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Ralph Houlbrooke





Date of Birth:  4 February 1944   
Worcester College, Oxford (Open Scholarship)  (1962-5)
Research for D. Phil. at Worcester College   (1965-7)
then at New College (Stone-Platt Studentship)   (1967-9) 
B.A., Oxford (Modern History, First Class)  (1965)
D.Phil., Oxford  (1970) 
Current Position  
Professor Emeritus, University of Reading         (2006) 
Previous Positions (all at University of Reading)  
Research Fellow       (1969-71)
Lecturer in History         (1971-87)
Reader in History   (1987-99)
Professor of Early Modern History (1999-2006)
British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship    (1993-4) 
Other responsibilities &c  
Member of the Royal Historical Society  (1978 -)
Joint Honorary General Editor, Norfolk Record Society    (1986-96)
Founder member of the editorial board of journal Mortality   (1995-2002)

Chairman of Berkshire Record Society                                                                

(1998- )
Member of committee of Southern History Society   (2000- )