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language educator

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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, walking.

Connections

Married Ian Whaley; children: Robin Magnus, Matthew Aidan.

father:
Eileen Edwards Whaley

spouse:
Ian Whaley

child:
Robin Magnus Whaley

child:
Matthew Aidan Whaley