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  1. Regius professornoun

    holder of a British professorship created by a royal patron


  1. regius professor

    A Regius Professor is a university professor who holds a chair that has been endowed by a royal patron, typically a monarch or a member of a royal family. The title is traditionally used in universities across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The position usually comes with certain privileges and it is considered one of the most prestigious academic roles.


  1. Regius Professor

    Regius Professorships are "royal" professorships at the ancient universities of the United Kingdom and Ireland - namely Glasgow, Oxford, St Andrews, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Dublin. Each of the chairs was created by a monarch, and each appointment, though since 1923 no longer at Dublin, is approved by the Crown. Glasgow currently has the highest number of extant Regius chairs, at thirteen.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Regius Professor

    The professorial chair in various departments of learning at Oxford and Cambridge Universities founded by Henry VIII.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regius professor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regius professor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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