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    John Donne and British Literature

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    endeavors he managed to write famous manuscripts, sermons, and poems. At the time he wrote these works, John Donne’s fames didn’t really occur significantly until after his death. From a young age he was a very well educated man, and excelled onto college, obtained a job, and established a variety of careers. Though many people know Donne for his literary works, his personal life is quite one to gossip about. Many people do not know about his dirty past, scandalous marriage, and him fathering twelve

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    Founded 1282 as Hart Hall by Elias de Hertford. 1740 as Hertford College. Men and Women – Undergraduates 409 Postgraduates 188. Hertford has a wonderful history of morphing from one thing to another, following its conception in 1282, having been dissolved and reformed on a number of occasions. Following huge efforts in the 1960’s Hertford now offers a progressive climate that actively encourages applications from bright students who attend schools with no history of supplying Oxbridge. It has one

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    Servival

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    collective of colleges and halls has flourished throughout the centuries, individual colleges not up to the task, or opposed to national rulers, have disappeared or been swallowed by their more powerful neighbours. Henry Vlll’s brutal assaults on colleges disagreeing with his religious policies caused the closure of St Bernard’s, Durham and Gloucester. Following the king’s death each of the plundered properties were acquired by influential men of wealth who established new colleges on ready made

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    unmatched

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    time, inspiring not just Oxford and Cambridge but universities worldwide. The Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham displayed unmatched drive and ambition. Funded by deep pockets, he built the New College of St Mary. There already was a College of St Mary in Oxford (now commonly known as Oriel) but religious dedication was more important than originality in 1379. From scratch the good bishop cleared one of the most undesirable areas of Oxford to erect a purpose built college, with all the required

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    Churchill

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    Became Clare College in 1856. Sister College – Oriel College Oxford. Men and women – Undergraduates 510 Postgraduates 300. Clare College is situated just a little to the west of Cambridge city centre and is one of the institutions that make up ‘The Backs’, a collection of magical colleges that sit beside the beautiful River Cam near Queen’s Road. It is the second oldest college in the university, after Peterhouse, and educates 300 postgraduates and 510 undergraduates. The college, along with next-door

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    Kell

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    Founded 1990 full college status 1994. Named after Will Keith Kellogg. Men and Women – Postgraduates 810. (180 full time) Although relatively modern, Kellogg College is one of the most unusual and pioneering colleges in Oxford, because it occupies a niche that caters for mainly part-time adult students with only around 25% full-time. From the very outset the college was conceived to provide for the needs of men and women who wished to study at the highest level, while continuing to attend to their

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    University

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    romantic whisper that University College was really founded in 872 by King Alfred. However historians with their irritating insistence on concrete facts have dismissed this, estimating the real date of foundation at 1249. Nevertheless there are legitimate, if debatable claims, that even at this date it is the oldest college in Oxford. (Be prepared for this to be challenged by the good people of Merton and Balliol.) King Alfred is believed to have erected a hall in Oxford for students around 872 and generously

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    St Caffs

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    St Catherine’s College is situated to the east of the centre of Oxford, in the middle of a huge green series of parks and pastures that flank that side of the city. Not surprisingly it has a distinct rural feeling while only being a 5-minute bike ride away from the Bodleian Library. It is the youngest undergraduate college in the university being founded in 1963 and is one of the largest with 487 undergraduates and 270 postgraduates. A dream of an affordable Oxford education Influential historian

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    Oriel

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    Oriel is the fifth oldest of Oxford Colleges founded in 1324 by King Edward II and is situated on a beautiful site in the centre of the city. Oriel and University College have both claimed to be the oldest royal Oxford foundation, although King Alfred’s involvement in University is based on centuries of hearsay and unconvincing evidence. Oriel purposefully has a smaller student body than most, who are selected from a wide variety of backgrounds. It has 182 postgraduates and 306 undergraduates in

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    from college, to acting, to teaching, to military, and back to teaching. Golding wrote in his books about the things going on in the world, like the holocaust and World War II. William Golding was born in St Columb Minor England in 1911 to the parents of Alec and Mildred Golding. His father Alek was a school master at Marlborough grammar school, Mildred his mother was an activist for women’s suffrage. William was educated at Marlborough grammar school, then in 1930 he went to Brasenose College in

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