Excerpt from The Esquire Bedells of the University of Cambridge From the 13th Century to the 20th Century In the following chapters a systematic account will be given of the titles, the duties, the mode Of election, the stipends, the dress, etc. Of the Esquire Bedells. Then a biographical list of nearly one hundred Of these Officials will be recorded - and incidents connected with their lives will be ted which, all down these centuries, strikingly illustrate the ceremonies and the studies of the University. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.