Dr Alexandra Buckle works on music in late medieval and early modern England. She is especially interested in music in royal and noble households, as well as the iconography and cultural context of religious institutions. Before becoming lecturer in music at St Anne’s College/ St Hilda’s College, Oxford, she was Junior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Music at Worcester College, Oxford, and a Lecturer at Bristol University and Oxford Brookes University. Alexandra completed her undergraduate degree at Royal Holloway, University of London, and her graduate work at Magdalen College, Oxford.
Alexandra has completed the Oxford Institute of Learning’s PG DipLATHE (Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has recently been the Music Consultant for English Heritage’s project on Henry II’s Great Tower at Dover Castle and is currently on the committee involved with the reburial of King Richard III. Alexandra enjoys speaking to the media about her work and has most recently featured on BBC News, ITN news, Channel 4, BBC Radio 3 (CD Review), BBC Radio 4 (PM) and BBC Radio 5 (Stephen Nolan programme) and many local radio stations.
Alexandra is married to James Davies and they have two young children, Rose and Oliver.