Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 1914: Vera Brittain Arrives for the New Academic Year at Oxford

In October 1914, thirty six new students arrived to begin their university careers at Somerville. Amongst these ‘freshers’ were Vera Brittain, the future author and playwright Muriel St Clare Byrne and another English exhibitioner, Una Ellis-Fermor, who would become a … Continue reading

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