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Edward III. granted a License of Foundation, Dec. 24, 1347.
Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, procured the Charter of Foundation, June 9, 1348.
appointment of a Chaplain, May 23, 1354.
Lincoln College, Oxford; Master 1480—1488 and Benefactor.
1464, and Benefactor.
Oxford: Master 1507—1519 and Benefactor.
Chapel 1665. Richard Vines, Divine: Master 1644–50. Edmund Calamy, Divine : Fellow 1625. Roger Williams, Divine and Founder of Rhode Island : admitted 1623. Richard Crashaw, Poet: admitted 1631. William Holder, Philosopher : Fellow 1641. Thomas Wharton, Anatomist : admitted 1637. Thomas Stanley, Scholar and Poet: admitted 1639. William Moses, Serjeant-at-Law: Master 1654-1660 and Benefactor. Nehemiah Grew, Botanist : admitted 1658. Thomas Sydenham, Physician : incorporated 1676. Gregory King, Rouge Dragon and Economist : admitted 1684. Sir Benjamin Keene, Minister at Madrid : admitted 1691. Richard Crossinge: Fellow 1693-1734 and Benefactor. Charles Parkin, Antiquary: admitted 1708, Benefactor. Roger Long, First Lowndean Professor of Astronomy : Master 1733—1770 and Benefactor. Richard Attwood, Antiquary : Fellow 1703-1734 and Benefactor. John Woodward, Founder of the Chair of Geology: M.D. 1695. Christopher Smart, Poet: Fellow 1745-1753. Edward Hussey Delaval, Chemist: Fellow 1751--1756. Thomas Gray, Professor of Modern History, Poet: admitted from Peterhouse 1756. William Mason, Poet : Fellow 1748-1760 and Benefactor, Jonathan Toup, Scholar: M.A. 1756. William Pitt, Prime Minister : admitted 1773 and Benefactor. Thomas Fanshawe Middleton, First Bishop of Calcutta : admitted 1788. Mary Barker: Benefactress 1792. Sarah Lonsdale: Benefactress 1807. Thomas Mitchell, Editor of Aristophanes etc. : Scholar 1802-1809. Edward Maltby, Bishop of Durham: B.A. 1792. William Grant Broughton, First Bishop of Australia : B.A. 1818. Sir George James Turner, Lord Justice of Appeal: Fellow 1821—23. Sir James Alderson, President of the College of Physicians: Fellow 1823—1828. Gilbert Ainslie, Historian of the College: Master 1828-1870 and Benefactor. Benjamin Wrigglesworth Beatson, Scholar : Fellow 1827-1874 and Benefactor. Sir Henry James Sumner Maine, Jurist : Scholar 1841, and Honorary Fellow 1887–1888, John Couch Adams, Professor of Astronomy: Fellow 1853-1892.