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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 2000

Professor Simon Keynes FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 1976
  • Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, University of Cambridge, 1999
  • Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1999

Publications

The diplomas of King Æthelred 'The Unready' 1980

Facsimiles of Anglo-Saxon charters -1991

Alfred the Great 1983

The Liber vitae of the New Minster and Hyde Abbey, Winchester 1996

Other Medieval Studies Fellows

Professor John Gillingham

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.

Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Islamic history 1050-1250, especially Iran and Syria; Muslim perspectives of the crusades, the scholar al-Ghazali and the caliphate.

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches

Professor Malcolm Godden

Anglo-Saxon literature, especially Ælfric and the Alfredian writings; early medieval commentary on Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy