Edward the 4th at once took away from Kings College a thousand pound land a year, amongst which the fee farm of the Mannors of Chesterton & Cambridge. Whereupon no fewer then i[1] forty of the fellows & scholars besides conducts Clerks Choristers & other College officers were in one day forced to depart the house for want of maintenance. Indeed I have read that King Edward afterwards restored five hundred marks of yearly revenue on condition they should acknowledge him for their founder & write all their deeds in his name. Fullers History of the University of Cambridge. pag 76.

[1] i. Caues Hist. Ac. Cant. pag. 68.

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