Sentence Examples with the word Rugby

Added to that, the club is still rocking under fan boycotts and general consternation over the proposed merger and name change to Rugby Town.

His remains were interred on the following Friday in the chancel of Rugby chapel, immediately under the communion table.

He was educated at Rugby under Dr. Arnold and at University College, Oxford, where he graduated with first-class honours in 1854.

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When later in the same year, however, Henry Phillpotts, bishop of Exeter, died, the prime minister turned again to Temple, and he accepted the bishopric of that city so dear to him from boyhood, and left Rugby for a home amongst his own people.

SIR JOSEPH NORMAN LOCKYER (1836-), English astronomer, was born at Rugby on the 17th of May 1836.

He then accepted a school-inspectorship, which he held until he went to Rugby in 1858.

From Rugby he went to be first headmaster of Wellington College, which was opened in January 1859; and in the course of the same year he married his cousin, Mary'Sidgwick.

After being privately educated by his mother and tutors, he entered Rugby school in 1841.

It was declared in a prefatory note to the volume that the authors were responsible only for their respective articles, but some of these were deemed so destructive that many people banned the whole book, and a noisy demand, led by Samuel Wilberforce, then bishop of Oxford, called on the headmaster of Rugby to dissociate himself from his comrades.

The influence of the revival extended to many other schools, such as Christ's Hospital (1552), Westminster (1560), and Merchant Taylors' (1561); Repton (1 557), Rugby (1567) and Harrow (1571).