Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 36 items

  • Keywords: Trinity College x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Cambridge University

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

William entered Trinity College in 1881, enrolled for the Mathematical Tripos, and was accepted by its principal private tutor, Edward Routh. He studied little else, won several college prizes, and ... More


Enlarging Our Lives: Higher Education, Americanism, and Trinity College for Catholic Women

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832493
eISBN:
9781469605999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889848_cummings.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the time when Sister Julia McGroarty presided over the opening of Trinity College for Catholic women in Washington, D.C. McGroarty, the American provincial superior of the ... More


Education

T.C. Barnard

in Cromwellian Ireland: English Government and Reform in Ireland 1649-1660

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208570
eISBN:
9780191678066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208570.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Education in Cromwellian Ireland was closely connected with propagating the Gospel and had the same objects: the introduction and spread of English habits, language, and religion; and, through these, ... More


Sussex, Cambridge, 1611–1629

Noel Malcolm

in John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish: The Mental World of an Early Modern Mathematician

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198564843
eISBN:
9780191713750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564843.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter chronicles the life of John Pell in Sussex and Cambridge, from 1611 to 1629. Pell was born in the village of Southwick, in West Sussex (between Brighton and Shoreham-on-Sea), on March 1 ... More


Mechanical Physicists, the Millard Laboratory, and the Transition from Physics to Engineering

Tony Simcock

in Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.003.05
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The Millard Laboratory at Trinity College was the principal epicentre of physics in collegiate Oxford, and the man with whom it is identified, Frederick John Jervis–Smith, university lecturer in ... More


King William's College

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Conditions at King Willliam's College were Spartan, but William again did well, especially in mathematics and was promoted into forms far ahead of his age group. In 1880, he undertook the entrance ... More


The “New Woman” at the “University” Gender and American Catholic Identity in the Progressive Era

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

in The Religious History of American Women: Reimagining the Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831021
eISBN:
9781469605173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867990_brekus.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the Americanist controversy and the relationship between Catholicism and Progressivism in the early twentieth century. Focusing on the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, and ... More


LOCATING TROY

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The first section, “Feeding the Heart: Educating Tennyson,” examines the classical education that Tennyson received at Trinity College, Cambridge, under the influential scholar Connop Thirlwall. ... More


James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Alan Ford

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The fractured identities of Ireland — religious, racial, cultural, and political — lie at the heart of modern Irish history: Catholic vs Protestant, Irish vs English, Nationalist vs Unionist. This ... More


Religion

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers William Cecil's role in the government of the national Protestant church in Ireland and his views on the progress of religious reform in the kingdom, culminating in Lord ... More


Oxford

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Henry Newman was born in London on February 21, 1801 to John Newman and Jemima Foudrinier. Described as studious and introvert, Newman spent his formative years in Ealing where his first ... More


Controversy and Religious Identity in Sixteenth‐Century Ireland

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the background to the reformation in Ireland, exploring in particular the reaction of the Anglo-Irish community in Dublin, showing how by the end of the 16th century the ... More


Irish Community and Protestant Belonging, 1930–49

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter posits an overlapping sense of alienation among Southern Protestants and Irish intellectuals during the 1930s and 1940s, as both groups found themselves out of step with the pieties of ... More


From a Boy to a Man, 1744–1750

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the college life of Burke at Trinity College. In 1744, his first extant letter reveals a diffident schoolboy overawed by the three grand rooms of his college tutor. Burke's ... More


The Emergence of the Maurician Synthesis: A Coleridgean in Theology

Jeremy Morris

in F D Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199545315
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545315.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

By 1823, Frederick Denison Maurice was expressing a desire to study at Cambridge. It was a mark of the gulf opening up between Maurice and his father, for whom the Anglican dominance of Cambridge had ... More


The Colleges and the University

Jack Morrell

in Science at Oxford, 1914-1939: Transforming an Arts University

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206576
eISBN:
9780191677229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the relationship of Oxford University to its colleges. Oxford colleges took prime responsibility for undergraduate teaching and their distinctive feature was their status as ... More


X-rays and crystals

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

A 1912 letter reported a German experiment that appeared to show that X-rays were waves. William discussed it with his son, who then explained all the observed spots by supposing that X-rays falling ... More


Oxford and Rome Again

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Newman was elected an honorary fellow by his old college, Trinity, and returned to Oxford again after many years. And at the beginning of December 1878, the Duke of Norfolk personally suggested to ... More


The Young Thaumaturge

William R. Newman

in Newton the Alchemist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174877
eISBN:
9780691185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174877.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the young Newton from his education at the Free Grammar School in Grantham during the 1650s up to his student years at Trinity College, Cambridge, beginning in 1661, in order to ... More


Cambridge 1933–2002

Kurt Lipstein

in Jurists Uprooted: German-Speaking Emigré Lawyers in Twentieth Century Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270583
eISBN:
9780191710230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270583.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter chronicles the life of Kurt Lipstein as an émigré legal scholar in England, where he moved from Germany. Lipstein was not totally unprepared to emigrate to England because he knew Roman ... More


View: