Staff profiles

Dr Bill Aird

MA (Hons.) History (Edinburgh) PhD (Edinburgh), FRHS

Lecturer; Medieval History


Undergraduate teaching


  • Medieval Scottish History
  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 2A
  • Introduction to Medieval Europe 2B


  • The Normans in Eleventh-Century Europe
  • Discovering the individual: Medieval auto/biography, c.1050-1200
  • The Conquest Generation, 1087-1135: England and Henry 1
  • History Dissertation
  • History in Practice 
  • History in Theory



Basilica di San Nicola, Bari (Puglia).

Postgraduate teaching

Course organiser

  • Normandy and the Normans
  • Medieval Men and Masculinities

Contributor to the following courses

  • Sources of Medieval History
  • MSc. Dissertation