Barbara Yorke

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Barbara Yorke
Born 1951
Nationality British
Occupation Emeritus Professor
Known for
  • Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England
  • The Anglo-Saxons
  • The Conversion of Britain: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 600-800
Academic background
Alma mater Exeter University (BA, PhD)
Academic work
Discipline History
Institutions University of Winchester

Barbara Yorke FRHistS (born 1951) is a historian of Anglo-Saxon England.

Yorke studied history and archaeology at Exeter University, where she completed both her undergraduate degree and her Ph.D. She is currently emeritus professor of early Medieval history at the University of Winchester, and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. She is an honorary professor of the Institute of Archaeology at University College London, and presented "King Alfred and the traditions of Anglo-Saxon kingship" at the 2011 Toller Lecture.[1]

Yorke's publications include:


  1. ^ "The Toller Lecture". University of Manchester. Retrieved 14 September 2010. 

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