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Phil Gyford   Link to this

Christ's Hospital school is still going, and here's some history from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ's_Hospital#...

Bill   Link to this

Christ's Hospital, Newgate Street, a school on the site of the Greyfriars Monastery, founded by Edward VI., June 26, 1553, ten days before his death, as a hospital for poor fatherless children and others.
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April 21, 1657. — I saw Christ Church and Hospital, a very goodly Gothic building; the hall, school, and lodgings in great order for bringing up many hundreds of poor children of both sexes; it is an exemplary charity. There is a large picture at one end of the hall representing the Governors, Founders, and the Institution.—Evelyn
---London, Past and Present. H.B. Wheatley, 1891.

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