Virtual Conference: Medieval Heraldry, London Medieval Society, 21 November 2020

Join London Medieval Society for a one-day colloquium exploring heraldry in the medieval period. 21 November 2020 via Zoom.

The London Medieval Society is proud to announce our first online colloquium, where we will be discussing all things heraldic.

Programme (GMT)

10.15: Alfred Hiatt – Welcome and Introduction

10.30: Alan V. Murray (University of Leeds) – The Origins of Heraldry: Where, When, and Above All, Why?

11.30: Break

11.45: James Lloyd (College of Arms) – The Mercian Saltire

12.30pm: Sheri Chriqui (Royal Holloway) – Lionized Fields in Medieval Heraldry

1.15pm: Lunch Break (provided by your fridge)

2.00pm: Marcus Meer (German Historical Institute): A Herald’s Worst Nightmare: Merchants’ Marks, Heraldry, and Urban Identity in Sixteenth-Century Germany

2.45pm: Round Table (all speakers)

3.30pm: End of Event

Tickets are free of charge.

A link to the Zoom meeting will be sent via email. Get your tickets here.


Published by Roisin Astell

Roisin Astell received a First Class Honours in History of Art at the University of York (2014), under the supervision of Dr Emanuele Lugli. After spending a year learning French in Paris, Roisin then completed an MSt. in Medieval Studies at the University of Oxford (2016), where she was supervised by Professor Gervase Rosser and Professor Martin Kauffmann. In 2017, Roisin was awarded a CHASE AHRC studentship as a doctoral candidate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, under the supervision of Dr Emily Guerry.

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