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Cambridge Colleges

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The University of Cambridge has 31 constituent colleges. This summer I am visiting them all, from medieval Peterhouse to modern Robinson.

Click the links to read about each college. A few colleges already have posts, others are still to come – so please check back later for these ones. As I add posts for more colleges, the links will appear on this page.

 Peterhouse, 1284

  Clare College, 1326

  Pembroke College, 1347

  Gonville & Caius College, 1348

  Trinity Hall, 1350

  Corpus Christi College, 1352

  Magdalene College, 1428

  King’s College, 1441

  Queens’ College, 1448

  St Catharine’s College, 1473

  Jesus College, 1496

  Christ’s College, 1505

  St John’s College, 1511

  Trinity College, 1546

  Emmanuel College, 1584

  Sidney Sussex College, 1596

  Downing College, 1800

  Girton College, 1869

  Newnham College, 1871

  Selwyn College, 1882

  St Edmund’s College, 1896

  Hughes Hall, 1949

  Murray Edwards College, 1954

  Churchill College, 1960

  Darwin College, 1964

  Lucy Cavendish College, 1965

  Wolfson College, 1965

  Fitzwilliam College, 1966

  Clare Hall, 1966

  Homerton College, 1976

  Robinson College, 1977




College shield images sources: college websites (Caius, Corpus, Sidney), flickr.com (Downing, Churchill), ox-cam-nyc.blogspot.co.uk (Newnham), flickriver.com (Selwyn, St Ed’s, Fitz), theheraldrysociety.com (HH), cantab.org (Homerton), Wikimedia Commons/ Wikipedia (the rest)

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