Jenny Wormald

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Jenny Wormald FRHist S, FSA Scot, FRSA, is a Scottish historian who studies late medieval and early modern Scotland. She taught at the University of Glasgow between 1966 and 1985, and then St Hilda's College, University of Oxford, between 1985 and 2005. She held a variety of other posts in this time. Her most important research has been on bloodfeud in early modern Scotland, but she has also produced a study of the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots. She is currently an Honorary Fellow in Scottish History at the University of Edinburgh.

Select bibliography[edit]

  • 'Bloodfeud, Kindred and Government in Early Modern Scotland', Past and Present, 87 (1980).
  • Court, Kirk and Community: Scotland 1470-1625. Edward Arnold. 1981
    • reprinted Edinburgh University Press. 1991
  • 'James VI and I: Two Kings or One?', History, 68 (1983).
  • 'Gunpowder, Treason and Scots', Journal of British Studies, 24 (1985).
  • Lords and Men in Scotland: Bonds of Manrent, 1442-1603. John Donald. 1985
  • Mary Queen of Scots: a Study in Failure. George Philip. 1988
    • 2nd edition, as Mary Queen of Scots: Politics, Passion and a Kingdom Lost. George Philip. 2001
  • (editor) Scotland revisited. Collins & Brown. 1991
  • (Editor & contributor), The Oxford Illustrated History of Scotland. Oxford University Press. 2005