Peter Marshall

Born (1964-10-26) 26 October 1964 (age 57)
Orkney, Scotland
NationalityScottish
Academic background
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford
ThesisAttitudes of the English People to Priests and Priesthood, 1500–1553 (1990)
Academic work
DisciplineHistory
Sub-discipline
InstitutionsUniversity of Warwick
Main interestsReformation
Notable worksHeretics and Believers (2017)

Peter Marshall FRHistS FBA (born 26 October 1964) is a Scottish historian and academic, known for his work on the Reformation and its impact on the British Isles and Europe. He is Professor of History at the University of Warwick.[1]

Biography

Marshall was born on 26 October 1964 in Orkney, Scotland.[2][3] He was educated at Kirkwall Grammar School, before studying at University College, Oxford.[2] His doctoral thesis was titled Attitudes of the English People to Priests and Priesthood, 1500–1553.[4]

Marshall began his career as a teacher: he was a history teacher at Ampleforth College, a Roman Catholic independent school in North Yorkshire. In 1994, he joined the University of Warwick as a lecturer. He was promoted to senior lecturer in 2001, and to reader in 2004.[2] He was appointed Professor of History in 2006.[2][5]

Honours

Marshall was the winner of the 2018 Wolfson History Prize for his book Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation.[6][7] In July 2018, he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA), the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences.[8] He is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS).[2]

Published works

Books authored

Books edited

References

  1. ^ "Professor Peter Marshall". warwick.ac.uk. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Professor Peter Marshall". Department of History. University of Warwick. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  3. ^ Peter Marshall (2017). Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation. Yale University Press. p. iv. ISBN 978-0-300-22633-1.
  4. ^ Marshall, Peter (1990). "Attitudes of the English people to priests and priesthood, 1500-1553". E-Thesis Online Service. The British Library Board. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Winner of Wolfson History Prize 2018 Announced". The Wolfson Foundation. June 2018. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  6. ^ "'Ambitious' account of English Reformation wins Wolfson History Prize | The Bookseller". www.thebookseller.com. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Wolfson History Prize - The Wolfson Foundation". www.wolfson.org.uk. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Record number of academics elected to British Academy | British Academy". British Academy. Retrieved 22 July 2018.