Oxford was a city in Oxfordshire in Brytain. Oxford was home to a famous university made up of twenty-three colleges, of which Jordan College was the richest. The Château-Vert woods surrounded Oxford.
- 1 History
- 2 Locations
- 2.1 University of Oxford
- 2.2 Oxford Aërodock
- 2.3 Eagle Ironworks
- 2.4 The Oratory of St Barnabas the Chymist
- 2.5 Ashmolean Museum
- 2.6 Fell Press
- 2.7 Botanic Garden
- 2.8 Oxford railway station
- 2.9 Port Meadow
- 2.10 Jericho
- 2.11 Grey Friars' Oratory
- 2.12 Oratory of St Ann Magdalen
- 2.13 Claybeds
- 2.14 Paradise Square
- 3 Appearances
- 4 References
History[edit | edit source]
Roman[edit | edit source]
Oxford was inhabited since at least the Ancient Roman times. There was evidence of a sacrifice to the God Fluvius in the Oxford Canal, and the Fell Press was said to be built on the ruins of a temple to Mithras.
Cold Ages[edit | edit source]
20th and 21st centuries[edit | edit source]
Oxford was the home of Lyra Silvertongue. She was taken there by Lord Asriel and raised there until she left with Marisa Coulter. Lyra returned to Oxford and studied at St Sophia's School and later St Sophia's College.
Locations[edit | edit source]
University of Oxford[edit | edit source]
The University of Oxford was a famous location in the city. It was made up of 23 colleges.
Oxford Aërodock[edit | edit source]
Jericho[edit | edit source]
Jericho was a waterfront suburb in Oxford. It had a marketplace and wharves.
Grey Friars' Oratory was an oratory in Oxford. A choir sometimes sang here.
The Claybeds were located next to the brick-burners' houses.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Northern Lights
- The Golden Compass (film)
- The Golden Compass (video game)
- The Subtle Knife (Mentioned only)
- The Amber Spyglass
- His Dark Materials (TV series), Series 1
- Lyra's Oxford
- La Belle Sauvage
- The Secret Commonwealth
- Once Upon a Time in the North (Mentioned only)
- Peril of the Pole (Mentioned only)