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    Ernest George Hardy
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1899 Original Publisher: F.E. Robinson and Co. Subjects: Education / Higher History / General History / Europe / Great Britain Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER III GROWTH OF THE COLLEGE § 1. Griffith Powell Principal. Foe years -- indeed ever since his first election as Fellow in about 1590 -- Griffith Powell had resided in the College, and had devoted himself to its interests, practically directing it during the prolonged ahsence of Dr. Bevans, and acting as Tutor and Vice-Principal under Dr. Williams. There was no sort of doubt that he was the right man for the vacant Principalship. The election, however, was not in this case made either by resident or non-resident Fellows. On former occasions the elections by Fellows, whether collegialiter or non-collegialiter congregati, had no doubt been authorised or confirmed by the Commissioners. Now, as we have seen, a quorum of Commissioners was not to be secured, and accordingly the College, in the absence of statutes, might be considered to have fallen back into the position of a Hall, the Principal of which was nominated by the Chancellor of the University. This, at any rate, was the view taken by the Chancellor, Lord Ellesmere, who accordingly wrote to Dr. Singleton, the Vice-Chancellor: " Whereas I doe find by your letter that the office of the Principal of Jesus College is now voyde by the death ofMr Dr Williams  
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