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Humanities educator

Simon Fraser Barton, British humanities educator. Fellow: Real Academia Matritense de Heráldica y Genealogía (correspondent), Royal History Society (life).

Background

Barton, Simon Fraser was born on May 6, 1962 in Great Kingshill, United Kingdom.

Education

Bachelor in history (with honors), University of Wales, 1980—1983. Master of Arts in medieval studies, University of York, 1983—1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University of York, 1986—1990.

Career

British academy postdoctoral research fellow University of Cambridge, 1990—1993. Reader in medieval spanish history University of Exeter, England, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) The Aristocracy in Twelfth-Century León and Castile, Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, 1997 (Premio del Rey prize, American History Association, 1998). Co-author (with Richard Fletcher): The World of El Cid: Chronicles of the Spanish Reconquest, 2000.

Membership

Fellow: Real Academia Matritense de Heráldica y Genealogía (correspondent), Royal History Society (life).