VI.th Chamber Winchester College The Prefect in Hall's Toys.
Etching. Plate 380 x 291mm. 15 x 11½".
In the nineteenth century and before, when there were sevene chambers, there was no requirement that the prefect in charge of a chamber should be an Officer. The Prefect of the Hall's toyes was always physically in Sixth Chamber, but he was not a member of that, or any, chamber. Winchester College, Hampshire, founded in 1382 and the oldest of the original nine English public schools defined by the Public Schools Act 1868.
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