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  • Later the commoner antithesis is between Ionian and Dorian, first (probably) in the colonial regions of Asia Minor, and later more universally.
  • Nor was he a commoner in college at Winchester or at New College, as his name does not appear in the Hall books, or lists of those dining in hall, at either college.
  • That he was a day-boy commoner at Winchester is possible, but seems unlikely.
  • In fact, five scholars and perhaps one commoner left Winchester for Eton in 1443, probably in July, just before the election.
  • In 1637 he went as a gentleman-commoner to Exeter College, Oxford, where he remained about a year.

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