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 books Dissolving Royal Marriages: A Documentary History, 860-1600 and Papacy, Monarchy and Marriage, 860-1600 have 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|