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Reconfiguring the Fifteenth-Century Crusade / ed. Norman Housley

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

James Doherty reviews an exploration of the interplay of established crusading ideals and practices with the issues that occupied the attention of 15th-century Christendom.

La prison des pauvres: l'expérience des workhouses en Angleterre / Jacques Carré

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Pierre Botcherby tackles a fine example of foreign-language scholarship on British society and history.

Episcopal Power and Local Society in Medieval Europe, 900-1400 / eds. Peter Coss, Chris Dennis, Melissa Julian-Jones, Angelo Silvestri

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Philippa Byrne praises a well-judged and timely volume which highlights the excellent work being done on the bishop and his diocese.

Richard the Lionheart Exhibition / Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Emily Winkler enjoys an exhibition where pageantry, stateliness and effective design help create a compelling narrative.