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The Cult of Harrow: Montagu Butler, Sentiment, and Success, 1860–1885

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

In twenty-five years, Montagu Butler admitted more than 4,000 boys to Harrow School, securing its status as a national institution. When advising his successor on teaching the Upper Fourth in 1879, ... More


Charles John Vaughan, 1845–1859

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

On January 22, 1845, the Easter Term began at Harrow School under a new Head Master, a twenty-eight-year-old clergyman and former Cambridge don with no previous experience of being a schoolmaster. ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Since the 18th century, the myth or myths of Harrow School provided consistent support to the practical efforts of governors and masters to sustain the institution. The memories of former schoolboys ... More


Reform

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Of all the 19th-century Royal Commissions of inquiry and subsequent reforms of established English institutions such as the army, civil service, and universities, the oddest by far concerned public ... More


Challenges Old and New: Politics, Governors, and Money in the Twentieth Century

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Montagu Butler echoed with clarity his apologia to the Clarendon Commissioners in 1862, arguing that the ‘distinctive nature of Harrow must be preserved’. Such continued confidence in Harrow School's ... More


Concatenation of fortunate circumstances: Cambridge, 1909–14

Graeme K. Hunter

in Light is a Messenger: The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529217
eISBN:
9780191712937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529217.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter details the life of William Lawrence Bragg from 1909–14. In the spring of 1910, Bragg competed in the Trinity scholarships examination. The Master of Trinity, Montagu Butler, read his ... More


The Interwar Years 1919–39

in Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter concentrates on the interwar period. This chapter discusses the government and elections of Major General Sir William Fry, Sir Claude Hill, Sir Montagu Butler and William Leveson-Gower ... More


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