Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon

Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon

The Rawlinson and Bosworth Professorship of Anglo-Saxon, until 1916 known as the Rawlinsonian Professorship of Anglo-Saxon, was established by Richard Rawlinson of St. John's College, Oxford, in 1795. The Chair is associated with Pembroke College.

Holders of the Chair

* 1795-1800 Charles Mayo (1767-1858)
* 1800-1803 Thomas Hardcastle
* 1803-1808 James Ingram (1774-1850)
* 1808-1812 John Josias Conybeare (1779-1824)
* 1812-1816 Charles Dyson (1788-1860)
* 1817-1822 Thomas Silver (d. 1853)
* 1822-1827 Charles John Ridley
* 1827-1829 Arthur Johnson
* 1829-1834 Francis Pearson Walesby (1798-1858)
* 1834-1839 Robert Meadows White (1798-1865)
* 1839-1844 Henry Bristow Wilson (1803-1888)
* 1844-1849 William Edward Buckley (1817-1892)
* 1849-1854 John Earle (1824-1903)
* 1854-1858 vacant
* 1858-1876 Joseph Bosworth (1789-1876)
* 1876-1903 John Earle (1824-1903)
* 1903-1916 Arthur Sampson Napier (1853-1916)
* 1916-1925 Sir William Alexander Craigie (1867-1957)
* 1925-1945 J. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
* 1946-1963 Charles Lesley Wrenn (1895-1969)
* 1963-1974 Alistair Campbell (1907-1974)
* 1974-1977 vacant
* 1977-1991 Eric Gerald Stanley (1923- )
* 1991- Malcolm Reginald Godden (1945- )

ee also

*List of Professorships at the University of Oxford

ources

* The Historical Register of the University of Oxford, 1220-1900. OUP


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