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New Medieval Books: From Ironmaking to Psalters

Five recently publishing books covering the Middle Ages…Medieval IrelandBy Clare DownhamCambridge University PressISBN: 9781139381598Excerpt: This book attempts to show how Ireland altered over the course of eleven hundred years from AD 400 to AD 1500. While the Middle Ages is popularly perceived as a period of stagnation and limited intellectual horizons, closer study reveals it to be a period of remarkable change and creativity.
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Decline or Transformation? Archaeology and the Late Medieval ‘Urban Decline’ in Southern England

Decline or Transformation? Archaeology and the Late Medieval ‘Urban Decline’ in Southern EnglandBy Ben JervisArchaeological Journal, Vol.174:1 (2017)Abstract: Archaeological evidence is used to examine how urban life changed in the later medieval towns of Sussex, Surrey, and Hampshire in southern England, in light of ongoing debates about the existence of a fifteenth-century urban ‘decline’.
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Project to datamine medieval medical texts wins fellowship

Dr Erin Connelly of the University of Warwick has been awarded a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship for her research on the use of medieval medical texts for modern medicines.The UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships fund was created in 2018 and is designed to increase the supply of talented individuals needed for British-based research and innovation.
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Rare Collection of Royal Charters to Be Preserved for Future Generations

Rare Collection of Royal Charters to Be Preserved for Future GenerationsA rare collection of royal charters dating back to the 12th century will be restored as part of a new project to preserve the precious documents for future generations.The ‘Lincoln Charters Project’, which is a partnership between the University of Lincoln, UK, and the City of Lincoln Council, will see conservators and medieval experts at the University working to preserve, digitally record, and analyse some of the city’s most prized manuscripts.
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