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Regius Professor of Divinity

The Regius Professorships of Divinity are amongst the oldest professorships at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. A third chair existed for a period at Trinity College, Dublin.

The Oxford and Cambridge chairs were founded by King Henry VIII. The chair at Cambridge had a stipend of £40 per year, later increased by James I with the rectory of Somersham, Cambridgeshire.[citation needed]

Professors at Oxford

(Sources: Oxford Historical Register 1200-1900 and supplements; and the Oxford University Calendar)

Professors at Cambridge

Professors at Dublin

The chair of Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Dublin was founded by King James I. Professors included:

Notes

  1. "Wigan, Edward (WGN508E)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. "Madew, John (MDW529J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. "Bucer, Martin (BCR550M)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  4. "Young, John (YN535J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  5. "Sedgwick, Thomas (SGWK529T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  6. "Pilkington, James (PLKN538J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  7. "Pilkington, Leonard (PLKN544L)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  8. "Hutton, Matthew (HTN546M)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  9. "Whitgift, John (WHTT550J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  10. "Chaderton, William (CHDN555W)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  11. "Whitaker, William (WHTR564W)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  12. Curry, William, jun. The picture of Dublin: or, Stranger's guide to the Irish metropolis 1835- Page 34 "The Divinity School consists of the Regius Professor of Divinity, and Archbishop King's Lecturer, each of whom has his assistants."
  13. Dublin University magazine: a literary and political journal 1841- Volume 17 - Page 634 "The whole Works of Richard Graves, D.D. late Dean of Ardagh, and Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Dublin, now first collected, with a Memoir of his Life and Writings, by his son, Richard Hastings Graves, D.D., Rector of Brigown ..."
  14. The Dublin university magazine 1834 - Volume 4 - Page 352 "C. R. ELRINGTON, Regius Professor of Divinity."
  15. The Irish Archaeological Society - Irish Archaeological Society 1841- Volume 1 - Page 118 "Rev. Charles R. Elrington, D.D., M.R.I.A., Regius Professor of Divinity, Dublin."
  16. Howard, Joseph Jackson & Crisp, Frederick Arthur (1898). Visitation of Ireland. Vol.II. Privately printed. p. 69. 
  17. Comerford, Patrick (19 September 2013). "The Revd Professor RM Gwynn (1877-1962)". patrickcomerford.com. Retrieved 5 October 2013.