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Trinity College

Listed under Urban in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Trinity considers itself to be "a world-leading academic institution with an outstanding record of education, learning and research", perhaps only afforded by being housed in an example of brilliance in architecture. The college was founded by Henry VIII, combining Michaelhouse and King's Hall, many of the buildings built under the supervision of Thomas Nevile, Master of Trinity from 1593, including the main features of Great Court and a large part of the beautiful, cloistered court on the side of the Hall that faces the river. Nevile's Court was completed in the late 17th century when the library designed by Sir Christopher Wren was built. The Wren Library contains treasures such as an 8th century copy of the Epistles of St Paul.

Written by  George Monkhouse.

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