Entering the university of Erfurt in 1514, he took the bachelor's degree in 1515, the master's in 1516.
from which he received his bachelor's degree in 1757 and his master's degree in 1760.
Thence he proceeded, in 1858, to Paris, where, as later at Marseilles, he failed to obtain his bachelor's degree.
He took his bachelor's degree in 1635, his master's degree in 1639, and immediately afterwards was chosen fellow of his college.
Cambridge in early times followed the example of Oxford, and here also the bachelor's degree became more and more important (Bass Mullinger, History of the University of Cambridge from 1535.