Robert Bartlett, CBE, FBA, FRSE is an English historian and medievalist. Wardlaw Professor of Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews.
After attending Battersea Grammar School in Streatham (1962 to 1969), he studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge, St John's College, Oxford and Princeton University as a Jane Eliza Procter Visiting Fellow
In 2010, he wrote and presented The Normans on the BBC, a documentary series about their wide-ranging impact on Britain, countries of the Mediterranean and as far afield as the Holy Land. In 2014, he presented the BBC documentary series The Plantagenets, about the eponymous royal dynasty.