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Henry Royston Loyn 1922–2000

Nicholas Brooks

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2003 | ISBN: 9780197263020
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0015

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Henry Royston Loyn 1922–2000

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Henry Loyn conveyed his enthusiasm for early medieval history and English culture to generations of Cardiff and London students. He had a wonderful gift for friendship and for bringing out the best in people. His scholarship was devoted to transmitting understanding of English history, rather than to changing interpretations of it. It is as a teacher and a wonderful friend that he will be remembered. He left a positive mark on all the institutions he served.

Keywords: medieval history; English culture; English history; teacher; Cardiff; London

Chapter.  9599 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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