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Name Professor William Doyle
Job title Senior Research Fellow in Historical Studies (History)
Emeritus Professor of History
Department Department of History (Historical Studies) University of Bristol
Department of History (Historical Studies) University of Bristol
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Email address
Out-of-hours contact details home01225 314 341
Qualifications M.A., D.Phil.(Oxon.), D.Univ.(Bordeaux), F.R.Hist.S., F.B.A.
Professional details
Keywords France
French history
European history
old regime
Areas of expertise I have written extensively on French and European history from the seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Special areas include nobles, the sale of offices, religion and the Enlightenment.
Languages (other than English)
French spoken    written
Media experience Consultant to various television programmes on revolutionary and pre-revolutionary France. Appeared in programmes on Marie-Antoinette and the OU Introduction to History programmes. Have spoken on the radio on themes in the same area. Regular lecturer at sixth-form conferences.