Merton College, Oxford

Merton College, University of Oxford is one of the oldest colleges in Oxford. The English Grand Chancellor Walter de Merton Merton founded in 1264, is distinguished by its beautiful buildings. Mob Library, the library of the college, is the oldest continuously used library in the world. It is housed in the Mob Quad, the oldest of the known for the Oxford Colleges square building. A Originalschnitzerei from 1418 adorns the gates tower and the magnificent stained glass windows of the chapel show apostles and saints. The unusual vaulted ceiling shows the coat of arms of Henry VII

Merton College is one of many celebrities to his former students and fellows, including TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles.