Vanessa King specialises in medieval history 1100-1500 with particular focus on the Norman Conquest. In this regard, she has published several articles on the estates of the bishopric of Worcester in the tenth and eleventh centuries. I am currently researching on the Domesday knights of the archbishop of Canterbury.
Vanessa King is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.
Vanessa King has taught for Birkbeck since 1999 and Goldsmiths since 2007. She teaches level 4 courses on all aspects of British and European history ranging from 450-1500. Apart from general chronologies, titles include: The Black Death, Medieval Travel, Minority Groups in the Middle Ages and Medieval Women.
At Goldsmiths, Vanessa King teaches on Age of Transition and the first half of Nations, Nationalism and National Identity for the Year 0 Integrated History programme.
Appearance on Great Lives on BBCRadio 4
Appearance on Making History BBCRadio 4