Robert Raikes The Younger, (1736 – 1811) Was An English Philanthropist And An ...
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Description: Robert Raikes the Younger, (1736 – 1811) was an English philanthropist and Anglican layman, noted for his promotion of Sunday schools, pre-dating state state schooling. By 1831 schooling 1,250,000 children, they are seen as the first precursor schools of the English state school system.