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Dr David Woodman

Dr  David Woodman

Fellow and Tutor of Robinson College, Director of Studies in History


Subject groups/Research projects

Ancient and Medieval History:

Research Interests

Anglo-Saxon and twelfth-century history (in particular the study of charters and the Worcester Chronicon ex chronicis).

Research Supervision

Dr Woodman supervises MPhil topics in various aspects of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman historiography and diplomatic.

Teaching

Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman history (Papers 2 and 7 and 3); palaeography; diplomatic.

Key Publications

Books:

  • Charters of Northern Houses (Oxford, 2012).
          Review: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1179/0078172X14Z.00000000083
  • The long twelfth-century view of the Anglo-Saxon past, ed. with M. Brett (Farnham, 2015).
          Review: http://ehr.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/07/07/ehr.cew133.full.pdf+html
  • Writing Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England, ed. with R. Naismith (Cambridge, 2017)

Articles and book chapters: 

  • 'The forging of the Anglo-Saxon past in fourteenth-century Beverley', English Manuscripts before 1400, ed. A.S.G. Edwards and O. Da Rold, English Manuscript Studies: 1100-1700, vol. xvii (London, 2012), pp. 26-42.
  • ''Æthelstan A' and the rhetoric of rule', Anglo-Saxon England xlii (2013), pp. 217-48.
  • 'William of Malmesbury', Literary Encyclopedia:  http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=4727
  • 'Charters, Northumbria and the Unification of England in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries', Northern History lii (2015), pp. 35-51. 
  • 'Hagiography and Charters in Early Northumbria', in Writing Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England, ed. R. Naismith and D. A. Woodman (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 52-70
  • 'Introduction' [with R. Naismith], in Writing Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England, ed. R. Naismith and D. A. Woodman (Cambridge, 2017), pp. 1-17