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Travellers says that Maundrell, on his way to the East, stopped at
Frankfort, where Job Ludolphus pointed out to him some passages
in Scripture which might be elucidated by a visit to certain places in
the Holy Land. His travelling companion, Richard Chiswell (Nat.
Biog. X. 266), wrote Journals, which are in Brit. Mus. Addit. MSS.
10623. Reg. 27 Jan. 169^ 'venia concessa est M. Maundrell a
Societate Mercatorum in regionibus Turcicis negotiantium in capel-
lanum electo ut abesse possit a Collegio ad spatium quinquennii ' ;
see also 15 June 1700. Spence's Anecdotes 276. Maundrell pub-
lished a sermon on Eccl. vii. 16-17, preached before the hon.
company of merchants trading to the Levant Seas Dec. 15, 1695,
London 1696, 4°; J. B. Pearson's Chaplains to the Levant Compatty
1883 gives accounts of Barth. Chappell, H. Maundrel, Mathias Stiles.
His 'Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter a.d. 1697' was
publ. Oxford 1703, 80 ; at the end of the Travels are two letters to
Mr. Daniel Osborn, fellow of Ex. Coll., dated 10 Mch 169! ^^^
12 Ap. 1700. Addit. MS. Brit. Mus. 24107, a letter-book of Sir
Charles Hedges, judge of Admiralty Court 1694-1702, contains many
letters to his nephew ' IMaundrell of Aleppo ' ; Biog. Univ., Nat.
Biog.

John Crabb (s. Rev. William, of Childe Okeford, Dorset), battellar



124 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1687

27 Mch 1682 to 8 July 1687, M. 7 Ap. 1682 age 16, B.A. 15 Oct.
1685, Petr. 1687, vac. 1694 ; M.A. 19 June 1688 ; Sub-librarian of
Bodleian, Hearne's Life p. 14, IMacray's Bodleian Library 131,
Wordsworth p. 5, Letters from Bodleian 1813 i. 174; chaplain to
E. Fowler Bishop of Gloucester ; C. of Breamore near Salisbury for
38 years, R. of Tarrant Hinton 1712-48, V. of Tarrant Monkton
1705-49, bur. 24 Mch 174^; his monu. at Breamore says ' auctor
Georgianae et aliorum carminum celebrium latine et anglice ' ; he
married four times; lie. 31 Oct. 1693 to m. Dorothy Waller, of
Beaconsfield, Bucks, spinster, age 27, at Wexham, Bucks (Harl. Soc.
24 p. 209); his wife Grace was bur. 25 Oct. 1744, age 53; his
widow Elizabeth 13 Mch 1777 age 67; the arms above the monu-
ment are Gules a Chevron Or between in chief two fleurs de lis, and
in base a crab of the second. Crest a demi-lion rampant Or;
Hutchins i. 274, 318, iii. 576.

Thomas Vivian (s. John), b. S. Issey, poor scholar 20 IMch i68|
to 20 Dec. 1686, then battellar to 6 July 1688, M. 23 Mch 168^
age 17, B.A. 26 Oct. 1686, Corn. 1688, resigned at Dublin 23 May
1700; M.A. I June 1689.

Francis Webber (s. Nicolas, of Exeter), sojourner 3 Oct. 1685 to
6 July 1688, M. 17 Dec. 1685 age 17, Dev. 1688, vac. 1706 : B.A.
24 Nov. 1692, M.A. 9 July 1694; P. C. of Clyst Honiton, R. of
Stockley Pomeroy 1709, preb. of Exeter 3 May 1709, d. 1737.

Henry Levett (s. William, of Swindon, Coxe no. xxxiv), M.
Magd. H. (where a William Levett became Principal 1681, Bloxam
v, 278) 12 June 1686 age 18; demy of Magdalen 1686-7 '■> ^^^- 1688,
res. 26 Aug. 1700; B.A. 24 Nov. 1692, ]\LA. 7 July 1694, INLB.
4 June 1695, M.D. 22 Ap. 1699; physician to the Charterhouse, and
to S. Bartholomew's Hosp., London 1707; competed with Edward
Martyn for the Rhetoric prof in Gresham College 4 Dec. 1696;
d. Charterhouse 2 July 1725, bur. at foot of altar; his widow m.
Andrew Tooke, master at the Charterhouse and author of ' The
Pantheon'; Munk ii. 22, Wood's Life iii. 444, Gutch's Fasti 246,
Bloxam vi. 53, 197.

Thomas Kingston (s. Richard, of Elton, Hunts.), battellar 17 Mch
168A to 23 Ap. 1689, M. 12 Dec. 1684 age 18, B.A. 13 Dec. 1688,
Chapl. adm. 24 Ap. 1689; did not subscribe the oaths until some
time after he was full Fellow, being suspended by Bishop Trelawny,
and excommunicated 25 July 1690 for reading prayers in the Chapel
after his suspension, see Colmer's Vindication 16, An Account of Pro-



1692 j REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 125

ceedings &c. 5, 23; M.A. 14 May 1696, d. 1703; admin, bond
26 Nov. 1703, Griffiths 37.

Henry Northcote (2 s. Sir Arthur, of King's Nympton, by
Elizabeth i d. of Sir Francis Godolphin), bap. 31 Mch 1665,
sojourner 25 Feb. i68^ to 6 July 1689, M. 7 Mch 168^ 'of Hain in
Devon,' Dev. i68g, vac. 1704; succeeded to the Baronetcy on the
death of his brother Sir Francis in July 1709; B.A. 22 July 1693,
M.A. 13 Ap. 1695, M.B. 22 Ap. 1697, ALD. i July 1701 ; m.
Tawstock 18 July 1703 Penelope y. d. of Edward Lovett of
Liscombe in Soulbury, Bucks, and Corfe in Tawstock, by Joan, only
child of Jas. Hearde of Corfe; d. 5 Feb. i7fo^.

Henry Huthnance (s. Henry), b. Gwinear, battellar i July 1686 to
12 July 1689, M. 16 July 1686 age 19, Corn. 1689, vac. by m. June
1695; B.A. 8 July 1692, V. of Breage, Cornwall 1697.

John Snell (s. John), b. Exeter, sojourner 5 Ap. 1688 to 18 July

1690, M. 5 Ap. 1688 age 15, Dev. 1690 in place of Burrington (one
of iht five Cornish fellows); res. 1698; B.A. 22 July 1693, M.A. 16
Mch 1696, V. of Heavitree 1698, preb. of Exeter 1701, d. 4 Sep.
1728, bur. Heavitree 9 Sep.; Eccl. Ant. i. 49; Polwhele's Devon ii.
25, N. and Gleanings i. 175, 192, iv. 71.

John Vivian (s. Richard, R. of S. Ervan, d. 1708), b. S. Ervan,
battellar 16 Feb. i68f to 11 July 1690, M. 18 Feb. i68f age 15, Corn.
i6go in place of Colmer (unjustly expelled) ; removed the same
year by the Visitor; B.A. 22 July 1693; R. of Otterham 1707-8,
of S. Ervan 1709-12, V. of Colan 1712-14, of Manaccan 1714-16,
R. of Pitt portion at Tiverton 1716-34, d. 1734.

William Paynter (Fellow 1657), el. Rector 15 Aug. 1690, d. 18
Feb. i7i|.

John Cooke (s. Francis), b. Exeter, sojourner 7 Feb. i68|- to 23 Oct.

1691, M. 10 Feb. i68| age 15, Petr. 1691 (by the Fellows who were
not suspended) in place of Hearne, full Fellow 9 July 1692, but not
really adm. till 19 Feb. i6g^, Reg. p. 88; res. 3 Nov. 1705; B.A. 14
July 1694, M.A. 17 Ap. 1697, Proctor 1702, preb. of Exeter 1702, of
Winchester 17 12, ? Vicar of Bovey Tracey 15 Aug. 1704, res. 17 15, of
Harberton 17 10, R. of Chilbolton, Hants 17 15, of Bishop's Waltham
1717 ; d. 1744 ; Eccl. Ant. i. 87.

William Preston (s. Rev. William), b. Ashton near Exeter, battellar
17 Mch 1 684 to 2 July 1692, M. 16 Mch i68f age 16; B.A. 19 Nov.
1690, Dev. 1692 in place of Reade, removed 1695 with Martin and
Pinhay by Dr. Paynter as having been illegally elected by Dr. Bury



126 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1692

during the lawsuit and by Fellows then under suspension by the
Visitor; M.A. 7 July 1694, ? R. of Barwick, Som. 1703.

John Martin (s. John, of Sherborne), b. Sherborne, battellar 19 Mch
i6§^ to 2 July 1692, M. 9 Ap. 1690 age 17, Petr. 1692 in place of
Ratcliffe, removed 1695; B.A. 26 Mch 1696; instit. to V. of Long
Burton, Dorset, 5 Oct. 1696, R. of Lillington 1712, of Folke 1713-7,
bur. Folke 26 Sep. 1717 ; Hutchins iv. 135, 185, 199.

Joseph Pinhay (s. Richard of South Pool, Devon), b. Sherford,
Devon, poor scholar 28 Nov. 1689 to 7 July 1693, M. 10 Dec. 1689 age
19, Petr. 1693 in place of Archer, removed 1695; B.A. 21 June 1693.

Thomas Wise (s. John, pleb., of Dorchester, Oxon), b. Drayton near
Abingdon, poor scholar 8 Dec. 1687 to 18 July 1691, then battellar
15 Jan. 169^ to 7 Mch 169^, M. 16 Dec, 1687 age 16, B.A. 15 June
1691, Petr. 1694 in place of Martin (or Crabb, or Ratcliffe; Reg.
p. 88 ; el. in the same way as John Reade) ; M.A. 7 July 1694, B.D.
30 Oct. 1705, D.D. 10 July 1708; R. of S. Alphege with Northgate,
Canterbury 1709, and one of the six preachers of the Cathedral, V. of
Beakesbourne, Kent 1711, Chaplain to Princess of Wales 1721 and
to Duke of Ormond ; preb. of Lincoln 1720, d. 24 July 1726;
wrote 1706 an abridgment of Cudworth's 'True Intellectual System
of the Universe'; 171 1 The Christian Eucharist rightly stated, &c. ;
Hearne 12 Dec. 1705, 16 May 1708; Wood's Life iii. 471, Athenag
iv. 503.

Henry Ed^wards (s. Zachariah, pleb.), b. Oxford, poor scholar 11
Nov. 1689 to II July 1694 (his father signs), M. 10 Dec. 1689, B.A.
21 June 1693, el. 30 June 1694, M.A. 6 May 1696, vac. 13 July
1 703 by having taken R, of Wootton Fitzpaine, Devon 1 702 ; V. of
Chard, Som. 1706, canon of Wells 1709.

Edward Payne (s. Edward, by Jane i d. of Jean Mallet), M. Pemb.
8 Dec. 1 69 1 age 15 ' son of a poor man' ; Jer. 1694, res. on promo-
tion 1702 ; B.A. 17 July 1697; ? R. of S. Ouen, Jersey 1700.

John Reade (s. William, archdeacon of Barnstaple), b, Drews-
teignton, Devon, battellar 13 Dec. 1686 to 18 July 1691, M. 17 Dec.
1686 age 18, B.A. 21 June 1690, M.A. 26 May 1693, Dev. 1694 in
place of Preston (or W. Reade, Reg. p. 88), not adm. till 19 Feb.
J 69-5-, vac. 1704 ; V. of Barnstaple 1703 ; index to Bodl. MSS. vol. iv.

Daniel Osborn (s. Thomas), b. Stoke Gabriel, Devon, poor
scholar 16 June 1685 to 18 July 1690, then battellar i l\Iay 1693 to
Mch 169^, M. 18 July 1685, B.A. 30 Ap. 1689, M.A. 30 June 1693,
Petr. 1693 in place of Archer (or Pinhay, Reg. p. 89) : adm. 6 May



1698 J REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 127

1695, full Fellow 9 July 1695; B.D. 23 Ap. 1703, d. 12 May 1710 of
small pox, bur. in the Chapel the evening of the next day, admin,
bond 24 May, Griffiths 45 ; Gutch iii. 120, Hearne 12 May 17 10.

Robert Rous, Rector Bury's Devonshire Fellow (s. Robert), b. Exeter,
battellar 20 Jan. i6|^ to 22 Aug. 1692, M. 10 Ap. 1690 age 17,
B.A. Pemb. 18 Dec. 1693; Dev. 1695 in place of Colmer (Colmer's
Cornish fellowship was given to Rector Paynter, and Rous el. in
place of Rector Bury), vac. 17 15; M.A. 16 June 1696, B.D. 8 May
1707, R. of Offwell, near Honiton 17 13.

John Walker (s. Endymion, mayor of Exeter 1682), bap. S.
Kerian's, Exeter 21 Jan. i67f, battellar 11 Ap. 1692 to 4 July 1695,
M. 19 Mch 169I age 17, Petr. 1695, vac. 1700; B.A. 4 July 1698,
M.A. 13 Oct. 1699 (? incorp. Camb. 1702), D.D. by diploma 7 Dec.
1 7 14 for his book on the Sufferings of the Clergy in the Grand
Rebellion; R. of S. Mary Major in Exeter 22 Aug. 1698, vac. by d. of
Richard Carpenter; R. of Upton Pyne, Devon 17 Oct. 1720, vac. by
d. of James Gay, on pres. of Hugh Stafford of Pyne ; preb. of Exeter
1 7 14, bur. 20 June 1747 on N. side of Chancel at Upton Pyne; his
widow Martha (Brooking) was bur. 12 Sep. 1747 age 67 (m. in the
Cathedral 17 Nov. 1704); Hearne 7 June 17 14; Eccl. Ant. ii. 55;
Bibl. Corn. 845 ; W. Antiq. vii. 13; Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette
19 Feb. 1887.

Thomas Acland (3 s. Sir Hugh), b. Columb John in Broad Clyst,
M. Wadham 23 Nov, 1693 age 16, sojourner Ex. Coll. 9 Ap. to
7 July 1696, Dev. 1696, vac. 17 13, m. Sowton 12 Feb. 17 12 Catherine
Wilcocks ; B.A. 6 July 1699, M.A. 13 May 1702, preb. of Cutton in
Castro Exon. 1703, of Exeter 13 Aug. 17 13, R. of Nympton S. George
1 7 13 and V. of Brent 17 16, both in Devon, d. 11 Sep. 1735; C. S.
Gilbert i. 562, Visit. Devon 5.

Richard Vyvyan (i s. Charles, of Merthen in Constantine),
sojourner 5 June 1694 to 7 July 1696, M. 5 June and subscribed
7 July 1694 age 17, at Middle Temple 1694, B.A. i69|-. Corn. 1696,
vac. 24 Feb. 169^ by succeeding his uncle SirVyell in the Baronetcy;
m. S. Eval 9 Nov. 1697 Mary d. and h. of Francis Vyvyan of
Coswarth ; M.P. S. Michael, Cornwall 1700-2, Cornwall 1702-8,
17 1 2-13, imprisoned in the Tower for Jacobitism 1715, d. 12 Oct,
1724 ; Visit. Corn. 531 ; Bibl. Corn. 840.

Thomas Rennell (s. Thomas, pleb.), b. Chudleigh, Devon, battellar
21 Feb. 169! to 5 July 1698, M. 6 Ap. 1693 age 18, B.A. 15 Oct.
1696, Petr. 1698, vac. 1713 ; JM.A. 9 June 1699, B.D. 27 Jan. 171",



128 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1698

D.D. 9 Feb, 171X5 R- of Drewsteignton 171 1-53; tutor to Thomas
Rundle bishop of Derry ; published sermons 1705.

Edmund Granger (s. Rev. Thomas), b. Lamerion, battellar 26 i\Ich
1694 to 5 July 1698, M. 30 Mch 1694 age 17, B.A, 14 Oct. 1697,
Dev. 1698, vac. 17 10; ]\LA. 14 June 1700, V. of Bramford Speke
24 Aug. 1708, and R. of Cruwys IMorchard 1709, bur. there 21 Jan.

I738-.

William Mervin, senior (2 s. William, R. of Heanton Punchardon,
by Christiana Newte), bap. 6 June 1676, M. Ch. Ch. 30 June 1693
age 16, B.A. 30 Ap. 1697, Dev. 1698, vac. 1709 by taking the R. of
Tawstock, in succession to Oliver Naylor, to hold for Chichester
Wrey, a minor (see Bray's case 1731) ; M.A. i Feb. jf^^j m. Letitia
d. of Thomas Bouchier, Principal of Alban Hall, she d. 13 May 1730
age 43; R. of Heanton Punchardon 1719-29, d. 20 July 1744;
Lysons' Devon 262; Eccl. Ant. ii. 114, 120, Wood's Life ii. 253.

Thomas Paynter (s. Francis, of Boskenna in Burian), b. Boskenna,
battellar 23 Nov. 1696 to 2 July 1698, M. 12 Dec. 1696 age 16,
Corn. 1698, vac. 7 July 1 704 by not proceeding to B.A. (Reg. i May

1700, 27 Feb. 1705.); B.A. 9 Dec. 1708; V. of Gwinear 11 Oct.
1 71 1, bur. 26 May 1732.

William Williams (s. William ; Lake iii. 46), b. Bodinnick in
Lanteglos by Fov^'ey, sojourner 30 Sep. 1697 to 12 July 1700, M. 26
Nov. 1697 age 16, Corn. 1700, vac. 17 19; B.A. 16 July 1703 ; M.A.
16 Ap. 1706, Proctor 17 10 (Hearne 11 Ap. 171 1), INLB.and D. 18 Ap.
1 71 1, practised physic at E.xeter.

John Haviland (s. John, pleb.), of Bridgwater, M. Balliol 31 May
1698 age 16 ; battellar Ex. Coll. 5 Feb. to 12 July 1700 ; Petr. 1700,
vac. 1724; B.A. 16 July 1703, M.A. 16 Ap. 1706, B.D. 15 July 1716,
R. of Portland, Dorset 1717-25, of Wargrave, Oxon 17 19-21, V. of
South Petherwin, Cornwall 1722 (lessee of the great tithes 1720), R. of
Coryton 1723, of Lew Trenchard 1735, both in Devon; d. 1762,
Archcrologia i. 49 (1770).

Robert Shortridge or Shortrudge (s. Philip, of Thelbridge, Lysons'
Devon 496), b. Witheridge in Chulmleigh, Devon, battellar 3 June 1695
to 18 July 1701, M. 7 May 1695 age 17, B.A. 17 Jan. 169!, Petr.

1701, vac. 1719; I\LA. i4Feb. 170^, B.D. 10 July 1713, R. of Clanna-
borough near Credilon 1707, of Down S. IMary 1717, both in Devon;
Hearne 7 May i 710.

George Stubbes (s. John, R. of Little Hinton, Wilts), M. Univ.
Coll. 21 Mch 169^ age 15; sojourner Ex. Coll. 5 Ap. to 11 July



1704] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 129

1 701, Sar. 1701, vac. 1725 ; B.A. 20 July 1704, M.A. 29 Ap. 1707 ;
Chaplain to Paul Methuen ambassador in Spain, and allowed
commons and profits of fellowship during his absence by the King's
mandamus 7 Ap. 17 18 (but this not to be a precedent; Coryton
when abroad 1742-46 had no such allowance, nor anything more
than an absent Fellow, since his being in the King's service was only
an excuse for non-residence) ; also Chaplain to G. Dodington (after-
wards Lord Melcombe) at Madrid ; the Vice-Chancellor demanded
his sermon 1722 ^ constant search after truth for examination ; V. of
Wittenham 1722, R. of Pewsey, Berks 1724, chaplain to Duke of
Ormond 1724, to Frederick Prince of Wales 1734, R. of Tolleshunt
Knights 1734, of S. Lawrence Newland 1737, both in Essex; R. of
Tarrant Gunvile in Dorset, where he m. Susanna King 28 Oct. 1736;
Hearne ii. 386, Hutchins iii. 460-1, P. Stubbes' ^«a/£»»y of Abuses
ed. Furnivall 1882 part 2, p. xxx.

William Shadwell (s. William, pleb., of Salisbury), M. Hart H.
2 Ap. 1696 age 16, B.A. 18 Dec. 1699; Sar. 1701, vac. 1713 ; M.A.
23 June 1702.

Thomas le Breton (s. David, pleb., by Mary Dupin), M. Pembroke
22 Oct. 1695 age 15, B.A. 9 June 1699, M.A. 21 Ap. 1702; Jer.

1702, res. I July 1707; m. Mary d. of Raulin Robin; ancestor of
W. Corbet Le Breton; R. of S. Mary's, Jersey 1706-28, Dean of
Jersey 17 14, d. Oct. 1728.

John Baron (s. William), b. Egloskerry, Cornwall, battellar 15
Mch 169J to 4 Jan. 170I, M. 8 Mch 169I age 17, B.A. 14 Oct.
1701, Chapl., adm. 30 Dec. 1703, when in Deacon's Orders; vac.
1713; M.A. 23 June 1704; Coll. Corn. 53.

George Blake (s. Thomas, R. of Alwington, Devon), bap. there
29 June 1682, battellar 15 Mch ifff to 8 July 1704, M. 13 Mch
\\%l age 16, B.A. 21 Oct. 1703, Petr. 1704, vac. 17 15; M.A.
10 June 1706, R. of Alwington 1713-63, d. 29 May 1763 in 8ist
year, the 50th from his institution. There are monuments to father
and son.

Samuel Trelawney (s. John, of Plymouth), sojourner 25 Feb.
170I to 8 July 1704, M. 4 Mch 170J age 17 'of Ham, Devon,' Dev.
1704, vac. 1711 ; B.A. ii July 1707, M.A. 22 Ap. 17 10, M.B. 28 Ap.
171 1 ; Hearne 4 July 17 11.

George SaflBn (s. George), b. Exeter, sojourner 13 Mch 170^ to
8 July 1704, M. 23 Mch 170I age 18, Dev. 1704, d. 31 Aug. 1707,
bur. in the Chapel; Gutch iii. 120.



I30 REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. [1705

Richard Fincher (s. James, R. of Duloe, Cornwall, and previously
of Lanteglos by Fowey; Lake i. 304, iii. 46), sojourner i Mch {jt,^
to 13 July 1705, M. 28 Feb. iff§ age 18, B.A. 16 Nov. 1703, Corn.
I July 1705 (William Vivian had equal votes, but the Vice-Chancellor
chose Fincher), vac. 1707, m. Mary Carey niece of Thomas Rolle
V. of Veryan; M.A. 10 June 1706; V. of Veryan 24 Oct. 1706,
d. 1724; Chester's Westminster Reg. p. 19.

Gilbert Yarde (s. Gilbert), b. Exeter, battellar 14 June 1700 to
13 July 1706, M. 25 June 1700 age 17, at Middle Temple 1700,
B.A. 9 May 1704, Petr. 1706, vac. by m. 171 7 ; M.A. 20 Jan. 1702^,
R. of Bickleigh, Devon 1722-40; Westcote 601.

James Thorne (s. John), b. Southmolton, sojourner 10 INIch {Sf^
to 7 July 1707, M. 28 Feb. yf^^ age 19, at Inner Temple 1700,
B.A. 21 Feb. i7of, Dev. 1707, vac. 1727 ; M.A. 8 July 1707 ; R. of
Harnhill, Glouc. 17 15, of Eche or Hethe, Oxon 4 Oct. 1 723-1 725 ;
R. of S. Ive, Cornwall 1725-40, bur. 9 ]\Ich 1740; m. S. Ive 25 Feb.
1733 Mrs. Elizabeth Iliflfe; Coll. Corn. 987.

John Vyvyan (3 s. Charles), bap. Constantine 25 Feb. i68|-,
sojourner 24 Feb. i7of (as of Trelowarren) to 7 July 1707, M.
7 Mch 170^, Corn. 1707, vac. 1717 ; B.A. 8 July 17 10, M.A. 20 Ap.
1 7 13, presented by his brother Sir Richard to R. of Pitt Portion,
Tiverton 26 July 17 16, d. Dec. 1734.

William Mervin, junior (s. Rev. Jonas, of IMorthoe, Devon),
b. Barnstaple 1682, battellar 5 May 1701 to 8 July 1708, M, 10 May
1701 ; B.A. 7 Mch 170-*-, Dev. 1708, vac. 1719; M.A, 10 July 1708,
B.D. 4 July 1 719; R. of Beaworthy 28 Dec. 17 15, of Clare Portion,
Tiverton 13 May 1721 on the death of W. Mervin (R. 15 Feb. 167^
to 1 721), patron Samuel Burridge (Harding's Tiverton iv. 47), of
Atherington 1728, of Georgeham 1729, of Heanton Punchardon
1730-44, all in Devon, d. 17 Dec, 1759 (Dysons' Devon 62: see
Kingsbridge and Salcombe 1 89) ; m, Dorothy d. of Gawen Hayman
R. of South Pool near Kingsbridge.

Thomas Seale (s. Peter, by Mary de Carteret), M. Pembroke
2 Dec. 1706 age 16; Jer. 1708, res. 5 Sep. 1729; B.A. 14 July
1 71 1, M.A, 2 June 1715 ; R. of Broad Somerford, Wilts 1728-71, of
S, Clement's, Jersey 1734-46, d, 1771 ; m. Elizabeth Dumaresq.

Richard Harding (s. Richard, pleb., of Fremington), b. Combmartin
19 Sep. 1687, battellar i Ap. 1707 to 8 July 1709, M. 3 Ap. 1707,
Dev. 1709, vac. 1715; B.A. 9 July 1712, I\LA. i July 1715, R. of
Marwood, Devon 1714-82, d. May 1782 age 95.



1713] REGISTER OF EXETER COLLEGE. 131

Robert Rogers (s. Antony, pleb.), b. Henstridge, Som., battellar
7 Feb. 170^- to 14 July 17 10, M. 30 Oct. 1705 age 17, B.A. 23 June
1709, Petr. 1710, vac. 1718 by instit. to Abbas-Combe, Bath and
Wells 8 ]\Iay 1717; instit. to Rimpton 31 Oct. 1719, d. 1726 (Som.
Incumbents 2, 176); M.A. 28 May 1712, Proctor 17 18.

John Conybeare (s. John, V. of Pinhoe, Exeter 1 684-1 706),
b. Pinhoe 31 Jan. 169^, ed. Tiverton, battellar 23 Feb. 170^ to
10 June 1 7 10, M. 22 Mch 170I, Petr. 1710, el. Rector 6 Aug. 1730,
res. 29 Jan. i73f for the Deanery of Christ Church (patent dated
12 Jan.; Hearne 28 Jan. and 8 Mch i73~|, 2 Nov. 1734; Words-
worth 304, 437), Bishop of Bristol 14 Nov. 1750, d. 13 July 1755 ;
B.A. 9 July 1 7 13, M.A. 16 Ap. 1716, B.D. 11 July 1728, D.D.
24 Jan. i7f^, Proctor 1725, R. of S. Clement's, Oxford 1724-34;
his wife Jemima was bur. i Nov. 1747 (Misc. Gen. June 1885). In
1727 he wrote a Visitation Sermon on Subscription; in 1735 Calmntiy
refuted, an ansicer to the personal slander of Dr. Richard Newton;
two volumes of Sermons were published in 1757 after his death, and
4600 copies subscribed for, to make some provision for his family ;
his portrait is in the Coll. Hall ; Nat. Biog.

William Furneaux (s. William, pleb., and Mary), of Gerrington,
Devon, bap. Churston Ferrers 30 Ap. 1691, battellar 19 IMch 170I
to 10 July 1 7 10, M. 22 INIch 170 J age 16, Dev. 1710, B.A. 9 July
1713, M.A. 12 July 1716, M.B. and D. 5 July 1721, d. 1722.

Christopher Furneaux (is. Christopher, Fellow 1680, of Tor-
rington), b. Tavistock, battellar 28 Mch 1710 to 10 July 1712, M.
31 Mch 1 7 10 age 17, Dev. 1712, removed 2 July 1729 for contempt
of statutes; B.A. 9 July 1715, INI. A. 24 Ap. 1718, M.B. 8 July 1719,
bur, Liskeard 15 INIch. i7f^.

John Bere (s. Richard, of Hockworthy, Lysons' Devon cxxxiv,
273), b. Morebath near Tiverton, battellar 9 Ap. to 6 Aug. 1709,
12 Feb. to 18 July 1711, 25 Jan. 171!^ to 16 Jan. i7rf, 11 Feb. 171!
to 10 July 1717, M. 15 Ap. 1709 age 17, B.A. 25 Oct. 1712, Dev.
1713, took the oaths at Cullompton 16 Jan. 17 if, res. June 1733;
M.A. 6 July 1 7 15, R. of Puddington, Devon 17 19, d. 1783.

John Warren (s. John, of Plymouth), b. Plymouth, M. 18 Dec.
1710 age 18, at Middle Temple 1710, Petr. 1713, res. June 1733:
Maynard Hebrew Reader for one year from Mich. 1732 (N. and
Gleanings iii. 56) ; B.A. 4 July 17 16, M.A. i July 1718, R. of Eche
or Hethe, Oxon 8 Oct. 1725 to 1732, but curate of Eche to 1756,
m. 21 Dec. 1727 Grace Ward of Eche; pres. by the College to R. of

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Baverstock, Wilts 1732, d. 1774; Phillipps ii. 64, 87; Rawlinson
MSS. Class C no. 167.

James Marchant (s. Thomas, pleb., of Tisbury, Wilts), M. Hart
H. 14 July 1708 age 18, B.A, 3 May 1712 ; Sar. 1713, M.A. i July
1715, vac. 1721.

Thomas Snell (s. Rev, Thomas, of Bampton, Oxon), at Winchester
1704, M. 3 July 1708 age 18, adm. full Chapl. Fellow 21 June 1715,
res. 9 Feb. i^ji^', B.A. 7 May 1712, M.A. 28 June 1715, V. of
Bampton 11 Feb. i7if by res. of his father Thomas; d. 1758; Giles'
Bampton xlii, 45, 59.

Nicholas Hickes (s. Nicholas, R. of Cheriton Fitzpayn), battellar
12 Ap. 1706 to 22 Jan. 1 7 if, M. 30 Ap. 1706 age 17, B.A. 17 Feb.
i7^§, M.A. 25 Oct. 1 71 2, Dev. 1715, vac. by m. 1720; R. of
S. Mary Arches, Exeter 1722, V. of Menheniot 1724, d. in the
Vicarage House 1740 ' suapte manu jugulo seu gutture praeciso.'

Richard Fowell (2 s. William), b. North Huish, Devon 5 Oct.
1695, M. I Ap. 1712, Petr. 1715, res. 21 May 1724, m. Anne d. of
Jas. Harris of Salisbury, she d. 8 July 1768; B.A. 8 July 1718,
R. of Hilperton, Wilts 1723-50, V, of Corsham 1727-50, R. of
Ermington, Devon 1747-50, d. Corsham 1750; Visit. Devon 371,
IMisc. Gen. N. S. iv. 332.

Peter Sweet (s. Peter, pleb., of Crediton), b. Torrington, battellar
21 Mch 171I to 8 July 1715, M. 26 Mch 1713 age 19, Dev.
1715, B.A. 16 Mch 171I, d. 1719, bur. in the Chapel; Gutch
iii. 120.

Note. — The Succession Act of i George I ordered Fellows to take the oaths of
allegiance and abjuration, and certificates of their doing so are in the College
Register. Seale took them at the Cour Royale of Jersey 3 Nov., Williams before
the Court of King's Bench 17 Nov., Warren at Plymouth 5 Dec, W. Mervin R. of
Beaworthy at Pilton in Devon 28 Dec. ; at the Sessions at Oxford, Verman Thome
and Hickes 16 Dec, Sweet 19 Dec, Haviland 24 Dec, Christopher Fumeaux 28
Dec, Hutchins and Adams 31 Dec, Rogers 11 Jan., Conybeare and W. Fumeaux
12 Jan., Fowell 16 Jan., Dr. Paynter 19 Jan., George Lacy Symes scholar 21 Jan.,
Christopher Crouch 18 Jan. ; Shortridge at Sampford Courtenay in Devon 9 Jan.

Matthew Hole (Fellow 1663), el. Rector 8, and adm. 12, I\Ich
I7if, d. 19 July 1730.

William Stephens (s. Lewis, Fellow 1678), b. Menheniot 26 Dec.
1692, battellar 3 Jan. 170J to i July 1712, M. 22 Mch 170J age 15,
B.A. 13 Oct. 1 71 1, M.A. 28 June 17 15, adm. Chapl. 12 Mch 171^,
res. 17 Ap. 1 7 19; one of the Vicars of Bampton, Oxon 17 Ap. 17 18,
res. 1723; V. of S. Andrew's, Plymouth 4 Oct. 1723, d. 16 Mch 173^



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and bur, 18 IMch in chancel of S. Andrew's, leaving a widow Gertrude
with five small children and one unborn; Jewitt's Plymouth 324, 327,
Bibl. Corn. 688, Dredge's Sheaves 50, W. Antiq. x. 186.

James Kendall (4 s. Nicholas, Fellow 1678), b. Pelynt 2 Nov. 1697,
at Winchester 1708, M. 17 Dec. 17 15, Corn. 1717, vac. by m. 9 Feb.
I7f^ Margaret d. of Thomas Worth; B.A. 8 July 1720, 1\LA. 8 June
1722, V. of Alternon 28 Feb. 1729, and of Kgloshayle 18 June 1731,
d. 173^ ; Maclean i. 415, D. K. Rec. 30 p. 450, Coll. Corn. 448.

John Torre (s. John, R. of S. John's, Cornwall), sojourner 12 Mch
171I to 10 July 1718, M. 15 Mch i7i|- age 17, Corn. 1718, vac. 1728;
B.A. 20 Mch 172^, V. of S. Winnow 20 Jan. 172 J, of S. Breward
30 Sep. 1726, bur. S. Winnow ii Sep. 1728; Maclean i. 369.



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