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St. Peter's College

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St. Peter's College, Westminster, south side of Westminster Abbey, founded 1590, by Queen Elizabeth, for 40 boys, who are prepared for the University, and are called Queen's scholars; they pay for their education in sums varying from 16 upwards. There are from six to eight exhibitions, or scholarships, annually to Oxford or Cambridge, and other endowments. Under the management of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. Head Master, Rev. C. B. Scott, B. D.

SOURCE: The Charities of London, by Samuel Low, Jun., London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, Milton House, Ludgate Hill. 1861.