Accounts in 1363

This is the earliest surviving of the university accounts, itemising the contents of the University Chest in 1363. Thomas de Byngham and John de Kent list money to the value of £32 12s 3 ¾d; an alabaster cup placed as a pledge; four books of canon law and one of Peter Lombard’s Sentences; vestments and silk cloths; and muniments, including 33 royal charters, the university’s defence against any threat to its rights and privileges.

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