Mel Walters

On-line talk Pilgrimage in Wales: then and now

Madeleine Gray is Professor Emerita of Ecclesiastical History at the University of South Wales. She has close links with a number of heritage and community organisations, including the Church Monuments Society. She has published extensively on late medieval and early modern history with a particular focus on visual and material evidence for the history of …

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Online talk – Creature Comforts in Medieval Mid-Wales

Prof Marged Haycock is a native of Radnorshire and emeritus professor of Welsh, University of Aberystwyth, where she taught for 36 years, before teaching in the University of Vienna in 2016 to 2018. Her books on medieval Welsh poetry include Blodeugerdd Barddas o Ganu Crefyddol Cynnar (1994), Legendary Poems from the Book of Taliesin (2007, …

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On-line talk – Stephenson Piety & Peril

On-line talk – ‘Piety and Peril: medieval monastic foundation and consequent violence’ by Dr David Stephenson   Dr David Stephenson’s career as a historian has taken him to appointments in the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Aberystwyth, Bangor and more. He is a prize-winning author of several standard works on medieval Welsh History, and a well-known …

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