The Regius Professorship of Civil Law is one of the oldest and most prestigious of the professorships at the University of Cambridge.

The chair was founded by Henry VIII in 1540 with a stipend of £40 per year, and the holder is still chosen by the Crown.[1]

Regius Professors of Civil Law


  1. ^ a b "Professors". Cambridge. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Regius Professorship of Civil Law appointed". Cambridge University Reporter (5807). 27 April 2000. Retrieved 5 September 2019.