Medieval Marriage. Selected Proceedings of the 2013 Postgraduate Conference.


Selected proceedings of the postgraduate conference  MEDIEVAL MARRIAGE, held by the GCMS in March 2013, organised by GCMS  doctoral students Carys Gadsden and Charlotte Pickard. The selected proceedings are peer-reviewed by the editorial board of READING MEDIEVAL STUDIES, and edited by Charlotte Pickard.


Joanna Laynesmith, ‘Queens, Concubines and the Myth of Marriage More Danico: Royal Marriage Practice in tenth and eleventh-century England.’

GCMSJoanna Laynesmith

Danielle Park, ‘The Power of Crusaders’ Wives in Narrative and Diplomatic Sources, c.1096-1149’
GCMSDanielle Park

Charlotte Pickard, ‘Unequal Marriage in Medieval France: The Case of the Vermandois Heiresses’

GCMSCharlotte Pickard

Lynda Pidgeon, ‘Clandestine and Disparaged Marriage’ (on the unequal marriage of King Edward IV of England)

GCMSLynda Pidgeon

Carys Gadsden, ‘The Villainous Wife in the Middle Welsh Chwedleu Seith Doethon Rufein.’

GCMSCarys Gadsden

Rachel Ernst, ‘Catharism, Celibacy and Marriage: A New Manifestation of an Old Christian Tradition.’

GCMSRachel Ernst





2 thoughts on “Medieval Marriage. Selected Proceedings of the 2013 Postgraduate Conference.

  1. Thank you for putting this out – very helpful. Are there any notes from the introductory speaker on Reputation? I cant remember his name but it was interesting

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