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seniority, by reason of a statute of the University denying degrees to any non-resident:
In performance of our said promise, and for the future encouragement of others in the like service, We do hereby signify unto you, That it is our will and pleasure that the said John Castle be by you created Master of Arts, and allowed the same seniority which, according to the custom of your University, he had enjoyed had he been resident at the usual time of taking degrees.
Given at Whitehall, the 22d day of June 1658.8
Castle, the Books indicate, had entered Trinity at the same time, and been under the same Tutor, with a very famous person, “John Driden Northampt. admissus Pens." - both, namely, were admitted, “Pensioners,” in Sept. 1649.
2. That Benjamin Rogers be made Bachelor of Music, -"a Form Oliver Cromwell's Mandats,” says Baker, who has excerpted this one. To Our trusty and well-beloved the Vicechancellor and Senate of Our á
University of Cambridge.
OLIVER P. Trusty and well-beloved, — We greet you well. Whereas we are informed that you cannot, by the statutes and according to the customs of your University, admit any to the degree of Bachelor of Music unless he had some years before “been' admitted in a college: And whereas we are also certified that Benjamin Rogers hath attained to eminency and skill in that faculty: – We, willing to give all encouragement to the studies and abilities of men in that or any other ingenuous faculty, have thought fit to declare our will and pleasure, by these our letters, that, notwithstanding your statutes and customs, you cause Benjamin Rogers to be admitted and created Bachelor in Music, in some one or more of your con
· Cambridge Archives, “Grace-Book H. p. 181." Communicated by Rev. J. Edleston, Fellow of Trinity College.
gregations assembled in that our University; he paying such dues as are belonging to that degree, and giving some proof of his accomplishments and skill in music. And for so doing, these our letters shall be your warrant. i Given at Whitehall, the 28th day of May 1658.8
$ Copy in Harl. Mss. no. 7053, f. 152 (Baker M88. X. 373); – and as before, in “Grace-Book H. p. 180." -- The Originals will never turn up. In the same Register of “Graces,” or Decrees of Senate, is one (of date 1661) for burning whatsoever Mandates or Missives there are from Crom. well; whereby doubtless the Originals (whith small damage to them, and some satisfaction to the Heads of Houses) were destroyed.
ABBOT, Colonel, in Ireland, ii. dered Antichristian, 218;
Spain, 346, 381.
fight, ii. 333. See Jaffray. 118, 284, 320.
mond, ii. 170; at Wexford,
273; – Ludlow's mistake Argyle, Marquis, dines with
Cromwell, ií. 74; Cromwell's
account of Prayer-Meeting 1650, iii. 2.
disturbances by, iii. 276-279. Armstrong, Sir Thomas, notice
Army, King's and Parliament's,
1643, 146, 162, 163; New
res Scots Committee, iii. 98; in 1645, 233; too near Lon-
1647, 270, 271; at Saffron
iv. 336-339; Agitators in, i.
275; Rendezvous at New-
276; comes to St. Albans,
of, 278; Declaration against,
signated by Cromwell, iii. London, 285; enters Lon.
121, - see St. Albans; in Baas, M. de, intriguer, App. C.
Eastern Association, 132. iv. 377.
ter in behalf of, App. C. iv. Baillie, Robert, on Scots De-
mands, i 106, 107; Appren-
flies from Glasgow, iii. 6; is
in Glasgow, 62.
fight, ii. 17, 22; perplexed,
ii. 83, 86, 87; Cromwell's Balder, Allegory of, i. 11.
Baltimore, Lord, and Mary-
of Tredah, ii. 165; killed, iv. 4.
Banks, Mr., on Cromwell, i.
Cromwell, ii. 308; his letter Bannockburn, Cromwell at, iii.
iii. 99. See Divines. Barbadoes, delinquents sent
i. 124, 136; raise an Army, Barbarous nations, records of,
count of, iii. 141.
Barkstead, Col., a Major-Ge- Beacham, Margery, case of, iii.
34, 63, 66.
Peace, i.66,125; his descend- tans, i. 112; General of Par-
to, 125, 141.
Bedford, Level, i. 96; - iii.
letter to, iii. 274.
Duke of York, iv. 4.
Berners's, Lord, ancestor, i.
Berney, Sir Richard, fined. i.
Berry, Captain, slays General
1642, i. 124, Grantham, 13th 324; Major, at Preston fight,
Maidston, Kimber, Forster,
Edgehill battle, i. 124; - Birch, Col., at Bristol siege, i.
Birch, Dr., prints Hammond's