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Earliest English use of Jew

Origins of ‘Jewry’ What the new dictionary says: The earliest word for “Jewish” listed in the Historical Thesaurus is the Old English “judeisc”, followed in around 1250

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Exclusion Period for Jews

The Middle Period 1290-1656 in England During the so-called Middle Period, the period of Exclusion (1290-1655) Jews were, strictly speaking, not allowed in England. In

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Juan Louis Vives

Juan Louis Vives was a Spanish lawyer and humanist who was part of the medieval community at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.   His Jewish family had

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Our aim is to raise the profile of the history of Jews in Oxford from earliest records through to the modern day.

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