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Cambridge was a city in south-east England. It was perhaps best known for being the location of the University of Cambridge, where professors included the Doctor's companions Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright and Liz Shaw, and the Time Lord Professor Chronotis.


Cambridge's location. (TV: Army of Ghosts)

Cambridge was located in the south-east of England. To the far north-east of Cambridge was Norwich and to the west was Birmingham. (TV: Army of Ghosts) To the south-east of Cambridge was Chelmsford in the county of Essex, and to the south-west was Oxford. (TV: Spyfall)


It was the location of the University of Cambridge, which included St Cedd's College. (WC: Shada, PROSE: Shada, TV: Shada)


In 1553, the Duke of Northumberland fled to a house he owned in Cambridge, after the Doctor defeated the Vrij that had inhabited his body and Queen Jane was deposed by Queen Mary I. (PROSE: The Nine-Day Queen)

In 1811, William Blake was visiting friends in Cambridge when he fell through a hole in time into another universe. (PROSE: The Pit)

By the 21st century, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright were professors in Cambridge. (TV: Death of the Doctor)

During the ghost shift craze of 2007, ghosts, actually Cybermen from Pete's World, were forecast as appearing in Cambridge. (TV: Army of Ghosts)

A replica of Emmanuel College in Cambridge was built by the Knights of Jeneve on the planet Ardethe. (PROSE: Deadfall)

In 2021 Liz Shaws granddaughter Elizabeth Holub was living in Cambridge. (HOMEVID: Sherwood Sorceress)

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In the Land of Fiction, Lemuel Gulliver noted that, at 14 years old, he was sent by his father to Emmanuel College. There, he applied himself close to his studies, learning navigation and other parts of the mathematics. (TV: The Mind Robber)

There was an argument, never satisfactorily disproved, that it was always teatime in Cambridge. (PROSE: Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen)

The Brigadier arranged a visit to InterCom's development laboratories by "the eminent Doctor Smith of Cambridge and his assistant". (PROSE: The King of Terror)