Queen's College, Oxford University


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Education Walter Pater
WP entered King's School, Canterbury , as a day student. Starting in 1858, he studied at Queen's College, Oxford , where he was tutored in Greek by Benjamin Jowett .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
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...
Occupation Walter Pater
After graduating with a second-class Oxford degree from Queen's in December 1862, WP returned to London with his sisters. His early attempts to gain a clerical fellowship failed, but in February 1864 he returned to...
Textual Features Alicia D'Anvers
Another aspect of Oxford presents itself through the hero's bumpkin servant John Blunder, who takes the guided tour. He is full of misapprehensions: that every building he sees is a church; that Queen's College is...


18 January 1341: Queen's College, Oxford, was founded; it...

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18 January 1341

Queen's College , Oxford, was founded; it was originally named Quene Hall.

12 October 1897: Nearly four years after the appearance of...

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12 October 1897

Nearly four years after the appearance of the first fascicle (A-ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary, a great dinner was held at Queen's College, Oxford , for its volunteer readers, including women.


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