Image from page 194 of "Trinity college" (1898)
Title: Trinity college
Subjects: University of Oxford. Trinity College
Publisher: London : F.E. Robinson
Contributing Library: PIMS - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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all over, 3*. 6d. was spent pro purgandisBombardis. Caution-money had been raised to c£10,£7, and £2 10*., with various entrance fees for the useof plate, &c., common-room, and gratuities to theservants : the degree fees were £4< 7s. 6d. for the B.A.and £S 5s. 6d. for the M.A., out of which fixed sumswere devoted to Library, plate, &c. In 1665 occurs the first deliberate attempt to violatethe spirit of the statutes; it is pleasant to know thatthis proceeded from the Visitor, Bp. Morley, and wasopposed by the fellows. He wished them to elect a hopefulyouth, William Turner, son of the Dean of Canterbury,who had come up as a commoner with his brother Thomas,afterwards Scholar, Fellow, and President of Corpus ;and acknowledged that their only objection againsthim was his Fathers ability to maintayn him. Morleysletter, which contained all the sophistical points, whichafterwards became recognised ways of evasion, eventuallyprevailed. Similarly in 1681 the King wrote to dis-
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JFrcm a photograph by the] \0.\forii Caincm Club INTERIOR OF CHAPEL PRESIDENT BATHURST 167 pense with the absence of Villiers Bathurst, afterwardsJudge Advocate of the Navy, by which he was about toforfeit his scholarship. In 1674 Morley had sent a longstring of interrogatories, based on the statutes, by wayof visitation, with special instructions to enquire how often in every one of y® severell CoUedgesy® holy Sacrament is administered ; and whether all ofy® foundation do duly frequent it. You are also to enquire& take notice of those which are of y® foundation^ y* wearperiwigs or long hair, especially being priests. The College replied that there was nothing wrong.Cases of appeals as to the obligation to take orders alsoappear; and the Bishop again attempts arbitrarymeasures with the preamble having bin now above 20 years your visitor, and neverreceived any trouble from you, as I have done more thanonce from every one of ray other Colleges, I was in goodhopes I should never
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