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.

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Early Norman Charters in the British Library: The Cotton Charters for La Noë, St-Etienne de Renneville and Evreux Cathedral

in Tabularia

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Talking to the Enemy: The Rules of Anglo-French Diplomatic Discourse 1150-1270

In: Rencontre Anglo-Normand.

Université de Caen

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Les Légats pontificaux en Angleterre 1070-1300

In: Les Légats Pontificaux.

Brepols Publishers

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

In the Shadow of the Castle Wall: Henry II and Dover 1154-1179

In: Dover Castle.

English Heritage Monograph

UEA Repository

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Rouleaux ou registres ? Le choix et l’utilisation des enregistrements à la chancellerie Plantagenêt (XIIe-XIIIe siécle)

in Bibliotheque de l'Ecole des Chartes

UEA Repository

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Use and Abuse of Anglo-Saxon Charters by the Kings of England, 1100-1300’

In: The Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Past.

Ashgate

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

La Normandie dans les chartes du roi Henri II (1154-1189): archives, intentions et conséquences

In: Penser la monde Anglo-Normand.

Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

An Inventory of Gifts to King Henry III (1234-5)

In: The Fine Rolls and Beyond.

Boydell and Brewer

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Scribes at the Court of Henry II

In: Les Scribes au Moyen Age.

Brepols

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Rank Insubordination: Disobedience and Disinheritance amongst the Anglo-French Nobility, 1050-1250

In: Rang und Ordnung.

University of Heidelberg

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

St Thomas of Canterbury (and of England?)

In: The Victorian Saints.

Manchester University Press

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Magna Carta: Making and Legacy

bodleian library publishing

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Vincent, N.

(2014)

Magna Carta: The Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015

Third Millennium Publishing Ltd

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Vincent, N.

(2014)

David Knowles and The Monastic Order in England: Arcadia Regained?

In: Keeping the Rule : David Knowles and the Writing of History.

pp. 41-115

ISBN 978-1-898663-55-3

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Vincent, N.

(2014)

The Seals of Henry II and His Court

In: Seals in Context.

Oxbow Books

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Vincent, N.

(2014)

The Kings of England and their Accounting Procedures 1100-1300: Theory and Practice

In: De l’autel à l’écritoire.

université d'Aix-en-Provence

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Vincent, N.

(2013)

Norman Charters from English Sources: Archives, Antiquaries and the Rediscovery of the Anglo-Norman Past

Pipe Roll Society

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Vincent, N.

(2013)

William of Newburgh, Josephus and the New Titus

In: Christians and Jews in Angevin England : The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts.

Boydell Press

pp. 57-90

ISBN 978-1903153444

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Vincent, N.

(2013)

‘The Will of Giordano Pironti, Cardinal Deacon of SS. Cosma e Damiano (d.1269)’

in Rivista di storia della Chiesa in Italia

67.

pp. 373-96

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Vincent, N.

(2013)

‘The Great Lost Library of England’s Medieval Kings? Royal Use and Ownership of Books, 1066-1272’

In: 1000 Years of Royal Books and Manuscripts.

British Library and Academia Press

pp. 73

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Early Norman Charters in the British Library: The Cotton Charters for La Noë, St-Etienne de Renneville and Evreux Cathedral

in Tabularia

UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Talking to the Enemy: The Rules of Anglo-French Diplomatic Discourse 1150-1270

In: Rencontre Anglo-Normand.

Université de Caen

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(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Les Légats pontificaux en Angleterre 1070-1300

In: Les Légats Pontificaux.

Brepols Publishers

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

In the Shadow of the Castle Wall: Henry II and Dover 1154-1179

In: Dover Castle.

English Heritage Monograph

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Rouleaux ou registres ? Le choix et l’utilisation des enregistrements à la chancellerie Plantagenêt (XIIe-XIIIe siécle)

in Bibliotheque de l'Ecole des Chartes

UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Use and Abuse of Anglo-Saxon Charters by the Kings of England, 1100-1300’

In: The Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Past.

Ashgate

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

La Normandie dans les chartes du roi Henri II (1154-1189): archives, intentions et conséquences

In: Penser la monde Anglo-Normand.

Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

An Inventory of Gifts to King Henry III (1234-5)

In: The Fine Rolls and Beyond.

Boydell and Brewer

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Scribes at the Court of Henry II

In: Les Scribes au Moyen Age.

Brepols

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Rank Insubordination: Disobedience and Disinheritance amongst the Anglo-French Nobility, 1050-1250

In: Rang und Ordnung.

University of Heidelberg

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

St Thomas of Canterbury (and of England?)

In: The Victorian Saints.

Manchester University Press

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Magna Carta: Making and Legacy

bodleian library publishing

UEA Repository

(Book)


Vincent, N.

(2014)

Magna Carta: The Foundation of Freedom 1215-2015

Third Millennium Publishing Ltd

Full Text UEA Repository

(Book)


Vincent, N.

(2014)

David Knowles and The Monastic Order in England: Arcadia Regained?

In: Keeping the Rule : David Knowles and the Writing of History.

pp. 41-115

ISBN 978-1-898663-55-3

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2014)

The Seals of Henry II and His Court

In: Seals in Context.

Oxbow Books

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2014)

The Kings of England and their Accounting Procedures 1100-1300: Theory and Practice

In: De l’autel à l’écritoire.

université d'Aix-en-Provence

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2013)

Norman Charters from English Sources: Archives, Antiquaries and the Rediscovery of the Anglo-Norman Past

Pipe Roll Society

UEA Repository

(Book)


Vincent, N.

(2013)

William of Newburgh, Josephus and the New Titus

In: Christians and Jews in Angevin England : The York Massacre of 1190, Narratives and Contexts.

Boydell Press

pp. 57-90

ISBN 978-1903153444

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2013)

‘The Will of Giordano Pironti, Cardinal Deacon of SS. Cosma e Damiano (d.1269)’

in Rivista di storia della Chiesa in Italia

67.

pp. 373-96

UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2013)

‘The Great Lost Library of England’s Medieval Kings? Royal Use and Ownership of Books, 1066-1272’

In: 1000 Years of Royal Books and Manuscripts.

British Library and Academia Press

pp. 73

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


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Key Research Interests

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