Foreign News: Floreat Etona

Amid the cloistered books & beams of the Provost's Lodge at Eton College, most famed of Britain's swank public schools and academic nursery of England's royalty and peerage, sat last week the newly appointed Provost of Eton, the Rt. Hon. Lord Hugh Richard Heathcote Cecil, fifth son of the third Marquess of Salisbury, alumnus of Eton and Oxford, Member of Parliament for Oxford University for 26 years. Ever since Henry VI, who founded Eton in 1440, appointed one of his chief advisers to preside over the College's governing body as Provost, this office has...

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