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Garry Humphreys had academical fun with the Burgon Society

A TENTH ANNIVERSARY was celebrated at Charterhouse, in the City of London, earlier this month. The Burgon Society was founded in 2000 to promote the use and study of academical dress, and is named after John William Burgon, the 19th-century Dean of Chichester whose name is used for a particular shape of hood, most familiarly the Oxford MA.

The Society is flourishing, with more than 150 members. Ten years of serious research and education in the subject has been recognised ...

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