Prompted by weddings being in the news, Alex Medcalf of the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project has been looking at models of marriage in centuries past. Some were rather informal, and presumably didn't have any official status. But what is marriage 'by clog and shoe'? Is it what used to be called 'over the brush'? Alex would like to know! See her blog for the full story.
Congratulations to David Asquith, elected YAHS president at yesterday's AGM. The president's email address has been changed to email@example.com.
Sunday 14 July 2019
YAHS is looking for a self-employed administrator to support our work, part-time, long term. Details via this link.
Saturday 22 June 2019
This new biographical register of 1,704 Franciscan friars, from the 13th century to the Reformation, is edited by Michael Robson and published by YAHS in conjunction with Boydell and Brewer. Further details are available here.
Sunday 16 June 2019
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