TIL Academic History

TIL:
In the 1360s, annual tuition at Glouster College, Oxford was equivalent to the annual income of a master craftsman or lawyer.

In the 1360s, people were bemoaning the declining standards at Oxford.

In the 1360s, people were excoriating the behavior of Oxford students, particularly their treatment of books.

(Related & quoted in “The Light Ages: The Surprising Story of Medieval Science” by Seb Falk)

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