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Shrewsbury School

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Formerly King Edward VI Grammar School. Began allowing girls to attend in 2008.

Location:
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

Founding Date:
1552

Enrollment:
670

Official Website:
http://www.shrewsbury.org.uk/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Brown
Historian
26-Jul-1935   The Rise of Western Christendom
Samuel Butler
Author
4-Dec-1835 18-Jun-1902 Erewheon
Henry Page Croft
Politician
22-Jun-1881 7-Dec-1947 British Under-Secretary of War, 1940-45
Charles Darwin
Naturalist
12-Feb-1809 19-Apr-1882 Proposed theory of evolution via natural selection
Simon Dee
Talk Show Host
28-Jul-1935 30-Aug-2009 Dee Time
Michael Heseltine
Politician
21-Mar-1933   UK Deputy Prime Minister, 1995-97
Charles Thomas Newton
Archaeologist
16-Sep-1816 28-Nov-1894 Discovered Halicarnassus mausoleum
Michael Palin
Comic
5-May-1943   Monty Python
John Peel
Radio Personality
30-Aug-1939 25-Oct-2004 Influential radio presenter
Martin Rees
Astronomer
23-Jun-1942   President of the Royal Society
Nevil Shute
Novelist
17-Jan-1899 12-Jan-1960 On the Beach
Sir Philip Sidney
Author
30-Nov-1554 17-Oct-1586 The Defence of Poesie

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Samuel Butler
Scholar
30-Jan-1774 4-Dec-1839 Headmaster of Shrewsbury School


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