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PROFESSOR BUCKLAND came up to Gonville and Caius College in 1881. He had previously studied engineering, thus anticipating one of Dean Pound's aspects of the development of the law, and on coming into residence read for the (as yet undivided) Law Tripos. In 1884 he was placed first in the first class of the Tripos, and was elected a Scholar of his College; and in 1885 he won the the Chancellor's Medal. Remaining in

Cambridge to study and to teach, he was elected a Fellow of the College in 1889, was appointed College Lecturer in Law, and was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple. As Proctor in the year 1899-1900 his ubiquity and agility proved most disconcerting to the youth of that generation, and the way of transgressors was hard. In 1903 he became a Tutor of the College, and from 1912 until his appointment by the Crown in 1914 to succeed the late Dr. E. C. Clark as Regius Professor of Civil Law he was Senior Tutor. His services to the College from 1884 to 1914, both in teaching and in administration, are only fully realized by Caius men of the generations covered by that period, and are only in part relevant to the purpose of this notice. They were, however, recognized by the College when in 1923 the Master and Fellows elected him President of the College. What may, however, not be fully understood outside the body of his own pupils, and particularly outside Cambridge, is that as a College teacher there were few branches of legal study in which he was not supervising the reading of his pupils. This task was only performed, as indeed

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