Harrow School

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FounderJohn Lyon of Preston
Type• Private school
• Boarding school
One of the four boy's schools where the old British elite is raised.

Harrow School is an independent school for boys in Harrow, London, England. The school has an enrolment of 829 boys, all of whom board full-time, in twelve boarding houses.[1] It remains one of four all-boys, full-boarding schools in Britain, the others being Eton, Radley and Winchester[2].

It is one of the key institutions for the propagation of British establishment culture and cohesion, and the full list of notable Old Harrovians on Wikipedia is impressive.


The school was founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Queen Elizabeth I. Harrow is the fifth most expensive boarding school in the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.[3] Harrow's history, wealth and influence have made it one of the most prestigious schools in the world.[4][5][6][7]

Harrow's uniform includes morning suits, straw boater hats, top hats and walking sticks. Its alumni include eight former British or Indian Prime Ministers (including Peel, Palmerston, Baldwin, Churchill and Nehru), foreign politicians, former and current members of both houses of the UK Parliament, five kings and several other members of various royal families, three Nobel Prize winners, twenty Victoria Cross and one George Cross holders, Academy-Award and BAFTA winners and many prominent figures in the arts and sciences.


The system of fagging had long been a part of Harrow School life, and remained embedded in its culture up until the 1990s. In his detailed history of the school, Tyerman recorded that in 1796 fagging was compulsory for boys up to the fourth form, and that 50 out of 139 boys were then fags.[8] He observed that in some situations fagging could either encourage or conceal sexual activity between boys, and that fagging began to decline at around the same time as homosexuality was eradicated as an acceptable part of the school environment.[8] In 1928, Harrow master, C.H.P.Mayo, said of fagging: "Those who hope to rule must first learn to obey...to learn to obey as a fag is part of the routine that is the essence of the English Public School system...the wonder of other countries".[8] The actor, Simon Williams described how, as a new pupil in 1959, he was required to fag for prefects who were four years his senior, involving such duties as spit and polishing his shoes, making his bed, serving tea, and even pre-warming the toilet seat for him.[9]


Alumni on Wikispooks

Allan Adair3 November 18974 August 1988Soldier
Alex Allan9 February 1951UKCivil servant
Leo Amery22 November 187316 September 1955UKPolitician
Deep state actor
UK historian and deep state actor, chief lieutenant of Alfred Milner
Stanley Baldwin3 August 186714 December 1947UKPolitician
Peter de la Billière29 April 1934Soldier
George Blake11 November 1922UKSpookA UK spy who passed a lot of documents to the USSR.
Robin Butler3 January 1938UK
Henry Chaplin22 December 184029 May 1923Politician
Winston Churchill30 November 187424 January 1965UKAuthor
Walter Cunliffe3 December 18556 January 1920UKCentral banker
Archibald Gordon9 July 19137 September 1984UKAuthor
One time Bilderberger, Scottish peer.
Charles Gore22 January 185317 January 1932UKClergyBishop of Oxford, a friend of Herbert Asquith
Jeremy GreenstockDiplomat
Deep state operative
UK diplomat who held a number of influential posts such as UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Chairman of the UNSC's Counter-Terrorism Committee, Brussels Forum
Charles Guthrie17 November 1938SoldierUK Army's Chief of the General Staff 1994-1997
Charles Jocelyn Hambro3 October 18971963Spook
spooky UK banker. SOE head
George Hamilton-Gordon28 January 178414 December 1860PoliticianUK PM
Samuel Hoare24 February 18807 May 1959UKDiplomat
Eric Holt-Wilson26 August 187526 March 1950UKSpook
Draft The Defence of the Realm Act in 1914, later head of MI5
Esmé Howard15 September 18631 August 1939Diplomat
Deep state actor
An integral member of the small group of men who made and implemented British foreign policy (the Milner group?)
Adlai Stevenson III10 October 19306 September 2021USSoldier
Single Bilderberg son of Adlai Stevenson II
Keith Joseph17 January 191810 December 1994UKPoliticianEminence grise of Thatcherism. Founded the Centre for Policy Studies
Edward Knollys16 January 18953 December 1966UKBusinesspersonUK aristocrat. Governor of Bermuda from 1941 to 1943. After the war, he became a banker and businessman. He attended two Bilderbergs in the 1950s.
Christopher Monckton14 February 1952UKPoliticianJournalist, Conservative political advisor, UKIP political candidate
Walter Monckton17 January 18919 January 1965UK/Minister of Defence 1955-56
Simon Sebag Montefiore27 June 1965UKHistorianBritish well-connected historian specializing is perpetuating the black legend against Russia.
John Moore-Brabazon8 February 188417 May 1964UKPolitician
Deep state operative
Jawaharlal Nehru14 November 188927 May 1964Author
Jonathan Oppenheimer18 November 1969South AfricaBusinesspersonScion of the gold and diamond Oppenheimer family, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, WEF/GLT/2002, WEF/YGL/2005...
Nicky Oppenheimer8 June 1945Businessperson
Charles Rothschild9 May 187712 October 1923UKAcademic
Entomologist Rothschild
David de Rothschild25 August 1978UKEnvironmentalist
$10 billion Rothschild family fortune. High interest in the climate change agenda.
Edmund de Rothschild2 January 191617 January 2009UKFinancier
Evelyn de Rothschild29 August 19318 November 2022UKFinancierUK financier who together with his wife attended the 1998 Bilderberg. Both names appear in Epstein's black book
Victor Rothschild31 October 191020 March 1990Spook
"In so many aspects of spying that he seemed like a super-agent, sabotaging every Western intelligence initiative for 20 years after the war"
Bob Seely1 June 1966UKPolitician
English politician who appears to be suffering from Russophobia
Henry John Temple20 October 178418 October 1865PoliticianA British politician who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.
Mark Thatcher15 August 1953UKCriminal
Henry Thynne26 January 190530 June 1992UKBritish aristocratBritish aristocrat, landowner, and Conservative Party politician. Amassed what would become the largest collection of paintings by Adolf Hitler,
Charles Wickham11 September 187920 July 1971UKSoldier
Police officer
British counter-insurgency expert organizing murder gangs and torture chambers in Northern Ireland, Greece and around the Empire.
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