Lydon, James F. 1928-

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Lydon, James F. 1928-

PERSONAL:

Born May 12, 1928, in Galway, Connaught, Ireland; son of Daniel (a baker) and Catherine Lydon. Ethnicity: "Irish." Education: Attended National University of Ireland, University College, Galway, and University of London. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Hollywood, County Wicklow, Ireland. Office—Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER:

National University of Ireland, University College, Galway, lecturer in history, 1956-59; Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, lecturer in history, 1959—.

AWARDS, HONORS:

D.Litt., National University of Ireland.

WRITINGS:

The Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages, Gill & Macmillan (Dublin, Ireland), 1972, revised edition, Four Courts Press (Dublin, Ireland), 2003.

Ireland in the Later Middle Ages, Gill & Macmillan (Dublin, Ireland), 1973.

The Making of Ireland, Routledge (London, England), 1997.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Medium Aevum, spring, 2005, Beth Hartland, review of The Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages, p. 186.

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