1. A. Wood, Hist. of Oxford, i. 826-8; Maxwell-Lyte, Hist. of University of Oxford, pp. 373-4; J. B. Mullinger, University of Cambridge, pp. 436-7; Cooper, p. 60.

2. Mullinger, University of Cambridge, pp. 440, 441.

3. These sermons were dispensed with by Charles II in 1679 because the preacher's remuneration was considered inadequate. A Statute approved by Queen Victoria in Council, 6th April 1858, now governs the preachership, and lays down that the Lady Margaret's Preacher be appointed by the Vice-Chancellor; that he hold office for one year, and that he preach one sermon in the University Church at Commemoration of Benefactors (on the Sunday after All Saints' Day) in place of the six sermons a year prescribed by the deed of foundation (Cambridge University Register).

4. Bergenroth, Cal. S. P. Span. i. 156.

5. Bergenroth, Cal. S. P. Span. i. 176 (1498).