Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Address to the Vice-Chancellor [William Colman, Master of CCCC], the Heads of Colleges and other members of the university of Cambridge, 1779-05-14
The Committee has been and is in dispute with the Commissioners for Sewers/Adventurers who wish to impose tonnage and who will not allow the navigators to deepen the shallow places by staunches, etc., and wish the University to join with them in a petition and bill to parliament.
Encorsed: 'The fyrst supplication for the vewing of . . . .Copie'
Endorsed: 'Our bille directe vnto owr souerayn lord the kyng at Wyndesore for Henry Somer as acter enformac[i]on of al the mater'
Copy of petition to the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of London soliciting a contribution towards the cost of completing the new chapel., 1580-08
The petition recites sums already received: £200 from Lord Keeper Bacon; £20 from the Archbishop of Canterbury; £20 from the Mayor and Aldermen of Norwich; £20 from Lady Bacon; £20 from Mr Sergeant Bendelose; £10 from the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury; £10 each from Mr Butts, Esq., Mr Read and Mr Pearson.
On the second folio are listed members, and in some cases officers, of 12 city companies.
Note at foot that the petition was signed by Bradford as Master, Mawson, as President, John Denne, Christopher Fawcett, Thomas Herring and William Bradford (son of the Master), Fellows.
No, 3 in Mawson's list (03/4/1).
Shorter than 105d, and perhaps not an alternative version of the petition of this date.
Draft of petition to the the Duke of Somerset as Chancellor to procure a mandate for an MD for John Hollings, 1735-07-27
Venn records the degree as conferred in 1736
Draft or copy of petition to the the Duke of Somerset as Chancellor to procure a mandate for an MA for Richard Briscoe, 1729-06-01
Briscoe was Rector of St Martin's Outwich, London, and had been educated at the University of Leiden. It does not appear that the mandate was procured.
Draft or copy of petition to the the Duke of Somerset as Chancellor to procure a mandate for an MA for William Ashburnham, 1733-03-10
Ashburnham was a Fellow of the college from 1733-35, subsequently Bishop of Chichester, then succeeding to his father's baronetcy.
Houblon was admitted to Corpus in June 1725 as a Fellow-Commoner. He subsequently migrated to Emmanuel, and was later (in 1737) to marry Mary, daughter of Sir John Hinde Cotton.
Draft petition to John Duke of Guyenne and of Lancaster that he intercede with Sir Piers Courtenay with regard to his action at the King's Bench with regard to the advowson., 1391
No. 1 not used. No. 116 relates to Swaffham; No. 178 is now 207A
Also included are holdings in the nearby parishes of Milton (Middleton), Cottenham (Cotenham), Impington (Impiton or Empiton), and elsewhere
Mention of a rural deanery in the gift of Norwich priory. On dorse, petition for an unspecified benefice in the diocese of Lincoln.
Copy of 6 recto.
Petition to John Williams, Bishop of Lincoln, Keeper of the Great Seal, that the would appoint a day for a hearing in the dispute with Sir George Paul, 1622-11-14
Annotated at the foot by Williams: 'I must first knowe whether witttnesses be examined, and the cause readie for hearinge before I appointe a daie'.
Petition to John Williams, Bishop of Lincoln, Keeper of the Great Seal, that the would appoint a day for a hearing in the dispute with Sir George Paul, 1622-05-28
Annotated with the Keeper's instructions for the defendants to have notice of the petition and with notice of Robert Spicer's have shewn and read it to Sir George on 26 June 1622.
Petition to parliament against the 'Bill to grant further powers to the Metropolitan District Railway Company' which proposes compuslory purchase of the college property in Parker Street and Princes' Street., 1869
Petition to person unknown, perhaps Robert Whittington, requesting writs for the feofees (CCCC) to appear in Chancery, 1503
Petition to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Grindal] complaining that the college refuses to defend his title to tenements he leases from them., 1586
With notes by Robert Norgate, master, on Norrey's failure to observe covenants, etc., on his lease including reference to a demand that Norrey yield up his bond. 'This was done before me in my great chamber at the Collefdge, 23 of September Anno 1586'.
Endorsed: Instructions for Scocroftes house.
Annotated by Mawson: Signed by Dr Lambart Vice-Chr Dr Bentley
The rectory of Alford was bequeathed to the college by John Green, Master 1750-64, Bishop of Lincoln 1761-78, for the purpose of purchasing annually three pieces of plate for presentation to undergraduates who distinguished themselves academically; he also gave £100 for the renewal of the lease (see, in more detail, Lamb's edition of Masters' History of the College at p. 247. and no. 2, below).