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Chequers Clubbe

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Tolkien provided the menu artwork (see ''[[Ye Chequers Clubbe Binge]]'') for a club dinner, held on [[18 June|June 18]], [[1914]].<ref>Bodleian Library: ''[[Tolkien: Life and Legend]]'', 1992 (exhibition catalogue)</ref>
 
Tolkien provided the menu artwork (see ''[[Ye Chequers Clubbe Binge]]'') for a club dinner, held on [[18 June|June 18]], [[1914]].<ref>Bodleian Library: ''[[Tolkien: Life and Legend]]'', 1992 (exhibition catalogue)</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 17:38, 25 July 2011

The Chequers Clubbe was a dining society at Exeter College, founded in Hilary Term 1914 by J.R.R. Tolkien and Colin Cullis, and given permission by the Sub-Rector on 30 January 1914. Many of the members had likely previously been members of the Apolausticks, another club founded by Tolkien.[1]

Tolkien provided the menu artwork (see Ye Chequers Clubbe Binge) for a club dinner, held on June 18, 1914.[2]

[edit] References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide, p. 956
  2. Bodleian Library: Tolkien: Life and Legend, 1992 (exhibition catalogue)