"and afterwards at Cambridge"

  

Panorama of the Great Court of King's College Cambridge
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Cambridge. Gonville and Caius College, Senate House and University Library (1870-1885 albumen print)
Creative Commons AttributionCambridge. Gonville and Caius College, Senate House and University Library (1870-1885 albumen print) - Credit: Cornell Univeristy Library

The University of Cambridge is the second oldest in England and fourth oldest in Europe. It is one of the most respected universities in the world.

The late Mr Darcy was offering Mr Wickham a significant chance at advancement by paying for him to study there.