Very humorous was some of the evidence by which the sale of the masterships was proved.
Art and literature will give no masterships except to devotees.
Both these Hospitals were affiliated to the Church, and the masterships were in the gift of the Archbishop.
On the night of August 4, 1789, the reformation of masterships was one of the numerous motions voted with enthusiasm.
It was Turgot, as every one knows, who took upon himself to do away with wardenships and masterships.
With the masterships in royal hands the probability of civil strife was greatly lessened.
"There is a very keen competition for masterships, Mr. Weld," said he.