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Colin Platt

AKA Colin Peter Sherard Platt

Born: 11-Nov-1934
Birthplace: Canton, China

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The English Medieval Town

Wife: (m. 1963, two sons, two daughters)

    University: BA, Balliol College, Oxford University (1958)
    University: PhD, University of Leeds (1966)
    Lecturer: Medieval Archaeology, University of Leeds (1962-64)
    Lecturer: Medieval Archaeology, University of Southampton (1964-79)
    Reader: University of Southampton (1979-83)
    Professor: History, University of Southampton (1983-)

    Royal Historical Society
    Society of Antiquaries
    Wolfson History Prize 1990 for The Architecture of Medieval Britain

Author of books:
The Monastic Grange in Medieval England: A Reassessment (1969, history)
Excavations in Medieval Southampton, 1953-1969 (1975, archaeology)
The English Medieval Town (1976, history)
Medieval England: A Social History and Archaeology from the Conquest to 1600 AD (1978, history)
The Atlas of Medieval Man (1979, history)
The Parish Churches of Medieval England (1981, history)
The Castle in Medieval England and Wales (1982, architecture)
Medieval Britain from the Air (1984, history)
The National Trust Guide to Late Medieval and Renaissance Britain: From the Black Death to the Civil War (1986, history)
The Architecture of Medieval Britain: A Social History (1990, architecture)
The Great Rebuildings of Tudor and Stuart England: Revolutions in Architectural Taste (1994, architecture)
King Death: The Black Death and Its Aftermath in Late Medieval England (1996, history)
Marks of Opulence: The Why, When and Where of Western Art, 1000-1900 AD (2004, art)

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