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strica, impartial; a matter of some difficulty where the motres and the actions of the characters under consideration cfea excite very different sentiments. I would fain hope, ce the other hand, that I have donc something towards bringing out more clearly the real character of Whitgift and ze services which he unquestionably rendered to the uniTE!y. The slur cast upon his memory by one of the most conguished ornaments of that society which he ruled so a, must always be a matter of regret to those who have start the cause of historic truth.
Tive difficulty in dealing with my whole subject has cer
y not diminished as the materials have multiplied. It ins ben truly observed by a very careful investigator of 29.1.y history, that an adequate treatment of the sube matulates not merely due attention to the organisation Bisco-le, the general discipline and the privileges, of an 2.zie corporation, but also frequent reference to con
tary events and to the influences, whether favorable one patrictive, resulting from the policy of the civil and anastiral powers; while the developement of the inteljo' and scientific life of the wbole university and the muling achievements of its most conspicuous memSy are obrivasly of primary importance! If I admit that
las ben my endeavour to realise, in some degree, the nikal indicated by professor Aschbach, it will be con.:i.at the labour involved has been considerably beyond
a mere registration of facts; in no respect, perhaps,
E.se ale Beziehungen erschöpfende Universitäts-Geschichte welche Frai.n Anforderangen an eine wissenschaftliche Darstellung que aparebis soll, darf das auf die Organisation, die Statuten, die
Linrichtungen und Privilegien Bezuzlicho nicht übergehen; sie mult u de ac**tia Ereignisse der Zeit und die fürü mwen oler
s, Vethainisse zur Lan:lesregierung und zur Kirche nicht nnbe. Hen: sie muss aber vor allen Dingen die Entwicklung des wissen.
-- Lebens in srinen manchsachen Richtungen verfolgen, und Eima. Jer vorzuzlichelen Leistungen der namhaftesten l'niversitats.
in ergehender Weise darlegen.' Gesch. d. Wiener Unirersitat on Jedrdunderte ihres Bestehens. Vor Josa ph Aschbach. Introd.
have I been more conscious of the difficulties of my task
For the encouragement and practical aid which I
the collec; to the Rev. Robert Sinker, B.D., librarian of Tricity College, for like assistance and for access to the brary of the foundation. I have also to thank E. J. L. Sots, esquire, of the manuscript department of the British Hocam, for the loan of his transcript of Gabriel Harvey's 3.2 Brib, prior to its publication by the Camilen Society; 20,1 Lit Bowes, cuire, of the firin of Macmillan and Live for the loan of his copy of Cooper's Additions and !--Telun to the duruls (it voluing now of grant rarity), ! 2.-) fur garminion w consult the manuscript of his
E poil Infuses the Cambridge Antiquariun Society on :'• printer to the university. To the trustees of the *.2:2Library, Grufton Street, London, iny thanks are
z! frement access to the library, a collection of special 11. fie students of our seventeenth century history.
Fx inkrmation and assistance in various points, I would
are to express my obligations to 11. Maxwell Lyte, es..., xu, of Christchurch, Oxford; to T. W. Jackson,
e, X.A., tutor and dean of Worcester College, Oxford; ..se Per. J. W. Hicks, M.A., fellow and librarian of Sidney Come; to the Rev. W. A. Cox, M.A., fellow and junior
an, to W.F. Smith, esquire, 31.A., fellow and lecturer, and P. F. Sot, esquire, J.A., fellow and bursar,—of St John's
L's my acknowledgements are due to the Syndics of e l'aversity Press, during the lust seven years, for the 43*15e rendered me in the production of this volume is kind consideration of the delay which has attended
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