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Kate Norgate (1853–1935) was a British historian. She was one of the first women to achieve academic success in this sphere. She is best known for her history of England under the Angevin kings and for coining the name Angevin Empire to describe their domains.


  • Kate Norgate England Under The Angevin Kings, In Two Volumes- Originally Published: London (1887). At Questia
  • J.R. Green, M. A. Edited by Mrs. J.R. Green and Miss Kate Norgate. Green's "Short History," Illustrated; A Short History Of The English People. In four volumes. Vol. IV. New-York: Harper & Brothers. (1895).
  • Kate Norgate, The Alleged Condemnation of King John by the Court of France in 1202 Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, New Series, Vol. 14, (1900), pp. 53-67
  • Kate Norgate, John Lackland (1902) Macmillan
  • Kate Norgate, The Minority of Henry the Third (1912)
  • Kate Norgate, Richard the Lion Heart (1924).
  • Kate Norgate, Philip of France Wins the French Domains of the English Kings (1202-1204) Research paper(1912).


  • Gordon-Kelter, Janice; Jacobs, Ellen. "Norgate, Kate". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/35248.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)