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

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, South Block, first 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)

Please note:  this session takes place in SAS room 246, South Block, second floor


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)