Thursday, January 7, 2016

History Trivia - University of Glasgow founded

January 7

1451 the University of Glasgow founded at the request of King James II of Scotland. Pope Nicholas V issued a bull of foundation for a studium generale. At first underfunded and lacking a place to hold lectures, the University nonetheless grew into a distinguished center of learning, its progress only briefly interrupted by the troubles of the Reformation.

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