Chichele Professor of Modern History

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The Chichele Professorship of Modern History, established in 1862, was a highly prestigious academic appointment established in 1862 at All Souls College, Oxford University.[1] The name of this chair was changed in 1984 its holder is now the Chichele Professor of Medieval History.[2]

List of Professors[edit]

The Professorship has been held by the following distinguished scholars:


  1. ^ Owen (1961)
  2. ^ Soffer (1987)


  • Owen, Dorothy M. "The Chichele Professorship of Modern History, 1862," Historical Research (1961) 34#90 pp 217–220, DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2281.1961.tb02098.x
  • Soffer, Reba. "Nation, Duty, Character and Confidence: History at Oxford, 1850–1914," Historical Journal (1987) 30#1 pp. 77–104 in JSTOR