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Royal Historical Society

Index Royal Historical Society

The Royal Historical Society (abbr. RHistS; founded 1868) is a learned society of the United Kingdom which advances scholarly studies of history. [1]

54 relations: Academic conference, Adolphus William Ward, British Library, Camden Society, Charles Harding Firth, Charles Oman, Colin Jones (historian), David Knowles (scholar), F. M. Powicke, Fellow, Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson, Frank Stenton, Gentlemen's club, Geoffrey Elton, George Grote, George Walter Prothero, Gerald Aylmer, Goronwy Edwards, Government of the United Kingdom, Henry Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, Historian, Historical Association, Historiography of the United Kingdom, History, Hugh Hale Bellot, J. C. Holt, Janet Nelson, John Habakkuk, John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, John William Fortescue, Learned society, Lecture, London, M. E. Grant Duff, Margot Finn, Martin Daunton, Monographic series, National archives, P. J. Marshall, Peter Mandler, Post-nominal letters, R. W. Southern, Rees Davies, Richard Lodge, Robert William Seton-Watson, Robin Humphreys, Royal charter, Senate House, London, Theodore Plucknett, Thomas Frederick Tout, ..., United Kingdom, University College London, William Cunningham (economist), William Hunt (priest). Expand index (4 more) »

Academic conference

An academic conference or symposium is a conference for researchers (not necessarily academics) to present and discuss their work.

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Adolphus William Ward

Sir Adolphus William Ward, FBA (2 December 1837 in Hampstead, London19 June 1924) was an English historian and man of letters.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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Camden Society

The Camden Society was a text publication society founded in London in 1838 to publish early historical and literary materials, both unpublished manuscripts and new editions of rare printed books.

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Charles Harding Firth

Sir Charles Harding Firth, FBA (16 March 1857 – 19 February 1936) was a British historian.

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Charles Oman

Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman, KBE, FBA (12 January 1860 – 23 June 1946) was a British military historian.

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Colin Jones (historian)

Colin David Hugh Jones (born December 12 1947) CBE is a British historian of France and professor of history at Queen Mary University of London.

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David Knowles (scholar)

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F. M. Powicke

Sir Frederick Maurice Powicke (16 June 1879 – 19 May 1963) was an English medieval historian.

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Fellow

A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.

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Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson

Francis Michael Longstreth Thompson (13 August 1925 – 23 August 2017) was an English economic and social historian.

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Frank Stenton

Sir Frank Merry Stenton (17 May 1880 – 15 September 1967) was a 20th-century historian of Anglo-Saxon England, and president of the Royal Historical Society (1937–1945).

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Gentlemen's club

A gentlemen's club, or formerly traditional gentlemen's club, is a members-only private club originally set up by and for British upper-class men in the 18th century, and popularised by English upper middle-class men and women in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

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Geoffrey Elton

Sir Geoffrey Rudolph Elton (born Gottfried Rudolf Otto Ehrenberg; 17 August 1921 – 4 December 1994) was a German-born British political and constitutional historian, specialising in the Tudor period.

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George Grote

George Grote (17 November 1794 – 18 June 1871) was an English political radical and classical historian.

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George Walter Prothero

Sir George Walter Prothero, KBE, FBA (14 October 1848 – 10 July 1922) was an English historian, writer, and academic, and served as the president of the Royal Historical Society from 1901 to 1905.

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Gerald Aylmer

Gerald Edward Aylmer, FBA (30 April 1926, Greete, Shropshire – 17 December 2000, Oxford) was an English historian of 17th century England.

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Goronwy Edwards

Sir (John) Goronwy Edwards FBA (1891 – 20 June 1976) was a Welsh historian.

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Government of the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Henry Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare

Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, (16 April 181525 February 1895) was a British Liberal Party politician, who served in government most notably as Home Secretary (1868–1873) and as Lord President of the Council.

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Historian

A historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it.

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Historical Association

The Historical Association is a membership organisation founded in 1906 and based in London, England.

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Historiography of the United Kingdom

The Historiography of the United Kingdom includes the historical and archival research and writing on the history of the United Kingdom, Great Britain, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

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History

History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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Hugh Hale Bellot

Hugh Hale Leigh Bellot FRHS (26 January 1890 – 18 February 1969) was an English historian; he was Professor of American History and Vice-Chancellor of the University of London from 1951 to 1953.

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J. C. Holt

Sir James Clarke ("Jim") Holt, FBA (26 April 1922 – 9 April 2014) was an English medieval historian, known particularly for his work on Magna Carta.

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Janet Nelson

Dame Janet Laughland Nelson, DBE, FBA (born 28 March 1942) is a British historian.

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John Habakkuk

Sir Hrothgar John Habakkuk (13 May 1915 – 3 November 2002) was a British economic historian.

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), known by his courtesy title Lord John Russell before 1861, was a leading Whig and Liberal politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on two occasions during the early Victorian era.

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John William Fortescue

The Honourable Sir John William Fortescue, KCVO (28 December 1859 – 22 October 1933) was a British military historian.

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Learned society

A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.

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Lecture

A lecture (from the French 'lecture', meaning 'reading') is an oral presentation intended to present information or teach people about a particular subject, for example by a university or college teacher.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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M. E. Grant Duff

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff (21 February 1829 – 12 January 1906), known as M. E. Grant Duff before 1887 and as Sir Mountstuart Grant Duff thereafter, was a Scottish politician, administrator and author.

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Margot Finn

Margot Finn is a British professor of modern British history at the University College, London.

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Martin Daunton

Martin James Daunton (born 14 February 1949) is a British academic and historian.

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Monographic series

Monographic series (alternatively, monographs in series) are scholarly and scientific books released in successive volumes, each of which is structured like a separate book or scholarly monograph.

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National archives

National archives are the archives of a country.

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P. J. Marshall

Peter James Marshall CBE, FBA (born 1933 in Calcutta) is a British historian known for his work on the British empire, particularly the activities of British East India Company servants in 18th-century Bengal, and also the history of British involvement in North America during the same period.

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Peter Mandler

Peter Mandler, FBA (born 1958) is a British historian and academic specialising in 19th and 20th century British history, particularly cultural history and the history of the social sciences.

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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R. W. Southern

Sir Richard William Southern, FBA (8 February 1912 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne – 6 February 2001 in Oxford), who published under the name R. W. Southern, was a noted English medieval historian, based at the University of Oxford.

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Rees Davies

Sir Robert Rees Davies CBE (6 August 1938 – 16 May 2005), was a Welsh historian.

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Richard Lodge

Sir Richard Lodge (20 June 1855 – 2 June 1936) was a British historian.

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Robert William Seton-Watson

Robert William Seton-Watson, FBA, FRHistS (London, 20 August 1879 – Skye, 25 July 1951), commonly referred to as R.W. Seton-Watson and also known by the pseudonym Scotus Viator, was a British political activist and historian who played an active role in encouraging the breakup of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the emergence of Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia during and after World War I. He was the father of two eminent historians, Hugh, who specialised in nineteenth-century Russian history, and Christopher, who worked on nineteenth-century Italy.

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Robin Humphreys

Robert Arthur (Robin) Humphreys OBE (6 June 1907 – 2 May 1999) was an historian, the first professor of Latin American studies in the United Kingdom and the founder of the Institute of Latin American Studies at University College London.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Senate House, London

Senate House is the administrative centre of the University of London, situated in the heart of Bloomsbury, London, between the SOAS, University of London to the north, and the British Museum to the south.

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Theodore Plucknett

Theodore Frank Thomas Plucknett (2 January 1897 – 14 February 1965) was a British legal historian who was the first ever chair of legal history at the London School of Economics.

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Thomas Frederick Tout

Thomas Frederick Tout, (28 September 1855 – 23 October 1929) was a 19th- and 20th-century British historian of the medieval period.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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William Cunningham (economist)

William Cunningham, FBA (29 December 1849 in Edinburgh, Scotland – 10 June 1919 in Cambridge) was a British economist and churchman.

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William Hunt (priest)

William Hunt (1842 – 1931) was an English clergyman and historian.

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FRHistS, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, Historical Society (Great Britain), MRHistS, Royal History Society, The Royal Historical Society, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Historical_Society

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