Blair Worden

A place in the Pantheon?

Blair Worden argues that Hugh Trevor-Roper was a greater historian than reviewers of his recent biography have allowed

Hugh Trevor-Roper might have been a great historian, taking his place in the Pantheon alongside the great historians of the past, from Xenophon to Macaulay. But the mark of a great historian is that he writes great books, on the subject that he has made his own. By this exacting standard [Trevor-Roper] failed.

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