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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.

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Societas Sanctae Crucis: Records

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5053
Scope and Contents 278 folios: (fos 1-3) preliminary notice; (fos 4-8) E.B. Pusey to Sabine Baring-Gould, 9 January [1854]; (fos 9, 10) copy of a letter from James Elwin Millard to Baring-Gould, 24 January [1854]; (fos 11 and 12) copy of a letter from J.M. Neale to an unidentified recipient, 21 February 1854; (fos 13, 14) dates of meetings held; (fo. 15) list of members; (fos 16, 17) statements of accounts; (fos 20-42) minutes of meetings and a report, 28 October 1854 - 20 May 1855. Fos i, ii, 18, 19 and...
Dates: 1854-1855
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