Category: Medieval Studies

Chrétien’s Equal

Chrétien’s Equal

Nigel Bryant provides an introduction to his newly published book Chrétien’s Equal: Raoul de Houdenc from the Arthurian Studies series. You can find more books from Nigel Bryant on his… READ MORE

The Templar Estates in Lincolnshire, 1185-1565

The Templar Estates in Lincolnshire, 1185-1565

Dr J. Michael Jefferson explains how his new survey of major Templar landholdings offers fresh insights into key questions about their history.                 The Knights Templar were an order of… READ MORE

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