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
Date Written: 2003
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
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