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Prof Glenn Richardson

Professor - History

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Biography

Glenn Richardson is Professor of Early Modern History. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and is an Honorary Fellow of the Historical Association.

Glenn has published extensively on Tudor England's political and cultural relations with Continental Europe and on European Renaissance monarchy. His most recent book is The Field of Cloth of Gold (2013) on the meeting between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France held near Calais in 1520.

In addition to journal articles and chapters in edited collections, his other books are: 'The Contending Kingdoms': France and England 1420-1700 (Ashgate, 2008), Renaissance Monarchy: The Reigns of Henry VIII, Francis I and Charles V (London, 2002) and Tudor England and its Neighbours  [co-edited with Susan Doran] (2005). 

His current main projects are a biography of Cardinal Wolsey and editing a collection of essays on Renaissance Cardinals.


In the news

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...

St Mary’s Welcomes Australian Catholic University Vice-Chancellor

St Mary’s University, Twickenham, hosted a visit from Prof Greg Craven, Vice-Chancellor of Australian Catholic University (ACU) Find out more...

Students and Staff at St Mary’s Awarded for Research

Postgraduate students and members of academic staff at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have been awarded for their research during an awards ceremony. Find out more...


Media enquiries

For media enquiries, please contact our Communications and Public Engagement Manager, Sam Yarnold, by emailling sam.yarnold@stmarys.ac.uk or calling 020 8240 8262.

Areas of expertise

The Tudor monarchy, England's international relations in the sixteenth century, The Field of Cloth of Gold (1520), Cardinal Wolsey

Media experience

Radio interview, recorded/Skype TV interview, quote for news/magazine article, blog

Languages (other than English):

French (passable, not fluent)