News

Marjorie Chibnall, leading Anglo-Norman scholar, passes away

Marjorie Chibnall, leading Anglo-Norman scholar, passes away


We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

One of the most important historians of the Anglo-Norman world, Professor Marjorie Chibnall, passed away last month at the age of 96. Her career included teaching at the universities of Cambridge, Southampton and Aberdeen, and among her honours was being a Fellow of the British Academy and appointed to the Order of the British Empire in 2004.

Marjorie Chibnall will perhaps be best known for her work on Orderic Vitalis, the 12th century English chronicler. She edited and translated the The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis, over a thirty year period, producing six volumes published by Oxford University Press. She also produced another dozen books, including editions of The Gesta Guillelmi of William of Poitiers and The Waltham Chronicle.

Chibnall continued doing research into her 90s, with her book The Normans, being published in 2006. Her work as a historian has been of a huge benefit of to the scholarly community.

Marjorie Chibnall passed away on Saturday 23 June. A memorial service for her at the University of Cambridge is being planned for the autumn. She survived by a son and daughter, and two stepdaughters.


Watch the video: The Great Irish Famine - documentary 1996 (June 2022).


Comments:

  1. Taggart

    I hope they come to the correct decision.

  2. Gardasho

    I think, to you will help to find the correct decision. Be not afflicted.

  3. Daimh

    Thank you for choosing information. Now they know me.

  4. Tonio

    You commit an error. I can defend the position. Write to me in PM, we will communicate.

  5. Leathan

    somewhere I've already seen this ...

  6. Vallois

    It is with this article that I begin to read this blog. Plus one subscriber :)



Write a message