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Rex Gordon   Link to this

Oliver Naylor ...

was Prebendary of Exeter, had been a Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge, 1651-59, per L&M.

Australian Susan   Link to this

"walk an hour with Sir W Penn"
Wish we knew what they talked about - there is a great deal going on at the moment, such as the forgery problems, could have been most interesting.

Wim van der Meij   Link to this

Googling I found a bit more : on the site of Cambridge University they are talking of Caius College: http://www.cam.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/c...

Wim van der Meij   Link to this

My message prior to the one above seems to be lost: I was wondering about Warrington speaking of 'Caius College' insted of Keye's College

Mary   Link to this

Caius College

'Caius' (at least, in this context) is still pronounced "keys" and not in the Roman fashion as (approx.) "Cai-us".

vicenzo   Link to this

".Caius College." Oh! how we doth love to fowl up the visitors and other out of towners.

vicenzo   Link to this

and see Wim in the text it doth say why, [there also be cross keys in the local area.]
"and then re-founded in the sixteenth century by John Keys; the College is referred to as Caius (pronounced Keys)"

marc   Link to this

Ah, Keys founded the place; I could never figure out how anyone did manage to find 'Keys' in 'Caius'.

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