Battle Conference of Anglo-Norman Studies



Thursday 28 July
2:00 - 4:00   Arrival and Registration at King’s Manor. Tea and coffee provided.
5:30   R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture: Paul Hyams (Cornell University)
Freedom, Servitude, and the Incarnation on the English Manor during the Long Thirteenth Century
6:45   Reception at King’s Manor
7:30   Dinner at King’s Manor
Friday 29 July
9:30   Ann Williams (University of East Anglia)
The Piety of Earl Godwine
10:45   Coffee
11:15   Toivo Holopainen (University of Helsinki)
“Lanfranc of Bec” and Berengar of Tours
1:00   Lunch at King’s Manor
2:00   Christopher Norton (University of York) & Stuart Harrison (Ryedale Archaeology Services Ltd)
Lastingham, York and the Architecture of the Benedictines in Yorkshire
3:45   Tea
4:15   James Bickford Smith
Orderic Vitalis, Robert Curthose, and the Myth of the Norman Anarchy
5:30   Walking Tour of York led by Christopher Norton
7:30   Conference Dinner at Merchant Adventurers' Hall
Saturday 30 July
9:30   Martin Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)
Mints and Money in Norman England
10:45   Coffee
11:15   Marie-Agnès Lucas-Avenel (Université de Caen Basse-Normandie)
La chronique de Geoffroi Malaterra ou la légitimation de la conquête de l’Italie méridionale
1:00   Depart for visits to Lastingham and Rievaulx (packed lunch provided);
dinner, Worsley Arms, Hovingham
9:30   Return to King’s Manor
Sunday 31 July
9:30   Henry Bainton (University of York)
History and Public Life in Later Twelfth-Century England
10:45   Coffee
11:15   Chris Lewis (King’s College, London)
The Invention of the Manor in Norman England
1:00   Lunch at King’s Manor
2:00   Visit to York Minster led by Christopher Norton & Stuart Harrison
3:30   Rebecca Slitt (Queen’s University, Ontario)
The Two Deaths of William Longsword: Wace, William of Malmesbury, and the Norman Past
4:45   Tea
5:30   Nicholas Brooks (University of Birmingham)
Archbishop Æthelnoth the Good and His Knights: The Origins of Canterbury’s Feudal Quota


  Free Evening. Conference Delegates to make their own arrangements for dinner
Monday 1 August
9:30   Jonathan Grove (Cambridge University)
Abbo of Fleury, Ælnoth of Canterbury, and the obstinacy of the Danes
10:45   Coffee
11:15   Tom Licence (University of East Anglia)
Herbert Losinga’s Trip to Rome and the Bishopric of Bury St Edmunds
1:00   Lunch at King’s Manor
2:00   Close of Conference