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Cambridge

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-1 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-1 map






Facts in brief:

Located on rivers Cam & Granta; site of prehistoric & Roman remains; oldest college is Peterhouse (founded 1284); was confirmed a university city by Pope John XXII 1384; visited by Erasmus 1510; site of Holy Sepulchre Church, famed for its circular plan; Fitzwilliam Museum here.

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