05 May 2019 - Commemoration of Benefactors

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Sunday, 5 May 2019

Each year a service is held in Easter Term to commemorate the benefactors of St John’s College. 

The Catalogue of Benefactors, which is read out during the service, features some notable figures - St John Fisher, William Gaskell (an 'opium agent'), Thomas Baker (an 'ejected Fellow’), and the College foundress, Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII.

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