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An almshouse (also known as a poorhouse) is charitable housing provided to people in a particular community.
Andrew Bloxam (22 September 1801 – 2 February 1878) was an English clergyman and naturalist; in his later life he had a particular interest in botany.
Andrew Tooke (1673–1732) was an English scholar, headmaster of Charterhouse School, Gresham Professor of Geometry, Fellow of the Royal Society and translator of Tooke's Pantheon, a standard textbook for a century on Greek mythology.
Field Marshal Sir Archibald Armar Montgomery-Massingberd, (6 December 1871 – 13 October 1947), known as Archibald Armar Montgomery until October 1926, was a senior British Army officer who served as Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS) from 1933 to 1936.
Augustus Page Saunders (1 March 1801 – 21 July 1878), FRS was a British Headmaster of Charterhouse School and Dean of Peterborough Cathedral.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Ben Travers CBE AFC (12 November 1886 – 18 December 1980) was an English writer.
Black tie, occasionally known in the English-speaking world by its French name cravate noire, is a dress code for evening events and social functions derived from British and American costume conventions of the 19th century.
A blue is an award earned by athletes at a university and some schools for competition at the highest level.
A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) is a scientific society for the study of flora, plant distribution and taxonomy relating to Great Britain, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.
Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.
The Cambridge Pre-U is a school leaving qualification from Cambridge International Examinations that is an alternative to the current A Level qualification.
Captain (Capt) is a junior officer rank of the British Army and Royal Marines and in both services it ranks above lieutenant and below major with a NATO ranking code of OF-2.
A cartel is a group of apparently independent producers whose goal is to increase their collective profits by means of price fixing, limiting supply, or other restrictive practices.
The Carthusian Order (Ordo Cartusiensis), also called the Order of Saint Bruno, is a Catholic religious order of enclosed monastics.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Charles Manners-Sutton (Manners before 1762; 17 February 1755 – 21 July 1828) was a bishop in the Church of England who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1805 to 1828.
Charles (Charlie) Wreford-Brown (9 October 1866 – 26 November 1951) captained the England national football team and was a county cricketer during the Victorian age, and later acted as a sports legislator during the 20th century.
Charterhouse Square is a garden square, a pentagonal space, in Smithfield, central London and is the largest courtyard or yard associated with London Charterhouse, mostly formed of Tudor and Stuart architecture restored after the London Blitz.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
The Clarendon Commission was a Royal Commission established in 1861 to investigate the state of nine leading schools in England, in the wake of complaints about the finances, buildings and management of Eton College.
A cloister (from Latin claustrum, "enclosure") is a covered walk, open gallery, or open arcade running along the walls of buildings and forming a quadrangle or garth.
Colonel (Col) is a rank of the British Army and Royal Marines, ranking below brigadier, and above lieutenant colonel.
The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
A day school—as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children (or high school age adolescents) are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes.
Edward Elder (1812–1858) was an English teacher, the headmaster of Charterhouse School from 1853.
Eric Archibald McNair VC (16 June 1894 – 12 August 1918) was a British soldier.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
The Latin word exeat ("he/she may leave") is most commonly used to describe a period of absence from a centre of learning.
The FA Cup, known officially as The Football Association Challenge Cup, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.
Gary Winston Lineker (born 30 November 1960) is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster.
The A Level (Advanced Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.
The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was an English architect known for his work on Liverpool Cathedral, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Cambridge University Library, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station and designing the iconic red telephone box.
A gillie or ghillie is an assistant who attends to a person who is hunting or fishing in Scotland.
Godalming is a historic market town, civil parish and administrative centre of the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, England, SSW of Guildford.
Brigadier Guy Hudleston Boisragon VC (5 November 1864 – 14 July 1931) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Hampton School is an independent boys' day school in Hampton, Greater London, England.
Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.
General Hastings Lionel Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay, (21 June 1887 – 17 December 1965), nicknamed Pug, was a British Indian Army officer and diplomat, remembered primarily for his role as Winston Churchill's chief military assistant during the Second World War and his service as the first Secretary General of NATO from 1952 to 1957.
The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) is an association of the headmasters or headmistresses of 283 independent schools (both boarding schools and day schools) in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and the Republic of Ireland.
A herbarium (plural: herbaria) is a collection of preserved plant specimens and associated data used for scientific study.
Stoke City Football Club was formed in 1863 as Stoke Ramblers Football Club by former pupils of the Charterhouse School whilst they were apprentices at the North Staffordshire Railway.
The house system is a traditional feature of schools in England, originating in England.
Human subject research is systematic, scientific investigation that can be either interventional (a "trial") or observational (no "test article") and involves human beings as research subjects.
The Hunza–Nagar Campaign was fought in 1891 by troops of the British Raj against the princely states of Hunza and Nagar in the Gilgit Agency (now part of the Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan).
In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.
Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) oversees football in independent schools in the United Kingdom.
The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly known as the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968.
Isaac Barrow (October 1630 – 4 May 1677) was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for the discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus.
James Buckman (November 20, 1814 – November 23, 1884) was a British pharmaceutical chemist, professor, museum curator, botanist, geologist, archaeologist, author and farmer.
Colonel James Morris Colquhoun Colvin VC (26 August 1870 – 7 December 1945) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Squadron Leader John Douglas Derry DFC (5 December 1921 – 6 September 1952) was a British test pilot who is believed to be the first Briton to have exceeded the speed of sound in flight.
John Drew Salmon (4 September 1802 – 1859) was an English ornithologist and botanist.
John Russell D.D. (1787–1863) was an English clergyman and headmaster of Charterhouse School.
John Wesley (2 March 1791) was an English cleric and theologian who, with his brother Charles and fellow cleric George Whitefield, founded Methodism.
A kilt (fèileadh) is a knee-length non-bifurcated skirt-type garment, with pleats at the back, originating in the traditional dress of Gaelic men and boys in the Scottish Highlands.
The King Power Stadium (also known as the Leicester City Stadium due to UEFA sponsorship regulations and formerly known as the Walkers Stadium) is a football stadium in Leicester, England.
Knaith is a village and civil parish about south of the town of Gainsborough in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
This is a list of endowed schools in England and Wales existing in the early part of the 19th century.
The following are notable Old Carthusians, who are former pupils of Charterhouse School (founded in 1611).
The Victoria Cross has been awarded 1,358 times to persons of any rank in any service and to civilians under military command.
Lucas Brothers was a leading British building business based in London.
Marlborough College is an independent boarding and day school in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England.
Martin Paul Bicknell (born 14 January 1969 in Guildford, Surrey) is a former English cricketer.
Matthew Raine (1760–1811) was an English schoolmaster and cleric.
The First Mohmand Campaign was a British military campaign against the Mohmands from 1897 to 1898.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
The North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) was a British railway company formed in 1845 to promote a number of lines in the Staffordshire Potteries and surrounding areas in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire.
Old Carthusians Football Club is an association football club whose players are former pupils of Charterhouse School in Godalming, Surrey, England.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Barker Howard May, CBE (31 December 1929 – 27 December 1994) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey, Cambridge University and England.
Philip Charles Hardwick (London 1822–1892) was an English architect.
A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
The NatWest Pro40 League was a one-day cricket league for first-class cricket counties in England and Wales.
A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).
The Public Schools Act 1868 was enacted by the British Parliament to reform and regulate seven of the leading English boys' schools of the time, most of which had grown out of ancient charity schools for the education of a certain number of poor scholars, but were then, as they do today, also educating many sons of the English upper and upper-middle classes on a fee-paying basis.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.
The red telephone box, a telephone kiosk for a public telephone designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, is a familiar sight on the streets of the United Kingdom, Malta, Bermuda and Gibraltar.
Remembrance Sunday is held in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations as a day "to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts".
Lieutenant-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941) was a British Army officer, writer, author of Scouting for Boys which was an inspiration for the Scout Movement, founder and first Chief Scout of The Boy Scouts Association and founder of the Girl Guides.
Sir Robert Birley KCMG (14 July 1903 – 22 July 1982) was an English educationalist who was head master of Charterhouse School, then Eton College, and an anti-apartheid campaigner.
Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, (7 June 1770 – 4 December 1828) was a British statesman and Prime Minister (1812–27).
Roger Williams (c. 21 December 1603 – between 27 January and 15 March 1683) was a Puritan minister, English Reformed theologian, and Reformed Baptist who founded the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Roy Sydney George Hattersley, Baron Hattersley, PC, FRSL (born 28 December 1932) is a British Labour politician, author and journalist from Sheffield.
Rugby School is a day and boarding co-educational independent school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
Samuel Berdmore (before 1693 – 24 March 1742/3) was an English clergyman.
The Second XI Championship is a season-long cricket competition in England that is competed for by the reserve teams of those county cricket clubs that have first-class status.
Shrewsbury School is an English co-educational independent school for pupils aged 13 to 18 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, founded by Edward VI in 1552 by Royal Charter.
Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet, (9 June 178321 October 1862) was an English physiologist and surgeon who pioneered research into bone and joint disease.
Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.
The sporran (Scottish Gaelic for "purse"), a traditional part of male Scottish Highland dress, is a pouch that performs the same function as pockets on the pocketless kilt.
Stoke City Football Club is an English professional football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Surrey Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Surrey in South East England.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas Sutton (1532–1611) was an English civil servant and businessman, born in Knaith, Lincolnshire.
The University and Jepson Herbaria are two separate herbaria at the University of California, Berkeley.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.
William Haig Brown (1823–1907) was an English cleric and reforming headmaster of Charterhouse School.
William Hyde Wollaston (6 August 1766 – 22 December 1828) was an English chemist and physicist who is famous for discovering the chemical elements palladium and rhodium.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.