Brasenose College, Oxford University


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Education John Buchan
After going to school in several different towns as his father was allotted to various parishes, JB went on a scholarship to Glasgow University , where he specialised in classics and was taught by Gilbert Murray
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Augusta Ward
Mary Augusta Arnold married Thomas Humphry Ward , a Fellow of Brasenose who came from a middle-class family.
Sutherland, John. Mrs. Humphry Ward. Clarendon Press.
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Friends, Associates Walter Pater
From his time at BrasenoseWP knew Oscar Browning . In Oxford and London he socialized with Edmund Gosse , Algernon Charles Swinburne , Simeon Solomon , Oscar Wilde , Vernon Lee , A. Mary F. Robinson
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...
Occupation Walter Pater
While at Brasenose , he wrote three anonymous essays for the Westminster Review: Coleridge 's Writings, Winckelmann, and The Poetry of William Morris. All three were attacked, says scholar Laurel Brake
Residence Walter Pater
In 1869 Pater moved from Brasenose College and took a house with his sisters at 2 Bradmore Road, Oxford. He developed a wider social circle and began dressing like a dandy.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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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