British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Dr David Woodman reveals the steps that the Beverley clergy took to fill some awkward gaps in their legal records.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 17 (March 2011).
On 7 December 2010, a British Academy Forum debated the ‘Implications of the present coalition for British politics’. One of the participants, Martin Kettle, of the ‘Guardian’, reflects on the forces that brought together – and still hold together – the coalition government.
As part of her British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship (1998-2001), Dr Rebekah Widdowfield has been examining media representations of homelessness and homeless people in the local, regional and national press. This has been a wide-ranging study examining the type of article, content, approach, language and, where possible, the use of photographs and other visual imagery.
The two most recent catalogues in the British Academy’s series ‘Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi’ (‘Corpus of Medieval Window glass’) cover the counties of Lancashire and Cheshire. Their author, Dr Penny Hebgin-Barnes, explains how glazing with traditional religious themes survived the Reformation in north-west England.