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Separation of the Faculties
32
On the preeminence of Arts in the University
34
On the Organic Structure supposed to be requisite to con stitute a University
36
2 Exemption from Common Jurisdiction
38
3 Corporate Rights concerning Police and Property
40
CHAPTER II
43
Tradition connecting the University with Alfred
44
Literary state of Alfreds times
45
That Oxford was a seat of learning in Saxon times and probably in Alfreds reign
46
Physical position of Oxford
48
Fluctuations in the progress of learning
49
Oxford was depressed by being too much in advance of the age
50
Divergence of the Oxford System from that of Paris
51
The effect of the Emigration from Paris has been overrated
52
The position of the Chancellor at Oxford had no parallel at Paris
53
On the Oxford Halls and Inns
54
On the original Oxford Chancellor
56
Similarity of Oxford to Paris as to Studies and Degrees in early times
59
Early state of Cambridge
61
On the number of the Academicians
66
Importance of the fact that Oxford was not a capital city
72
The four Nations at Paris and their Provinces
80
Comparison of the two modern Political Parties with
87
Reflections on the above and on the relation then sus
93
The increase of wealth importance and spirit in the Town Corporation leads to bursts of violence
134
Contest against Robert de Wells
136
Tumults during the transition from the old University system
139
Contest against John Bereford with frightful Riot in 1355
140
Consequences of the Riot
145
Parallel events in Cambridge
147
Permanent ascendancy of the Universities
148
Tranquillization of the Academic Population under a stable Oligarchy
150
CHAPTER VI
152
Ambitious efforts in government and philosophy by which the Middle Age exhausted itself
154
On the Wykliffite struggle and the results of quelling it
155
Decay of the University Studies
158
The growth of the Native English intellect
160
Rise of a National Spirit
162
Their doubtful position half clerical half lay
163
State of the University Finances
164
On the endowment of Professorships
165
University Libraries
166
Disposition of the Regency toward the Universities contrasted with Henrys
270
Employment of the National Ecclesiastical Funds
271
University Reform of 1549
272
Unsatisfactory results of the Reform
277
Indigence of the Scholars
279
The Reformers begin a direct persecution
280
Honorable exception of Peter Martyr
282
The benefits of the Reformation are not to be looked for in its influence on the Universities
283
The Reformers did not mean to unshackle the mind
285
Reflections on the Catholic reaction under Mary
286
Fresh University Visitation
288
the cause want of FREEDOM
290
Ejection and then fierce persecution of Protestants
291
her persecution of Dissenters effects of the war with Spain
294
Elizabeth a Patroness of Learning
300
Miscellaneous notices of Endowments to encourage Learning
302
Bodleian Library
303
Cambridge Libraries
305
Revenues of the Universities and Colleges
306
The Universities are made essentially PROTESTANT
307
Courtfavour showered on the Universities Royal Visits
308
Elevation of the Universities both in rank and in wealth
310
Efforts to assimilate the academic population to the morale of the Court
312
Cambridge takes the lead of Oxford in all improvement
313
Moral and religious agencies
315
College regulations
316
All power lodged with the Colleges
317
Peculiarities of the Cambridge Reform
319
Importance of the change in the mode of Electing the Proctors
320
Evil spirit or incapacity retarding all improvement at Oxford
321
In neither of the Universities were the fruits propor tionate to expectation
323
Testimony of Anthony Wood against the state of Ox ford
325
Moral and intellectual influence of the Court on the Universities
327
Influence of the Nation at large and especially of the Metropolis on the Universities
329
Reciprocal influence between the Inns of Court and the Universities
331
Evil influence of the Gentry upon the Universities
333
Evidence concerning the Domestic Education of the Gentry
335
Mutual action between the Universities on one side and the Schools and the Church on the other
337
Cultivation of Law at the Universities
343
Medical Study at the Universities
344
Effect on the Universities of the London College of Physicians
345
State of Mental Philosophy at the Universities
347

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