Roger Highfield (historian)

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J. R. L. Highfield
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Roger Highfield
Born(1922-02-14)14 February 1922
Died13 March 2017(2017-03-13) (aged 95)
OccupationHistorian, fellow
Known forMedieval history

John Roger Loxdale Highfield (14 February 1922 – 13 April 2017) was an English historian of medieval Europe and fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford.[1][2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • The Early Rolls of Merton College, Oxford. With an appendix. of thirteenth-century Oxford Charters. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1964.
  • Europe in the late Middle Ages. Faber, London, 1970. (Edited with J.R. Hale & B. Smalley)
  • Spain in the fifteenth century, 1369-1516: essays and extracts by historians of Spain. Macmillan, London, 1972. (Editor) ISBN 0333111354
  • The Crown and local communities: In England and France in the fifteenth century. Sutton, London, 1981. (Edited with Robin Jeffs) ISBN 0904387674
  • Oxford and Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1988. (With Christopher Brooke) ISBN 0521301394
  • A history of Merton College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997. (with G.H. Martin) ISBN 0199201838
  • Registrum annalium Collegii Mertonensis, 1603-1660. Boydell Press/Oxford Historical Society, Woodbridge, 2006. ISBN 0904107205

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dr Roger Highfield 1922-2017. Merton College Oxford, April 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.
  2. ^ Obituary: Roger Highfield. The Times, 22 May 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017.

Further reading[edit]

  • Lomax, Derek W. & David Mackenzie. (Eds.) (1989) God and man in medieval Spain: Essays in honour of J.R.L. Highfield. Aris & Phillips. ISBN 0856684430