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The particular intention was to satisfy a need for dedicated, learned clergy to promote the Elizabethan Religious Settlement in the parishes of England, Ireland and Wales.
The college has since broadened the range of subjects offered, beginning with the inclusion of medicine and law, and now offers almost the full range of subjects taught at the university.
The letters patent issued by Elizabeth I made it clear that the education of a priest in the 16th century included more than just theology, however: Price continued to be closely involved with the college after its foundation.
As the college had no other donors at this time, "for many years the college had buildings but no revenue". Other benefactions in the 17th century include Herbert Westfalingthe Bishop of Herefordleft enough property to support two fellowships and scholarships with the significant proviso that "my kindred shallbe always preferred before anie others".
The library, constructed above an over-weak colonnadewas pulled down under the principalship of Francis Mansell —49who also built two staircases of residential accommodation to attract the sons of Welsh gentry families to the College.
After the RestorationMansell was briefly reinstated as principal, before resigning in favour of Leoline Jenkins. On his death, inhe bequeathed a large complex of estates, acquired largely by lawyer friends from the over-mortgaged landowners of the Restoration period.
A historian of the college, J. Bakerwrote that the college records for this time "tell of little but routine entries and departures of fellows and scholars". After the war, numbers rose, to an average of twenty new students per year between and The college wished to retain its links with Wales, and initial reforms were limited despite the wishes of the commissioners: Daniel Harperprincipal from tonoted the continuing academic decline.
Speaking inhe noted that fewer students from the college were reaching high standards in examinations, and that more Welsh students were choosing to study at other Oxford colleges in preference to Jesus.
A further Royal Commission was appointed. This led to further changes at the college: Some refugee students from Belgium and Serbia lodged in empty rooms in the college duringand officers of the Royal Flying Corps resided from August to December After the war, numbers rose and fellowships were added in new subjects: The improved teaching led to greater success in university examinations and prizes.
The college remained full of students, though, as it provided lodgings for students from other colleges whose buildings had been requisitioned, and also housed officers on military courses. At the time of their closure, they were the last college-based science laboratories at the university.
The laboratories led to scientific research and tuition particularly in chemistry becoming an important part of the college's academic life. The laboratories became unnecessary when the university began to provide centralised facilities for students; they were closed in The main entrance is on Turl Street.
The buildings are arranged in three quadranglesthe first quadrangle containing the oldest college buildings and the third quadrangle the newest. The foundation charter gave to the college a site between Market Street and Ship Street which is still occupied by the college as well as the buildings of a defunct university academic hall on the site, called White Hall.
Progress was slow because the new college lacked the "generous endowments" that earlier colleges enjoyed.
The arch of the chancel was widened, the original Jacobean woodwork was removed save for the screen donated by Edwards and the pulpitnew seats were installed, new paving was placed in the main part of the chapel and a stone reredos was added behind the altar.
On 21 OctoberBuilding News reported that the restoration was nearing completion and was of "a very spirited character". It said that the new "handsome" arch showed the east window "to great advantage", with "other improvements" including a "handsome reredos".
They were the last part of the first quadrangle to be built. The long but narrow third quadrangle adjoins Ship Street, on the north of the site and to the west of the garden of the principal's lodgings, where the college has owned some land since its foundation.Oriel College Oxford: Oriel College Lloyd Davies Philosophy Prize.
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