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Oxford Christian History Tour

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    Pass By: University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, High St., Oxford OX1 4AH England

    Archbishop Thomas Cranmer; The Oxford Movement; Cardinal John Henry Newman; Queen Mary Tudor; history of the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin.

    Pass By: Balliol College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BJ England

    John de Balliol and the origins of Balliol College.

    Pass By: Trinity College, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BH England

    Sir Thomas Pope and the Counter Reformation origins of the college under Queen Mary Tudor.

    Pass By: Weston Library, Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

    Origins of the library, King George.

    Pass By: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ England

    Archbishop of Canterbury, Gilbert Sheldon. Christopher Wren's architectural accomplishments.

    Pass By: Hertford College, Catte Street, Oxford OX1 3BW England

    Hertford College's history, including William Tyndale.

    Pass By: Bodleian Library Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG England

    Sir Thomas Bodley, King James I, The King James Bible, William Herbert the Third Earl of Pembroke. Description of the history of the library.

    Pass By: Radcliffe Camera, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

    John Radcliffe, The Radcliffe Camera.

    Pass By: All Souls College, High Street, Oxford OX1 4AL England

    King Henry VI, The Prize/Examination Fellowship, Mallard Duck Hunt, Christopher Wren, Lawrence of Arabia.

    Pass By: University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, High St., Oxford OX1 4AH England

    Oxford Movement, Archbishop Cranmer, Queen Mary Tudor, Cardinal John Henry Newman.

    Pass By: Brasenose College, Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ England

    The Narnia Door, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Pass By: Merton College, Merton Street, Oxford OX1 4JD England

    J.R.R. Tolkien, Merton College.

    Pass By: The Bear Tavern, 6 Alfred Street, Oxford OX1 4EH England

    An 800 year old pub with a former eccentric owner.

    Pass By: Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1DP England

    Cardinal Thomas Wolsey; Christ Church; King Henry VIII; Christopher Wren; The Oxford Martyrs.
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    Departure Point
    Martyrs Memorial, 13 Magdalen St, Oxford OX1 3AE, UK
    Return Details
    Broad Walk, Oxford OX1, UK
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    • Professional Guide
    • Entry/Admission to the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin
    • Entry/Admission to the Divinity School (oldest part of the Bodleian Library)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed June 3, 2019

    This tour isn't 'religious' - but is geared toward a historical view of Oxford and its University. What motivated the benefactor who founded Trinity College? What did T.E. Lawrence (of Arabia)'s mother cite on his gravestone? One can't separate war from the British Empire's history...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Jeffrey P
    Resort66952501571, Owner at Oxford Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2019

    Thank you for leaving us such a kind review! It was an absolute pleasure showing you around Oxford. Do get in touch if you visit again! Best wishes, Trevor

    Reviewed April 24, 2019

    A wonderful two hours in the company of Trevor! He knows Oxford so well, and his level of knowledge about the fascinating Christian history of the city is unreal. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking to find out more about the city of...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Tom L
    Reviewed April 21, 2019

    Trevor is an excellent tour guide and he really brings the Christian history of Oxford to life. As a Doctoral graduate of Oxford, he knows his stuff and answered my every conceivable question. The time we spent with him really flew by. He has a...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank jamesP7780AK
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