regius professor
noun Etymology: New Latin, royal professor Date: 1621 a holder of a professorship founded by royal subsidy at a British university

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  • Regius professor — ► NOUN ▪ (in the UK) the holder of a university chair founded by a sovereign or filled by Crown appointment. ORIGIN from Latin regius royal …   English terms dictionary

  • regius professor — UK [ˈriːdʒɪəs prəˌfesə(r)] / US [ˈrɪdʒɪəs prəˌfesə] noun [countable] Word forms regius professor : singular regius professor plural regius professors a professor in a university in the UK who is given their job by the government …   English dictionary

  • Regius professor — n. Brit. the holder of a chair founded by a sovereign (esp. one at Oxford or Cambridge instituted by Henry VIII) or filled by Crown appointment. Etymology: L, = royal, f. rex regis king * * * Regius professor see professor n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Regius professor — [ ri:dʒɪəs] noun (in the UK) the holder of a university chair founded by a sovereign or filled by Crown appointment. Origin L. regius royal , from rex, reg king …   English new terms dictionary

  • Regius Professor of Greek — may refer to two professorships founded by King Henry VIII of England:* Regius Professor of Greek (Cambridge) at the University of Cambridge (founded 1540) * Regius Professor of Greek (Oxford) at the University of Oxford (founded 1546)* Regius… …   Wikipedia

  • Regius Professor of Modern History (Cambridge) — Regius Professor of Modern History is one of the senior professorships in history at Cambridge University. It was founded in 1724 by George I. Regius Professors of History *Samuel Harris 1724 *Shallet Turner 1735 *Lawrence Brockett 1762 *Thomas… …   Wikipedia

  • Regius Professor of Civil Law — may refer to *Regius Professor of Civil Law (Oxford) *Regius Professor of Civil Law (Cambridge) …   Wikipedia

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