The Fourth of June at Eton College

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Eton was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as “Kynge’s College of Our Ladye of Eton besyde Windesoreā€¯ to provide free education to 70 poor boys who would then go on to King’s College, Cambridge, which Henry founded 1441. Poor boys???? The school flourished during the reign of George III (1760-1820). George spent much…… Continue reading The Fourth of June at Eton College