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On the Prophecies and Testimony of John the
PRINTED FOR D. PRINCE AND J. COOKE, AND J. F. AND
C. RIVINGTON, AND T. CADELL, LONDON.
M DCC LXXX II.
Extract from the last Will and Testa
ment of the late Reverend JOHN BAMPTON, Canon of Salisbury.
“ I give and bequeath my Lands " and Estates to the Chancellor, Masters, “ and Scholars of the University of Oxford “ for ever, to have and to hold all and fin
gular the said Lands or Estates upon trust, “ and to the intents and purposes herein after“ mentioned ; that is to say, I will and ap-.
point, that the Vice-Chancellor of the “ University of Oxford for the time being - shall take and receive all the rents, issues, “ and profits thereof, and (after all taxes,
reparations, and necessary deductions made) “ that he pay all the remainder to the en“ dowment of eight Divinity Lecture Ser
mons, to be established for ever in the said University, and to be performed in the manner following:
“ I direct and appoint, that, upon the first Tuesday in Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly chosen by the Heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the Printing-House, between a 3