We have no authority – no authority at all…
…but we have read the Deputy Chancellor’s detailed reasons in Rustat, as he urges “anyone interested in the fate of the Rustat memorial, and the life of the College and its chapel to read them in full” .
The Rustat memorial
The decision of the Ely Consistory Court to reject the application for a faculty to relocate the memorial to Tobias Rustat to another part of Jesus College, away from the College chapel, generated an enormous amount of media comment both for and against the decision: so much so that we have published three posts on the judgment:
- Rustat memorial: judgment, by David;
- Dunking, Breaking, Moving, (Re)Making…: Thoughts on the inherent contests of heritage, and on Rustat, a long reflection by Simon Hunter of 13 Old Square Chambers; and
- Re the Rustat Memorial: a casenote, by Frank.
Overkill, maybe: but we haven’t seen so much interest in a consistory court judgment since Re St Giles, Exhall.
Peculiars in Cambridge
The Rustat case raises the issue of peculiars in the Oxbridge (and other) colleges. Continue reading