Edward the Confessor

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Press coverage and public dissemination of my research into Edward the Confessor, published in Edward the Confessor, Yale English Monarchs (London & New Haven, 2020)

Period1 Aug 2020 → 20 Aug 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleEdward the Confessor and 1066
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletHistoryExtra
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Sizeestimated 90 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionPublic lecture on my revisionist reading of the succession question and 1066 for HistoryExtra, the website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed, and BBC World Histories Revealed.
    Producer/AuthorTom Licence/ BBC HistoryExtra
    PersonsTom Licence
  • TitleEngland's Holy Warlord
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC History Magazine
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Sizefront cover + pp. 46-51
    DescriptionFront-page feature story in BBC History Magazine, September 2020 issue (front cover, editorial and pp. 46-51)
    Producer/AuthorTom Licence/ editor, BBC History Magazine
    PersonsTom Licence
  • TitleEngland's Warrior Saint
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Times (Saturday Review)
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Sizetwo columns
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionReview of my book in The Times (Saturday Review)
    Producer/AuthorLeanda de Lisle (reviewer)
    PersonsTom Licence