Book exploring the medieval Anglo-Scottish border shortlisted for prestigious prize

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A new book by a University of Aberdeen historian has been shortlisted for an esteemed award.

Dr Jackson Armstrong's first monograph, England’s Northern Frontier: Conflict and Local Society in the Fifteenth-century Scottish Marches is in the running for the Royal Historical Society’s 2021 Whitfield Prize.

The prize offers an annual award of £1,000 for a work on British or Irish history that is the author’s first sole book publication. The winner from the 2021 shortlist of six titles will be announced in July.



Period18 May 2021

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