Early Yorkshire Schools, Vol. 1

Early Yorkshire Schools, Vol. 1 : York, Beverley, Ripon (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Early Yorkshire Schools, Vol. 1: York, Beverley, Ripon It may seem a startling statement, but it is the fact that there are only two institutions in England which are older than this York Grammar School. They are the Archbishoprics of Canterbury and York. And it is perhaps doubtful whether even the Archbishopric of York is older, that is, whether its creation did not carry with it the creation of the school. I am bound to confess, however, that the title of Our Oldest School was a misnomer. I fortunately guarded myself against a mistake, which I am now able to set right, by saying (p. There is indeed one school which might possibly claim an even higher antiquity than York, if it could prove its title, viz. The so-called King's School' at Canterbury. At present it claims only to date from Henry VIII., who is, however, no more, and in someviii s. Peter's school, york. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243152213
  • 9780243152216