About the Author
Before his death in 2004, Patrick Wormald was a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford. He was previously a Fellow of All Souls, Oxford, a Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, and a Student of Christ Church, Oxford. He lectured widely in Europe, Scandinavia and North America and had an international reputation as an early-medieval scholar secured by many impressive and meticulously researched articles and by his most magisterial achievement, The Making of English Law.
Stephen Baxter was one of Patrick Wormald's students, and is a Lecturer in Medieval History at King's College, London.