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.

(2016)

La Normandie dans les chartes de Henri II Plantagenet: Archives, intentions et conséquences

Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

Thomas Becket

Manchester University Press

ISBN 9780719096860

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

The Making of a Monster: King John in Fiction from Bale to the Victorians

in International Review of Law and Economics

47.

pp. 60–66

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

Magna Carta (1215) and the Charte aux Normands (1315): Some Anglo-Norman Connections and Correspondences

in Jersey and Guernsey Law Review

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

Edward II: His Last Months and his Monument. By Jill Barlow, Richard Bryant, Carolyn Heighway, Chris Jeens and David Smith. The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 2015. xvi + 148pp + 68 plates. £30.00.: Reviews and Short Notices

in History

101.

pp. 596-597

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

Ashgate

pp. 191-227

ISBN 978-1-4724-2817-2

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Seals of Henry II and His Court

Oxbow Books

pp. 7-33

ISBN 978 1 78297 817 6

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

An Inventory of Gifts to King Henry III, 1234-5

Boydell and Brewer

pp. 121-48

ISBN 978-1-78327-067-5

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

Jan Thorbecke Verlag

pp. 131-70

ISBN 978-3-7995-9124-9

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Magna Carta: Origins and Legacy

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

ISBN 9781851243631

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

in English Historical Review

130.

pp. 646-684

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Sandwich Magna Carta

in TLS - The Times Literary Supplement

pp. 14-16

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Introduction and various chapters/contributions

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)

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Amazing Legacy of Magna Carta

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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?

Downside Abbey Press

pp. 41-115

ISBN 978-1-898663-55-3

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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

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’

British Library and Academia Press

pp. 73

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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.