Winchester Pages Of History

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Winchester Pages Of History

Remarkable Dates.Royal Visits: King Richard II - 1393King Henry V - 1415King Henry VI - 8 visits on the wholeKing Edward IV - 1461, 1469King Henry VIII - 1522King Charles I - 1629King Charles II - 1682King James II - 1687 Queen Anne - 1705King George III - 1778King George V - 1912King Edward VIII - 1923King George VI - 1946Queen Elizabeth - 1955 (the 1st visit)

Aim:Wykeham wished to see the central government served by well-educated people dedicated to God and the public service

"Just as Westminster is the mother of British Parliament, so Winchester is the mother of British public schools"King Edward VIII..............................................................................................................................

WINCHESTER History Page

Scholars and Commoners were taught together in Seventh Chamber, the ancient schoolroom.

Foundation: Winchester was founded by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England in 1382. The number of students: 70.

Student's Medallion

Coat of Arms

The staff included 1 warden, 10 fellows, 2 schoolmasters 3 chaplains, 16 choristers, 3 lay clerks.


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