Merton College

Merton College

Founded in 1264, Merton College is the oldest college in Oxford. Its large 14th-century chapel has an impressive collection of medieval stained glass.

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248896
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Merton College
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1264

Walter de Merton founds Merton College, Oxford

May 1926

C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien meet at Merton College, Oxford

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Merton College. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.merton.ox.ac.uk>