Personal papers of Clare College Fellow, Master and benefactor, Samuel Blithe (also spelt Samuel Blyth or Blythe).
Papers of Samuel Blithe
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born in Doncaster, Samuel Blyth was first admitted to Clare College as a sizar undergraduate in 1652. He gained his BA in 1655 and was made a Fellow in 1658, later serving as College Master 1678-1713, until his death. He was a considerable benefactor to the College.
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