Winchester College

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the oldest English public school

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Other posts included president of the British Bankers' Association, warden of Winchester College and chancellor of Bristol University, as well as being a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and an honorary fellow of New College.
Watt holds a master's degree from the University of Edinburgh and also has degree from Winchester College and Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
It''s a brilliant walk - from the 18th century City Mill, still in working order and maintained by the National Trust, beyond the austere walls of the Bishop''s Palace, past the entrance of Winchester College and an elegant terraced house where Jane Austen spent her last days.
Also, the motto of Winchester College appears on folio 1r of the manuscript in a medieval hand not unlike the scribal hands in the manuscript itself.
Bishop Andrew, who was educated at Winchester College, is of the kind of social class that does not brag about achievements so he looks away awkwardly when asked directly if he has seen numbers grow in every church he has lead.
Born in 1886, the son of a clergyman, Mallory was introduced to rock climbing while studying at Winchester College.
Myopic and bookish, he was happy at prep school, at Winchester College where he was a Scholar, and at Magdalene College, Cambridge, which he entered in 1925 to read Mathematics.
The Great Hall, the only remaining part of Winchester Castle, Winchester College, believed to be the oldest-continuously running school in England, and the beautifully laid out Weirs Walk along the River Itchen which is a delight even on a winter's day.
After introducing drama to the curriculum in 1947, Bristol hired Glynne Wickham, educated at Winchester College and at New College, Oxford, where he had been the first post-war president of OUDS.
It followed the OFT's decision to investigate allegations of price-fixing after reports that bursars at top private schools, including Eton College and Winchester College, exchanged information on fees and salary costs.
WINCHESTER College retained its position at the top of the private school A-Level league table this year, figures showed today.
Born and bred in Hampshire the daughter of a Hampshire clergyman, and dying a mere stone's throw from the Cathedral, it seems wholly in the order of things that her last resting-place should be within the Cathedral itself, beneath a massive ledger-stone in the North aisle, nearby the beautiful chantry of William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, founder of Winchester College, Lord Privy Seal and twice Chancellor of England.
According to Peter Seary's Lewis Theobald and the Editing of Shakespeare (1990), other volumes of this set of Shakespeare's plays (though I do not know if that means all other volumes), are in the library of Winchester College.
17) An Edward Lambe was a chorister at Arundel in 1490-91;(18) a Walter Lambe of Arundel, possibly a brother of Edward, was elected to a scholarship to Winchester College in 1500, aged ten.