List of Masters of Clare College, Cambridge

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The following have been Masters of Clare College, Cambridge:[1]

  • Walter de Thaxted – 1326 (year of installation) (still University Hall at this time)
  • Ralph Kerdington – 1342 (no longer University Hall; now Clare Hall)
  • Nicholas de Brunne – 1359
  • John de Donewich – 1371
  • John de Charteresse – 1392
  • William Radwinter – 1400 [2]
  • William Wymbyll – 1421
  • William Gull – 1440
  • William Wilflete – 1446
  • John Millington – 1455
  • Thomas Stoyll – 1466
  • Richard Stubbs – 1470
  • Gabriel Silvester – 1496
  • William Woodruff – 1506
  • Edmund Natures – 1514
  • John Crayford – 1530
  • Roland Swynbourne – 1539
  • John Madew – 1549
  • Roland Swynbourne – 1553
  • Thomas Bayly – 1557
  • Edward Leeds – 1560
  • Thomas Byng – 1571
  • William Smith – 1601
  • Robert Scott – 1612
  • Thomas Paske – 1620
  • Ralph Cudworth – 1645
  • Theophilus Dillingham – 1654
  • Thomas Paske – 1660
  • Theophilus Dillingham – 1661
  • Samuel Blythe – 1678
  • William Grigg – 1713
  • Charles Morgan – 1726
  • John Wilcox – 1736
  • Peter Godard – 1762
  • John Torkington – 1781
  • William Webb – 1815
  • Edward Atkinson – 1856 (now refounded as Clare College)
  • William Mollison – 1915
  • Godfrey Wilson – 1929
  • Henry Thirkill – 1939
  • Eric Ashby – 1958
  • Robin Matthews – 1975
  • Bob Hepple – 1993
  • Anthony Badger – 2003
  • Anthony Grabiner, Baron Grabiner – 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clare College website: List of Masters
  2. ^ Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40 / 629, for the year 1418; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/H5/CP40no629/aCP40no629fronts/IMG_0284.htm; sixth entry, "cant" in the margin; Magist' Willm Radwynter