Conrad Russell, 7 November 1985
Show More F.W. Maitland by G.R. Elton.
Weidenfeld, 118 pp., £12.95, June 1985, 0 297 78614 8Show More
Renaissance Essays by Hugh Trevor-Roper.
Secker, 312 pp., £15, July 1985, 0 436 42511 4Show More
History, Society and the Churches: Essays in Honour of Owen Chadwick edited by Derek Beales and Geoffrey Best.
Cambridge, 335 pp., £30, May 1985, 0 521 25486 8Show More
“... This could be called a review of the three Regiuses. G.R. Elton is at present Regius Professor at Cambridge. Owen Chadwick, to whom tribute is paid in a festschrift, is his predecessor in the same chair, while Lord Dacre of Glanton, more commonly known as Professor Trevor-Roper, is the recently retired Regius Professor at Oxford. From this conjunction, a classical or prophetic scholar would no doubt bring forth a portent: if the conjunction of three kings signified so much, what might the conjunction of three Regiuses symbolise? Perhaps this is a line a mere reviewer should not pursue too far, for there are many other things to be said about these works ...”