Dr George Molyneaux
MA, DPhil, FRHistS
Fifty-Pound Fellow since 2014
Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, London
My research interests concern medieval Europe, particularly the history of late Anglo-Saxon England.
- Barrister, Blackstone Chambers, London (from 2016)
- Pupil, Blackstone Chambers, London (from 2015 to 2016)
- Fifty-Pound Fellow, All Souls College (from 2014)
- Student, Bar Professional Training Course, City University (from 2014 to 2015)
- Student, Graduate Diploma in Law, City University (from 2013 to 2014)
- Examination Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford (from 2006 to 2013)
- Domus Graduate Scholar, Merton College, Oxford (2006)
- Undergraduate, Christ Church, Oxford (from 2003 to 2006)
- Early medieval Europe, especially late Anglo-Saxon England
- 'Angli and Saxones in Æthelweard’s Chronicle', Early Medieval Europe, 25 (2017), pages 208-23.
- 'The Origins of the English Kingdom', History Today, 66.2 (February 2016), pages 41-7.
- 'The Exceptional English?', OUP Blog (10 January 2016).
- The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).
- 'Did the English Really Think they were God's Elect in the Anglo-Saxon Period?', Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 65 (2014), pages 721-37.
- 'Original England', Times Literary Supplement, 5780 (10 January 2014), page 25.
- 'The Ordinance concerning the Dunsaete and the Anglo-Welsh Frontier in the Late Tenth and Eleventh Centuries', Anglo-Saxon England, 40 (2012), pages 249-72.
- 'Why were Some Tenth-Century English Kings Presented as Rulers of Britain?', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th series, 21 (2011), pages 59-91.
- 'The Old English Bede: English Ideology or Christian Instruction?', English Historical Review, 124 (2009), pages 1289-1323.
Other professional memberships and roles
- Fellow, Royal Historical Society (from 2015)
Research awards and grants
- Scarman Scholarship (for highest mark in City University Bar Professional Training Course) (2015).
- Inner Temple Princess Royal Scholarship (Bar Professional Training Course) (from 2014 to 2015).
- 3 Verulam Buildings Prize (for highest mark in City University Graduate Diploma in Law) (2014).
- Inner Temple Princess Royal Scholarship (Graduate Diploma in Law) (from 2013 to 2014).
- Royal Historical Society Alexander Prize (for best published article by a current or recent graduate student at a UK university) (2010).
- Gibbs Prize (for highest mark in Oxford Modern History finals) (2006).
- H.W.C. Davis Prize (for highest mark in Oxford Modern History preliminary examination) (2004).