Regius Professor of Hebrew (Cambridge)

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The Regius Professorship of Hebrew in the University of Cambridge is an ancient academic chair at the University of Cambridge founded by King Henry VIII in 1540.

When created, the professorship carried a permanent stipend of £40 per year. In 1848 this was increased a canonry of Ely Cathedral being attached to the post in perpetuity.

List of Regius Professors

The chair has been held by:


  1. ^ 'Wakefeld, Thomas', in Dictionary of National Biography (London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900)
  2. ^ "Paul Fagius (FGS549P)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ Kenneth Austin, From Judaism to Calvinism: the Life and Writings of Immanuel Tremellius (c. 1510–1580) (2007)
  4. ^ Robert Gordon at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
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