John Meare

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John Meare D.D. was an English academic administrator at the University of Oxford.

Meare was elected Principal (head) of Brasenose College, Oxford in 1681, a post he held until 1710.[1][2] During his time as Principal of Brasenose College, he was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1697 until 1698.[3][4]


  1. ^ Salter, H. E. and Lobel, Mary D., ed. (1954). "Brasenose College". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History. pp. 207–219. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Principals of Brasenose". The Brazen Nose, Volume 36. Brasenose College, Oxford, UK. 2002. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Vice-Chancellors from the year 1660". The Oxford University Calendar. University of Oxford. 1817. pp. 27–28. Retrieved July 18, 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Thomas Yate
Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Robert Shippen
Preceded by
Fitzherbert Adams
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
William Paynter