By Charles Henry Cooper
Charles Henry Cooper charted over part a millennium of lifestyles at Cambridge within the 5 volumes of Annals of Cambridge. Cooper practised as a solicitor in Cambridge, and used to be additionally city clerk from 1849 until eventually his loss of life in 1866. He used to be a willing historian and committed loads of time to archival learn, quite into neighborhood historical past. Drawing on broad private and non-private files, together with petitions, city treasurers' bills, recovery documents, loss of life certificate, criminal articles and letters to ruling royalty, Cooper compiled a accomplished chronological background of Cambridge, documenting the 'city of students' via its tumultuous political and non secular becoming pains. It was once released in elements, within the face of substantial competition from the collage specialists, yet used to be ultimately acclaimed as an authoritative account. This moment quantity, released in 1843, covers the Elizabethan interval, from 1546-1601, and comprises the founding of the college Press.
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Articles in Sturbridge fair ib. Extracts from the Town Treasurers Accounts . . Corporation ordinance prohibiting non-residents from being chosen burgesses of the parliament Articles relative to disorders in the University . Five Townsmen committed to the Gatehouse by the Chancellor of the University—Four discharged by habeas corpus and one on acknowledging his offence . Saving Clause in Charitable Uses Act . . . The University obtain a lease of the Town Gaol . . Disorders in t h e Universities .
15, 16, 33. See as to tbis act, Strype's Life of Sir Thomas Smith, chap. iv. and as to its alleged injurious consequences to the University, Strypc'sEcclesiastical Memorials, vol. ii. book i. chap. viii. ,) Dr. Lambs Cambridge Documents, 80, 82. The letter of the University was written by Ascham, and that of the Duke was, as Archbishop Parker supposed, by Click© or Smith. (1) MS. Baker, xxiv. 112. 1547-8] EDWARD THE SIXTTL 7 The University about this time, made application to the King for a grant of the following privileges :— IMPRIMIS, that no scholar nor servant or minister be compelled to musters.
After our right harty commendations. Whereas the Kinges highness by the advice of us the Lord Protector and other his Majesties cownsell hath set forth by proclamation a certeigne peyn against those which doth irreverently speke or preche upon the oly sacrament of the bodie and bloode of Christ, and which doth dispute argue object or defyne certayne vayne and not necessarie questions con(1) Dr. Lamb's Cambridge Documents, 86. (2) Strype, Ecclesiastical Memorials, vol. ii. book i. chap. xi. Repository M.
Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper