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Jonathan Riley-Smith

AKA Jonathan Simon Christopher Riley-Smith

Born: 27-Jun-1938

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

Wife: Louise Field (portrait painter, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Hippolyta Paulusma
Daughter: Tamsin Riley-Smith
Son: Tobias Riley-Smith

    High School: Eton College
    University: BA, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1960)
    University: PhD, Trinity College, Cambridge University (1964)
    Lecturer: University of St. Andrews (1964-72)
    Fellow: Queens' College, Cambridge University (1972-78)
    Lecturer: History, Cambridge University (1972-78)
    Professor: History, Royal Holloway University of London (1978-94)
    Professor: Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Cambridge University (1994-2005)
    Fellow: Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (1994-2005)

    Royal Historical Society

Author of books:
The Knights of St. John in Jerusalem and Cyprus, 1050-1310 (1967, history)
The Feudal Nobility and the Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1174-1277 (1973, history)
What Were the Crusades? (1977, history)
The Crusades: Idea and Reality, 1095-1274 (1981, history)
The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading (1986, history)
The Crusades: A Short History (1987, history)
The First Crusaders, 1095-1131 (1997, history)
Hospitallers: The History of the Order of St. John (1999, history)
The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam (2008, history)

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