1. Cooper, pp. 95, 96; Baker's preface to Fisher's Mornynge Remembrance.
2. Maxwell-Lyte, University of Oxford, pp. 374-5, says in this connexion: 'It is somewhat strange to find that the most exalted personages in the realm used formerly to interfere in the election of the bedels . . . it is possible that in the Middle Ages the bedels occupied a position somewhat analogous to that of the Heralds.'
3. Churton, Lives of Smyth and Sutton, p. 502; Cooper, p. 69.
4. Churton, pp. 174-5 and 504-5.
5. Stanley, Memorials of Westminster Abbey, p. 165. Recent researches point to Robert Verttle as the designer, but Bray may have been consulted.
6. Cooper, p. 58.
7. Two passages of the letter are omitted here. The whole is given by Cooper, p. 91, and Ellis, Original Letters, i. 43-6. The year in which this letter was written is not given, but Prof. Mayor's Appendix to Cooper's Lady Margaret (pp. 157-8 and 246-7) shows that it refers to Christ's College and not St. John's. Cf. also Baker's preface to Fisher's funeral sermon.
8. Mullinger, University of Cambridge, pp. 453-61; John Peile, Litt.D., Christ's College, pp. 14-23.
9. Some interesting references to Lady Margaret's rooms are given in Cambridge Cameos, lately published by Sir Arthur Shipley, G.B.E., Master of Christ's College.
10. Mullinger, University of Cambridge, p. 496.
11. Lewis, Life of Fisher, i. 17, and Cooper, App., pp. 249-50 (from Searle's Hist. of Queens' College, pp. 125-6).
12. Lewis, op. cit., ii. 292, and Cooper, App., p. 252 (from the 'Thin Red Book' in the Treasury at St. John's College) and Baker's preface to Fisher's funeral sermon, xv.
13. Cooper, p. 119. Her executors were Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester; John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester; Lord Herbert Sir Thomas Lovell; Sir Henry Marney; Sir John St. John Henry Horneby, her Chancellor (later Master of Peterhouse); and Sir Hugh Ashton, Comptroller of her Household (Archdeacon of York).
14. Baker, Hist. of St. John's College, pp. 62, 72.
15. Mullinger, p. 507, and note (from Erasmi Opera, iii. 1253).