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In 1859, the year Darwin's Origin of the Species appeared, the Regius Professors of Modern History at Oxford and Cambridge, the putative heads of the British historical profession, were respectively Goldwin Smith, a talented controversialist and practitioner of higher journalism, and Charles Kingsley, a successful author of boys' adventure novels.
In 1990, Sir Henry Harris--previously Regius Professor of Medicine, and then a Nuffield Medical Trustee--visited South Africa, and held crucial meetings with various officers, but particularly with Professor Wieland Gevers, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town.
Austin beautifully reconstructs Tremellius's time as the Regius professor of Hebrew at Cambridge, a tenure cut short by the deteriorating status of the Protestant faith in England with the accession of Mary Tudor.
As Quentin Skinner recommended in his 1997 inaugural lecture as Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, our motto, like Spinoza's, should be "non ridere, non lugere, neque detestari; sed intelligere [not to laugh, not to lament, not to curse, but to understand].
The chosen site for storage of the Oxford archives is 13 Norhams Gardens, the home of the Regius Professor of Medicine, Sir William Osler, from 1905 to 1919.
Trevor-Roper was a highly political animal, and some of the most intriguing and brilliant of these letters to Berenson deal with Oxford elections, not least those touching his own in 1957 as Regius Professor of Modern History On A.
00--John Dillon, a distinguished classical scholar, now serving as Regius Professor of Greek at Trinity College, Dublin, has provided in The Heirs of Plato what is likely to be for decades the authoritative scholarly account of the philosophical development and doings in Athens of the Academy of Plato during the first century after his death.
The attitude of those types of teachers was largely predicated upon the outrageously ignorant and racist dictum by Hugh Trevor-Roper, then Regius professor of Modern History at Oxford University (a man who had never done any serious research in Africa), who felt confident enough out of sheer intellectual arrogance to write:
Elliot, Regius Professor en Oxford, nada menos, figura la fotografia que ves a la derecha.
In 1969, Doll was appointed Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford.
I asked a former Regius Professor of Greek about that and it took him about five minutes to stop laughing.
Owen Chadwick, emeritus Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge, has here pulled off a tour de force.