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M.A. 19 Jan. 163^, R. of Petertavy, Devon 18 Oct. 1637, Subdean
of Exeter 22 Sept. 1641, removed from Petertavy 1645, R* ^^ Stoke-
inteignhead, Devon 1652, d. 15 Mch 167^ age 63, bur. Stoke Canon;
Athenae iii. 31 ; Walker ii. 27".

Thomas Fortescue (3 s. of John, of Fallapit in E. Allington, by



I04 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1635

Sara d. of Sir Edmund Prideaux), bap. 7 July 1615, M. 9 Sep. 1634,
Dev. 1634; expelled 1648 by the Visitors; B.A, 6 July 1637, U.A.
18 Ap. 1640. Fortescue Family ii. 27, 40, Visit. Devon 365, Wood's
Life iii. 425.

Richard Prideaux (s. George, pleb., of Sutcombe), b. Devon, M.
2 Dec. 1 63 1 age 18, B.A. 9 June 1635, Petr. 1635, res. 9 Dec. 1643;
M.A. 7 Ap. 1638; V. of Easton Neston, Northants 1643, sequestered
to R. of Greens Norton, Northants 1645 by the Westminster Assembly ;
lived at Newcastle on Tyne, d. 1663 ; Maclean ii. 225.

Richard Newte (3 s. Henry, of Tiverton), bap. 24 Feb. i6i§, poor
scholar 22 Mch i6f|- to 3 July 1635, M. 3 Feb. 163!^ age 18, B.A.
25 June 1633, Dev. 1635, res. 1642 ; M.A. 5 May 1636 ; R. of Clare
and Tidcomb portions at Tiverton 27 Oct. 1641, had licence from the
King 10 Feb. 1644 to remain abroad 3 years, N. and Gleanings v. 87;
R. of Heanton Punchardon 1656, chaplain to Charles II; d. 10 Aug.
1678; Athenae iv. 485; Prince 609; Harding's Tiverton iii. 108,
iv. 41, 44; Hist. Comm. vii. 107, Drake 6.

Degory Polwhele (spells himself Polewheile; 4 s. Thomas, of
S. Erme, by Dionis d. of Judge John Glanville of Tavislock),
commoner 24 June 1634 to 30 July 1635, M. 9 Sep. 1634 age 17,
Corn. 1635; I^-A. 30 Oct. 1638, M.A. 25 June 1641, had leave to
take M.B. 24 Jan. 164I, admitted to practise i Feb. 164I, expelled
1648, about 1650 practised physic in Cornwall, M.D. 7 Aug. 1660;
the Chancellor's letter for Pohvhele's M.D. mentioned his services at
Pendennis &c., and that he followed the King to Holland ; restored to
his Fellowship 1660, vac. by m. Margaret 1663; will 25 Sep. 1672,
proved 17 Feb. 1673 ; Wood's Fasti ii. 234, Gutch ii. 352, Burrows
500, Bibl. Corn. 506, Visit. Corn. 377.

John Poindexter (so he spells his name ; 2 s. Edward, by Pauline
Ahier), b. S. Saviour's, Jersey Ap. 1609, .? B.A. Pemb., Camb. i6§§,
M.A. 1633; G. C. Ex. Coll., as M.A., 9 Oct. 1635 to 3 Nov. 1636,
Jer. 4 Dec. 1635, ^dm. 4 Aug. 1636, expelled 1648, in Secretary
of State's Office under Lord Digby, Lieut. Bailly of Jersey 1669-76,
m. 1659 Anne d. and coh. of Laurence Hamptonne, viscount of
Jersey, d. 2 Sep. 1691 age 83, monu. S. Saviour's; Wood's Life
i. 440; Falle's book on Jersey was based on Poindexter's materials.
Poindexter's own book Caesarea was not publ. till 1889 (see Falle's
Jersey cd. Durell 1837 p. 280). Poindexter wrote two law treatises
still in use, Commcniaircs siir ks lots de Jersey, and Commcntaires sur
la Coslumc rcformc'e de Normandie.



i642] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 105

Edward Hall (6 s. Bishop Joseph), bap. Wallham Abbey 23 July
1620, M. 13 May 1635 age 14 (with his brother John age 16), B.A.
9 Nov. 1637, Petr. 1638; I\LA. 11 June 1640, d. 24 Dec. 1642, bur.
Norwich Cathedral; Athens iii. 31.

William Jesse (s. Richard, pleb., of Exeter), poor scholar 9 Oct.
1632 to 4 July 1639, M. 21 June 1633 age 17, ' pensionarius Acland-
ianus,' B.A. 25 June 1636, INLA. 13 June 1639; Petr. 1639, res.
30 June 1642; V. of Torbrian 1663, and of Broad Hempston, both
in Devon, canon of Exeter 1675, d. before 1680, D. K. Rec. 46
p. 104.

Erisey Porter (4 s. Richard, of Trematon in S. Stephen's by
Saltash), bap. S. Stephen's 5 Jan. 16 if, poor scholar 6 Oct. 1635 to
3 July 1639, M. II Dec. 1635, B.A. 26 Ap. 1639, Corn. 1639, expelled
1648; M.A. 7 Mch 164I; R. of Butterleigh, Devon 17 Dec. 1644 ; C. S.
Gilbert's Cornwall ii. 241 ; Visit. Corn. 385, 641 ; Burrows 500.

Pollard Northcote (8 s. John, of Yewton, Crediton), bap. Newton
S. Cyres 15 Sep. 1618, commoner 9 Ap. 1638 to 3 July 1639
(payment by Ames Northcote M.A.), M. 9 Mch. 163I age 16, Petr.
1639, d. Hayne in Newton 1641.

Matthias Prideaux (2 s. Rector Prideaux), b. Oxford, Aug. 1622,
M. 3 July 1640 age 15, el. 30 June 1641 ; B.A. 2 Nov. 1644, M.A,
3 Dec. 1645, in the chancellor's letter to convocation, to have his
exercises remitted, he is styled Captaine Mathias Pridiaux of Ex.
College; d. London 1646 of small pox; Prince 660; Athenae iii. 199.
His Easy and compendious Introduction for reading Histories was
pubHshed 1648 by his father.

Antony Clifford (3 s. Simon, of Westminster), b. Wilts, M. Glouc.
H. 27 June 1634 age 18; B.A. 24 Oct. 1637, M.A. 25 June 1640,
Sar. 1641, delegate of the Parliamentary Visitors 1647, B.D. 2 Feb.
165I, R. of South Moreton, Berks 1659; vac. 1662 by having taken
the R. of Newton Ferrers, Devon 1661 ; R. of Aveton Giflford 1674 ;
d. 1685; State Papers 1660 p. 135, 507, Burrows 141, 339, 499,
Visit. Devon 195 ; Visit. Wilts 66 ; Robinson i. 24.

Richard Parr (s. Richard, W. Antiq. ix. no. Barker's Parna/za
i. 187, of Devon and Ireland, perhaps d. 1643, Bishop of Man),
b. Fermoy 1617, M. 6 Nov. 1635 age 18, adm. Chapl. 7. Ap. 1642,
res. 1649; B.A. 13 June 1639, M.A. 23 Ap. 1642; D.D. ; chaplain
and biographer (1686) of Archbishop Usher, who lived some time in
Exeter College, he was with Usher the last 1 3 years of his life ;
canon of Armagh (refused the deanery of Armagh, and an Irish



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bishopric), V. of Reigate 1647, patron Sir Roger James; V. of
Camberwell 18 Dec. 1653, R. of Bermondsey 1654; lie. 10 Ap. 1649
to m. Elizabeth d. of Sir Roger James and relict of Henry Royse of
Reigate, bur. 13 Nov. 1688; he d. Camberwell 2 Nov. 1691;
Evelyn's Diary Feb. 1672, 20 Feb. and 2 Oct. 1681, 18 Ap. 1686;
Wood's Life i. 76, 77; Athenge iii. 344, iv. 341, 808; Cotton's Fasti
Hibern. iii. 57 ; Blanch's Parish of Camberwell 1875 p. 279 and
index; Hist. Comm. vi. 157, State Papers July 1660 p. 148, 'The
Judges Charge, at S. Mary Overies in Southwark Martii 22, 1658, by
Rich. Parr M.A., Pastor of Camerwel.'

John Mauduit or Maudit (s. Isaac, of Exeter ; N. and Gleanings
iv. 79), poor scholar 8 Oct. 1635 to 14 July 1642, M. 30 Oct. 1635
age 15, Dev. 1642, vac. 1652; B.A. 12 Oct. 1639, M.A. 6 July 1642;
Chaplain in Parliamentary army; Proctor 1649, Wood's Life i. 155 ;
preached before Cromwell at S. Mary's Oxford 20 May 1649, Burrows
500, Ffoulkes' 6". Marys 286 ; made student of Ch. Ch. 1650, by the
Pari. Visitors; left his benefice in Devon 1662 and Penshurst in Kent
(Dr. Hammond's living) for nonconformity, d. 6 Mch 1674 at Ottery;
published 'Sermons' 1649; Wood's Fasti ii. 9; Calamy ii. 2; Walker
ii. 116; Gutch iii. App. 135; Bodl. Cat. v. Maudit J.; Misc. Gen.
1881 p. 22.

Francis Soorten (s. Elisha, of N. Buckland), ed. Plymouth Free
Sch., poor scholar 14 Aug. 1637 to 14 July 1642, M. 12 May 1637
age 15, B.A. 13 May 1641, Petr. 1642, M.A. 24 Feb. 164!; vac. by
becoming R. of Honiton 1648, vac. for noncomformity 1662, d.
8 Aug. 1689, Calamy ii. 41, and Co7itinuation 275; m. Amy, aunt
of Sir William Courtenay, who was patron of Honiion ; Eccl.
Ant. ii. 79.

John Martin (s. John, of Cockington, Devon), commoner 23 Feb.
163I to 17 July 1640, again 30 May 1642 to 11 Nov. 1647 as
bachelor and battellar; M. 9 Mch. 163I age 18, B.A. Magd. H.
18 Nov. 1 64 1, at Lincoln's Inn 1641, Sar. 1642, delegate of Pari.
Visitors 1647, M.A. 14 Ap. 1648; res. 1657, Gutch ii. 553; one of
the name was V. of Compton Chamberlaine, Wilts 1645 > Phillipps ii.
22, and see 32, 35; Athenoe iv. 388. Burrows 102, 207, 500.

John Bidgood (s. Humphry), b. Exeter 13 Mch 162I, Petr. 1642,
expelled 1648, restored 1660, res. 1662 ; M.A. 24 Mch 164!^, ^•^'
24 Jan. 164^, adm. to practise i Feb. 164JI, M.D. of Padua, incorp.
Ex. Coll. 20 Sep. 1660, hon. Fellow of College of Physicians 1664,
Fellow 1686, d, Exeter 13 Jan. 169^, bur. in the Cathedral; Wood's



i643] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 107

Fasti ii. 105, 226 ; Wood's Life ii. 186, iii. 353, 375; Gutch ii. 553,
594 ; Polvvhcle's Devonshire ii. 21, 41 ; Nat, Biog. ; he left his money
to a distant relative, having disinherited his natural son, J. Sommers
of Trinity.

George Hakewill (Fellow 1596), el. Rector 23 Aug. and adm.
19 Nov. 1642 in place of Prideaux, though the King had recommended
George Kendal by a letter dated York 25 June 1642; on the breaking
out of the Civil War he retired to his R. of Heanton Punchardon,
Devon (given him 161 5 by Sir Robert Basset of Pleanton Court),
where he died 2 Ap. 1649 ; his picture is in Ex. Coll. Hall, and there is
an engraving of it. His monu. was so much broken that the College
put up a marble slab on the wall of the Chancel at Heanton 1891,
with his arms and motto {Cor meum ad Te domine), and a copy of the
inscription on his tomb (plate of it in W. Antiq. Mch 1 891, contributed
by Rev. J. Ingle Dredge).

Arthur Bury or Bery (they called him blackberry because he was
a little black man; Wood's Life ii. 195; s. John, V. of Heavitree,
N. and Gleanings iv. 65), battellar 30 Mch 1639 to 11 Nov. 1647,
M. 5 Ap. 1639 age 15, B.A. 29 Nov. 1642, Petr. 1643, full Fellow
6 May 1645, ejected 1648, when he went to Devon and married [he
m. (2) 1669 Mary Southcott of Exeter, widow of William Guise late fellow
of All Souls] ; R. of Duloe, Cornwall 1648, of Packington, Som. 1649 ;
restored 1662; M.A. 7 June 1645, B. and D.D. 27 June 1666; el. Rector
27 May 1666 in place of Maynard, he was 'a presbyterian, double-
married,' says Wood, Life ii. 78; expelled 26 July 1690 by Bishop
Trelawney the Visitor. He gave over £700 for College buildings,
especially for an addition to the Rector's lodgings. He was V. of one
third of Bampton, Oxon 28 June 1671, res. 1707; preb. of Exeter
166^-66, Chaplain to the King ; his book The Naked Gospel, part i. Of
Faith, was publ. 40, 1 690 ; d. at his house in South Petherton, Som.
3 May, and bur. 6 May 1713 (Postboy of 16 May cited in Atterbury's
Misc. Works i. 479) ; W. Antiq. vi. 180, 224 ; Ayliffe ii. 83, 85, 86, 88 ;
Burrows 13; Wood's Life i. 41, ii. 488, 491, iii. 68, 328, 330, 332,
334, 425 (20 June 1693), 337-41, 345, 352, 360, 364, 435, 452,
474, 479, Athense i. 4, iii. 377, iv. 482 ; Prince 152-4; Catalogue of
Wood's MSS. No. 79; Gutch ii. 553, iii. 108, no, and App. 247;
Bibl. Corn. v. Trelawny (Bishop Jonathan) 772-3; Philos. Trans.
8 Mch 1708 (vol. 26); Hearne's Diary 17 Aug. 1689, 20 Feb. 1706,
21 Ap., 8 May, 3 Nov., and p. 376; Gough's British Topography ii.
147; Hist. Comm. v. 376, 380, xii. 7, 194 (the Terrce Filii 1684);



io8 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1644

N. and Q. Dec. 1869 p. 552; Eccl. Ant. ii. 149; Nat. Biog. His
son Arthur, of King's Coll. Camb., M.B. 1696, M.D. 1718 (Potes'
Registrum Regale 1847), physician at Exeter, bur. S. Mary Major
6 May 1725, presented Communion plate to South Petherton.

Barnard Gealard or Gailard, poor scholar 25 INIay 1638 to 17 July
1648, M. 2 Nov. 1638 age 15, B.A. 27 Ap. 1642, Corn. 1644, vac.
1648; M.A. 21 Jan. 1644; R. of Bridford 14 June 1661, of Poltimore
22 Ap. 1663, canon of Exeter 167 1, Sub-dean 1675, d. Poltimore
20 Nov. 1693; Oliver's Bishops 296, Eccl. Ant. ii. 131, iii. 79,
Burrows 500.

William Standard (s. John, Fellow 1600, of Whitehill, Oxon),
battellar 9 Dec. 1641 to 11 Nov. 1642, M. 16 Dec. 1641 age 15,
Petr. 1644; B.A. 12 July 1647, M.A. 28 May 1650 (incorp. Camb.
1653), B.D. 15 Dec. 1660, vac. by m. 1665 in Devon; el. Prcelector
liPgucE HebrakcB i July 1650; Burrows 60.

Nathanael Haydon (s. John, pleb., of Crediton), poor scholar
16 Aug. 1637 to 14 Jan. 164^, M. 13 Oct. 1637 age 17, B.A. 25 June
1641, Dev. 1645, vac. 1647; R. of Alwington near Bideford 1655,
d. 3 June 1668; Lysons' Devon cxcix ; Polwhele's Devon iii. 423,
Charities of Devon ii. 291.

John Sweete (s. Andrew, .? Adrian), b. Modbury, Devon, M.
24 May 1639 age 15, Scholar of Corpus 26 Nov. 1641 age 18; B.A,
II Feb. 164!, M.A. 13 Oct. 1646; Petr. 1647; ?R. of Ilchester
1690, and bur. 17 Aug. 17 13; a John Swete was C. of Bradninch,
Devon 1663 ; a John Swete, V. of S. Keverne, Cornwall, d. 1695.

John Bury or Bery (s. John, of Bury), b. 1624; M. 17 May 1639
age 16; B.A. 1 Feb. 164I, at Middle Temple 1646, Dev. 1647,
expelled 1648; Walker ii. 116; Harding's Tiverton iv. 88; Gutch ii.
595 ; another John Bury occurs in Wood's Fasti ii. 70 ; see Foster i.
116 no. 30, and 219 no. 30.

Thirteen Fellows were put in by the Visitors in 1648, who made
Clifford sub-rector, Martin bursar, and Hancock dean. There were
13 vacancies, 10 of them owing to royalist Fellows being expelled,
viz.: Cornish, Polwhele, Porter, Squire (vac. 1647); Devoti, Tozer,
John Conant (res. 1647), Fortescue, Procter, Kendall (vac. 1647);
Peirean, Soorten, Bidgood, Bury, Sweete ; Jersey, Poindexter. Sub-
scription to the oath of allegiance ceased, and the succession is
continued wholly from the Register till 24 Aug. 1662, the day fixed
for nonconformists quitting their fellowships; Gutch ii. 583, 597.

Robert Hancock (s. Robert, of S. Germans'), battellar 20 Nov.



1648 I REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 109

1640 to 17 Aug. 1642, M. 27 Nov. 1640 age 17, ALA. 14 Ap. 1648
(incorp. Camb. 1653), appointed Corn. Fellow and Dean 5 July 1648,
vac. 1657 ; pres. by the University to S. Martin's by Looe 8 Mch
i65f ; D. K. Rec. 46 p. 60; Wood's Life i. 157, 163; Gutch ii. 553,
596, 632, Burrows 500,

Edward Searle, battellar 18 Mch i6|^, B.A. 21 Nov. 1643,
appointed Petr. Fellow and Moderator in the Chapel 24 Ap. 1648
M.A. 6 July 1648, Delegate of Visitors 1649, ^'^c by marriage 16-^^- ;
Burrows 501.

Francis Howell (s. Thomas, pleb., of Gwinear), M. 24 July 1642
age 17, cr. M.A. 14 Ap. 1648, appointed Corn. Fellow and Greek
Reader 10 Aug. 1648, Proctor 1652, Whyte Professor of Moral
Philosophy 25 Mch 1654: one of the Visitors of the University in
1655 (with Dr. Conant); res. his fellowship 1658, Principal of Jesus
College 24 Oct. 1657-1660, Cassan's Bishops of Salisbury iii. 59;
d. an Independent at Bethnal Green, Middlesex 10 Mch 1679, bur.
in Bunhill Fields. He is said to have come to London after the
Restoration as assistant to Mr. John Collins, minister of the church
founded by Dr. Thomas Goodwin ; but d. before him : Wood's Fasti
ii. Ill, 186; Athense iv. 99, 248; J. B. Marsh's Memorials of the
City Temple 272-3; Nat. Biog. For a previous Dr. Howell at Jesus
see Wordsworth 284.

Thomas Masters, B.A. Magd. H. 15 Ap. 1648, Dev. 11 Oct.
1648, vac. 165^; M.A. 29 Jan. 165^; ? R. of Congerston, Leics.
1661, Hist. Comm. vii. 107; Burrows 502.

Abraham Batten, B.A. New Inn H. 4 July 1648; dev. 11 Oct.
1648; M.A. 22 Ap. 1651 ; Burrows 381, 425. 'There ought to be
4 Cornish fellows, but Mr. Battin was put into one of their places,
hence a Cornish fellow was elected 30 June 1657 instead of for
Battin's county.'

Samuel Conant (s. John, Fellow 161 1), adm. Emmanuel, Camb.
15 Jan. i64f ; dev. 20 July 1648, ejected 1662 ; B.A. 26 May 1649,
M.A. 29 Ap. 1652, B.D., Proctor 1657, Cassan's Bishops of Salisbury
iii. 149; presented by the University to the R. of Brown Candover,
Hants 1658; chaplain to Dr. Reynolds bishop of Norwich, R. of
Felthorpe, Norfolk 1662-5, of Lytchet Matravers 1662, of Child
Ockford 1673, both in Dorset, of Holy Trinity, Dorchester 1704 or
1705, res. 1706, d. Lytchet Matravers 18 Nov. 17 19 in his 92 year;
Wood's Life ii. 508, iii. 477, Athense iv. 397; Hutchins iii. 333-4,
iv. 84. He was elected Rector 1695 by the five Seniors expelled for



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adhering to Dr. Bury, but never got possession. He left some books
to the College. For books of his at Wimborne see The Library i. 413.

Peter Fiott, M. New Inn H. 13 Feb. 164^; Jer. 24 Ap. 1648;
B.A. 31 May 1649, M.B. 9 July 1652, M.D. 18 June 1657, removed
1660 for not proceeding M.A., .? living as a doctor in London 1669;
Evelyn's Diary 10 July 1654; Gutch ii. 575, Burrows 502, 568;
Hist. Comm. vi. 150, vii. 9, 17 Feb. 164;^ payment of £100 to
Mrs. Mary Fiott (Lords' Journals x. 47).

Edmund Davy or Davis (2 s. Robert Davie of Canonteign in
Christow, Devon), commoner 13 Mch 164^ to 23 Jan. i64^ (Davies),
M. 9 Ap. 1647 age 16, Petr. 10 Aug. 1648, res. 1664; B.A. 15 June
1650 (as Edward Davys), M.A. 25 Ap. 1653; M.B. and D. 28 June
1665, Physician at Exeter 1667-93, d. there 22 Jan. 169I, bur. in
Lady Chapel of Cathedral; Prince 281-84 j Visit. Devon 269, N. and
Gleanings 106, Burrows 502.

Lewis Bradford (s. John, pleb., of Harford, Devon), poor scholar
4 Feb. 1645 to 23 Jan. 165^, M. 9 Ap. 1647 age 19, Petr. 10 Aug.
1648, vac. 1657 ; B.A. 31 May 1649, M.A. 29 Ap. 1652, presented
by the University to R. of Goodleigh, Devon 23 Ap. 1655, in place of
Thomas Downe, res., under 3 James I c. 5 ; Burrows 501.

John Sladd or Slade (s. Bennett, of Filleigh, Devon), b. Devon,
battellar 25 May 1647 to 7 Jan. 16^^, M. 9 Ap. 1647 age 17 ; Dev.
II Oct. 1648, res. 23 Sep. 1657; B.A. 15 June 1650, M.A. 25 Ap.
1653 ; presented by the University to R. of Ockham, Surrey 8 Feb.
165A, Manning and Bray's Surrey, Foster iv. 1363 ; ? R. of Burgh-
clere, Hants 1656 ; Burrows 502.

William Chudley or Chidley (y. s. Sir George, of Ashton, Devon),
commoner 25 May 1647 to 23 Oct. 1649 (Chudleigh), M. 21 May 1647
age 19, petr. 10 Aug. 1648, vac. 1656, Burrows 501; B.A. 12 Feb.
16^, M.A. 24 June 1652, Visit. Devon 190, Lysons' Devon cxxiii,
Hist. Comm. vii. 105.

Jonathan Wills (i s. John, V. of Morval, Cornwall, see 1584);
M. 13 Feb. 164^ as Willis; Corn. 10 Aug. 1648, when not yet B.A. ;
vac. by m. St. Tudy 11 Mch 1651^ Amye 6 d. of Humphry Nicoll of
Penvose ; R. of S. Mabyn 1652-55, of Lanteglos cum Advent 1655,
ejected 1662 ; living at S. Mabyn 1665, Report of Bishop Ward to
Archbishop Sheldon in Lambeth Library, Tenison MSS. 639 fol.
304, 411 ; d. Helland 1691, bur. S. Mabyn 11 Sep. 1691 ; Maclean
ii. 305; Visit. Corn. 559 : Calamy i. 354; Bibl. Corn. 8S9, Burrows 502.

William Oliver, b. 27 Nov. 1627, ballellar 3 Dec. 1648 to 22 Ap.



1652] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. iii

1650, M. 3 Dec. 1648, petr. 1648, adm. Chaplain by order of Visitors
17 Jan. 165^, res. Oct. 1653; cr. M.A. 23 Nov. 1655, 'formerly of
this and of the other University, now a minister of the Gospel in the
remoter parts of this nation ' ; R. of Launceston and Master of Grammar
School, ejected 1662, ?m. Launceston 3 Feb. 164I Alice Middleton ;
d. there 6 July 1681 (tablet in church) ; Calamy i. 354 (as John), Lake
iii. 67, Peter's Launcestoti 320, 330, W. Antiq. x. 169.

John Conant (Fellow 1632), el. Rector 7, and adm. 29, June 1649,
on Hakewill's death, by the new Fellows with consent of the Visitors,
Burrows xliv, Ixxv, 218, 242, 246, 251, 274, 318, 340, 356, 400, 418,
426, 499; Vice-Chancellor 9 Oct. 1657 to Aug. i66o; D. K. Rec.
46 p. 40, Presbyterian commissioner at Savoy Conference, Bull's
Life II ; expelled for nonconformity 24 Aug. and his place declared
vacant i Sep. 1662 ; he afterwards conformed; V. of S. Mary, Alder-
manbury, London 1670; V. of All Saints, Northampton 15 Feb. 167^,
Archdeacon of Norwich 8 June 1676 in place of his wife's uncle,
John Reynolds; Preb. of Worcester 3 Dec. 1681; m. Aug. 1651
Elizabeth y. d. of Edward Reynolds afterwards Bishop of Norwich,
who survived him and by whom he had 6 sons and 6 daughters ; in
Convocation 1690, Vox Cleri 62 ; d. 12 Mch 169! i^ ^^^ 86 year,
blind with age ; monu. at All Saints, Northampton ; six volumes of
his sermons were published; there are thirty MS. volumes of his
sermons in the Bodleian, Addit. MSS. ; Wood's Life ii. 348, 557, iii.
21, 49, 154, 225, Gutch ii. 645, 652, 662, 673, 696, iii. 108; State
Papers 28 Feb. 1654; Lysons' Devon 446; Burrows' All Souls 211.
The College possesses a common-place book with ' Conant ' written
on it. He disgusted Wood by not letting him see the University
Registers. For notices of his family see Hist, of Kidlington (O. H.
Soc.) index; for their arms 78, 79, 148. His i son John wrote his
father's life.

Richard Harte or Heart, poor scholar 30 Oct. 1649 to 6 Aug. 1653,
M. 12 Nov. 1650 ; Dev. 1652, vac. 1655 ; B.A. 22 June 1653.

Robert Collins, commoner 18 Sep. 1649 to 3 Aug. 1653, M. 21 Oct.
1650, Foster i. 309; Petr. 1652, transferred by the Visitors to the
Chaplain's place 22 July 1654 (the changes in the Chaplain's place at
this time are not very clear, see 1654, Burrows 393-4 two chaplains),
vac. 1655; B.A. 6 July 1553, M.A. 5 July 1655 ; for a Robert Collins
of Talaton, Devon, see Calamy ii. 74.

John Francis (s. Jehn, of Tiverton), poor scholar 28 Mch 1648 to
26 Aug. 1651, M. 13 Feb. 164^, B.A. 23 Oct. 1651, Chapl. 1652,



112 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1652

res. 1655; M.A. Ch. Ch. 26 May 1654, ? V. of Daventry 1667, and

bur. there 3 Mch i68| ; Baker's Northants i. 328.

John Hopping, battellar 16 Sep. 165010 2 Sep. 1653, M. 12 Nov.

1650, Dev. 1652, B.A. 26 May 1654, M.A. 9 Ap. 1657 (a pastor);

after 1662 became pastor at Exeter and d. 4 Mch 1705; lie. 31 Dec.

1663 to m. Gertrude Ford widow, of S. Thomas', Exeter ; Calamy ii.

108, Burrows 381, 502.

Samuel Dell (? related to William Dell, Nat. Biog. xiv. 324), poor

Scholar 18 Sep. 1649 to 27 Dec. 1653, M. 12 Nov. 1650, Corn. 1652,

vac. 1656; B.A. 22 June 1653; R. of Exton, Som. 1658; Wood's

Fasti ii. no, Athenae index; Gutch ii. 657; Maclean i. 50, 53, Coll.

Corn. 201, Lake iv. 125, State Papers 1649 index.

Richard Inglett (?y. s. Giles, of Lamerton, and bap. Chudleigh

30 Aug. 1632 ; Visit, Devon 500), battellar 29 Ap, 1650 to 25 July 1653,

M. 12 Nov. 1650; Dev. 1652, expelled 1663 for nonconformity,

practised physic at Plymouth; B.A. 21 Jan. 165!, M.A. 20 June 1656,

extra lie. of Coll., of Phys. 1661 ; Calamy i. 228, Polwhele's Devon ii.

126-7, Burrows 381, 502.

John Saunders, b. Exeter, battellar 31 Oct. 1649 to 20 July 1652,
M. 12 Nov. 1650, dev. I Ap. 1652 by the Visitors in place of Wills
(Wills held a Cornish fellowship); B.A. 13 June 1653, M.A. 19 Ap.

1656 (as Richard); R. of Hampden, Bucks 1657, expelled 1662 and
d. within a year ; Calamy i. 303 ; Eccl. Ant. i. 141, ? R. of Loxbeare
6 Feb. 1661, deprived 1662.

Humphry Sainthill (s. Humphry, R. of Zeal Monachorum, Visit.
Devon 1663, Vivian's Marriage Licences 15 Dec. 1623, 15 Aug. 1625),
battellar 15 Oct. 165010 13 July 1653, M. 12 Nov. 1650, Petr. 1653,
expelled 1662; B.A. 28 June 1656, M.A. 11 June 1658; V. of
Buckfastleigh, Devon 1672 ; Eccl. Ant. ii. 17, 19; Trans. Devonshire
Assoc, xxi. 383.

Richard Crossing (? s. Philip, bap. S. Petrock's, Exeter 3 1 I\Iay
1632, Visit. Devon 255), battellar 8 Nov. 1649 to 5 Ap. 1654, M. 12
Nov. 1650, B.A. 13 June 1653, petr. 1654 in place of Oliver, 'qui
locus jam Capellani officio in perpetuum destinatus est,' vac. 1656 ;
M.A. 23 Ap. 1656; V. of Otterton, Devon 5 Dec. 1662, and (?) of
Kenton 1662 ; d. 5 Jan. 168^ ; Eccl. Ant. i. 135, Calamy ii, 265.

Richard Whitway, pleb. (? s. Rev. William, of Morebath, who m.
Agnes Lake, widow, of IMorebath, 4 ]\Iay 1631), b. Devon, battellar
(.? 19 Ap.) 1652 to 22 Aug. 1654, M. I June 1652, Petr. 1654, B.A.
9 Ap. 1657, M.A. 13 May 1659 ; when expelled 1662 he became



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chaplain to Sir John Maynard in Devon, but died of small-pox in
a few weeks; Calamy i. 228.

Thomas Lethbridge, battellar 13 INIch 165^ to 11 Aug. 1655
(payment to William Lethbridge), M. 13 Mch 165?, B.A. 12 Oct.
1654, Petr. 1655; M.A. 29 May 1657, B.D. 17 Dec. 1667 ; suspended
1690, restored 1695, d. i Sep. 1695, bur. 2 Sep. in the Chapel age 72,
admin, bond 14 Oct. 1695, Griffiths 39; Gutch iii. 120, Wood's Life
iii. 362, 385, 488.

John Spicer, pleb., M. Magd. H. 19 Nov. 1650, B.A. 8 Feb. 165I,
M.A. Wadham 28 June 1655; Chapl. 7 July 1655, d. 1655.

Thomas Brancker (s. Thomas, schoolmaster at Barnstaple), b.
Barnstaple Aug. 1636, battellar 8 Nov. 1652 to 19 July 1655, M.
27 Nov. 1652 age 17, B.A. 15 June 1655, Dev. 1655; M.A. 22 Ap.

1658, expelled 1662 ; V. of Whitegate, Cheshire, R. of Tilston 1668,
Master of the school at Macclesfield ; d. 26 Nov. 1676, bur. INIaccles-
field Church. He published the Doctrine of the Sphere 1662, and an
Introduction to Algebra 1668 ; Nat. Biog.

Edmund Fidoe, of Shelsley, Worcs., M. Wadham 14 Nov. 1650
servitor (as Edward), scholar 1651, B.A. 4 Feb. 165!, M.A. 22 June
1655 ; ChapL Ex. Coll. 12 Jan. i65f.

John Ford (? s. Charles, of Fordmore; if so, Roger Ford 1663
was his brother), commoner 17 June 1652 to 10 July 1655, M.

20 July 1652; B.A. 30 Jan. 165^; Dev. 1656; M.A. 29 June 1658,
res. July 1664; R. of Whitstone, Devon 10 Feb. i65|-, and V. of
Totnes 1664-71, d. 22 I\Ich. i67y; Eccl. Ant. ii. 31.

John Parker (.? s. James, of Trengoff in Warleggan), bap. there
1633, battellar 7 Aug. 1652 to 18 Jan. 165I, B.A. 28 Feb. i65|-,



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