He founded no less than three colleges, two at Oxford, one at Higham Ferrers, while there is reason to believe that he suggested and inspired the foundation of Eton and of King's College.
On the 18th of July 1542 it was surrendered to Henry VIII., and its possessions granted to Robert Dacres on condition of maintaining the grammar school and paying the master £10 a year, the same salary as the headmasters of Winchester and Eton, and maintaining the almshouse.
That he was at Oxford, and probably a scholar at one of the grammar schools there, before passing on to the higher faculties, is shown by a letter of the chancellor addressed to him when provost of Eton (Ep. Acad.
Under the influence of Archbishop Chicheley, who had himself founded two colleges in imitation of Wykeham, and Thomas Bekynton, king's secretary and privy seal, and other Wyke - hamists, Henry VI., on the 11th of October 1440, founded, in imitation of Winchester College, "a college in the parish church of Eton by Windsor not far from our birthplace," called the King's College of the Blessed Mary of Eton by Windsor, as "a sort of first-fruits of his taking the government on himself."
In October he appears dining in the hall there as a guest, and at Christmas 1442 he received a royal livery, five yards of violet cloth, as provost of Eton.
Though reckoned first headmaster of Eton, there is no definite evidence that he was.
William Westbury, who left New College, "transferring himself to the king's service," in May 1442, and appears in the first extant Eton Audit Roll1444-1445as headmaster, was probably such from May 1442.
He is credited with having taken half the scholars and fellows of Winchester to Eton to start the school there.
In fact, five scholars and perhaps one commoner left Winchester for Eton in 1443, probably in July, just before the election.
it was to be recruited entirely from Eton.
On the 13th of July 1447 he was consecrated in Eton church, when the warden and fellows and others of his old college gave him a horse at a cost of £6, 13s.
It must have been at this time that an addition was made by Waynflete to the Eton college statutes, compelling the fellows to forswear the heresies of John Wycliffe and Pecock.
It is certain that he took an active part in the restoration of Eton College, which Edward annexed to St George's, Windsor, in 1463, depriving it of a large part of its possessions.
In the years1471-1472to 1474 Waynflete was largely engaged in completing the church, now called chapel, at Eton, his glazier supplying the windows, and he contracted on the 15th of August 1475 for the rood-loft to be made on one side "like to the rode lofte in Bishop Wykeham's college at Winchester," and on the other like that "of the college of St Thomas of Acres in London."
Magdalen College School was established at the gates and as a part of the college, to be, like Eton, a free grammar school, free of tuition fees for all corners, under a master and usher, the first master being John Ankywyll, a married man, with a salary of CIO a year, the same as at Winchester and Eton.
The pall-bearers were seven heads of colleges and the provost of Eton, all old pupils.
In 1547 he became provost of Eton and dean of Carlisle.
The grammar school was founded by Dr Roger Lupton, provost of Eton College, in 1528, but as it was connected with a chantry it was suppressed by Henry VIII., to be refounded in 1551 by Edward VI.; it now takes rank among the important public schools.
He was educated at Loretto, Eton and Oriel College, Oxford, and in 1869 was restored by Act of Parliament to the barony of Balfour of Burleigh, to which he was entitled by his descent from the 5th baron, who was attainted after the Jacobite rebellion of 1715.
He received his education at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge.
1575-1660), English mathematician, was born at Eton, and educated there and at King's College, Cambridge, of which he became fellow.
Educated at Marylebone grammar school and at Eton College, he proceeded to King's College, Cambridge, and was elected a fellow of this society in 1768.
EDWARD HAROLD BROWNE (1811-1891), English bishop, was born at Aylesbury and educated at Eton and Cambridge.
He was educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, and was called to the bar in 1735.
Eton (Survey of the Turkish Empire, 3rd ed., 1801) are storehouses of information on Turkey from the 16th century to the end of the 18th.
CHARLES RICHARD SUMNER (1790-1874), English bishop, was born at Kenilworth on the 22nd of November 1790, and was educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Cambridge.
Winding in a south-easterly direction, it passes Eton and Windsor (434),(434), Datchet (412), Staines (36), Chertsey (32), Shepperton (30) and Sunbury (262), receiving the Coln from the left at Staines, and the Wey from the right near Shepperton.
The Oxford and Cambridge boat-race from Putney to Mortlake on the tideway, the summer eights and the "torpids" at Oxford University, and the school races at Eton and Radley should also be mentioned.
JOHN HORNE TOOKE (1736-1812), English politician and philologist, third son of John Horne, a poulterer in Newport Market, whose business the boy when at Eton happily veiled under the title of a " Turkey merchant," was born in Newport Street, Long Acre, Westminster, on the 25th of June 1736.
After passing some time at school in Soho Square, and at a Kentish village, he went from 1744 to 1746 to Westminster School and for the next five or six years was at Eton.
Lord's, as it is called, is the headquarters of the M.C.C. (Marylebone Cricket Club), the governing body of the game; here are played the home matches of this club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, the Oxford and Cambridge, Eton and Harrow, and other well-known fixtures.
1862), was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge.
He became fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and was a master at Eton College from 1885 to 1903.
Large gatherings of spectators are attracted to the first-class cricket matches played at Lord's ground, St John's Wood, by the Marylebone Club and the Middlesex County teams, Eton College against Harrow School, and Oxford against Cambridge University; to the Kennington Oval for the matches of the Surrey club, and the Leyton ground for those of the Essex club.
During the years1823-1826he went through the prescribed course at the divinity hall, then presided over by Dr Stevenson MacGill, and on leaving, accompanied a pupil as private tutor to Eton, where he stayed two years.
After some tuition at the vicarage of Seaforth, a watering-place near Liverpool, the boy went to Eton in 1821.
His tutor was the Rev. Henry Hartopp Knapp. His brothers, Thomas and Robertson Gladstone, were already at Eton.
" At Eton," said Bishop Hamilton of Salisbury, " I was a thoroughly idle boy, but I was saved from some worse things by getting to know Gladstone."
He was seen to the greatest advantage, and was most thoroughly at home, in the debates of the Eton Society, learnedly called " The Literati," and vulgarly " Pop," and in the editorship of the Eton Miscellany.
He left Eton at Christmas 1827.
He held himself remarkably upright, and even from his school-days at Eton had been remarked for the rapid pace at which he habitually walked.
In a very short time he asked to be sent to Eton, where he went in 1757.
At Eton he did no more work than was acceptable to him, but he had an inborn love of literature, and he laid the foundation of that knowledge of the classic languages which in after years was the delight of his life.
The boy came back to Eton a precocious rake.
At Oxford, as at Eton, he read literature from natural liking, and he paid some attention to mathematics.
He was sent to Eton and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he took the degree of LL.B.
(afterwards 1st Viscount St John, a member of a younger branch of the family of the earls of Bolingbroke and barons St John of Bletso), and of Lady Mary Rich, daughter of the 2nd earl of Warwick, was baptized on the 10th of October 1678, and was educated at Eton.
He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst, obtained a commission in the Coldstream Guards in 1883, and served through the Suakin campaign of 1885.
He was educated at Eton, where he entered as a King's scholar, and at Trinity College, Oxford, from which he graduated in 1910 with honours in natural science.
He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated in 1799.
He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Dublin, and in 1868 succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his father.
1854), canon of St Asaph, and educated at Eton and Cambridge.
JOHN STUART BUTE, 3RD Earl Of (1713-1792), English prime minister, son of James, 2nd earl, and of Lady Jane Campbell, daughter of the 1st duke of Argyll, was born on the 25th of May 1713; he was educated at Eton and succeeded to the earldom (in the peerage of Scotland; created for his grandfather Sir James Stuart in 1703) on his father's death in 1723.
Having been educated at Eton, he in 1800 sailed for India as a writer in the service of the Company.
While still a child he learned to speak Latin and French, and he was only eight years old when he was sent to Eton, of which his father's friend, Sir Henry Wotton, was then provost.
At the Restoration he was favourably received at court, and in 1665 would have received the provostship of Eton, if he would have taken orders; but this he refused to do, on the ground that his writings on religious subjects would have greater weight coming from a layman than a paid minister of the Church.
He was an active visitor of Eton and Winchester, and endowed the grammar school at Reading, where he was himself educated.
Educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, he became a barrister and afterwards filled the offices of common sergeant of the city of London and judge of the sheriff's court.
FREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND (1850-1906), English jurist and historian, son of John Gorham Maitland, was born on the 28th of May 1850, and educated at Eton and Trinity, Cambridge, being bracketed at the head of the moral sciences tripos of 1872, and winning a Whewell scholarship for international law.
In England, the two great schools of Winchester (1382) and Eton (1440) had been founded during the life of Vittorino, but before the revival had reached Britain.
During the rest of the century the leading landmarks are the three royal commissions known by the names of their chairmen: (1) Lord Clarendon's on nine public schools, Eton, Winchester, Westminster, Charterhouse, Harrow, Rugby, Shrewsbury, St Paul's and Merchant Taylors' (1861-1864), resulting in the Public Schools Act of 1868; (2) Lord Taunton's on 782 endowed schools (1864-1867), followed by the act of 1869; and (3) Mr Bryce's on secondary education (1894-1895).
In November 1903 a syndicate was of Grant (1575) was succeeded by that of Camden (1 595), founded mainly on a Paduan text-book, and apparently adopted in 1596 by Sir Henry Savile at Eton, where it long remained in use as the Eton Greek Grammar, while at Westminster itself it was superseded by that of Busby (1663).
301), an Eton boy of 1468 quotes two Latin verses of his own composition.
The earlier literature is best represented in England by Matthew Arnold's Schools and Universities in France (1868; new edition, 1892) and A French Eton (1864).
William was educated at Laleham, Eton, Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford.
His bent for science showed itself while he was still a schoolboy, and indeed his removal from Eton to Harrow is said to have been occasioned by an accidental explosion which occurred whilst he was performing an experiment for his own amusement.
ARTHUR WELLESLEY PEEL PEEL, 1ST Viscount (1829-), English statesman, youngest son of the great Sir Robert Peel, was born on the 3rd of August 1829, and was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford.
He refused to leave his "too indulgent" grandmother for Eton, and when on her husband's death she married again, the boy went with her to Southover, where he attended the free school of the place.
Mr (Sir Henry) Saville, provost of Eton.
JOHN CHARLES RYLE (1816-1900), English bishop, was born at Macclesfield on the 10th of May 1816, and was educated at Eton and at Christ Church, Oxford, where he was Craven Scholar in 1836.
GEORGE ANTHONY DENISON (1805-1896), English churchman, brother of John Evelyn Denison (1800-1873; speaker of the House of Commons 1857-1872; Viscount Ossington), was born at Ossington, Notts, on the 11th of December 1805, and educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford.
ALDWYN (1837-), English statesman, son of Sir Michael Hicks Beach, 8th Bart., whom he succeeded in 1854, was born in London in 1837, and was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he graduated with a first class in the school of law and modern history.
He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, and was for some time a student at the Middle Temple.
He was educated at Ottery St Mary and at Eton, where he distinguished himself on the cricket-field.
Arthur (born in Ireland in 1769 1) was sent to Eton, and subsequently to a military college at Angers.
The most able of his opponents was William Law; others were Andrew Snape, provost of Eton, and Thomas Sherlock, dean of Chichester.
Later, the planning of his great foundations at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, was the one thing which absorbed his interest.
The charter for Eton was granted on the 11th of October 1440, and that for King's College in the following February.
C. Maxwell-Lyte, History of Eton College (London, 1899), and J.
He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.
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He was educated at Eton and at King's College, Cambridge, of which he became fellow and tutor, graduating fourth in the classical tripos of 1860.
He was for fifteen years a master at Eton College, resuming residence in 1876 at Cambridge, where he became university lecturer in history.
Eton College, that the crown could not claim g the presentation to a living when it had appointed the former incumbent to a colonial bishopric, as it does in the case of an English bishopric. In 1861, after some protest from the crown lawyers, two missionary bishops were consecrated without letters patent for regions outside British territory: C. F.
He was educated at Eton, and studied law at Utrecht, being intended for the Scottish bar, to which he was admitted shortly after his return to Scotland in 1748.
The young Lord Dalmeny was educated at Brighton and at Eton, where he had as slightly junior contemporaries Mr A.
He was described by the most brilliant Eton tutor of his day, William Johnson Cory (author of Ionica), as a "portentously wise youth, not, however, deficient in fun."
JOHN BIRD SUMNER (1780-1862), English archbishop, elder brother of Bishop Charles Sumner, was born at Kenilworth, Warwickshire, and educated at Eton and Cambridge.
In 1802 he became a master at Eton, and in the following year he took orders.
He was elected a fellow of Eton in 1817, and in 1818 the college presented him to the living of Maple Durham, Oxfordshire.
He was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, and after an undergraduate career of exceptional brilliancy was elected to a fellowship at University College.
Graec. xlvii.-lxiv.); but this edition is greatly indebted to the one issued more than a century earlier (1612) by Sir Henry Savile, provost of Eton College, from a press established at Eton by himself, which Hallam (Lit.
Cheke took a fairly active share in public life; he sat, as member for Bletchingley, for the parliaments of 1547 and 1 55 2-1 553; he was made provost of King's College, Cambridge (April 1, 1548), was one of the commissioners for visiting that university as well as Oxford and Eton, and was appointed with seven divines to draw up a body of laws for the governance of the church.
SHUTE BARRINGTON (1734-1826), youngest son of the 1st Viscount Barrington, was educated at Eton and Oxford, and after holding some minor dignities was made bishop of Llandaff in 1769.
All the eight boys were brought up to be keen cricketers, the cricket-ground at Hagley, Worcs., their home, being close to the house; all went to Eton, and six were in the Eton eleven.
(1854-), headmaster, first of Haileybury and then of Eton.
He was four years, 1872-5, in the Eton eleven, and captain the last year; four years, 1876-9, in the Cambridge eleven, and captain the last year.
He was king of the place before he left Eton; and when he went up to Trinity, Cambridge, in 1875 he gained a similar ascendancy.
He was educated at Eton and at Magdalen College, Oxford, becoming demy or scholar in 1619, and fellow in 1625.
He received his early education at Eton and King's College, Cambridge.
In 1757, through the influence of William Pitt (afterwards earl of Chatham), with whom he had formed an intimate friendship while at Eton, he received the appointment of attorney-general.
English youths who spend their time at Eton between athletic sports and Latin verses, and who take an Ireland with a first class in "Greats" at Oxford, are pursuing the same course of physical and mental discipline as the princes of Gonzaga or Montefeltro in the 15th century.
He was born in 1721 and educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was returned as member of parliament for Grantham in 1741.
On the 10th of July 1359 Wykeham was made chief keeper and surveyor, not only of Windsor, but of the castles of Dover, Hadley and Leeds (Kent), and of the manors of Foliejohn, Eton, Guildford, Kennington, Sheen (now Richmond), Eltham and Langly and their parks, with power to repair them and to pay for workmen and materials.
William Pitt was educated at Eton, and in January 1727 was entered as a gentleman commoner at Trinity College, Oxford.
at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford, where he took a first class in Literae Humaniores (1870).
An estate of the value of -L200 a year was settled on the boy, and he was sent in succession to a private school at Hyde, Abbey near Winchester, to Eton in 1781, and to Christchurch, Oxford, in 1787.
After leaving Eton and before going to Oxford, he was entered as a student at Lincoln's Inn.
He was educated at Eton and at Wadham College, Oxford, of which he became a fellow in 1833.
He has also been credited with The Whole Duty of Man, which must, however, be assigned to the royalist divine Richard Allestree (1619-1681), provost of Eton College, whose original was considerably altered by his literary executor, John Fell (1625-1686), bishop of Oxford.
He was educated at Eton, and, after spending a short time at Cambridge, entered the diplomatic service in 1854, becoming in 1863 second secretary to the British embassy at Constantinople.
After having been at Eton, he became a commoner of Christ Church, Oxford, and was elected in 1824 to a fellowship at Oriel.
He obtained many offices under the Commonwealth, among them that of provost of Eton College.
Educated at Eton and at Brasenose College, Oxford, his university career was brilliant.
His connexion with Birmingham University was indeed peculiarly appropriate to his character as a man of business; but in spite of his representing a departure among men of the front rank in politics from the "Eton and Oxford" type, his general culture sometimes surprised those who did not know him.
ALLESTREE, or [[Allestry, Richard]] (1619-1681), royalist divine and provost of Eton College, son of Robert Allestree, and a descendant of an ancient Derbyshire family, was born at Uppington in Shropshire.
In 1665 he was appointed provost of Eton College, and proved himself a capable administrator.
He introduced order into the disorganized finances of the college and procured the confirmation of Laud's decree, which reserved five of the Eton fellowships for members of King's College.
Allestree died on the 28th of January 1681, and was buried in the chapel at Eton College, where there is a Latin inscription to his memory.
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of Eton College, by Lionel Cust (1899); Egerton MSS., Brit.
He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, gaining the chancellor's prize for Latin verse in 1779.
HENRY BRADSHAW (1831-1886), British scholar and librarian, was born in London on the 2nd of February 1831, and educated at Eton.
He was fond of athletic exercises, had played for Harrow against Eton in 1824.
He was educated at Eton, studied medicine at Edinburgh, practised as a physician in Williamsburg, Virginia, read law at the Temple, London, in 1766-1770, and practised law in London in 1770-1776.
But to some extent, I had already acquired for myself the reputation at Eton of being mildly eccentric.
amblerly nice dark old pub catering for the tourists ambling up Eton High Street.
This autumn's school news - league tables, cutting school costs, Eton College scholarships, would you prefer the baccalaureate?
An Eton man, Oxford graduate and rowing blue, Hugh is to many the quintessential slightly daffy English gentleman.
Windsor & Eton came away from Eastleigh with a creditable point after picking up a goal-less draw against the promotion hopefuls.
In fact he had been playing fives two day earlier at Eton.
However, William was not able to leave his name because he does not have a direct male predecessor who went to Eton.
It was fun while it lasted but Windsor & Eton's Trophy run came to an end after a dramatic penalty shootout.
Hoadly himself wrote A Reply to the Representations of Convocation and also answered his principal critics, among whom were Thomas Sherlock, then dean of Chichester, Andrew Snape, provost of Eton, and Francis Hare, then dean of Worcester.
For three of them were admitted scholars of King's College, Cambridge, on the rcith of July, that college, by its second charter of the 10th of July 1443 having been placed in the same relation to Eton that New College bore to Winchester; i.e.
was not filled up till Waynflete's last year as provost,1446-1447(Eton Audit Roll).
Subsequent visits to Winchester inspired Henry with the idea of rebuilding Eton church on cathedral dimensions.
The fourth son, Robert Hugh Benson (b.1871), was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.
This is taken verbatim from Lilye's contribution to the Brevis Institutio, originally composed by Colet, Erasmus and Lilye for St Paul's School (1527), and ultimately adopted as the Eton Latin Grammar.
He was a brilliant classical scholar, and a famous cricketer and athlete; he was in the Harrow cricket eleven in the first regular matches with Eton (1822) and Winchester (1825), and is credited with bringing about the first Oxford and Cambridge match in 1827, and the first university boat-race in 1828, in both of which he took part.
At Eton he edited the school magazine, The Microcosm, and at Oxford he took the leading part in the formation of a debating society.
Back at Eton, he discovers a secret, sinister Latin-speaking society with a mysterious link to the school.
It was fun while it lasted but Windsor & Eton 's Trophy run came to an end after a dramatic penalty shootout.
Dutch collars go by a few designations including Peter Pan, Eton and Buster Brown.
Eton Corporation manufactures four emergency radios that are endorsed by the American Red Cross ranging from $50 to $60.
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As a teenager, Huxley attended the prestigious Eton college and went on to study at Oxford on a Zoology scholarship.
Eton Solarlink: This clock is perfect for campers and outdoor enthusiasts thanks to its self-winding power source combined with sun-hungry solar panels.
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Grylls attended Britain's exclusive Eton College and later University of London where he graduated with a degree in Hispanic Studies, though he only attended classes as a part-time student.
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