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petition

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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 Item — CCCC15/19

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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC15/19
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1779-05-14
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Copy of 105d., 1447

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/105e
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Endorsed: 'Our bille directe vnto owr souerayn lord the kyng at Wyndesore for Henry Somer as acter enformac[i]on of al the mater'

Dates: 1447
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC06/O/31
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1580-08
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Copy or draft of the petition of the Master and Fellows to the King in Council., 1718-03

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC03/4/5
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1718-03
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Draft of a., 1540

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/113b
Scope and Contents From the File: Allen was B.A. from Pembroke, 1520/1; Fellow there, 1521; Fellow of Corpus 1536; Vicar of Grantchester 1540-45; died. 1545.Most items are undated and no attempt has been made to present them in chronological order.Allen's patron (see items h to k) is not named, but in the draft of his letter to him (k) Aleyn deletes your 'mastership' and substitutes 'lordship'; further, when Allen refers to his patron's solicitations on his behalf the master is reported as saying 'that Master...
Dates: 1540
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Draft or copy of a petition to the crown from the Vice-Chancellor and Heads, 1725

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/31/1/14
Scope and Contents The petitioners seek alterations to Statute XXI, De concedendis gratiis, vesting power in the Regent House, and Statute XLI, De Capite, allowing individual members of the Caput a veto on every grace proposed.The petition, perhaps never submitted, may have arised from the suspension in 1725 by VC Savage of William Campbell, Senior Regent, for contumaciously exercising his veto on the Caput. His suspension was reversed by the delegates on appeal.The document is in Mawson's...
Dates: 1725
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/31/1/24
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1729-06-01
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/31/1/25
Scope and Contents

Ashburnham was a Fellow of the college from 1733-35, subsequently Bishop of Chichester, then succeeding to his father's baronetcy.

Dates: 1733-03-10
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Draft petition for a mandate MA for Houblon, 1728-07-06

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/M/31/1/21
Scope and Contents From the File:

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.

Dates: 1728-07-06
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/35/100
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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

Dates: 1391
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Further draft of a., 1540

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/113c
Scope and Contents From the File: Allen was B.A. from Pembroke, 1520/1; Fellow there, 1521; Fellow of Corpus 1536; Vicar of Grantchester 1540-45; died. 1545.Most items are undated and no attempt has been made to present them in chronological order.Allen's patron (see items h to k) is not named, but in the draft of his letter to him (k) Aleyn deletes your 'mastership' and substitutes 'lordship'; further, when Allen refers to his patron's solicitations on his behalf the master is reported as saying 'that Master...
Dates: 1540
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Petition for a benefice, 1380 - 1392

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/3 6
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Mention of a rural deanery in the gift of Norwich priory. On dorse, petition for an unspecified benefice in the diocese of Lincoln.

Dates: 1380 - 1392
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Petition to an unknown 'lordship', similar to a, but briefer., 1540 - 1545

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/113g
Scope and Contents From the File: Allen was B.A. from Pembroke, 1520/1; Fellow there, 1521; Fellow of Corpus 1536; Vicar of Grantchester 1540-45; died. 1545.Most items are undated and no attempt has been made to present them in chronological order.Allen's patron (see items h to k) is not named, but in the draft of his letter to him (k) Aleyn deletes your 'mastership' and substitutes 'lordship'; further, when Allen refers to his patron's solicitations on his behalf the master is reported as saying 'that Master...
Dates: 1540 - 1545
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Petition to Chancery seeking sub poenas against those named in 113q., 1544 - 1545

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/36/113r
Scope and Contents From the File: Allen was B.A. from Pembroke, 1520/1; Fellow there, 1521; Fellow of Corpus 1536; Vicar of Grantchester 1540-45; died. 1545.Most items are undated and no attempt has been made to present them in chronological order.Allen's patron (see items h to k) is not named, but in the draft of his letter to him (k) Aleyn deletes your 'mastership' and substitutes 'lordship'; further, when Allen refers to his patron's solicitations on his behalf the master is reported as saying 'that Master...
Dates: 1544 - 1545
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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

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/38/31.6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: For the acquisition of the site by the college see the introductory note to nos 45 following.Numbers 2 and 3 Central Buildings were sold to Christ's Hospital on 31 December 1938; the last of the property, 4 Central Buldings, was sold in 1982.Nos. 14 to 18, comprising valuations, bills for repairs, correspondence, solicitors' bills, rental accounts, etc., 1795-1862, not found, July 2007.No. 26 not used.Some of the later items listed are no longer held by the...
Dates: 1869
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Petition to person unknown, perhaps Robert Whittington, requesting writs for the feofees (CCCC) to appear in Chancery, 1503

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/14/120A 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Many of these documents are undated and the order of them below is largely conjectural. The internal evidence for dating seems often contradictory.The case arises from disputed wills of William Kent, fellow, d. between 28 Aug. 1482 and 13 Feb. 1482/3, and of his father William Kent, burgess. Margaret, wife of Robert Cope or Coope was sister of William Kient, M.A., and named with Thomas Cosin as his co-executor. The matter was disputed, apparently, before the Vice-Chancellor, Dr John...
Dates: 1503
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Petition to the Archbishop of Canterbury [Grindal] complaining that the college refuses to defend his title to tenements he leases from them., 1586

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/17/9
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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.

Dates: 1586
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Petition to the college for abatement of tithes, or rather of composition thereof., 1831-10-29

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC09/N1/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

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).

Dates: 1831-10-29
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