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Elton, G. R. (Geoffrey Rudolph)

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Personal name headingElton, G. R. (Geoffrey Rudolph)
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Variant(s)Elton, Geoffrey Rudolph
Ehrenberg, Gottfried Rudolf Otto
See alsoEmployer: Rydal School (Colwyn Bay, Wales)
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Employer: Clare College (University of Cambridge)
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Associated placeColwyn Bay (Wales)
Birth date1921-08-17
Death date1994-12-04
Place of birthTübingen (Germany)
Place of deathCambridge (England)
Field of activityGreat Britain--History--Tudors, 1485-1603
AffiliationRydal School (Colwyn Bay, Wales)
Great Britain. Army
University of London
University College, London
Clare College (University of Cambridge)
Profession or occupationAuthors Historians College teachers
Found inHis The Tudor revolution in government, 1953.
The Tudor constitution, 1982: t.p. (G. R. Elton)
Politics and society in Reformation Europe, 1987: CIP t.p. (Sir Geoffrey Elton) pref. (son of Victor Ehrenberg, Geoffrey Rudolph Elton was born in Tübingen in 1921; family emigrated to England in 1939)
His The practice of history, 2002: CIP t.p. (G.R. Elton) galley info (was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge Univ. (1983-1988); was founding editor of the Blackwell History of the Modern British Isles; was President of the Royal Historical Society (1972-1976) and honorary Vice-President from 1976 until his death in 1994)
England under the Tudors, 2019: ECIP t.p. (G.R. Elton)
Wikipedia, March 14, 2022 (Sir Geoffrey Rudolph Elton; born Gottfried Rudolf Otto Ehrenberg, August 17, 1921 in Tübingen, Germany, died December 4, 1994 in Cambridge, England; German-born British political and constitutional historian, specializing in the Tudor period; taught at Clare College, Cambridge, and was the Regius Professor of Modern History there; his family fled to Britain in 1939; educated at Rydal School, and also worked as a teacher there; too courses via correspondence at the University of London; enlisted in the British Army in 1943; during World War II he anglicized his name to Geoffrey Rudolph Elton; studied modern history at University College London)
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