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Alfred George Edwards (2 November 1848 – 22 July 1937), known as A. G. Edwards, was elected the first archbishop of the disestablished Church in Wales.
Abergavenny (Y Fenni, archaically Abergafenni meaning "Mouth of the River Gavenny") is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
The African National Congress (ANC) is the Republic of South Africa's governing political party.
Alexander I (Александр Павлович, Aleksandr Pavlovich; –) reigned as Emperor of Russia between 1801 and 1825.
Alfred Ernest William Hazel (20 February 1869 – 20 August 1944) was a British Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) and legal academic at the University of Oxford.
Sir Alfred Lewis Jones, KCMG (184513 December 1909), was a British ship-owner.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
Alwyn Terrell Petre Williams (20 July 188818 February 1968) was Bishop of Durham (1939–1952) and then Bishop of Winchester (1952–1961).
Angus Buchanan, (11 August 1894 – 1 March 1944) 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.
Anne Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, Baroness Herbert of Cardiff (15 June 1515 – 20 February 1552) was lady-in-waiting to each of Henry VIII of England's six wives.
The ante-chapel is that portion of a chapel which lies on the western side of the choir screen.
Sir Anthony van Dyck (many variant spellings; 22 March 1599 – 9 December 1641) was a Flemish Baroque artist who became the leading court painter in England, after enjoying great success in Italy and the Southern Netherlands.
Anthony Wood (17 December 163228 November 1695), who styled himself Anthony à Wood in his later writings, was an English antiquary.
The Arab Revolt (الثورة العربية, al-Thawra al-‘Arabiyya; Arap İsyanı) or Great Arab Revolt (الثورة العربية الكبرى, al-Thawra al-‘Arabiyya al-Kubrā) was officially initiated by Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, at Mecca on June 10, 1916 (9 Sha'ban of the Islamic calendar for that year) although his sons ‘Ali and Faisal had already initiated operations at Medina starting on 5 June with the aim of securing independence from the ruling Ottoman Turks and creating a single unified Arab state stretching from Aleppo in Syria to Aden in Yemen.
The post of Archbishop of Wales was created in 1920 when the Church in Wales was separated from the Church of England (of which the four Welsh dioceses had previously been part), and disestablished.
(Arthur) Edwin Stevens CBE (17 October 1905 – 29 January 1995) was a Welsh inventor who designed the world's first wearable electronic hearing aid.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
In heraldry, azure is the tincture with the colour blue, and belongs to the class of tinctures called "colours".
Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor) is a university in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales.
A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.
Barney Guillermo Williams (born March 13, 1977) is a Canadian rower.
The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all present and former members of the United States Congress and its predecessor, the Continental Congress.
The Bishop of Durham is the Anglican bishop responsible for the Diocese of Durham in the Province of York.
The Bishop of Hereford is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Hereford in the Province of Canterbury.
The Bishop of London is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury.
A boathouse (or a boat house) is a building especially designed for the storage of boats, normally smaller craft for sports or leisure use.
Brasenose College (BNC), officially The King's Hall and College of Brasenose, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Brecon (Aberhonddu), archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales, with a population in 2001 of 7,901, increasing to 8,250 at the 2011 census.
British Rowing, formerly the Amateur Rowing Association (ARA), is the governing body for the sport of rowing (both indoor and on-water rowing).
A bumps race is a form of rowing race in which a number of boats chase each other in single file, each crew attempting to catch and "bump" the boat in front without being caught by the boat behind.
The Cambridge University Boat Club (CUBC) is one of the rowing clubs of the University of Cambridge, England (in addition to Cambridge University Women's Boat Club and Cambridge University Lightweight Rowing Club).
Cardiff University (Prifysgol Caerdydd) is a public research university in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
The Cardiff University School of Medicine (Ysgol Feddygaeth Prifysgol Caerdydd) is the medical school of Cardiff University and is located in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
A cartouche (also cartouch) is an oval or oblong design with a slightly convex surface, typically edged with ornamental scrollwork.
Catherine Parr (alternatively spelled Katherine, Katheryn or Katharine, signed 'Katheryn the Quene KP') was Queen of England and Ireland (1543–47) as the last of the six wives of King Henry VIII, and the final queen consort of the House of Tudor.
The Catholic Church in the United Kingdom is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope.
The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
Celtic studies or Celtology is the academic discipline occupied with the study of any sort of cultural output relating to the Celtic people.
In church architecture, the chancel is the space around the altar, including the choir and the sanctuary (sometimes called the presbytery), at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building.
A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.
The Chancellor and Under-Treasurer of Her Majesty's Exchequer, commonly known as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, or simply the Chancellor, is a senior official within the Government of the United Kingdom and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.
The Channel Islands (Norman: Îles d'la Manche; French: Îles Anglo-Normandes or Îles de la Manche) are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy.
Sir Hugh Charles Jonathan Godfray CBE FRS (born 27 October 1958) is a British zoologist.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.
Cherwell is a weekly student newspaper published entirely by students of Oxford University.
A choral scholar is a student either at a university or private school who receives a scholarship in exchange for singing in the school or university's choir.
Christopher Francis Patten, Baron Patten of Barnes, (born 12 May 1944) is a British politician who served as the 28th and final Governor of Hong Kong from 1992-1997.
Christopher Graham Rapley (known as Chris Rapley) CBE (born 8 April 1947) is a British scientist.
Christ Church Meadow is a well-known flood-meadow, and popular walking and picnic spot in Oxford, England.
Christ College, Brecon is a co-educational, boarding and day independent school, located in the market town of Brecon in mid-Wales.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Church in Wales (Yr Eglwys yng Nghymru) is the Anglican church in Wales, composed of six dioceses.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
Classical architecture usually denotes architecture which is more or less consciously derived from the principles of Greek and Roman architecture of classical antiquity, or sometimes even more specifically, from the works of Vitruvius.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
The College of Arms, sometimes referred to as the College of Heralds, is a royal corporation consisting of professional officers of arms, with jurisdiction over England, Wales, Northern Ireland and some Commonwealth realms.
The University of Oxford has 38 Colleges and six Permanent Private Halls (PPHs) of religious foundation.
In classical architecture, a colonnade is a long sequence of columns joined by their entablature, often free-standing, or part of a building.
In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin, Durham, York, Kent and Lancaster— students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
Cornmarket Street (Otherwise colloquially referred to as Cornmarket or historically The Corn) is a major shopping street and pedestrian precinct in Oxford, England that runs north to south between Magdalen Street and Carfax Tower.
Cowley Road is an arterial road in the city of Oxford, England, running southeast from near the city centre at The Plain near Magdalen Bridge, through the inner city area of East Oxford, and to the industrial suburb of Cowley.
Daniel Brevint or Brevin (baptised 11 May 1616 – 5 May 1695) was Dean of Lincoln from 1682 to 1695.
Hugo Daniel Harper (3 May 1821 – 8 January 1895) was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, from 1877 to 1895.
David Leonard Chapman FRS (6 December 1869 – 17 January 1958) was an English physical chemist, whose name is associated with the Chapman-Jouguet treatment (on the theory of detonation in gases) and the Gouy-Chapman layer (the surface layer of ions distributed on a charged surface).
David Lewis (– 27 April 1584) was a lawyer, judge, and the first Principal of Jesus College, Oxford.
David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, (17 January 1863 – 26 March 1945) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party and the final Liberal to serve as Prime Minister.
David Powel (1549/52 – 1598) was a Welsh Church of England clergyman and historian who published the first printed history of Wales in 1584.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
A Dutch gable or Flemish gable is a gable whose sides have a shape made up of one or more curves and has a pediment at the top.
Edmund (or Edmond) Meyrick (or Meyricke) (1636 – 24 April 1713) was a Welsh cleric and benefactor of Jesus College, Oxford, where scholarships are still awarded in his name.
Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton, FRS HFRSE (27 January 1856 – 20 November 1943) was a British evolutionary biologist who was a lifelong advocate of natural selection through a period in which many scientists such as Reginald Punnett doubted its importance.
Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury (or Chirbury) KB (3 March 1582 – 20 August 1648) was an Anglo-Welsh soldier, diplomat, historian, poet and religious philosopher of the Kingdom of England.
Edward Hinds FIOP FAPS FRS (born 8 Sept 1949) is a British physicist noted for his work with cold matter.
Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death.
An eight is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.
Eights Week, also known as Summer Eights, is a four-day regatta of bumps races which constitutes the University of Oxford's main intercollegiate rowing event of the year.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
The Elizabethan Religious Settlement, which was made during the reign of Elizabeth I, was a response to the religious divisions in England during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I. This response, described as "The Revolution of 1559", was set out in two Acts.
David Ellis Evans FBA (23 September 1930 – 26 September 2013) was a Welsh scholar and academic.
Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
Ernest George Hardy (15 January 1852 – 26 October 1925) was a classicist and Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1921 to 1925.
Sir Eubule Thelwall (c. 1562 – 8 October 1630) was a Welsh lawyer, academic and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1629.
Exeter College (in full: The Rector and Scholars of Exeter College in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England and the fourth oldest college of the University.
An exhibition is a type of scholarship award or bursary.
A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.
A first language, native language or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period.
The fleur-de-lis/fleur-de-lys (plural: fleurs-de-lis/fleurs-de-lys) or flower-de-luce is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means "flower", and lis means "lily") that is used as a decorative design or motif, and many of the Catholic saints of France, particularly St. Joseph, are depicted with a lily.
Formal Hall or Formal Meal is a meal held at some of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (as well as some other Commonwealth countries) at which students usually dress in formal attire and often gowns to dine.
Francine Stock (born 14 March 1958) is a British radio and TV presenter and novelist, of part-French origin.
Francis Howell (1625–1679) was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1657 to 1660.
Francis Mansell (bap. 23 March 1579 – 1 May 1665) was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford on three occasions: from 1620 to 1621; from 1630 to 1648, when he was ejected by the Parliamentary visitation of the University of Oxford; and from 1660 to 1661.
Frederic Henry de Winton MA (1852–1932) was an Anglican clergyman and the last Missionary Fellow of Jesus College, Oxford.
Frederick William III (Friedrich Wilhelm III) (3 August 1770 – 7 June 1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840.
Ysgol Friars is a comprehensive school in Bangor, Gwynedd, and one of the oldest schools in Wales.
Galen John Strawson (born 1952) is a British analytic philosopher and literary critic who works primarily on philosophy of mind, metaphysics (including free will, panpsychism, the mind-body problem, and the self), John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant and Friedrich Nietzsche.
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Fürst von Wahlstatt (16 December 1742 – 12 September 1819), Graf (count), later elevated to Fürst (sovereign prince) von Wahlstatt, was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal).
George Edmund Street (20 June 1824 – 18 December 1881), also known as G. E. Street, was an English architect, born at Woodford in Essex.
George Caleb Hedgeland (1825–1898) was a British designer of stained glass windows in the 19th century.
George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.
Giles Arthington Worsley (22 March 1961 – 17 January 2006) was an English architectural historian, author, editor, journalist and critic, specialising in British country houses.
William Glyn Hughes Simon (14 April 1903 – 14 June 1972) was the Anglican Archbishop of Wales from 1968 to 1971.
Sir (John) Goronwy Edwards FBA (1891 – 20 June 1976) was a Welsh historian.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
Griffith Powell (1561 – 15 June or 28 June 1620) was a philosopher and Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1613 to 1620.
In heraldry, gules is the tincture with the colour red, and belongs to the class of dark tinctures called "colours." In engraving, it is sometimes depicted as a region of vertical lines or else marked with gu. as an abbreviation.
Gwilym Owen Williams (23 March 1913 – 23 December 1990) was Bishop of Bangor from 1957 to 1982 and Anglican Archbishop of Wales from 1971 to 1982.
Gwyn Thomas (2 September 1936 – 13 April 2016) was a Welsh poet and academic.
Harold Montague Rushworth (18 August 1880 – 25 April 1950) was a New Zealand politician of the Country Party.
James Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of Rievaulx, (11 March 1916 – 24 May 1995) was a British Labour politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1964 to 1970 and from 1974 to 1976.
Heather Ann Wilson (born December 30, 1960) is an American politician serving as the 24th and current United States Secretary of the Air Force.
The Henley Boat Races are a series of rowing races between men's and women's lightweight crews representing the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
Henry Foulkes (b. 1773 – 17 September 1857) of North Wales was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, from 1817 to his death.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
Heraldry is a broad term, encompassing the design, display, and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, rank, and pedigree.
Herbert Westfaling (also spelled Westphaling, 1531/2 – 1 March 1602), was Anglican Bishop of Hereford and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.
Hertford College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
Hilary Lister (born 1972) is a record-breaking quadriplegic sailor from Kent, England.
Hilary term is the second academic term of the Universities of Oxford, University of Oxford, UK.
In architecture, a hood mould, label mould (from Latin labia, lip), drip mould or dripstone, is an external moulded projection from a wall over an opening to throw off rainwater.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Hugh Price (c. 1495 – 1574) was a Welsh lawyer and clergyman who was instrumental in the founding of Jesus College, Oxford.
Iffley Road is a major arterial road in Oxford, England.
Images of England is an online photographic record of all the listed buildings in England at the date of February 2002.
Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was a British chemical company and was, for much of its history, the largest manufacturer in Britain.
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.
The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is a British educational organisation providing resources and training for historical researchers.
Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
John Norman Leonard Baker (generally known as J. N. L. B.) (12 December 1893 – 16 December 1971) was a geographer associated with Jesus College, Oxford for nearly sixty years.
Jacobitism (Seumasachas, Seacaibíteachas, Séamusachas) was a political movement in Great Britain and Ireland that aimed to restore the Roman Catholic Stuart King James II of England and Ireland (as James VII in Scotland) and his heirs to the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland.
James Brontë Gatenby (10 October 1892 - 20 July 1960) was a zoologist notable for his work on the structure of cells and the Golgi bodies.
James Houghton Page OBE TD (14 January 1900 – 16 December 1977) was a British rower who was secretary of the Amateur Rowing Association from 1952 to 1972.
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.
Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.
The Jesus Chair of Celtic is a professorship in Celtic studies at the University of Oxford within the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.
John Anthony Caldwell (born 6 July 1938) is an English musicologist and composer.
John Traill Christie (18 October 1899 – 8 September 1980) was headmaster of Repton School (1932–37) and Westminster School (1937–50), before becoming Principal of Jesus College, Oxford (1949–67).
John Nicholas Gray (born 17 April 1948) is an English political philosopher with interests in analytic philosophy and the history of ideas.
Sir Hrothgar John Habakkuk (13 May 1915 – 3 November 2002) was a British economic historian.
John Richard Krebs, Baron Krebs, FRS (born 11 April 1945 in Sheffield, England) is an English zoologist researching in the field of behavioural ecology of birds.
Sir John Morris-Jones (formerly Jones) (17 October 1864 – 16 April 1929) was a Welsh grammarian, academic and Welsh-language poet.
Sir John Rhys, (also spelled Rhŷs; 21 June 1840 – 17 December 1915) was a Welsh scholar, fellow of the British Academy, Celticist and the first Professor of Celtic at Oxford University.
John Richard Green (12 December 1837 – 7 March 1883) was an English historian.
John Donald Rose FRS (2 January 1911 – 14 October 1976) was a British industrial chemist, who worked for Imperial Chemical Industries from 1935 to 1972.
John Sankey, 1st Viscount Sankey, (26 October 1866 – 6 February 1948) was a British lawyer, judge, Labour politician and Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, famous for many of his judgments in the House of Lords.
John Viriamu Jones, FRS (2 January 1856 – 1 June 1901), was a Welsh scientist, who worked on measuring the ohm, and an educationalist who was instrumental in establishing the University of Sheffield and Cardiff University.
Jonathan Edwards (1629 – 20 July 1712) was a theologian and Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, from 1686 to 1712.
Keble College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Keith James Laidler (January 3, 1916 – August 26, 2003), born in England, was notable as a pioneer in chemical kinetics and authority on the physical chemistry of enzymes.
King Henry VIII Grammar School, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire was one of a series of schools founded during the Reformation in England and Wales in 1542 from property seized from monasteries and religious congregations.
Kirsty McCabe is a Scottish weather forecaster and presenter at Sky News, and was formerly the Senior Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, based at the UK office in London.
Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar, Prince von Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein (15 May 1773 – 11 June 1859) was an Austrian diplomat and statesman who was one of the most important of his era, serving as the Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister from 1809 and Chancellor from 1821 until the liberal revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation.
Lalith William Samarasekera Athulathmudali, PC (Sinhala:ලලිත් ඇතුලත්මුදලි; 26 November 1936 – 23 April 1993), known as Lalith Athulathmudali, was Sri Lankan statesman.
Sir Leoline Jenkins (1625 – 1 September 1685) was a Welsh academic, jurist and politician.
Letters patent (always in the plural) are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch, president, or other head of state, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.
Sir Lewis Morris (23 January 1833 – 12 November 1907) was a Welsh academic and politician.
Lincoln College (formally, The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, situated on Turl Street in central Oxford.
Jesus College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Jesus College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
This is a list of castles in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East, founded or occupied during the Crusades.
Jesus College, Oxford, the first Protestant college at the University of Oxford, was founded by Elizabeth I in 1571 at the instigation of a Welsh clergyman, Hugh Price.
Jesus College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Jesus College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
In legal terms, Henry VIII of England had only three wives, because three of his putative marriages were annulled.
Literature Wales is the Welsh national literature promotion agency and society of writers, existing to promote Welsh-language and English-language literature in Wales.
The livery companies of the City of London, currently 110 in number, comprise London's ancient and modern trade associations and guilds, almost all of which are styled the "Worshipful Company of..." their respective craft, trade or profession.
The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England, forms part of Outer London and is the only London borough on both sides of the River Thames.
The Lord Chancellor, formally the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, is the highest ranking among those Great Officers of State which are appointed regularly in the United Kingdom, nominally outranking even the Prime Minister.
A lump sum is a single payment of money, as opposed to a series of payments made over time (such as an annuity).
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (occasionally known as the Macmillan Group) is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Magnus Magnusson, KBE (12 October 19297 January 2007) was an Icelandic journalist, translator, writer and television presenter.
Market Street runs east-west in central Oxford, England.
Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death.
Mastermind is a British game show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting, and air of seriousness.
Maud Green (6 April 1492 – 1 December 1531) is best known as the mother of Catherine Parr, the sixth wife of King Henry VIII of England.
Maurice Antonia Jones (born September 14, 1964) is the president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a national community development financial institution.
Michael Roberts (died 3 May 1679) was Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1648 to 1657.
Michaelmas term is the first academic term of the academic year in a number of English-speaking universities and schools in the northern hemisphere, especially in the United Kingdom.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.
A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore long gun that appeared in early 16th century Europe, at first as a heavier variant of the arquebus, capable of penetrating heavy armor.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
Narcissus is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants of the Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis) family.
Neal Blewett, AC (born 24 October 1933), Australian politician, was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Bonython, South Australia from 1977 to 1994.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Niall Campbell Ferguson (born 18 April 1964) Niall Ferguson is a conservative British historian and political commentator.
Nigel James Hitchin FRS (born 2 August 1946) a British mathematician working in the fields of differential geometry, algebraic geometry, and mathematical physics.
Sir Nigel Richard Shadbolt (born 9 April 1956) is Principal of Jesus College, Oxford, and Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford.
Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.
Norman Washington Manley MM, QC, National Hero of Jamaica (4 July 1893 – 2 September 1969), was a Jamaican statesman.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
An ogee is a curve (often used in moulding), shaped somewhat like an S, consisting of two arcs that curve in opposite senses, so that the ends are parallel.
An organ scholar is a young musician employed as a part-time assistant organist at a cathedral, church or institution where regular choral services are held.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Oxford Today: The University Magazine was a magazine for the alumni of Oxford University.
Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) is the rowing club of the University of Oxford, England, located on the River Thames at Oxford.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Paul H. Harvey (born 19 January 1947) is a British evolutionary biologist.
Paul Langford FBA FRHistS (20 November 1945, Bridgend – 27 July 2015) was a British historian.
A pediment is an architectural element found particularly in classical, neoclassical and baroque architecture, and its derivatives, consisting of a gable, usually of a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
Sir Peter Lely (14 September 1618 – 30 November 1680) was a painter of Dutch origin whose career was nearly all spent in England, where he became the dominant portrait painter to the court.
Sir Peter Machin North, CBE, QC, FBA (born 30 August 1936) is a British academic lawyer who served as Principal of Jesus College, Oxford from 1984 to 2005 and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford from 1993 to 1997.
The Pevsner Architectural Guides are a series of guide books to the architecture of Great Britain and Ireland.
Philip Melanchthon (born Philipp Schwartzerdt; 16 February 1497 – 19 April 1560) was a German Lutheran reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the Lutheran Reformation, and an influential designer of educational systems.
Physical Chemistry is the study of macroscopic, atomic, subatomic, and particulate phenomena in chemical systems in terms of the principles, practices, and concepts of physics such as motion, energy, force, time, thermodynamics, quantum chemistry, statistical mechanics, analytical dynamics and chemical equilibrium.
Pixley ka Isaka Seme (c. 1881 – June 1951) was one of the first black lawyers in South Africa (Alfred Mangena was the first black attorney, Duma Nokwe the first black advocate), and a founder and President of the African National Congress.
Powis Castle (Castell Powys) is a medieval castle, fortress and grand country mansion near Welshpool, in Powys, Wales.
The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (Frederick Augustus; 16 August 1763 – 5 January 1827) was the second son of George III, King of the United Kingdom and Hanover, and his consort Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
Protestantism is the most popular religion practiced in the United Kingdom with Anglicanism, the Reformed tradition (including Presbyterians), Methodism and Baptists being the most prominent branches.
A punch bowl is a bowl, often large and wide, in which the drink punch is served.
In architecture, a quadrangle (or colloquially, a quad) is a space or courtyard, usually rectangular (square or oblong) in plan, the sides of which are entirely or mainly occupied by parts of a large building (or several smaller buildings).
The Radcliffe Camera (Camera, meaning "room" in Latin; colloquially, "Rad Cam" or "The Camera") is a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built in 1737–49 to house the Radcliffe Science Library.
The title of reader in the United Kingdom and some universities in the Commonwealth of Nations, for example India, Australia and New Zealand, denotes an appointment for a senior academic with a distinguished international reputation in research or scholarship.
A reredos (IPA /ˈrɪɚdɒs/) or raredos is a large altarpiece, a screen, or decoration placed behind the altar in a church.
A response, responsicle, or respond, is the second half of one of a set of preces, the said or sung answer by a congregation or choir to a versicle said or sung by an officiant or cantor.
The Restoration of the English monarchy took place in the Stuart period.
The Rhodes Scholarship, named after the Anglo-South African mining magnate and politician Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Robert Boyle (25 January 1627 – 31 December 1691) was an Anglo-Irish natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor.
Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, which together with its conurbation and outlying settlements to the north, south and south-east forms the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, with a recorded population of 257,280 in the 2011 census.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Rowing at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place at the Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre and featured 550 competitors taking part in 14 events.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.
The Royal Historical Society (abbr. RHistS; founded 1868) is a learned society of the United Kingdom which advances scholarly studies of history.
The Rumford Medal is an award bestowed by Britain's Royal Society every alternating year for "an outstandingly important recent discovery in the field of thermal or optical properties of matter made by a scientist working in Europe".
Ruthin (Rhuthun) is the county town of Denbighshire in north Wales.
Saint David's Day (Dydd Gŵyl Dewi) is the feast day of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales, and falls on 1 March, the date of Saint David's death in 589 AD.
Sir Samuel Thomas Evans GCB PC QC (4 May 1859 – 13 September 1918), was a Welsh barrister, judge and Liberal politician.
The position of Savilian Professor of Geometry was established at the University of Oxford in 1619.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918.
Ship Street is a short street in central Oxford, England that runs east–west.
Siân Mary Lloyd (born 3 July 1958) is a British television presenter and meteorologist from Maesteg, Wales.
Silver-gilt or gilded/gilt silver, sometimes known in American English by the French term vermeil, is silver (either pure or sterling) which has been gilded with gold.
Sir Simon David Jenkins (born 10 June 1943) is a British author and newspaper columnist and editor.
Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 3rd Baronet (1692 – 26 September 1749) was a Welsh politician and prominent Jacobite.
Sir William Williams, 1st Baronet (1634 – 11 July 1700) was a Welsh lawyer and politician.
The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.
St Bartholomew's Chapel, or Bartlemas Chapel, is a small, early-14th-century chapel, built as part of a leper hospital in Oxford, England.
St Catherine's College (often called Catz by college members) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
St Cross Road is a road in Oxford, England.
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
In the history of art and design, strapwork is the use of stylised representations in ornament of ribbon-like forms.
Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.
Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer.
Sir Thomas Herbert Parry-Williams (21 September 1887 – 3 March 1975) was a Welsh poet, author and academic.
Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury that results in the partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms.
The Boat Race is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames in London, England.
The Encyclopaedia of Oxford is an encyclopaedia covering the history of the university city of Oxford in England.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
"The Isis" is an alternative name for the River Thames, used from its source in the Cotswolds until it is joined by the Thame at Dorchester in Oxfordshire.
The Oxford Student is a newspaper produced by and for students of the University of Oxford; it is sometimes abbreviated to The OxStu.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas Mowbray Charles-Edwards (born 11 November 1943) is an emeritus academic at Oxford University.
Thomas Rotherham (24 August 1423 – 29 May 1500), also known as Thomas (Scot) de Rotherham, was an English cleric and statesman.
Torpids is one of two series of bumping races, a type of rowing race, held yearly at Oxford University, the other race being Eights.
Trinity College (full name: The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity in the University of Oxford, of the foundation of Sir Thomas Pope (Knight)) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Trinity term is the third and final term of the academic year at the University of Oxford,, University of Oxford, UK.
Turl Street is an historic street in central Oxford, England.
The Turl Street Arts Festival (TSAF) is an annual festival held in February, involving students from the three Turl Street Colleges in Oxford, England: Jesus College, Exeter College and Lincoln College.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The University of Wales (Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru) was a confederal university based in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
University of Wales, Lampeter (Prifysgol Cymru, Llanbedr Pont Steffan) was a university in Lampeter, Wales.
A versicle is the first half of a preces, said or sung by an officiant or cantor, and answered with a said or sung response by the Congregation/People or choir.
The Victoria History of the Counties of England, commonly known as the Victoria County History or the VCH, is an English history project which began in 1899 and was dedicated to Queen Victoria with the aim of creating an encyclopaedic history of each of the historic counties of England.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
A visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the founder's alms and bounty, who can intervene in the internal affairs of that institution.
Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke, 1st Baron Herbert of Cardiff (c. 1501 – 17 March 1570) was a Tudor period nobleman, politician, and courtier.
William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke (8 April 1580 – 10 April 1630) was an English nobleman, politician, and courtier.
Woodstock Road is a major road in Oxford, England, running from St Giles' to the south, north towards Woodstock through the leafy suburb of North Oxford.
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.
Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.
Zoophilia is a paraphilia involving a sexual fixation on non-human animals.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.