Holt, Sir James Clarke (1922–)
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A medieval historian, Holt's work on the Magna Carta was the first to place it in its legal and historical context.
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- James Clarke
- University of Cambridge
- Significant posts:
- Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge
- Maitland, Frederic William
- Howard, A. E. Dick
Turner, Ralph V.
- Medieval history
- J. C. Holt, Magna Carta (Cambridge, 1965)
J. C. Holt, The Northerners: a Study in the Reign of King John (1981)