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Dr Colin Veach

Senior Lecturer in Medieval History

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Histories Languages and Cultures

Summary

Dr Colin Veach has always been fascinated by medieval history, particularly the social and political articulation of power in Britain and Ireland. He joined the University of Hull in 2012, having previously taught in the Department of History at Trinity College Dublin from 2005 to 2012. Dr Veach was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 2013, and remains an Honorary Research Associate at Trinity College Dublin's Medieval History Research Centre. He has contributed to a number of external research networks, and is a member of the peer review college for the Irish Research Council (IRC).

Undergraduate

Undergraduate - Exploring the Past (Year 1) - The Medieval World (Year 1) - Thinking About the Past (Year 2) - Ruling England, 1066-1217 (Year 2) - Edward I and the Origins of English Imperialism (Year 3) - King John and the Reinvention of England, 1190-1216 (Year 3 Special Subject) Postgraduate - Practising Medieval and Modern History - Power, Authority and Freedom in History

Book

Lordship in four realms: the Lacy family, 1166-1241

Veach, C. (2014). Lordship in four realms: the Lacy family, 1166-1241. Manchester University Press

Journal Article

A question of timing: Walter de Lacy's seisin of Meath 1189–94

Veach, C. T. (2009). A question of timing: Walter de Lacy's seisin of Meath 1189–94. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. Section C, Archaeology, linguistics, and literature, 109(-1), 165-194. doi:10.3318/priac.2009.109.165

Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland

Veach, C. (2018). Henry II and the ideological foundations of Angevin rule in Ireland. Irish Historical Studies, 42(161), 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1017/ihs.2018.6

King and magnate in medieval Ireland : Walter de Lacy, King Richard and King John

Veach, C. King and magnate in medieval Ireland : Walter de Lacy, King Richard and King John. Irish Historical Studies, 37(146), (179-202). ISSN 0021-1214

King John and royal control in Ireland: Why William de Briouze had to be destroyed

Veach, C. (2014). King John and royal control in Ireland: Why William de Briouze had to be destroyed. English Historical Review, 129(540), 1051-1078. doi:10.1093/ehr/ceu221

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Veach welcomes applications for postgraduate research into the politics and society of Britain and Ireland in the High Middle Ages, as well as the themes of medieval aristocracy, kingship, frontiers, and identities. Current PhD supervisions Matthew Raven, The Earls of Edward III, 1330-1360