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Richard Magrath
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Now this is something that confuses me. An independant school, as distinguished from a state
school/comprehensive, is referred to as both a "public school" and a "private school". However,
aren't these terms techically opposite? That a school that is "private" would not be open to the
public, and vice-versa?

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Rachel Berry
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[q1]> Public schools tend to be the old boarding schools of the nation -- Eton, Harrow etc. They are[/q1]
[q1]> also private schools, a term encompassing all schools not under LEA control and with tuition fees,[/q1]
[q1]> now including many day schools.[/q1]

Public schools are those whose headteachers are members of the headmasters conference - places like
eton were free and for all but all those big church education trusts were too tempting for henry 8th
who thought hmmmmm lets privatise this.... he was a kind of 16th(?) century margret thatcher
- only with more absolute power
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Richard Magrath
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Thanks to everyone who replied with an answer!

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James Noble
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"Richard Magrath" <[email protected]> wrote

[q1]> Thanks to everyone who replied with an answer![/q1]
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[q1]> Rich[/q1]

Thats alright mate, but seeing as you've got, like, 10 different "answers" i'm not sure you're
better off !!

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Rachel Berry
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[q1]> I'm pretty sure he was from the 16th century, I presume you must be foreign, everybody should know[/q1]
[q1]> when Henry the VIII was monastery wrecking. Are you a late arriving Norman or something?[/q1]

Indeed - there is a region of france (middle) called Berry and I am descended from the duke de Berry
who was a norman pillaging vagabound - err sorry

[q1]>[/q1]
[q1]> In Ireland the Berry name is often really the Beary's (the O/ Be/ara), the[/q1]
[q1]> O/Be/ara were offshoots of the O/ Diomasaigh or the O'Dempsey sept. One of the latter defeated the[/q1]
[q1]> Anglo-Norman 'Strongbow' in a battle.[/q1]
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[q1]> Zwollae[/q1]
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Zwollae
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In article <Pine.SOL.4.44.0206141150380.269 [email protected]>, Rachel says...
[q1]>[/q1]
[q2]>> Public schools tend to be the old boarding schools of the nation -- Eton, Harrow etc. They are[/q2]
[q2]>> also private schools, a term encompassing all schools not under LEA control and with tuition[/q2]
[q2]>> fees, now including many day schools.[/q2]
[q1]>[/q1]
[q1]>Public schools are those whose headteachers are members of the headmasters conference - places like[/q1]
[q1]>eton were free and for all but all those big church education trusts were too tempting for henry[/q1]
[q1]>8th who thought hmmmmm lets privatise this.... he was a kind of 16th(?) century margret thatcher[/q1]
[q1]>- only with more absolute power[/q1]
[q1]>[/q1]

I'm pretty sure he was from the 16th century, I presume you must be foreign, everybody should know
when Henry the VIII was monastery wrecking. Are you a late arriving Norman or something?

In Ireland the Berry name is often really the Beary's (the O/ Be/ara), the
O/Be/ara were offshoots of the O/ Diomasaigh or the O'Dempsey sept. One of the latter defeated the
Anglo-Norman 'Strongbow' in a battle.

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Lexoviense
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In article <Pine.SOL.4.44.0206262345050.155 [email protected]>, Rachel says...
[q1]>[/q1]
[q2]>> I'm pretty sure he was from the 16th century, I presume you must be foreign, everybody should[/q2]
[q2]>> know when Henry the VIII was monastery wrecking. Are you a late arriving Norman or something?[/q2]
[q1]>[/q1]
[q1]>Indeed - there is a region of france (middle) called Berry and I am descended from the duke de[/q1]
[q1]>Berry who was a norman pillaging vagabound - err sorry[/q1]

I know the region fairly well. Anthemius recruited Britons under Riothamus to fight on the Loire to
try to save Berry from Euric the Visigoth. The Western Emperor faced with the Gothic threat in Gaul
sought a British alliance.

Leo 468 to 474 (Constantinople) appointed Anthemius as Western Emperor. The stuff of King Arthur
possibly. Asiatic Huns were also used in France as police officers by the Western Emperors in the
same approximate period.

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Jhp
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Why is it necessary for you to cross-post, please? John
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