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Alan James Hollinghurst FRSL (born 26 May 1954) is an English novelist, poet, short story writer and translator.
Sir James William Alexander Burnet (12 July 1928 – 20 July 2012), known as Alastair Burnet, was a British journalist and broadcaster, best known for his work in news and current affairs programmes, including a long career with ITN as chief presenter of the flagship News at Ten for eighteen years; Sir Robin Day described Burnet as "the booster rocket that put ITN into orbit".
Sir Robert Alastair Newton Morton (11 January 1938 – 1 September 2004) was Chief Executive of Eurotunnel and Chairman of the Strategic Rail Authority and an industrialist of considerable achievements and renown.
Alexander B. H. Cox (born 15 December 1954) is an English film director, screenwriter, nonfiction author, broadcaster and sometime actor.
Alice Jolly (born 1966) is an English novelist, playwright and memoirist, who has won both the Royal Society of Literature’s V. S. Pritchett Memorial Prize for short stories (2014) and the PEN/Ackerley Prize for autobiography (2016).
The word amen (Hebrew אָמֵן, Greek ἀμήν, Arabic آمِينَ) is a declaration of affirmation found in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.
Andrew Myles Cockburn (born 7 January 1947) is an Irish journalist who has lived in the United States for many years.
Wing Commander Andrew Duncan Green (born 30 July 1962) is a British Royal Air Force fighter pilot and World Land Speed Record holder.
Anne-Marie Slaughter (born September 27, 1958) is an American international lawyer, foreign policy analyst, political scientist and public commentator.
Sir Anthony Francis Seldon, (born 2 August 1953), is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, a contemporary historian, commentator and political author, known in part for his biographies of Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron.
Anton David Oliver (born 9 September 1975) is a retired New Zealand rugby union player.
Archibald Edward Glover (1859-1954) was a British Protestant Christian missionary in China.
Arthur Lee Dixon FRS (27 November 1867 — 20 February 1955) was a British mathematician and holder of the Waynflete Professorship of Pure Mathematics at the University of Oxford.
Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs (7 May 1921 – 15 March 2016) was an English historian.
Few biblical books are the work of a single author, and most have been edited and revised to produce the texts we have today.
Baron Sudeley is a title that has been created thrice in British history, twice in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
Benjamin Woodroffe (1638–1711) was an English cleric and college head.
William Warren Bradley (born July 28, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player and politician.
A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").
Brian Thomas Webster Stewart CMG, MCS (27 April 1922 – 16 August 2015) was a Scottish soldier, colonial official, diplomat and the second-most senior officer in the British Secret Intelligence Service.
Bromsgrove School, founded in 1553, is a co-educational independent public school in the Worcestershire town of Bromsgrove, England.
Brooks Phillip Victor Newmark (born 8 May 1958) was the Conservative Member of Parliament for Braintree until 2015.
Candida R. Moss (born 26 November 1978) is an English academic who is the Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham.
Charles Phillip Kent (4 August 1953 – 23 March 2005) played rugby union for Rosslyn Park and England.
Christ Church Cathedral School is an independent preparatory school for boys in Oxford, England.
Christ Church (Ædes Christi, the temple or house, ædēs, of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
The University of Oxford has 38 Colleges and six Permanent Private Halls (PPHs) of religious foundation.
A Commemoration ball is a formal ball held by one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in the 9th week of Trinity Term, the week after the end of the last Full Term of the academic year, which is known as "Commemoration Week".
The Commonwealth was the period from 1649 to 1660 when England and Wales, later along with Ireland and Scotland, was ruled as a republic following the end of the Second English Civil War and the trial and execution of Charles I. The republic's existence was declared through "An Act declaring England to be a Commonwealth", adopted by the Rump Parliament on 19 May 1649.
Constantine Edmund Walter Phipps, 5th Marquess of Normanby (born 24 February 1954) is a British aristocrat, novelist, poet, and entrepreneur.
Cristina Patricia Odone (born 11 November 1960) is an Italian-British journalist, editor, and writer.
David Edward Kirk (born 5 October 1960) is a former New Zealand rugby union player.
Dennis Price (born Dennistoun Franklyn John Rose-Price) (23 June 1915 – 6 October 1973) was an English actor, best remembered for his role as Louis Mazzini in the film Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) and for his portrayal of the omniscient valet Jeeves in 1960s television adaptations of P. G. Wodehouse's stories.
The Dissolution of the Monasteries, sometimes referred to as the Suppression of the Monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents and friaries in England and Wales and Ireland, appropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.
Elena Kagan (pronounced; born April 28, 1960) is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, nominated by President Barack Obama in May 10, 2010 and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 5, 2010.
Elizabeth Claire Kemper (born May 2, 1980) is an American actress and comedian.
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model, and activist.
A financial endowment is a donation of money or property to a nonprofit organization for the ongoing support of that organization.
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.
Francis John Lys (1863–1947) was a British lecturer and academic administrator.
Francis Matthews (2 September 1927 – 14 June 2014) was an English actor best known for playing Paul Temple in the BBC television series of the same name and for voicing Captain Scarlet in Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.
Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model.
George Clarke (7 May 1661 – 22 October 1736), History of Parliament online article.
Giles Andreae (born 16 March 1966) is a British artist, poet and greeting card writer, creator of the "Purple Ronnie" and "Edward Monkton" series.
Gloucester College, Oxford, was a Benedictine institution of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, from the late 13th century until the Dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century.
Glyn Maxwell (born 1962) is a British poet, playwright, librettist, and lecturer.
In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the Supreme Being and the principal object of faith.
The Greek College, established 1699, was a short-lived attempt to create a separate college for Greek Orthodox students at Oxford University in Oxford, England.
The name Greek Orthodox Church (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἑκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía), or Greek Orthodoxy, is a term referring to the body of several Churches within the larger communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, whose liturgy is or was traditionally conducted in Koine Greek, the original language of the Septuagint and New Testament, and whose history, traditions, and theology are rooted in the early Church Fathers and the culture of the Byzantine Empire.
Henry Holiday (17 June 1839 – 15 April 1927) was an English historical genre and landscape painter, stained-glass designer, illustrator and sculptor.
Henry Keene (15 November 1726 – 8 January 1776) was an English architect, notable for designing buildings in the Gothic Revival and Neoclassical style.
Herbert Henry John Murrill (11 May 1909 – 25 July 1952) was an English musician, composer, and organist.
Sir Iain Glidewell PC (8 June 1924 – 8 May 2016) was a Lord Justice of Appeal and Judge of Appeal of the High Court of the Isle of Man.
Inigo Jones (15 July 1573 – 21 June 1652) was the first significant English architect (of Welsh ancestry) in the early modern period, and the first to employ Vitruvian rules of proportion and symmetry in his buildings.
James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.
Jason Gissing (born 1970) is one of the founders of Ocado, an online grocery retailer in the United Kingdom.
Sir Jeremy Quentin Greenstock, GCMG (born 27 July 1943) is a retired British diplomat, active from 1969 to 2004.
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.
Jillian Louise Calland Duff (called Jill; born 1972) is a British Anglican bishop.
Sir John Cecil Masterman OBE (12 January 1891 – 6 June 1977) was a noted academic, sportsman and author.
Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
John Feckenham (c. 1515 – October, 1584), also known as John Howman of Feckingham and later John de Feckenham or John Fecknam, was an English churchman, the last abbot of Westminster.
Sir John Antony Hood (born 2 January 1952) is a New Zealand businessman and administrator.
John Henry Lahr (born July 12, 1941) is a British-based American theater critic, and the son of actor Bert Lahr.
John Njoroge Michuki (1 December 1932 – 21 February 2012) was a Kenyan politician and businessman.
John Davan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover, (born 2 November 1927) is the President of Sainsbury's, a British businessman, and a politician.
Jonathan Simon Speelman (born 2 October 1956) is an English Grandmaster chess player, mathematician and chess writer.
Sir Andrew Jonathan Bate, CBE, FBA, FRSL (born 26 June 1958), is a British academic, biographer, critic, broadcaster, novelist and scholar.
Sir Kenelm Digby (11 July 1603 – 11 June 1665) was an English courtier and diplomat.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Laura Madalene Solon (born April 1979) is an English screenwriter, comedian, actress, and winner of the 2005 Perrier Comedy Award.
Age: 41; Occupation: Literacy and Education Company Director.
Literae Humaniores is the name given to an undergraduate course focused on Classics (Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Latin, ancient Greek and philosophy) at the University of Oxford and some other universities.
Sir Martin Wakefield Jacomb (born 11 November 1929) is a former Chancellor of the University of Buckingham and Chairman of Canary Wharf Group.
Michael Radford (born 24 February 1946) is an English film director and screenwriter.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghful-LahAnbalagan, V. (29 May 2014), The Malaysian Insider.
Nelson McCausland (born 15 August 1951) is a Unionist politician from Northern Ireland.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
Nicholas Hawksmoor (probably 1661 – 25 March 1736) was an English architect.
Nicholas Purcell FBA is Camden Professor of Ancient History and a Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford.
Nicholas John Cameron Stewart QC (born 16 April 1947), is a British Barrister, Queen’s Counsel, Bencher of the Inner Temple (since 1999), Deputy High Court Judge (Chancery Division and Queen’s Bench Division since 1991), former Chairman of the Bar Human Rights Commission (1994–98), former President of the Union Internationale des Avocats (2001–02), former narrator of the BBC Radio Series No Further Questions?http://epguides.com/NoFurtherQuestions/ and current Chairman of the Democratic Progress Institute.
Nicky Hoberman (born 1967) is a South African-born, London-based fine artist/painter whose style includes the use of photorealism combined with caricature, and illogical figures on a background of flat, even spaces.
Oliver Shewell Franks, Baron Franks (16 February 1905 – 15 October 1992) was an English civil servant and philosopher who has been described as 'one of the founders of the postwar world'.
The Order of Saint Benedict (OSB; Latin: Ordo Sancti Benedicti), also known as the Black Monksin reference to the colour of its members' habitsis a Catholic religious order of independent monastic communities that observe the Rule of Saint Benedict.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
The Oxford Canal is a narrow canal in central England linking Oxford with Bedworth (between Coventry and Nuneaton on the Coventry Canal) via Banbury and Rugby.
The Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society (OAHS) has existed in one form or another since at least 1839, although with its current name only since 1972.
Robert Owen "Oz" Clarke is a British wine writer, television presenter and broadcaster.
Patrick Ewart Garland (10 April 1935 – 19 April 2013) was a British director, writer, and actor.
Francis Rory Peregrine "Perry" Anderson (born 11 September 1938)http://www.thepeerage.com/p26186.htm#c261853.1 is a British historian and political essayist.
Peter Clift is a British marine geologist and geophysicist specializing in the geology of Asia and the western Pacific.
The Rt Hon. Sir Peter Gibson (born 10 June 1934), is a former British barrister and Lord Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, and is currently a judge of the Qatar International Court.
Peter Kosminsky (born 21 April 1956) is a British writer, director and producer.
Peter Warren Rodman (November 24, 1943 – August 2, 2008) was a lawyer, government official and foreign policy expert.
A pitch or a sports ground is an outdoor playing area for various sports.
Victoria "Plum" Sykes (born 4 December 1969) is an English-born fashion journalist, novelist, and socialite.
A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.
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).
Rachel Mary Berkeley Portman,, FilmReference.com website.
Richard George Adams (9 May 1920 – 24 December 2016) was an English novelist and writer of the books Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs.
Richard Miller Flanagan (born 1961) is an Australian novelist from Tasmania.
Richard Lovelace (pronounced, homophone of "loveless") (9 December 1617 – 1657) was an English poet in the seventeenth century.
Richard Good Smethurst (born 17 January 1941) was provost of Worcester College, Oxford, England.
Robert Govett, (Staines, Middlesex, 14 February 1813 – Norwich, Norfolk, 20 February 1901) was a famous British theologian, and a successful independent pastor of Surrey Chapel, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
Sir Samuel Roy Meadow (born 1933) is a retired British paediatrician.
Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul.
Stephen Russell Davies (born 27 April 1963), better known as Russell T Davies, is a Welsh screenwriter and television producer whose works include Queer as Folk, Bob & Rose, The Second Coming, Casanova, the 2005 revival of the classic British science fiction series Doctor Who, and the trilogy Cucumber, Tofu, and Banana.
Mom Rajawongse Seni Pramoj (26 May 190528 July 1997) (หม่อมราชวงศ์เสนีย์ ปราโมช,, pronunciation) was three times the prime minister of Thailand and a politician in the Democrat Party.
Alexander Serge Lourie (born 22 February 1946) is a former Leader of the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, where he was a local government councillor from 1982 to 2010.
Sir Simon Hugh McGuigan Burns (born 6 September 1952) is a British politician, who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Chelmsford since being elected at the 1987 general election until 2017 general election.
Sir Simon Kirwan Donaldson FRS (born 20 August 1957), is an English mathematician known for his work on the topology of smooth (differentiable) four-dimensional manifolds and Donaldson–Thomas theory.
Sir is an honorific address used in a number of situations in many anglophone cultures.
Sir Thomas Cookes, 2nd Baronet (bap. 1648 – 8 June 1701) is known as a benefactor of Worcester College, Oxford and Bromsgrove School.
Sir Toby Belch is a character in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
St Catharine’s College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
Sir Stephen Miles Tomlinson PC (b. 29 March 1952) is a retired barrister and former member of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales.
Steven John Norris (born 24 May 1945 in Liverpool, Lancashire) is a British Conservative politician.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Line of Beauty is a 2004 Man Booker Prize-winning novel by Alan Hollinghurst.
Thomas Penson De Quincey (15 August 17858 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).
Edward Timothy Razzall, Baron Razzall, CBE (born 12 June 1943), is a British Liberal Democrat politician and parliamentarian.
Toby Litt is an English writer and academic in the Department of English and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London.
Professor Anthony John Grenville Hey (born 17 August 1946) was Vice-President of Microsoft Research Connections, a division of Microsoft Research, until his departure in 2014.
Twelfth Night, or What You WillUse of spelling, capitalization, and punctuation in the First Folio: "Twelfe Night, Or what you will" is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–1602 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Whittington Landon (c. 1758 – 29 December 1838) was an academic at the University of Oxford and an Anglican clergyman who became Dean of Exeter.
William Burges (2 December 1827 – 20 April 1881) was an English architect and designer.
Sir William Clarke (died 1666) was an English politician.
Sir William Neil McKie MVO (22 May 19011 December 1984) was an Australian organist, conductor, and composer.
Woodrow Lyle Wyatt, Baron Wyatt of Weeford (4 July 1918 – 7 December 1997) was a British politician, published author, journalist and broadcaster, close to the Queen Mother, Margaret Thatcher and Rupert Murdoch.
Worcester Street is a street in west central Oxford, England.
Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.