History seminars at the IHR

Late Medieval Seminar

Convenors: Clive Burgess (Royal Holloway, University of London), Linda Clark (History of Parliament Trust), Sean Cunningham (National Archives), Hannes Kleineke (History of Parliament Trust), James Ross (University of Winchester) 

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Hannes Kleineke: HKleinek@histparl.ac.uk

Venue: Wolfson Room II, Institute of Historical Research, Basement, unless otherwise stated 

Time: Friday, 5:30pm

Autumn Term 2014
DateSeminar details
10 October Drugs for the Duchess: the Medicines of Katherine Neville, duchess of Norfolk

Hannes Kleineke (History of Parliament)


17 October English artillery and Expeditions in the Fifteenth Century

Dan Spencer (Southampton)


24 October East Coast Ports and the Iceland Trade, 1483-85 (1489): Protection and Compensation. (With special attention to the role of Bishop's Lynn)

Anne Sutton (Mercers’ Company)

Please note:  this session takes place in G21A, South Block, ground floor


31 October The Goat and the Boar: The Authorship and Purpose of the 'Long Continuation' of the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut Chronicle, 1307-33

Andy King (Southampton)


7 November Mapping the medieval countryside? Digitizing the inquisitions 'post mortem'

Matthew Holford and Matthew Tompkins (Winchester)


14 November 'Seals in Medieval Wales': approaches to society, economy and culture

Elizabeth New and Phillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth)


21 November The Household Accounts of Elizabeth de Burgh, Lady of Clare (1295-1360)

Jennifer Ward (Goldsmiths)


28 November 'Dona et Exennia': Urban Patronage and the Yorkist Ruling Elite

Alexander Brondarbit (Winchester)


5 December 'Fings ain't what they used to be': How 15th-century Bristolians saw their past

Peter Fleming (UWE)


Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
9 January Isabetta Lascarina: a Greek refugee in early-Tudor England

Jonathan Mackman (York)


16 January Advowsons and local political networks in fifteenth-century England

Andrea Ruddick (York)

Please note: this meeting will take place in the Torrington Room, (Senate House, 1st floor, Room 104).


23 January Peasants and the Sea in Medieval England

Maryanne Kowaleski (Fordham)


30 January Law, society, and culture in late-medieval England: three problems; three questions

Tom Johnson (Birkbeck College)


6 February The development of the writ of 'praemunire facias' during the 14th century

Daniel Gosling (Leeds)


13 February The hue and cry in thirteenth-century England

Kenneth Duggan (King’s College)


20 February The Feckless Gaveston, the Avaricious Isabella, and the Officious Stapeldon: Cornwall's turbulent lordship and the county polity, 1300-1337

Sam Drake (Royal Holloway and Bedford New College)


27 February Political Spin in Fourteenth Century England? The Reputation of Queen Isabella of France

Laura Slater (York)


6 March The English under Burgundian banners, 1420-1435

Aleksandr Lobanov (Southampton)


13 March Late-Medieval Land Disputes and the Manipulation of the Inquisitions 'Post Mortem'

Simon Payling (History of Parliament)