Trinity: 450 Years of an Oxford College Community

Hardcover | May 5, 2005

byClare Hopkins

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This history of Trinity College from 1555 until the present day illustrates the changing shape and purpose of one of Oxford's colleges: a training house for Catholic priests in the sixteenth century; a pillar of the Anglican establishment in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; acentre of educational reform in the nineteenth; a thriving part of Oxford University today. Clare Hopkins makes extensive use of archival sources and the records of ordinary students to focus on the changing nature of a college community. This book exemplifies the evolution of Fellows into tutors,undergraduate commonors into students, and household servants into staff, and shows how the needs of these mutually dependent groups have shaped the environment around them.

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This history of Trinity College from 1555 until the present day illustrates the changing shape and purpose of one of Oxford's colleges: a training house for Catholic priests in the sixteenth century; a pillar of the Anglican establishment in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; acentre of educational reform in the nineteenth;...

Clare Hopkins is an Archivist, Trinity College, Oxford.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:536 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.39 inPublished:May 5, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199518963

ISBN - 13:9780199518968

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Foreword by the Honourable Michael J. Beloff QC, President of Trinity College1. Thomas Pope, our Founder2. Pre: The Foundation of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity3. Elizabethan Trinity4. President Kettell5. Trinity in the Civil Wars and Commonwealth6. President Bathurst7. Eighteenth Century Trinity8. Tommy Short's Trinity9. President Percival10. Late Victorian and Edwardian Trinity11. President Blakiston12. President Norrington13. Modern TrinityAPPENDICES1.1 Plan of Trinity College in 20051.2 Plans of the Dolphin Yard2 Staircase Numbers3 Trinity College Fellows of the Twentieth Century4 Members of Trinity College in the Dictionary of National Biography