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By Ronald Gray, Derek Stubbings, Virén Sahai

This e-book attracts at the nice wealth of institutions of highway names in Cambridge. it's not a dictionary, however it presents a chain of entries on such subject matters because the Reformation, George IV and his spouse, twentieth-century British scientists, businessmen, Elizabethan occasions, medieval Cambridge, mayors, millers, and developers. It comprises hermits and coal retailers, box marshals and laundresses, martyrs and bombers, unscrupulous politicians and the founding father of a Christian neighborhood, Cromwell and Newton, an Anglo-Saxon queen and the discoverer of Uranus--all those who lived in or frequently visited Cambridge.

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His Toxophilus promotes the cause of archery as a sport and a preparation for war. His most famous work, The Scholemaster (1570), deals with the education 34 The Reformation of boys, advocating gentleness rather than corporal punishment, and is in a clear English prose style. The school named after him began in 1916 as the Cambridge Open Air School for children suffering from tuberculosis, the plague of that time. It moved to Ascham Road in 1928 and closed in 1987. Stephen PERSE (1548–1615) of Caius founded the school named after him which stood in FREE SCHOOL Lane but later moved to Hills Road.

Robert [BEAUMONT] (d. 1567) fled in the reign of Mary with other Protestants to Zurich, but returned on Mary’s death and was admitted Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity in 1559. Having been a Fellow of Peterhouse, he was Master of Trinity in 1561 and later Vice-Chancellor. He was prominent in the movement of Calvinists at Cambridge against conforming to the ordinances of Elizabeth and PARKER, and supported the anti-ritualistic party of the Church. (See, however, Joseph Beaumont, below, p. ) [WEST] Road may be just the counterpart of EAST Road.

It still remains known for its lawyers and judges, though all subjects are now taught. Bateman died suddenly and was buried before the altar of the Cathedral of Avignon, where at that time one of the two rival Popes resided. The Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of St Mary jointly founded Corpus Christi College in 1352. William BATEMAN was again involved, in obtaining a new site for the college, whose first Master was Thomas ELTISLEY. It was in Eltisley’s time as Master (1352–76) and that of his successor that the beautiful Old Court of Corpus Christi was built.

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