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.
Tomorrow - at Swarthmore, 2 pm - a talk about the fifteenth-century Newport Ship. All welcome.
More details on the Medieval Section's new Facebook page - here is the link.
Friday 11 January 2019
Still time to book - see here - for the launch on Friday of the interactive online Yorkshire Historical Dictionary. YAHS is proud to be a co-sponsor - we will publish the hard copy in our Record Series.
Everyone's welcome - we hope as...
Tuesday 08 January 2019
It's the last day of 2018 and the perfect time to thank everyone involved in planning and delivering the Yorkshire Dales Celebration. In particular, a huge thank you to Dr David Johnson who co-ordinated it all - it...
Monday 31 December 2018
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