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Many nobles, intellectuals and even commoners saw the ways of the Church of England as too similar to the Catholic Church, and felt that it was used by the Crown to usurp the rightful powers of the counties.
East Anglia was the centre of what became the Puritan movement.
The university has educated many notable alumni, including eminent mathematicians, scientists, politicians, lawyers, philosophers, writers, actors, monarchs and other heads of state.
As of March 2019 By the late 12th century, the Cambridge area already had a scholarly and ecclesiastical reputation, due to monks from the nearby bishopric church of Ely.
Nearly a century later, the university was at the centre of a Protestant schism.
Pure mathematical research at Cambridge finally reached the highest international standard in the early 20th century, thanks above all to G. The university was one of only two universities to hold parliamentary seats in the Parliament of England and was later one of eight represented in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency was created by a Royal Charter of 1603 and returned two members of parliament until 1950, when it was abolished by the Representation of the People Act 1948. Its electorate consisted of the graduates of the university.
The two 'ancient universities' share many common features and are often referred to jointly as 'Oxbridge'.
The academic standards, history, influence and wealth of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Oliver Cromwell, Parliamentary commander during the English Civil War and head of the English Commonwealth (1649–1660), attended Sidney Sussex. Cambridge alumni have won six Fields Medals and one Abel Prize for mathematics, while individuals representing Cambridge have won four Fields Medals.