Susan Brigden, FRHistS, FBA (born 26 June 1951) is a historian and academic specialising in the English Renaissance and Reformation. She is Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Lincoln College.
In 1980, she was elected a Fellow in history at Lincoln College, Oxford. This makes her the first female fellow of that college. In 1984, she became a university lecture in the Faculty of History, University of Oxford. She is currently Reader in Early Modern History. At Lincoln College, in addition to her duties as Fellow and tutor, she is the College's Tutor for Women.
She won the Wolfson History Prize in 2013 for her book Thomas Wyatt: The Heart's Forest. In 2014 she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA). She is also an elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS).
- London and the Reformation (1989)
- New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors 1485-1603 (2000)
- Thomas Wyatt: the Heart's Forest (2012)
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