William de Hawkesworth

William de Hawkesworth (died 8 April 1349) was an English medieval college head and university chancellor.[1]

On 20 December 1348, William de Hawkesworth was confirmed as Provost of Oriel College, Oxford.[2] In the same year he became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford In 1349, he was briefly Chancellor of the University.[3] He died on 8 April 1349 and there is a brass to him in the chancel of St Mary's Church, Oxford, describing him as "prepositus huius ecclesie" ("provost of the church").

John Wyllyot was elected Chancellor against the University statutes on 20 April 1349 and instead became Chancellor of Exeter.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X.
  2. ^ Salter, H. E.; Lobel, Mary D., eds. (1954). "Oriel College and St Mary Hall". A History of the County of Oxford. Vol. 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History. pp. 119–131.
  3. ^ a b Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. p. 24 – via Internet Archive.
Academic offices
Preceded by Provosts of Oriel College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Preceded by Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
Preceded by Chancellor of the University of Oxford
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