Prof Robert Bartlett
Prof Robert Bartlett

Professor Robert Bartlett

MA (Cantab.), DPhil (Oxon.), FRHistS, FBA, FRSE, FSA

Contact Details

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Telephone - +44 (0)1334 463309
Fax - +44 (0)1334 463334



Teaching and Research Interests

England, 1066-1300; cult of the saints; frontiers.

Main Publications

  • The Natural and the Supernatural in the Middle Ages (2008)
  • Gerald of Wales (1982) [Details]
  • Trial by Fire and Water (1986)
  • The Making of Europe (1993) [Details]
  • England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings (2000) [Details]
  • The Hanged Man (2004) [Details]

Administrative Duties

Holder of a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship 2009-12

Mediaeval History MLitt Co-Ordinator 2015-16

Research Students

  • William Kay, Saints’ relics in battle
  • Melanie Maddox, The ideal of the Insular Civitas: AD 500-1050
  • Alexander O’Hara, Jonas of Bobbio’s Vita Columbani abbatis et discipulorumque eius: Influence and Dissemination
  • Patricia Stewart, The Mediaeval Bestiary

Professor Bartlett presented the major BBC documentary series 'The Normans'. The series examines the expansion of the Normans, and shows how they transformed the history of Europe. The series is available for licensing through BBC Active Video for Learning


Main Publications

The Hanged Man




Gerald of Wales