Prof Chris Given-Wilson
Prof Chris Given-Wilson

Professor Chris J Given-Wilson

MA, PhD (St And.), FRHistS

Contact Details

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Research Profile on Research@StAndrews


Teaching and Research Interests

Teaching and research interests focus on late mediaeval English political and social history (14th and 15th centuries), and on historical writing (especially chronicles) in late mediaeval England. He is the author or editor of ten books on late mediaeval English history, as well as various articles. He is also the General Editor of PROME (The Parliament Rolls of Medieval England), a new edition with translation of the Rotuli Parliamentorum published in sixteen volumes in 2005.

Main Publications

  • The Parliament Rolls of Medieval England (General Editor, 16 vols hard copy, CD-Rom and On-line publication, 2005)
  • The Royal Household and the King's Affinity, 1360-1413 (1986)
  • Chronicles: The Writing of History in Late Medieval England (2004) [Details]
  • The English Nobility in the Later Middle Ages (1987) [Details]
  • Chronicles of the Revolution, 1397-1400 (1993)

Research Students

  • Laura Tompkins, Alice Perrers and the inversion of fourteenth-century English queenship
  • Justine Trombley, The Latin Translations of Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls.' (with Frances Andrews)


Teaching Duties

Professor Given-Wilson offers the following Honours course:



Main Publications



The English Nobility