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Prof Peter Edbury 


Education & Qualifications

1966-73 St Andrews University

MA – 1970 (1st class honour in Medieval History)

PhD – 1974 (thesis entitled ‘The Feudal Nobility of Cyprus, 1191-1400’)

Career Overview

1973-77 Research Lecturer, Christ Church Oxford

1977-present Member of staff in the Cardiff School of History and Archaeology (Lecturer 1977; Senior Lecturer 1991; Reader 1996; Personal Chair, 2000)

Teaching Profile

Together with my colleagues, Professor Denys Pringle and Professor Helen Nicholson, I have been running an MA course on the History of the Crusades.  I also contribute to the MA in Medieval British Studies.

Awards & Prizes

  • AHRC funding for a three-year project entitled ‘The Old French William of Tyre and its Continuation’. For further details click here
  • British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship for the academic year 1999-2000.

Membership & External Activity

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Chair of the Cardiff Branch of the Historical Association

Member of the editorial board of Ashgate Publishing’s series, Crusade Texts in Translation