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An Allusion to Ovid's Heroides in Gray's ‘Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College’

ANDERSON, (William) Eric (Kinloch) (born 1936), Provost of Eton College, 2000–09

BROADBENT, Henry (1852 - 1935), Librarian of Eton College since 1920

BUTLER, Alfred J. (1850 - 1936), Fellow of Brasenose, 1877, Bursar, 1881–1920; Tutor to the Khedive of Egypt, 1880; DLitt Oxon, 1901; Fellow of Eton College, 1909–34

Choral foundations: Keri Dexter, ‘A good Quire of voices’: the provision of choral music at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, and Eton College, c.1640–1733; Kenneth Milne ed., Christ Church Cathedral Dublin: a history; Gerard Gillen ed., Irish musical studies, vi: A historical anthology of Irish church music

CLAYTON, John Pilkington (born 1921), Apothecary to HM Household at Windsor, 1965–86; Surgeon Apothecary to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother’s Household at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, 1965–86; Senior Medical Officer, Eton College, 1965–86 (MO, 1962–65)

CORNISH, Francis Warre (1839 - 1916), Vice-Provost of Eton College, 1893–1916

DURNFORD, Walter (1847 - 1926), Provost of King’s College, Cambridge, since 1918, and Fellow of Eton College

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GORDON, George Stuart (1881 - 1942), President of Magdalen College, Oxford, since 1928; Hon. Fellow of Merton College; Hon. Fellow of Oriel College; Fellow of Eton College


HICKS, (Frederick Cyril) Nugent (1872 - 1942), Bishop of Lincoln since 1933; Chaplain and Sub-Prelate of the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, 1928; Order of St Sava (1st Class) of Yugoslavia, 1932; Cross of the Order of the Redeemer (Greece), 1933; Grand Cross of the Order of the Star of Roumania, 1935; Governor of Harrow School, 1927; Visitor Eton College and King’s College, Cambridge, Brasenose and Lincoln Colleges, Oxford; Hon. Fellow of Keble College, Oxford, 1933; Member of Council of Keble College, 1934; Select Preacher, Oxford University, 1934

Keynes, John Maynard (1883 - 1946), leader of British Delegation which negotiated the American Loan in Washington, Sept.–Dec. 1945, and Feb. 1946 was appointed a Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Fellow and Bursar of King’s College, Cambridge; Fellow of Eton College; a Director of the Bank of England; a Trustee of the National Gallery; Chairman of Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts; High Steward Borough of Cambridge since 1943; President, Royal Economic Society; Member of Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Consultative Council; Chairman, Arts Theatre of Cambridge; Officier de l’Ordre de Léopold

LEWIS, John Elliott (born 1942), Head Master, Eton College, 1994–2002

LEWIS, Wilfrid Hubert Poyer (1881 - 1950), Justice of High Court of Justice, King’s Bench Division, since 1935; Chairman Pembrokeshire Quarter Sessions; Fellow of Eton College; Hon. Fellow of University College, Oxford

LITTLE, Anthony Richard Morrell (born 1954), Head Master, Eton College, since 2002

LUXMOORE, Henry Elford (died 1926), retired ex-Senior Assistant Master, Eton College

LYTTELTON, George William (1883 - 1962), late Assistant Master, Eton College

MALCOLMSON, Kenneth Forbes (1911 - 1995), Precentor and Director of Music, Eton College, 1956–71

MARTEN, (Clarence) Henry (Kennett) (1872 - 1948), Provost of Eton College since 1945

Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College

Parker, Albert Edmund (1843 - 1905), PC; JP, Chairman of Committees and Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords from 1889; Fellow and Governor of Eton College; Chairman of Devon County Council

PORTER, Thomas Cunningham (1860 - 1933), Hon. Assistant Science Master, Eton College

RAWLINS, Francis Hay (1850 - 1920), Assistant Master at Eton College, 1875–1905; Lower Master of Eton, 1905–16; Vice-Provost of Eton since 1916


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Founded by Henry VI in 1440, the school was modelled on the foundations of Winchester and New College, Oxford, set up by William of Wykeham.

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