Three statues in the façade of St Michael's Court, showing Gonville & Gaius alumni.
John Colton, or John of Tyrington (Terrington) (d. 1404), first Master of the Gonville Hall (1350-1360), Archbishop of Armagh and Chancellor of Ireland.
William Harvey (1578 - 1657), physician, first to describe the circulation of the blood (Wikipedia).
Sir Thomas Gresham (c. 1519 - 1579), English merchant and financier (Wikipedia).
St Michael's Court was built in 1903 by architect Aston Webb.
Sources & Information
- Kevin Taylor, Central Cambridge: a guide to the university and colleges, p. 23.
- John Venn, Caius College (College Histories) (full text on-line).
Location (N 52°12'22" - E 0°7'5")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gbee004; Photograph: 25 October 2009
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