Lincoln College, Oxford

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Lincoln College (formally, The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, situated on Turl Street in central Oxford.wikipedia
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Richard Fleming

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Lincoln was founded in 1427 by Richard Fleming, then Bishop of Lincoln.
Richard Fleming (c. 1385 – 25 or 26 January 1431), Bishop of Lincoln and founder of Lincoln College, Oxford, was born at Crofton in Yorkshire.

Dr. Seuss

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
Geisel adopted the name "Dr. Seuss" as an undergraduate at Dartmouth College and as a graduate student at Lincoln College, Oxford.

John Wesley

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley. In the 18th century, Lincoln became the cradle of Methodism when John Wesley, a fellow there from 1726, held religious meetings with his brother Charles and the rest of Wesley's 'Holy Club', whom the rest of the university took to calling 'Bible-moths'.
Educated at Charterhouse and Christ Church, Oxford, Wesley was elected a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford in 1726 and ordained as an Anglican priest two years later.

John le Carré

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
In 1952, he returned to England to study at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he worked covertly for the British Security Service, MI5, spying on far-left groups for information about possible Soviet agents.

Rachel Maddow

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
She was the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship and began her postgraduate study in 1995 at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Norman Heatley

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
His doctoral research in Cambridge led to a PhD in 1936, and he then moved to the University of Oxford, where he became a fellow of Lincoln College and joined a team working under Howard Florey that included Ernst Chain.

Methodism

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In the 18th century, Lincoln became the cradle of Methodism when John Wesley, a fellow there from 1726, held religious meetings with his brother Charles and the rest of Wesley's 'Holy Club', whom the rest of the university took to calling 'Bible-moths'.
The Wesley brothers founded the "Holy Club" at the University of Oxford, where John was a fellow and later a lecturer at Lincoln College.

Nevil Sidgwick

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
He received the MA from Lincoln College, Oxford, in October 1901, and spent almost his entire career in the city of his birth, becoming a Fellow of the college in 1901, and Professor of Chemistry from 1935 to 1945.

Howard Florey

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
In 1935 he returned to Oxford, as Professor of Pathology and Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, leading a team of researchers.

All Saints Church, Oxford

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The College now uses All Saints Church as its library and has strong ties with St Michael's Church at the North Gate, having used it as a stand-in for the College chapel when necessary.
It is now the library of Lincoln College.

Turl Street

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Lincoln College (formally, The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, situated on Turl Street in central Oxford.
It is colloquially known as The Turl and is home to three of the University of Oxford's historic colleges: Exeter, Jesus and Lincoln.

Mensa International

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Roland Berrill, an Australian barrister, and Dr. Lancelot Ware, a British scientist and lawyer, founded Mensa at Lincoln College in 1946.
Roland Berrill, an Australian barrister, and Dr. Lancelot Ware, a British scientist and lawyer, founded Mensa at Lincoln College, in Oxford, England, in 1946.

John Radcliffe (physician)

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
He was educated at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Northallerton Grammar School and graduated from the University of Oxford, where he was an exhibitioner at University College tutored by Obadiah Walker, to become a Fellow of Lincoln College.

Roland Berrill

Roland Berrill, an Australian barrister, and Dr. Lancelot Ware, a British scientist and lawyer, founded Mensa at Lincoln College in 1946.
Mensa was founded by Roland Berrill and Lancelot Ware at Lincoln College, Oxford, England on 1 October 1946.

Colleges of the University of Oxford

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Lincoln College (formally, The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, situated on Turl Street in central Oxford.

Edward Abraham

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Notable alumni include John Radcliffe, Nobel Prize winner Howard Florey, Edward Abraham, Norman Heatley, John le Carré, Rachel Maddow, Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss), Nevil Sidgwick and John Wesley.
Florey formally recognised Abraham's work in 1948 by nominating him to be one of the first three "penicillin" research Fellows at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Brasenose College, Oxford

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As is common with Oxford colleges, the College has a long-standing rivalry with neighbour Brasenose College (which was also founded by a later Bishop of Lincoln).
To the west is Lincoln College.

William Smyth

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As is common with Oxford colleges, the College has a long-standing rivalry with neighbour Brasenose College (which was also founded by a later Bishop of Lincoln).
His college is uncertain, being either Oriel or Lincoln, or both in succession.

Mark Pattison (academic)

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C. P. Snow was inspired for his novel The Masters by the story of Mark Pattison, a fellow at Lincoln, whose enthusiastic hopes for Lincoln were frustrated by older, more conservative fellows of the college; Snow's story transposes the story to a Cambridge College.
He served as Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford.

University of Oxford

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Lincoln College (formally, The College of the Blessed Mary and All Saints, Lincoln) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford, situated on Turl Street in central Oxford.
The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, studied at Christ Church and was elected a fellow of Lincoln College.

St Michael at the North Gate

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He intended it to be "a little college of true students of theology who would defend the mysteries of Scripture against those ignorant laymen who profaned with swinish snouts its most holy pearls".. To this end, he obtained a charter for the College from King Henry VI, which combined the parishes of All Saints, St Michael at the North Gate, and St Mildred's within the College under a rector.
City Church status passed to St Michael's when All Saints Church was declared redundant in 1971 and was subsequently converted into the library of Lincoln College, Oxford.

Lancelot Ware

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Roland Berrill, an Australian barrister, and Dr. Lancelot Ware, a British scientist and lawyer, founded Mensa at Lincoln College in 1946.
At the end of the war in 1945, he started a law degree at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Norrington Table

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Academically, Lincoln was one of the top ten in the Norrington Table each year from 2006 to 2015 (excluding 2010 and 2011).

Thomas Rotherham

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Despite insufficient endowment and trouble from the Wars of the Roses (for their charter was from the deposed Lancastrian), the College has survived and flourished thanks to the efforts of its fellows and the munificence of a second Bishop of Lincoln, Thomas Rotherham.
Rotherham built part of Lincoln College, Oxford, and increased its endowment; at Cambridge, where he was four times Chancellor and Master of Pembroke Hall, he helped to build the University Library.

Middlebury College

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Lincoln College has visiting undergraduate student arrangements with Middlebury College, Simon's Rock College of Bard, Drew University, and National Taiwan University.
In 1978, the Bread Loaf School of English expanded to include a campus at Lincoln College, Oxford University.