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Shaw, that eminent traveller, was Principal. Of this Hall were Dr. John Mill, who published the Greek Testament, printed at the Theatre; and Thomas Hearne, M. A. that diligent Antiquary.
NEW INN HALL. III. New Inn HALL stands at the west end of the city, near the Church of St. Peter in the Bailey. It was formerly called Trillock's Inn, from John Trillock, Bishop of Hereford, who built it in the year 1349. Opposite this Hall is the gateway of a College of Monks of the Augustine order, in which Erasmus resided two years. He left an elegant Latin Poem on his manner of living there.
ST. MARY HALL. IV. ST. MARY HALL is situated north of Oriel College, near the High-street. It consists of one quadrangle, formed by the Principals Lodgings on the north, the Hall and Chapel on the south, and on the east and west by the Chambers of the Students.
This Hall was erected by King Edward II. Some Exhibitions have been given to assist the Students in the prosecution of their studies.
Several eminent men have resided and been educated here, viz. Cardinal Allen, Sir Thomas More, Lord Chancellor Hatton, Erasmus, Mr. Sandys the celebrated English poet and traveller, &c.
The buildings of this Society received considerable improvements in the last centi the east side having been entirely rebuilt by the contributions of several Noblemen a Gentlemen educated here; and the south side of the quadrangle has been lately raised and finished by benefactions from Dr. Nowell, the late Principal, and other members of the Society. The number of Students is about 60.
MAGDALEN HALL, V. MAGDALEN HALL is adjoining to the west side of Magdalen College, to which it is an appendant. The number of Exhibitions given to this Hall supplies it with many members. It was erected by William Waynflete, the Founder of Magdalen College, and has a large Grammar School joined to it, intended as a nursery for Magdalen College. The number of Students is generally about 70.
Hilary Term begins January 14.- -Ends on Saturday before Palm-Sunday.
Easter Term begins on Wednesday after Low Sunday-Ends on Saturday before Whitsunday.
Act Term begins on Wednesday after Whitsunday-Ends on Saturday after Act Sunday.
Michaelmas Term begins Oct. 10.-Ends Dec. 17.
THE LATE AND PRESENT
GO V E R NORS
OF THE RESPECTIVE
COLLEGES AND HALLS.
Late and present Presidents of Magdalen College. 1768. George Horne, D.D. 1791. Martin Jof. Routh, D.D.
Late and present Masters of University College. 1764. Nathan Wetherell, D. D. 1808. James Griffith, D. D.
Late and present Provofts of Queen's College. 1767. Thomas Fothergill, D. D. 1797. Septimus Collinson, D. D.
Late and present Wardens of All Souls College. 1767. Right Honourable Lord Tracy, D. D. 1793. Edmund Ilham, D.D.
Late and present Principals of Brasenose College. 1785. William Cleaver, D.D. 1809. Frodsbam Hodson, M. A.
Late and present Principals of Hertford College. 1775. Bernard Hodgson, LL. D.
Late and present Wardens of New College. 1768. John Oglander, D. D. 1794. Samuel Gauntlett, D. D.
Late and present Wardens of Wadham College. 1783. John Wills, D. D. 1806. William Tournay, D.D.
Late and present Presidents of Trinity College. 1776. Joseph Chapman, D.D. 1808. Thomas Lee, D.D.
Late and present Masters of Balliol College. 1785. John Davey, D. D. 1798. John Parsons, D.D.
Late and present Presidents of St. John's College. 1772. Samuel Dennis, D. D. 1795. Michael Marlow, D.D.
Late and present Provosts of Worcester College. 1777. William Sheffield, D.D. 1795. Whittington Landon, D.D.
Late and present Rectors of Exeter College. 1797. Henry Richards, D.D. 1808. John Cole, D.D.
Late and present Principals of Jesus College. 1768. Joseph Hoare, D.D. 1802. David Hughes, D.D.
Late and present Rectors of Lincoln College. 1784. John Horner, D.D. 1792. Edward Tatham, D.D.
Late and present Provofts of Oriel College. 1768. John Clark, D.D. 1781. John Eveleigh, D.D.
Late Late and present Presidents of Corpus Christi College. 1748. Thomas Randolph, D.D. 1783. John Cooke, D. D.
Late and present Wardens of Merton College. 1790. Scrope Berdmore, D. D. 1810. Peter Vaughan, D. D.
Late and present Deans of Christ Church. 1783. Cyril Jackson, D. D. 1809. Charles Henry Hall, D. D.
Late and present Masters of Pembroke College. 1796. John Smith, D. D. 1809. George William Hall, D. D.
Late and present Principals of Alban Hall. 1759. Francis Randolph, D. D. 1797. Thomas Winstanley, D. D.
Late and present Principals of Edmund Hall. 1787. William Dowfon, D. D. 1800. George Thompson, D.D.
Late and present Principals of St. Mary Hall. 1764. Thomas Nowell, D. D. 1801. Phineas Pett, D.D.
Late and present Principals of New Inn Hall. 1767. Robert Chambers, LL.B. 1803. James Blackstone, LL.D.
Late and present Principals of Magdalen Hall. 1787. Matthew Lamb, D.D. ,1788. Henry Ford, LL. D.