By Charles Henry Cooper

Charles Henry Cooper charted over part a millennium of lifestyles at Cambridge within the 5 volumes of Annals of Cambridge. Cooper practised as a solicitor in Cambridge, and used to be additionally city clerk from 1849 till his loss of life in 1866. He was once a willing historian and dedicated loads of time to archival examine, fairly into neighborhood historical past. Drawing on large private and non-private files, together with petitions, city treasurers' money owed, recovery documents, demise certificate, criminal articles and letters to ruling royalty, Cooper compiled a entire chronological heritage of Cambridge, documenting the 'city of students' via its tumultuous political and non secular starting to be pains. It used to be released in components, within the face of substantial competition from the college gurus, yet was once finally acclaimed as an authoritative account. This moment quantity, released in 1843, covers the Elizabethan interval, from 1546-1601, and contains the founding of the college Press.

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ALSO if any Bruer be found fauty in any of the premisses after that hee hath bene iij times Amerced, then y e said brewer shal bee comitted to prison, there to rema)rne till hee have fined at the pleasures of the officers of the Universitye. ALSO that every Tipler or Gauger, that selleth Ale in this fayer that they have theire measures well and lawfullie sealed and assyzed according to the standerd of the Universitie; and y t every Gauger, and berebrewer yt hath Ale or bere to sell, have a signe at theire booth, whereby they may y e better be knowne, under y e payne of imprisonment.

Item, the examynacion of the exemplyfycacion to two Maysters of the chauncerye, iiij s . Item, to the Mayster of the rolles for his fee of The exemplyfycacion, vj s . viijd* Item, for other expencs the same tyme, liiijs. (2) On the 4th of September, the Lord Protector sent the following letter to the Vicechancellor and Heads of Colleges, in order to secure uniformity in divine service throughout the University:— To our lovyng freendes our Vicechauncelor of Cambridge, and to all Maisters and Rulers of Colledges there.

THAT no Master of College nor student or schollers nor Phisitians Surgeons Bedells horse be taken post. 3. T H A T noMuster be taken of Scholier or schofler's servante, or any other person privileged by of the universitie be mustered before any commissioners of the Muster for the shire or towne of Cambridge but only by lettres or other commission directed to the vicechancellor or some of the universitie. 4. THAT the Vicechancellor for the time being the Masters of the Kinges College Trinitie College and three colleges moer whom the Kinges Majestie shall appointe shalbe Justices of the peace and have all such authoritie as other Justice of peace have.

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