Historic Cambridge

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Jesus College

This is a large college with attractive grounds and many sculptures. It’s full name is ‘The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund’, but that is a bit of a mouthful. The cockerel is the college symbol, after it’s founder John Alcock, Bishop of Ely. The …

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Trinity College

This is the richest college in Cambridge and Oxford Universities combined, with a landholding worth £800 million. This makes it one of the wealthiest estate owners in the UK (behind the Crown Estate, the National Trust and the Church of England). The lands owned are as diverse as the Port of Felixstowe, the O2 Arena, …

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