Nicholas Vincent

Nicholas Vincent

Professor

  • 4.11 Arts

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Personal profile

Key Research Interests and Expertise

Research interests - English and European history in the 12th and 13th centuries, including relics and religion and charters and diplomatic.

Specialisms

Medieval history; Plantagenet kingship; Thomas Becket; relics and charters; Magna Carta.

Biography

Nicholas Vincent has published a dozen books and some hundred academic articles on various aspects of English and European history in the 12th and 13th centuries, having arrived at Norwich via Oxford, Cambridge, Paris and Canterbury. He is currently finishing an edition of the charters of the Plantagenet kings and queens from Henry II to King John, and leads a major project researching the background to Magna Carta. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.

He teaches courses in medieval European History and the Crusades, and a 3rd year special subject on the Norman Conquest of England. He is happy to supervise graduate students in most subjects relating to English and European history 1000-1300AD.

Nicholas Vincent Publications (PDF 131 KB)