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Was founded by John Lyon, a yeoman in the neighbouring village of Preston, in 1571 as a free grammar school for the education of 30 poor children. After a period of decline, the school's fortunes were restored largely by the eminent headmaster Dr Charles Vaughan (1816–97).

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