Richard Abels

Richard Abels FRHistS (born 1951) is professor emeritus of history at the United States Naval Academy.[1] Abels is a specialist in the military and political institutions of Anglo-Saxon England.[2] He was Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (elected 1990).[3]

Selected publicationsEdit

  • Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England. London: Longman, 1998.
  • Æthelred the Unready: The Failed King. Penguin Monarchs Series, Penguin U.K., 2018.
  • Lordship and Military Obligation in Anglo-Saxon England. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California, 1988.
  • The Normans and their Adversaries: Essays in Memory of C. Warren Hollister. Co-edited with Bernard Bachrach. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2001.


  1. ^ "Chivalry is a Medical Ethos that has evolved over time". Retrieved August 11, 2017.
  2. ^ Prof. Richard Abels. United States Naval Academy. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Richard Abels". Retrieved August 11, 2017.

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