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List of famous alumni from Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood.

You can rank all of these graduates, from Boris Karloff to Michael McIntyre.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood?” and “Which celebrities are Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood alumni?”

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Boris Karloff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Boris Karloff Actor, Voice acting William Henry Pratt, better known by his stage name Boris Karloff, was an English actor. Karloff is best remembered for his roles in horror films and especially for his portrayal of ...more

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Edmund Spenser is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Edmund Spenser Poet Edmund Spenser was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognised as one of the premier ...more

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James Hopwood Jeans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
James Hopwood Jeans Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer Sir James Hopwood Jeans OM FRS MA DSc ScD LLD was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician.

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Reginald Maudling is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Reginald Maudling Reginald Maudling was a British politician who held several Cabinet posts, including Chancellor of the Exchequer. He had been spoken of as a prospective Conservative leader since 1955, and was ...more

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Edward Hallett Carr is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Edward Hallett Carr Philosopher Edward Hallett "Ted" Carr CBE was an English historian, diplomat, journalist and international relations theorist, and an opponent of empiricism within historiography. Carr was best ...more

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Michael McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Michael McIntyre Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor Michael Hazen James McIntyre is an English comedian, actor and presenter. In 2012, he was reported to be the highest-grossing comedian in the world. In addition to stand-up, McIntyre has hosted ...more

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John Byrom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
John Byrom John Byrom or John Byrom of Kersal or John Byrom of Manchester FRS was an English poet, the inventor of a revolutionary system of shorthand and later a significant landowner. He is most ...more

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Lancelot Andrewes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Lancelot Andrewes Lancelot Andrewes was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes ...more

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A. N. Sherwin-White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
A. N. Sherwin-White Adrian Nicholas Sherwin-White, FBA was a British academic and ancient historian. He was a fellow of St John's College, University of Oxford and President of the Society for the Promotion of ...more

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Thomas Kyd is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Thomas Kyd Playwright Thomas Kyd was an English playwright, the author of The Spanish Tragedy, and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama. Although well known in his own time, Kyd ...more

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Titus Oates is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Titus Oates Chaplain Titus Oates was an English perjurer who fabricated the "Popish Plot", a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill King Charles II.

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William Holmes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
William Holmes Chaplain William Holmes D.D. was an English academic, Vice-Chancellor and Regius Professor of Modern History of the University of Oxford. He was also Dean of Exeter between 1742 and 1748.

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John Webster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
John Webster Playwright John Webster was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English ...more

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Nicholas Amhurst is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Nicholas Amhurst Nicholas Amhurst was an English poet and political writer.

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Anthony Greenwood, Baron Green... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Anthony Greenwood, Baron Greenwood of Rossendale Arthur William James Anthony Greenwood, Baron Greenwood of Rossendale PC was a prominent British Labour Party politician in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Ronald Cove-Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Ronald Cove-Smith Dr Ronald Cove-Smith was a distinguished English physician and sportsman. He represented Old Merchant Taylors and King's College Hospital RFC. Internationally he represented the England national ...more

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Thomas Harrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Thomas Harrison Thomas Harrison was an English Puritan scholar, a Vice-Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and one of the translators for the King James Version of the Bible.

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Samuel Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Samuel Shepherd Sir Samuel Shepherd KS PC was a British barrister, judge and politician who served as Attorney General for England and Wales and Lord Chief Baron of the Scottish Court of Exchequer. Born to a ...more

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Henry Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
Henry Taylor Henry Taylor was a rugby union international who represented England from 1879 to 1882.

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James Sherard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood Alumni
James Sherard James Sherard was an English apothecary, botanist, and amateur musician. He was born in Bushby, Leicestershire to George and Mary Sherwood; it is unknown why his surname was changed. His older ...more