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Media profile: Prof Glenn Richardson

Professor - History

Glenn has been interviewed for several TV and web-based programmes on various aspects of Tudor and 16th-century European history for a range of British and international media outlets.

He has also done several radio interviews on the same subjects and written short pieces for magazines of general historical interest.

Glenn is a frequent and experienced public speaker and was, for a time, a tour leader/lecturer on historical tours in various parts of Italy and France.

Areas of expertise

  • Tudor monarchy
  • Cardinal Wolsey
  • The Field of Cloth of Gold (1520)
  • England's international relations (16th century)

News at St Mary's

St Mary’s Professor Marks Field of the Cloth of Gold 500th Anniversary

Next month sees the 500th anniversary of the ‘Field of the Cloth of Gold’, the lavish and expensive meeting held between King Henry VIII and King Francis I of France from 7th-24th June 1520 at Balinghem. Find out more...

Professor Glenn Richardson to speak at The Field of Cloth of Gold: 500

Professor Glenn Richardson of St Mary’s University, Twickenham will be speaking at a Virtual Summit on May 9th as part of the 500th anniversary to commemorate the ‘Field of Cloth of Gold’ when King Henry VIII met King Francis in the Pale of Calais. Find out more...

Pro Vice-Chancellor to Launch New Series of History Public Lectures

Pro Vice-Chancellor of Academic Strategy at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, Prof John Charmley, is to give a public lecture on ‘Churchill and the Myths of Brexit’ as part of a new series of History talks at the University. Find out more...

Renaissance Cardinals: Diplomats and Patrons in the Early Modern World Conference

The History Programme at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, hosted a Renaissance Cardinals conference recently at Strawberry Hill House. Find out more...

St Mary’s Strengthens Research Expertise

St Mary’s University, Twickenham has strengthened its research provision after appointing Dr Glenn Richardson as its Director of Research. Find out more...


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