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  • Sir John Meller, MP (c.1588 - 1650)
    Family and Education b. c.1588,1 1st s. of Sir Robert Meller* and his 1st w., Dorothy, da. and h. of Henry Bailey of I.o.W.2 educ. Dorchester g.s., Dorset; privately;3 Caius, Camb. 1603, aged 15; M. Te...
  • Dr Benjamin Hoadley (1706 - 1757)
    HOADLY, BENJAMIN, M.D. (1706–1757), physician, son of Benjamin Hoadly, bishop of Winchester [q. v.], was born on 10 Feb. 1706 in Broad Street, London. He was sent to Dr. Newcome's academy at Hac...
  • Rt Rev Benjamin Hoadley, Bishop of Winchester (1676 - 1761)
    From Wikipedia, June 2014: Benjamin Hoadly (14 November 1676 – 17 April 1761) was an English clergyman, who was successively Bishop of Bangor, Hereford, Salisbury, and Winchester. He is best k...
  • Rt Rev John Hoadley, Archbisop of Armagh (1678 - 1746)
    From Wikipedia, July 2014: John Hoadly (1678–1746) was an Anglican divine in the Church of Ireland. He served as Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin from 1727 to 1730 and as Archbishop of Dublin from...
  • Rt Rev Matthew Hutton Archbishop of Canterbury (1693 - 1758)
    From Wikipedia, July 2014: Matthew Hutton (3 January 1693 – 18 March 1758) was a high churchman in the Church of England, serving as Archbishop of York (1747–1757) and Archbishop of Can...

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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.