Item III/iii/15 - An Account of the Court of Portugal under the Reign of the Present King Don Padro II . . .

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An Account of the Court of Portugal under the Reign of the Present King Don Padro II . . .


  • 1957 (Accumulation)
  • 1700 (Publication)

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8vo, 1 volume

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COLBATCH, JOHN, son of John Colbatch, Ludlow, Shropshire, and Jane ---; bapt. 27 Dec 1663; adm.; KS 1680; rejected 1682, but elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1683, adm. pens. 19 Jun 1683, aged 18, scholar 10 Apr 1684; BA 1686/7; MA 1690; BD 1701; DD 1706; Minor Fellow, Trin. Coll., 2 Oct 1689-90, Major Fellow 1 Jul 1690-1715, Senior Fellow from 1715; ordained priest (London) 20 Dec 1691; Chaplain to British Factory, Lisbon 1688 [check]-96; a protege of Gilbert Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury; tutor, Trinity Coll., 1700, Senior Dean 1705-7; travelling tutor in Italy with Earl of Hertford (later 7th Duke of Somerset) 1706; Knightsbridge Professor of Moral Theology, Cambridge, 1707-44; an opponent of Richard Bentley in internal Trinity College disputes, becoming involved in several resulting lawsuits; Prebendary of Salisbury 7 Aug 1702 - res May 1720; Rector of Orwell, Cambs., from 1720; author, three pamphlets; d. 11 Feb 1747/8. DNB.

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ex Duke of Bridgewater

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  • English

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  • Latin

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  • English


  • Latin


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