H. P. R. Finberg

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Herbert Patrick Reginald Finberg (1900–74))[1] was the first Professor of English Local History, appointed by Leicester University in 1964,[2] and his department became recognised as the only centre for postgraduate studies in the subject.[3] He edited three volumes of early Anglo-Saxon charters, Early Charters of Devon and Cornwall (1953), Early Charters of the West Midlands (1961) and Early Charters of Wessex (1964).[4] He also edited Scandinavian England. Collected Papers by F. T. Wainwright. Other works included Tavistock Abbey (1949) and Manual of Catholic Prayer (1962).[1]


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  2. ^ Baofu, Peter (2012). The Future of Post-Human History. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p. 255.
  3. ^ "H. P. R. Finberg". Oxford Index. Oxford University Press.,
  4. ^ Ault, W. O. (April 1965). "Review of Early Charters of Wessex". Speculum. 40 (2).