schoolmaster and historian
. He graduated in
), and was, till
Bedford Grammar School
; he d.
8 Nov. 1933
. He was not a
, but appears in this book in virtue of his chief work,
The Welsh Wars of Edward I
, extending to
, with an introduction on the previous struggles between the
. The book is concerned not only with the actual fighting but also with the recruiting, the financing, and the equipment of the armies; and it is based not only on chronicles but also on record-material. It is not altogether free from errors (see, e.g.
, xxxix and xlvi), but it is a most valuable book.
Emeritus Professor Robert Thomas Jenkins, C.B.E., D.Litt., Ll.D.,
F.S.A., (1881-1969), Bangor