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Saturday 11th April 2015

9.00am  Coffee and registration

9.30am  Welcome



9.45 -11.15am

  • Dr David Stephenson (Bangor University):  The Making of the March
  • Dr Emma Cavell (University of Leeds): Welsh Princes and English Wives: Emma d’Audley and the Clash of Laws in Thirteenth - Century Northern Powys
  • Dr Charles Insley (University of Manchester): Mercians and the March, 900 - 950



11- 11.15 am Coffee

11.45am - 12.45pm 

  • Richard Morgan: Welsh and English Place Names and the March
  • Dr Chris Lewis  (Institute of Historical Research):  Making Englefield English:  the Naming of the Anglo - Saxon Landscape West of the Dee

12.45pm  Lunch



2.00 – 3.30pm 

  • Dr Adam Chapman (Institute of Historical Research): Projection of Power in North Wales and the March in the 1460s
  • Prof Helen Fulton (University of Bristol): The Model of a Marcher Lord: Poems to William Herbert (d. 1469)
  • Dr Sue Niebrzydowski (Bangor University): 'Ye know eek that in forme of speche is change withinne a thousand yeer’: Chaucer, Henryson and the Welsh Troelus a Chresyd

3.30pm Coffee



4.00 – 5.00pm

  • Martin Crampin (Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies): Wood, Stone and Glass in the March: Craft workshops and church furnishing in the late medieval period
  • Spencer Gavin Smith (Manchester Metropolitan University): Parks, Gardens and Designed Landscapes of North East Wales and North West Shropshire

5.00 – 5.15 pm Closing Remarks