Recycling and upcycling waste in the late medieval urban economy

Recycling and upcycling waste in the late medieval urban economy

By James Davis, Catherine Casson and John Lee Environment & History, essay no. 2 In the second part of our ‘Environment & History’ series, historians James Davis, Catherine Casson and John Lee share their research on the re-circulation of waste and...
Queenship and the language of politics in the thirteenth-century

Queenship and the language of politics in the thirteenth-century

By Anaïs Waag Until very recently medieval studies was dominated by the perception that women were actively kept away from political power – a notion we owe mainly to nineteenth-century historians. While there was undoubtedly a preference for male rulers throughout...