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Oxford and Cambridge Act 1571

1571 CHAPTER 29 13 Eliz 1

An Acte for Thincorporation of bothe Thunyversities.

X1For confirming the Priviledges of the Two Universities;

For the greate Love and Favor that the Queenes most excellent Majestie beareth towardes her Highnes Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and for the greate Zeale and Care that the Lords and Commons of this present Parliament have for the Mayntenaunce of good and Godly Literature and the vertuouse Education of Youth within either of the same Universities; And to thentent that the auncient Priveleges Liberties and Fraunchises of either of the said Universities [X2here before] graunted ratified and confirmed by the Queenes Highnes and her most noble Progenitors may be had in greater Estymation and be of greater Force and Strengthe, for the better Increase of Larning and the further suppressing of Vice:

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