Edward Armstrong (historian)

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Portrait by Charles Goldsborough Anderson.

Edward Armstrong FBA (3 March 1846 – 14 April 1928[1]) was an English historian. He was born in Tidenham, Gloucestershire, the son of John Armstrong, later Bishop of Grahamstown.[2]

Armstrong was educated at Bradfield College and Exeter College, Oxford, and became a Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford. Armstrong wrote books on Charles V, Elisabeth Farnese, and Lorenzo de' Medici. He also contributed to The Cambridge Modern History and the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.

Armstrong served as warden of Bradfield College from 1920 to 1925.


  1. ^ "Edward Armstrong (1846–1928)". BBC Online. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Kohl 2004.


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