Trinity College, Cambridge University
Richard Mansergh St. George’s wealth and social position afforded him the opportunity to study at Trinity College, Cambridge, in England (above). St. George went to school when new ideas about human reason and individualism (the Enlightenment) flooded European academia. His courses probably included the study of Latin, Greek, law, history, science, and mathematics.
The Great Court, Trinity College, Cambridge
Drawn by Michael Angelo Rooker
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection