Nicholas Vincent is Professor of Medieval History at the University of East Anglia and a leading authority on Magna Carta. In 2007 he wrote the catalogue for the New York sale of Ross Perot’s 1297 Magna Carta (sold for $21.3 million). He has since acted as a consultant on Magna Carta to the National Archives in Washington and the Australian Senate. In 2012 he published the best-selling Very Short Introduction to Magna Carta (Oxford University Press). Professor Vincent is Director of the officially sponsored UK Magna Carta Project, established to scour the archives of England and France in search of unpublished materials and to explain the history and context of the document for its 800th anniversary in 2015. A Fellow of the British Academy, he has published a dozen books and some hundred academic articles on various aspects of English and European history.
ARTICLES FEATURING NICHOLAS
From Discontented Barons to Predator Drones
It's the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta....