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Stanford E. Lehmberg

Ph.D. Cambridge University, 1956

Stanford Lehmberg received his B.A. and M.A from the University of Kansas in 1953 and 1954, respectively; and his Ph.D. from Cambridge University He was awarded the Doctor of Letters degree by Cambridge in 1990. From 1956 to 1969 he taught British history at the University of Texas (Austin); he joined the Department in 1969.

He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1954-56, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1965-66, grants from the British Academy and the Folger Shakespeare Library in 1974, and a second Guggenheim in 1985-86.

He has written seven books: CATHEDRAL UNDER SIEGE: CATHEDRALS IN ENGLISH SOCIETY, 1600-1700 (forthcoming in 1996); THE PEOPLES OF THE BRITISH ISLES, FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO 1688 (1991); THE REFORMATION OF CATHEDRALS: CATHEDRALS IN ENGLISH SOCIETY, 1485-1603 (Princeton University Press, 1988); THE LATER PARLIAMENTS OF HENRY VIII, 1536-1547 (1977); THE REFORMATION PARLIAMENT, 1529-1536 (1970); SIR WALTER MILDMAY AND TUDOR GOVERNMENT (1964); and SIR THOMAS ELYOT, TUDOR HUMANIST (1960). His modernized edition of Elyot's BOOK NAMED THE GOVERNOR was published by Everyman's Library in 1962.

His articles include "Writings of English Cathedral Clergy (1600-1700), Anglican Theological Review (1993); "Henry VIII and the Cathedrals", HUNTINGTON LIBRARY QUARTERLY (1986); "The Reformation of Choirs: Cathedral Musical Establishments in Tudor England", in TUDOR RULE AND REVOLUTION: ESSAYS FOR G.R. ELTON FROM HIS AMERICAN FRIENDS (1982); "Parliamentary Attainder in the Reign of Henry VIII," HISTORICAL JOURNAL (1975); "Early Tudor Parliamentary Procedure: Provisos in the Legislation of the Reformation Parliament,: E.H.R. (1966); and "Archbishop Grindal and the Prophesyings" HISTORICAL MAGAZINE OF THE PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH (1965). Other articles appeared in STUDIES IN THE RENAISSANCE, THE HISTORIAN, and ARCHIV FUR REFORMATIONSGESCHICHTE.

He has published more than one hundred book reviews and has served on the editorial board of THE HISTORIAN and THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY JOURNAL. He is a former president of the Midwest Conference on British Studies and a former member of the Council of the American Historical Association. He is primarily interested in the history of England during the Tudor and Stuart periods.

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