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  1. Merton College. / 51.751; -1.252. Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. [5] Its foundation can be traced back to the 1260s when Walter de Merton, chancellor to Henry III and later to Edward I, first drew up ...

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      Richard Swineshead (1340), one of the Oxford Calculators....

  2. Richard Swineshead (1340), one of the Oxford Calculators. John Wycliffe, theologian (1356) Robert Wikeford, Archbishop of Dublin (c. 1350) Two additional outstanding academic figures from the early 14th century, John Duns Scotus and William of Ockham have long been claimed as Merton alumni, but there is no contemporary evidence to support this ...

  3. The history of Merton. Merton College, the first fully self-governing College in the University, was founded in 1264 by Walter de Merton, sometime Chancellor of England and later Bishop of Rochester. Mob Quadrangle, the oldest quadrangle in the University, was built in three phases: the Treasury c.1288-91; the north and east ranges and the ...

  4. Merton College, Oxford. Merton College is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1264 by Walter de Merton, who was the Chancellor to Henry III and Edward I. It claims to be the oldest college in Oxford, although Balliol College and University College also claim to be the oldest. [1] Mob Quad from Chapel Tower ...

  5. Merton College Library (in Merton College, Oxford) is one of the earliest libraries in England and one of the oldest academic library in the world still in continuous daily use. [1] [2] The library is located in several parts of the college, and houses a priceless collection of early printed books and more than 300 medieval manuscripts .

  6. The University of Oxford has 36 colleges, three societies, and four permanent private halls (PPHs) of religious foundation. [1] The colleges and PPHs are autonomous self-governing corporations within the university. These colleges are not only houses of residence, but have substantial responsibility for teaching undergraduate students.

  7. Welcome to Merton College, part of the University of Oxford. Merton College is a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at the University of Oxford since 1264.

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