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Robin E Glasscock MA PhD

Robin E Glasscock MA PhD

University Lecturer (retired end September 2001) and Fellow of St John's College

Historical geographer whose research interests lie in medieval Britain and Ireland, especially in rural settlement, taxation and the distribution of wealth, agriculture and the economy.

Biography

Career:

  • 1960-1975: Department of Geography, Queen's University Belfast
  • 1975-2001: Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
  • 1977 - present: St John's College, Cambridge

Qualifications

  • BA London
  • PhD London
  • Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Fellow of St. John's College

Research

Research interests lie in medieval Britain and Ireland, especially rural settlement, taxation and the distribution of wealth, agriculture and the economy.

Publications

Selected publications:

  • Glasscock, R.E. (Ed.), Historic landscapes of Britain from the air, C.U.P., 1992, 256 pp.
  • Glasscock, R.E., 'Land and people, c.1300' being chapter VIII (pp.205-39) of A New History of Ireland. II. Medieval Ireland 1169-1534, ed. Art Cosgrove. Oxford, 1987
  • Glasscock, R.E. co-edited with B.K. Roberts, Villages, fields and frontiers: studies in European rural settlement in the medieval and early modern periods, British Archaeological Reports (Oxford): International Series, no.185, (1983) xvii + 433pp.
  • Glasscock, R.E. with H.C. Darby, J. Sheail and G.R. Versey, 'The changing geographical distribution of wealth in England: 1086-1334-1525', Jnl. Historical Geography, 5 (1979), 247-62
  • Glasscock, R.E., The Lay Subsidy of 1334 (Records of Social and Economic History, New Series II), The British Academy, (1975), pp. xxxvii + 516
  • Glasscock, R.E., 'England circa 1334', being chapter 4 of A New Historical Geography of England, ed. H.C. Darby, (1973), 136-85
  • Glasscock, R.E., 'Rural settlement in Ireland' being chapters 11 and 12 in Deserted Medieval Villages: studies, eds. M.W. Beresford and J.G. Hurst, London (1971), 279-301
  • Glasscock, R.E., 'Moated sites and deserted boroughs and villages; two neglected aspects of Anglo-Norman settlement in Ireland' being chapter 10 of Irish Geographical Studies, 162-77
  • Glasscock, R.E. co-edited with N. Stephens, Irish Geographical Studies in honour of E. Estyn Evans, Belfast (1970), pp. xv + 402
  • Glasscock, R.E. co-edited with J.C. Beckett, Belfast: the origin and growth of an industrial city, B.B.C., London (1967), pp. ix + 204