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James Campbell, FBA (26 January 1935 – 31 May 2016)[1][2] was a British historian with a particular interest in the Medieval period and Anglo-Saxon studies.[3] Campbell was born in Cheltenham and was a fellow at Worcester College, University of Oxford,[4] where he served as the University's Senior Proctor for 1973-74.[2] He was the editor of The Anglo-Saxons (1982), a collection of essays on Anglo-Saxon England, for which he wrote the section on the period from AD 350 to 660.[5] He was elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in 1984.[6]


  1. ^ CAMPBELL, James. A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc; online edn. November 2015, Oxford University Press. 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Professor James Campbell passed away yesterday". Worcester College, Oxford. Archived from the original on 16 April 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Interview with James Campbell". Cambridge, England: University of Cambridge. Archived from the original on 2 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  4. ^ "James Campbell". Oxford, England: University of Oxford. Archived from the original on 2 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  5. ^ Gillingham, John (17 November 1983). "John Gillingham reviews 'The Anglo-Saxons' edited by James Campbell, 'Anglo-Saxon Art' by C.R. Dodwell, 'Anglo-Saxon Poetry' edited by S.A.J. Bradley, 'The Anglo-Saxon World' edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland and 'The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles' by Anne Savage". London Review of Books. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Directory of Fellows - C". The British Academy. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.