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Monstrous AdversaryThe Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford$
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Alan H. Nelson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780853236788

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313592

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Oxford's Grammar School

Oxford's Grammar School

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This chapter focuses on the grammar school founded by Christopher Swallow, vicar of Messing, Essex, at Earls Colne and Coggishall, in 1519–20. Before his death on 22 August 1539 Swallow secured an agreement that each successive Earl of Oxford would serve as guardian. Oxford appointed William Adams schoolmaster, who was not only incompetent but connived with Simon Ive, another a ‘dishonest servant’ of Oxford's to milk the school lands for their joint personal benefit.

Keywords:   grammar school, Christopher Swallow, William Adams, schoolmaster

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