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six are limited to natives of the City of Norwich; six to the County of Norfolk, three to London, two to Hertfordshire, one to Bedfordshire, and two to Cambridgeshire. To each of the scholars he appointed 4 marks apiece yearly, and 1 mark for livery. These scholarships, which were each £15. 168. 8d., are now of the annual value of £20. 6s. 8d., and five of the scholars have in addition rooms rent free in the Caius Court. Of these twenty scholarships, three are given for proficiency in Anatomy and Physiology, and are tenable for three Fears.
1567. Joanna Trapps, widow, late the wife of Robert Trapps, of London, goldsmith, by the persuasion of Dr Caius, gave lands of the yearly value of £11. 68. 8d. for the stipends of four Scholars, every scholar to have four marks yearly, and to be called Trapps' scholars. This was settled by her trustees, with certain conditions for the election of her scholars; one or more of them to be chosen by the governors of the Free School of Sandwich, in Kent; they are to be children of poor parents, who of themselves are not able to maintain them.
1556. Sir Peter Hewett, of Barrow, in Suffolk, Clerk, gave to the College £180, to buy lands of the value of 12 marks per annum, and ordained two Scholarships, each of 4 marks per annum; the scholars to be chosen, cæteris paribus, out of the diocese of Norwich.
1570. Humphry Bysby, Doctor of Laws, gave money to the College, towards the purchase of the manor of Woburn, on condition of allowing 35s. per annum to a poor Scholar, out of th school of Eye, in Suffolk, or near to that place.
rum modum abrogare aut improbare perrexerit, quive sciens prudens ad hoc data opera, quod hic sancitum est, verbo factove publice palam contempserit, hunc hominem, quisquis is erit, ineptum omnes habento: et a senatu, siquidem ex eo numero jam fuerit, is qui auctoritati præest, nisi resipuerit, expellito. Inter candidatos vero si sit, ab omni gradu honoris arceto. Ex plebe autem Scholarium si fuerit, quum ita haberi id ei commodo esse possit, pro scholari ne censeto. Puerilem denique temeritatem, si quid publice ausa fuerit, domi apud suos castigari curato. Postremo Vicecancellarius et Procuratores quæ hic præscripta sunt ne contemnantur, neve edicto fraus aliqua fiat, pro modo jurisdictionis singuli providento.
" Ab his si quid adrersum hæc admissum sit, aut omissum, mulcta est quam dixerit Cancellarius. In summa, hoc edictum omnes sacrosanctum ita habento, ut nec contumacibus remissum, nec resipiscentibus severum esse videatur. Datum Londini 18. Calend. Junias, anno Domini, 1542.
1570. Matthew Parker, D.D., Archbishop of Canterbury gave to the College £60. 138. 4d., on condition that the should allow £3. Os. 8d. per annum to a Scholar, to be chose by the Archbishop of Canterbury, or sede vacante, by the deal and chapter; he is to be born in Canterbury, and educated in the schools there.
With the money given by Mr Hewett, Dr Bysby and Arch bishop Parker, the manor of Woburn was purchased ; and ou of it three scholars' stipends are paid: to Hewett's two Scholars £8 per annum ; to Dr Bysby's, 358.; to the Archbishop's £3. Os. 8d.; in all, £12. 158. 8d.; the residue to go to the Col: lege chest.
1585. Jocosa, alias Joyce Frankland, widow, the daughter of Joanna Trapps, widow, a most excellent and pious woman, among the rest of her goods and lands which she gave to pious uses, bequeathed unto the College, three days before she died, Feb. 20, 1586, her principal messuage, with two tenements, situate in Philip Lane, London, then of the yearly value of £33. 6s. 8d., and left her executors £1540, to buy lands of the yearly value of £70. 10s., that the College should be endowed annually with the revenue of £103. 68. 8d. of her gift, to the end that six Fellows of her foundation might receive £7 per annum apiece for their stipends, and twelve Scholars five marks each ; a Hebrew Lecturer, £4 per annum; a Chaplain, or conduct, £10 per annum, so as he should perform eight common places or sermons in a year in the chapel, in which he should mention her and her son, William Saxey; and in these sermons he should declare the charity and pious devotion of Joyce Frankland, the daughter of Robert Trapps, late of London, goldsmith, and William Saxey, her son. She willed also to every one of the scholars of her mother, Joanna Trapps, to each a mark per annum for an increase of their stipends, and willed that her fellows, chaplain, and scholars should be called the Fellows, Chaplain, and Scholars of Joyce Frankland, the daughter of Robert Trapps, and of William Saxey, her son ; all to be chosen by the major part of the Seniors; the Fellows
to have no dividend or distribution as the Seniors have, and in all things to be subject to the College Statutes.
1586. Richard Willison, sometime fellow of the College, gave certain lands and tenements in Haglo and Pulton, in the parish of Aron, in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire; but before his gift he leased them out at very small rents for 1000 years, reserving upon all the farms but £7. 18. 4d. per annum for the stipends of two Scholars, after the death of his wife Margaret, who died in A.D. 1596.
1590. John Lyon, a wealthy yeoman of the hamlet of Preston in the parish of Harrow, the founder of the school there, gave two Exhibitions of £5 each yearly, for two Students at Gonville and Caius College, to be appointed by the governors of the school. At present each Exhibitioner receives £10 yearly for four years.
1599. William Cutting, gent., by his will gave to the College an annual rent-charge for ever of £13. 68. 8d. out of all his lands and tenements for the stipends of four poor Scholars born in Norfolk, so as that every one should receive £3. 6s. 8d. per
annum. But because the College as a corporation, or body ci s politie
, was not in a legal capacity to receive such a gift, Score they did not enjoy it till 1612, when upon a bill exhibited in
Chancery it was decreed to the College, with the arrears, against the heirs of William Cutting, who denied the payment of it.
1615. Stephen Perse, M.D., senior fellow of the College, died
I on Sept. 30, and by his will gave £5000 to buy lands for numerous charitable purposes. Among these he ordained to six Fellows of his foundation the sum of £10 per annum each, to be B.A. at least, and such as were his scholars to be preferred to be his fellows, cæteris paribus.
To six Scholars of his foundation £4 per annum each, and such to be chosen as have been scholars three years at least in his school before any other. He gave also £500 to the Master and Seniors of the College, to be bestowed about making a convenient building for the lodgings and chambers of his fellows and scholars within the said College.
1618. William Branthwait, Master of the College, died; and ordered his executors to buy lands of the yearly value
besides repairs of £26. 138. 4d., for the founding of four Schola ships of £5 per annum each, for a feast every year on the day his death or four days after; to the Master and Fellows, £ to the Scholars, 20s.; to the Provost of King's and Master Emmanuel, his superintendents, each 6s. 8d.; to two Schola: of Emmanuel, each 18., and to dine in Hall. His executo Richard Branthwait, Esq., purchased lands in Wiggenhall, Germain's and St Peter's, in Norfolk, and conveyed them t the College for the purposes aforesaid, anno 1621.
1626. John Gostlyn, M.D., that learned and excellen governor of the College died; and gave his houses and hi annuity out of the Manor of Milton, &c., the proceeds of whicl were for the first seven years to be gathered into the College Chest; and then the Master and Fellows at that time should make good and sufficient security to Caius College for £40 per annum for ever, to be employed in the following manner :-The sum of £5 per annum for four Scholars born in the city of Norwich; for a feast on his mortuary, £4; the Master of the College the same day for his care in seeing his will performed, 40s. ; to the preacher, 13s. 4d., to be appointed by the Master; to the Senior Fellows present, 3s. 4d.; to his Scholars that are present, 2s. 6d. ; the residue to the College Chest. The Will is dated Oct. 19, 1626.
1620. William Harvey, M.D., fellow of the College, (the discoverer of the circulation of the blood) gave the College £100 during his life for a stipend to a Scholar. Some lands were purchased from Martin Perse, Esq., at Bassingbourne, in Cambridgeshire, for £180, of which £80 came out of the College Chest. The Master and Fellows agreed that a stipend of £4. 10s. per annum be paid to a Scholar, who should be called Dr Harvey's Scholar.
1639. Mr Matthew Stokys, Esquire Bedell, one of the senior fellows of the College, died, and gave to the Master and Fellows by his last will, dated July 20, 1631, the rectories of Dilham and Honynge, in Norfolk, which he held of the Bishop of Ely by lease, to have and enjoy them five years after his decease, to the intent and purposes following: that within every ten years for ever they should renew the said
lease of the Bishop for the time being, at and under the usual rent of £13. 68. 8d. per annum, and to pay for ever to three Scholars of his foundation £5 apiece per annum, and 10s. for chamber rent; to one Fellow, who is to be actually a divine or to apply himself to the study of divinity, and may be of any county, £15 per annum, and 20s. for chamber rent, to be subject to the College Statutes, and to be chosen in three months after a vacancy by the Master and major part of the Fellows ; as also two of the three Scholars, who are to be natives of the city of Norwich, or county of Norfolk ; the third Scholar is to be named by the Bishop of Ely within two months after a vacancy, otherwise the election devolves to the College ; he may be of any county. For a feast yearly on his funeral day, £4; to the Master, 68. 8d. These following to see his will well and truly performed : to the three Esquire Bedells, who are to be invited, 28. apiece ; to the upper and under cook, caterer, butler, and porter, each 3s. 4d.; to each of the College almswomen, 38. 4d.; and for the advancement of the Fellowship and Scholarships, his desire was that there should be a particular book kept of all such monies as should arise from his gift over and above the renewing of the lease at the time appointed, to the intent that the same might be employed by purchase or otherwise amongst other College money for the better advancement of the said Fellowship and Scholarships. The three Scholarships are now each of the value of £60 per
1672. John Cosin, D.D., the first loyalist ejected from the University in 1640, then Master of St Peter's College, and afterwards Bishop of Durham, founded three Scholarships.
1689. Mr Fairclough gave the College the yearly sum of £5 for an Exhibition.
1704. John Gostlyn, M.D., fellow of the College, died in this year, having been President for twenty-five years. In his life-time he gave £500 to augment the stipends of the four Scholars, founded by Dr Gostlyn, his great uncle; and at his gave
the College the advowson of Hetherset in Norfolk. 1708. William Peters, clerk, Rector of Weeting, in Norfolks
, by his last will, dated Aug. 14, 1708, left an estate in