Thomas Arnold(1795-1842), Headmaster of Rugby School
Sitter in 5 portraits
Thomas Arnold was headmaster of Rugby school. He was a moralist, and an important educational theorist, his reforms at Rugby provided a pattern for public schools that influenced the whole course of nineteenth-century education. Arnold wrote a number of widely read pamphlets, sermons, and books.
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