Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies: Seminars 2018

25 October, 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124

Norman Housley (University of Leicester) ‘An English proposal for a crusade against the Irish, c. 1329-31’.


22 November Stenton Lecture

 Nicholas Vincent (University of East Anglia) ‘The Letters of England’s Kings and Queens 1154-1215: A Vast New Resource?’

G11 Lecture Theatre, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, 18:30

and accompanying Stenton Symposium:

‘English Royal Charters 1066-1215: Discoveries, Gaps and Opportunities’ (various speakers).

Palmer Building, Room 102: 13:00-17:00


29 November, 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124

Thomas Smith (Royal Holloway, University of London) ‘The Letters of the First Crusade and Monastic Scribal Culture’.


13 December 4.30 pm in Edith Morley 124

Janet Burton (University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter) ‘Monastic Wales: new approaches’.

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