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 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...
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 University, Twickenham has strengthened its research provision after appointing Dr Glenn Richardson as its Director of Research. Find out more...
St Mary’s University, Twickenham, hosted a visit from Prof Greg Craven, Vice-Chancellor of Australian Catholic University (ACU) Find out more...
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...
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Areas of expertise
The Tudor monarchy, England's international relations in the sixteenth century, The Field of Cloth of Gold (1520), Cardinal Wolsey
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Languages (other than English):
French (passable, not fluent)