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Pembroke College Cambridge : A Short History - Aubrey Attwater

Pembroke College Cambridge

A Short History

Paperback

Published: 17th June 2010
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This short history of Pembroke College, Cambridge appeared in 1936, during a particularly successful period for the college in terms of both academic and sporting achievements. Pembroke was founded in 1347, when Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, a licence for the foundation of a new educational establishment in the young University of Cambridge. The college flourished, and from the mid-nineteenth century expanded greatly. The author of this book, which is still regarded as the 'official history of Pembroke College', was a leading authority on the college's history. However, he died before the manuscript could be completed, and the final part was written as a postscript by S. C. Roberts, a former Master of the college. The book has delightful illustrations and a thorough index of the influential scholars, former students and benefactors connected with the college over the centuries.

Introduction; 1. The foundation of the college; 2. The medieval college; 3. The reformation; 4. The seventeenth century; 5. The eighteenth century; 6. The modern college; Index.

ISBN: 9781108015332
ISBN-10: 1108015336
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Cambridge
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 17th June 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.23