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date: 20 November 2019

School founders and patrons in England, 597–1560locked

  • Nicholas Orme

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The history of education, in England as everywhere else, is full of intangibles. What the young learn from their parents and neighbours, for instance, or from older brothers and sisters, is always liable to be taken for granted, and for that reason usually remains elusive. The story of how ...

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