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holder of a British professorship created by a royal patron

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There are unconfirmed rumours that Candy, Regius Professor of the Laid Back at the University of Wantage, once batted an eyelid in his teens but the only hare he'd ever turn would be when out coursing.
Well aware of what he called his "blockage" when he was named by Prime Minister Lord Rosebery in 1895 as Regius Professor of History at Cambridge, Acton wrote ruefully, yet happily, "I am rewarded for my silence as others are for their writings" (370).
Douglas' travels started in 1825, when in the employ of the Horticultural Society of London (later the Royal Horticultural Society) he was chosen as a plant collector on the recommendation of William Hooker, regius Professor of Botany at Glasgow University and future director of Kew Gardens.
Quentin Skinner's inaugural lecture as Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge is a reply to the inaugural lecture that Isaiah Berlin delivered just over forty years ago, on 31 October 1958, when he assumed the Chichele Chair of Social and Political Theory in the University of Oxford.
The distinguished Emeritus Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge offers here the eleventh volume in the Oxford History of the Christian Church series that he continues to edit with his brother Henry.
Owen Chadwick, Emeritus Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge, is one of the general editors of the Oxford series.
George Weigel, in Soul of the World (Eerdmans: 1996), relates that Sir Michael Howard, Oxford's Regius Professor of Modern History in the mid-1980s, suggested that there were two great revolutions in the 20th century.
This is the second in a major series of comparative theology books by the Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford.
But I have also noted forty-seven basic errors of grammar such as one should not have to endure at the hands of a regius professor of English: these range from misrelated participles and confused categories, to failures to identify gerunds and to handle distributives.
Prickett, Regius Professor of English at the University of Glasgow, began as a critic of Romantic English poetry.
Keegan, after only four years in management, is already the game's Regius Professor of Match Analysis, and so I let him take over for a few unarguable paragraphs:
Patrick Collinson, Regius Professor of History at the University of Cambridge and well known for his publications on the religious trends of late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England and for his determination never "to let sleeping platitudes lie," is celebrated in this volume offered to him on his sixty-fifth birthday by friends, colleagues, and former students.
Bury, as Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge in 1927 and accepted the Mastership of Trinity during dark days in 1940; he was to remain there for the rest of his professional life.
In 1700 Bentley was chosen master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and in 1717 he became regius professor of divinity.
Henry Beeke (1751-1837), Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford, built a mineral collection acquired by the University in 1851.