Our Coronavirus Guidance

So that we can ensure that all Members of the Churchill College community stay healthy and safe, things will look a little different when you next come to College. But you can find everything you need to know on our new Coronavirus Guidance page  From the latest research from the University to what you should do if you have symptoms, and from the provision of College services to minimising the risk of transmission, you'll find all the answers to your questions here.

Dr Piers Brendon FRSL

Subject History
Fellow type Emeritus
Year started 1995


Piers Brendon is a former Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre and an emeritus Fellow of the College. He read history at Cambridge and took a PhD on the subject of “Hurrell Froude and the Oxford Movement”. This was published in 1974 and since then he has written over a dozen further books. Among them are biographies of Churchill and Eisenhower, general histories of the 1930s and of the British Empire, studies of organisations such as Thomas Cook and the Royal Automobile Club, and collections of essays about eminent Edwardians and (modern) Elizabethans. His latest book is a brief biography of Edward VIII in the Penguin Monarchs series. Brendon has written widely for the British and American press. He has done much work for television, in front of the camera and behind it, notably on such documentaries as The Churchills and The Windsors, which was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

College positions


Keeper of the Churchill Archives Centre


Teaching Fellow