Dr Thomas Green

  • Honorary Research Fellow (School of Law)

Biography

Having studied history at the University of Lancaster, Thomas Green completed an MTh in historical theology and a PhD in ecclesiastical history at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh between 2004 and 2010. His PhD on the Court of the Commissaries of Edinburgh during the era of the Scottish Reformation was funded by The Stair Society, and was supervised by Professors Jane Dawson (Divinity) and John Cairns (Law). Between 2011 and 2014, Dr Green held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh, during which time he undertook research on the Commissary Courts and the Scottish Ecclesiastical Polity. Between 2014 and 2015, Dr Green was a research assistant in the Schools of History and Law at the University of Glasgow on the ‘Religion in Scots Law Project’ run by Professors Callum Brown (History) and Jane Mair (Law). Dr Green is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Law, University of Glasgow, and a research assistant at the School of Humanities, University of Dundee, on the Carnegie Collaborative Research Project ‘Agriculture and Teind Reform in Early Modern Scotland’ run by Dr Julian Goodare (Edinburgh) and Dr Alan MacDonald (Dundee).

Research interests

Dr Green’s research interests lie in the fields of Reformation studies, ecclesiastical history, Scottish legal history, and constitutional history, with a particular focus on the history of: marriage, benefice and procedural law; church courts and spiritual jurisdictions; the Scottish commissary courts; the interaction of law and religion; Canon law in Protestant Scotland; and the constitutional consequences of the Scottish Reformation. 

Publications

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2016

Green, T. (2016) The authority of the sources of early Scots consistorial law: reflections on law, authority and jurisdiction during the Scottish reformation. In: Godfrey, M. (ed.) Law and Authority in British Legal HistoryLaw and Authority in British Legal History. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 120-139. ISBN 9781107122277

Brown, C., Green, T. and Mair, J. (2016) Religion in Scots Law: Report of an Audit at the University of Glasgow. Project Report. Humanist Society Scotland, Edinburgh.

Brown, C., Green, T. and Mair, J. (2016) Religion in Scots Law: Report of an Audit at the University of Glasgow. Project Report. Humanist Society Scotland, Edinburgh.

2015

Green, T. M. (2015) Romano-canonical procedure in Reformation Scotland: the example of the court of the commissaries of Edinburgh. Journal of Legal History, 36(3), pp. 217-235. (doi:10.1080/01440365.2015.1088370)

2014

Green, T. (2014) The Consistorial Decisions of the Commissaries of Edinburgh, 1564 to 1576/7. Series: Stair, 61. The Stair Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781872517285

2009

Green, T. (2009) Scottish benefices and the Commissary Court of Edinburgh: the example of McGibbon v. Struthers. In: MacQueen, H. L. (ed.) Miscellany VI. Series: Stair (54). The Stair Society: Edinburgh, pp. 45-61. ISBN 9781872517216

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Number of items: 7.

Articles

Green, T. M. (2015) Romano-canonical procedure in Reformation Scotland: the example of the court of the commissaries of Edinburgh. Journal of Legal History, 36(3), pp. 217-235. (doi:10.1080/01440365.2015.1088370)

Books

Green, T. (2014) The Consistorial Decisions of the Commissaries of Edinburgh, 1564 to 1576/7. Series: Stair, 61. The Stair Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9781872517285

Book Sections

Green, T. (2016) The authority of the sources of early Scots consistorial law: reflections on law, authority and jurisdiction during the Scottish reformation. In: Godfrey, M. (ed.) Law and Authority in British Legal HistoryLaw and Authority in British Legal History. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 120-139. ISBN 9781107122277

Green, T. (2009) Scottish benefices and the Commissary Court of Edinburgh: the example of McGibbon v. Struthers. In: MacQueen, H. L. (ed.) Miscellany VI. Series: Stair (54). The Stair Society: Edinburgh, pp. 45-61. ISBN 9781872517216

Research Reports or Papers

Brown, C., Green, T. and Mair, J. (2016) Religion in Scots Law: Report of an Audit at the University of Glasgow. Project Report. Humanist Society Scotland, Edinburgh.

Brown, C., Green, T. and Mair, J. (2016) Religion in Scots Law: Report of an Audit at the University of Glasgow. Project Report. Humanist Society Scotland, Edinburgh.

Key Findings

Brown, C., Green, T. and Mair, J. Religion and Scots law: Key findings. [Key Findings]

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