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QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, WHERE STAYED THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE RENAISSANCE

QUEEN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE, WHERE STAYED THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF THE RENAISSANCE

Erasmus the greatest scholar of the Renaissance, first came to England in 1499 and returned to spend many a happy and laborious day in London or Cambridge. While at the University town he occupied chambers at Queen's College, and the tower in which they arc situated was named after him. It is between the small Pump Court and the Old Court. Erasmus was Greek Professor of the University for the four years (1510-1513) he lived here, and some of his best-known writings were completed in this picturesque college on the Cam.

Other pictures from Landmarks of Foreigners in England


A HALF-TIMBERED COTTAGE AT SMARDEN, KENT, A HOME OF FLEMISH WORKERS

TWO MEMORIES OF HANDEL, THE GREAT MUSICIAN WHO MADE ENGLAND HIS COUNTRY

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