Edward Butler (academic)
Butler was awarded a Doctor of Civil Law at Oxford University. He was elected President (head) of Magdalen College, Oxford, on 29 July 1722, a post he held until he died in 1745. Butler, a Whig, was a politically oriented. He was a significant benefactor to Magdalen College. During his time as President of Magdalen, Butler was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1728 until 1732.
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- "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
- "Vice-Chancellors from the year 1660". The Oxford University Calendar. University of Oxford. 1817. pp. 27–28. Retrieved July 18, 2011.
|President of Magdalen College, Oxford
|Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University