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Elizabeth Monroe (historian)

Elizabeth Monroe CMG (16 January 1905 - 10 March 1986) was an English historian of the Middle East.[1][2]

Monroe was appointed Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George in the 1973 New Year Honours for "services to Middle East studies".[3]


  • (with A. H. M. Jones) A History of Abyssinia, 1935
  • The Mediterranean in Politics, 1938
  • Britain's Moment in the Middle East, 1914-1956, 1963
  • Philby of Arabia, 1973


  1. ^ 'Miss Elizabeth Monroe: Historian of the Middle East', The Times, 11 March 1986
  2. ^ E. C. Hodgkin. "Elizabeth Monroe". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/47271.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  3. ^ United Kingdom list: "No. 45860". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1972. p. 3.