Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper

By Charles Henry Cooper

Charles Henry Cooper charted over part a millennium of lifestyles at Cambridge within the 5 volumes of Annals of Cambridge. Cooper practised as a solicitor in Cambridge, and was once additionally city clerk from 1849 until eventually his loss of life in 1866. He used to be a prepared historian and dedicated loads of time to archival learn, really into neighborhood background. Drawing on vast private and non-private documents, together with petitions, city treasurers' bills, recovery documents, dying certificate, felony articles and letters to ruling royalty, Cooper compiled a finished chronological background of Cambridge, documenting the 'city of students' via its tumultuous political and non secular turning out to be pains. It used to be released in components, within the face of substantial competition from the college professionals, yet used to be ultimately acclaimed as an authoritative account. This moment quantity, released in 1843, covers the Elizabethan interval, from 1546-1601, and contains the founding of the collage Press.

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And yt ye sayd Butchers sell not a ston of Tallowe above viijr/. T ALSO yt every Innekeeper yt keepeth Inne, yt he have his bottels of hey w ell and lawfullie made and sysed and yt every bottle wayghe vij11, And that ye sell not less than three horse loves, good and lawful, for a penny, under ye payne of punishment after the discretion of ye Officers of ye University. ALSO that every Carryer, yt bringeth woode to sell in this markett, that they bringe good wood, and yf it be faggott, let ye faggot therof be well filled and sized, and that everye faggot be full vij foot longe, and every faggott to have two bonds and xli faggots in a load, well filled after ye said lenght, under ye payne of forfeiture.

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