He was a munificent patron of men of letters, who came in large numbers to his court.
Akbar was a munificent patron of literature.
Mitsuhisa, then feudal lord of Satsuma, was a munificent patron of art.
Warham, who was chancellor of Oxford University from 1506 until his death, was munificent in his public, and moderate in his private life.
Contemptuous of the opinion of his fellows, he hid his virtues, paraded his faults, affected some failings from which he was really exempt, and, since his munificent charity could not be concealed from the recipients, laboured to spoil it by gratuitous surliness.