Dr Adrian Jobson is a San Francisco-based English historian who specialises in the Middle Ages. After initially studying at Royal Holloway College, University of London, he pursued his postgraduate research at King's College London and obtained his PhD in 2006. From 1995 to 2010, he was Senior Medieval Records Specialist at The National Archives on the United Kingdom and was the nominated custodian of the Domesday Book.
A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is the author of several academic books and articles. He has also lectured regularly on the history of medieval England, as well as advising on various TV and radio programmes including House Detectives and Breaking the Seal.