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Toby Salisbury

Toby Salisbury
St Edmund's College
Cambridge CB3 0BN


Fourth year PhD candidate at St Edmund's College. Thesis: ‘King, Landowners, and the Forest, c.1247-c.1377'. Paul Luzio Scholar (2015-2018), Santander Scholar (2015), and Prince Consort Fund Studentship (2018).

M.Phil in Medieval History, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge (2014). Dissertation: ‘The consumption patterns of the English nobility, c. 1300-1440’.

BA (Hons) in History, University of York (2013).

Research Interests

I am interested in late medieval English history in a broad sense but particularly the role of law in local society and its implications for national politics. My research examines the constitutional, legal and social history of late medieval English royal forests.

Research Supervision

Principal supervisor: Professor Christine Carpenter


  • Medieval British History
  • Economic, Social History