Category: Medieval Studies

Ethnicity in Medieval Europe, 950-1250

Ethnicity in Medieval Europe, 950-1250

Claire Weeda is a cultural historian at Leiden University. In her new book, Dr Weeda investigates how racial stereotypes were created and used in the European Middle Ages. On 26… READ MORE

Holy Harlots

Holy Harlots

Holy harlots – sexual sinners-turned-saints such as Mary Magdalene or Mary of Egypt – were models for the John Wycliffe and the Wycliffites (proto-protestant dissenters c. 1380s-1420s) but came to… READ MORE

Meet the Boydell Team: Caroline Palmer

Meet the Boydell Team: Caroline Palmer

Our Meet the Boydell Team series continues! Caroline Palmer is well known to the medieval studies community – but as we see from her interview, there’s more to learn about… READ MORE

Nature: An English Literary Heritage

Nature: An English Literary Heritage

Marie Addyman gives us a snapshot of how her new book was generated from conversations with editors of the Heritage Matters series and how she found celebration and joy, as… READ MORE

Discourse in Old Norse Literature

Discourse in Old Norse Literature

With the publication of his new book Discourse in Old Norse Literature from our Studies in Old Norse Literature series, Eric Shane Bryan considers ‘the Viking problem’ and how his… READ MORE

The Futures of Medieval French

The Futures of Medieval French

The Futures of Medieval French: Essays in Honour of Sarah Kay contains essays on aspects of medieval French literature, celebrating the scholarship of Sarah Kay and her influence on the… READ MORE

Virtual Launch Advice

Virtual Launch Advice

Following the successful virtual launch of her book The Letters of Edward I Dr Kathleen Neal has kindly recorded for us how she set it up and how it went…. READ MORE