Roger Lockyer (27 November 1927 – 28 October 2017) was an English historian, academic, and writer. He had been educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was a reader in history at Royal Holloway, University of London for many years, specialising in research and writing on the Tudor (1471-1603) and Stuart (1603-1714) periods.
- Tudor and Stuart Britain, by Roger Lockyer, 3rd edition, London 2004, Pearson.
The first edition of this book, covering the period from 1471-1714, was published in 1964, and a second edition appeared in 1985. This work is considered a standard reference for this period in English history, covering the full range of Tudor and Stuart rulers.
- James VI and I, by Roger Lockyer, 2nd edition, London 1998, Longman.
- The Early Stuarts: The Political History of England 1603-1642, by Roger Lockyer, London 1999, Longman.
- Buckingham, the Life and Political Career of George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, 1592-1628, by Roger Lockyer, London 1981, Longman.
On 21 December 2005, Lockyer entered into a civil partnership with Percy Stevens, his life partner of 39 years, at the registry office in Westminster, London. On 26 June 2014 they were among the first couples to legally convert their civil partnership into a marriage.
- Hutton, Alice (4 November 2017). "Obituary: Gay rights pioneer Roger Lockyer". BBC News. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
- Casciani, Dominic (5 December 2005). "39 years of waiting". BBC News. Retrieved 19 December 2015.
- Casciani, Dominic (10 December 2014). "Together nearly 49 years – married at last after civil partnership conversion". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
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