A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England and Wales, Volume 1

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Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1818 - Endowed public schools (Great Britain)
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Page xvi - But about the end of the twelfth or beginning of the thirteenth century, the...
Page xxxviii - I shall always be ready to join in the common opinion, that our public schools, which have produced so many eminent characters, are the best adapted to the genius and constitution of the English people.
Page 755 - — one day contains the whole of my life ; that it was unvaried as the note of the cuckoo ; and that he did not know whether it was more disagreeable for him to teach, or the boys to learn, the grammar rules.
Page 689 - Scholars' by me founded already in the said respective Colleges; with this alteration only as to the election of the scholars into the said additional scholarships : for my will is, and I do appoint, that the said additional scholars that shall be chosen in Brasenose College, in Oxford, shall, from time to time, for ever be elected out of Manchester School, in the county of Lancaster, and the free school of Hereford, and- the free school of Marlborough, in the county of Wilts, by turns...
Page 131 - Latin either in verse or in prose; for my intent is by this school specially to increase knowledge and worshipping of God and our Lord Christ Jesu and good Christian life and manners in the children.
Page 274 - God one thousand sixe hundred thirty and fower and in the tenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne lord Charles by the Grace of God of England Scotland Fraunee and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 183 - THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of June in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 517 - Ye shall submit your child to be ordered in all things, according to the discrecion of the Schoolmaster. ' ' Ye shall find for your child ink, paper, pens, wax-candles for Winter, and all other things at any time requisite and necessary for the maintenance of his study.
Page 660 - They shall use no weapons in the School as sword, dagger, waster, or other like, to fight or brawl withal, nor any unlawful gaming in the School. — They shall not haunt taverns, alehouses, or playing at any unlawful games as cards, dice- tables or such like.
Page 494 - Buckingham, which said premises are now in the possession of the said Principal and Scholars, by virtue of a bargain and sale to them thereof made by the said Duchess, by indenture bearing date the day before the date of these presents for one whole year from the day before the date of that indenture, and by force and virtue of the statute for transferring uses into possession...

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