Bernard Henry KNIGHT

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-05-03
Education St Illtyd's Coll Cardiff, Welsh Nat Sch of Med (MD BCh), DMJ (Path)
Books & Publications crime novels: The Lately Deceased (1963), The Thread of Evidence (1965), Russian Roulette (1968), Policeman's Progress (1969), Tiger at Bay (1970), Deg Y Dragwyddoldeb (1972), The Expert (1976); historical novels: Lion Rampant (1974), Madoc Prince of America (1977), The Sanctuary Seeker (1998), The Poisoned Chalice (1998), Crowner's Quest (1999), The Awful Secret (2000), The Tinner's Corpse (2001), The Grim Reaper (2002), Fear in the Forest (2003), Brennan (2003), The Witch Hunter (2004), Figure of Hate (2005), The Tainted Relic (2005), The Elixir of Death (2006), The Sword of Shame (2006), The Noble Outlaw (2007), The Manor of Death (2008), Crowner Royal (2009), A Plague of Heretics (2010), Where Death Delight (2010), The Sacred Stone (2010), According to the Evidence (2010), Grounds for Appeal (2011), Hill of Bones (2011), Dead in the Dog (2012), The First Murder (2012), Crowner's Crusade (2012), The False Virgin (2013); Autopsy: The Memoirs of Milton Helpern (biography, 1977); popular non-fiction: Murder Suicide or Accident (1971), Discovering the Human Body (1980); textbooks: Legal Aspects of Medicine (5 edn, 1992), Sudden Death In Infancy (1982), Coroner's Autopsy (1983), Lawyer's Guide to Forensic Medicine (1983, 2 edn 1998), Essentials of Forensic Medicine (with Polson and Gee, 1985), Forensic Medicine (1986), Forensic Pathology (1991, 3 edn 2004), Simpson's Forensic Medicine (11 edn, 1996), Estimation of Time Since Death (2 edn, 2002)
Recreations writing: crime and history novels, biography, radio and TV drama
Clubs
Style Prof Bernard Knight, CBE, GSM
Career Short Serv Cmmn Capt RAMC specialist in pathology Malaya 1956-59; called to the Bar Gray's Inn; lectr in forensic med Univ of London 1959-62, sr lectr Univ of Newcastle 1965-68, prof of forensic pathology Univ of Wales 1980-96 (sr lectr 1968-76, reader 1976-80, now emeritus prof), Home Office pathologist 1965-96, conslt pathologist Cardiff Royal Infirmary, dir Wales Inst of Forensic Med 1989-96, pathology ed Forensic Sci Int; memb GMC 1979-94, vice-pres Int Acad of Legal Med 1982-86, pres Forensic Sci Soc 1987-89, memb Cncl RCPath, memb Home Office Policy Advsy Bd on forensic pathology, pres Br Assoc of Forensic Med 1991-93 (former sec), hon memb Finnish, Hungarian and German Socs of Forensic Med; Hon DSc Univ of Glamorgan 1996, Hon LLD Univ of Wales 1998, Hon DM Univ of Turkh Finland, Hon PhD Univ of Tokyo, Hon PhD Univ of Coimbra Portugal; hon fell Metropol Univ Swansea, fell Faculty for Medicine Royal Coll of Physicians; Hon FRSM; MRCP, FRCPath
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