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Agreement for the provision for 2 scholars annually for 200 years to be chosen by the Master of the Hospital and the Dean of Canterbury on payment by the Hospital of £6 13s 4d per annum at the west door of Westminster Abbey., 1569-05-22

 Item — Container: CCCC02/M/14/13
Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/14/13

Scope and Contents

Witnesses: Thomas Colby, esquire; John Whittney; Henry Maynore, gent (gents?) and Matthew Allen, scribe.
The instruction that the scholars are to be known as Canterbury scholars is interlineated thus giving rise to possible confusion with the Canterbury scholars established by John Parker after his father's death, allegedly in accordance with his will.
Appended are confirmations by Matthew Parker as Patron of the Hospital, Lambeth, 23 May 1569 and the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, 26 May 1569.


  • 1569-05-22


3 membrane(s) : vellum

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Existence and Location of Copies

Transcripts at 04/S/2, p. 1 and Chapter Book 1, pp.. 19-20; abstract at Masters, p. 202.


Seals: 1. William Murphet: round, armorial: party per pale, dexter, a chevron engrailed between three scallops, sinister, a lion rampant; 2. Paker as Archbishop, with signature, Matthaeus Cantuar; 3. Dean and Chapter (damaged, but a good impression).

Date information

DateText: Lambeth.


William Murphet, Master of Eastbridge Hospital and the Master and Fellows of CCCC

Finding aid date

2010-07-27 16:31:23+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Corpus Christi College Archives Repository

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