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Wonderwomen (Medieval Avengers #2)

The ‘wonderwomen’ of the Medieval Avengers are Margaret (a defeater of dragons), Catherine (a genius and badass), and Barbara (who will save you from lightning).

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December 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Who were the medieval Avengers? (Medieval Avengers #1)

A year and a half ago I wrote a post that explored how saints were the superheroes of the Middle Ages. This team of saints is the medieval equivalent of Marvel’s Avengers.

October 19, 2015 · 10 Comments

Changes to the blog and some hedgehogs

This is just a quick note to call attention to the updated ‘About’ section. Also, there will be a proper new post very soon. In the meantime, here’s an adorable video about medieval hedgehogs to enjoy.

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Highlights from my first time at the ’Zoo

This month I attended my first International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS, aka the ’zoo) at Kalamazoo, Michigan. (For all you non-medievalists out there, yes, Kalamazoo is a real place.)

May 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Underground Medieval London

As part of this year’s Arts and Humanities Festival, several of us at King’s College London decided to address the theme of ‘Underground’ by inviting people to experience the three remaining medieval crypts in London: St Etheldreda’s, Whitefriars, and St Bride’s.

November 2, 2014 · 6 Comments

From Codex to Coding: A Week at MMSDA

Medieval and Modern Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age (MMSDA) is an intensive training programme on the analysis, description and editing of manuscripts, held jointly in Cambridge and London. This was my experience.

July 11, 2014 · 4 Comments