Richard Sharpe (historian)
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Richard Sharpe is Professor of Diplomatic at the University of Oxford, based at Wadham College. His interests are broadly the history of medieval England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. He has a special concern with first-hand work on the primary sources of medieval history, including palaeography, diplomatic and the editorial process, as well as the historical and legal contexts of medieval documents. He is the general editor of the Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues, and editor of a forthcoming edition of the charters of King Henry I of England.
The following is a select bibliography:
- Raasay : a study in island history. Rev. edn. 1982.
- Medieval Irish saints' lives : an introduction to 'Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae'. Oxford, 1991
- (ed. & trans.) Life of Saint Columba. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995.
- with Carley, James Patrick; Thomson, Rodney Malcolm; Watson, Andrew G. (eds.). English Benedictine Libraries. The shorter catalogues (The Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues, 4). London: British Library in association with the British Academy, 1996.
- A handlist of Latin writers of Great Britain and Ireland before 1540 (The Journal of Medieval Latin, publications, 1). Turnhout: Brepols, 1997.
- Norman rule in Cumbria 1092-1136 (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Tract Series, 21). Kendal: Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 2006
- Retrieved from Staff Profile at Oxford University
- Staff profile, University of Oxford, Faculty of History, retrieved 2012-10-03
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