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)

All Publications

<- Page 1 of 3 ->

Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

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

Ashgate

pp. 191-227

ISBN 978-1-4724-2817-2

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Seals of Henry II and His Court

In: Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages.

Oxbow Books

pp. 7-33

ISBN 978 1 78297 817 6

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Magna Carta and the 'English Historical Review': A Review Article

in English Historical Review

130.

pp. 646-684

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Sandwich Magna Carta

in TLS - The Times Literary Supplement

pp. 14-16

UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Amazing Legacy of Magna Carta

in BBC History Magazine

pp. 28-32

UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2015)

Introduction and various chapters/contributions

In: Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy.

British Library and Academia Press

pp. 13-25, 51-60, 64-5, 73

ISBN 978 0 7123 5763 0 (pb), 978 0 7123 5764 7 (hb)

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


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.

Downside Abbey Press

pp. 41-115

ISBN 978-1-898663-55-3

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)


Vincent, N.

(2012)

A Letter to King Henry I from Toulouse

in Journal of Ecclesiastical History

63.

pp. 331-345

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)


Vincent, N.

(2012)

Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0199582877

UEA Repository

(Book)


Vincent, N.

(2012)

Beyond Becket : King Henry II and the Papacy (1154-1189)

In: Pope Alexander III (1159–81) : The Art of Survival.

Ashgate

pp. 257-300

ISBN 978-0754662884

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2011)

Where was Magna Carta signed?

()


Vincent, N.

(2011)

Who was Eadnoth the Staller?

()


Vincent, N.

(2011)

Conclusion: La Rumeur à l'Anglaise

In: La Rumeur au Moyen Age : Du mépris à la manipulation Ve-XVe siècle.

Mayenne

pp. 329-347

ISBN 978-2753512856

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2011)

The English Monasteries and their French Possessions

In: Cathedrals, Communities and Conflict in the Anglo-Norman World.

Boydell Press

pp. 221-39

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


Vincent, N.

(2011)

Magna Carta: The Spanish Connection

In: El trienio que hizo a Europa.

UEA Repository

(Chapter)


<- Page 1 of 3 ->

Key Research Interests

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