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UK Fellow, Section H8, Medieval Studies, elected in 1990

Professor Janet Bately FBA

English Language and Literature

About this Fellow

Janet Bately is Sir Israel Gollancz Professor Emeritus of English Language and Medieval Literature, King's College, London. A student at Somerville College Oxford, she began her academic career at Birkbeck College London, where she was successively Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer and Reader, moving to King's College, London as Professor of English Language and Literature in 1977. She was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1990 and made CBE in 2000. Still actively engaged in research, her specialisms are in Old English language and literature, and bilingual dictionaries of the 16th and 17th centuries.


Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Dr Anthony Hunt

The use of French in medieval England; medieval medicine; and editing Old French texts

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