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Prof Peter Edbury 

Professor Peter Edbury
Position:Emeritus Professor of Medieval History

Location:John Percival Building 0.48

Research Interests

  • History of the Crusades
  • History of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem
  • History of Cyprus under the Lusignan kings
  • Vernacular literature from the Latin East

Political, social and economic history of the eastern Mediterranean world in the central and later middle ages.


Research Projects

Translation of the Chronique d’Amadi (in collaboration with Nicholas Coureas) to be published later in 2015.

A new edition of the Old French Continuation of William of Tyre - an AHRC funded project.

The Third Crusade (1187-97)

Research Group

Cardiff Centre for the Crusades



To mark his retirement a Festschrift was published in his honour: Deeds done beyond the Sea: Essays on William of Tyre, Cyprus and the Military Orders presented to Peter Edbury, ed. S.B. Edgington and H.J. Nicholson (Ashgate,2014)