Dr David Woodman

Contact Information

Department of ASNC, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP
Email: daw45@cam.ac.uk

Academic Interests

Research Interests

  • Anglo-Saxon and twelfth-century history (in particular the study of charters and the Worcester Chronicon ex chronicis).
  • Dr Woodman supervises MPhil topics in various aspects of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman historiography and diplomatic.


  • Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman history (Papers 2 and 7 and 3); palaeography; diplomatic.

Selected Publications

  • Charters of Northern Houses (Oxford, 2012).
  • 'The forging of the Anglo-Saxon past in fourteenth-century Beverley', English Manuscripts before 1400, ed. A.S.G. Edwards and O. Da Rold, English Manuscript Studies: 1100-1700, vol. xvii (London, 2012), pp. 26-42.
  • ''Æthelstan A' and the rhetoric of rule', forthcoming in Anglo-Saxon England xlii.