Rev. Rowland Davies, confirmed by Bishop Douglass; sent to Sedgley Park School, 1795; admitted Oct. 9, 1795; left without taking orders.
CAWLEY, Thomas I., admitted Aug. 25, 1848; alumnus Apr. 5, 1867; ord. priest Dec. 18, 1869; D.D.; professor to date.
CHALLONER, Edward, born May, 1640, son of Edward Challoner and his wife Jane Harrison, of Speke, co. Lancaster, admitted Nov. 9, 1660; died in the College, Aug. 29, 1662. The family were staunch recusants, of theclass, and their names frequently appear in Catholic, records.
CHARNOCK, Richard, vide Arundel.
CHARNOCK, Robert, son of Roger Charnock, Esq., of Blacklach House, subsequently known as the Old Hall, Ley land, co. Lancaster, by Anne dau. of Robert Man ley,, of Sprotton, co. Northampton, and of Rosliston, co. Derby, Esq.; admitted Sept. i, 1633, under the alias of Manley; alumnus June 29, 1635; ord. priest Apr. 26, 1639; left for England, Apr. 14, 1640; inherited his paternal estate after the death of his elder brother William; resided at Blacklach, in which was the chapel, and served the Leyland mission; was archdeacon of the Chapter, pro notarius apostolicus, and grand vicar in Lancashire; died at Blacklach, Feb. 2, 1670-1.
CHRIMPSEY, John and William, vide Skinner.
CLARENCE, Peter, was nominated president by Bishop Smith and Anthony Champney, dean of the Chapter, Apr. 8, 1637 or 1638, but being at the time in prison or under bond for appearance, he did not arrive at the College till June, 1638. He resigned and left for England, June 29, 1642. It is stated that he had been educated at the English College at Seville. Presumably he is identical with Peter Curtis, born at Andover, Hants, 1595, son of Thomas Curtis and his wife Jane Burton, of Longparish, Hants. This gentleman belonged to an ancient family of Curtis, of Enborne, near Nexvbury, co. Berks, but being reduced in circumstances engaged in business at Andover. Peter was one of the youngest of nine sons. One of his two sisters was a Poor Clare at Rouen. Four of his brothers joined the Society, and the eldest, Fr. Thomas Curtis, S.J., sent him to St. Omer's College,