St John's College, Cambridge: Statutes

Scope and Content

'Statuta Divi Johannis Evangelista Collegii in Academia Cantabrigiensi', a compilation of statutes of 1580, 215 pages, followed by an index. The rest of the volume is unused.

Administrative / Biographical History

St John's College, Cambridge, was founded in 1511 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Phillips Son & Neale, auctioneers, 4 February 1975.

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.