Martin BIDDLE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-06-04
Education Merchant Taylors', Pembroke Coll Cambridge (MA), Univ of Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications
Recreations travel, especially Hellenic, Middle East and S Asia, reading
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Martin Biddle, OBE, FBA
Career 2 Lt 4 RTR 1956, Ind Sqdn RTR Berlin 1956-57; asst inspr of ancient monuments Miny of Public Bldg and Works 1961-63, lectr in medieval archaeology Univ of Exeter 1963-67, visiting fell All Souls Coll Oxford 1967-68, dir Winchester Research Unit 1968-, dir Univ Museum and prof of anthropology and history of art Univ of Pennsylvania 1977-81, lectr of the house ChCh Oxford 1983-86, Astor sr research fell in medieval archaeology and tutor in archaeology Hertford Coll Oxford 1989-2002, prof of medieval archaeology Univ of Oxford 1997-2002, emeritus fell Hertford Coll Oxford 2002-, emeritus prof of medieval archaeology Univ of Oxford 2002-, Leverhulme Emeritus Fell 2005-06; author of numerous books and articles; excavations with: Sir Mortimer Wheeler St Albans and Stanwick 1949 and 1952, Dame Kathleen Kenyon Jericho 1957-58; fieldwork: Nonsuch Palace 1959-60, Winchester 1961-71, St Albans 1978, 1982-84, 1991, 1994-95, 2003 and 2006 (with Birthe Kjølbye-Biddle), Repton 1974-88 and 1993 (with Birthe Kjølbye-Biddle), Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem 1989-93 and 1998 (with Birthe Kjølbye-Biddle), Qasr Ibrim Nubia Egypt 1989-90, 1992, 1995, 2000 (with Birthe Kjølbye-Biddle); ptnr Biddle & Biddle archaeological conslts, clients incl: Canterbury Cathedral, St Albans Abbey and Cathedral Church, Eurotunnel, British Telecom, etc; chm: Rescue The Trust for Br Archaeology 1971-75, Winchester in Europe (Nat Referendum 1975); served Cons Pty Ctees in: Winchester 1973-77, Oxford 1982-97; cmmr Royal Cmmn on the Historical Monuments of England 1984-95; pres Soc for Medieval Archaeology 1995-98, vice-pres Soc of Antiquaries 2006-09 (sr vice-pres 2008-09); Hon Knight of the Hon Soc of Knights of the Round Table 1971; Freeman: City of London 1963, Worshipful Co of Merchant Taylors 1963; Univ of Pennsylvania: Hon MA 1977, Hon Phi Beta Kappa 1978; Hon DLitt King Alfred's Coll/Univ of Southampton 2003; hon fell Pembroke Coll Cambridge 2006, hon memb Br Numismatic Soc 2008; FSA 1964, FRHistS 1970, FBA 1985
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