Memorandum Quod: John Fastolf and the Founding of Magdalen College

Magdalen College Record, p. 98, 2003

7 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last revised: 19 Aug 2009

Jonathan Rose

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Arizona State University College of Law

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

Magdalen College in Oxford was founded in 1458 by William Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. This article discusses the role of Sir John Fastolf, a special benefactor of the college, in the founding. As this article explains, Fastolf’s property played a significant role in enabling Bishop Waynflete to establish Magdalen College.

Keywords: legal history, Magdalen College, Oxford

Suggested Citation

Rose, Jonathan, Memorandum Quod: John Fastolf and the Founding of Magdalen College (2003). Magdalen College Record, p. 98, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1426349

Jonathan Rose (Contact Author)

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