Tag: Gentleman Commoner

Classes in their classes

by on Apr.19, 2013, under Blog posts

Gentleman Commoner

This student wears the academic robes of a wealthy Gentleman Commoner, the second-highest rank of student at Oxford during the regency.


What was a tufthunter, and whose tuft was he hunting? I’m at Romancing the Past today, discussing the social pecking order at Oxford University during the regency.

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