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Keogh, Bertram Windle, the Honan Bequest and the Modernisation of University Col Keogh, Ann. Keogh, Dermot. Bertram Windle, the Honan Bequest and the Modernisation of University College Cork, 1904-1919. Cork, Cork University Press, 2010. 16 cm x 24 cm. XVI, 352 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signed by Ann and Dermot Keogh.

Includes for example the following essays: The Early Years 1858-1904, The ‘University of Munster’ and the Founding of the National University of Ireland, The Modernisation of QCC/UCC 1905-1913, The Catholic Church and the Honan Bequest, and The University of Munster – Windle’s Last Hurrah.

Sir Bertram Coghill Alan Windle, FRS, FSA, KSG (8 May 1858 – 14 February 1929) was a British anatomist, administrator, archaeologist, scientist, educationalist and writer. He was born at Mayfield Vicarage, in Staffordshire, where his father, the Reverend Samuel Allen Windle, a Church of England clergyman, was vicar. He attended Trinity College, where he graduated B.A. in 1879. He also served as Librarian of the University Philosophical Society in the 1877–78 session.

In 1891 he was appointed dean of the medical faculty of Queen’s College, Birmingham. Queen’s College’s medical faculty became the medical faculty of Mason Science College in the early 1890s, and then became the medical faculty of the University of Birmingham in 1900. Windle was professor of anatomy and anthropology and first Dean of the Medical Faculty at Birmingham University. In 1904 he accepted the presidency of Queen’s College, Cork. Windle married twice, first in 1886 to Madoline Hudson, and in 1901 to Edith Mary Nazer. He died in 1929 aged 71. His conversion to Catholicism influenced many.
Windle was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1899. In 1909, he was made a knight of St. Gregory the Great by Pius X. In 1912, he was made a Knight Bachelor and therefore granted the title sir. He was knighted by King George V during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 6 March 1912 (Wikipedia)

Keywords: Irish History of Medicine, Irish History of Science, Irish Medical History

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