Medieval Europe and Byzantium

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Municipal life at Antioch in the 4th century A.D., with particular reference to the work of Libanius. J.H.W.G. Liebeschuetz. London Ph.D. 1957.

The life of Libanius. A.F. Norman. London Ph.D. 1955.

The religious policy of Theodosius the Great, 379–95 A.D. N.Q. King. Nottingham Ph.D. 1954.

The relation between church and state in the Byzantine empire under the Heracleian dynasty (A.D. 610–711). Rachel M. Toulmin. Oxford B.Litt. 1955.

The frontier problems of the Heracleian dynasty, with special reference to the second half of the 7th century. A. Sharf. London Ph.D. 1954.

Cyprus 'betwixt Greeks and Saracens' A.D. 647–965. A.I. Dikigoropoulos. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.

Essay on the Byzantine revival, 717–1071. Ethel M. Hale. Birmingham M.A. 1913.

The sources of Theophanes for the Heraclian dynasty. Ann S. Proudfoot. London M.A. 1965.

The Doukai from the 9th to the 12th centuries: a contribution to Byzantine prosopography. D.I. Polemis. London Ph.D. 1964.

The revival of learning at Constantinople in the 11th century, with special reference to Michael Psellos. Joan M. Hussey. Oxford B.Litt. 1932.

Church and society in the east Roman empire from the death of Constantine VIII to the rise of Alexius Comnenus. Joan M. Hussey. London Ph.D. 1934.

The attitude of western churchmen towards the Byzantine empire in the period 1054–1204. I.T. Ebeid. Nottingham Ph.D. 1968.

Bohemond I of Antioch. Margaret P. Brennan. Belfast M.A. 1943.

The western attitude towards Islam before and after the First Crusade. A.-el H. Hamdy Mahmoud. Liverpool Ph.D. 1952.

Michael VII Ducas. R.R.T. Prider. London M.Phil. 1967.

Military methods employed by the Latin states in Syria, 1097–1192. R.C. Smail. Cambridge Ph.D. 1948.

The Ismailis in Syria at the time of the Crusades. N.A. Mirza. Durham Ph.D. 1963.

The concept of Islam in Latin writers of the middle ages from the beginning of the 12th century to the middle of the 14th. N.A. Daniel. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1956/7.

The intellectual and moral standards of Anna Comnena. Georgina G. Buckler. Oxford D.Phil. 1927.

Saladin's campaign of 1188 in northern Syria, with particular reference to the northern defences of the principality of Antioch. J.W. Hackett. Oxford B.Litt. 1937.

The Knights Hospitallers in Latin Syria. J.S.C. Riley-Smith. Cambridge Ph.D. 1964.

The administration of the Nicaean empire, 1204–61. M.J. Angold. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The despotate of Epirus, 1204–61. D.M. Nicol. Cambridge Ph.D. 1952.

The chief instruments of papal crusading policy, and crusade to the Holy Land from the final loss of Jerusalem to the fall of Acre, 1244–91. Sister Maureen P. Purcell. Oxford B.Litt. 1968.

The Crusades of St. Louis. May B. Thomason. Birmingham M.A. 1913.

Influence of the Crusades on the contemporary religious life in Scotland. T. Low. Glasgow Ph.D. 1932.

England and the Crusades during the 13th century. W.F. Mumford. Manchester M.A. 1924.

The Arsenian controversy in Byzantium, 1265–1320. J.S. Roussos. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

Urban and rural conditions in the Byzantine empire from the end of the 13th to the middle of the 14th century. C.P. Kyrris. London M.A. 1961.

The Hesychast controversy, with special reference to the 'Byzantina Historia' of Nicephorus Gregoras and the 'Historia' of John Cantacuzenus. Teresa A. Hart. London M.A. 1949.

Manuel II Palaeologos, emperor of Byzantium during the years 1373–1425, with special reference to his relations with the Ottoman Turks. Julian Chrysostomides. Oxford B.Litt. 1959.

The crusade of Nicopolis: a study based on eastern and western sources, and an examination of the battlefield and its approaches. A.S. Atiya. London Ph.D. 1933.

The contribution of the Byzantine despotate of Mystra to the Italian Renaissance, with special reference to Gemistos Plethon and his disciples. A.G. Keller. Oxford B.Litt. 1956.

Projects of crusade in the 15th century. G.W. Pym. Liverpool M.A. 1925.


The survival of the Romano–Austrians. A.F. Singer. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.

Diplomatic relations of Umayyad Spain with western Europe (A.H. 138–366/A.D. 755–976): an historical survey. A.A. El-Hajji. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.

The character of Visigothic legislation. P.D. King. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The origins of the duchy of Aquitaine (9th century - 1152) Mrs. Jane P. Martindale. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

La vicomté de Béarn: étude historique sur la vicomte de Béarn depuis le 10e siècle jusqu'à l'union avec la France en 1620. Barbara J. Daniel. Birmingham M.A. 1955.

A comparison of the local administration and law courts of the Carolingian empire with those of the West Saxon kings. Helen M. Cam. London M.A. 1909.

Some historical factors in the formation of the Ukrainian people. J. Jagodzinski. Liverpool M.A. 1942.

Russo-Bulgarian relations in the 10th century. A.D. Stokes. Cambridge Ph.D. 1959.

Reform and politics in lower Lotharingia in the first half of the 11th century. R.G. King. Manchester M.A. 1968.

Rituals of royal inauguration in early medieval Europe: from dux populi to athleta Christi. Mrs. Janet L. Nelson. Cambridge Ph.D. 1967.

The effect of the religious movement on the origin and early growth of the Milanese commune during the 11th century. S.M. Brown. Oxford B.Litt. 1929.

The antecedents of the political and ecclesiastical ideas of Arnold of Brescia, and his relation to the civic movement in Italy. W.E.F. Ward. Oxford B.Litt. 1923/4.

Medieval Orvieto: the political history of an Italian city state, 1157–1334. D.P. Waley. Cambridge Ph.D. 1950.

The Order of Santiago, 1170–1275. D.W. Lomax. Oxford D.Phil. 1961.

Local administration in France, 1180–1328. B. Schofield. Liverpool Ph.D. 1921.

Novgorod and the princes of Suzdal in the 12th and 13th centuries. Sally A. Miles. Birmingham M.A. 1969.

Politics and administration in the mainland provinces of the Sicilian kingdom from 1189 to 1198, with a calendar of the diplomas of the Emperor Henry VI concerning the Sicilian kingdom. Dione R. Clementi. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

The importance of the Channel Islands in British relations with the continent during the 13th and 14th centuries: a study in historical geography. D.T. Williams. Wales M.A. 1927.

A critical edition, with an historical introduction, of the archives of Cahors, 1203–70. Anita D. Edwards. Southampton M.A. 1965.

Augustinus Triumphus and the problem of authority in medieval society, 1250–1350. M.J. Wilks. Cambridge Ph.D. 1958.

The philosophy of law of St. Thomas Aquinas. F.H. Hunt. Cambridge Ph.D. 1941.

Contemporary influences on some aspects of St. Thomas Aquinas's use of sources in his political writings. F. Devereux. Liverpool M.A. 1967.

The last years of the Paduan commune, c.1256–1328. J.K. Hyde. Oxford D.Phil. 1960.

The commentaries on the Politics of Aristotle in the late 13th and early 14th centuries, with reference to the thought and political life of the time. C.J. Martin. Oxford D.Phil. 1949.

Marsilius of Padua and the papal claim to universal supremacy: a study in 14th-century political thought. A.C. MacLean. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1966.

The Defensor Pacis of Marsilio of Padua and John of Jandun: its relation to political theories developed in France during the reign of Philip IV. Marian J. Tooley. London M.A. 1921.

A critical edition of an unpublished work of Marsilius of Padua, composed by him late in life, now in manuscript form in an English library. C.K. Brampton. Oxford B.Litt. 1921.

Christian attitudes towards the Modijeras in the reign of Alfonso III of Arajon (1285–91). Elena R. Lourie. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The enforcement of the rights claimed by the kings of France in the duchy and county of Burgundy 1285–1363. Carola M. Martin. Oxford B.Litt. 1965.

Franco-Scottish relations from 1290 to 1390. R.W. Pilgrim. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

Some aspects of the political and administrative history of Gascony from 1303 to 1307. Esmé R. Pole Stuart. London Ph.D. 1927.

Dante's use of Apocalypse in Purgatorio 29–33. M.S. Molyneux. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Dante and the idea of Rome. C.T. Davis. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

A comparison of the 'Consultationes' of Marsiglio of Padua and William of Occam concerning the Tyrolese marriage of 1341–2. K.J.T. Thomson. Durham M.A. 1964.

The reign of Mohammad V, sultan of Granada. J.D. Marsden. Manchester M.A. 1967.

The negotiations between Edward III and Charles the Bad, king of Navarre, 1350–64. Dorothy M. Tebby. Leeds M.A. 1952.

Mantua under the Gonzagas in the 14th and 15th centuries. Elizabeth M.L. Waller. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

The commune of Lucca, 1369–1400, and the rise of the Guinigi Signoria. Christine E. Meek. Oxford D.Phil. 1966.

Giangaleazzo Visconti, duke of Milan, and the unity of Italy. D.M. Bueno de Mesquita. Cambridge Ph.D. 1938.

Filippo Maria Visconti, duke of Milan, and his condottieri (1412–47). R.E.G. Smith. Oxford B.Litt. 1954.

Pisa and Florence in the 15th century: an economic background to the Pisan War. M.E. Mallett. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The parlement of Paris under Charles VI and Charles VII. R. Windsor. Liverpool M.A. 1940.

The organisation of the armies under Charles VII and Louis IX, 1422–83. R.B.I. Benfield. Sheffield M.A. 1956.

The role of the kingdom of Naples in the 'Aragonese Empire', 1422–58. A.F.C. Ryder. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

Alain Chartier and the political condition of France in the year 1422. W.P. Ellis. Liverpool M.A. 1934.

Alain Chartier's 'Quadrilogue invectif'. Dorothy Kirk-land. Liverpool M.A. 1935.

Francesco Pizolpasso (c. 1380–1443). G.D. Jack. Oxford B.Litt. 1959.

A dissertation on Louis of Luxembourg, count of St. Pol (1418–75). Stella M. Badger. Sheffield M.A. 1951.

The government of the Palatinate, 1449–1508. H.J. Cohn. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The portrait of Cosimo de Medici, 'Pater Patriae', in contemporary Florentine humanist literature. Alison M. Dyson. London M.A. 1958.

The life and character of Lorenzo de' Medici, with special consideration of the conflicting views entertained by historians. B. Thomas. Wales M.A. 1921.

The Spanish monarchy, 1475–92: crisis of policy in the years leading up to the first Columbian expedition. S.H. Haliczer. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1969.

The fall of Novgorod the Great: an examination of its causes, both internal and external, and of the manner in which it came about. J.W.N. Holmes. Nottingham Ph.D. 1955.

'Remonstrances au roy pour la réformation du royaume', by Jean Juvenal des Ursins with introduction and notes. Dorothy Kirkland. Liverpool Ph.D. 1938.

England and France, including the Hundred Years War

The English in the south of France from the accession of Henry III to the death of the Black Prince. N.L. Frazer. London M.A. 1906.

Gaston de Béarn; a study in Anglo-Gascon relations (1229–90). Jean H. Ellis. Oxford D.Phil. 1952.

Gascon appeals to England (1259–1453). P.T.V.M. Chaplais. London Ph.D. 1950.

English embassies to France in the reign of Edward I: their personnel, powers, equipment and objects. Mary C.L. Salt. London M.A. 1927.

Calais under Edward III. Dorothy Greaves. Manchester M.A. 1912.

The colonisation of Calais, 1347–77. L.S. Thorn. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

The provisioning of Calais, 1347–65. S.J. Burley. Leeds M.A. 1952.

The establishment of the Calais staple (1365). Anne M. Oakley. Leeds M.A. 1959.

The relations between England and the duchy of Brittany, 1360–81. G.W. Jones. Leeds M.A. 1961.

John de Montfort, England and the duchy of Brittany, 1364–99. M.C.E. Jones. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The usages of war in the period of the Hundred Years War. M.H. Keen. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The part of Castile in the Hundred Years War. A. Christelow. Oxford B.Litt. 1934.

The careers of four 14th-century military commanders serving Edward III and Richard II in the Hundred Years War. G.A. Snead. Kent M.A. 1968.

A critical analysis of contemporary French description of the English in France in the time of the Black Prince. J.P. Perkins. Bristol M.A. 1965.

The position and powers of the king's lieutenants in France during the reign of Edward III. Mrs. Mavis Cunningham, née Walton. Leeds M.A. 1957.

The English administration of the county of Ponthieu, 1360–9. Sheila B. Challenger. Leeds Ph.D. 1953.

The war with France in 1377. A.F.O'D. Alexander. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1934.

The relations of England and France under Richard II. N.B. Lewis. Manchester M.A. 1922.

The Anglo-French peace negotiations, 1386–99. J.J.N. Palmer. London Ph.D. 1967.

A view of Anglo-French relations, 1389–99. J. Burr. Liverpool M.A. 1936.

War, government and politics in English Gascony, 1399–1453. M.G.A. Vale. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

Henry V as conqueror in France, and the Lancastrian experiment in Normandy. Ethel Wragg. Birmingham M.A. 1916.

The relations between the English government, the higher clergy and the papacy in Normandy, 1417–50. C.T. Allmand. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The English rule of Normandy, 1435–50. Elizabeth M. Burney. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

John, duke of Bedford as regent of France, 1422–55, his policy and administration in the North. Benedicta J.H. Rowe. Oxford B.Litt. 1927.

The English rule in France, 1422–35. Annie Hague. Liverpool M.A. 1921.

Jean V, duke of Brittany (1399–1442), in relation to England. G.A. Knowlson. Liverpool M.A. 1934.

The congress of Arras, 1435. Joycelyne G. Dickinson. Oxford D.Phil. 1951.

The connexion between England and France in the reign of Louis XI. T.J. Griffiths. Wales M.A. 1917.


A history of academical and legal dress in Europe from classical times to the end of the 18th century. W.N. Hargreaves-Mawdsley. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

Lyons as a market of ideas (from B.C. 43 to 1307 A.D.). M. Berryman. London M.A. 1910.

The medieval carpenter and worker in wood. G.J. Eltringham. Sheffield M.A. 1952.

The development of husbandry in Russia down to the Mongol invasion. R.E.F. Smith. London M.A. 1955.

The development of the 'manorial' system ('Grundherrschaft' and 'Gutsherrschaft') in north-eastern Germany until the end of the 16th century. F.L. Carsten. Oxford D.Phil. 1942.

The status of women in Spain during the Arab domination. Dorria M. Abdel Al. Cambridge M.Litt. 1955/6.

The influence of the medicine of the western caliphate on the medical system of Europe. D. Campbell. Oxford B.Litt. 1923.

The part played by the aristocracy in the later Carolingian empire, with special reference to Germany. Janet H. Matthews. Cambridge Ph.D. 1949.

A study of the Germanic personal names of Catalonia from 800 to 1000 A.D. K.W.J. Adams. London M.A. 1966.

Coinage in the Balkan peninsula, A.D. 1100–1350: a study of colonial monetary affairs. D.M. Metcalf. Cambridge Ph.D. 1959.

An examination of price fluctuations in certain articles in the 12th, 13th and early 14th centuries. D.L. Farmer. Oxford D.Phil. 1958.

The historical development of heraldic terms, with special reference to armes parlantes. H.E. Tomlinson. Manchester M.A. 1942.

Ocean navigation of the middle ages: northern waters. G.J. Marcus. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

England and the Teutonic Hanse. A. Weiner. Wales M.A. 1904.

The building of the Hanseatic League from its earliest days until 1370. Lilian M. Seckler. Birmingham M.A. 1929.

Anglo-Flemish trading relations in the later middle ages. Lilian M. Seckler. London Ph.D. 1932.

The Scottish nation of merchants in Bruges: a contribution to the history of medieval Scottish foreign trade. W.H. Finlayson. Glasgow Ph.D. 1951.

The commercial relations of Holland and Zeeland with England from the late 13th century to the close of the middle ages. Nelly J.M. Kerling. London Ph.D. 1952.

Anglo-Castilian trade in the later middle ages. Mrs. Wendy R. Childs. Cambridge Ph.D. 1970.

Commercial relations between England and Venice in the 13th and 14th centuries. G.F. Shaw. London M.A. 1909.

The wine trade with Gascony under Edward III. F. Sargeant. Manchester M.A. 1912.

The cult and pilgrimage of St. James of Compostela, Spain, and their effects on the life and thought of the people in the north-western corner of Spain. H.W. Howes. Wales M.A. 1938.

Studies in the medieval book trade from the late 12th century to the middle of the 14th century, with special reference to the copying of bibles. Mrs. Josephine E. Schnurman. Oxford B.Litt. 1960.

Landownership and rural conditions in the Padovano during the late middle ages. Lesley A. Steer. Oxford D.Phil. 1967.

The Malatesta of Rimini. P.J. Jones. Oxford D.Phil. 1950.

The evolution of defensive armour in England, France and Italy in the first half of the 14th century. J.G. Mann. Oxford B.Litt. 1922.

The development of the rabbinate in central Europe during the years 1348–1648. A. Tobias. London Ph.D. 1945.

Life and times of Rabbi Joseph Colon (Kolom), 1420–80. M.H. Rabinowicz. London Ph.D. 1948.

French pilgrims to Jerusalem in the 15th century. Lucie L.G. Polak. London M.A. 1954.

The pilgrim book of Jehan de Tournay (1488–9), being a critical edition of Valenciennes MS. 493. Lucie L.G. Polak. London Ph.D. 1958.

Economy and society in Castile in the 15th century. A.I.K. McKay. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1970.

Economic problems of Bohemia in the early 15th century and the Hussite attempts at their solution. K. Kornell. Wales M.A. 1970.

The Datin family and Liège in the first half of the 15th century. R.K. Blumenau. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

The trade of Southampton with the Mediterranean, 1428–1547. Alwyn A. Ruddock. London Ph.D. 1940.

The Gascon wine trade of Southampton during the reigns of Henry VI and Edward IV. Margaret K. James. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.

Monetary problems and policies in the Burgundian Netherlands, 1433–96. P. Spufford. Cambridge Ph.D. 1963.

Documents for the history of commercial relations between Egypt and Venice, 1442–1512. J.E. Wansbrough. London Ph.D. 1962.

The problem of Paolo Vitelli, condottiere in the service of Florence. Evelyn B. Darke. London M.A. 1909.



The history of Christian baptism. C.H. Murray. Oxford B.Litt. 1927.

The evolution of the Christian year. A.A. McArthur. Aberdeen Ph.D. 1952.

The development of the sanctuary and furnishing from early Christian times to the present day. D.M. Chappell. Sheffield M.A. 1963.

The religious element in anti-Semitism up to the time of Charlemagne in the West and Leo the Isaurian in the East. J.W. Parkes. Oxford D.Phil. 1934.

Studies in Clement of Alexandria. R.P. Casey. Cambridge Ph.D. 1924.

The unity of the church and the reunion of the churches: a study of the problem of church unity from the end of the 1st till the close of the 4th century. N. Zernov. Oxford D.Phil. 1931/2.

The idea of the unity of the church: a study of its development in the first three centuries. W.N. Jamison. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1948.

The status of women in the life of the church during the first three centuries. C.C. Ryrie. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1954.

The influence of Roman law on the history and doctrine of the ancient Christian Church. W. Phillips. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1930/1.

The reciprocal influence of Roman law and Christianity. J.W. Jones. London Ph.D. 1925.

The conception of the civitas christiana in the thought of the early church. E. Langstadt. Cambridge Ph.D. 1938.

The social and economic conditions of the members of the Collegia from Constantine to Theodosius II. Winifred Utley. London M.A. 1925.

Basil of Caesarea's contribution to the unity of the church from 340 to 380. J. Thomson. St. Andrews M.Th. 1968.

An analysis, with commentary, of St. Augustine of Hippo's treatises on marriage. G.G. Willis. Manchester M.A. 1939.

The social message of those homilies of St. John Chrysostom which were delivered in Constantinople, 398 A.D. to 404 A.D. I.M. Fouyas. Manchester Ph.D. 1963.

A re-assessment of Julian of Eclanum. E.S.P. Jones. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1965.

The office of comes sacrarum largitionum. J.P.C. Kent. London Ph.D. 1951.

Sidonius Apollinaris and his age. C.E. Stevens. Oxford B.Litt. 1930.

The church and the councils of the early 5th century. H. Spencer. Liverpool M.A. 1915.

Salvian of Marseilles. D.J. Cleland. Oxford B.Litt. 1969.

A study of Gregory of Tours and his times. Cynthia M. Begbie. London Ph.D. 1969.

Bishops and the secular power in the writings of Gregory of Tours. Stephanie Mullins. Oxford B.Litt. 1950.

A critical edition of the Prognosticum futuri saeculi of St. Julian of Toledo. J.N.Hillgarth. Cambridge Ph.D. 1957.

The conversion of the Slovenes. A.L. Kuhar. Cambridge Ph.D. 1949.

Liturgical reforms of Charlemagne. H.B. Porter. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

St. Clement of Ochrida. M. Kusseff. London Ph.D. 1954.

A history of Bogomilism in Bulgaria. D. Obolensky. Cambridge Ph.D. 1943.

A study of the 'Vita Sancti Andreae Sali'. J.T. Wortley. London Ph.D. 1969.

Neo-Manichaean heresy in Germany and the Low Countries during the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries (with a note on its infiltration into England during the 12th century). Margaret A.E. Nickson. London M.A. 1956.

The new eremetical movement in western Europe, 1000–1150. Mrs. Henrietta L.V. Leyser. Oxford B.Litt. 1967.

St. Vladimir of Kiev in the Russian medieval tradition. M. Fortounatto. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

Adalbero, bishop of Laon. R.T. Coolidge. Oxford B.Litt. 1965.

The archbishops of Rouen, 1037–1110. Anne Brinkworth. Bristol M.Litt. 1967.

The influence of economic factors in the Gregorian reform of the 11th century. D.B. Zema. Cambridge Ph.D. 1939.

Odo, bishop of Bayeux 1049–97. D.R. Bates. Exeter Ph.D. 1970.

Cardinal Humbert of Silva Candida. R.J. Mayne. Cambridge Ph.D. 1955.

The political ideas of Cardinal Humbert of Silva Candida (1050–61) with an edition of the 'Diversorum patrum sententiae'. J.T.I. Gilchrist. Leeds Ph.D. 1957.

The history of St. Anselm's theology of the redemption in the 12th and 13th centuries. B.P. McGuire. Oxford D.Phil. 1970.

The doctrine of poverty in its religious, social and political aspects as illustrated by some 12th- and 13th-century movements. J.L. Flajszer. London Ph.D. 1944.

'The mirror of fools': a study in church history chiefly of the 12th century. Rose Sidgwick. Birmingham M.A. 1908.

The constitutional position of the church in the Norman kingdom of Sicily, 1130–94, with special reference to the relations between papacy, monarchy, metropolitan and immediate sees. Joan M. Shaxby. Oxford B.Litt. 1933.

The Contra Petrobusianos of Peter the Venerable. J.V. Fearns. Liverpool Ph.D. 1964.

A critical edition of the letters of Arnulf of Lisieux. F. Barlow. Oxford D.Phil. 1937.

The letter collections attributed to Master Transmundus, papal notary and monk of Clairvaux in the late 12th century. Sheila J. Heathcote. Liverpool Ph.D. 1959.

The concept of 'Ecclesia' and its development from the mid 12th to the 14th centuries. G.H.W. Parker. Cambridge M.Litt. 1959.

The canonistic treatment of heresy and inquisition. Patricia K. Dodds. Cambridge M.Litt. 1955.

The nature and extent of the heresy of the Fraticelli. Decima L. Douie. Manchester Ph.D. 1930.

Aspects of the development of the doctrine of the absolute poverty of Christ and the apostles in the 13th and 14th centuries. M.D. Lambert. Oxford B.Litt. 1959.

The vicarage system in western Europe in the later middle ages, c. 1200–1500. R.A.R. Hartridge. London Ph.D. 1929.

The history of the Serbian Church from the foundation of its independence to the fall of the Serbian patriarchate in the 15th century. Y. Andritch. Oxford B.Litt. 1919.

Studies in the history and administration of the German Church from 1225 to 1275, with special reference to the province of Cologne. F.R. Lewis. Oxford D.Phil. 1936.

Chapters in the history of the Albigensian heresy. A. Warne. Leeds M.A. 1937.

A critical edition of the treatise on heresy ascribed to Pseudo-Reinerius, with an historical introduction. Margaret A.E. Nickson. London Ph.D. 1962.

St. Louis of Toulouse and the process of canonisation up to the 14th century. Margaret R. Toynbee. Manchester Ph.D. 1924.

The Council of Lyons, 1274. Ethel M. Woodall. Manchester M.A. 1917.

The life and writings of Nicholas de Clamanges: a study in the repercussions of the schism and conciliar movement. Margaret H. Bell. London M.A. 1948.

The theories of Cardinal Pierre d'Ailly concerning forms of government in church and state, with special reference to his interest in suggestions made by William of Occam. Agnes E. Roberts. London M.A. 1931.

A study of the works attributed to William of Pagula with special reference to the Oculus Sacerdotis and the Summa Summarum. L.E. Boyle. Oxford D.Phil. 1956.

The teaching of John Hus concerning the church. J.H.S. Burleigh. Oxford B.Litt. 1922.

The influence of John Hus on Europe to the time of the Reformation, with special reference to central and eastern Europe. J. Sedlo. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1943.

Gerson and Occam: a study in the origin and development of Gerson's ideas about the reform of religion and the church. Mrs. Zofia Rueger. London Ph.D. 1956.

The political and social doctrines of the Unity of the Czech Brethren in the 15th century. P. de B. Brock. Oxford D.Phil. 1954.

Thomas à Kempis and the mystical movement: their historical context and place in the later middle ages. C.G. Thorne. St. Andrews B.Phil. 1965.

Poland's case against the Teutonic Knights at the Council of Constance, 1414–18. Mrs. Rose U. Goble. Oxford B.Litt. 1958.

The work of the 'deputation of reform' during the early stages of the Council of Basel. R.L.H. Lloyd. Oxford B.Litt. 1936.

The Council of Ferrara-Florence, to the union of the Greek and Latin Churches, 6 July 1439. D.E.B. Lutyens. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

The life, works and ideas of Cardinal Margarit. R.B. Tate. Belfast M.A. 1950.


The patriarchate of Alexandria and the see of Rome: their relations as reflected in the life work of Athanasius. J. Douglas. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1955.

Innocent I: his life and letters. J. Macdonald. Oxford B.Litt. 1957.

The relations of Pope Gregory the Great with the churches in the Roman empire of the East. W.J. Boast. Birmingham M.A. 1931.

The political influence of Pope Gregory the Great in Italy. H.V.W. Lewis. Wales M.A. 1913.

Sweden and the papacy, 822–1248. C.J.A. Oppermann. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1931.

The holy see, the Roman nobility and the Ottonian emperors. B.F. Hamilton. London Ph.D. 1960.

Petrus-Petra-Ecclesia Lateranensis: a study in the symbolic aspects of papal authority in their bearing on the investiture contest. C.R. Ligota. Cambridge Ph.D. 1956.

The elements of Hildebrand's conception of the church. Dorothy Dymond. London M.A. 1915.

Pope Eugenius III. Elsie Tesh. Manchester M.A. 1919.

Pope and general council in the writings of medieval canonists. B. Tierney. Cambridge Ph.D. 1951.

Reform and reaction: the Spanish kingdoms and the papacy in the 13th century. P.A. Linehan. Cambridge Ph.D. 1969.

The Emperor Lewis IV and the curia from 1330 to 1347: canon law and international politics in the first half of the 14th century. H.S. Offler. Cambridge Ph.D. 1939.

The light thrown by the papal registers on papal provisions: and some ecclesiastical abuses during the pontificate of John XXII, 1316–34. Ann P. Deeley. Manchester M.A. 1927.

The government of the states of the church under Martin V. P.D. Partner. Oxford D.Phil. 1955.

Pope, council and secular powers, 1431–49: diplomacy and doctrine. A.J. Black. Cambridge Ph.D. 1966.


Monasticism and Religious Orders

The origin, ideal and early history of monachism. Edith H. Humphreys. Bristol M.A. 1925.

The rise and earliest development of Christian monasticism, with a study of its origin. J.R.M. Forbes. Edinburgh Ph.D. 1928.

The monastery of Vivarium and its historical importance. Mary Stanley. Oxford B.Litt. 1939.

The Celtic monastics on the continent. R.R. Lindsay. Glasgow Ph.D. 1927.

Monasticism in south Italy from the beginning of the 9th century to the foundation of Grottaferrata (1004). Joyce M. Whale. London M.A. 1958.

The Kievo-Pechersky monastery from its origins to the end of the 11th century. Muriel Heppell. London M.A. 1951.

The Paterikon of the Kievan Monastery of Caves as a source for monastic life in pre-Mongolian Russia. Muriel Heppell. London Ph.D. 1954.

The greater Norman monasteries during the first half of the 11th century. Jean Y. Shaw. Bristol M.A. 1952.

The Cluniac order under Abbot Hugh, 1049–1109. Noreen Hunt. London Ph.D. 1958.

The relations between Abelard and St. Bernard. A.V. Murray. Oxford B.Litt. 1930.

The Cistercian movement. Catherine Brien. Birmingham M.A. 1926.

Brother Elias and the government of the Franciscan order, 1217–39. Mrs. Rosalind B. Brooke, née Clark. Cambridge Ph.D. 1950.

Early Franciscan influence on liturgical services and popular devotional practices. Joan Walker. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1954.

The expansion and provincial organisation of the temple in the 'Corona de Aragon'. A.J. Forey. Oxford D.Phil. 1963.

The rise of the Franciscan Observants. H.H. Hill. Leeds M.A. 1922.

The convent of San Marco in Florence, 1436–94. Evelyn E. Curtis. London M.A. 1956.

The third order of Penitents. C.W. Hutton. Leeds M.A. 1917.

Juan Fernández de Heredia, Castellan of Amposta (1347–77), grand master of the Order of St. John at Rhodes (1377–96). A.T. Luttrell. Oxford D.Phil. 1959.

The Grand Masters of the Order of the Temple. M.C. Barber. Nottingham Ph.D. 1968.

The chapters general of the Knights Hospitaller in the late 14th and 15th centuries from the extant MS. material in the Royal Library at Valletta. Ann Williams. Oxford B.Litt. 1961.


Christianity and education in the first five centuries A.D. J.V. Patton. Oxford B.Litt. 1916.

Church architecture in the first four centuries of the Roman empire. G.U.S. Corbett. Cambridge Ph.D. 1953.

Studies in the early Christian 'tituli' of wall decoration in the Latin West. R.W. Gaston. London Ph.D. 1970.

The development of hierocratic ideas from Gratian to Hostiensis. J.A. Watt. Cambridge Ph.D. 1954.

The services of monks to art. R.E. Swartwout. Cambridge M.Litt. 1931/2.

The architecture of the Latin gospel books before A.D. 800. P.M. McGurk. London Ph.D. 1954.

Late Celtic and Anglo-Saxon influence on continental art of the Carolingian period. G.R. Reitlinger. Oxford B.Litt. 1923.

Relations, historical and literary, between Ireland and Scandinavia from the 9th century to the 13th. Jean I. Young. Cambridge Ph.D. 1929/30.

Norman illumination at Mont St. Michel in the 10th and 11th centuries. J.J.G. Alexander. Oxford D.Phil. 1964.

Illumination at St. Bertin at St. Omer under the abbacy of Odbert. Claire Kelleher. London Ph.D. 1968.

The plainsong music-drama of the medieval church. W.L. Smoldon. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1940.

Patriotism in Old French literature - 11th to the 15th century. J. Williams. London Ph.D. (Ext.) 1933.

Literary life in England and France between the years 1066 and 1400. J. Scotland. Cambridge M.Litt. 1928/9.

Layman and cleric: an aspect of the literacy of the laity in the middle ages, with special reference to medieval France. H.H. Mills. Cambridge Ph.D. 1953.

Study of the antecedents of the De Claris Jurisconsultis of Diplovatatius. H. Koeppler. Oxford D.Phil. 1936.

The impact of social change on ideology in the middle ages: the conflict between intellectuals and religious leaders, 1050–1150. J. Ameller Vacaflor. London Ph.D. 1966.

A catalogue of illuminated manuscripts of the Romanesque period from Rheims, 1050–1130. Mrs. M. Marie Montpetit, nee Farquhar. London Ph.D. 1968.

Peter Abelard's following and the influence of his theology in the early scholastic period. D.E. Luscombe. Cambridge Ph.D. 1964.

The provision of books in the centrally-organised religious orders before 1400. K.W. Humphreys. Oxford B.Litt. 1949.

External influences on west European art in the 12th century, with special reference to Spain and the neighbouring countries. Mrs. Emmy F. Wellesz. Oxford B.Litt. 1948.

Ornamental motifs on tombstones from medieval Bosnia and surrounding regions. Marian B. Wenzel. London Ph.D. 1966.

An edition of Egerton MS. 3511: a 12th-century missal of S. Peter's in Benevento. Elizabeth Peirce. London Ph.D. 1964.

The methods of the medieval translators of Greek philosophical works into Latin. L. Minio-Paluello. Oxford D.Phil. 1947.

The life and works of Honorius Augustodunensis, with special reference to chronology and sources. Valerie I.J. Flint. Oxford D.Phil. 1969.

The illuminations of Petrus de Ebulo: 'De balneis Puteolanis'. C.M. Kauffmann. London Ph.D. 1957.

A study in student life in a medieval university, with particular reference to Oxford and Paris. Hilda Moyns. Oxford B.Litt. 1931.

The study of rhetoric in the first half of the 12th century, with special reference to the cathedral schools of northern France. Mary C.G. Dickey. Oxford B.Litt. 1953.

Oxford and Paris University manuscripts of the 13th century. Mrs. Sonia Patterson. Oxford B.Litt. 1970.

The iconography of local saints in Tuscan painting from the 13th to the end of the 15th century. G. Kaftal. Oxford D.Phil. 1946.

Studies in Tuscan sources for the history of art, c. 1300–1550. P.J. Murray. London Ph.D. 1956.

A study of the 'De formatione corporis humani in utero' of Giles of Rome. M.A. Hewson. London M.Phil. 1967.

Soldiers' songs of the 13th and 14th centuries. G.E. Morris. Sheffield M.A. 1947.

Ethical problems as discussed by Masters of Arts and theologians in the 13th-century universities. Mrs. Jean H. Dunbabin. Oxford D.Phil. 1965.

The Dominican organisation of studies in the middle ages. Mary C. Rixon. Manchester M.A. 1930.

The influence of popes' and cardinals' patronage on the introduction of the Gothic style into Rome and the surrounding area, 1254–1305. J.R. Gardner. London Ph.D. 1969.

The Cyrurgia Magna of Brunus Longoburgensis: a critical edition. Mrs. Susan P. Hall. Oxford D.Phil. 1957.

The illustrations to the Haggadah (B.M. Add. MS. 27210) and its relation to other Jewish and to Christian biblical cycles. B. Narkiss. London Ph.D. 1963.

The later history of the Franciscans in the universities of Paris and Oxford. Janet Dykes. Leeds M.A. 1916.

Education in the 14th and 15th centuries with special reference to the development of the universities of northern Europe. G.R. Potter. Cambridge Ph.D. 1926/7.

Domenico di Bandino of Arezzo and his De viris claris. Ann T. Hankey. London Ph.D. 1955.

The letters of Nicholas Poillevillain de Clémanges, 1363(4)–1437. F.J. Moorhead. Liverpool M.A. 1936.

Studies in the life, scholarship and educational achievement of Guarino da Verona (1374–1460). I. Thomson. St. Andrews Ph.D. 1969.

Vespasiano da Bisticci, historian and bookseller. Albinia C. de la Mare. London Ph.D. 1966.

Pius II as a patron of art, with special reference to the history of the Vatican. Mrs. Ruth K. Rubinstein. London Ph.D. 1957.

The Colchester graduale of 1462: a study in north Italian book illumination in the second half of the 15th century. Marina A.R. Betts. London M.A. 1959.