Although it is popularly touted, particularly amongst the punt tour guides, that Trinity Hall was founded primarily to train new priests to replace those who died during the Black Death, but in reality, Bishop Bateman had most likely been planning his foundation before the outbreak of 1349.
The College’s Book of Remembrance in the Chapel contains the names of Trinity Hall members who have died serving their country, including 134 names of members who died during the First World War. Here are some of their stories.
George Bridgetower was born in October 1778. To mark Black History Month we look at his remarkable life.
A day in my life at Trinity Hall consists of the usual: reading, prepping my lecture notes and hanging out with friends but there is also a large part of my day that is dedicated to access work, either through mentoring or thinking of initiatives to demolish glass ceilings.
The diminutive Pekingese dog was first reported to have arrived on English shores after the Second Opium War in 1862. Queen Victoria herself was even given one such dog, named Looty, in 1865, giving rise to a surge in popularity for the breed among upper-class English women.