IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016

Medieval and Tudor London Sponsored in memory of Dr Elspeth Veale Convenors: Professor Caroline M.Barron (RHUL), Professor Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck), Dr Julia Merritt (University of Nottingham). For enquiries relating to this seminar, or you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact Vanessa Harding: V.Harding@bbk.ac.uk The Medieval and Tudor London Seminar runsContinue reading “IHR Medieval and Tudor London Seminars, Summer Term 2016”

Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries

In November the Courtauld group informally known as the “Tomb Raiders” visited the Charterhouse (http://www.thecharterhouse.org/) and St Bartholomew the Great (http://greatstbarts.com/), two Smithfield priory foundations with ancient and architecturally-complicated histories. Established in Smithfield in 1371 as a Carthusian priory, the Charterhouse today is an almshouse for around 40 single men over the age of sixty,Continue reading “Study Day: Charterhouse & Great St Bart’s: City sanctuaries”