A. J. Pollard

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Anthony James Pollard (born 1941) is a British medieval historian, specialising in North-Eastern England during the Wars of the Roses.[1] He is considered a leading authority on the field.[2] He is Emeritus Professor of the University of Teesside. In addition to works on the Wars of the Roses, he has also written a general history of fiftenth-century England (2000) and books on Robin Hood (2004) and Warwick the Kingmaker (2007), Henry V (2014) and Edward IV (2016). He has in additon edited collections of essays on fifteenth-century history and the history of the north-east of England as a region.

Select publications[edit]

  • John Talbot and the War in France, 1427-1453. London: Royal Historical Society (1983). ISBN 0-901050-88-1.
  • The Wars of the Roses. Basingstoke: Macmillan Education (1988). ISBN 0-333-40603-6.

'North-eastern Englad during the Wars of the Roses'. Oxford. Clarendon Press (1990)

  • Richard III and the Princes in the Tower. Stroud: Sutton (1991). 0862996600.
  • (ed., with R. H. Britnell) McFarlane Legacy: Studies in Late Medieval Politics and Society. Stroud: Sutton (1995) ISBN 0-7509-0626-X
  • Late Medieval England. Harlow: Longman (2000). ISBN 0-582-03134-6
  • Imagining Robin Hood: The Late-Medieval Stories in Historical Context. London: Routlege (2004). ISBN 0-415-22308-3.
  • Warwick the Kingmaker. London: Hambledon (2007). ISBN 978-1-84725-182-4.

'Henry V'. Stroud, History Press, 2014 'Edward IV'. Penguin, 2016


  1. ^ "Anthony Pollard". School of Arts & Media. Teesside University. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Approaching Middleham". Richardian Register. 1994. Retrieved 5 June 2006.