Tag Archives: Medieval

Medical Aspects of Medieval Monuments

Monumental Brass Society A general meeting of the Society is being held at St Bartholomew-the-Less, on Saturday 5th November 2016. Programme 2.00pm – Welcome and introductory remarks, Martin Stuchfield, President of the MBS 2.05pm – An Introduction to St Bartholomew-the-Less, a parish Church and hospital chapel. Martin Dudley, Rector of the church. 2.25pm – Gift Giving and the Art of

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CBASE annual conference and AGM

Pots, Palaces Parks: Archaeology in the South East AD 1000–1700 2016 Annual Conference and AGM  Saturday 19th November Sevenoaks School (Recital Room), Sevenoaks, Kent Ticket prices:  £16 for members and students / £20 for non-members.   Payment can be made by cheque on by online BACS payment. Prices include refreshments and admittance to the finds displays (further details to follow). Speakers

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Heraldic Badges conference

Heraldic Badges: From Miniature to Monumental, 1300–1500 Location: The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London Date: Thursday 29 September 2016 – 10:15 am – 6:30 pm The question of how to represent a person was of great importance to artists and patrons in the later Middle Ages. While much attention has focused on the development of facial likeness in

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Recent acquisitions

Listed below are some of our recent additions to the library: Books: ‘Zeal unabated: the life of Thomas Fletcher Waghorn (1800-1850)’ by Andrew Ashbee (2016) 21 titles from the Orpington and District Archaeological Society ‘Rookwood family papers 1606-1761’ edited by Francis Young (2016) ‘From ships to sheep: the story of Smallhythe’ by Tony Butler et.al. (2015) ‘Political and religious reactions

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Churches Conference September 2016

The Society for Church Archaeology Conference has been announced. The 2016 Conference will be held in Canterbury on Sept 2nd-4th, 2016, on the subject of ‘Church and Industry’. The conference will be held at Canterbury Christ Church University, and will focus on the association of industrial activity with major monastic institutions from the early medieval to early modern period. This

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Southeast England Regional Conference 2016

The 2nd Biennial Southeast England Regional Conference will be held Saturday 26th November 2016 on the topic of ‘Geology, Landscape and Man in Southeast England‘. Venue: Exhibition Hall, Worthing College: Time: All day Fee: £25 including coffee/tea/biscuits, buffet lunch and conference publication Email: anthony.brook27@btinternet.com For details on the speakers and topic covered please click on this link – SE England conference 2016

Richborough through the ages: conference

The School of Humanities Centre for Research in Kent History and Archaeology is pleased to announce a one day conference ‘Richborough through the Ages’, that will take place on Saturday 25 June 2016. The conference consists of four sessions, taking the history of Richborough from Roman and Anglo Saxon times through the Medieval period, the First World War and culminating

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New titles in the library

We recently accepted a number of books as a donation from Mike Ahsley. Many of these titles may be of interest to the general reader. They are listed below and cover topics including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, military history and kingship: ‘Ethelbert’s kingdom’ by Michael David Mirans (1981) ‘1066: the hidden history of the Bayeux Tapestry’ by Andrew Bridgeford (2004)

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