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    (Original post by timeofyourlife)
    hmm, rugger rory had a MBE in 1992, so did Roger Black who was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and then went on to read medicine at Soton.
    John Inverdale (the BBC sports presenter) went to So'ton and has written bits and pieces in the Telegraph Sport.

    Simon Hughes (the former Middlesex player, and C4's "The Analyst") writes a regular cricket column in Telegraph Sport. Simon Hughes attended Latymer Upper School, then Durham Uni.
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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    John Inverdale (the BBC sports presenter) went to So'ton and has written bits and pieces in the Telegraph Sport.

    Simon Hughes (the former Middlesex player, and C4's "The Analyst") writes a regular cricket column in Telegraph Sport. Simon Hughes attended Latymer Upper School, then Durham Uni.
    Simon Hughes rhymes with pair of shoes, which were the favourite foot accessory for noted writer Grahame Greene who attended Berkhamsed School....
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    (Original post by [email protected])
    Simon Hughes rhymes with pair of shoes, which were the favourite foot accessory for noted writer Grahame Greene who attended Berkhamsed School....
    Graham Greene is dead, as is King Henry VI, who founded Eton.
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    Graham Greene is dead, as is King Henry VI, who founded Eton.
    back to eton, are we?

    George Orwell (author of animal farm and 1984) attended the school which King Henry VI founded
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    Select an old boy from any school

    Urinate through their letterbox

    Repeat stage 1.

    Thus concludes my report on the differences between a state funded education and a private one.

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    (Original post by 4Ed)
    back to eton, are we?

    George Orwell (author of animal farm and 1984) attended the school which King Henry VI founded
    Although he was still Eric Blair when he attended there.

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    (Original post by 4Ed)
    back to eton, are we?

    George Orwell (author of animal farm and 1984) attended the school which King Henry VI founded
    George Orwell>>Animal Farm>> Sow>> Anne Widdecombe

    It was educated at the Royal Naval School Singapore, La Sainte Union Convent Bath, Birmingham University (BA Hons Latin) and Oxford University (BA Hons Politics, Philosophy and Economics) LMH MA 1976.
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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    George Orwell>>Animal Farm>> Sow>> Anne Widdecombe

    It was educated at the Royal Naval School Singapore, La Sainte Union Convent Bath, Birmingham University (BA Hons Latin) and Oxford University (BA Hons Politics, Philosophy and Economics) LMH MA 1976.
    'It' read PPE at Oxford, as did Peter Sissons, a presenter of the BBC who went to Liverpool Institute High School before reading PPE at University College, Oxford.
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    (Original post by deianra)
    'It' read PPE at Oxford, as did Peter Sissons, a presenter of the BBC who went to Liverpool Institute High School before reading PPE at University College, Oxford.

    Percy Bysshe Shelley also attended University College oxford. he was thrown out for atheism but had previously studied at (you guessed it) Eton.

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    (Original post by musicboy)
    Percy Bysshe Shelley also attended University College oxford. he was thrown out for atheism but had previously studied at (you guessed it) Eton.

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    He was friends with Lord Byron, who atteneded Aberdeen Grammar School
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    He was friends with Lord Byron, who atteneded Aberdeen Grammar School

    but of course went on to study at harrow and then cambridge.

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    (Original post by musicboy)
    but of course went on to study at harrow and then cambridge.

    MB
    Indeed, that will probably be an easier link to find, though Aberdeen would be a good challenge
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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    John Inverdale (the BBC sports presenter) went to So'ton and has written bits and pieces in the Telegraph Sport.

    Simon Hughes (the former Middlesex player, and C4's "The Analyst") writes a regular cricket column in Telegraph Sport. Simon Hughes attended Latymer Upper School, then Durham Uni.
    Simon Hughes writes for the telegraph, so has James Anderson, the Lancashire and England fast bowler who went to St Theodores High School, Burnley (wow a state school Huntroyde).
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    (Original post by Joey_Johns)
    Simon Hughes writes for the telegraph, so has James Anderson, the Lancashire and England fast bowler who went to St Theodores High School, Burnley (wow a state school Huntroyde).
    Ooo, let me pick the obvious - Michael Atherton captained Lancashire and England of course, and was educated at Cambridge. As well as having a Telegraph column too! (Direct hit )
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    (Original post by mobbdeeprob)
    Ooo, let me pick the obvious - Michael Atherton captained Lancashire and England of course, and was educated at Cambridge. As well as having a Telegraph column too! (Direct hit )
    Micheal Atherton won 3 blues, as had Basil Dixon of Oxford University and Bedford School.
 
 
 
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