Baylor History Department Welcomes Chris Given-Wilson

Chris Given-Wilson
Chris Given-Wilson courtesy photo.
April 4, 2014

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WACO, Texas (April 4, 2014) – The Baylor department of history will welcome Chris Given-Wilson, Ph.D., professor of history at St. Andrews University, at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in Morrison Hall, Room 120.

Given-Wilson will present his lecture titled “A King and His Archbishop of Canterbury: Henry IV and Thomas Arundel.” His research interests focus on late mediaeval English political and social history and historical writing.

Given-Wilson has written or edited ten books on late mediaeval English history, including “Chronicles: The Writing of History in Medieval England, the English Nobility in the Late Middle Ages, and the Royal Bastards of Medieval England.” He is the general editor of PROME (The Parliament Rolls of Mediaval England).

For more information, call the history department at (254) 710-2667.

by Kristen Bennett, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805.


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