Angela Evans is the ‘Grande Dame’ of research on the Sutton Hoo Ship, assembling the definitive report in 1975 (Chapter V in The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial). A member of the British Museum’s Sutton Hoo team, she took part in their excavations in 1965-1970 and in those of the Sutton Hoo Research Trust 1983-2005. She also assembled and edited the third volume of the British Museum’s report and published her own popular account (The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, British Museum1986).