Peter Anthony Stokes

Peter Stokes is Senior Lecturer at King's College London, where he is Principle Investigator of DigiPal, 'Digital Resource for Palaeography' ( funded by the European Research Council. After Honours degrees in Classics and English Literature and in Computer Engineering, both from the University of Melbourne (Australia), Peter Stokes completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge on English Vernacular minuscule, for which he identified, catalogued, and analysed all known scribal hands datable ca 990-ca 1035. He was then Research Associate from 2005 to 2007 on the LangScape project of Anglo-Saxon boundary-clauses at the Centre for Computing in Humanities at King’s College London, then Leverhulme Early-Career Fellow in Palaeography from 2007 to 2009 at the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic at Cambridge, before moving to King's. He has published or forthcoming articles on palaeography, Anglo-Saxon charters, image-processing, name-studies, and lexicography. He has also worked part-time at the British Library, is Associate Editor of Digital Medievalist, and has lectured in palaeography and codicology, medieval history, digital publishing and Latin at Cambridge, Leicester and the Institute of English Studies in London.

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