Richard Wilkinson: Letter of Presentation



Richard Wilkinson BA was Headmaster of Heath Grammar School [1600-1603]

The following Latin text is a copy of the letter of his Presentation to the Archbishop dated 29th August 1600


Presentatio Rich: Wilkinson ad officiu Mri Informatoris
Scholæ Vicariat: de Halifax.
Reverendissimo in xpo patri ac duo, dno Matheo Archiepo
Eboru, Angliæ Primati et Metropolitano, v'ri humiles
filii Gubernatores possessionu revenconu et bonoru Liberæ
Gramaticalis Scholæ dnæ Reginæ Elizabeth in p'ochia
et vicariatu de Halyfax in com: Eboru v'ræque Eboru
dieces: Salutem in duo sempiterna. Ad Scholam
Gramaticale p'dictam iam vacant' Richardu Wilkinson
in artibs baccalauriu p'nos electu ad officiu m'ri informatoris
eiusde scholæ dominationi v'ræ p'sentams humiliter
rogantes ut p'dictu Richardu in magistru informatore
Scholæ p'dictæ admittatis, ceteraq: oia et singula p'ficere
et p'implere quæ v'ro in hac p'te incubet officio, pastorali
velitis cu favore, dat' apud Bradley in vicariatu p'dict'
vicesimo nono die Augusti ao p'dictæ d'næ n'ræ Elizabeth
Dei gra Angliæ, ffranciæ et hyberniæ Reginæ fidei
defensor' Quadragesimo secundo. In cuis rei testimoniu
Sigillu n'rm comune apposuims die et anno supradictis
 



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