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Nicholas Groves, ‘The academic robes of graduates of the University of Cambridge from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day’, Transactions of the Burgon Society 13 (2013), pp. 74-100. Available online via the New Prairie Press. 


Alex Kerr, ‘Gowns worn by MAs in early-seventeenth-century England and the curious case of Thomas Thornton’s sleeves’Transactions of the Burgon Society 12 (2012), pp. 72-85. Available online via the New Prairie Press. 


Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society: notes on gowns, hats and hoods, with illustrations from G.W. Shaw, Academical Dress of British and Irish Universities (Chichester, 1995): 


Cambridge University Graduate Union: gown guide: 


H. Gunning, The ceremonies observed in the Senate House of the University of Cambridge: with the forms of proceeding to all degrees, the manner of electing officers, tables of fees, and other articles relating to the University (Cambridge, 1828), available online via the Internet Archive. 


Brief overview of the office of Chancellor and list of former Chancellors of the University of Cambridge: Chancellor’s role. 


Brief overview of the office of Vice-Chancellor and list of former Vice-Chancellors of the University of Cambridge: Vice-Chancellor's role.