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Medieval Section Lectures 2018 - 2019

  • Posted On: 9 October 2018

Unless otherwise shown, all lectures are held on Saturday afternoons starting at 2.00 pm in the Swarthmore Centre, 2-7 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD

13 October 2018           

“Reinterpreting Britain’s bloodiest battle - Towton”  Chris Berendt will describe the lead up to the battle, the narrative (traditional and alternative views), the mass grave found under Towton Hall and the immediate aftermath of the battle.

10 November 2018

“The medieval clothier: making and marketing cloth in Yorkshire” John S. Lee

8thDecember 2018

“England’s earliest woman writer: a nun of Whitby”  Andrew Breeze

12thJanuary 2019

“The Newport ship” Toby Jones

9thFebruary 2019

“Animal iconography on misericords”  Paul Hardwick

9thMarch 2019

“Syon House archaeology, library, the Herbal and medical practice”  John Adams and Stuart Forbes

13thApril 2019 (Provisional)

“Sheffield Castle: excavations and archival records”  J Moreland

11thMay 2019 (Provisional)

Visit to Borthwick Institute, University of York


Categories: Medieval