Michael Jones (historian)

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Michael Jones (born 5 December 1940) is a British historian.

He was born in Wrexham, Wales. He studied history at Oxford, and taught first in Exeter, then in Nottingham from 1967 to 2002, specialised in French medieval history. He is a member of many British and Breton historical societies: Royal Historical Society (1971), la Société d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Bretagne (1972), Society of Antiquaries of London (1977), Société d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Pays de Retz (1985), Society for the Study of French History. He is a member of the Breton ordre de l'Hermine and 'Correspondant de l'Institut'. Many of his works are about the ducal period of Brittany.

He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[1]

Publications[edit]

Published in English[edit]

  • The Creation of Brittany: A Late Medieval State, London, Hambledon 1988
  • The Bretons (with Patrick Galliou), Oxford, Blackwell 1991
  • Ducal Brittany 1364-1399: Relations with England and France during the Reign of Duke John IV, Oxford at the Clarendon Press/Sandpiper 1997
  • Between France and England: Politics, Power and Society in Late Medieval Brittany, Ashgate 2003
  • Letters, Orders and Musters of Bertrand du Guesclin, 1357-130, Boydell 2004

Published in French[edit]

  • La Bretagne ducale. Jean IV de Montfort (1364-1399) entre la France et l'Angleterre, 1998.
  • Recueil des actes de Jean IV, duc de Bretagne (3 vol.), 1980–2001 ;
  • Les Anciens Bretons des origines au XVe siècle, 1993 (with Patrick Galliou) ;
  • Catalogue sommaire des archives du Fonds Lebreton, Abbaye Saint-Guénolé, Nottingham, 1998.
  • Les châteaux de Bretagne, Ouest-France, with Gwyn Meirion-Jones, Rennes 1992
  • Recueil des actes de Charles de Blois et Jeanne de Penthièvre, duc et duchesse de Bretagne (1341-1364) suivi des Actes de Jeanne de Penthièvre (1364-1384), Rennes, Presses Universitaires de Rennes 1996
  • Le Premier Inventaire du Trésor des Chartes des ducs de Bretagne (1395). Hervé Le Grant et les origines du Chronicon Briocense, Soc. Histoire et d'Archeologie de Bretagne 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gruppe 1: Historie" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 5 February 2011.