Henry Strickland is an esteemed faculty member, known for teaching civil procedure and constitutional law courses among other topics. It’s particularly rewarding when his students engage with his lectures and generate lively dialogue about them.
Henry II was an influential medieval dynast who linked Becket’s coronation and Henry’s son’s coronation for strategic reasons beyond traditional notions of wanting control over the church.
Early Life and Education
Strickland initially worked as both a surveyor and theatrical scene painter. Additionally, he presented papers at the Geological Society regarding drift deposits found throughout Gloucestershire, Worcester and Warwickshire.
At age 20, Latrobe had made significant advances in his architectural career. While his early works may have been unremarkable, his later ones showed an increased degree of independence from Latrobe’s flat cardboard Gothic aesthetic.
His analysis of Henry IV’s career coincides with an increasing tendency in historiography towards analysing aristocratic tourneying culture as its own entity rather than as an attractive Romantic set piece. Unfortunately, this book may be overly lengthy for its intended purposes: its fourteen chapters cover just one year in Henry’s life while providing too much detail for such a limited topic as Henry’s life story.
Strickland graduated with honors from Presbyterian College, then was the top graduate in his law school class at Vanderbilt. Following law school he clerked for United States District Judge Virgil Pittman of Alabama’s Southern District before going into private practice for two years in Charlotte North Carolina law firms.
At Cumberland School of Law, he serves as an adjunct professor, teaching courses on alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, civil procedure and conflict of laws. Additionally, he regularly presents on constitutional law and remedies at bar association programs.
He is an active member of both Dunbar and Idle Wile social clubs in Dallas and an ongoing donor to Dickson Colored Orphanage. Additionally, he holds membership with the American Bar Association’s Equal Rights Committee where he formerly chaired it.
Achievement and Honors
Strickland participated in various volunteer efforts, such as donating time to Dunbar Social Club and Idle Wile Social Club in Dunbar and Idle Wile respectively. He also was an active member of Dallas NAACP and Texas Voter’s League.
He has taught classes on alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, civil procedure and conflict of laws during his legal career. His greatest satisfaction comes when students find his lectures enjoyable and provoke conversation – for instance it was rewarding that students who disliked his course on civil procedure were still interested after revised it!
School Library Journal reviewed his work, noting how adeptly Strickland imitates Bellairs’ style in The Specter From the Magician’s Museum. Furthermore, he has also written several children’s books.
Henry Strickland was an active member of Memorial Baptist Church where he served as deacon. Additionally, he worked as a truck driver for both RC Motors and Ryder PIE. Henry leaves behind his wife Angeline; children Paul Strickland, Dean Fletcher, Bonnie Moulton and Kim Kirsch; grandchildren; brothers; sisters.
Strickland completes his narrative with an up-to-date chapter on Henry II’s war against Richard I, which has attracted increasing historical consideration over time. Here he draws heavily upon Ralph of Diss’ chronicle as an authoritative source, drawing heavily from this author with solid contacts and reputation; all in all this book is well researched and will appeal to anyone with an interest in medieval history.
He is a professional pool player who has won multiple championships. Additionally, he is widely considered as one of the smartest and most dynamic nine-ball players ever seen in competitions.
Strickland boasts a net worth of $10 Million and is best known for his bold personality and passion for drama. With such a sizable following of fans adoring him, his popularity makes for a compelling figurehead.
He graduated from both Presbyterian College and Vanderbilt Law School and currently serves as Dean of Cumberland School of Law at Samford University where he has served on its faculty for more than 33 years. Additionally, he volunteers his services as counsel to several organizations such as YMCA/YWCA/Dickson Colored Orphans’ Home in Dallas Texas; financial interests also run deep with him having made many stock trades over recent years.