Christine McGladdery
Dr Christine McGladdery

Dr Christine McGladdery

MA (Hons), PhD (St.Andrews)

Contact Details

E-mail -, (Director of Teaching)
Telephone - +44 (0)1334 462887
Fax - +44 (0)1334 463334

Research Profile on Research@StAndrews



Teaching and Research Interests

Main research interests concentrate on the relationship between crown and nobility in the fifteenth century and the chronicle sources of the period. Currently working on a major study of James II of Scotland as an updated and fully revised edition of the volume from the Stewart Dynasty in Scotland series (John Donald). Main teaching interests cover developments in the government and social structures of mediaeval Scotland, diplomatic links with other European states and the analysis of castles in the context of the exercise of lordship in the mediaeval period.

Member of the St. Andrews Institute of Scottish Historical Research and the Institute of Mediaeval Studies at the University of St. Andrews.

Main Publications

  • James II (John Donald, Edinburgh, 2015), the second volume in The Stewart Dynasty in Scotland series. [Details]
  • Studies of James I – James V for the volume, Kings and Queens  of Scotland, ed. R D Oram (Tempus Publishing Ltd., 2001)
  • “The Black Douglases, 1369-1455” in Lordship and Architecture in Medieval and Renaissance Scotland, eds. R Oram and G Stell (John Donald, Edinburgh 2005)
  • Twenty-three articles in the New Dictionary of National Biography (OUP, 2004)

Teaching and Administrative Duties

Director of Teaching

Module Co-ordinator for ME1006

Participates in the teaching of sub-honours Mediaeval History, the MLitt programme SC5202 and the following Honours Module.


Main Publications

James II