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The Professorship of Geometry established by Sir Thomas Gresham is the oldest Chair of mathematics in Britain, predating the Savilian Professorship at Oxford by 23 years and the Lucasian Chair at Cambridge by 67 years. What induced Thomas Gresham to create the role and has it been a success? What precisely did he mean to include under the term 'geometry'?
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This event was on Wed, 03 Dec 1986
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