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Source: Thomas M. Henry (1852-1937)

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Harrow School () is an independent school for boys in Harrow, London, England. The School was founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I. Harrow has three terms per academic year . Harrow is the fifth most expensive boarding school in the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. Harrow's history, wealth and influence have made it one of the most prestigious schools in the world.
The school has an enrolment of 829 boys all of whom board full-time, in twelve boarding houses. It remains one of four all-boys, full-boarding schools in Britain, the others being Eton, Radley and Winchester. Harrow's uniform includes morning suits, straw boater hats, top hats and canes. Its alumni include eight former British or Indian Prime Ministers , foreign politicians, former and current members of both houses of the UK Parliament, five kings and several other members of various royal families, three Nobel Prize winners, twenty Victoria Cross and one George Cross holders, Academy-Award and BAFTA winners and many prominent figures in the arts and sciences.


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