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Biography

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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Cambridge University Prayer Union: Minute Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6761
Scope and Contents

Minute book, written in various hands, 199 folios. Attached to a flyleaf at the beginning is a letter from S.R. Smith to A.F. Scholfield, University Librarian, 10 October 1934.

Dates: 1891-1934
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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Revisers of the English Bible: Minutes, Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6923-6950
Scope and Contents

Notebooks and loose papers created and accumulated by the companies and committees engaged in the revision of the English Bible. The papers are mainly in English, with small amounts of French and Ancient Greek.

Dates: 1870-1899
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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