Memory and Commemoration in Medieval England: Programme

Tuesday, 15th July 2008

1.30 Registration and Refreshment

2.30 Welcome and Introduction: Gordon Kingsley and Caroline Barron

2.45-3.45 Paul Binski, Developments in the study of Medieval Art in the last 25

3.45 Tea

4.15-6.15 Memory and Commemoration in Literature session

Mary Carruthers, Seeing and remembering: Chaucer’s visionary Troilus
David Griffith, English commemorative inscriptions: some literary dimensions

6.30 Dinner

7.30-9.00 Pamela Tudor Craig, Lady Wedgwood, The Origins of the Symposium
Tim Knox, Harlaxton Manor and its owners

9.00 Bar

Wednesday, 16th July

7.00-8.30 Breakfast

9.00-10.00 Joel Rosenthal, Developments in the study of medieval history in the last twenty-five years

10.00 Coffee

10.30-12.30 Location of Obits and Chantries session

David Lepine, Obits in Cathedrals
Jerome Bertram, The Placebo and Dirge illustrated
Rob Kinsey, Hedging your bets: the Thorpe family chantries and the location of remembrance in 14th Century England
Cindy Woods, Cage Chantries
Meriel Connor, Fifteenth century monastic obituaries: the evidence of Christ Church Priory, Canterbury

12.30 Lunch

2.0 Expedition to Heydour church: David King to lead.

3.30 Tea

4.00-6.00 Session on the material culture of commemoration

Claire Daunton, The Living and the Dead: Norfolk Glass 1340-1540
Sally Badham, Robertsons remembered: the commemoration of an
Algarkirke family of Merchants of the Staple of Calais
Christian Steer and Christian Liddy, The Creation of Lineage: the Lumley Family
Nick Holder, Medieval foundation stones and foundation ceremonies

6.00-6.30 Reception hosted by Maneys

6.30 Dinner

7.30-9.00 Remembering Agincourt

Nicola Coldstream, Henry V’s Agincourt Pageant
Peregrine Horden, The Founding of All Souls College

9.00 Bar
Thursday July 17

7.00-8.30 Breakfast
09.00–10.00 Preparation for trip to Haddon Hall

Short talks on the medieval chapel at Haddon hall (with slides and handouts) by:
Richard Marks on the glass
Nigel Ramsay on the alabaster retable
Mellie Naydenova-Slade on the wall paintings

10.30 Leave for Haddon Hall

12.30 Arrive at Haddon Hall. No guided tour, but time to explore chapel, house and eat lunch in the cafeteria.

3.0 Leave Haddon

4.45 Tea
5.15-6.30 The Commemorative Audience
Nicholas Orme, Medieval Tourism
Richard Marks, Entumbid right princly: the Beauchamp Chapel at Warwick and the Politics of Interment

7.00 Reception

7.30 Conference Dinner
Friday 18 July

7.00-8.30 Breakfast

9.00-10.0 Derek Pearsall, Developments in the study of Medieval Literature in
the last 25 years
10.00-11.15 Royal Commemoration

Mark Ormrod, Commemoration at the 14th Century English royal court
Sophie Oosterwijk, A Dance for a Dead King? Charles VI and the danse macabre mural at Les Innocents in Paris

11.15 Coffee

11.45-1.00 Aristocratic Commemoration

Jenny Ward, Who to commemorate and why? Commemoration of the Nobility in Eastern England in the fourteenth century

Nigel Saul, Multiple Meanings of Remembrance

1.00 Lunch and depart