. 14 Oct.
1609, Petr. full Fellow 17 Mayi6io, res. 161 2; M.A. 2 July 161 2; R.
of Duloe, Cornwall 15 Jan. 161^ (sequestered i May 1647), of Petertavy
1 61 1, canon of Exeter 161 1, Chancellor 1613, R. of Bridestowe
1614-47, of Shobrooke 3 July 16 15, Archdeacon of Totnes 10 Feb.
162J, d. 8 Oct. 1647 ; his wife Margaret, dau. of William Bruton, d.
10 Aug. 1643 I Wood's Fasti i. 334, 347, Oliver's Bishops 292, Eccl,
Ant. iii. 59; Visit. Devon 241 ; Maclean i. 653. N. and Gleanings
iv. 161, State Papers 1660 p. 83, 215, Cases in Starchamber
(Camden Soc.) 1886 p. 153, Hist. Comm. vii. 9, Lords' Journals
X. 43.

Matthias Styles, of Alphington, Devon, b. Devon, M. 27 June
1606 age 15, at Inner Temple 1608, B.A. 27 Jan. i6j^, adm. to
Bodleian i6io; Petr. 1610, res. at Venice 30 Sep. 1628; M.A.
26 Oct. 1612, Proctor 1621, B.D. 18 July 1623, D.D. 6 July 1638;
Chaplain to Sir Isaac Wake the Ambassador at Venice 1624,
'profecturus 22 Ap. 1624,' and married there 1628 (but 1 married
at S. George's); candidate for chaplaincy of Levant Company 1626,
on nomination of Sir Francis Stewart, but not elected (J. B. Pearson's
Chaplains to the Levant 39, 48); State Papers 11 Nov. 1627; R. of
S. George's, Botolph Lane, Eastcheap, 18 June 1630, sequestered 1643,
and of St. Gregory near S. Paul's; canon of Lincoln 1631, R. of
Orsett, Essex 5 Jan. 164^, in the Assembly of Divines at Westminster
, 1643; d. 1660; Wood's Fasti a. 1638, Reg. a. 1623 at end. Reg.
1 7 Aug. 1618 ' decretum est ut camera in Turre Chamberiana maxima,
quam antea occupabat M. Robertus Sims, cum duobus museis
cubiculo annexis et tribus museis superioribus versus Collegium Jesu
spectantibus, inter cameras ad socios spectantes annumeraretur et
prima hac vice subesset usui magistri Stile qui praecedentem suam
cameram sublatis aulae veteris fundamentis quibus eniteretur amiserat ' ;
Newcourt i. 354, ii. 454, Masson's Milton ii. 522, Rev. W. Palin's
More about Stifford 1872 p. 78, Clark i. 322.

Theophilus Gale, arm. f., M. 11 Oct. 1605 age 17, B.A. 5 May
1609, Dev. 1611, vac. his fellowship 162 1 by m. Mary Ryder widow,
of King's Teignton, 8 Dec. 1620: he m. (2) Bridgett Waldron of
Seaton ii Feb. 162I, Vivian's Marriage Licenses p. 70, 80; M.A.
29 Jan. 161^, B.D. 19 June 16 19 (incorp. Camb. 16 19), D.D. 7 May



i6i2] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 95

1624; preb. of Exeter 30 Oct. 1620, V. of King's Teignton, Devon
1620, res. 30 June 1621, d. May 1639; father of Theophilus Gale,
who wrote The Court of the Gentiles', Eccl. Ant. i. 182, Lysons'
Devon 495, Clark i. 268.

John Conant (s. Richard, pleb., of E. Budleigh, Devon, by Agnes
d. of John Clarke, m. 4 Feb. 157!), bap. E. Budleigh 18 Mch 158I,
M. 15 Nov. 1605 age 18, B.A. 5 May 1609, Dev. 1611, res. 30 June
1620; M.A. 29 Jan. 161^, B.D. 2 Dec. 16 19 (incorp. Camb. 1620);
C. of S. Botolph, Aldersgate, R. of Lymington, Som. 161 9, then of
S. Thomas at SaUsbury; in the Assembly of Divines 1643, d. Sarum
13 Ap. 1653, Masson's Milton ii. 517; publ. Two Sermons 1643;
his nephew John was R. of Ex. Coll. 1649 (see his life 2, 6, 10), but
the Rectory was first offered to the uncle ; Wood's Fasti i. 393 ; Prince
234, Conant Family 58-67, 89-91.

John Prideaux (Fellow 1601), el. Rector 4 Ap. 1612, res. 3 Aug.
1642; Vice-Chancellor 1619, 1620, 1624, 1625, 1641 ; Reg. Prof,
of Divinity 8 Dec. 1615-1642, canon of Christ Church and R. of
Ewelme, Oxon; V. of Bampton 17 July 1614, res. 1634, V. of Chalgrave
1620, R. of Bladon 1625 both in Oxon, canon of Sarum 1620; el.
Bishop of Worcester 22 Nov. 1641, through his pupil James, Marquis
of Hamilton, consecr. 1 9 Dec. The Puritan confiscation forced him
to sell his library (Continuation of Godwin, Nash's Worcester), he
was allowed 4^. 6^. a week, d. at house of his son-in-law, Dr. Sutton,
Bredon, Worcs. 20 July 1650, bur. 16 Aug.; Bloxam v. 59, 62,
Brodrick index; Bull's Life p. 11 ; State Papers 8 Dec. 16 15, 22 Oct.
161 7, II Aug. 1618, 27 Sep. 1622, 3 Ap. 1623, 19 Nov. 1624,
17 Jan. 1642 and 30 Sep. p. 397, Dec. 1643 p. 511; Hist. Comm.
i. 27, 100, iii. 234, iv. 464, V. 372-3, Rawlinson MSS. ii. index. All
Souls' Archives 316.

John Bayly (s. Lewis, bishop of Bangor), b. Herefs., at Ex. Coll.
x6ii age 16, subscribed 16 Ap. 1613 ; Petr. full Fellow 27 Ap. 1612,
res. 30 June 1619; 'M. 21 Ap. 1615, son of a Dr., age 19 ' Clark ii.
329, 336 (the University Register carelessly kept) ; B.A. 4 May 1615,
adm. to Bodleian 16 15, M.A. 25 June 161 7, B. and D.D. 7 Dec.
1630, preb. of Bangor 2 Oct. 161 7, and Precentor 1620, Guardian
of Christ's Hospital in Ruthyn 162 1 ; R. of Llanddyfnan in Anglesey
1 6 19, sinecure R. of Llandrillo in Rhos, Denbighs. 161 9, V. of
Llantrissant, Anglesey 1620, R. of Llanfwrog, Denbighs. 1621, of
Llanbadr-dyffryn-Clwyd 1623, sinecure R. of Llanynio 1631 ; State
Papers 6 Nov. 1619, Chaplain to Charles I, d. summer 1633; Athenae



96 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1612

ii. 499; Laud's Chancellorship 26, 27, 31, Thomas' St. Asaph 420,
Foster i. 91, Nat. Biog. iii. 448.

Samuel Cosens, B.A. 28 June 1606, M.A. 4 June 161 1, Petr.
adm. 14 May 1612, full Fellow 15 Dec. 16 12, res. 30 June 1624 ; B.D.
16 Feb. 162I, V. of Farnham 1622, of Dorking 1623, both in Surrey;
Clark i. 267.

John Balcanquall (related to Walter Balcanquall, Dean of Durham
1639-45), M.A. Edinb. 27 July 161 1 minister verbi; Petr. 13 Jan.
i6i| by James I's request to Sir John Petre, though it was against
the statutes, incorp. 14 Jan., adm. to Bodleian 4 Feb. 16 if, full
Fellow 7 May 1613, res. 30 June 1618; B.D. 2 Dec. 1619, R. of
Tatenhill, Staffs. 1618, canon of Rochester 1628, V. of Boxley, Kent
1639, d. 1646; Wood's Fasti i. 351, Athense iii. 270, Clark i. 275, 374.
Nathaniel Norrington (s. Simon, R. of Uplyme, Devon 1560), b.
Uplyme, his mother a widow with several children, as stated by John
Drake, Esq. of Ash, and eight of the parishioners: M. 18 Mch i6o|-
age 17, B.A. 4 June 161 1, adm. to Bodleian 161 1, Dev. 1613, M.A.
5 July 1614, B.D. 3 July 1624; lived some years in an academy in
Holland (Reg. 23 July 1621), and disputed against the Remonstrants;
d. Senior Fellow 11 Jan. 163^, bur. 13 Jan. in the Chapel; Wood's
Fasti i. 415; Gutch iii. 117-8, 120, Carpenter's Geography 247,
Clark i. 271.

Alexander Harry (a minister's son, kinsman of William Hicks of
Paul in Cornwall), M. 23 Nov. 1604 age 16, B.A. 26 Oct. 1608, adm.
to Bodleian 1610, M.A. 4 June 1611, Corn. 1613, res. 30 June 1628;
Lecturer at Carfax 20 Dec. 1620; B.D. 25 Ap. 1621 ; wrote
Revelation Revealed, d. before 1661 ; Wood's Fasti i. 398, Athenoe iii.
490 and V. W. Hickes; Bibl. Corn. 208, 238.

Arthur Harris (4 s. Arthur, of Hayne in Devon, and Kenegie in
Cornwall; Lysons' Devon cxxix), Petr. 1614 (Reg. p. 253, 263, 279);
expelled 30 June 1621 for absence; B.A. 7 July 1617, M.A. 5 May
1620; the first Petrean Fellow elected without nomination; Lord
Petre d. 161 3, his son tried to nominate Philip Francklyn of Univ.
Coll., and a law-suit followed, in which the College maintained its
right to elect by statute ; Reg. p. 253-68, on p. 258 is a letter to Sir
John Doderidge about it; Davies Gilbert's Cornwall iii. 155; see a.
1662, 1685.

Anthony Standard, pleb. (perhaps brother of John and Robert),
b. Oxon, M. 16 June 1615 age 19, Petr. 1614, vac. by marriage 1628,
B.A. 7 July 1617, M.A. 5 May 1620.



i6i8] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 97

George Beard (son of a minister), M. 16 June 1615 age 18, Corn.
1614; B.A. 7 July 1617, I\LA. 5 May 1620, B.D. 22 Mch 163'; (as
Bird), lie. to preach 1633, d- Sub-rector 20 Oct. 1638, bur. in the
Chapel, administration bond of will 7 Nov. 1638, Griffiths 5; Gutch
iii. 120. Reg. 6 July 1621 ' indulta erat venia M. Georgio Beard
lectori ut abesset a Collegio usque ad festum Michaelis proxime
sequentis, ea lege ut alium magistrum idoneum substitueret qui vices
ejus in lectione Rhetorica et Mathematica fideliter obiret'; Clark i.
194.

Lawrence Bodley (nephew of Sir Thomas, ? s. Laurence D.D., R.
of Shobrooke, Devon, d. 19 Ap. 1615, Eccl. Ant. iii. 58), M. Merton,
adm. to Bodleian 20 May 1613, B.A. 19 Oct. 1614, adm. ChapL
5 Nov. 1614, vac. 1632 by taking a living, M.A. 25 June 161 7 (incorp.
Camb. 16 1 8), B.D. 14 Dec. 1626, D.D.; Tutor of James Dillon, Lord
Roscommon, who entered Ex. Coll. 1628; R. of Clyst Hydon, Preb.
of Exeter 7 Oct. 1 633-1 634, d. 1634, funeral sermon by Richard
Peck (.? V, of Cullompton); Prince loi ; Wood's Fasti i. 416, 453,
ii. 390; Gutch ii. 314; Reliquiae Bodleianse 173, 272, 382, Clark i.
i7> 275, N. and Gleanings ii. 187, iv. 181 (Bodley family); Laud's
Chancellorship 53, Conant's Life 3.

William Hyde (s. Sir Lawrence, of Salisbury), bap. Salisbury
17 Jan. 1596, subscribed i July 16 13, Sar. 1615, B.A. 16 July 1618,
M.A. 27 June 1621, bur. in Cath. Salisbury 24 Nov. 1630; Scrutator
at the first election of Proctors under a new system 1628; but, this
failing, the Scrutators acted as Proctors. This led to the Laudian
Cycle of Proctors 1629; Gutch ii. 361 ; Bloxam v. 45; State Papers
Addenda 13 June 1604 (pedigree), Sep. 1628 p. 341, 22 Dec. 1628;
Clark iii. 366.

Thomas Woodyates, b. Devon, B.A. 23 May 1609, adm. to
Bodleian 1613, M.A. New Coll. 28 June 1615; Petr. 1615, res.
30 June 16 18; preb. of Lytton at Wells 22 Oct. 161 7, V. of Stowey
1619, R. of Corton Dinham 1620, both in Som. ; a letter dated 1616
from Nicholas Fuller, addressed ' to my very goode fryeind Mr. Thomas
Woodyates fellowe of Excester Colledge in Oxford at his chamber
there,' is printed in J. E. Bailey's Life of Thomas Fuller 764-5.
A Thomas Woodyates (.-'his father) was preb. of Combe at Wells
24 Jan. i6of. There is a place called Woodyates in Dorset,
Hutchins iii. 441, 607; Clark i. 73, 276: State Papers 4 May 1624.

Denys Prideaux (s. Sir Thomas, of Nutwell), M. 2 Dec. 161 4
(with Thomas Prideaux), B.A. 28 Feb. i6if, Dev. 1618, res. 1630;



98 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1618

M.A. 26 June 1619, Proctor 1626, Bloxam v. 53; R. of Lympstone

1630, of Bishop's Morchard 1635, both in Devon, preb. of Exeter
163!, bur. 12 Nov. 1640; Eccl. Ant. iii. 93; Maclean ii. 235.

John Dodd or Dods, b. Middlesex, M. 4 Nov. 16 14, Petr. 1618;
B.A. 22 Ap. 1618, M.A. 22 Jan. 162?, B.D. 7 Dec. 1630, d. Sub-rector
1 63 1 ; the College, as his affairs were embarrassed, took out letters
of administration from the Bishop of London, and at Oxford 3 Dec.

1631, Grififiths 18; Arber's Stationers Register iv. 267, Bloxam v. 52.
John Hunt, pleb., b. Devon, M. 22 May 161 2 age 17, B.A. 8 Feb.

i6i|, Petr. 1618, res. 30 June 1621 ; M.A. 19 Oct. 1618, sup. B.D.
25 Nov. 1626, B.D. 31 Jan. 164!, R. of Loxhore, Devon 1628, of
Exford, Som. 1629.

Rees (Rhesus) Allanson, b. London 29 Mch 1601, ed. Merchant
Taylors, M. 20 June 1617 age 17, Petr. 1619, B.A. 18 July 1622,
res. 24 June 1626 before a Proctor of the Court of Arches in London ;
? Robinson i. 83.

Richard Cottle or Cottell (? i s. Mark, of N. Tawton, Visit. Devon
1564 ed. Colby p. 70), pleb., M. 13 Dec. 161 5 age 19, B.A. 21 Jan.
i6i|, Dev. 1619; M.A. 17 Oct. 1620, administration bond and
inventory 2 Nov. 1622, Griffiths 15. William Cottell of Larkbear,
Exeter (d. 1632), had a son Richard, who is said to have died sine
prole.

John Lane (s. Valentine, pleb., V. of Dodford, Northants), bap.
Dodford 24 July 1603, M. 24 Oct. 1617, Petr. 1619; B.A. 6 July
1622, d. 1625.

Robert Mercer, M. 17 Dec. 1619 age 17, Dev. 1620, d. 1623.

William Scobble, pleb., M. 16 June 161 5 age 17, B.A. 19 Oct.
1618, M.A. 12 June 162 1, Dev. 1621, res. 1626.

Freeman Page (is. Freeman, by Judith i d. of W. Cotton bishop
of Exeter), b. Finchley 26 Feb. i6of, M. 3 May 162 1, Petr. 1621;
B.A. 25 Oct. 1624, M.A. 2 June 1627, Proctor 1633, d. 2 Nov. 1634,
bur. Shobrooke, Devon, administration bond Oxford 29 Nov. 1634,
Griffiths 46; Eccl. Ant. iii. 60; Laud's Chancellorship 82, I^Iaclean i.
652.

Henry Hyde, arm. f. i, b. Wilts, M. 23 Ap. 1619 age 17, B.A.
17 Feb. iC.iJ-, Sar. 1621, M.A. 6 July 1622, d. 1625. Athenie iii.
10 1 8 (Hyde family). Was Henry elder brother of Clarendon (Edward
Hyde)? Clarendon's Life ed. 1857, i. 5 ; Hutchins iii. 135, State
Papers 1649 p. xxxv, 198; 1660, p. 218; Laud's Chancdlorship 53,
57. 58, 65, 69.



i623] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 99

Richard Bowyer or Boycr (5 s. Sir John, of Knipersley, Staffs.),
M. 13 Jan. i62y age 18 (with his brother James, age 20), B.A. 31 Jan.
162^, Petr. 1621; d. 1622.

John Maynard, arm. f. i, M. 26 Ap. 1621 [wrong date] age 17,
adm. to Bodleian 13 Ap. 162 1, B.A. 25 Ap. 162 1, Petr. 1622;
d. 1625 ; Clark iv. 7.

Jonathan Polwhele (7 s. Degory), M. 15 Oct. 16 19 agfe 19, B.A.
27 June 1622, Corn. 1622, res. 30 June 1635 ; M.A. 4 May 1625 ;
R. of Windlesham 1635, V. of Bagshot, both in Surrey.

Philip King (s. John, Dean of Christ Church and Bishop of
London), b. London, M. Ch. Ch. 19 Ap. 161 6 age 13, student 16 16,
B.A. 3 Dec. 1618 (with his brother William), M.A. 7 July 1621, Petr.
1623, res. 1629; B.D., recommended by the King for D.D. 31 Jan.
164I, D.D. 17 Dec. 1645 ; public orator 28 July 1625-1629; R. of
S. Botolph, Billingsgate 1636, sequestered 1642 ; took refuge in
Oxford, m. Mary d. of Lyonell Day of Warwicks. ; Treasurer of
Chichester 12 July 1660, Archdeacon of Lewes 19 Dec. 1660-1667,
canon of S. Paul's 1660-6, R. of Felpham and of Selsey 1660, of
Slinfold 1662, all in Sussex; of Hitcham, Bucks Sep. 1666 to Mch
1667; d. childless 4 Mch i66f; Walcott's Fasti Cicestrenses 16;
Wood's Fasti ii. 89, Athenae i. 761, ii. 435, iii. 841, Hearne iii. 237,
Brief Martyrology in Mercurius Rusticus ed. 1685 ; Poems of Bishop
Henry King ed. Hannah 1843 P- xcv-viii.

Henry Tozer, pleb., b. North Tawton, 1602, M. 3 May 162 1
age 20, B.A. 18 June 1623, Dev. 1623; M.A. 28 Ap. 1626, Lecturer
at Carfax 21 Oct. 1632; B.D. 28 July 1636, V. of Yarnton 1644, but
probably served it from Oxford, Hist, of Kidlington (O. H. Soc.) 222 ;
' Tozer, Procter, and Acland were allowed the degree of D.D. 6 June
1646, but did not take it,' Wood's Fasti ii. 100; called before the
Visitors 21 Mch 164 J, expelled 26 May (he had been on the
Delegacy to answer the Visitors in 1647), ^'^d imprisoned in Bokardo,
Masson's Milton ii. 522; d. 11 Sep. 1650 chaplain at Rotterdam.
Athenge iii. 239, 273 ; Oxoniana iv. 203, Prince 787, Lysons' Devon
482, Hist. Comm. ii. 127, Journal of House of Commons ii. 541,
State Papers 17 May 1630, Burrows 501. Laud's Chancellorship 19,
254, Conant's Life.

John Procter, pleb., b. Devon, subscribed 22 Oct. 16 19, M.
17 Dec. 1619 age 18 (Clark ii. 378, 380; Nathanael Brocke 378-9
is a similar case), B.A. 27 June 1622, Petr. 1623 (James Bampfield
had equal votes) ; expelled 1648, restored 1660, d. 23 Feb. 167^, bur.



100 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1624

in the College chapel ; M.A. 4 May 1625 (incorp. Camb. 1635), B.D.
16 July 1636; on the Delegacy for the defence of Oxford 1642,
Burrows ix ; inventory of goods 2 Mch 167^, Griffiths 50; Prince 7 ;
Gutch ii, 447, 597; Wood's Life ii. 96, 217, Milton ed. Hawkins iv.
p. 13 ; Wood's MS. F. 35 p, 245.

Henry Willett (s. Henry, woollen draper), b. Exeter, M. 18 Mch
i62f age 17, Petr. 1624, vac. 1652, Burrows 198, 501 ; B.A. 21 Feb.
162I, M.A. 28 Ap. 1632, cr. B.D. 31 Jan. 164!, adm. B.D. 10 Oct.
1643; Visit. Devon 137; was he R. of Horwood in Devon 1650,
'value £50, a preaching minister, patron Eliz. Futts,' Lansdown
MS. 459 ?

Joseph Maynard (2 s. Alexander, of Tavistock, and brother of
Sir John), M. 13 Dec. 1622 age 15, B.A. 21 June 1625, Petr. 1625,
vac. 1653; ^^•■^- 13 May 1628, B.D. 28 July 1636, R. of Loddington,
Northants 1640, Proctor 1662, el. Rector 18 Sep. and adm. 25 Oct. 1662
in place of Dr. Conant ; D.D. 2 July 1663, res. 30 Ap. 1666 at Gunners
Bury, Middlesex, the house of Sir John ; Preb. of Exeter 25 Aug. 1666
by exchange with Dr. Bury, his successor in the Rectorship; V. of
Bampton, Oxon 23 Dec. 1662 ; pres. by the King to V. of Menheniot
24 Dec. 1667, D. K. Rec. 46 p. 83; d. 1670, his will is in the
Prerogative Office (Duke 24) ; Bishop Conybeare's Letter to
Dr. Webber 1753; Reg. 19 Feb. i66§; Athenae ii. 87 : Wood's Life
i- 455j ii- 44 ; Gutch iii. 108 ; Visit. Devon 140 ; Hearne ii. 322 ; was
he V. of Milton Abbot 1646, Hist. Comm. vi. 129?

Edward Carpenter, b. Middlesex, M. 4 May 162 1, B.A. 18 June
1623, Petr. 1625, res. 23 Feb. 164^; M.A. 28 Ap. 1626, B.D.
16 July 1636 (incorp. Camb. 1640), D.D. 19 Ap. 1662 ; V. of
Melksham, Wilts 1639, of Clevedon 1660.

Nathaniel Terry, cler. f., of Wilts, M. 9 May 16 17 age 17, B.A.
21 June 1620, M.A. 7 May 1623 (incorp. Camb. 1626), Sar. 1625,
B.D. 7 Dec. 1630, res. 13 Oct. 1640; R. of Thornbury 1641, V. of
Paignton, both in Devon, d. 1668 ; Eccl. Ant. i. 177.

Thomas Collins, M. 4 May 162 1, B.A. 10 June 1624, Dev. 1626,
M.A. 13 May 1628, res. 1634; ? preb. of Exeter 1633, R. of Samp-
ford Peverell 1633, V. of Colyton 31 Aug. 1636, bur. 30 Ap. 1665;
Eccl. Ant. ii. 8; Clark iii. 430. A T. C. was B.A. 21 June 1625.

Baldwin Acland (3 s. John, by Elizabeth d. of Nicholas Duck,
recorder of Exeter 1617-28), bap. S. Olave's, Exeter 13 Ap. 1607,
Petr. 1626; vac. by m. 1652 Mary sister of his pupil Thomas Lord
Clifford of Chudleigh ; M. 3 July 1629 age 20, B.A. 9 July 1629,



i629] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. loi

M.A. 28 Ap. 1632, Proctor 164 1, B.D. 22 Nov. 1642, nominalcd
D.D. (then of Univ. Coll.) i June 1646, but refused to be created;
R, of N. Cadbury, Som. i Dec. 1643, declined to take the Engage-
7ncnt 1650, R. of Tedburn S. Mary 1651-72, preb. of Lincoln 12 Sep.
1660-7, preb. and treasurer of Exeter 10 June 1667, d. 27 Aug. 1672,
bur. Tedburn ; Prince (who m. his sister's daughter, Gertrude Salter)
7; Oliver's Bishops 284; Visit. Devon 7; Le Neve ii. 108; Bishop
Bull's Life 1827 p. 9, 14; Burrows 130.

William Hodges (i s. Thomas, of Slapton, Foster says, 's. of
William, pleb., of Hampton'), M. 16 July 1625 age 20, B.A. Hart H.
27 Jan. 1624 ; Dev. 1628, res. 30 June 1634, m. Sarah d. of
Dr. Prideaux (Visit. Worcs. 59); M.A. 17 June 1629, B.D. 21 Feb.
i6|§, D.D. 28 Nov. 1661 ; V. of Bampton, Oxon 5 July 1634 by res.
of J. Prideaux (Giles' Bampton xxxix), R. of Ripple, Worcs. 1643,
Archdeacon of Worcester 1645, d. 3 Sep. 1676, four days after his
son Thomas (M.A. of Balliol, V. of Bampton); Wood's Fasd ii. 260,
Athene iii. 268; Gutch ii. 375, 377, 583, 739, iii. 377; Calamy ii. 27;
Laud's Chancellorship 56, 58, 60-62, 66, 70, Ranke iii. 408 ; Hist.
Comm. vii. 106 ; Rawlinson MSS. Class C. No. 182, fol. 124 petition
to the Lords from William Hodges, ejected Vicar of the first portion
of Bampton, Oxon, with an order thereon 23 June 1660.

Henry Hole (s. Christopher, pleb., of Totnes), M. 13 Dec. 1622
age 17, B.A. 27 Jan. 162A, Petr. 1628, res. 30 June 1634; M.A.
17 June 1629 (incorp. Camb. 1635); V. of Egloshayle, Cornwall
4 Oct. 1633, bur. 20 Mch. i6f|; Maclean i. 415.

Joseph Squier (s. Roger, V. of Helland), M. 28 May 1623 age 20,
B.A. 22 June 1626, Corn. 1628, vac. 1647 by having taken R. of
Lifton, Devon 1646, Hist. Comm. vi. 135; M.A. 30 Ap. 1629
(incorp. Camb. 1635), B.D. 17 July 1640; for John Squier see
Coxe's Cat. no. x.

John Watts (s. Nicholas, pleb., of Tavistock), M. 18 Feb. 162^
age 20, B.A. 17 June 1629, Dev. 1629 ; M.A. 28 Ap. 1632, d. 1634,
administration bond 5 IMch 1634, Griffiths 65.

Thomas Denys (i s. Thomas, Fellow 1586), bap. 15 July 1604,
M. 13 Dec. 1622, B.A. 22 June 1626, M.A. Glouc. H. 30 Ap. 1629 ;
incepted Ex. Coll. 1629, Corn. 1629, vac. by marriage 1643; B.D.
21 Feb. i6f| ; Visit. Corn. 138,

William Cotton (? i s. William, Precentor of Exeter and son of
Bishop Cotton; N. and Gleanings iii. 65 ; if so, he d. 25 Dec. 1673,
not in orders), b. Devon, Petr. 1629, res. 30 June 1639; B.A. 7 July



102 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1630

1632, ]\LA. 30 Ap. 1635 ; Visit. Devon 241, Maclean i. 652. One of
the name d. R. of Nether Broughton, Leics. 1646.

Note. — The Caution Book begins 30 May 1629.

George Kendal (i s. George, by Anne Cooke of Exeter), b. Cofton,
Dawlish 1610, M. 18 Feb. i62f age 16, B.A. 3 June 1630, Dev.
1630; M.A. 9 May 1633 (incorp. Camb. 1634), B.D, Jan. 164^;
recommended for Rector by Charles I in place of Prideaux 1642, vac.
1647 by having taken R. of Kenton, Devon 1646 ; D.D. 4 July 1654;
R. of Blisland, Cornwall on Charles I's presentation 26 Nov. 1643,
deprived 1655, Preb. of Exeter 164!^, deprived of Kenton 1662 for
nonconformity, R. of S. Bennet, Gracechurch St., London 1656 (.'),
moderator of first general assembly of ministers of Devon 1655;
m. Anne dau. of Periam Pole; d. Cofton 19 Aug. 1663, monu. there.
He was at Hemel Hempstead in 1642 ; Lords' Journals vi. 433, 446,
470, 480, 501, 509, 558-9. Wood's Fasti ii. 162, Gutch iii. 107 ;
Eccl. Ant. ii. 142 ; Visit. Devon 514, Nat. Biog.

Francis Goddard (s. Edward, of Woodhay, Hants), b. Wilts,
M. 2 Dec. 1 63 1 age 20, Sar. 7 Oct. 1631, res. 30 June 1642 ; B.A.
4 Nov. 1634, allowed to incept 10 June 1637, M.A. 1641, sup. M.B,
8 July 1636, M.B. 18 July 1640, M.D. 19 July 1641 ; F.R.S., Weld's
Royal Society p. 35.

George Hall {3 s. Joseph, bishop of Exeter and Norwich), bap.
Waltham Abbey, Essex 24 Aug. 161 3, entered Ex. Coll. 1628 age 16,
M. 9 May 1631 age 19, B.A. 30 Ap. 1631, Petr. 1632, res. 30 June
1638; M.A. 17 Jan. 163I (incorp. Camb. 1635), D.D. 2 Aug. 1660,
inducted to Menheniot 8 Oct. 1637 (witness his brother Joseph Hall,
notary public, Bibl. Corn. 203, 968, 12 14), sequestered 1645, and
also from V. of Wickhambrook, Suffolk, V. of Willingdon, Sussex
1647, preacher of S. Bartholomew's Exchange, preb. Exeter 23 Dec.
1639-166Q, Archdeacon of Cornwall 7 Oct. 1 641-1660, canon of
Windsor 28 July 1660, Chaplain to Charles H, V. of S. Botolph,
Aldersgate 1655, Archdeacon of Canterbury 14 Aug. 1660-8, consecr.
Bishop of Chester 11 May 1662; d. Wigan 23 Aug. 1668 age 55;
gave the College, after the death of his wife Gertrude, d. of Edward
Meredith of Maristow (m. MuUion, Cornwall 28 June 1641, bur.
Wigan 13 Mch i66§), his golden cup (Life of Joseph Hall, by
G. Lewis p. 432, see 426 pedigree), and his estate in Trethewin near
S. German's in Cornwall, worth £40 a year; Collier ii App. No. 83
p. 94 ; see Reg. 167I ; Hist. Comm. vii. 106, Bridgeman's Hist. 0/



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Wigan ii., Nat. Biog. His portrait is in the College Hall, another is
in Emmanuel, Cambridge, a third in possession of Mr. Rodd of Exeter.
Under his charge his brothers John and Edward (Fellow 1638), the
Bishop's 5 and 6 sons, M. from Essex 13 May 1635 ages 16 and 14.

John Conant (i son Robert, pleb., by Elizabeth Morris),
b. Yattington, Bicton 18 Oct. 1608, sent by his uncle John to Free
School at Ilchester, then under Thomas Branker, M. 18 Feb. 162^,
B.A. 26 May 1631, Dev. 1632, res. 27 Sep. 1647; R. of Whimple,
Devon 1645, V. of Abergele 1657, M.A. 12 June 1634, sequestered to
church of S. Thomas, New Sarum 1645, D.D. 31 May 1654, Regius
Professor of Divinity 1654-60; Rector 1649 ) Hutchins iii. 334 gives
some extracts from his letters (see 514). Conant Family p. 74-86;
Masson's Milton ii. 517; Rawlinson MSS. class C. No. 945, 986
fol. 3 b ; Nat. Biog. iv. 387, xi. 465. His uncle Roger, bap. 9 Ap.
1592, went to America 1623, and founded the Conant family there,
d. 19 Nov. 1679 ; English Garner ed. Arber ii, 464-5, 560, 618.

Robert Snowe (s. Thomas, pleb., of Exeter), M. Wadham 1 9 June
1629 age 18 ; battellar Ex. Coll. 5 Feb. i6§f to 1631 ; B.A. 17 Oct.
1 63 1, Chapl. 1632, the letter of the Dean and Chapter dated 17 Nov.
1632 is transcribed in Prideaux' copy of the Statutes; res. 19 Mch
164^, having been adm. R. of Morchard Bishop, Devon 21 Mch 164^,
res. 1662 ; M.A. 3 July 1634; Eccl. Ant. iii. 51, Calamy ii. 52. See
cancelled entry of his election in 1631 in the Register.

John Hake will or Hackwell (s. George, R. of Ex. Coll.), bap.
Barnstaple 12 May 1616; commoner 24 Ap. 1632 to 13 Oct. 1634,
M. 16 Nov. 1632 age 17 (with another John Hakewill, i son of John
of Exeter), B.A. 12 June 1634, Dev. 1634; M.A. 29 Ap. 1637, adm.
(with his brother William, Clark i. 237) to the Bodleian 30 Ap. 1635,
R. of Heanton Punchardon, bur. there 2 Mch 165A.

Samuel Hall (4 s. Bishop Joseph), bap. Waltham Abbey 28 Oct.
1614, M. 9 Dec. 1631 age 16, B.A. 22 Ap. 1634, Petr. 1634, vac.
1639 on m. Elizabeth d. of Thomas RoUe, of Lewknor, Oxon, she
was bur. Stoke Canon 19 Mch i68|; his i d. Elizabeth m. Stokein-
teignhead 21 Ap. 1664 Bampfylde Rodd; the y. d. Mary m. Stokein-
teignhead 27 Oct. 1664 (Sir) Thomas Walker, merchant, of Exeter.



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