New College, Oxford

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The Chapel at New College

New College is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford. The official name of the college is "The Warden and Scholars of St. Mary's College at Winchester". New College is one of the oldest colleges at Oxford. It was founded in 1379. It is called "New" because it was the second college at Oxford named in honor of St. Mary. Oriel College which is 55 years older, is also officially named in honor of St. Mary.