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 Re’gium Do’num (Latin).Reg’ulars (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Re’gius Professor.
 
One who holds in an English university a professorship founded by Henry VIII. Each of the five Regius Professors of Cambridge receives a royally-endowed stipend of about £40. In the universities of Scotland they are appointed by the Crown. The present stipend is about £400 or £500.   1
 


 Re’gium Do’num (Latin).Reg’ulars (The). 

 
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