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#IBelieveHer Abduction and Rape in Late Medieval Ireland

Happy Women's History Month (with 10 minutes to go!)The events over the last few weeks in Belfast have compelled me to write... • posted 53 days ago

Monks behaving badly

A well-behaved monkIt has been almost a year since my last blog post! I can’t believe how quickly 2016 has flown by... • posted 502 days ago

Men behaving badly: Richard de Cantelup, sheriff of Kerry, and his followers

Sadly, Alan Rickman, who played the deliciously hammy sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, passed away... • posted 859 days ago

What happened to the bodies of executed felons in medieval Dublin (and where were...

First of all, apologies for the gap between blog posts - I will try to do better in 2016!The Irish plea rolls furnish... • posted 872 days ago