Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies



Provisional Programme

Thursday 28th July
4:00 Arrival at Pyke House
6:00 Opening Reception at Battle Abbey
6:50 R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture: John Moore (University of Bristol), ‘Inside the Anglo-Norman family: love, marriage, and the family’
8:15 Dinner at Pyke House
Friday 29th July
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Howard Clarke (University College Dublin), ‘Evesham J and Evesham L: two early twelfth-century manorial surveys’
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Hugh Doherty (Faculty of Modern History, Oxford University), ‘Roger de Stuteville and Robert de Vaux, sheriffs of Northumberland and Cumberland, 1175–1185’
1:00 Lunch
2:30 Nicola Robertson (University of Leeds), ‘Dunstan and monastic reform: tenth-century fact or twelfth-century fiction?’
4:00 Tea
4:30 Kirsten Fenton (University of Liverpool), ‘The question of masculinity in William of Malmesbury’s presentation of Wulfstan of Worcester’
7:00 Dinner
Saturday 30th July
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Excursion to Patrixbourne church, Coldred church and castle, and Postling church (Kent), led by Tim Tatton-Brown (Salisbury)
7:00 Dinner
Sunday 31st July
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Vanessa King (Birkbeck College London), ‘Share and share alike? Anglo-Norman bishops and their cathedral chapters’
10:45 Coffee
11:15 Tracey-Anne Cooper (Boston College, U.S.A.), ‘The pragmatic handbook of an eleventh-century archbishop: Cotton Tiberius A.iii’
1:00 Lunch
2:30 David Roffe (Congleton), ‘Domesday now’
4:00 Tea. Display of medieval arms and armour by Ian Peirce
4:30 Paul Everson and David Stocker (English Heritage), ‘The common steeple? Church, liturgy, and settlement in early medieval Lincolnshire’
7:00 Dinner
Monday 1st August
8:00 Breakfast
9:30 The Acta of Henry I database. Introduction and demonstration by Richard Sharpe and Hugh Doherty (Faculty of Modern History, Oxford University)
10:45 Coffee
11:15   Stephen Baxter (King’s College London), ‘Land tenure and royal patronage in the early English kingdom, I’
1:00   Lunch
2:30   John Blair (The Queen’s College, Oxford), ‘Land tenure and royal patronage in the early English kingdom, II’
4:00   Tea
4:30   Close of conference