Helen Fulton has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship from 2020–2022 to work on a project called ‘Medieval Welsh Political Poetry’.
The project will result in an edition of medieval Welsh poetry that throws light on the politics of Wales and England in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, and a study of the Welsh Marcher lord, Sir William Herbert, who played a key role as a Yorkist in the Wars of the Roses. Read more.
The Mortimer History Society has announced the fifth round of its annual essay prize. Essays will be accepted on any aspect relating to the history, geopolitics, topography, laws, economy, society and culture of medieval borderlands 1066-1542, or any aspect of the medieval Mortimer family of Wigmore. The closing date is 1st March 2021.Read more.
The annual Fifteenth Century Conference will be held at the University of Bristol from 2-4 September 2021. This is a postponement of the 2020 conference originally scheduled for September 2020, postponed due to the Covid pandemic.
The theme of the conference is ‘Disruption’, and the call for papers will be posted soon. All papers accepted for the 2020 conference will be automatically accepted for the 2021 conference. Please send enquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org.