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How a Murder and Lynching Helped Create Cambridge University

Early 13th-century events led members of Oxford University to flee

Although founded in the 12th and 13th centuries, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge are among today’s most prestigious universities. Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university and Cambridge is the second oldest; they rank…

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Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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Tim Gebhart

Tim Gebhart

Retired Lawyer. Book Addict. History Buff. Lifelong South Dakotan. Blog: prairieprogressive.com

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