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Oxford, St Gils Live Cam, England

by on Jul.29, 2016, under Cams, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom

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When tourists think about Oxford, the city associate it primarily with the University, one of the largest and most prestigious in the world, located in stone buildings in a pale honey color, which are located in squares that form a densely ivy-clad courtyards. The moral and physical dominance of the University is very noticeable in the Central part of the city, and the rest the larger part of the city lives quite different laws, its economy and prosperity is based and depends largely on Assembly plants Cowley, this area is located South of the city centre.

It is here that rolled off the Assembly line the first cars mass produced in the UK. Despite the fact that in recent years has been more downs than UPS, however, these enterprises continue to play an important role in the economy of the region. The English town of Oxford from the point of view of historical perspective emerged relatively recently – in the times of the Anglo-Saxons, and his prosperity has come back in the later days of the Norman invaders, when the city was built the Cathedral, and he was chosen as the site of the residence of the king and his numerous retinue. The history of the University is very vague, but the exact date has not been established.

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Oxford, martyrs memorial Live Cam, England

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Oxford, UK, city and capital of the County of Oxfordshire. The city is known the world over as the University, which is one of Europe’s oldest educational institutions. On ratings UK University of Oxford is the best, which gave the world 50 Nobel prize winners. The camera will shoot a stone monument dedicated to the Oxford martyrs – Hugh Latimer, Nicholas Ridley and Thomas Canterbury Cranmer. English bishops University Church of the virgin Mary were arrested by the Royal servants, who were charged on suspicion of heresy.

Hugh Latimer, and Nicholas Ridley were imprisoned and later burned alive. Thomas Cranmer denied publicly, but Queen Mary Tudor, did not believe his sincerity, and gave the order to execute him. Thomas Cranmer before his death renounced his renunciation, at the University of Mary, with the Department, he expressed his Protestantism. On 21 March 1556, when Thomas Cranmer burned, he held out his hand to the fire and held her until she was not completely burned, and, repenting of his sin when he renounced Protestantism. The present place of execution, where they were burned Thomas Cranmer, is 20 metres from the monument and is marked with a red cross on the tile. The memorial was erected in 1851 on the collected funds from the public.

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Oxford, broad street Live Cam, England

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Oxford (in English literally “bull Ford”) is located in the southern part of the country, on the banks of the Thames and is the capital of Oxfordshire. International fame to this small (population of just over one hundred and fifty thousand people) town has brought its famous University, the oldest in the English-speaking world and one of the oldest in Europe. Almost all experts Britain consider it the best school in the country. It should also be noted that over its long history, the University of Oxford presented to the world public for more than fifty winners of the Nobel prize. More than ten percent of the population of Oxford is students of the local University.

The town was first mentioned in the Chronicles of the Anglo-Saxons in the early tenth century, when the city was captured by Edward I., Historians have come to the conclusion that it was founded earlier, in the view of the castle for defense against Viking raids. The only monument of architecture of that time can be considered Romanesque tower that is part of the complex of the Church of St. Michael, which is located on Cornmarket street

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