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1555 Establishments - Trinity College, Oxford, St John's College, Oxford, Gresham's School, Boston Grammar School, Muscovy Company (Paperback) Loot Price: R389
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1555 Establishments - Trinity College, Oxford, St John's College, Oxford, Gresham's School, Boston Grammar School, Muscovy Company (Paperback)

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Chapters: Trinity College, Oxford, St John's College, Oxford, Gresham's School, Boston Grammar School, Muscovy Company, Ripon Grammar School, Lightermen, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 59. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Gresham's School is an independent coeducational boarding school at Holt in North Norfolk, England, a member of the HMC. The school was founded in 1555 by Sir John Gresham as a free grammar school for forty boys, following King Henry VIII's dissolution of the Augustinian priory at Beeston Regis. The founder left the school's endowments in the hands of the Worshipful Company of Fishmongers of the City of London, who are still the school's trustees. In the 1890s, an increase in the rental income of property in the City of London led to a major expansion of the school, which built many new buildings on land it owned on the eastern edge of Holt, including several new boarding houses as well as new teaching buildings, library, and chapel. Gresham's began to admit girls in the mid 1970s and is now fully co-educational. As well as its senior school, it operates a preparatory and a pre-preparatory school, the latter now in the Old School House, the original senior school. Altogether, the three schools teach about eight hundred children. Gresham's School, sketched in 1838 Gresham's School at Holt was founded by Sir John Gresham by letters patent of 1555, during the reign of Queen Mary I. For its home he gave the school his manor house at Holt, which he had bought in 1546 from his elder brother Sir William Gresham. The founding of Gresham's was connected to King Henry VIII's suppression of the Priory of Augustinian canons at Beeston Regis in June 1539. The priory, established in 1216, had operated a school which John Gresham and his brothers probably attended, but the s...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=3913362

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-99723-0
Barcode: 9781155997230
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LSN: 1-155-99723-9

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