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Parish of St Andrews

"The University of St Andrews was originally founded by bishop Wardlaw in 1410 and was the first institution of the kind in Scotland. For an account of the foundation of this institution its first professors and their objects of Study and the ceremonies and rejoicing which took place when it had received the sanction of a papal bull see vol. [volume 1 pp [pages] 73 and 74. The site of the original buildings of the institution which for a long time received no higher title than the Pedagogium was on the ground now occupied by St Mary's College but it had apartments in other parts of the city. Bishop Kennedy, the successor of Wardlaw imitating his noble example founded and endowed the college of St Salvator". See Leighton's Hist. [History] of Fife vol. [volume] lll [3] p. [page] 24

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