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  • Rev. George Stanhope (1660 - 1728)
    From Wikipedia, January 2015: George Stanhope (5 March 1660 – 18 March 1728) was a clergyman of the Church of England, rising to be Dean of Canterbury and a Royal Chaplain. He was also amongst...
  • Edmund Spencer (c.1552 - 1599)
    Edmund Spenser (/ˈspɛnsər/; 1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dy...
  • Col. Thomas Hatcher, MP (c.1589 - 1677)
    Family and Education b. c.1589, 1st s. of Sir John Hatcher of Careby by Anne, da. of James Crewes of Fotheringay, Northants. educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1603; L. Inn 1607. m. 14 Oct. 1617, Katherine, da. of ...
  • Sir Thomas Rant, MP (c.1604 - 1671)
    Family and Education b. c.1604, 3rd s. of William Rant, MD (d.1627) of Norwich, fellow of Caius, Camb. 1589-96, by Mary, da. of Edward Ward of Bixley. educ. Norwich g.s.; Caius Camb. adm. 1 May 1619, a...

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom.

Originally founded in 1209, it is the second-oldest university in English-speaking areas, and the world's third-oldest surviving university.The university grew out of an association of scholars that was formed in 1209, early records suggest, by scholars leaving Oxford after a dispute with townsfolk. The two "ancient universities" have many common features and are often jointly referred to as Oxbridge.

Today, Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and comprehensive academic departments which are organised into six academic schools. All these organisations occupy different locations in the town including purposely-built sites and the student life is found in the arts, sport clubs and societies. Cambridge has nurtured many prominent alumni, and 90 Nobel laureates have been affiliated with the university. It is also a member of various academic associations and forms part of the "golden triangle" of English universities.

In post-nominals the university's name is abbreviated as Cantab, a shortened form of Cantabrigiensis.

List of Alumni of the University of Cambridge


A Cambridge Alumni Database This database is planned to contain biographical details of everyone who has been identified as being academically associated with the University of Cambridge, covering the period from 1200 onwards.