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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1992

Professor Henry Mayr-Harting FBA

About this Fellow



Current post

  • Emeritus Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in Medieval History, University of Liverpool, 1960 - 1968
  • Fellow and Tutor in Medieval History, St Peter's College University of Oxford, 1968 - 1997
  • Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Lay Canon, Christ Church University of Oxford, 1997 - 2003
  • Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Oxford, Christ Church University of Oxford, 1968


Acta of the Bishops of Chichester 1072-1207 1965


The coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England 1972 (3rd edn, 1991)


Ottonian book illumination: an historical study (2 vols) 1991 (2nd edn, 1999)


Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne 2007


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