University College, Oxford University


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Education Percy Bysshe Shelley
As a schoolboy at EtonPBS opposed the system of fagging (allotting junior boys virtually as private slaves to wait on older ones). He was expelled by University College, Oxford (which later set up a...
Family and Intimate relationships Mabel Birchenough
MB 's father was George Granville Bradley , a clergyman, teacher, scholar, and personal friend of the poet Alfred Tennyson. At the time of her birth he was headmaster of Marlborough College ; in 1870...
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Elstob
Elizabeth's brother, William (who was a scholar ten years older than she was, a Fellow of University College, Oxford from 1696, and a clergyman in London from 1702), was an important figure in her earlier...
Material Conditions of Writing Rhoda Broughton
In Belinda, RB is believed to have drawn extensively from her own early negative experience of the closed world of Oxford society. It was in particular believed that she caricatured college head Mark Pattison


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