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Professor Henry Maria Robert Egmont Mayr-Harting was Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Oxford and Lay Canon of Christ Church, Oxford from 1997 until 2003.

On 6 April 1936 Henry Maria Robert Egmont Mayr-Harting was born in Prague to a Viennese couple, Herbert Mayr-Harting and Anna Mayr-Harting, ne Mnzer, who had a distinguished career as a bacteriologist in Bristol, England.

Mayr-Harting was educated at Douai School and Merton College, Oxford (BA 1957, MA 1961, DPhil 1961). He was Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Liverpool 1960-68. He then returned to Oxford to become Fellow and Tutor in Medieval History at St Peter's College from 1968 until 1997, when he was appointed Fellow Emeritus. From 1976 until 1997 he was also Lecturer in Medieval History at Merton College. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art for the academic year 1987-88 and in 1993 he was named University Reader in Medieval History. In 1997 he became the first Catholic and the first layperson to be appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the University of Oxford and consequently he became the first Lay Canon of Christ Church Cathedral. He retired from these positions in 2003.

Mayr-Harting was elected Visiting Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge in 1983 and Brown Foundation Fellow at The University of the South in 1992. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in the same year and he is a Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. In 2003 he took part in the Spring Lecture Series, Barbarian Europe: The Creation of a Civilization, at the Institute for Medieval Studies, University of New Mexico.

In 1968 Mayr-Harting married Caroline Mary Humphries. Together they have a son, Felix (born 1969), and a daughter, Ursula (born 1972). Mayr-Harting's daughter, now called Ursula Weekes, is an art historian and has written several books, including Techniques of Drawing (exh. cat., Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1996), Early Netherlandish Engraving circa 1440-1540 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1997), Techniques of Drawing: from the 15th to the 19th Centuries (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1999), and Early Engravers and their Public: the Master of the Berlin Passion and Manuscripts from Convents in the Rhine-Maas Region (London: Harvey Miller, 2004).

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Total Books: 15
Religion and Society in the Medieval West 6001200
2010 - Religion and Society in the Medieval West 6001200 [Variorum Collected Studies Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780754668985
ISBN-10: 0754668983
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality
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Religion Politics and Society in England 1066-1272
2009 - Religion Politics and Society in England 1066-1272 [Religion, Politics and Society in Britain] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780582414136
ISBN-10: 058241413X
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Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany The View from Cologne
2008 - Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany the VIew From Cologne (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780199210718
ISBN-10: 0199210713
Genre: History
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Perceptions of Angels in History
1998 - Perceptions of Angels in History [Inaugural Lectures Oxford] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780199513864
ISBN-10: 0199513864
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Ottonian Book Illumination An Historical Study Part II Books
1992 - Ottonian Book Illumination an Historical Study Part II Books [Pt. 2] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780905203904
ISBN-10: 0905203909
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England
1991 - The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-saxon England (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780271008066
ISBN-10: 0271008067
Genre: History
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The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England
1991 - The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-saxon England (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780271007694
ISBN-10: 0271007699
Genres: History, Christian Books & Bibles
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Ottonian Book Illumination An Historical Study Part I Themes
1991 - Ottonian Book Illumination an Historical Study Part I Themes [Pt. 1] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780905203898
ISBN-10: 0905203895
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England
1991 - The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-saxon England (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780713465891
ISBN-10: 0713465891
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The coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England
The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-saxon England [Fabric of British history] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780713413601
ISBN-10: 0713413603
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StWilfred
Stwilfred (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780851836614
ISBN-10: 0851836615
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Venerable Bede the Rule of StBenedict and Social Class
Venerable Bede the Rule of Stbenedict and Social Class [Jarrow Lecture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780903495035
ISBN-10: 0903495031
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