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Diana Cherry Whaley

Diana Cherry Whaley, British language educator. Recipient Titus Wilson award, 2007. Local organiser Christian Aid, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Background

  • Whaley, Diana Cherry was born on October 19, 1951 in York, England. Daughter of Eileen Edwards.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, Department English Language and Medieval Literature, Durham, 1973. BaccPhilIsl, Heimspekideild University Iceland, 1974. Doctor of Philisophy in English Faculty, Oxford, 1978.

    Career

    • Junior research fellow St. Hilda's College, Oxford, 1977—1978. Professor, early medieval studies Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, since 1978. President Viking Society Northern Research, London, 1996—1998, member council, 1983—2006, Society Name Studies in Britain and Ireland, since 1997, English Place Name Society, Nottingham, England, since 2002, Society Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne, since 2008.

    Works

    • Editor: The Poetry of Arnórr jarlaskáld, (translations) Sagas of Warrior Poets. Author: Heimskringla: An Introduction. Contributor poems to anthology.

    Membership

    Local organiser Christian Aid, Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Ian Whaley; children: Robin Magnus, Matthew Aidan.
    • father: Eileen Edwards Whaley
    • spouse: Ian Whaley
    • children: Robin Magnus Whaley
    • Matthew Aidan Whaley
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    Born October 19, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Department English Language and Medieval Literature
    • 1974
      Heimspekideild University Iceland
    • 1978
      Oxford
    • 1977 - 1978
      Junior research fellow, St. Hilda's College
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1978
      professor
      England, Arkansas, United States

    Award