John Gillingham

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John Bennett Gillingham (born 3 August 1940)[1] is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the London School of Economics and Political Science.[2] On 19 July 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.[3]

Gillingham is renowned as an expert on the Angevin Empire.


Books by Gillingham:[4]

  • Richard the Lionheart (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1978)
  • The Wars of the Roses: peace and conflict in fifteenth-century England (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1981)
  • The Angevin Empire (E. Arnold, 1984)
  • Richard Coeur de Lion: kingship, chivalry and war in the twelfth century (Hambledon Press, 1994)
  • Richard I (Yale University Press, 1999) Part of the Yale English Monarchs Series
  • The English in the Twelfth Century: imperialism, national identity, and political values (Boydell and Brewer, 2000)


  1. ^ "Gillingham, John 1940-". Highbeam Research. 2009. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ "News — News — News and media — Home". Retrieved 2015-11-28.
  3. ^ "British Academy | News — British Academy announces new elections to Fellowship". Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  4. ^ "John Gillingham: Books". Retrieved 2015-11-28.