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F1II Letters Patent 1 Ap. 14 H. VIII. to University of Oxford, and 26 Ap. 3 Eliz. to University of Cambridge, and all other Letters Patents to either of the said Universities, confirmed.E+W

And the Letters Patents of the Queenes Highnes most noble Father Kinge Henry Theight made and graunted to the Chauncellor and Schollers of the Universitie of Oxford, bearing date the first daye of Aprill in the foureteine yere of his Raigne, and the lettres Patentes of the Queenes Majestie that nowe is, made and graunted unto the Chauncellor Maisters and Schollers of the Universitie of Cambridge, bearing date the sixe and twentie daye of Aprill in the third yeare of her Highnes most gratious Raigne, and also all other lettres Patents by any of the Progenitors or Predicessors of our said Soveraigne Ladye, made to either of the said Corporated Bodies severally or to anye of their Predecessors of either of the said Universities, by whatsoever Name or Names the said Chauncellor Masters and Schollers of either of the saide Universities in anye of the said lettres Patentes have ben heretofore named, shall fromhenceforth be good effectuall and avaylable in the Lawe, to all Intentes Constructions and purposes, to the foresaid nowe Chauncellor Maisters & Schollers of either of the said Universities and to their Successors for evermore, after and according to the Fourme Wordes Sentences and true meaning of every of the same lettres Patents, as amply fullye and largely as yf the same lettres Patentes were recited verbatim in this present Acte of Parlyament; Any Thing to the contrary in any wyse notwithstandinge.

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F1S. 2 repealed by Cambridge University and Corporation Act 1894 (c. IX), s. 5 in so far as it confirms or preserves the portion of Letters Patent 26 Ap. 3 Eliz. 1 recited in that Act

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