Peter Marshall (historian)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Peter Marshall, FBA, FRHistS (born 26 October 1964) is a Scottish historian and academic, known for his work on the Reformation and its impact on the British isles and Europe. He is Professor of History at the University of Warwick.[1]

Biography[edit]

Marshall was born on 26 October 1964 in Orkney, Scotland.[2][3] He was educated at Kirkwall Grammar School, before studying at University College, Oxford.[2] His doctoral thesis was titled "Attitudes of the English people to priests and priesthood, 1500-1553".[4]

Marshall began his career as a teacher: he was a history teacher at Ampleforth College, a Roman Catholic independent school in North Yorkshire. In 1994, he joined the University of Warwick as a lecturer. He was promoted to senior lecturer in 2001, and to reader in 2004.[2] He was appointed Professor of History in 2006.[2][5]

Honours[edit]

Marshall was the winner of the 2018 Wolfson History Prize for his book Heretics and Believers.[6][7] In July 2018, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences.[8] He is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS).[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Marshall, Peter (2003). Reformation England, 1480-1642 (1st ed.). London: Hodder Education. ISBN 978-0340706237.
  • Marshall, Peter (2009). The Reformation: a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199231317.
  • Marshall, Peter (2012). Reformation England, 1480-1642 (2nd ed.). London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 978-1849665292.
  • Marshall, Peter (2017). Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0300170627.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professor Peter Marshall". warwick.ac.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-12.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Professor Peter Marshall". Department of History. University of Warwick. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  3. ^ Peter Marshall (2017). Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. Yale University Press. p. iv. ISBN 978-0-300-22633-1.
  4. ^ Marshall, Peter (1990). "Attitudes of the English people to priests and priesthood, 1500-1553". E-Thesis Online Service. The British Library Board. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Winner of Wolfson History Prize 2018 Announced". The Wolfson Foundation. June 2018. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  6. ^ "'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize | The Bookseller". www.thebookseller.com. Retrieved 2018-06-12.
  7. ^ "Wolfson History Prize - The Wolfson Foundation". www.wolfson.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-06-12.
  8. ^ "Record number of academics elected to British Academy | British Academy". British Academy. Retrieved 2018-07-22.