Andrew Jennings

Andrew Jennings, MA MSc PhD FrHist


  • United Kingdom

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    United Kingdom

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Research expertise

Scottish History in the Early Historic Period, including the Gaels, Picts and Norse

Onomastics, particularly the Gaelic and Norse placenames of Scotland

The History of Shetland through the ages.

The Folklore of Shetland

Island Studies

Teaching expertise

Viking Scotland

Early Medieval Scotland

History of Shetland

Scottish Folklore

Island Studies

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, University of Stirling

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jan 1994

Master of Arts, The University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 1 Jan 1986


  • D111 Medieval History
  • Vikings
  • Shetland
  • Scotland
  • Hebrides
  • Gaels
  • Picts
  • DL Northern Europe. Scandinavia
  • Vikings
  • Norway
  • Norgesveldet
  • GR Folklore
  • Shetland
  • Gygr
  • Magic
  • GT Manners and customs
  • Shetland
  • Belief
  • P Philology. Linguistics
  • Onomastics
  • GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
  • Island Studies


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