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F.M.L. Thompson

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262788

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.001.0001

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Michael Roberts 1908–1996

Michael Roberts 1908–1996

(p.332) (p.333) Michael Roberts 1908–1996
Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Geoffrey Parker

British Academy

Michael Roberts, a distinguished historian of early modern Sweden, published a highly acclaimed two-volume history of Gustavus Adolphus (1953–8). He was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1960. Roberts turned to the study of British foreign policy in the Baltic and published British Diplomacy and Swedish Politics, 1758–1773 in 1980. He was Professor of History at Rhodes University College in Grahamstown, South Africa before taking the Chair of Modern History at the Queen's University, Belfast. Obituary by Geoffrey Parker FBA.

Keywords:   Michael Roberts, FBA, British Academy, Gustavus Adolphus, Sweden, British foreign policy, Geoffrey Parker FBA

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