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Dr James Anthony Chetwood

Lecturer in Medieval History

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • Department of History

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Sussex)
  • MA (University of Sussex)
  • MA (University of Sheffield)
  • PhD (University of Sheffield)
  • PGCert (University of Sussex)

Summary

James completed a PhD at the University of Sheffield in 2017 where he also gained an MA in Medieval History in 2012. He previously completed a BA in History (2004) and an MA in Applied Linguistics (2005) at the University of Sussex.

Before coming to Hull he taught in the University of Sheffield History Department and the University of Nottingham School of English.

James is a historian and linguist whose research focuses on language and social history of the medieval period from 700 to 1300, with a particular focus on personal names and naming patterns.

Undergraduate

James teaches on the following modules:

- The Medieval World (Level 4)

- King John and the Reinvention of England (Level 6)

- Practising Medieval and Early Modern History (Level 7)

- Power Authority and Freedom in History (Level 7)

Journal Article

Re-evaluating English personal naming on the eve of the Conquest: Re-evaluating English personal naming

Chetwood, J. (2018). Re-evaluating English personal naming on the eve of the Conquest: Re-evaluating English personal naming. Early Medieval Europe, 26(4), 518-547. https://doi.org/10.1111/emed.12298

Other

A Noble Stone Gathers No Moss

Anthony Chetwood, J. (2015). A Noble Stone Gathers No Moss

Research interests

- Medieval History

- Social History

- Personal Names

- Onomastics

- Linguistics

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2016