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category: History & Legends
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From 1830 to 1839

All data used as is from rugbyfootballhistory.com

1831

William Webb Ellis receives his MA degree at Oxford.

1839

In 1839 at Cambridge University, an old Rugbeian, Mr Arthur Pell (a Cambridge under graduate who later became a member of Parliament) got a rugby team together. The Old Rugbeians challenged the Old Etonians to a game of football and controversy at the Rugbeians' use of hands led to representatives of the major public schools meeting to draw up the 'Cambridge Rules'.

 


 





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