Student, Westminster School. Master of Arts, Brasenose College, Oxford University. Doctor of Philosophy, Courtauld Institute Art.
Lecturer English University d'Aix-Marseille, 1964-1965. Lecturer history of art Indiana University, 1967-1969. Assistant professor history of art Princeton University, 1969-1970.
Assistant kkper of the Armouries Her Majesty Tower of London, 1970-1978. Keeper Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University East Anglia, 1978-1982. Director Imperial War Museum, 1982-1995, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, 1995—2001.
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Author: Architectural Sculpture in Romanesque Provence, 1972, European Swords and Daggers in the Tower of London, 1974, Torture and Punishment, 1975, Heads and Horses, 1976, Arms and Armour in Britain, 1979. Editor: (with Arkansas Martindale) The Vanishing Past: studies presented to Christopher Hohler, War Memls. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Married 1st Anne Blackmore in 1964 (divorced), one son one daughter. Married 2nd Caroline Hill in 1976, two daughter.