When Tradition Meets Modern Law: Changing the Role of the Oxford University Proctors
Walford, Geoffrey, Research in Education
The post of University Proctor at Oxford University dates back some 800 years. Oxford University is unusual in that there is no official date of foundation. The university emerged rather than was created (Southern, 1984). The first signs of scholastic activity were in about 1095, and by the end of the reign of Henry I, in 1135, Oxford was becoming a town in which learned men and students could be found. But it was not until the 119Os that the town was clearly drawing students of canon and Roman law from overseas and regular lectures were being given in law and theology. During the first years of the thirteenth century there were probably 200 or 300 students and masters studying liberal …
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Publication information: Article title: When Tradition Meets Modern Law: Changing the Role of the Oxford University Proctors. Contributors: Walford, Geoffrey - Author. Journal title: Research in Education. Issue: 72 Publication date: November 2004. Page number: 103+. © Manchester University Press Nov 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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