Historian; University professor, college dean. Born– November 20, 1932, Louisville, Miss. Parents–James Tildon and Lillian Lee Haggard Eaves.  Married–Dorothy Ann Green, June 19, 1959. Children–one. Education– Mississippi State University, B.S., 1953; M.A.; Peabody College, M.A., 1957; University of Alabama, M.A.,  Ph,D., 1970. Taught at Dana Jr. High School in San Diego, 1956-1957; professor and Dean of Men at Clarke College, 1958-1962; professor at Birmingham-Southern College, 1962-1963; Auburn University, 1966-1982; Mississippi College, 1982-98. Member of the American and Southern Historical Associations, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Renaissance Society of America, and Southeastern Renaissance Conference. Associate of the Danforth Foundation.  Died April 10, 2016.


Directory of American Scholars, 1982; obituary


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Henry VIII and James V’s Regency, 1524-1528. Latham, Md; University Press of America, 1987.