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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1996

Dame Jinty Nelson FBA

About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor, King's College London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Medieval History, King's College London University of London, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor, King's College London University of London, 2017

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President, 1999 - 2001
  • Member of Council, 1998 - 1999


Politics and ritual in early medieval Europe 1986

The Frankish world 1996

Rulers and ruling families in early medieval Europe 1999

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Nancy Edwards

The archaeology of Wales and Ireland c. AD400-1150; early medieval inscribed stones and stone sculpture and the archaeology of the church; antiquarians and Welsh archaeology

Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach

History, theory, and analysis of 13th- and 14th-century music; music and French poetry in the same period; themes of love, violence, gender, and sexuality

Professor John Hudson

Medieval legal history; medieval historical writing; nineteenth-century scholarship on legal history, especially the work of F W Maitland

Professor Julia Barrow

Medieval ecclesiastical history of western Europe, 800-1250; clergy, bishops, charters and administration