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COTTERELL, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Pembroke,
Dec. 22, 1716. S. of Sir Charles, Knt. B. in St Martin's,
Westminster. B.A. 1720; D.D. (Oxford) Mar. 1, 1733-4-
Ord. priest (Peterb. Litt. dim. from Canterbury) May 31,
1724. Dean of Raphoe, 1725-43. Bishop of Ferns and
Leighlin, 1743-4. Died June 21, 1744. M.I. at St Anne's,
Soho. Brother of Clement and Stephen. (Al. Oxon.)

COTTESFORD, JOHN. B.A. from St John's, 1600-1 ; M.A. 1604.
Head Master of Ipswich Grammar School, 1611-6. V. of
Bedingfield, Suffolk, 1622. Perhaps Master of Dedham,
Essex (Cottford), 1633-70, and father of Robert (1617).

COTTESFORD, ROBERT. B.A. from St John's, 1568-9; M.A.

from Magdalene, 1572. Ord. priest (Peterb.) Sept. 19, 1572.

V. of Creeting St Mary, and All Saints', Suffolk, 1575-1611.

Will (P.C.C.) 161 1.
COTTISFORD, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter,

1617. Of Suffolk. Perhaps s. of John (1600-1), Master of

Ipswich Grammar School. B.A. 1620-1; M.A. 1624; D.D.

1636. Fellow, 1624-33. Incorp. at Oxford, 1624. V. of

Canewdon, Essex, 1629. R. of Englefield, Berks., 1630.

Preb. of St Paul's, 1633. R. of Stanningfield, Suffolk, 1635-7 ;

of Stansfield, 1635-9; of Monks Eleigh, 1635-43, ejected; and

of Hadleigh, 1638-43. Died 1660. (Al.Oxon.)

COTTISFORD, SAMUEL. Matric. sizar from Queens', Michs.
1568; Scholar. R. of Stepney, Middlesex, 1593-1604.

COTSFORD, STEPHEN. M.A. 1584 (Incorp. from Oxford).
Not found in Al. Oxon.

COTTISFORD, THOMAS. Studied at Cambridge (according to
Cooper, who however makes him M.A.). B. at Winchester.
An early reformer. R. of St Peter and St Andrew, Walpole,
Norfolk, till 1544. V. of Littlebury, Essex, 1544. R. of St
Martin, Ludgate, 1553. Preb. of York, 1553-5. In exile
under Queen Mary. Author, theological. Died at Frankfort,
Dec. 6, 1555. (Cooper, 1. 140; D.N.B.)

COTTESFORD, THOMAS. B.A. from St John's, 1603-4; M.A.
1607. B. in St Michael Bassishaw, London. Ord. deacon
(London) Dec. 20, 1607; priest, Feb. 21, 1607-8, age 24. V.
of Dedham, Essex, 1615-41.

COTTIE, PETER Licensed to practise medicine, 1576.

COTTINGHAM, JOHN. M.A. 1639 (Incorp. from Oxford); B.A.

from Christ Church, Oxford, 1632; M.A. 1635. Perhaps

recommended to Halstead, Kent, June 29, 1643. Died

1664. Will (P.C.C.) 1665. (Shaw, 1. 313.)
COTTINGHAM, RALPH. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Magdalene,

Apr. 29, 1665. S. of Thomas, of Tunstall, Yorks. School,

Brignall, Yorks. Matric. 1665; B.A. 1668-9; M.A. 1672.

Incorp. at Oxford, 1672. R. of Burythorpe, Yorks., 1676-85.

Head Master of Ripon Grammar School, 1681-5. Died 1685.
COTTINGHAM, SQUIRE. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Lent,

1718-9; Scholar, 1719; B.A. 1722. Ord. deacon (Lincoln)

June 5, 1726. Died at Queen's Square, Westminster, Sept.

1737. (Hist. Register.)
COTTINGHAM, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Mar. 27,

1648. Of Cheshire.
COTTINGHAM, Rector of. B. (Div. or Law), 1473-4.

Cotton, Henry

COTTINGTON, GEORGE. Studied five terms at Cambridge;

migrated to Oxford, 1608; B.A. from Magdalen College,

1608-9; M.A. 1612.
COTTINGTON, JOHN. Studied five terms at Cambridge;

migrated to Oxford, 1608; B.A. from Magdalen College, 1608 ;

M.A. 1611. R. of Hutton, Somerset, 1615. Resigned, 1616.

COTTON, ALLAN. Adm. pens, at Queens', June 12, 1619,
afterwards Fell.-Com. Of London. B.A. 1620-1; M.A. 1624.
One of these names, citizen and alderman of London, adm.
at Gray's Inn, Aug. 1, 1619. Perhaps s. of Sir Allan, Knt.,
of London (Lord Mayor), who died Dec. 25, 1628. Doubtless
adm. at Oxford, 1617. Brother of William (1619). (Al

COTTON, ALAN. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at Sidney, Feb. 11,
1653-4. s - OI John, of Earl Soham, Suffolk. B. at Brandon,
Suffolk. Schools, Kenton and Ipswich. Matric. 1654. Of
Easton, Suffolk, Esq. Brother of Ralph (1655). (Vis. of
Suff., 1664.)

COTTON, ANTHONY. Adm. pens, at Peterhouse, Sept. 4, 1621.
S. of Thomas, of Panneld Hall, Essex, Esq. Matric. 1622.
Buried at Ashill, Norfolk, Apr. 16, 1666. (Cass, Parish of
East Barnet, 107.)

COTTON, BARTHOLOMEW. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1601.
Of Norfolk.

COTTON, BARTHOLOMEW. Adm. pens, at Caius, Apr. 15,
1619, afterwards FelL-Com. S. of Thomas, Esq. B. in
London. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 22, 1618-9. Of Starston,
Esq. Buried there, July 13, 1634. Brother of Thomas (1619)
and William (1623). (Cambs. Vis.)

COTTON, CHARLES. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Trinity, Easter,
1618. S. and h. of Sir George, of Bedhampton, Hants., Knt.
The friend of Clarendon, so highly praised in his Life, 1. 36.
Died 1658. Father of Charles, the poet. (JeteUt, ix. 177.)

COTTON, CHEN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1557.

COTTON, DORMER. Matric. Fell.-Com. from King's, Easter,
1607. S. of Sir Robert, of ' Lettelton ' (? Litlington), Cambs. ;
adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 26, 1608, as s. of Robert, of
Coton, Cambs., and Elizabeth Dormer. Appointed am-
bassador extraordinary from King Charles I to the Persian
Court, 1626. Knighted, 1626. Died July 23, 1627, at Cazbeen
in Persia. Buried there. (Cambs. Vis. ; Nichols, 111. 724)

COTTON, EDMUND. Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Michs.
1561 (impubes).

COTTON, EDMUND. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Queens', Michs.
1581. Of Essex. Perhaps s. of Robert, of West Bergholt,
Essex. Perhaps of Clavering, Essex; adm. at the Middle
Temple, June 14, 1583. (Vis. of Essex, 1634.)

COTTON, EDMUND. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at Sidney, Apr.
3, 1638. S. of Edmund, woollen draper, deceased. B. in
London. School, London. Matric. 1638. Adm. at Gray's
Inn, Mar. 18, 1639-40; and at Lincoln's Inn, May 11, 1641.

COTTON, EDWARD. Matric. Fell.-Com. from St John's, Easter,
1549, impubes.

COTTON, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter,
1568; B.A. 1571-2; M.A. 1575. Ord. priest (Colchester)
Mar. 28, 1593. R. of Shelfanger, Norfolk, 1594-1627.

COTTON, EDWARD. Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Easter,

COTTON, EDWARD. Adm. at St John's, Mar. 17, 1658-9.
S. of Richard, of Shrewsbury. Matric. from University
College, Oxford, Apr. 27, 1632, age 17; B.A. 1636. Candidate
for mastership of Shrewsbury School, 1658-9; 2nd master,
1659-68. Died Oct. 10, 1668. (T. Phillips, Hist, of Shrews-
bury, 128.)

COTON, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, Apr. 2,
1707. Matric. 1708; B.A. 1710-1.

COTTON, FRANCIS. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Caius, Feb. 27,
1611-2. Of Barford, Norfolk. S. of Roger, carpenter, of
Wramplingham. School, Wymondham. Matric. 1612.
Licensed as schoolmaster, at Roydon, 1616; in Holy Orders.
(Venn, 1. 215.)

COTTON, GABRIEL. M.A. 1612 (Incorp. from Oxford; not
found in Al. Oxon.).

COTTON, GEOFFREY. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Easter,
1549. Probably s. of Sigismund, of Panfield, Essex. (Vis. of
Essex, 1558.)

COTTON, GEORGE. Of Christ's. B.A. 1507-8. Will proved
(V.C.C.) 1508.

COTTON, GILES. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1570.
Probably s. of Giles, of Trumpington, Cambs., Esq. Perhaps
adm. at Gray's Inn, 1572. (Vis. of Essex, 1558.)

COTTON, HENRY. Incorp. from Oxford, 1493-4-

COTON, HENRY. B.A. 1515-6-


Cotton, Henry

COTTON, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Sidney, Nov. 1598. S. of
Thomas, of Conington, deceased. B. at Conington, Hunts.
Matric. 1598. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Feb. 27, 1600-1.

COTTON, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Jesus, May 14, 1718. S. of
William, Esq., of Crakemarsh, Staffs. Matric. 1718; B.A.
1721-2; M.A. 1725. Ord. deacon (London) May 23, 1725;
priest (Peterb.) June 5, 1726. V. of Uttoxeter, Staffs., 1729.
V. of Kingsbury, Warws., 1748. (Staffs. Pedigrees.)

COTTON, ISAAC. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, June II,
1669. Matric. 1669. Perhaps s. and h. of George, of Gray's
Inn, Esq., adm. at Gray's Inn, June 13, 1670.

COTTON, JOHN. B.A. 1524-5; M.A. 1528. Fellow of Peter-
house, 1526-40. Ord. sub-deacon (Lincoln) Mar. 7, 1527-8.
Perhaps R. of Polstead, Suffolk, 1554. V. of Gt Comard, till
1577. Buried there. Will (Bury) 1577. (V. B. Redstone.)

COTTON, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Michs. 1561.
Resident, Aug. 1564.

COTTON, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Lent, 1563-4.

COTTON or COTTAM, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Lent,

COTTON, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Trinity, 1598. S. of
Roland, of Derby, lawyer. Bapt. at St Alkmunds, Dec. 15,
1584. School, Derby. Scholar, 1602; B.A. (? 1602-3); M.A.
from Emmanuel, 1606; B.D. 1613. Fellow of Emmanuel, 1606.
Ord. deacon and priest (Lincoln) July 13, 1610. V. of Boston,
Lines., 1612-33, when he resigned and went to New England.
Minister at Boston, Massachusetts, till his death, Dec. 23,
1652. Married (1) at Balsham, Cambs., July 3, 1613,
Elizabeth Horrocks, (2) at Boston, Lines., Apr. 25, 1632,
Sarah, dau. of Anthony Hawkred, widow of Roland Story.
(D.N.B.; Felt, 168; J. G. Bartlett.)

COTTON, JOHN. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Magdalene, Easter,
1637. Probably s. of Sir Thomas (1611). B. 1621. M.P. for
Huntingdon, 1661-79; for Hunts., 1685-7. Succeeded as
Bart., 1662. Died Sept. 12, 1702. Buried at Conington, Hunts.

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Caius, Oct. 6, 164 >.
S. of Sir John, Knt., of Wood Ditton, Cambs. B. there, 1615.
Matric. 1640; M.A. 1642 (Lit. Reg.). Knighted, and created
Bart., 1641. Sheriff of Cambs. and Hunts., 1641-3. Died
1689. Buried at Landwade. Father of John (1663). (Venn,
1. 340; G.E.C, 1. 100.)

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Feb. 23, 1642-3.
Matric. 1643.

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Trinity, Nov. 24, 1663.
Matric. 1663. S. of Sir John (1640), of Landwade, Cambs.,
Bart. Of Landwade and Madingley. M.P. for Cambridge,
1689, 1696, 1705. Succeeded as Bart., 1689. Recorder for
Cambridge. Died Jan. 20, 17x2-13. Father of John Hynde
(1701). (Burke; Le Neve, Mon., iv. 252; G.E.C.)

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Trinity, Oct. 4, 1664.
Perhaps s. of Sir John (1637); died, v.p. 1681. (G.E.C.)

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1673.
B. at Lichfield. Matric. 1674; B.A. 1677-8. Fellow, 1677.
Married and left soon after. Adm. at the Inner Temple, 1675.

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Corpus Christi, 1678. Of
Yorkshire. Matric. Lent, 1679; B.A. 1682-3; M.A. 1686.
R. of Swaycliffe, Kent, 169cвАФ 1724. Died 1724. Father of
John (1720).

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Apr. 2, 1702.
S. of Richard, baker. B. at Shrewsbury. School, Shrewsbury.
Matric. 1702; B.A. 1705-6; M.A. 1709. Subscribed as deacon
(Peterb.) May 30, 1708; ord. priest (Llandaff, in Hereford
Cathedral) Mar. 5, 1709-10. V. of Brace Meole, Salop.
V. of St Alkmonds, Shrewsbury, 1734-57- Died Dec. 26,
1757- (T. Phillips, Hist, of Shrewsbury, 106; F. S. Hockaday.)

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Pembroke, May 13,
1720. S. of John (1678), R. of Swaycliffe, Kent. Matric.
1720. Perhaps adm. at the Middle Temple, Nov. 11, 1720.

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Trinity, Aug. 30, 1722. S. of
John, of Stone, Staffs. School, Stone. Matric. 1723.

COTTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Magdalene, Oct. 6,
1727. S. of William (1700), Esq., deceased. B. at Frampton,
Lines. School, Boston. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Nov. 18,
1729; of Frampton. Died Mar. 8, 1749, aged 40. M.I. at
Frampton. (Lincolnshire Churches.)

COTTON, JOHN HYNDE. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Emmanuel, Sept.
29, 1701. S. of Sir John (1663), of Madingley and Landwade,
Cambs., Bart. M.A. 1705 (Com. Reg.). Succeeded as Bart.,
1712. M.P. for Cambridge, 1708-42; for Cambs., 1722; for
Cambridge, 1727-41; for Marlborough, 1741-52. Treasurer
of the Chamber, 1744-6. Died in London, Feb. 4, 1752.
Buried at Landwade. Father of the next. (D.N.B.; G.E.C.)

Cotton, Rowland

COTTON, JOHN HYNDE. Adm. FeU.-Com. at Emmanuel, Jan.

6, 1735-6. S. of Sir John Hynde, Bart, (above). Matric. 1736.

Succeeded as Baronet, 1752. Of Madingley, Cambs. Created

D.C.L. at Oxford, 1763. M.P. for St German's, 1741-7; for

Marlborough, 1752-61; for Cambs., 1764-80. Died Ian. 2*.

1795, aged 78. (G.E.C, 1. 100.)
COTTON, JONATHAN. Adm. sizar (age 20) at Trinity, June 3,

1680. B. at WoUaston, Salop. School, Newport, Salop.

Matric 1680; B.A. 1683-4; M.A. 1687.
COTTON, LAN (? LAU). Matric. pens, from St John's, Lent,


COTTON, LAURENCE. Licensed to practise medicine and
surgery, 1629.

COTTON, LEONARD. Adm. at King's (age 17) a scholar from

Eton, Aug. 14, 1502. S. of Thomas, of Copped Hall, Essex.

B. at Landwade, Cambs. Left as scholar. R. of Abington

Pigotts, Cambs., 1517. Perhaps R. of Cheveley. Will

(P.C.C.) 1557.
COTTON, MATTHIAS. Matric. pens, from King's, Easter, 1629;

B.A. 16*4-5; M.A. 1638.
COTTON, PHILIP. Adm. Fell.-Com. at Queens', Apr. 27, 1661.

Of Bedfordshire. Matric. 1661. 3rd s. of Sir Thomas, Bart.

Of Conington, Esq.; age 37 in 1684. Adm. at the Middle

Temple, Feb. ir, 1660-1. Died s.p. Brother of William

(1663). (Burke, Ext. Bart.)
COTTON, RALPH. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Sidney, Apr. 1655.

S. of John, of Soham, Suffolk. B. at Brandeston, Suffolk.

Schools, Kenton and Ipswich. Matric 1655; M.B. from

Queens', 1660. Brother of Allen (1653-4).
COTTON, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Clare, Michs. 1554,

impubes. One of these names R. of Conington, Hunts.,

1564-72. Died 1572.
COTTON, RICHARD. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Clare, Easter,

1559. One of these names V. of Braughing, Herts., 1559-62.

COTTON, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1631.

COTTON, ROBERT. B.Civ.L. 1528-9. Probably R. of Lamarsh,
Essex, 1532-6.

COTTON, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Michs.
1556. Probably matric. as pens. Michs. 1561. Fellow,
1564-6. (No degree recorded.)

COTTON, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Easter,
1573; B.A. from Trinity, 1575-6.

COTTON, ROBERT. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Trinity, Michs.

COTTON, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1576.

COTTON, ROBERT (BRUCE). Matric. pens, from Jesus, Michs.
1581. Of Conington, Hunts. S. and h. of Thomas. B.Jan. 22,
1570-1. School, Westminster. B.A. 1585-6. Knighted, 1603.
Created Bart., 161 1. M.P. for Newtown, Isle of Wight, 1601 ;
for Co. Huntingdon, 1604; for Old Sarum, 1624; for Thetford,
1625; and for Castle Rising, 1628. Distinguished antiquary.
Collector of the 'Cottonian Library.' Died May 6, 1631.
Buried at Conington. Admon. P.C.C. Father of Thomas
(1611). (D.N.B.; G.E.C, 1. 45)

COTTON, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter,
1606. B. at Boreham, Essex. B.A. 1610-1; M.A. 1614
Fellow, 1612. Ord. priest (London) Sept. 1, 1617, age 27.
R. of Fordham, Essex, 1617-33. Died 1633. Will, P.C.C.

COTTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Trinity, Oct. 9,
1686. S. of Sir John, Bart., of Stratton, Beds. B. there.
School, Westminster. Matric 1687. Adm. at the Middle
Temple, Feb. 10, 1687-8. Succeeded as Bart., 1731- Of
Gidding, Hunts. Died July 12, 1749. (G.E.C, 1. 470

COTTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Caius, Oct. 4, 1687.
S. of John, gent., of Ashill, Norfolk. B. there. School,
Merton. Scholar, 1687-95; Matric. 1688; B.A. 1691-2; M.A.
1696. Ord. deacon (Elv) Mar. 1693-4; priest (Norwich) June
3, 1694. V. of Gayton, Norfolk, 1694-9. Died Aug. 25, 1699.
(Venn, 1. 484-)

COTTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, June 18,
1744. S. of Thomas, ironfounder, of Staffs. B. at Daddies-
pool. School, Shrewsbury. Matric 1744; B.A. 1747-8.

COTTON, ROWLAND. Matric pens, from St John's, c. 1506.
Of Bellaport, Salop, Krt. Friend and patron of John
Lightfoot, D.D. Adm. at Uncoln's Inn, June 13, 1599-
Knighted, 1608. M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1605,
1628- for Salop, 1626. Will P.C.C.) 1634. (Clutterbuch. 11.
394; Duke's Shropshire, 148; A. B. Beaven.)

COTTON, ROWLAND. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Apr. o, 164 1.
Perhaps s. of William, of Crakemarsh, Staffs. ; age 19 in 1664.
(Staffs. Pedigrees.)

COTTON, ROWLAND. Adm. pens, at Trinity, July 29, 1682.
Matric. 1686; B.A. 1686-7. M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme,
1699-1705, 1708 and 1710-15. Died Apr. 29, 1753-

403 2fr ~ 2

Cotton, Samuel

COTTON, SAMUEL. M.A. 1628 (Incorp. from Oxford). Of
Leicestershire. Matric. from St Alban's Hall, Nov. 9, 1621,
age 18; B.A. 1622-3; M.A. 1626; B.D. 1633; D.D. from
Pembroke College, Oxford, 1661. R. of Kuworth Abbas,
Leics., 1627-46, sequestered. R. of Cotesbach, 1634-45.
Preb. of Lincoln, 1660-5. U& Oxon.)

COTTON, SAMUEL. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Christ's, Nov. 15,
1644. S. of Thomas. B. at Laugh ton, Leics. School, Sileby,
Leics. Of Dadlington. J. P. and Deputy-Lieut, for Leics.
High Sheriff, 1684. Brother of William (1639). (Peile, 1.489;
Nichols, iv. 61.)

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1476.

COTON, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Michs. 155 1.

COTTON, THOMAS. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Jesus, Lent,

COTTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Mar. 1582-3.

Perhaps s. of Edward, of Laughton. B.A. 1586-7. Probably

R. of Laughton, Leics., 1588 ('B.A.'). (Peile, 1. 174; Nichols,

11. 694.)
COTTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Dec. 1609.

S. of William, of Laughton, Leics. Probably B. 1595. Died

1653. aged 58. (Peile, 1. 274-)
COTTON, THOMAS. Matric Fell.-Com. from Trinity, Easter,

1611. S. of Sir Robert (1581), of Conington. M.A. 1612, on

visit of Prince of Wales. Succeeded as Bart., 1631. M.P.

for Marlow, 1624; for St German's, 1626; for Hunts., 1640.

Died May 13, 1662, aged 68. M.I. at Conington. Father

of Philip (1661) and William (1663). His identification (in

G.E.C.) with an Oxford contemporary seems wrong. (Burke,

Ext. Bart. ; Nichols, m. 546.)
COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Caius, 16x9. S. of Thomas,

Esq. B. in London. School, Moulton. Matric. 1620. Adm.

at Gray's Inn, Feb. 22, 1618-9, as s. of Thomas, of Starston,

Norfolk. Brother of Bartholomew (1619) and William (1623).

(Venn, 1. 246 )
COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Peterhouse, Sept. 9, 1624.

Matric. 1624. Perhaps adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Mar. 16,

1624-5, as of Essex.
COTTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1633.

S. and h. of Thomas, of Bergholt, Essex, gent. Adm. at

Lincoln's Inn, Jan. 23, 1636-7. (Vis. of Essex, 1634.)

COTTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from St Catharine's, Easter,
1655. Of Staffordshire. B.A. 1658-9; MA. 1662.

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Magdalene, June
25, 1661. S. of Edward, of Wem, Salop. School, Shrewsbury.

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, June 4,

1688. S. of Thomas, of Cotton, Cheshire. School, Eton.

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, June 5,

1689. Of Leicestershire.

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, June 18,
1691. S. of Samuel, gent. B. at Darlington, Durham.

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, May 27,
1698. S. of John, of Beds. School, Eton.

COTON, THOMAS. Adm. pen?, at St Catharine's, July 29,
1702. Of Coton, Warws. Matric. 1702-3.

COTTON, THOMAS. M.A. 1717 (Com. Reg.).

COTTON, THOMAS. Adm. sirar (age 16) at Magdalene, Sept.

28, 1730. S. of John, clerk. B. at Shrewsbury. School,

Shrewsbury. Matric. r73i.

COTTON, TIMOTHY. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Michs.
1568. B. at Canterbury. B.A. 1571-2; M.A. 1576. Ord.
priest (London) Apr. 16, 1579; 'age 30; of the Savoy, London.'

COTTON, WALTER. B.A. 1486-7. This, or the next (if two)
probably R. of Glatton, Hunts., 1492.

COTTON, WALTER. B.Can.L. 1489-90 (perhaps the above).

S. of John, of Ridware, Staffs. ' Parson of Ridware.' (Shaw,

i- 157)

COTTON, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Michs. 1567:
B.A. 1569-70.

COTTON, WILLIAM. Scholar of Queens', 1568-74. S. of John,
citizen, of London. B.A. 1571-2; M.A. 1575. Incorp. at
Oxford, 1578. Ord. priest (London) May 15, 1577. Preb. of St
Paul's, 1577. R. of St Margaret's, Fish St, 1578. Archdeacon
of Lewes, 1578-98. R. of West Tilbury, Essex, 1581. R. of
Finchley, Middlesex, 1581-99. Bishop of Exeter, 1598-1621.
Preb. and precentor of Exeter, 1606. R. of Bratton Clovelly,
Devon, 1600. R. of Silverton, 1600. Died at Silverton,
Aug. 26, 1621. Buried in Exeter Cathedral. M.I. Will
P.C.C. (D.N.B.; Maclean, Trigg Minor.)

COTTON, WILLIAM. LL.B. from Trinity Haix, 1574.


COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. sizar (age 15) at Caius, July 31,
1599. S. of William, of Witchford, Cambs. School, Ely.
B.A. 1603-4; M.A. 1607. C. of Wentworth, Cambs., 1607.
Schoolmaster at Sutton, 1608. (Venn, 1. 169.)

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Queens', June 12, 1619.
Of London. B.A. 1622-3. Brother of Allan (1619).

COTTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age x6) at Caius, Oct. 20,
1623. Of London. S. of Thomas, Esq., of Starston, Norfolk.
Matric 1623; Scholar, 1624-9; B.A. 1627-8; M.A. 1631.
Brother of Bartholomew (1619) and Thomas (1619). (Venn,
1. 264.)

COTTON, WILLIAM Matric. sizar from St John's, Michs. 1627.

COTTON, WILLIAM Matric. Fell.-Com. from Magdalene,
Easter, 1637.

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, July 6,
1639. S. of Thomas, of Laughton, near Market-Harborough,
Leics. B. there. Matric. 1639; B.A. 1642-3; M.A. 1646.
Ord. deacon and priest (Lincoln) Mar. 6, 1645-6. R. of
Broughton Astley, Leics., 1654-91. Buried there Jan. 19,
1691. Father of William (1677), brother of Samuel (1644).
(Peile, 1. 463; Nichols, iv. 61.)

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Trinity, Nov. 12, 1649.
Of Hertfordshire. Matric. 1649. Perhaps s. and h. of ' Jone,'
of Flamstead, Herts., Esq. ; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Jan. 25,
1 650-1.

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at Magdalene,
Oct. 14, 1663. 4th s. of Sir Thomas, of Conington, Hunts.,
Bart. School, Winchester. Matric. 1663. Of Cotton Hall.
Chester. Married Mary, dau. of Rev. Robert Pulleyn, of
Thurleston, Leics. Brother of Philip (1661). One of these
names buried Mar. 1718, aged 72, at Frampton, Lines. M.I.
there. (Nichols, n. 834; Burke, Ext. Bart.)

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Christ's, June 20, 1677.
S. of William (1639), R. of Broughton Astley, Leics. B. there.
School, Broughton Astley. Matric. 1677; B.A. 1680-1; M.A.
1684. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) May, 1684. V. of Gt Ashby,
Leics., 1684; and V. of Broughton Astley, 1691-1714. Buried
Feb. 21, 1714-5, at Broughton. Admon. (Leicester) 1715.
(Peile, 11. 65.)

COTTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Christ's, June 24, 1681.

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, (age 15) at Magdalene, Mar.
4, 1686-7. S. of William, Esq. B. at Harpenden, Herts.
School, Harpenden (Mr Worting). Matric. 1687. Probably
adm. at Lincoln's Inn, June 20, 1689, as s. and h. of William,
late of Lincoln's Inn, deceased.

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Sept. 12, 1700.

Of Lincolnshire. Father of John (1727). Probably died

Dec. 4, 171 5, aged 32. M.I. at Frampton, Lines. (Lines.

COTTON, WILLIAM Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, June 8,

1710. S. of Philip, of Drayton, Salop. School, Westminster.

Matric 1710; Scholar, 1711; B.A. 1713-4; M.A. 1717.

COTTON or COTON, . B.A. 1477-8; M.A. 1482.

COTTON, . B.Can.L. 1511-2. Perhaps a scholar of King's

Hall, 1500-7.

COTTON, . Matric. from Trinity, Easter, 1631.

COTTS, . Matric. sizar from Emmanuel, 1605.

COTTWIN or COTEWYN, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Trinity,

May 27, 1617. S. of Edward, gent. B. at Saxlingham, Norfolk.

Migrated to Caius, Feb. 13, 1618-9. Matric. 1618-9; B.A.

1620-1; M.A. 1624.
COTTYN, PHILIP. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1557.
COTTYN, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1557.
COTWORTH, JOHN. D.Civ.L. and D.Can.L.; principal of

Clement Hostel. Died Sept. 1535. Will, V.C.C.: to be

buried in St Clement's Church. (Cooper, 1. 55.)
COUCH E, PETER. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's, June 26,

1699. Matric. 1699; B.A. 1706-7.
COUCH or COACH, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at Jesus, Feb. 24,

1699-1700. Of Wiltshire. Matric. 1700; Scholar, 1703; B.A.

1703-4, as Coach. Ord. deacon (London) Mar. 4, 1704-5

COWCHMAN, EDWARD. Matric. pens, from Clare, Easter,

1576; B.A. 1578-H9; M.A. 1582. Perhaps R. of Clapham,

Surrey, 1600-3. Died 1603-4, of the plague. (Manning and

Bray, m. 357, 371.)
COWCHMAN, EZEKIEL. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Easter,

1587. B. at Southwark, Surrey, c. 1570. B.A. 1590-1. Ord.

priest (London) 1597. C. at Hanwell, Middlesex; tutor at

Perivale. R. of Ibstock, Leics., 1598. Buried there June 13,

1617. Will, P.C.C. (Nichols, iv. 753-)


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COUGHEN, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Magdalene, June 6,
1654. S. of Laurence, merchant, of London and Amsterdam.
B. at Amsterdam. School, Shrewsbury. Matric 1654; B.A.
1657-8; M.A from Queens', 1661. Ord. deacon (Ely) Sept.
19, 1662. Adm. extra-licentiate R.C.P., July 19, 1672.

COULSTOCKE, SAMPSON. Matric sizar from Jesus, Miens. 1566.

COULTHURST, EDWARD. Matric' pens, from Gon villi Hall,
Easter, 1554.

COULTHIRST, GEORGE. Adm. pens, at Sidney, May 6, 1616.
Of Yorkshire. Matric 1616; B.A. 1619-20; M.A. 1623. Ord.
deacon (York) Sept. 1623; priest, Mar. 1624-5.

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