Holt, James Clarke

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HOLT, James Clarke

HOLT, James Clarke. British, b. 1922. Genres: History. Career: Hon. Fellow, Emmanuel College Cambridge, 1985- (Professorial Fellow, Emmanuel College, 1978-81; Professor of Medieval History, Cambridge University, 1978-88; Master of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 1981-88); Queen's College, Oxford, Hon. Fellow, 1998-. Assistant Lecturer, 1949-51, Lecturer, 1951-61, Sr. Lecturer, 1961-62, and Professor of Medieval History, 1962, University of Nottingham; Professor of History, 1966-78, and Dean, Faculty of Letters and Social Sciences, 1972-76, University of Reading. Member, Advisory Council on Public Records, 1974-81; President, Royal Historical Society, 1980-84. Publications: The Northerners: A Study in the Reign of King John, 1961, 1992; Praestita Roll 14-18 John, 1964; Magna Carta, 1965, 1992; The Making of Magna Carta, 1966; Magna Carta and the Idea of Liberty, 1972; The University of Reading: The First Fifty Years, 1977; Robin Hood, 1982, 1989; (ed. with J. Gillingham) War and Government in the Middle Ages, 1984; Magna Carta and Medieval Government 1985; (with R. Mortimer) Handlist of the Acta of Henry II and Richard I, 1986; Colonial England 1066-1215, 1997. Address: Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, Cambs. CB3 0DG, England.