Of or relating to John Hulse (1708–1790), Englishclergyman who founded a lecturership at the University of Cambridge (later merged into the post of Norris–Hulse Professor of Divinity).
Origin of Hulsean
Hulse + -an
Hulsean Sentence Examples
He was made Hulsean professor in 1861, and shortly afterwards chaplain to the Prince Consort and honorary chaplain in ordinary to the queen.
In 1868 he was Hulsean lecturer, taking as his subject Immortality.
He bequeathed his estates to Cambridge University for the purpose of maintaining two divinity scholars (-C30 a year each) at St John's College, of founding a prize for a dissertation, and of instituting the offices of Christian advocate and of Christian preacher or Hulsean lecturer.
By a statute in 1860 the Hulsean professorship of divinity was substituted for the office of Christian advocate, and the lectureship was considerably modified.
In 1845 and 1846 he preached the Hulsean lecture, and in the former year was made examining chaplain to Wilberforce, now bishop of Oxford.