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Eton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Berkshire

Small town to the N of Windsor, dominated by Eton College, the public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI. One of the earliest headmasters was...

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Eton

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 932 words.

Small town to the N of Windsor, dominated by Eton College, the public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI

Eton

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Berkshire

Small town to the N of Windsor, dominated by Eton College, the public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI. One of the earliest headmasters was...

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Eton Choirbook

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A book of choral mus. at Eton College, dating from between 1490 and 1504.

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Eton College

Peter Gordon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 103 words.

Founded by Henry VI with the title ‘The College of the Blessed Mary of Eton beside Windsor’ in 1440,

Eton College

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 104 words.

Founded by Henry VI with the title ‘The College of the Blessed Mary of Eton beside Windsor’ in 1440,

Eton crop

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 74 words.

A short boyish hairstyle, fairly popular among English women in the 1920s, called after the boys at Eton College. The

Eton crop

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.

A short boyish hairstyle, fairly popular among English women in the 1920s, called after the school for boys at Eton.

Eton Choirbook

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 108 words.

(Windsor, Eton College Library, 178). The most important surviving source of early Tudor church music, written down c.1500–5 for use at Eton College; the manuscript is large enough for...

Eton Rules

Christopher Tyerman.

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

October 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 14461 words.

The Harrow School governors' policy of appointing Etonian Head Masters reached its consummation and faced its severest challenge between 1746 and 1785. The social and commercial success...

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Eton College Manuscript

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 20 words.

A book of choral mus. at Eton College, dating from between 1490 and 1504.

Eton College Manuscript

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 34 words.

A book of choral music at Eton College, dating from between 1490 and 1504, one of the most important surviving manuscripts of early Tudor sacred music....

Eton

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

Ettone 1086 (db). ‘Farmstead or estate on the river’ (probably denoting a settlement which performed a special local

Eton

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

Current frequencies: GB 34, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 39 • Main GB location 1881: Somerset; Lancs; Kent;

Eton College

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

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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Eton College

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 27 words.

Founded by Henry VI in 1440, the school was modelled on the foundations of *Winchester and New College,

Eton College

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 29 words.

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

Eton Choirbook

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 15 words.

Eton College

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 173 words.

Founded in 1440–1, its pupils provided the elite of English law and politics. In the 1860s the education and

Eton mess

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 255 words.

A dessert consisting of whipped cream, pieces of meringue, and fruit, typically strawberries, mixed together in a

Eton Mess

in The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 390 words.

is a British dessert made of broken meringue, fruit (traditionally strawberries), and whipped heavy (double) cream, mixed together into a