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A Life of John Colet: With an Appendix of Some of His English Writings [Paperback]

By J. H. Lupton (Author)
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 3CHAPTER III. AT THE UNIVERSITY. textit{Magdalen College.textit{State of Oxford in Richard Ill's time.textit{Contrast between then and now.textit{University Buildings.textit{Studies : the " textit{Trivium " and " Quadrivium."textit{Platonic influences. THAT it was to Oxford that Colet went is beyond question. But it is again disappointing to be left without any certain knowledge of the college or hall at which he entered. Magdalen, then newly founded by William of Waynflete, is commonly supposed to have been the one ; but this is after all only a matter of conjecture.1 To this noble foundation, completed but eight years before his own birth, Colet might naturally be attracted; but, on the other hand, his name is not to be found on any of its extant registers.2 There is some very slight evidence to connect him with Exeter College, but this amounts to no more than that he is found twice dining there in 1519 (the summer before his death), and that his friend Grocyn was Greek Lecturer there.1 Supposing, then, on the strength of the very slight evidence 1 It rests chiefly on a statement of Wood (" Athenae," i., p. textit{22), that "he was sent to ... the university of Oxon about 1483, at which time one or more of his simame were of S. Mary Magdalen College." 3 A full and laborious publication of these was made by the Rev. J. R. Bloxam, D.D., Fellow and Librarian, in 7 vols. (1853-1881); but, though Lily's name is found, Colet's is not. The learned editor, moreover, has kindly informed me that he has not since discovered any trace of Colet there. ' Boase, " Registers of .... Exeter College," 1879, p. 27, n., where the entry is given : " xxiii /. pro vino dato Doctori Colett zbus vicibus." See also Pref., p. xvii. It is unfortunate that the "Register of the University of Oxford," vol. i., latel...

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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Pages   324
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.76"
Weight:   0.92 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2004
Publisher   Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN  1592444938  
ISBN13  9781592444939  

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