Professor David d'Avray
David d'Avray is a medievalist who has worked on medieval marriage, on preaching, on attitudes to kingship and death, and on rationalities. He is currently working on royal annulments and papal dispensations, instrumental ethics in the Middle Ages, and ‘longue durée’ structures of papal history, from the 4th century decretal legislation Congregatio Concilii after Trent. His new book Dissolving Royal Marriages: A Documentary History, 860-1600 has just been published.
Areas of Research Supervision: topics in medieval and counter-reformation religious, intellectual, social, and legal history.
Qualifications & memberships of professional bodies
|1977||DPhil||University of Oxford|
|1973||BA||University of Cambridge|
|Fellow of the British Academy|
|HIST7013 History of Ethics|
|HIST2900 Luther and Trent|
|HIST3206/9206 Popes, Caliphs and Sacred Law, 385-850|
|MDVLGH10 The Medieval Papacy|
|MDVLGH15 Magna Carta|
|MDVLG004/005 Medieval Manuscripts and Documents|
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