Zachary Nugent Brooke

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Zachary Nugent Brooke
Born (1883-12-01)1 December 1883
Died 2 October 1946(1946-10-02) (aged 62)
Cambridge
Nationality British
Fields Medieval history
Institutions St John's College, Cambridge
Alma mater Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Zachary Nugent Brooke FBA (born 1 December 1883, died 7 October 1946) was a British medieval historian and author.

Life

Brooke was educated at Bradfield College in Berkshire and St John's College, Cambridge. In 1908, he was elected to a Drosier Fellowship at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge. He was appointed as the second Professor of Medieval History at Cambridge in 1944.[1] He was appointed as a Fellow of the British Academy in 1940.[2]

Brooke is buried at the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground, off Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, with his wife Rosa Grace Brooke (1888-1964).[1]

He was the father of Christopher N. L. Brooke, who is also a medieval historian and fellow of Gonville and Caius College.

Works

His published works include:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Biography at Find a Grave Accessed 24 July 2015
  2. British Academy Register entry Accessed 24 July 2015

External links

Academic offices
Preceded by
Charles William Previté-Orton
Professor of Medieval History, University of Cambridge
1944–1946
Succeeded by
David Knowles