New College, Oxford University


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Sewell
James Edwards Sewell (1810-1903) became an academic. He served as Warden of New College, Oxford , and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University .
Sewell, Elizabeth. The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell. Editor Sewell, Eleanor L., Longmans, Green.
The Concise Dictionary of National Biography: From Earliest Times to 1985. Oxford University Press.
Friends, Associates Matilda Betham-Edwards
MBE set a great deal of store by meeting men distinguished as authors or in other fields, as a spur to literary achievement of her own. She was given to boasting of her acquaintance with...
Literary Setting Beatrice Harraden
The stories, not arranged chronologically, cover periods from the ancient Greeks and Romans through the middle ages. Named characters include William of Wykeham (founder of Winchester College and of New College, Oxford ), the pioneer...


8 June 1884: John William Burgon preached at New College,...

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8 June 1884

John William Burgon preached at New College, Oxford , a sermon against the higher education of women as a reversal of the law of nature. Printed this year, the sermon became notorious.

October 1974: The first women students were admitted to...

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October 1974

The first women students were admitted to formerly all-male colleges of Oxford University: Brasenose , Hertford , St Catherine's , Jesus , and Wadham .


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