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Lent, 1626-7. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Dec. 20; priest, Dec.
21, 1629; 'B.A. of Caius College.' Probably appointed to
New Church, Kent, Apr. 13, 1647, by the Pari. Committee.

CRISP, HENRY. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, June 18, 1666.

S. of Henry, of London. B. at Hamburg. School, St Paul's.

Matric. 1667. Adm. at the Inner Temple, Nov. 21, 1666.

{PeiU, 11. 6.)
CRISPE, HENRY. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1676.

S. of Henry, of Monkton, Kent. B. at Canterbury. Matric.

Easter, 1677; B.A. 1680-1; M.A. 1684. Fellow, 1680. Ord.

priest (London) Dec. 20, 1685. V. of Catton, Yorks., 1685.

C. of Little Staughton, Beds., 1702-5. V. of Gt Evenden,

Cambs., 1723. Died Feb. 23, 1736-7. aged 80.

Crocker, Temple Henry

CRISPE, NICHOLAS. Matric. pens, from Clare, e. 1393. Of
Steeple Morden, Cambs. Adm. at the Inner Temple, 1395.
One of these names, of London, Knighted, 1640.

CRYSPE, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Michs. 1544.

CRISP, RICHARD. Adm. scholar at Trinity Hall, Dec. 10,

CRISPE, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Magdalene, Michs.

1629; B.A. 1633; M.A. 1637. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) May ao.

1638; priest, Mar. 10, 1638-^.
CRISPE, SAMUEL. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter, 1613.

Buried at St Edward's, Cambridge, Dec 29, 1616. Perhaps

brother of Tobias (1620-1).
CRISPE, SAMUEL. Matric sizar from St Catharine's, Easter

1662; B.A. 1665-6; M.A. 1670. V. of Holy Trinity, Bungay

Suffolk, 1681-8. R. of Ilketshall St John, 1687-1717.
CRISP, SAMUEL. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's, June 26, 1689.

Matric. 1689; B.A. 1692-3. Ord. deacon (Norwich) May,

CRISPE, TOBIAS. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Lent, 1620-1.

S. of Ellis, alderman of London. B. 1600. School, Eton.

B.A. 1624; M.A. from Balliol College, Oxford, 1626-7.

Incorp. at Cambridge, 1638. D.D. (Cambridge) 1638 [Lit.

Reg.). R. of Newington Butts, 1627. R. of Brinkworth,

Wilts., 1629-42. Author, antinomian. Died of small-pox,

Feb. 27, 1642-3, in London. Buried at St Mildred's, Bread St.

Will (P.C.C.) 1645. Perhaps brother of Samuel (1613)

(D.N.B.; PeiU, 1. 337; Vis. of London, 1634.)
CRYSPE, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Michs.


CRISP, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at St Catharine's, Jan. 25,

CRISP, . Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1544.

CRISP, . Matric. sizar from St John's, c. 1594.


CRISSELL, JOHN. Adm. scholar (age 17) at Sidney, June 3,

1670. 1st s. of John. B. at Stanford, Essex. School,

Felsted. Matric. 1673; B.A. 1673-4; M.A. 1682. Ord.

deacon (London) June 15, 1690; priest, Sept. 23, 1694. R. of

Panfield, Essex, 1694.

CRISSELL, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, Apr. 24,

1701. S. of Samuel, woollendraper. B. at Cavendish, Suffolk.

School, Bury. Matric. 1701; B.A. 1704-5.
CRISTOLL, . B.A. 1529-30. Perhaps Fellow of Jesus, 1536,

as ' Crestof t.'
CRITCH or CREECH, PETER. Adm. at St John's, 1618. S. of

Edmund, master of the Merchant Taylors' Company.

B. Aug. 1601. School, Merchant Taylors'. B.A. 1622-3;

M.A. from Jesus, 1626. V. of St John's, Margate, 1631-5.

Died 1635; drowned in a Hoy on his way to London.

Admon. (P.C.C.) 1636.


CROCHAYE, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Pembroke, Easter, 1560.

CROCHEMAN, Mr RICHARD. (? M.A.) Official for the arch-
deacon of Ely, in 1279. {Hundred Rolls.)

CROKER, JAMES. M.A. from King's, 1735. S. of James, of
Hawkhurst, Kent. Matric. from Brasenose College, Oxford,
June 3, 17*3, age 17; B.A. (Oxford) 1727. R. of West
Chiltington, Sussex, 1734. R. of Sullington, 1737. V. of
Angmering, 1746-60.

CROCKER, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Magdalene, June 22,
1655. S. of Edward, of Topsham, Devon. School, Eton.
Matric. 1655; B.A. 1658-9.

CROCKER, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Peterhouse, June
30, 1660. Of Devon. School, Eton. Migrated to Emmanuel,
Oct. 20, 1660. Matric. 1660; B.A. 1663-4. Signs for priest's
orders (London) Mar. 10, 1665-6; C. of Charlton, Kent.
R. of Milton, 1669. V. of Preston-by-Faversham, 1672-
83. Buried there, Dec. 15, 1683.

CROCKER or CROKER, JOHN. Matric pens, from Trinity
Hall, Easter, 1680; LL.B. 1682. Doubtless s. of John, of
Stoke Fleming, Devon, clerk. Matric. from Exeter Collrgo,
Oxford, July 3, 1676, age 15. Adm. at the Middle Temple,
June 24, 1680. Perhaps R. of Willand, Devon, 1684. R.
of Woolfardlsworthy, 1685. Admon. (Exeter) 1719. (A I.

CROKER, TEMPLE HENRY. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Trinity,
May 29, 1746. S. of Henry, of Starsfield Court, Co. Cork.
School, Westminster. Migrated to Christ Church, Oxford.
Matric. there, Nov. 25, 1746; B.A. 1750; M.A. 1760. Chap-
lain to Earl of Hillsborough. R. of fghtham, Kent, 1769-
73. R. of St John's, Capisterre, St Christopher. West Indies.
Author, theological. Probably died 1790. (D.N.B.; Al.
Wntmon., 339.)

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Crockett, Ralph

CROCKETT, RALPH. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Nov. 1568.
B. at Barton-on-the-Hill, Cheshire. Ord. at Douai, 1585.
Sent to England, 1586. Executed, as a seminarist priest,
at Chichester, Oct. 1, 1588. {PeiU, 1. 109.)

CROKETT, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Clare, Michs. 1554,

CROCKFORD, RALPH. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Peterhouse,
Apr. 17, 1660. Of Huntingdonshire. Matric. 1661; B.A.
1663-4. Fellow, 1664. Died May 13, 1665. Buried in Little
St Mary's, Cambridge. (T. A. Walker.)

CRODACOT, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Magdalene, Easter,
1641; B.A. 1644-5. Ejected from St Saviour's, Southwark,
1662. Lecturer at St Sepulchre's.

CROE, see also CROW.

CROE, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Sidney, May 26,
1704. 1st s. of Christopher, V. of Sherbum, Yorks. B. there.
School, Thornton. Matric. 1704; B.A. 1707-8.

CROFTE or CROFTS, ANTHONY. Adm. FeU.-Com. at Em-
manuel, Easter, 1611. Probably s. of Sir John (1580), of Little
Saxham, Suffolk, and Toddington, Beds., Knt.; adm. at
Gray's Inn, May 22, 1612. M.P. for Bury St Edmunds, 1623.
Died Oct. 1, 1657, aged 63. Father of John (1649) and
Anthony (1658).

CROFTS, ANTHONY. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1614.
Of Suffolk. Perhaps 2nd s. of Francis. B.A. 1617; M.A.
from Peterhouse, 1621. Fellow of Peterhouse, 1619. (T. A.
Walker, 9.)

CROFTS, ANTHONY. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, June 1,
1658. S. of Anthony (1611), of Middlesex. B. there. School,
Bury St Edmunds. Died Feb. 12, 1713.

CROFTES, ANTHONY Adm. Fell.-Com. at Queens', Apr. 4,
1700. Of Suffolk. S. of William, of Little Saxham. B. at
Little Saxham, Aug. 1684. School, Bury. Matric. 1700.
Succeeded his father at Saxham. Adm. at the Middle Temple,
Apr. 24, 1700. Died June, 1725. Brother of Charles (1706).
{Bury School; S.HA.H.)

CROFTS, BENJAMIN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Trinity, May 26,
1737. S. of John, of Bolton Abbey, Yorks. School, Bolton.
Matric. 1737; B.A. 1740-1. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Feb.
1740-1; priest, May, 1744. R. of Gressenhall, Norfolk, 1744.
Perhaps R. of Fakenham. If so, died Feb. 18, 1795.
(G. Mag.)

CROFTS, BOAT (?). Matric pens, from Jesus, Easter, 1580.

CROFTES, CHARLES. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

CROFTS, CHARLES. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Pembroke, c.

1592. S. of Sir Charles, of Suffolk, Knt. Of Bardwell.

Knighted, 1628. Died Dec. 12, 1660, aged 85. (Burke, Ext.

Bart.; Le Neve, Mon., m. 46.)

CROFTS, CHARLES. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Pembroke, Oct. 26,

1637. S. of Sir Henry, Knt. B. in London. Matric. 1637-8.
CROFTES, CHARLES. Adm. pens, at Queens', June 7, 1706.

Of Suffolk. 3rd s. of William, of Saxham Parva. B. 1690.

Matric. 1706. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, June 20, 1706. Died

Apr. 25, 1737, aged 47. Buried at Saxham Parva. Brother

of Anthony (1700). (Gage's Hist, of Suff., 134.)
CROFTES, EDMUND. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Dec. 1589.

Doubtless s. of Thomas, of West Stow and Saxham, Suffolk.

Bapt. at Saxham, Jan. 10, 1573. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov.

5, 1591- Brother of Henry (1580) and John (1580). (Peile,

1. i97->
CROFTS, EDWARD. Scholar of Trinity, 1560; B.A. from

Trinity, 1561-2; M.A. from Corpus Christi, 1565. Ord.

priest (Ely) July 7, 1560, age 23: 'of Trinity College;

having spent 3 years at Oxford*: not in Al. Oxon.
CROFTS, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at Peterhouse, Feb. 27,

1625-6; FeH.-Com. 1626. Of Suffolk.
CROFTS, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, June 13,

1715- Of Stillingtbn, Yorks. S. of Thomas. Bapt. May 8,

1696. Matric. 1715. Buried at Stillington, Aug. 25, 1721.

Brother of Stephen (1700).

CROFTS, GEORGE. Adm. sizar at Trinity, Mar. 16, 1671-2.
Matric. 1671-2; B.A. 1677-8. Perhaps Master of Skipton
Grammar School, 1685-1715. Died 1715.

CROFT, GERVASE or GERARD. B.A. 1518-9; M.A. 1522. Old.

deacon (Lincoln) Mar. 15, 1520-1; 'of Stoke Dawbeny;

fellow of Corpus Christi.' R. of Galby, Leics., 1534.

(Nichols, 11. 571 ; not recorded in Masters.)
CROFTS, HENRY Matric. Fell.-Com. from St John's, Lent,

1580-1. Doubtless 2nd s. of Thomas, of Saxham Parva. B.

1565 Died Dec. 24, 1609. Brother of John (1580) and

Edmund (1589). (Gage's Hist, of Suff., 134.)

Croft, Robert

CROFTS, HENRY. Matric. sizar from King's, Easter, 1705.
B. in Cambs., 1687. B.A. 1708-9; M.A. 1715. Ord. deacon
(Ely) Sept. 23, 1711; usher at Wisbech School; priest, Sept.
20, 1713.

CROFT, HERBERT. M.A. from King's, 1723. S. of H., of
Hereford, gent. Matric. from St John's College, Oxford,
Jan. 14, 1706-7, age 15; B.A. (Oxford) 1710. R. of Stretford,
Heref., 1715. R. of Tuxford, Salop, 1723. V. of Yarpole,
Heref., 1730. (Al. Oxon.)

CROFT, JAMES. Of Clare Hall. Ord. priest (Ely) May 26,

CROFT, JAMES. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Michs. 1611.
CROFTE, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1559.

CROFTS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Easter, 1575. S. of
Thomas, of Peckleton and Barwell. B. at Barweli, Leics.,
c. 1562. B.A. 1577-8. Ord. deacon and priest (Lincolnj
Nov. 3, 1582. V. of Lockington, Leics., 1605. Perhaps V.
of Saleby, Lines., 1606-18. R. of Peckleton, Leics., 1610.
Buried Feb. 23, 1620. Father of John (1611) and Thomas
(1620). (Nichols, iv. 483.)

CROFTS, JOHN. Matric. Fell.-Com. from St John's, Lent,
1580-1. Doubtless s. and h. of Thomas, of Saxham, Suffolk,
Esq. Knighted at Dublin, 1599. Buried at Saxham, Mar.
29, 1628. Father of Anthony (1611), brother of Henry (1580)
and Edmund (1589).

CROFT or CROFTS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Magdalene, c.
1593. B. at Billesby, Lines., 1573. B.A. 1597-8; M.A. 1601.
Ord. deacon (Lincoln) June 15, 1606; priest, May 31, 1607.

CROFT, JOHN. S. of Charles, of Bardwell, Suffolk, Esq. Adm.
at Lincoln's Inn, May 8, 1609; from Fumival's Inn. M.I.
at Ixworth Thorpe, Suffolk, by his brother Sir Charles, states
that he was at Cambridge, and at Lincoln's Inn. B. May
8, 1588. Died Oct. 11, 1644. (Le Neve, Mon., 1. 215.)

CROFT, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Michs. 1611. S. of
John (1575), R. of Peckleton, Leics. B.A. 1614-5. Ord.
deacon (Peterb.) May 26; priest, May 27, 1616. Perhaps R.
of Well, near Alford, Lines., 1618. R. of Doddington Pigot,
1618. R. of Measham, Leics., 1619. Will (P.C.C.) 1647, of
John Croft, the elder, of Doddington, clerk. (Nichols, iv.

CROFTS, JOHN. Matric. sizar from King's, Easter, 1623; B.A.
1626-7. Buried in St Botolph's, Cambridge, Jan. 16, 1628-9.

CROFTS, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Michs. 1625 ;
Scholar, Dec. 22, 1626.

CROFT, JOHN. B.A. from Magdalene, 1636-7; M.A. 1640.
Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Mar. 10, 1638-9. Perhaps R. of West
Stow, Suffolk, 1639. One of these names V. of Barnham St
Andrew's, 1639-44, ejected. Died 1654.

CROFTS, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, Dec. 10,
1646. S. of William. B. at Southwark. School, Southwark.
Matric. 1647; B.A. 1650.

CROFTS, JOHN. Adm. Fell.-Cora. (age 16) at Christ's, Dec. 1,
1649. S. of Anthony (1611), of Gray's Inn and West Stow,
Suffolk. B. at Willesden, Middlesex (his mother's home).
School, Eton. Matric. 1650. Created Baronet, 1661. Died
Dec. 1664. Buried at West Stow, Suffolk. Brother of
Anthony (1658). (PeiU, 1. 531 ; G.E.C.)

CROFT or CROFTS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, July 3,
1652. Of Bedfordshire. Matric. 1652.

CROFT, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Sidney, Mar. 6, 1728-9. Matric.
1729; M.B. 1729. S. of Laurence, of Kendal, Westmorland,
pleb. Matric. from Queen's College, Oxford, Mar. 4, 1723-4,
age 19. (Al. Oxon.)

CROFTS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity Hall, June 30, 1749.
Matric. 1750; Scholar, 1750; LL.B. 1759.

CROFTS, JOSHUA Adm. sizar (age 22) at Trinity, Apr. i,
1725. S. of John, of Bolton, Yorks. School, Bolton. Matric.

CROFT, NICHOLAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Mar. 19,
1643-4. Perhaps Nicholas Crofts, s. and h. of Francis, of
Flemingham, Norfolk, gent.; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 4,

CROFT, RICHARD. Proctor, c. 1435-40.

CROFT or CROFTS, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Corpus

Christi, Michs. 1625. Of Kent. B.A. 1628-9; M.A. 1632;

B.D. 1640. Fellow, 1635-55. Ord. priest (Peterb.) June 9,

1639. Buried at St Benet's, Cambridge, Feb. n, 1654-5.

Will proved (V.C.C.). Friend of Thomas Fuller. (Hist, of

Cambridge, 104.)
CROFT, ROBERT. Matric. sizar from St John's, Michs. 1576.

B. at Leeds, Yorks. B.A. 1579-80; M.A. 1583. Ord. deacon

(London) Dec. 21, 1581, age 24.


Croft, Stephen

CROFTS, STEPHEN. Adm. pens, at Clare, Mar. 3, i?oo-i.
S. of Thomas. B. at Stillington, Yorks. Bapt. Nov. 14,
1683. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 4, 1700-1. Buried at Still-
ington, Jan. 19, 1733 Brother of Edward (1715). (Pedigree
in F.M.G., 779.)

CROFT or CROFTS, THOMAS. Matric pens, from St John's,
Miens. 1550. School, Sedbergh. B.A. 1553-4; M-A. 1557.
Fellow, 1554.

CROFT or CROFTES, THOMAS. Matric Fell. -Com. from
Corpus Ckristi, Easter, 1576. Perhaps of Norfolk, barrister,
from Furnival's Inn; adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 23, 1579.

CROFTS, THOMAS. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1603. Of Kent.

CROFT or CROFTS, THOMAS. Matric sizar from Queens',
Easter, 1620. Of Leicestershire. B.A. 1622-3. 2n d s - oi
John (1575), R. of Peckleton, Leics., and brother of John
(1611). Died Feb. 14, 1651. (Nichols, iv. 483.)

CROFT, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Jesus, June 18, 1664. Of
Leeds, Yorks. S. of James. Matric 1664; Scholar, 1667;
B.A. 1667-8; M.A. 1671. Ord. deacon (Ely) Sept. 24, 1670.
R of Broughton, Lines. Died 1693. Father of the next.
(Burke, L.G.)

CROFT, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Jesus, Sept. 27, 1700. S. of
Thomas, above, R. of Broughton, Lines. B. 1684. Matric.
1701; B.A. 1704-5. Rustat Scholar. Ord. deacon (London)
Feb. 1707-8; priest (Ely) Dec 19, 1708. R. of Alderley,
Cheshire, 1712-4, and 1741-53. Buried there Nov. 6, 1753.
(Burke, L.G.)

CROFT, TOBIAS. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Trinity, Feb. 25,
1723-4. S. of Leonard. B. at Heversham, Westmorland.
School, Heversham. Matric 1724; Scholar, 1727; BA 1727-
8; M.A. 1731. R. of Linton, Yorks., 1736-65. V. of Kirkby
Lonsdale, Westmorland, 1739-66. Died 1767.

CROFTE, VINCENT. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs.

1554; B.A. 1559-60-
CROFT, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1552.

CROFTS, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Nov. 1570.

Perhaps 1st s. of Thomas, of Barwell, Leics. ; if so, held the

office of Custos Forestarum in Langton Forest and died

June 18, 1613. (Nichols, iv. 871.)
CROFTS, WILLIAM. Matric sizar from Queens', Easter, 1629,

as 'Leonard.' Of Leicestershire. B.A. 1632; M.A. 1636;

LLD. 1661 (Lit. Reg.). Perhaps 3rd s. of John (1575), R. of

Peckleton; if so, V. of St Mary-de-Castro, Leicester, 1638-48.

(Nichols, iv. 483.)
CROFTS, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at Jesus, June 29, 1653.

Matric. 1653. Migrated (age 16) to Christ's, July 7, 1654.

S. of William. B. at Doncaster. School, Doncaster. B.A.

from Christ's, 1656-7. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Apr. 20, 1661;

priest, Apr. 25, 1661. Will of one of these names (Taunton)

1675; of Langlord Budville, Somerset, clerk. (PeiU, 1. 564.)

CROFT or CROFTS, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 20) at St
John's, Mar. 29, 1697. S. of Christopher, husbandman.
B. at Sedbergh, Yorks. School, Sedbergh. Matric. 1697;
B.A. 1700-x. R. of Addingham, Yorks., 1710-4.

CROFTS, . A friar. D.D. 1479-80.

CROFT, . Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1581.

CROFT, . Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, Oct. 12, 1730.

Of Stillington, Yorks. Perhaps Robert, s. of Stephen

(1700-1). In Holy Orders. (F.M.G., 779.)
CROFTON, JOHN. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1673. Of London.

S. of Zachary, Nonconformist divine. Bapt. at St Botolph,

London, Dec. 10, 1657. Matric. 1674; B.A. 1676-7. Ord.

deacon (London) May 26; priest, May 30, 1678. Died in the

East Indies, c. 1691.
CROFTON, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from St John's, c. 1592.

CROFTON, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Apr. 28, 1671.
Of Lancashire. Perhaps ord. deacon (Ely) Oct. 2, 1675.

CROFTON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 17,
1593. Matric e. 1593.

CROIRE, JOHN. Of Corpus Christi. Scholar on Archbishop
Parker's foundation in 1364.

CROKE, set also CROOKE.

CROKB, GILBERT. B.A. 1517-8.

CROOK, JOHN. B.A. 1484-5.

CROKE, JOHN. Adm. at King's (age 18) a scholar from Eton,
Aug. 13, 1507. S. of Richard, of Easington, Bucks. B. at
Banbury, Oxon. Left Cambridge, 1509. Student of the
Inner Temple. One of the six clerks In Chancery, 1322.
Serjeant-at-law, 1547. M.P. for Chippenham, 1347. Master
in Chancery, 1549. Died Sept. 2, 1554. Buried at Chilton,
Bucks. (Cooper, 1. 118; D.N.B.)

Crompton, Charles
croke, martin. b.a. 1508-9.

CROKE, RICHARD. Adm. at King's (age 17) a scholar from
Eton, Apr. 4, 1506. B. in London. B.A. 1509-10; M.A.
1516-7; B.D. 1522-3; D.D. 1324. Incorp. at Oxford, 1532.
Ord. priest (Ely) June 18, 1519. From 1510 to 1517, he was
studying, and teaching Greek at other Universities; visiting
Oxford, Paris, Louvain, Cologne, and Leipzig. Public orator
at Cambridge, 1522. Fellow of St John's, e. 1524. Sent to
Italy, 1529, on the matter of the King's divorce. V. of Long
Buckby, Northants., 1532-58. Canon and sub-dean of
Cardinal College, Oxford. Fellow of Cardinal College, 1532.
Died in London, Aug. 1558. Will (P.C.C.); proved by his
brother Robert, of Water Orton, Warws. (Cooper 1. 177-
(D.N.B.) v ^^' "*

CROKE, RICHARD. Incorp. M.A. 1709, from Christ Church,
Oxford. S. of George, of Lines., gent. Matric (Oxford) Dec.
15, 1691, age 16; B.A. (Oxford) 1695; M.A. 1698. R. of
Carleby, Lines., 1698. R. of Tinwell, Ruts., 1700-11. Died
1711. (Al.Oxon.)

CROKE or CROOKE, THOMAS. B.A. 1513-4; M.A. 15x7.
Fellow of Corpus Christi, 1515. V. of Grantchester, Cambs.,
1526-42. Buried there Jan. 31, 1541-2.

CROKE, . B.Can.L. 1481-2.

CROKE, . Incorporated, 1518-9.


CROKWELL, THOMAS. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1500; B.A. 1503-4; M.A. 1508. Fellow. Ord. priest (Lincoln)
June 6, 1506.

CROME, EDMUND. B.A. 1468-9; B.D. 1474-5; D.D. 1480.
Fellow of Gonville Hall, 1475-83. R. of St Martin Out-
wich, London, 1483-95. Canon of Sarum. Will (P.C.C.) 1517.
(Venn, 1. n.)

CROME, EDWARD. B.A. (probably from Gonville Hall),
1505; M.A. 1508; B.D. 1518: D.D. 1525-6. Fellow, 1506-29.
University preacher, 1516. Principal of Physwick Hostel,
1509. An early reformer, and supporter of the King's policy.
R. of St Mary Aldermary, London, and of St Antholin's,
1534. Frequently in trouble for his opinions. Imprisoned,
1554; hut recanted. Died June, 1562. Buried at St Mary
Aldermary, June 29. Will, P.C.C. (Venn, 1. 17; D.N.B.)

CROME, EDWARD. Scholar of Gonville Hall; B.A. 1531-2.

CROME, JOHN. Scholar of Queens', 1533-5.

CROME (alias PETERSON), ROBERT. Pens, at Gonville Hall,
1512-5. Monk from Lewes. Prior of Lewes, 1526, till the
surrender, 1537. Preb. of St Paul's, 1537. R. of Shere,
Surrey. Treasurer of Chichester Cathedral. Preb. of York,
1537-54- Preb. of Lincoln, 1537. Died 1554-5. Will, P.C.C.
(Venn, 1. 22.)

CROME, WALTER Fellow of Gonville Hall, till 1427. Of
Norwich. Ord. priest, c. 1412. V. of St Peter, Colchester,
1427; of Broomneld, Essex, 1433. R. of St Benet Sherehog,
1442. Liberal donor to the University and College libraries.
Died 1453. Will (Bishop of London's C.) (Venn, 1. 6.)

CROME or CROMER, WALTER (alias GRIME). Pens, at
Gonville Hall, 1509. B.Can.L. 1509-10. Benedictine monk
of Norwich. Preb. of Norwich Cathedral after the sup-
pression. R. of Claydon, Suffolk, 1538. (Venn, 1. 18.)

CROMER or CROWMER, JAMES. Matric. Fell.-Com. from
Peterhouse, Easter, 1587. Probably s. and h. of William,
of Tunstall, Kent. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 20, 1589.
Knighted, 1603.

CROMER, . Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,

CROMLON, MORTON. Adm. pens, at St Catharine's, June 16,

CROMPTON, ANTHONY. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Pembroke,

Oct. 16, 1640. S. of Sir John, Knt. B. at Saxham, Norfolk.

Matric 1641.
CROMPTON, BURTON. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Emmanuel,

Oct. 11, 1739. Of Solihull, Warws. S. of John, clerk, Master

of Market Bosworth School. Schools, Market Bosworth and

Eton (colleger. 1733-8). Matric. 1740-1 : B.A. I743-4- Ord.

deacon (Lincoln) May 20, i744;priest, Dec. 22, 1743. C. at

Clay brook for twelve years. Died Jan. n, 1767, aged 46.

M.I. at Claybrook. Will (P.C.C.) 1768. (Nichols, iv. 1x3.)
CROMPTON, CHARLES. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1633. Of

Suffolk. Doubtless of Bradley. B.A. 1638-9. Probably

brother of Henry (1634) and Robert (1629).
CROMPTON, CHARLES. Adm. Fell. -Com. (age 16) at St John's,

Aug. 28, 1662. S. of Sir Robert (? 1639), Knt, of Middlesex.

B. there. School, Bury St Edmunds.


Crompton, Henry

CROMPTON, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi,
Lent, 1634-5. Of Suffolk. Doubtless of Bradley; brother
of Charles (1635).

CROMPTON, JAMES. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Pembroke, July 1,
1647. S. of Thomas (1601), of Blakenham, Suffolk, clerk.
Matric. 1649.

CROMPTON, JAMES. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Jesus, May 1,
1665. S. of John. B. at Hackin, in the Parish of Bolton-in-
the-Field, Lanes. Matric. 1665; Scholar, 1667; B.A. 1668-9;
M.A. 1672. Fellow, 1672-94. Taxor, 1680. Proctor, 1688-9.
Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Dec. 22, 1672. V. of Hinxton, Cambs.,
1677-82. V. of All Saints', Cambridge, 1687. V. of Fordham,
Cambs., 1690-4. Died Mar. 1, 1693-4. (A. Gray.)

CROMPTON, JAMES. Adm. pens, at Queens', June 25, 1702.
Of Hampshire. B. at Basingstoke, 1687. School, Eton
(colleger, 1700-1). Matric. 1702. Ord. deacon (Lincoln)
Dec. 18, 1709, as literate.

CROMPTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Sidney, Jan. 1601-2. Of
Cheshire. Perhaps the same as the next.

CROMPTON, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter, 1602;
B.A. 1604-5.

CROMPTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, July, 1629.
S. of Abraham, of Breightmet, Bolton, Lanes. Bapt. 1611.
Matric. 1629; B.A. 1632-3; M.A. 1636. Ord. priest (Lichfield).
Lecturer at All Hallows, Derby. Sequestered to Brailsford,
Derbs. V. of Arnold, Notts. , 1 660 ; ejected, 1 662 . Died Jan. 9,
1668-9. Buried at West Hallam, Derbs. {Calamv, 11. 275;
Fam. Min. Gent., 1. 20; D.N.B.)

CROMPTON, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St Catharine's, Easter,

1658; B.A. 1659-60; M.A. 1663. R. of Little Bromley,

Essex, 1671-8.
CROMPTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Pembroke, June 7,

1660. S. of Henry, of Breightmet, Bolton, Lanes. Matric.

1660. Minister of Cockey Moor, Lanes. Buried there, 1703.

CROMPTON, JOHN. Matric. sizar (age 19) from Christ's,

Easter, 1664. S. of Thomas, of Breightmet, Bolton. B.A.

1667-8; M.A. 1671. Ord. priest (Lincoln) May 25, 1673.

Chaplain to Mr Dimmocks, of Symond's Wood, Lines. R.

of Scremby, Lines., 1673. Died Dec. 25, 1675. {Peile, 1.

614; Fam. Min. Gent., 1. 69.)
CROMPTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Christ's, Mar. 28, 1674.

B. in London. School, St Paul's. B.A. 1677-8. Probably

M.D. (Lambeth) 1701. Admon. (P.C.C.) 1733, of one of

these names; of New Windsor, M.D.
CROMPTON, JOHN. Adm. at Kino's, a scholar from Eton, 1700.

B. at Midhurst, Sussex. Matric. 1701. Died, as student, of

consumption, 1702. Buried at Clewer, Windsor.
CROMPTON, PAUL. Matric. sizar from Pembroke, Easter,

1635. Of Suffolk. Buried at St Botolph's, Cambridge, Feb.

22, 1636-7.
CROMPTON, RICHARD. Matric. pens, from Queens', Lent,

1578-9. Of Norfolk.

CROMPTON, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter, 1602;

B.A. 1604-5 One of these names V. of Thornton, Leics.

Buried 1615. {Nichols, iv. 983.)
CROMPTON, ROBERT. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Corpus

Christi, Easter, 1629. Of Suffolk. Perhaps knighted, 1642 ;

of Middlesex ; and father of Charles (1662). Probably brother

of Charles (1635) and Henry (1634).
CROMPTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 28,

1 65 1. Of Yorkshire. Perhaps s. of Robert, of Driffield,

Yorks. Bapt. there, Mar. 6, 1633-4. Adm. at Gray's Inn,

May 23, 1653. Buried at Little Ruston, Apr. 19, 1674. Will,


CROMPTON, ROBERT. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's,
July 2, 1659. S. of William, deceased, of Bolton, Lanes.
B. there. School, Greenhead, Haltwhistle. Matric. 1659;

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