Rees Davies


Rees Davies

Sir Robert Rees Davies CBE (August 6, 1938 - May 16, 2005), was a noted Welsh historian.

He was born in Merionethshire, and educated at Bala grammar school, University College, London - where he later returned as a lecturer - and Merton College in Oxford, where he studied with K. B. McFarlane. In 1995 he was appointed the Chichele Professor of Medieval History at the University of Oxford. Davies was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to history in the Queen's New Years Honours List in January 2005.

Works

- - The Age of Conquest: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000

- - The British Isles, 1100-1500: Comparisons, Contrasts, and Connections. Edinburgh: J. Donald Publishers, 1988

- - Conquest, Coexistence, and Change: Wales, 1063-1415. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987

- - Domination and Conquest: The Experience of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, 1100-1300. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990

- - The First English Empire: Power and Identities in the British Isles: 1093-1343. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000

- - and Geraint H. Jenkins eds. From Medieval to Modern Wales: Historical Essays In Honour of Kenneth O. Morgan and Ralph A. Griffiths. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2004

- - Lordship and Society in the March of Wales, 1282-1400. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978

- - The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dwr. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995

- - Welsh Society and Nationhood: Historical Essays Presented to Glanmor Williams. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1984

External links

* [http://users.ox.ac.uk/~ydafydd/reesdavies.html A tribute to Rees Davies]


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