Cambridge University: Statutes
||Cambridge University: Statutes
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||Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
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The university's history can be dated back to the early thirteenth century, when scholars congregated in the city for the purpose of study. The first college, Peterhouse, was established in 1284.
Extracts from the statutes of the University of Cambridge: (fo. 1) Elizabethan statutes; (fo. 41) Royal letters of Kings James I, Charles I and Charles II to the University; (fo. 57) further statutes and decrees covering the same period. Inside the front cover are the names 'Mr. Bright, 36 Cadogan Place' and Lilley and Britnell. There are also various numbers of sale catalogues.
Bequeathed by Francis Jenkinson, 1923.
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Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Cambridge University: Statutes, MS Add.6456
|University of Cambridge|
|Charles II (1630-1685) King of Great Britain and Ireland|
|Charles I (1600-1649) King of Great Britain and Ireland|
|James I (1566-1625) King of Great Britain and Ireland|
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