Fletcher, Richard Alexander

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FLETCHER, Richard Alexander

FLETCHER, Richard Alexander. British, b. 1944. Genres: History, Biography. Career: University of York, Heslington, lecturer in history, 1969-92, reader, 1992-98, professor, 1998-2001; now retired. Publications: The Episcopate in the Kingdom of Leon in the Twelfth Century, 1978; St. James's Catapult: The Life and Times of Diego Gelmirez of Santiago de Compostela, 1984; Who's Who in Roman Britain and Anglo Saxon England, 1989; The Quest for El Cid, 1989 (Wolfson Literary Award for History, 1989; Los Angeles Times Book Award, 1990); Moorish Spain, 1992; The Barbarian Conversion, 1998; (with S. Barton) The World of El Cid, 2000; Bloodfeud: Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England, 2002; The Cross and the Crescent, 2003. Author of articles on medieval Spanish history. Address: Low Pasture House, Nunnington, York YO62 5XQ, England.

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