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Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire


  • Located in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England
  • On a bank of the River Cam and close to St John's College, Cambridge University
  • Founded at the beginning of the fifteenth century as 'Buckingham College' and then refounded in the middle of the sixteenth century as Magdalene College
  • The famous seventeenth century diarist Samuel Pepys attended Magdalene College and his books and papers are kept in the Pepys Library
  • 'The Library is a splendid enrichment of the College. With 3,000 volumes arranged by size, from No. 1 (smallest) to No. 3,000 (largest), the Library continues to fascinate tourists, and to attract scholars from all over the world' (source: Magdalene College website, link provided)

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www.magd.cam.ac.uk
Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire


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