Medieval buildings

Guest post: Medieval Colleges of the University of Cambridge

Today I have the pleasure to present a guest post on six of Cambridge’s medieval colleges, written especially for this blog by my very good friend Jonathan Goddard. Jonathan is a fellow Bangor alumnus, an almost Cambridge native (he moved there from Cornwall aged 3 and a half!), and travel writer – you can find him… Continue reading Guest post: Medieval Colleges of the University of Cambridge

London · Medieval buildings · Medieval history

Terrain and Topography: The Middle Ages as Home

On Friday I had a meeting on the Strand for The Academic Book of the Future Project. I decided to take the number 15 bus from my native East London, not just for reasons of practicality (it would essentially deliver me door-to-door for a modest sum, plus the weather was good for once, making the Tube… Continue reading Terrain and Topography: The Middle Ages as Home

Medieval buildings · Medieval history

Suffolk: A Medievalist’s Paradise

The end of last year was a whirligig of activity, with teaching, freelance web-editing, and thesisising all featuring heavily on the agenda. Plus a pinch of socialising, of course. Thankfully this year has already started to bear the fruits of my endeavours – including an exciting new job! But more on that another time. So whilst I’m… Continue reading Suffolk: A Medievalist’s Paradise

London · Medieval buildings · Medieval kings and queens

St Katharine’s by the Tower: London’s Forgotten Medieval Hospital

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that a while ago I said I wanted to write a guided walk around medieval sites in London. I started writing, but it soon became clear that it would be far too long for a single post! So in order to do each place justice… Continue reading St Katharine’s by the Tower: London’s Forgotten Medieval Hospital