A manuscript copy of the agreement made between Cambridge University and the town in 1503. This reproduction was made for Roger, 2nd Lord North (1531-1600), Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire.
Cambridge University: Agreement with town
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Purchased from Messrs Quaritch, 8 March 1973.
Other Finding Aids
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.