Student, St. Teresa College, Ireland, 1934-1938.
Benedictine monk, Fort Augustus Abbey, Scotland, 1938-1940;
Benedictine monk, Fort Augustus Abbey, Quarr Abbey, Isle of Wight, England, 1940-1965;
lecturer, art history librarian, Duke U., 1967-1971;
fellow, Medieval Academy American, since 1977;
executive director, Medieval Academy American, 1971-1981;
vice president, Mediaeval Academy American, 1988-1990;
president, Mediaeval Academy American, 1990-1991;
also editor Speculum (academic publication), Mediaeval Academy American, 1971-1981. James Ford special lecturer University of Oxford, 1980. Member board scholars Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, 1973-1975.
Member Institute Advanced Study Princeton, 1976-1977. Visiting fellow All Souls College, Oxford, 1980-1981.
Son of Fernand and Jessie (Ledger) M. M. Ann Freeman, February 4, 1967. 1 daughter, Jenny Louisa.