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PICKARD-CAMBRIDGE, Arthur (1873 - 1952), Hon. Fellow of Balliol College and of St Hilda’s College, Oxford; Member of the Governing Bodies of Rugby, Harrow, Stowe (formerly Chm.), Trent (Chm.), and Mill Hill (Chm.); Deputy Chairman Public Schools’ Governing Bodies Association; Member of Executive Cttee, British Council; of Council of British Academy; and of London Tribunal for Conscientious Objectors

Leigh, William Henry (1824 - 1905), JP; [Sir Piers Leigh bore the standard of the Black Prince at Crecy; his son Sir Peter was slain at Agincourt, 1415; his g g s was Lord Mayor of London when Queen Mary died, 1558; James Leigh, 6th in descent, m 1755, Lady Caroline Amelia Grosvenor, e d of Duke of Chandos, 8th in descent from Princess Mary, sister of Henry VIII]; Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire from 1852; High Steward of Sutton Coldfield, 1859–82 and 1902; Governor and Trustee of Rugby School; Hon. Colonel 5th Battalion Warwickshire Regiment; Provincial Grand Master, Warwicks, 1852


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Is a boys' public school founded by Laurence Sheriff, a merchant grocer of London, in 1567. The school became unfit for use in 1748 and was rebuilt on its present site consisting of a school house, quad, chapel, and a magnificent playing field. The subsequent high reputation of the school stems from the headmastership of Thomas Arnold.

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