St Andrews is one of the foremost European centres for the study of the Middle Ages. In particular, the Department provides special concentrations of experience in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages; mediaeval British history; twelfth-century studies; and the Mediterranean world of the Middle Ages.

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Recent Submissions

  • Politics, policy and power : the Marcher lords and the English crown in the March of Wales, 1254-1272 

    Ayton, Alastair Iain (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-01) - Thesis
    This thesis is a study of Marcher lords between 1254 and 1272. Those studied include: the Bigod earls of Norfolk; the de Clare earls of Gloucester and Hertford; the de Bohun earls of Hereford and Essex; the Mortimer lords ...
  • The production of the Anglo-Saxon laws : from Alfred to Cnut 

    Ivarsen, Ingrid (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-30) - Thesis
    This thesis examines the production of written law in Anglo-Saxon England by asking some basic questions. What is ‘an Anglo-Saxon law’? Where and when were surviving laws made? Who wrote them? What characterizes the laws ...
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    Merino Jaso, Maria Sofia (University of St Andrews, 2020-07-30) - Thesis
  • Social and cultural interactions across the Byzantine-Armenian frontier, c. 900–1045 

    Nakada, Kosuke (University of St Andrews, 2020-06) - Thesis
    This thesis explores understudied aspects of the interactions between Byzantium and Armenia through the ninth to the eleventh centuries. The period in question was a transformative era for Armenia. As a result of the ...
  • Domestic slavery in Syria and Egypt, 1200-1500 

    Hagedorn, Jan Hinrich (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    This study investigates domestic slavery in Syrian and Egyptian society from the thirteenth century to the fifteenth century. It focuses on the agency of slaves in the context of master-slave relationships within households ...

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