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Location address: United Kingdom, South Cambridgeshire
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King’s College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Formally named The King’s College of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge, the college lies besides the River Cam and faces out onto King’s Parade in the centre of the city.
King’s College School is a coeducational independent preparatory school in Cambridge, England, situated on West Road off Grange Road, west of the city centre. It was founded to educate the choristers in the King’s College Choir during the 15th century. Although no longer located on College grounds, it remains an integral part of the Chapel’s musical tradition and is still governed by and receives some funding from the College.
King’s College was founded in 1441 by King Henry VI. Salman Rushdie is one of the alumni, and so is John Maynard Keynes and Alan Turing.