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An Idealistic Cynic and the Birth of a System 1382–1603

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins and development of the British public school movement. Bishop William of Wykeham is credited with accidentally founding the public school movement. The shortage of ... More


Epilogue

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter reviews the changes that have occurred since the public school movement began with William of Wykeham's foundation for seventy poor scholars at Winchester College. It notes a continuous ... More


The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

David Turner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To many in the United Kingdom, the British public school remains the disliked and mistrusted embodiment of privilege and elitism. They have educated many of the country's top bankers and politicians ... More


Patronage, Performativity, and Ideas of Corpus Christi

Pamela M. King

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details relations between Church and state in Richard Fox’s age. The break with Rome, the royal supremacy, and the dissolution of the monasteries irreversibly altered the way in which ... More


‘Bright young refugees’: refugees and schools in the Manchester region

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0018
Subject:
History, Social History

One way in which young refugees might gain the right of entry to Britain was by offering proof of their acceptance by a British school, although they still required a British sponsor who would ... More


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