Session Title

Identity Formation in Regionalized Medieval English Sources

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Institute for Medieval Research, Univ. of Nottingham; Medieval Research Centre, Univ. of Leicester

Organizer Name

Esther Lewis

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Nottingham

Presider Name

Rachael Harkes

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Durham

Paper Title 1

"I make my testament in forme folowyng": A Consideration of Self-Expression and Regional Variation in Late Medieval Wills and Testaments

Presenter 1 Name

Alexandra Marchbank

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Nottingham

Paper Title 2

Low Status Seals and Identity in Rural English Communities, ca. 1200-1350

Presenter 2 Name

Alister Sutherland

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Leicester

Paper Title 3

Identity as a Political Tool: The Pursuit of Independence in Late Medieval Reading

Presenter 3 Name

Joe Chick

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Warwick

Paper Title 4

Prayer Books, Wills, Possessions, and Priorities: A Discussion of Isabel Ruddok's Piety

Presenter 4 Name

Esther Lewis

Start Date

11-5-2019 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1335

Description

This panel brings together the research of four doctoral students from the Midlands, UK, who study a diverse source range to look at different manifestations of identity within regions of late medieval England. This session will consider a range of sources, including will, prayer books, grants, ordinances, charters and seals. It will consider gendered, pious, religious, urban, social, political and economic identities.

Esther Lewis, University of Nottingham

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May 11th, 3:30 PM

Identity Formation in Regionalized Medieval English Sources

Schneider 1335

This panel brings together the research of four doctoral students from the Midlands, UK, who study a diverse source range to look at different manifestations of identity within regions of late medieval England. This session will consider a range of sources, including will, prayer books, grants, ordinances, charters and seals. It will consider gendered, pious, religious, urban, social, political and economic identities.

Esther Lewis, University of Nottingham