W. L. Warren

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Wilfred Lewis Warren (24 August 1929 – 19 July 1994) was an historian of medieval England. Educated at Exeter College, Oxford, he worked as a professor of modern (post-classical) history and dean of theology at the Queen's University, Belfast.[1] His field of interest was Norman and Angevin England, on which he published several major works. In 1956 he received a doctorate in 14th-century English church history.[2] He was fascinated by and well versed in Ulster politics.[2]

Select publications[edit]

  • King John. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1961.
  • Henry II. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1973. ISBN 0-300-08474-9.
  • The Governance of Norman and Angevin England, 1086-1272. London: Edward Arnold. 1987. ISBN 0-7131-6378-X.


  1. ^ Warren, W. L. (2000) [1973]. Henry II. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press. Back cover. ISBN 0-300-08474-9.
  2. ^ a b Obituary of Professor W. L. Warren, The Times (London, England) 20 July 1994, Features 19

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