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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 2007

Professor John Gillingham FBA

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About this Fellow

Medieval history: narrative sources, primarily in north-western Europe in the 11th to 13th centuries, as evidence for the perceptions and values that shaped war and politics.

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1965 - 1998
  • Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1998
  • Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1998

Publications

William II. The Red King 2015

Christian Warriors and the Enslavement of Fellow Christians Chevalerie et christianisme 2011

Conquests, Catastrophe and Recovery. Britain and Ireland 1066-1485 2014

From 'Civilitas' to Civility: Codes of Manners in Medieval and early Modern England Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th ser. Vol.12 2002

The English in the Twelfth Century. Imperialism, National Identity and Political Values (Woodbridge) 2000

Richard I 1999

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor Vincent Gillespie

Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book

Professor Peter Biller

Medieval history; heresy, inquisition & 'religions': university texts as the locus for medieval thought about contemporary social topics such as medicine, peoples and population.

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies