Hulsean Professorshipand Lectureship
Hulsean Professorship and Lectureship, The, in the university of Cambridge, were founded in 1789 by the will of the Rev. John Hulse, a graduate of St. John's College, who bequeathed his property in Cheshire for .their support. The holders of the offices were originally termed the Christian Advocate and the Christian Preacher respectively. The subject of the four annual lectures is "The Evidence for Revealed Religion," or some kindred topic. The lectureship is held for a year.