The Abby also of Westminster…she [Elizabeth] converted to a Collegiate Church: and there she instituted to the glory of God, and increase of good literature, a Deane, twelve Prebendaries, a Schoole-master, an Usher, forty Schollers (called the Queenes Schollers, whereof sixe or more, are preferred every yeere to the Universities 1 ), Ministers, Singing-men, twelve Almes-men, etc. and this certainly with happy increase of learned men both for the Church and Common-wealth…. (1560.)