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St. John's College  
(Second Court)

Mary Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury

born Mary Cavendish, 1556 - 1632
wife of Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury; she financed the building of the second court, 1598-1602


Cambridge /  Mary Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury   Cambridge /  Mary Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury


Stone statue in a niche above the gate.

Colleges in Cambridge

The university colleges in Cambridge occupy large areas with several buildings and courts. There are numerous statues, mostly in the façades of the various buildings. The statues with are not visible from the public road. Most of the colleges are accessible for visitors during certain times of the day, some for free, others for a small (or not so small) fee.

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Location (N 52°12'29" - E 0°6'59")

Item Code: gbee058; Photograph: 23 October 2015
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