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)

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Vincent, N.

(2017)

Magna Carta: From King John to Western Liberty

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(2016)

Writing to Friends and Enemies: The Protocols to Anglo-French Diplomatic Royal Correspondence, 1150-1270

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(2016)

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

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

Thomas Becket

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(2016)

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

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

The Personal Role of the Kings of England in the Production of Royal Letters and Charters (to 1330)

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(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

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Vincent, N.

(2016)

Translation of the 1297 Magna Carta

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Seals of Henry II and His Court

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

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

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(2015)

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

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

Magna Carta: Origins and Legacy

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(2015)

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

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Vincent, N.

(2015)

The Sandwich Magna Carta

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(2015)

Introduction and various chapters/contributions

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(2015)

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

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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

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Vincent, N.

(2014)

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

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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.