Pembroke College, Cambridge

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Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.wikipedia
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Marie de St Pol

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Marie de St Pol, Countess of Pembroke (1303-1377), a member of the de Châtillon family of France, founded Pembroke College, Cambridge.
Marie de St Pol, Countess of Pembroke (c.1303–1377) was the wife of Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (c.1275-1324), and is best known as the foundress of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

William Pitt the Younger

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Pembroke is home to the first chapel designed by Sir Christopher Wren and is one of the six Cambridge colleges to have educated a British prime minister, in Pembroke's case William Pitt the Younger.
He attended Pembroke College, Cambridge, being admitted on 26 April 1773, a month before turning fourteen.

Chris Smith, Baron Smith of Finsbury

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The college's current master is Chris Smith, Baron Smith of Finsbury.
Chris Smith was born in Barnet, London, and educated at George Watson's College in Edinburgh and Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Aymer de Valence, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

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On Christmas Eve 1347, Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, the licence for the foundation of a new educational establishment in the young university at Cambridge.
He is today remembered primarily through his wife Marie de St Pol's foundation of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and for his splendid tomb that can still be seen in Westminster Abbey.

Matthew Wren

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Around the Civil War, one of Pembroke's fellows and Chaplain to the future Charles I, Matthew Wren, was imprisoned by Oliver Cromwell.
He attended Merchant Taylors' School and proceeded in 1601 to Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he was a protégé of Lancelot Andrewes.

University of Cambridge

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Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

Pembroke Players

There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
Pembroke Players (formerly Pembroke College Players) is an amateur theatrical society in Cambridge, England, founded in 1955 and run by the students of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Robert Hitcham

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A new Senior Parlour was then created on the ground floor of Hitcham Building.
Robert was born of lowly origin in Levington, near Ipswich, and educated at the Free School at Ipswich and later Pembroke College, Cambridge, studying law.

Peter Cook

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There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
Cook was educated at Radley College and then went up to Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he read French and German.

List of prime ministers of the United Kingdom by education

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Pembroke is home to the first chapel designed by Sir Christopher Wren and is one of the six Cambridge colleges to have educated a British prime minister, in Pembroke's case William Pitt the Younger.

Bill Oddie

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There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
He then studied English Literature at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Eric Idle

There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
Idle attended Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he studied English.

Pembroke College Boat Club (Cambridge)

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There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
Pembroke College Boat Club is the rowing club for members of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Ray Dolby

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In 2015, the college received a bequest of £34 million from the estate of American inventor and Pembroke alumnus Ray Dolby, thought to be the largest single donation to a college in the history of Cambridge University.
He subsequently won a Marshall Scholarship for a Ph.D (1961) in physics from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Research Fellow at Pembroke College.

Clive James

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There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
James gained a place at Pembroke College, Cambridge, to read English literature.

Richard Beard (author)

Richard Beard
He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Pembroke College, Cambridge University.

Rattee and Kett

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The construction of the new library was undertaken by Rattee and Kett.
Projects undertaken in the late 19th century included a new hall and library at Pembroke College, Cambridge completed in the 1878, new lecture rooms at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge completed in 1884 and the construction of Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church in Cambridge completed in 1890 as well as the new chapel in Walnut Tree Court at Queens' College, Cambridge completed in 1891.

Eric Parry

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Finally, in a move to accommodate the majority of junior members on the College site rather than in hostels in the town, in the 1990s Eric Parry designed a new range of buildings on the site of the Master's Lodge, with a new Lodge at the west end.
From this period dates also his masterplan for Pembroke College, Cambridge that was followed in 1993 by the project for the College's New Lodge and Student Accommodation.

Tim Brooke-Taylor

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There are many clubs and societies organised by the students of the college, such as the boat club Pembroke College Boat Club and the college's dramatic society the Pembroke Players, which has been made famous by alumni such as Peter Cook, Eric Idle, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Clive James and Bill Oddie and is now in its 60th year.
After teaching for a year at Lockers Park School, a preparatory school in Hemel Hempstead and a term back at Holm Leigh School as a teacher, he studied at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Lancelot Andrewes

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In 1571 he entered Pembroke Hall, Cambridge and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, proceeding to a Master of Arts degree in 1578.

Jo Cox

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Born in Batley, West Yorkshire, Cox studied Social and Political Sciences at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Pembroke Street, Cambridge

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He linked his two buildings with an arched stone screen, Caröe Bridge, along Pembroke Street in a late Baroque style, the principal function of which was to act as a bridge by which undergraduates might cross the Master's forecourt at first-floor level from Pitt Building to New Court without leaving the College or trespassing in what was then the Fellows' Garden.
To the south of the street, along its entire length, is Pembroke College, hence the name.

May Ball in Cambridge

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Like many Cambridge colleges, Pembroke also has its annual May Ball.
As the all-male colleges began to allow female students, the ubiquitous double tickets began to be bought by pairs of students rather than inviting a date from outside of the university, causing a corresponding reduction in ticket sales; in 1991 Sidney Sussex and Downing merged balls, and in 1992 Pembroke cancelled its ball.

Rab Butler

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Butler's father was a Fellow, and in later life the Master, of Pembroke College.

Colleges of the University of Cambridge

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Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.