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The christ Church is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. As well as being a college, Christ Church is also the cathedral church of the diocese of Oxford, namely Christ Church Cathedral. It was traditionally considered the most aristocratic college of its university. Christ Church has produced thirteen British prime ministers, which is equal to the number produced by all 45 other Oxford colleges put together and more than any Cambridge college.
Thornton Coat of Arms / Thornton Family Crest The surname of THORNTON was a locational name 'of Thornton' near Bradford, County York. Also parishes in the diocese of Lincoln, Oxford, Chester and Canterbury. Local names usually denoted where a man held his land, and indicated where he actually lived. Early records of the name mention Beatrice de Thornton, 1202 Yorkshire. Hugh de Thornton, was documented in 1202 in the County of Yorkshire.
Diocese of Oxford - Spiritual Care for Older People Adviser: Joanna Collicutt (See, e.g., Collicutt, J. (2012) ‘Some Ethical Issues in Dementia Care: Re-membering the person’, in Crucible Oct-Dec 2012, pp.7-17 – in which she discusses dementia care in relation to the nature of human personhood and individual identity.)
Christ Church is a unique institution, one of the largest colleges in the University of Oxford and the Cathedral Church for the Diocese of Oxford. It has a world famous Cathedral Choir; scholarly collections of books and art; and is enjoyed by many people as visitors or guests at conferences and Summer schools. Christ Church has a fascinating history and many distinguished people have studied here including John Locke, Robert Hooke, John Wesley, Robert Peel.