傑森錢 asked in 藝術與人文歷史 · 1 decade ago

誰知道有關"西敏寺中學"的資料??

有沒有人有關於"西敏寺中學"的資料??

("虎克"以前讀低~~就是發現細胞的那ㄍ人!!)

拜託大家了~~

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    好眼光,這是ㄧ所歷史非常久遠的學校。學校起源可追溯到西元1179 年,由西敏寺的僧侶所成立的。ㄧ直到西元1560年,伊莉莎白一世時學校算是正式成立。曾出了不少名人學生,版主題到的虎克(Hooke)也是其中ㄧ員。

    Famous Old Westminsters :

    1500

    Ben Jonson (1573-1637) Poet and dramatist.

    Charles Chauncy (1592-1672) President of Harvard 1654-72.

    George Herbert (1593-1633) Poet & public orator, Cambridge 1619-27.

    1600

    Robert Hooke (1635-1703)

    Inventor, mechanic, architect, astronomer. Spiral spring to regulate watches, principle of the arch. Author of Micrographia.

    George Jeffreys, 1st Baron (1648-1689)

    Lord Chief Justice of the Bloody Assize. Lord Chancellor. Died a prisoner in the Tower.

    Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax (1661-1715)

    Orator and financier. Originator of the Bank of England and the National Debt.

    Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (1693-1768)

    First Lord of Treasury 1754-6. Prime Minister.

    Henry Pelham (1696-1754)

    First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer 1743-54. Prime Minister.

    每ㄧ學年約有700位學生,其中約有四分之ㄧ是住宿生;700學生中右約有100名是女生。大部分的男孩就讀的年紀是七歲至十三歲。

    詳情請參考http://www.westminster.org.uk/index.asp

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