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Ryan Lavelle, BA (Hons) MA PhD FRHistS SFHEA, is Professor of Early Medieval History at the University of Winchester. He specialises in Anglo-Saxon and early medieval military and political history, and is the author of a range of books and articles relating to the Middle Ages. 

He is author of Places of Contested Power: Conflict and Rebellion in England and France, 830-1150, published by Boydell in July 2020. He is also historical advisor for the television drama series The Last Kingdom.


Places of Contested Power Conflict and Rebellion

Ryan talks about his latest book for the Boydell & Brewer YouTube channel.
14 July 2020 

Viral History The Early Medieval World

'Ryan is interviewed for Viral History. Why early medieval history? What made Anglo-Saxon society tick?
18 May 2017 


Ryan is a member of the following societies and organizations:

University of Winchester
Royal Historical Society (fellow)
Wessex Centre for History and Archaeology
Haskins Society

site updated 1 August 2020