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The Tripos is the formal examinations of the University of Cambridge. It is commonly divided into two parts, which are taken successively. Hector Munro Chadwick (1870-1947) was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Cambridge University, 1912-1945. Queen Elizabeth visited Cambridge University in August 1564. Sir William Cecil, Secretary of State and Chancellor of the University, requested that a book be compiled of verses composed by members of the University in honour of the visit. Most of the colleges contributed verses, but King's College compiled its own volume. The book was presented to the Queen and returned by her to Cecil. A second volume, detailing college founders, benefactors and members, was prepared, but is now lost.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Cambridge University Society for the Promotion of Religious Equality: Membership Roll and Minutes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6661-6663
Dates: 1875-1883
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Commonplace Book concerning royal visits of James I and Charles I to Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2677
Scope and Contents Fragment of a commonplace book, written in Cambridge, paginated 65-75. First hand (c. 1615): Latin verses; questions debated during the king's visit, 15 May 1615; poem 'In adventum Regis Martii 7mo [1615]'; list of plays performed before the king at Cambridge, 1615; R. Corbet (attrib.), 'Liber Novus de Adventu Regis ad Cantabrigiam' (trans.); Cambridge madrigal in answer to the last. Second hand (1642): John Cleveland, 'Address to King Charles I on his visit to Cambridge, March 1642; Francis...
Dates: 1615-1642
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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George Chawner: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6094-6144
Dates: 1900-1914 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Incomplete copy of 'A Collection of Documents Relating to the University and Town of Cambridge' (CUL MS Ff.3.33).

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6192-6193
Dates: 1786 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Richard Gooch: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2616
Scope and Contents A collection of treatises, published and unpublished, extracts, notes, drats and verses, many relating to the University of Cambridge. Includes drafts of the following works by Gooch: 'Liber Cantabrigienses', unpublished biographical notes on officials and students of the University of Cambridge; 'The British Youths' Familiar History of the Town and University of Cambridge', unpublished; 'America and the Americans', unpublished, with 15 watercolour sketches; 'Cantabrigia', newspaper cuttings...
Dates: 1823-1839
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Samuel Sandars: Transcribed extracts from British Library manuscripts concerning the town and University of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.729
Scope and Contents Inside front cover, a note `Care has been taken not to copy any thing contained in MSS. Baker II, IV, VI, IX, X, XI, as transcripts of these volumes are already in Cambridge Unviersity Library'. [1] (fol.2) `Vetus liber Archdiaconi Eliensis', dealing with church furniture in Cambridge c.1276-1349, from Baker MS.3 (Harl.7030), p.507, a transcript of Caius College MS.204; in Latin. [2] (fol.16) Andrew Perne, order against playing football, 1580, from Baker MS.3, p.423. [3] (fol.17) Note of...
Dates: 1869
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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