EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
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Some of the speaker's impressions of Toronto. Winchester and its historical associations. The President of the Empire Club is presented with a piece of wood from a sister tree of the Gospel Oak, given by William the First. Reference of the Canadian Bank of Commerce and the ways and means of building it, compared to the building of Winchester Cathedral. The four gates of the city. The line of kings who came to Winchester. The Bishops of Winchester and the parts they have played in history. Some words and description of Oxford. The college at Winchester. The history of another old building in Winchester called St. Cross. The address is interspersed with many anecdotes.