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Emmanuel College, Cambridge

So what links Harvard and Cambridge university? Answer John Harvard and Emmanuel College, Cambridge,England

John Harvard was educated at Emmanuel College Cambridge and then emigrated to America, where he lived for the rest of his life. On his death he bequeathed monies which enabled the setting up of Harvard university.

So for Inspired Sunday this week I am sharing from our trip to Cambridge

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the chapel of Emmanuel College

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There is John Harvard depicted in the stained glass and also

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you can read more of these lovely windows here

 

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October photo show and tell

Linking in with Sophie for the last Photo Show and Tell she is hosting. I shall miss this so much. We went to Cambridge at the start of the month and here is my show and tell from this trip.

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Here we have the “backs”, so called because the colleges back onto the river

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And Cambridge wouldn’t be Cambridge without

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punts.

One of my favourite places in Cambridge is the market

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How’s that for veg stall?

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Or this flower stall?

All the colleges have delightful grounds.Mr E and I spent many a happy day here as students, back in the day

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And then there is the Fitzwilliam museum

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We spent a couple of happy hours in here this visit before going to

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Granchester

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meadows

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the weather was perfect

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so we went here to end a perfect day

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I’ll explain this picture tomorrow……

 

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