Rees Davies

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Birthday
6, 1938
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
May 16, 2005 (66)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1938
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
May 16, 2005 (66)

About

Welsh historian who served as President of the Royal Historical Society and Chairman of the Ancient Monuments Board. His historical publications include Wales: the Age Of Conquest and Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages.

Before Fame

He studied at Merton College in Oxford before becoming Professor of History at the University College of Wales in 1975.

Trivia

His 1987 book, Conquest, Coexistence and Change: Wales 1063-1415, won the Wolfson Literary Award for History.

Family Life

He married Carys Lloyd Wynne in 1966. He and Wynne later became parents to a son and a daughter.

Associated With

He and Daniel Pipes were both influential historians.