Regius Professor of Laws (Dublin)

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The Regius Professorship of Laws is a professorship at Trinity College Dublin. The Regius Professor of Laws is one of the oldest chairs at Trinity College Dublin, having been founded in 1668. Professor Mark Bell has held the post since July 2015.[1]

1761 a second Regius Professorship was introduced by George III, the Regius Chair of Feudal and English Law.[2] This chair would be continuesly occupied until it was merged with the Regius Professor of Laws in 1934.

List of Regius Professors of Laws[edit]




Regius Professors of Feudal and English Law (1761 - 1934)[edit]


  1. ^ a b Trinity Appoints New Regius Professor of Laws; Press-Release of Trinity College, Dublin, 17 July 2015.
  2. ^ Seán Patrick Donlan, The Places Most Fit for This Purpose': Francis Stoughton Sullivan and Legal Study at the University of Dublin (1761-6); Eighteenth-Century Ireland / Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 20 (2005), pp. 120-139; Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society; Stable URL:
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Dublin University Calendar, 1893, p. 431
  4. ^ The Royal Kalendar, Or, Complete and Correct Annual Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America, for the Year 1817 - J. Debrett
  5. ^ Dublin University Calendar, 1911-12, Vol. II, p. 10
  6. ^ Great Irish Lives: An Era in Obituaries (Times Books, 2008), p. 209
  7. ^ "An Appreciation of Professor V.T.H. Delany", Trinity News, 30 January 1964, p. 5
  8. ^ "Obituary: Professor Robert Heuston", Independent, 3 January 1996
  9. ^ "Professor Paul O'Higgins: Innovative scholar at the forefront of studies in British labour law", Independent, 9 April 2008
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  11. ^ "Mark Bell : Profiles - Trinity Research : Trinity College DublinMark Bell".
  12. ^ Dublin University Calendar, 1911-12, Vol. II, p. 7