Christ's College, Cambridge

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The first court of Christ's College

Christ's College is one of the colleges of the University of Cambridge, England. It was built in 1347 with the name God House. Then in 1505 Lady Margaret Beaufort, the mother of King Henry VII, gave some money to make the college much bigger. She also changed the name to Christ's College.

Christ's College has about 600 students. It has a tradition to do very well in the exams: it was the best college in the 20 years period from 1980 to 2000.[1]

Some very famous people have studied here, for example Charles Darwin and John Milton.

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  1. "Christ's top of 20-year table of Cambridge colleges". The Independent. 24 July 2000. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 

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