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Past MA Dissertations

  • Anne Clarke, 'The Guilds of 14C. Coventry: an assessment of their functions and fortunes' [2012, Clive Burgess]
  • Corinne Dale, 'The Religious Significance of Dwelling-Places in the Exeter Book Poems' [2012, Jenny Neville]
  • Summer Heth, 'Assess the effects of the artistic, spiritual and liturgical involvement visible in the curches of North East Anglia in the century before the Reformation' [2012, Clive Burgess]
  • Caroline Metcalfe, 'William Porland, clerk (d.1440) and the Brewers' Company of London: A study of Guildhall Library Manuscript 5440' [2012, Caroline Barron]
  • Peter Moralee, 'The Oyer and Terminer of the High Treason of John Frammesley' [2012, Peregrine Horden]
  • Dana Pryor, 'What were the differing purposes of book ownership and book management in Medieval London from 1350 to 1450?' [2012, Clive Burgess]
  • Claire Trenery, 'Miracles for the Mad: mental illness in the 12th-century miracles of Thomas Becket' [2012, Peregrine Horden]
  • George Paterson, 'The Murder of William Ayscough: Court Politics and Diocese Neglect'  [2011, Nigel Saul]
  • Michael Lawn, 'The English art of war: decline of the martial spirit in the fifteenth century?'  [2011, Nigel Saul]
  • Toby Wheeler, 'A case study of illegal livery giving: The indictment of Sir William Courtenay of Powderham for alleged illegal giving and receiving of his livery before a commission of over and terminer, dated 1490' [2011, Nigel Saul]
  • Euan Roger, 'The building works in the precinct of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, during the masterships of John White (1418-23) and John Wakeryng (1423-66)'  [2011, Clive Burgess]
  • Joseph Wilkins, 'The most expensive street in medieval London? The maintenance of London Bridge' [2011, Caroline Barron]
  • Tim Flight, 'The Representation of the Otherworld in Anglo-Saxon literature' [2011, Jenny Neville]
  • Dan Gosling, 'Rochester Bridge Chapel 1393-1549' [2011, Clive Burgess]
  • Rachel Hill, 'A Lost Princess: Eleanor of Woodstock, Countess of Guelders (1318-1355)'  [2011, Caroline Barron]
  • Rosie Holden, 'Repetition and Identity in The Battle of Maldon' [2010, Jenny Neville]
  • Natasha Lett, 'Friendship in Old English Wisdom Literature' [2010, Jenny Neville]
  • James Heath, 'Merlin's Prophecy: A Critical Edition' [2010, Ruth Kennedy]
  • Charmaine Tarry, 'Ponthus' [2010, Ruth Kennedy]
  • Frederick Jéquier, 'Were Byzantine concepts of Holy War different from their perceptions of "normal" warfare during the Medieval Period?' [2011, Jonathan Harris]
  • Dhara Patel, 'Piety and Patronage: How did the Queenship of Melisende of Jerusalem Reflect Female Piety in the Twelfth-Century Holy Land?' [2010, Jonathan Phillips]
  • Kate Sweeney, 'Lady Chapels in Mary's Dowry: What can Marian Devotion add to our Understanding of Popular Belief in Medieval England?' [2010, Clive Burgess]
  • Toby Benson, 'The Cutlers' Craft in 15C London: Corporate and Personal Charity' [2010, Jonathan Harris]
  • Joshua Edwards, 'St Bartholomew's Hospital, London: A Study in Institutional Continuity' [2010, Clive Burgess]
  • Heather Mackie, 'An Examination of the Use and Maintenance of London Bridge: 1468-1502' [2010, Caroline Barron]
  • Mark Whelan, 'Sigismund's Response to Defeat at Nicopolis, 1396-1437: A Change for the Better?' [2010, Jonathan Harris]
  • Laura Wood, 'Alice Hampton, d. 1516: The Life of a Late Medieval Vowess' [2010, Caroline Barron]
  • Eckert, Guenevere, '"…[I]t was his right to beat his wife": Domestic Violence in Late Medieval England' (2009, C. Barron)
  • Pascual, Lucia,'Jaquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford and Lady Rivers (c.1416-1472)' (2009, C. Barron)
  • Sasai, Machi, 'The Cutlers' Craft in 15C London: Corporate and Personal Charity' (2009, C. Barron)
  • Wan, Di, 'Communal Responses to the Black Death in London: 1348 to 1351' (2009, P. Horden)
  • Brown Peter, 'Child Marriage in Medieval and Early Modern England'(2008, CBarron)
  • Challenor, Ben, 'Compare, Contrast and Evaluate the preparations of Louis VII, Philip Augustus and Louis IX for their respective crusades to the Holy Land and what implications they had on the outcome of their crusades' (2008, JPhillips)
  • Clark, Nicola, ' "Richly beseen": Women at the court of Henry VII',(2008, CBarron)
  • Farris, Charles, 'A Monastic Cult and the Lay Response: The Wardens' Accounts of Saint Ivo's Shrine at Ramsey Abbey' (2008, CBurgess)
  • Finn, Ruth, 'Marriage and Adultery in 15C. London - Fact or Fiction?' (2008, PHorden/CBarron)
  • Kern, Kate, 'The religious concerns of Isabella de Fortibus: some unstudied aspects of her life' (2008, CBarron)
  • Kusander, Chloe, 'Sir Baldwin Raddington d. 1401', (2008, CBarron)
  • Rodden, Davy, 'The Foreign Policies of King Amalric I of Jerusalem, 1163-1174' (2008, JPhillips)
  • Sroma, Anastasija, 'Horses in Arthurian Romance' (2008, RField)
  • Dargen-Murphy, Margaret, ‘Forging the “Mattter of England” in Anglo-Saxon England and Shakespeare’s History Plays’ (2008, JNeville & KRyan]
  • Justin Colston, 'Alien Fraternities in Later Medieval London' (2007)
  • Eliza Wheaton, 'Edward IV and the Kingly Style of Henry V'
  • Nicola Gust, 'A Study of the Church and Parish of St Peter Cornhill, London, in the 15th Century' (2006)
  • William Bird, 'What influence did Anne Boleyn exert on the English Reformation during the period 1532-36?' (2005)
  • Helen Burnside, '"Biddeþ Peres Plowman Go to his Werk": Revolution and Social Justice in the York and Wakefield Corpus Christi Plays' (2005)
  • Zoe Gibbons, 'Voices of Authority in the Medieval Dido Myth' (2005)
  • Frances Hosking, 'Perceptions of Non-Europeans recorded by European Travellers 1095 to 1295' (2005)
  • Dorothy Welch, '"Fifty years of turmoil in the English Countryside?" A Study of a Berkshire Manor' (2005)
  • Samantha Harper, 'Robert Stillington, Bishop of Bath and Wells: Church, State and Mystery in the Time of Edward IV' (2005)
  • Naomi Edmonds, 'The Inventory of Robert Alford, Draper of London, 1546' (2005)
  • Jane Duffy, 'Assess the differences in Franish diplomatic practice towards the Byzantines, the Arab States and the Mongols' (2005)
  • Angelica Ortiz, 'New Representations of Women as Healers and as Cure: Using Thirteenth Century Romances for a Broader Perspective of History' (2005)
  • Jessica Paz, 'For the love of a Welshman: Katherine of Valois and life after the death of Henry V, 1422-1437' (2005)
  • Peter Le Grys 'How did Western Understanding of Mongol Lifestyle Impact Upon Perceptions of the Steppe People in the 13C.?' (2005)
  • Tina Ponzetti, 'The Understanding and treatment of mental illness in the later Middle Ages with special respect to the city of London' (2005)
  • Dominique Shembry, 'Hero or Traitor: Images of Richard I by his Contemporaries' (2005)
  • Colin Smith, 'Examination of an Early London Chronicle' (2005)
  • Jake Snyder, 'Filling the Gaps: Style I Anglo-Saxon Animal Art and the Structure of Beowulf' (2005)
  • Michael Warren, '"When...þe wodes waxen grene": Defining and Representing Love in Early Middle English Love-Lyrics' (2005)
  • Rupert Webber, 'The visual representations of St. Sitha in Medieval England c.1400-c.1550' (2005) 
  • Kate Dosanjh, 'Loosed From [His] Earthly Prison: Reading Malory's Le Morte Darthur as a Prison Text' (2004)
  • Kelly Pfaff, 'Strange Departures: Uses of realism and fantasy in the heroic development of Chretien de Troyes's Perceval and Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival' (2004
  • Jessica Lutkin, 'The Craft of Joiners of London, 1200-1550' (2004)
  • Rupert Clark, 'A Study of three London parishes and their clergy c.1490-1540' (2004)
  • Joseph Kanaan, 'Sir Walter Raleigh: His Personal Concerns with Colonisation and Exploration' (2004)
  • Nicholas Morton, 'How was Maccabean Imagery used in Crusade Literature?' (2004)
  • Jennifer Murray, 'A Discussion of Domestic Interiors in 14c. London' (2004)
  • Niamh O'Brien, 'The Impact of Signs, Portents and Eschatology on the Crusades: 1095-1267' (2004)
  • Hayley Reed, 'Monasticism and The Women of Byzantiym: did the monastic vocation offer a path to genuine spirituality for women 1843-1453?' (2004)
  • Christine Winter, 'The Portsoken Presentments: An Analysis of a London Ward in the 15th c.' (2004)
  • Emma Brickwood, 'The Treatment of Women in the Lais of Marie de France and in Selected English Breton Lays' (2003)
  • Stephen Penn, '"He is this Lightning": How do the Overman Theories Presented in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra Alter our Views of the Medieval Romance Hero?' (2001)
  • Keith Blount, 'Texts and Contexts: A Study of British Library MS Cotton Caligula A.ii' (2000)
  • Robert Garrard, 'The Landscape of Exile and Despair in Selected Pre- and Post-Conquest Texts' (1999)
  • Nan Robertson, 'The Eye and the Heart: An Exploration' (1999)
  • Anne Goble, 'The "Ballad of a Tyrannical Husband" in Chetham's MS 8009: A Study' (1998)
  • Mark Kaiser, 'A Comparison of the Presentation and Literary Function of the Court in Middle High German and Middle English Arthurian Literature (Hartmann von Aue, Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and the Alliterative Morte Arthure) (1998)
  • Ki-Quen Chiu, 'The House of Lot in Medieval Arthurian Tradition' (1998)
  • Bunny Wong, 'The Inter-relationship between Real and Ideal Ways of Seeing in Troilus and Criseyde' (1998)
  • Emma Middleton, 'Anti-Scottish Sentiment in Some Middle English Works from the North of England' (1997)
  • Lynn Taylor-Gooby, 'The Development of Drama in London 1300-1550' (1997)
  • Cynthia Fordham, 'Convention, Personification and Gender in the Medieval Debate Poem Death and Liffe' (1996)
  • Frank Millard, 'The Awntyrs of Arthure: Problems and Patterns' (1996)
  • Alison Truelove, 'The Stonor Women in the Later Middle Ages' (1996)
  • Tim Shaw, 'Contextualising the Winchester Songbook, Cu 5943' (1996)
  • Katrina Lewis, 'Lydgate's Religious Poetry, Female Patronage and Piety' (1996)
  • Erik Weiss, 'Lollardy in London: An Analysis of the Lollard Community in London 1384-1520' (1995)
  • Sara Hollowell, '"Al here love and in what plight they died": A Comparison of the Romance of Tristan and Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde (1994)
  • Michelle Tan, ' "Stonde with the Kyng, Mayntene the Croun": The Public Poetry of Nationalism (by Minot and others)' (1994)
  • Jenny Johnson, 'Medieval London in Saint Erkenwald (1993)
  • Angela Fairbank, 'The Dantean Idea of Nobility in the Later Medieval Period' (1990)
  • Richard White, 'The Role of Gauvain in Old French and Middle English Literature, in Relation to the Conflicting Loyalties of Arthurian Society' (1990)
  • Eileen G. Hassell, 'Studies in the Poetry of John of Howden and John Pecham, some time Archbishop of Canterbury' (1990)
  • Helen Pearce, 'Some Aspects of the Ritual and Symbolic Importance of the Sword in Medieval Arthurian Literature' (1988)
   
 
 
 

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