Tom Johnson did his doctorate at Birkbeck, University of London, and held a research fellowship at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. In 2018-19, he was a Fellow at the Davis Center for Historical Studies at Princeton. His research explores the lives of ordinary people in England during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, focusing on their interactions with legal and political institutions, as well as theoretical approaches to the study of medieval law and society. He is the author of Law in Common: Legal Cultures in Late-Medieval England (Oxford University Press, 2020), and of various articles published in The Law & History Review, Past & Present, and The American Historical Review.
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